Open all your presents and can’t find your phone? Check your opened boxes before burning or disposing

Open all your presents and can’t find your phone?  Check your opened boxes before burning or disposing
One of the rituals after a holiday filled with gift giving and receiving is cleaning up lots of crumpled up wrapping paper, and a bunch of empty boxes.

For Marissa, visiting her family in upstate New York, Christmas was just such an occasion. With mothers and fathers, brothers and sisters, nieces and nephews on hand, a grand time was had by all and the gift giving was generous.

As festivities concluded, Marissa placed her iPhone down to say good-bye to her niece and nephew for the evening. Exhausted from the day’s activities, she retired for the evening. The next morning, she went to retrieve her phone and could not find it anywhere.

Marissa thought that it might have fallen into one of the empty boxes, though her family did not think so. Besides, in this neck of the woods, people often have burn pits for some paper or corrugated waste, and the living room had long since been cleaned up with the empties set ablaze.

On the off-chance that maybe Marissa’s phone got taken out with the trash, they sifted through some ashes from the fire, and lo-and-behold they found it, nice and crispy.

The device is obviously a total loss, but Marissa did not let the crunchy ashes of her former iPhone dampen her spirit too much. A trip to the AT&T store and she got herself a new iPhone, with which, she shared some pictures of her well-cooked former device.


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28 Comments

1. AfterShock

Posts: 4146; Member since: Nov 02, 2012

Whoops, but is a solid reason to upgrade. I wonder how new stuff is tossed with the trash each Xmas.

20. reckless562

Posts: 1153; Member since: Sep 09, 2013

only an iuser...........

26. KonaStang4.6

Posts: 285; Member since: Nov 04, 2011

its "iUser"

24. chunky1x

Posts: 270; Member since: Mar 28, 2010

iDiot! XD

2. Sharky

Posts: 259; Member since: Jun 24, 2008

Well now that answers my burning question. Does the iPhone roast well? Good to know that it doesn't.

19. reckless562

Posts: 1153; Member since: Sep 09, 2013

well.... it sure does Bend well !!!! :-D

3. Settings

Posts: 2943; Member since: Jul 02, 2014

iBurned :-)

4. GeorgeDao123

Posts: 432; Member since: Aug 20, 2013

If it can't bend, it burns itself. :D :D :D

6. Settings

Posts: 2943; Member since: Jul 02, 2014

Whats next? iFroze?

21. reckless562

Posts: 1153; Member since: Sep 09, 2013

lmao i-let it goooooo!!!

27. marcski07

Posts: 600; Member since: Apr 25, 2014

let it go, can't unbend it any more... XD

5. Ashoaib

Posts: 3282; Member since: Nov 15, 2013

burning issue is becoming common in phones. Companies should pay more attention to quality control. Third party batteries cannot be blamed in concealed phones.

7. androidrocks

Posts: 63; Member since: Apr 14, 2012

Did you even read the article?

14. Ashoaib

Posts: 3282; Member since: Nov 15, 2013

yes fully read... did you even understand my point? no, right?

16. Rydsmith unregistered

No you did not...You have no point because it has absolutely nothing to do with the article. There was nothing about quality control nor third party accessories. Now please sit down and let those that read the article contribute to the discussion.

17. mike2959

Posts: 694; Member since: Oct 08, 2011

Assuming none of us are getting your point as it should relate back to the article. Maybe we're all slow, so what is your point?

25. kent-gaga

Posts: 609; Member since: Apr 10, 2012

i think your reading ability is the thing that needs quality control

13. Ninetysix

Posts: 2964; Member since: Oct 08, 2012

i r too dumb to read durrr durr.

15. Ashoaib

Posts: 3282; Member since: Nov 15, 2013

yes you are totally right. you are really too dumb to read and understand my point

22. reckless562

Posts: 1153; Member since: Sep 09, 2013

GOOO HOMMEE!!!!

8. talon1812

Posts: 17; Member since: Oct 07, 2014

Burngate??

9. wando77

Posts: 1168; Member since: Aug 23, 2012

Best thing for it lol

10. evilboy

Posts: 8; Member since: Dec 28, 2014

iTost

11. Ivus32

Posts: 10; Member since: Dec 20, 2014

This is a GREAT excuse to get a new phone!

12. Donbenie

Posts: 260; Member since: Aug 04, 2013

That's a good roast..

18. QuadFace

Posts: 179; Member since: Aug 19, 2013

is that Marissa Meyer of Yahoo?

23. Maxwell.R

Posts: 218; Member since: Sep 20, 2012

No, it is not.

28. RandomUsername

Posts: 808; Member since: Oct 29, 2013

Have they never heard of recycling???

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