Re: Razr V3 that survived washing machine?
The best thing you can do when something like a cell phone or an mp3 player or whatever gets wet is to not turn it on while it's wet. Disassemble it and let it dry completely before you attempt to power it up. Dry rice works very well.
When all else fails...Ham Radio!
I still have the same old HP DV9700T laptop I've had for years...still kickin'