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#1 of 7 ONLINE   Sam Posten

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Posted December 03 2010 - 01:11 PM

I'm skeptical but amused: http://www.switched....des-aron-embry/

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#2 of 7 ONLINE   Hanson

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Posted December 04 2010 - 06:42 AM

If the battery didn't explode and the phone still works, it's obviously a case of a guy who dropped his phone , cracked the screen, and is pretending something else happened in hopes of a settlement or free phone. Oh, and he doesn't know shit about how electronics works.  It's pretty obvious that nothing exploded.

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Posted December 05 2010 - 11:41 PM

Yes, it pretty amazing that the explosion was so localized to the one spot on the screen.

"I tried to get my medical records from the company but they say they

are confidential and can only be released to other insurance companies,

pharmaceutical​ reps, suppliers of medical equipment and for some

reason the RNC."
 


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Posted December 10 2010 - 01:34 AM

If he faked it, he not only lied about the cause of phone damage but also the head wound, so far as to get the phone bloody and go to the hospital. Maybe he was hurt otherwise, and decided to try and get a new phone out of it?

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Posted December 10 2010 - 01:59 AM

I think he dropped it, tried to use it, cut his ear, and then made the rest of it up.

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Posted December 10 2010 - 05:27 AM

Yup, dropped: http://www.gearlog.c..._didnt_expl.php

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Posted December 10 2010 - 05:44 AM

To his credit, I've never seen a "Do Not Apply Broken Phone Glass to Ear" warning in any of the cellphones I've bought.




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