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As long as you're a midget, no worries.
    
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I still want it
    
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I've dropped my 3gs 2 dozen times and never had any problem with it. I work in underground utilities and I'm fairly certain mine's seen way worse than just dropping it. How is an undocumented, unsupervised "test" resulting in a broken screen newsworthy? I'm dumber for having clicked on this thread. This is one of those times when I wish I had a -rep button.
    
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Originally Posted by foslock View Post
The test is a little vague. Says they "dropped" it from 3.5 ft three times, and on the third time is when it shattered (no damage before that).
When you're repeatedly dropping something you will always be causing some sort of damage. Most likely the glass screen formed cracks which acted as stress concentrators for the 3rd attempt.
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multiple impact and fracture points in the photo, looks like it was hit a lot more than once.
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This is why I'm terrified of letting others handle my things. Why are you dropping everything? We learn how to hold things at a few months of age. Don't spend several hundred dollars on a toy which you'll just drop on the ground. Bulls in china shops, the lot of you.
    
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post #17 of 95
No video proof and the iPhone has no components inside of it?

Uhhhh next iPhone hate thread please.
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That's why I really like those passport style covers, although it seems that I'm the only person on the planet that does. Lovely leather keeps key components carefully safe (and) snug.
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This is one of those times when I wish I had a -rep button.
There is one...
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Ouch.

Like any smart man knows, you gotta use protection!



The test is a little vague. Says they "dropped" it from 3.5 ft three times, and on the third time is when it shattered (no damage before that).
except those $30 pieces of horse crap don't protect the phone at all! They just cover the sides of the phone. They do nothing for the screen OR the back of the phone. lol
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