Man Smashes iPhones & iPads In Apple Store

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  1. HardOCP News

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    This guy is my new hero. I have no idea why he is smashing all those phones, iPads and laptops with a steel ball but I couldn't help but laugh as everyone just stood there watching him.
     
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  2. Darunion

    Darunion 2[H]4U

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    Nobody really should do anything. You shouldn't attempt a physical altercation over insured property damage. Calling the police might have been a good start though.
     
  3. SvenBent

    SvenBent 2[H]4U

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    He was clearly demonstration that removing the jack stick did not improve shock resistance and was a bad design. ( notice he was using wired earplugs) :D
     
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    Miikun Limp Gawd

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    Obviously if drilling your iphone 7 reveals a hidden headphone jack, smashing the screen with a hard instrument will fix stuck pixels.
     
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  5. SilAntoine

    SilAntoine n00b

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    Reason is pretty vague: he claims that Apple refused to reimburse his product in accordance to EU consumer laws. He repeatedly says: "They violate my rights!".
     
  6. Jim Kim

    Jim Kim 2[H]4U

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    What's really inside your gizmo
     
  7. atp1916

    atp1916 [H]ard|DCoTM x1

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    People are so pussified.

    I would have walked up and decked that fool. Hardcore.
     
  8. Jim Kim

    Jim Kim 2[H]4U

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    The coppers might even put both of ya'll in the same cell for a sweet sweet weekend of hardcore love making.
     
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  9. tetris42

    tetris42 [H]ardness Supreme

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    So I take it you've been to jail before?
     
  10. SGTGimpy

    SGTGimpy Limp Gawd

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    Then you would get sued for assault from the duche bag. Just not worth it since he is just breaking insured property.

    Now if he was physically attacking people and causing harm. Then yes, you could have beat him to an inch of his life with a Macbook and you would have been fine.
     
  11. Prisoner849

    Prisoner849 Gawd

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    Seems they have insane people in France too.
     
  12. Azphira

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    He was smashing phones with a steel ball, only takes a moment to change to people's heads sending them to the er, disarming him would not be unreasonable.
     
  13. jbltecnicspro

    jbltecnicspro [H]ardness Supreme

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    The only person who should go to jail is the asshat who didn't hold the camera horizontally.
     
  14. pxc

    pxc [H]ard as it Gets

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    lol he was arrested.
     
  15. DukenukemX

    DukenukemX [H]ardness Supreme

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    Why? He's doing Gods work. Also, why get hurt over someone breaking someone elses stuff. Particularly stuff owned by Apple. Let him get over the fact he bought an Apple product.
     
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    Zamboni [H]ard|Gawd

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    As twitchy as French security forces are at the moment, his antics are only one garbled radio call away from becoming a full-fledged incident. "Suspected ISIS agent shot dead during attack at local mall, news at 11."

    (Enquirer headline: "Doctor's remove mystery steel ball from man's sinuses! GIGN spokesman: Could be aliens.")
     
  17. Cmdrmonkey

    Cmdrmonkey Gawd

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    Dude should have then gone to the Genius Bar, pulled down his pants, and taken a huge dump.
     
  18. DrLobotomy

    DrLobotomy [H]ardness Supreme

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    And no losses were felt.
     
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    TwistedMetalGear [H]ard|Gawd

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    "Thought you'd might like a log to help debug the problem." :D
     
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    Sonicks [H]ard|Gawd

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    Why, you ask? If I had a free pass to knock someone the hell out I would take it. I guarantee nothing would have happened to anyone that would have knocked his ass out. No way for him to sue back if you blindside the shit out of him and leave after.

    Maybe I have too much anger I need to channel elsewhere....
     
  21. Prisoner849

    Prisoner849 Gawd

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    I counted 13 purchases. :)

    I guess this is what it looks like when the Kool Aid is thrown up.
     
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    Krenum [H]ardForum Junkie

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    Then after you made your point, you would have been sued for more than those iPhones are worth. Either way the guy with the ball of steel wins.
     
  23. shansoft

    shansoft [H]ardness Supreme

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    The fact that you think he is doing Gods work put you on the same level as them.
     
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  24. Krenum

    Krenum [H]ardForum Junkie

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    But taking down Evil Corp, is gods work?
     
  25. DrLobotomy

    DrLobotomy [H]ardness Supreme

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    I've never bought an apple at the grocery store that had a bite taken out of it. Why would anyone buy a product that implies someone took a bite out of it. I don't like used products. BREAK THEM ALL!!!
     
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  26. Krenum

    Krenum [H]ardForum Junkie

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    Agreed, you usually find worms in half eaten apples.
     
  27. Sonicks

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    God is always invoked when someone, or a group of people, believes they are doing the "right" thing. It's an easy way to control a bunch of gullible people....that their lives are indebted to something bigger than themselves so they must do X and Y to comply. No ones ideals are exempt from this, be it terrorist extremists or Joe Schmo up there that thinks Apple is evil.
     
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  28. You like being fired and facing lawsuits don't you?
     
  29. Krenum

    Krenum [H]ardForum Junkie

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    I'm well aware of this already.
     
  30. Sonicks

    Sonicks [H]ard|Gawd

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    I can tell since you didn't use the word god as a pronoun in your post.
     
  31. Technically he said, "gods" work. That implies a non Christian diety like Apolo or Zeus. Only Christians and Jewish people use "God" as a formal proper name with a capital "G". And he's right. The Roman/Greek/Nordic/Philistine/Egyptian gods were petty, cruel, and vindictive. *jester face*

    BTW: He wasn't being serious. Loosen up. :-D

    -Signed
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  32. Sonicks

    Sonicks [H]ard|Gawd

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    I can see how my post was misconstrued as serious. I was actually in agreeance with the poster I quoted and aimed at a sarcastic answer on behalf of the person he quoted. I may have started to drink too early today....haha.
     
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    More senseless destruction of technology. I honestly don't care what side of the fence you're on regarding liking or hating apple products. It shows some people would do anything for air time on the internet. Senseless fucking waste.
     
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    That's just sad.
     
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    And the funny part is, if god is so almighty, then he will destroy the blasphemers himself. He doesn't need you or any army to do it. Pretty sure this was covered by Jesus when he tried to explain it to the jews that their god won't hear them. Obviously they didn't take it well, so they nailed him to a cross while his own disciples sat idly by and denied they knew him. 2000 years later and people are still playing the blame game, when the reality is, we as humans are to blame for our own ignorance and stupidity.

    Society is a team effort. No individual or entity is above this. We rise or fall as one.
     
  36. Ocellaris

    Ocellaris Ginger @le, an alcoholic's best friend.

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    I think someone in the store should have given him an iMac right to the side of the head. No reason to break shit like that and everyone else in the store has reason to feel threatened.
     
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    +1

    Why acting like that makes him your hero is rather disturbing.
     
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  38. Krenum

    Krenum [H]ardForum Junkie

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    Yeah its a dang shame they didn't give that wasted silicon to the starving people in Africa.
     
  39. Sonicks

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    It's a dick move destroying someone else's property. It doesn't matter if it's someone you don't like or a major corporation, destroying property is the cheapest way to feel like you're 'winning' without actually dealing with the person/corporation like a man.
     
  40. blitzkommando

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    What a douche nozzle. If you see someone coming into a store and then pulls out a large steel bearing followed by beating the shit out of products displayed in the store is showing several signs of being unstable. I know I wouldn't have stayed in the store as who knows what a crazy yelling guy beating up electronics would do next.