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Samsung Galaxy Note 2 saves cop's life; officer to receive free Samsung Galaxy S6

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Samsung Galaxy Note 2 saves cop's life; officer to receive free Samsung Galaxy S6
A police sergeant senior major who life was saved by his Samsung Galaxy Note 2, will receive a free Samsung Galaxy S6 from Samsung Thailand to replace the damaged handset. Pol Maj Gen Sophon Thonglorm was shot on Monday, but the bullet was intercepted by the Galaxy Note 2 that the officer carried on the left side of his waist.

The bullet penetrated the phone and hit Thomglorm in the side. However, the Galaxy Note 2 slowed down the bullet's velocity so much that the resulting wound was not life threatening. The handset didn't make it, however, and succumbed to its injuries.

The story went viral and reached Samsung Thailand. The company offered the officer a new Samsung Galaxy S6, and included traveling expenses so that the officer could make the trip to Bangkok to pick up the device. The officer's friends say that we was saved by the "Luangpor Samsung." The term "Luangpor" refers to a sacred amulet.

"I accepted the offer. I’ll go to Bangkok to get it. I am very happy. I survived and Samsung attached importance to this. I am happy that Samsung will give me a new phone. I’ve shared this good news with my wife. Normally, I carry my phone at the left waist. It was my luck that the bullet happened to hit the phone. I fell down and shot back at the guy."-Pol Maj Gen Sophon Thonglorm

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source: ThaiVisa

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posted on 06 Mar 2015, 11:41 10

1. PapaSmurf (Posts: 10457; Member since: 14 May 2012)


My Galaxy Note 4 that's been sitting in my drawer for over a month saved my life too. Can I has free S6 Edge?

posted on 06 Mar 2015, 11:46 1

3. finestgq1 (Posts: 33; Member since: 11 Sep 2014)


Wanna sell it?

posted on 06 Mar 2015, 11:49

4. PapaSmurf (Posts: 10457; Member since: 14 May 2012)


If you're in Chicago and have AT&T or T-Mobile sure.

posted on 06 Mar 2015, 11:53

6. finestgq1 (Posts: 33; Member since: 11 Sep 2014)


Hmm that's a bit tough, I'm in NYC. Hit me back if you selling it on eBay or swappa.

posted on 06 Mar 2015, 11:59 1

7. PapaSmurf (Posts: 10457; Member since: 14 May 2012)


eBay taxes way too much for me to even consider selling on there. Swappa maybe. If I don't sell the phone this weekend (which I most likely will), just find me in the comment section and I'll sell it to you. It's literally in brand new condition with a tempered glass screen protector since I got it.

posted on 06 Mar 2015, 13:54

36. buccob (Posts: 2676; Member since: 19 Jun 2012)


So you will stick with the 6+... what is your stance with the S6/S6 edge?

Don't you miss any of the advantages over the iPhone's shortcomings?

sincerely curious

posted on 06 Mar 2015, 14:06

39. PapaSmurf (Posts: 10457; Member since: 14 May 2012)


Well I just installed multi-window on my 6 Plus and it works like a charm. I'm definitely liking being jailbroken but the S6 Edge...

posted on 06 Mar 2015, 14:09

42. TechieXP1969 (Posts: 13806; Member since: 25 Sep 2013)


I'm in Chicago too :-) Rogers Park

posted on 06 Mar 2015, 15:40

57. Planterz (Posts: 2110; Member since: 30 Apr 2012)


Not interested in your Note 4, but I'll take some Lou Malnati's. I grew up in Geneva.

posted on 06 Mar 2015, 12:03 1

10. mrej201 (Posts: 226; Member since: 04 Feb 2015)


Do you have it unlock I will buy it

posted on 06 Mar 2015, 12:10

14. PapaSmurf (Posts: 10457; Member since: 14 May 2012)


I can get it unlocked in less than a day through the AT&T district manager. :)

posted on 06 Mar 2015, 13:34

34. Whateverman (Posts: 3284; Member since: 17 May 2009)


If he doesn't... I'm here in the Chi Smart!

posted on 06 Mar 2015, 13:41

35. Whateverman (Posts: 3284; Member since: 17 May 2009)


Smurf! Damn I hate spellchecker sometimes.

posted on 06 Mar 2015, 14:11

44. PapaSmurf (Posts: 10457; Member since: 14 May 2012)


Find me in the comment section on Monday and we'll go from there.

posted on 06 Mar 2015, 14:41

50. Rager722 (Posts: 319; Member since: 30 Jan 2013)


If I unlock my at&t HTC one m8 will I still get updates to my phone?

posted on 06 Mar 2015, 16:12 1

58. DurTeeDee (Posts: 97; Member since: 05 Sep 2014)


yes you will

posted on 06 Mar 2015, 22:43 1

74. Muayyad (Posts: 239; Member since: 05 Oct 2012)


T-Mobile branded device only. Other force you to use their sim for download.

posted on 07 Mar 2015, 05:44

79. Rager722 (Posts: 319; Member since: 30 Jan 2013)


Where did you hear they from?

posted on 06 Mar 2015, 11:43 2

2. shimanto1123 (Posts: 105; Member since: 20 Nov 2014)


Samsung is on Nokia's path ...

posted on 06 Mar 2015, 12:05 10

12. Nathan_ingx (Posts: 4240; Member since: 07 Mar 2012)


Sophon Thonglorm should also thank the person who shot him...:D
Must be a Samsung hater.

posted on 06 Mar 2015, 12:31 7

20. SuperNova (banned) (Posts: 649; Member since: 15 Jan 2015)


Only in your dream

posted on 06 Mar 2015, 13:10 4

28. TheWeasel (Posts: 403; Member since: 26 Dec 2014)


Please, either leave this site, or change your ways. I am sure that no one here appreciates what you are doing.

posted on 06 Mar 2015, 15:05 2

54. theguy2345 (Posts: 1216; Member since: 24 Jun 2014)


I don't understand why you want to go after this guy. He probably didn't do anything to you. Before you get banned, stop on your own. It is much more honorable, something you don't seem to have much of.

posted on 06 Mar 2015, 18:24

69. joey_sfb (Posts: 6507; Member since: 29 Mar 2012)


theguy2345, I also find Nathan_ingx comment to be offensive. Samsung still get trolled when they are doing something good.

If you are Sophon Thonglorm wouldn't you be happy to receive a new replacement phone of the current yet to be released model. People, these days let their fandom guide their every words and actions.

I know Microsoft has done it before, Apple maybe not so sure.

posted on 06 Mar 2015, 20:06 1

72. Nathan_ingx (Posts: 4240; Member since: 07 Mar 2012)


Muahahah...you find it offensive?? Did i say something bad about Sammy?
You're being too sensitive here. Loosen up Joey, why so stiff?

posted on 06 Mar 2015, 20:57 1

73. theguy2345 (Posts: 1216; Member since: 24 Jun 2014)


You don't realize what the other guy is doing. He had a picture of supernova with male genitals on his face, as well as saying he is going to get him banned. He also says supernova sucks ****. So yeah, the other guy is much more offensive.

posted on 07 Mar 2015, 00:41

75. joey_sfb (Posts: 6507; Member since: 29 Mar 2012)


His avater pic has been removed. Good!

posted on 07 Mar 2015, 03:23

78. SuperNova (banned) (Posts: 649; Member since: 15 Jan 2015)


He might be bored sometime that he comes here to spoil the atmosphere. Just ignore him, bro.

posted on 07 Mar 2015, 06:46

80. theguy2345 (Posts: 1216; Member since: 24 Jun 2014)


Yeah, but he is seriously going after you. Stalking. He will get banned very soon, but in the meantime, he just needs to stop.

posted on 06 Mar 2015, 18:24

70. Tajiseo (Posts: 46; Member since: 03 Mar 2015)


this is so inappropriate. what on earth is PA doing

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