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post #1 of 42 (permalink) Old 12-10-2010, 10:40 AM - Thread Starter
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http://www.gearlog.com/2010/12/droid...didnt_expl.php

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Things, however, may not be quite what they seem. We got word this morning from a Motorola employee involved with Droid development that the phone may not have exploded at all. The Droid 2 in question "was a phone that got dropped," the employee told PCMag. "[T]he guy didn't notice the glass had cracked [...]so when he put it to his ear, he cut himself."
I said it was fishy when the he made the initial claim. An exploding phone would stop working. His still works. Fail.


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lol so the guy probably lied to try to get money or something?

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Well people are stupid. The only thing that could explode would be the battery, not the screen. A cap could blow too, but not enough force to break the phone.

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Wait, his phone WORKED after it "exploded"?

Oh man...

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I laughed when I read he heard a loud pop, that must have been his idiocy booting up.

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I said it was fishy when the he made the initial claim. An exploding phone would stop working. His still works. Fail.
LOL, yea, in the other thread about that guy I had posted that I would LOVE to get my hands on his phone and see it power up without a problem.

I also laughed hysterically at the iPhone lovers defending their phones to the death in that thread Guess there's not much of an exploding Droid to laugh at now...

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He showed off the phone, shattered and covered in blood, a pretty convincing sight as it appeared on the local news.


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The explanation doesn't explain the "loud pop" that Embry heard before blood began trickling down his face. No word on whether Motorola will officially announce these findings to the press.
That pop came from his pants when he believed he could earn a quick buck from a false story.

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I said it in the other thread. The gf prob threw it at his head for being a dumb redneck.

There was no explosion.
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I said it in the other thread. The gf prob threw it at his head for being a dumb ******.

There was no explosion.
You might want to edit that word out, it may be offensive to some on here and you'd get a warning/infraction.

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I said it in the other thread. The gf prob threw it at his head for being a dumb redneck.

There was no explosion.
2nd this, however, I doubt that someone as dumb as him could ever get a girlfriend.

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