Tons of People Are Refusing to Give Up Their Galaxy Note7s
Love is powerful. It will compel you to ignore your better judgment and do crazy things, like drive cross-country in a diaper to kidnap your romantic rival, or construct one of the wonders of the world. Evidently, it can also convince plenty of people to tote around an unpinned grenade in their pocket, as evidenced by the hordes of Samsung Galaxy Note7 users who're refusing to give up their dangerously faulty phones.
Despite the fact that the Note7 has been banned on airplanes and warranted an official government recall because it, you know, explodes, many users love the phone so much they prefer to keep using it. Now, OK, I get it -- it was a good phone, but surely not good enough to justify 1 million-plus people endangering themselves and everyone around them. C'mon, guys, it's time to let go.
Apparently, any other less explosive phone would be a devastating downgrade
Verizon's bugging me to turn in my Samsung Note 7 for another phone.— Peter S. Deeplorable (@PeeteySDee) October 14, 2016
There is no other phone I want.
I'm keeping my Note 7.
Many users are unswayed by Samsung's trade-in incentive
Some are clearly stuck in the bargaining phase of their grief cycle
And a few just want to see the world burn
I'm keeping my note 7 because I lowkey want it to explode on my leg— ⚓El Pato⚓ (@pdogg9001) October 13, 2016
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