Do WHAT to make my iPhone work?

July 16, 2010

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Blog Guy, I come to you for all of my gadget advice. I guess you know about the problems with the iPhone 4, what with that external antenna and everything.

iphone water 220I’ve tried holding it the way Apple says to, but I’m still losing calls. What else can I do?

Did you read the advisory a couple of days ago, to use it when you’re riding piggy-back on somebody wading through water?

Yes, and my wife has been a real sport about it. It helps some, but not enough.

Yikes. Well, what about Apple’s newest suggestion?

That weird one about drunks on a bench?

Exactly, but you have to follow every detail: “Find a bench with two guys passed out on it, dial your number, then slam yourself in the mouth until the call goes through.”

I did all that. Even wore the red shoes.

Did you hit yourself hard enough?

iphone crop 200My lips were bleeding!

You’re sure the guys were really drunk?

I’m in Pamplona! They were totally hammered on too much sickeningly sweet sangria!

Where will I EVER find enough people so puking drunk in one place again?

You’re in luck, buddy. Oktoberfest starts soon. Is there anybody you want to call from Germany?

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Top: A reveler talks on his cell phone as other revelers sleep before the seventh running of the bulls of the San Fermin festival in Pamplona, July 13, 2010. REUTERS/Susana Vera

Right: A man carries his wife through a flooded street in Xianning, Hubei province, China, July 15, 2010. REUTERS/Stringer

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Posted by Tweets that mention Do WHAT to make my iPhone work? | Analysis & Opinion | — | Report as abusive

I have had similar exoeriences in Italy… however, I have Nokia… and it rocks, baby!!!!

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

Oh and also the skin show in the top pic is appreciated… :)

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

It appears that the iPhone in each photo works; maybe a second human skull interferes with the reception as both user’s heads are above the next closest human head.

Posted by Billl | Report as abusive

What’s the dude wearing? Tear away pants from Chippendale’s Clothing Emporium?

The second guy must have missed his chance to skip stones at the dike with his friends. Got himself a job in the transportation sector.

Posted by Onedoor | Report as abusive

Ok, you know.. I really think that the pic was taken AFTER the run and not BEFORE… I mean, how else can you explain their mud splattered, torn clothes??
And I just noticed… Nike makes red run-from-bull- shoes? Do they have an ad for that? You know, where they show, say.. Usain Bolt running away from the bull, wearing these shoes, saying, Just do it?

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

Shra, surely if he’s running away it would be “Just done it” ?

Posted by CrowGirl | Report as abusive

Yeah… well… technically…. yes…

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

Well, indeed it would be more “Just doing it!”

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