Man gets T-Mobile tattoo, receives a free iPhone 8

Ah, the crazy things people would do nowadays for either social media recognition or some free stuff. Combine both and you just strengthen their resolve.

Back on the 6th of October, one Philip Harrison tweeted that he'd happily tattoo the T Mobile logo on a visible place of his body in exchange for an iPhone 8. The tweet does address T-Mo's CEO John Legere, who is quite active on the social media and was quick to reply – deal!

On the 8th of October, Mr. Harrison was all inked up and proudly flaunted the magenta T, permanently stamped on his forearm. John Legere was quick to act and had T-Mo support grab Harrison's personal info. On the 11th of October, the phone, along with some T-Mobile merch, was in the fan's hands.

It's interesting to see whether there will be an army of fans that offer the same deal going forward. But here's our question to you: wouldn't you at least have asked for an iPhone X?


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39 Comments

41. wkm001

Posts: 145; Member since: Feb 04, 2014

I'm not sure this guy is a forward thinker. Ten years from now that phone will be garbage and their logo will be different. Will it cost more to have it removed than an iPhone 8 costs today?

35. KeyserSoze

Posts: 387; Member since: Oct 06, 2014

Having to vandalize your body with a frivolous meaningless corporate logo tattoo is a very high price to pay for a shtty worthless iPhone. This guy is an idiot, should have picked a prize with infinitely higher worth like the Note 8.

26. uncle_gadget

Posts: 1050; Member since: Sep 20, 2017

Well at least he didn't have to sell his kidney!!!!

15. PhoneInQuestion

Posts: 496; Member since: Aug 20, 2017

What a w***e lol.

16. trojan_horse

Posts: 5868; Member since: May 06, 2016

Well... There are people who sent their kidneys for iPhones... So this guy who put a T-Mobile tattoo on his arms isn't all that bad.

17. trojan_horse

Posts: 5868; Member since: May 06, 2016

Correction : There are people who sell their kidneys... "sell", not "sent". Damn autocorrect.

13. nahusiv

Posts: 100; Member since: Apr 20, 2015

i´ve asked for an S9+ when launched and promised ads on all my youtube vids/channels, till then, AND the same tatoo but he will never see that tweet, sadly

14. someguy2261

Posts: 262; Member since: Feb 12, 2016

I think you can beat him by putting one in your forehead

10. Spedez

Posts: 542; Member since: Aug 29, 2014

I wonder if that is a washable "tattoo" or real one.

9. someguy2261

Posts: 262; Member since: Feb 12, 2016

That's kinda proves my point from that other site , "in U.S. 82 % of teens would pick an Iphone over any other phone". This proves my point. Americans are as smart as a baboon. And I'm kinda of hesitant to say that cause I can see the baboons shaking their heads like" that's low " .

11. kiko007

Posts: 7525; Member since: Feb 17, 2016

I like how the instant one of these stories comes about, every American hating Euro jackass comes out with the "Americans are so dumb..." nonsense. I hate to tell you this, but the world has its share of stupid cultural hallmarks. Europeans literally riot for losing fucking soccer matches. India's government had to put out PSAs to get their citizens to stop defecating in the streets. Egypt is in chaos as the populous goes "Gay hunting" by examining men's anuses (anii?) to somehow prove homosexuality. The list of dumb shit people around the world do is literally endless, and here you are, bashing an entire group of people based on their youth and a dude with a tattoo. Priorities.

12. someguy2261

Posts: 262; Member since: Feb 12, 2016

Was just saying American are not the smartest ones out there. And just goes to show you. I think people in America have an 12 year education system equivalent to elementary school in other parts of the world and it shows.

18. troutsy

Posts: 383; Member since: Feb 17, 2012

Hate us because you ain't us.

19. someguy2261

Posts: 262; Member since: Feb 12, 2016

Proves my point again,I am American. Soon to be Africa 2 soon I'll be calling myself African 2.

20. kiko007

Posts: 7525; Member since: Feb 17, 2016

No you are not. The way you write is a dead giveaway...

21. someguy2261

Posts: 262; Member since: Feb 12, 2016

This what American educational system will get my friend.

22. someguy2261

Posts: 262; Member since: Feb 12, 2016

And I can prove it ,I like shiney things and baboons playing basket ball, and songs about sex exclusively .see

28. uncle_gadget

Posts: 1050; Member since: Sep 20, 2017

Euro-trash, always has had negative things to say about the USA, ever since we broke away from you. Yes there are lots of dumb Americans. But I rather hang with dumb Americans, than Euro-trash like you; any day. Even when I game online, when the Euro-trash comes on and plays, the first thing that happens, is they start talkign trash about Americans. What so funny is, the crap they say is equally or worse in Europe. Oh and I don't dislike Europeans.any that I have met and associate with on a business level are all smart and cool people. One vendor I worked with invited me and paid for my ticket to Germany to see their company. I stayed at his home and they paid for everything as far as food and even got me clothing. Which is exactly how iPhone/Apple fans act. They try to act like they are better or what they have is better and every possible negative thing they try to claim about Android is equally the same or worse on their side.

29. kiko007

Posts: 7525; Member since: Feb 17, 2016

You're just as bad as he is with rhetoric like that.

31. someguy2261

Posts: 262; Member since: Feb 12, 2016

Aaaaa there might be some pea brain in you , ,not much thought

33. kiko007

Posts: 7525; Member since: Feb 17, 2016

Why haven't you drawn your last breath yet?

30. someguy2261

Posts: 262; Member since: Feb 12, 2016

I Do think that Europe is trash just as bad if not worst , and who you hang out is your call still does not change the fact that you have the education equivalent to my 6 year old newphe. And that your like baboons. And if that's American then you my friend is American for sure and you do seem to stand by it . I love my baboon better then your baboons cause the are these baboon are from this part of the world . So we is smart baboons. You over there are dumb baboons.

32. someguy2261

Posts: 262; Member since: Feb 12, 2016

Clever how you just edited you comment and didn't leave the original up and add to it

34. someguy2261

Posts: 262; Member since: Feb 12, 2016

And to add to that is to be something to is to hold the vavlues and not countries in my heart. Careless what conntinet you're from. But now days you to be American means to not be very smart. American culture is trash. I cherish intellect. America is quickly becoming Africa 2 , no freedoms , and the smarter ones are just going to exploit the rest. It's partly cause it is adopting African culture.

38. Rampage_Taco

Posts: 1118; Member since: Jan 17, 2017

So every single European you play games with just instantly starts bashing Americans? You either start the toxicity yourself, or just have bad luck. I game with people from Europe (mostly UK) and never have heard them put down Americans. Also there are stupid people the world round, rather than attack others, practice peace

7. MOSFET

Posts: 19; Member since: Nov 10, 2014

As if the tattoo weren't punishment enough...

6. MOSFET

Posts: 19; Member since: Nov 10, 2014

As if the tattoo weren't punishment enough...

5. piyath

Posts: 2445; Member since: Mar 23, 2012

Android fanboys like "why didn't he asked for a Note 8?????" LOL

8. worldpeace

Posts: 3135; Member since: Apr 15, 2016

Note8 users won't do something stupid like this

36. adecvat

Posts: 667; Member since: Nov 15, 2013

They are busy fighting the lags.

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