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Date: 01/15/10 12:35 PM

51 Responses to Reporter Breaks `Unbreakable` Phone [Video]

  1. Profile photo of almightybob1
    almightybob1 Male 18-29
    4290 posts
    January 12, 2010 at 5:05 pm
    Link: Reporter Breaks `Unbreakable` Phone - Note to electronics companies: Never claim something is unbreakable unless you want to be embarrassed on the interwebs.
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    Fatninja01 Male 30-39
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    January 15, 2010 at 12:40 pm
    Phone fail!
  3. Profile photo of Jilana
    Jilana Female 13-17
    254 posts
    January 15, 2010 at 12:44 pm
    The CEO had a remarkably good sense of humor about it.
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    Agent00Smith Male 18-29
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    January 15, 2010 at 12:48 pm
    Reminds me of all those cartoons I watched as a kid where the sales man trys to sell "unbreakable" watches, only to have the first consumer break it.
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    WHOISIT12345 Male 18-29
    4398 posts
    January 15, 2010 at 12:54 pm
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    cobrakiller Male 18-29
    7358 posts
    January 15, 2010 at 1:29 pm
    you should never test anything "unbreakable" live on tv.
  7. Profile photo of Hanzo
    Hanzo Male 13-17
    36 posts
    January 15, 2010 at 1:40 pm
    Well, he got a free phone.
  8. Profile photo of adaedwar
    adaedwar Male 18-29
    192 posts
    January 15, 2010 at 1:56 pm
    Wonder if that was the they counted that one as the free phone they promised.
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    grahamm Male 18-29
    249 posts
    January 15, 2010 at 2:30 pm
    my mate got one of them and used to put it in his pint and get someone to ring it. then it broke and he got another. then that broke.
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    DrVenkman Male 18-29
    287 posts
    January 15, 2010 at 2:34 pm
    He owes him a phone.
  11. Profile photo of heartx3jess
    heartx3jess Female 18-29
    1578 posts
    January 15, 2010 at 2:41 pm
    Hahaha, nothing is unbreakable.
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    Subushie Male 18-29
    1646 posts
    January 15, 2010 at 3:00 pm
    i love how bob starts cracking up, he probably just saw all he has invested into that company go down the drain with the crack of that screen.
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    ScottSerious Male 18-29
    5316 posts
    January 15, 2010 at 3:14 pm
    "Hahaha, nothing is unbreakable."

    my love of the beatles` music.

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    Nidonemo Male 18-29
    9312 posts
    January 15, 2010 at 3:16 pm
    One free phone!

    Someone`s getting fired. XD

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    HarryBalszak Male 40-49
    1589 posts
    January 15, 2010 at 3:26 pm
    Obviously not designed to take intentional abuse.
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    bumbleBB Female 18-29
    1113 posts
    January 15, 2010 at 3:55 pm
    I love how it took almost nothing to break it. Just how strenuous were the quality tests?
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    Novem006 Female 18-29
    700 posts
    January 15, 2010 at 4:04 pm
    i dont think they meant smash the screen on a sharp corner repeatedly and it wont break... cuz that is how it broke lol
  18. Profile photo of RdDan
    RdDan Male 30-39
    760 posts
    January 15, 2010 at 4:48 pm
    I know it`s off topic, but i`ve just been on the NFL site for the Superbowl info and someone has actually wrote this in the comments regarding The Who`s halftime show.

    "this is going to be one of the worse super bowl half time shows. they should get some one that is actually good like eminem or drake to perform."

    I mean, i know music tastes vary and all that but.............well..............what a tool.

  19. Profile photo of GuinnesApple
    GuinnesApple Female 18-29
    41 posts
    January 15, 2010 at 5:15 pm
    "The CEO had a remarkably good sense of humor about it."

    lol he really did. He was genuinely LHAO (Laughing His Ass Off) :D Too funny

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    Batmanners Male 18-29
    4009 posts
    January 15, 2010 at 5:16 pm
    Not designed to take on sharp metal corners in the most sensitive part, the screen.
  21. Profile photo of Smokeylove11
    Smokeylove11 Female 13-17
    290 posts
    January 15, 2010 at 5:36 pm
    Holy pants, my friend has a so-called "unbreakable" phone as well and he`s gone and broken it too. XD
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    Crystal949 Female 13-17
    246 posts
    January 15, 2010 at 5:57 pm
    Has he not heard of the "unsinkable" titanic?
  23. Profile photo of seetherage
    seetherage Male 18-29
    86 posts
    January 15, 2010 at 6:01 pm
    This is the same concept of a bullet proof window; The layers will stop a bullet, but a sharp object will spread it thin and rupture.
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    Slmmhmmr161 Male 18-29
    606 posts
    January 15, 2010 at 7:20 pm
    He`s thinking

    "Back to the display screen drawing board."

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    jayme21 Male 18-29
    571 posts
    January 15, 2010 at 7:20 pm
    I submitted this aswell im never first :(

    Its not actually been confirmed wether the reporter got his phone btw

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    thelonious Male 40-49
    3271 posts
    January 15, 2010 at 7:35 pm
    So he cracked the screen? Probably still fully functional. I would have pulled out a glock and shot it.
  27. Profile photo of LandoGriffin
    LandoGriffin Male 30-39
    3844 posts
    January 15, 2010 at 7:38 pm
    That`s so funny, because clearly they did not expect the phone to break when he whacked it on the corner. Before I watched the vid, I thought he was going to break it on purpose, but that was pure accident, just trying to prove how great the phone was. The irony! (and yes, in this case, it is irony. Breaking a phone when trying to prove it can`t be broken is irony)
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    LandoGriffin Male 30-39
    3844 posts
    January 15, 2010 at 7:40 pm

    Male, 13-17, Western US
    4700 Posts Friday, January 15, 2010 12:54:27 PM

    You mean, SUCCESS!

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    sourkrauter Male 18-29
    895 posts
    January 15, 2010 at 8:41 pm
    wow, i really wish he would have just taken a hammer to it and smashed it to little bits.
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    LazyMe484 Male 18-29
    10445 posts
    January 15, 2010 at 9:16 pm
    Well... the ad-guy deserves what he gets. He should never have said it was un-breakable.
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    CrazyNinja Female 13-17
    2 posts
    January 15, 2010 at 9:39 pm
    OMG hahaha i wanna brake one it lookz fun
  32. Profile photo of ggolbez
    ggolbez Male 18-29
    1933 posts
    January 15, 2010 at 11:26 pm
    If anyone ever advertises "Unbreakable", it`s breakable. Trust me.
  33. Profile photo of LadyWeasel
    LadyWeasel Female 30-39
    471 posts
    January 15, 2010 at 11:38 pm
    Nothing electronic is unbreakable.
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    sweetdaddyD Male 18-29
    13 posts
    January 15, 2010 at 11:46 pm
    i wonder did he get a free phone?
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    iBegrindin Male 18-29
    133 posts
    January 16, 2010 at 12:42 am
    He said "basically" unbreakable, allowing him to keep at least some of his dignity.
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    tainteddeity Male 18-29
    848 posts
    January 16, 2010 at 1:48 am
    It`s only the screen on those things that`s vulnerable, really.
    I`ve had a similar model to that one for 5 years and it`s fine.
    A friend of mine broke the screen by drop kicking at his friends face and one of my Dad`s friends used his on several building sites for the 3 years he had it and it was fine.
  37. Profile photo of wateva_x
    wateva_x Female 13-17
    691 posts
    January 16, 2010 at 6:01 am
    Haha, fail. Reminds me of the `unbreakable` keyboard my mum got me. That I broke.
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    yepimbored Male 30-39
    131 posts
    January 16, 2010 at 6:54 am
    Titanic fail
  39. Profile photo of p0l4r21
    p0l4r21 Male 18-29
    504 posts
    January 16, 2010 at 7:10 am

    Yes he did. He keeps all his dignity because of that one word "basically." As long as you don`t hammer with the screen side you should be fine. I saw that coming right when he started hitting with that side. The screen is the easiest thing to break on any phone because it is the most vulnerable.

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    Vindictive Female 18-29
    1077 posts
    January 16, 2010 at 7:52 am
    well, you know, i don`t go around smashing my phone on things so i`d say that that thing is probably pretty unbreakable by normal standards.
  41. Profile photo of GlooStikk
    GlooStikk Male 18-29
    1297 posts
    January 16, 2010 at 8:30 am
    well then don`t say its so hard to break. failman fails at selling phones.
  42. Profile photo of lgm432
    lgm432 Male 13-17
    172 posts
    January 16, 2010 at 12:17 pm

    I say we all buy these phones, then break them and get better ones for free!

  43. Profile photo of Seaker
    Seaker Male 18-29
    113 posts
    January 16, 2010 at 1:07 pm
    You know, I`m an IS technician, and for the number of times I`m on a ladder in a day or crawling through some god-awful attic, something like that would be perfect for me! Now does it come in a smart phone version?
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    xChapstick Male 18-29
    19 posts
    January 16, 2010 at 3:44 pm
    I don`t think the company that produced the phone expected it to be rapidly bashed into the pointy end of a rectangle...
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    purpledbooh Female 18-29
    122 posts
    January 16, 2010 at 4:01 pm
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    Suicism Male 18-29
    3625 posts
    January 16, 2010 at 4:11 pm
    Yeah, if he was a more glib reporter he would have said "well, the good news is I just earned myself a new phone!" or something like that to save the guy some face.. he was obviously defenseless.
  47. Profile photo of WRNKLDTITFUZ
    WRNKLDTITFUZ Male 18-29
    314 posts
    January 16, 2010 at 8:06 pm
    we`ll get a broken unbreakable phone for free?! sweet deal
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    dragonshadoz Female 18-29
    4033 posts
    January 16, 2010 at 10:42 pm
    Well, I mean, unless you`re going to bash it in, it`s still pretty "unbreakable" by normal standards, I suppose.
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    najamesk1 Male 18-29
    194 posts
    January 17, 2010 at 3:38 am
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    idiotfilter Male 18-29
    3916 posts
    January 18, 2010 at 9:20 pm
    at least he felt bad about one is going to take their phone and slam it against a corner...
  51. Profile photo of Richard18
    Richard18 Male 18-29
    25 posts
    February 1, 2010 at 8:56 am
    Wow, that is really great. I would market it as a line of cell phones for seniors and children.

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