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Shooting out film

I found a polaroid 600 camera so i don't know it's history at all but i figured i'd give it a try because i found a store that still has some 600 film. 
as you know the camera doesn't turn on unless it has film in it, so i placed the film in just like the user manual said (i found the manual on polaroid.com) and it ejected the first black sheet of non-film - like it's supposed to but then the camera just continued to eject the sheets of film until the film ran out!  it waisted my film and my money :(  is the camera broken? is there a way to fix this? or did i do something wrong?

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Unfortunately you have a broken camera and it's not really fixable. There are plenty of free/cheap examples on FreeCycle and in thrift/charity shops but as you've discovered to your cost there's only one rather expensive way to find out whether they work...

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