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Old September 25 2013, 02:11 AM   #1
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Users destroy iPhones after fake waterproof advert

Wow, really?

You saw an (admittedly real-looking) ad that told you to drop your iPhone into water and you did it?

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/technolog...of-advert.html
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Old September 26 2013, 10:42 AM   #2
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Re: Users destroy iPhones after fake waterproof advert

iPhones don't survive being dropped in water? I've dropped my phone in the toilet multiple times. Admittedly, I was quick to take the battery out and dry it as well as I could.
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Old September 26 2013, 02:01 PM   #3
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Re: Users destroy iPhones after fake waterproof advert

HaplessCrewman wrote: View Post
Wow, really?

You saw an (admittedly real-looking) ad that told you to drop your iPhone into water and you did it?

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/technolog...of-advert.html
Most responses are probably fake as well.

"Wtf iOS7 isn't waterproof!! Now my phone's at the bottom of the river,"

Yeah, right.
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Old September 26 2013, 03:08 PM   #4
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iPhones don't survive being dropped in water? I've dropped my phone in the toilet multiple times. Admittedly, I was quick to take the battery out and dry it as well as I could.
You know, there are some times when one probably should put down the phone.
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Old September 26 2013, 03:36 PM   #5
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Re: Users destroy iPhones after fake waterproof advert

Yeah I've never taken a mobile phone into a bathroom to begin with. Dropping one in your own crap repeatidly is the dumbest single thing I've ever heard anyone do with a phone.
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Old September 26 2013, 04:55 PM   #6
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Re: Users destroy iPhones after fake waterproof advert

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Yeah I've never taken a mobile phone into a bathroom to begin with.
Really? So when you're out in the world, and nature calls, what do you do with your phone when you need to use a public restroom? Because most guys I know don't empty their pockets before using the Gent's.
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Old September 26 2013, 05:00 PM   #7
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Yeah I've never taken a mobile phone into a bathroom to begin with.
Really? So when you're out in the world, and nature calls, what do you do with your phone when you need to use a public restroom? Because most guys I know don't empty their pockets before using the Gent's.
But you keep the phone in the pocket, don't you? And I've never seen a phone jump out of a pocket into the water in a suicide attempt.
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Old September 26 2013, 05:10 PM   #8
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Re: Users destroy iPhones after fake waterproof advert

I'm not even addressing the notion of how one's phone might get into the toilet; just Chem's ludicrous assertion that he's never brought a cellphone into a bathroom.

Hiking up your pants after a dump is one of those times when stuff in pockets are especially vulnerable to dropage.
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Old September 26 2013, 07:18 PM   #9
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Re: Users destroy iPhones after fake waterproof advert

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You know, there are some times when one probably should put down the phone.
If you think the toilet is a bad idea, try an icy ramp some day. The phone is usually the first to fall, and then you follow shortly, smashing all over it. The bastard is dead, and your ass hurts. If you're lucky, you might get a bruise in its shape.

Besides, I rarely use my phone elsewhere. Reading a book and illuminating the toilet pan when the lights are out – people use their phones for other things now?

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I've never seen a phone jump out of a pocket into the water in a suicide attempt.
Making stuff crawling down your pockets with your pants down is relatively easy, but if you've got trouble with getting stuff crawl up, I can help. I've done both multiple times.
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Old September 26 2013, 08:00 PM   #10
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Yeah I've never taken a mobile phone into a bathroom to begin with.
Really? So when you're out in the world, and nature calls, what do you do with your phone when you need to use a public restroom? Because most guys I know don't empty their pockets before using the Gent's.
I never use public bathrooms. And as Jarod points out, when I'm outdoors it's securely in one of my pockets, unable to fall out anywhere.
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Old September 28 2013, 11:26 PM   #11
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If you are that stupid then you get what's coming to you.
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Old September 29 2013, 12:16 AM   #12
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I never use public bathrooms.
Not meaning to be nosy, but what do you do when you're out in public and you've just gotta go?
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Old September 30 2013, 01:49 AM   #13
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I never use public bathrooms.
Not meaning to be nosy, but what do you do when you're out in public and you've just gotta go?
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Old September 30 2013, 07:03 AM   #14
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I read all the words on that page, I didn't get any idea what that product is. Damn marketing people. Whoever said anything against stereotypes? They were wrong. Marketing people definitely deserve their reputation.
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