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(Yahoo)   New record for cell phone throwing set at nearly 223 feet   ( divider line
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10642 clicks; posted to Main » on 18 Oct 2004 at 6:55 PM (13 years ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook   more»

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2004-10-18 12:06:50 PM  
That doesn't seem *that* hard, does it? I've got a spare, let's see!
2004-10-18 12:23:18 PM  
Throwing the phone is the easy part. It's getting some distance with the moron yakking away in the movie theatre that's the hard part.
2004-10-18 12:41:52 PM  
Throwing cell phones is not what I imagine doing when people are being a-holes with them. :)

/sun doesn't shine...
2004-10-18 12:48:58 PM  
Can you hear me now?
2004-10-18 01:57:58 PM  
Oh, where's my old Nokia? I bet I could beat this!
2004-10-18 06:57:21 PM  
You don't do it with your own phone.
2004-10-18 06:58:30 PM  
I've thrown two out of cars. Each time it was so rewarding. farking assholes on the other end of the line.

Of course paying for new ones kinda blew. Wish I had gotten the service plan.
2004-10-18 07:01:00 PM  
Does the one I threw off of a ten-story building count?
2004-10-18 07:01:55 PM  
Farked link?

Does someone have to catch it - is it like the egg throwing championship?
2004-10-18 07:08:30 PM  
my friend threw his phone last week...
and it asploded...
and pieces went everywhere...
and i picked a piece up...

and this article was as gay as this blog....
2004-10-18 07:10:24 PM  
that's gonna be broken soon.
2004-10-18 07:10:45 PM  
I have an old one sitting around. My throwing shoulder isn't so happy with me right now. Maybe I'll take the phone out and shoot it.
2004-10-18 07:11:16 PM  
we launched one outta my potato gun. fixed the screen that didnt work before. i know it went over 223 feet, but it ahd help from a big ole explosion.
2004-10-18 07:11:25 PM  
Actually that is pretty impressive, have you seen a German cell phone?

[image from too old to be available]

/I like dial up!
2004-10-18 07:13:37 PM  
Must have been my grandnephew!
2004-10-18 07:16:09 PM  
The problem is trying to get any real distance with these new teeny-tiny light plastic things we got these days. It's like trying to throw a styrofoam ball.

Now, the old suckers from the late eighties/early nineties that had a suitcase sized battery. You could get both hands on that, spin around and launch it like an olympic hammer thrower.
2004-10-18 07:18:27 PM  
I just got a cellphone about 3 months ago for the first time In my 28 years. I love this thing. I get great reception anywhere. I keep hearing how others hate them. I dont understand.
2004-10-18 07:19:22 PM  
Is it just me or is phone girl kind of cute?
2004-10-18 07:19:54 PM  
I have a Motorolla brick phone like the one pictured that I used for an 80's party. I am currently trying to mod it so that it will work. How dope would that be.

"Excuse me miss, i gotta take this" (as I pull out a frickin washing machine sized phone from my back pocket)

[image from too old to be available]
2004-10-18 07:21:59 PM  
How surprising the Finns didn't think of this first!
2004-10-18 07:32:14 PM  
Knnen Sie mich jetzt hren? Gut!
2004-10-18 07:33:51 PM  
Should have previewed first.
2004-10-18 07:35:56 PM  
I can't believe how long it took for someone to comment on the phone girl haha. Either that, or no one really had any interest in this article. ehh...who knows?
2004-10-18 07:58:42 PM  
I don't know that I could get 223 feet out of it, but some days I'd like to try...

or, yeah, throw the idiot with a phone at the movie. That's one of the reasons I don't go to the theater. I can't stand the people around me and all the damn noise. At home, no one bothers me, the surround is awesome!

Oh yeah, and you can pause the movie when you get popcorn!
2004-10-18 08:19:35 PM  
Ohh... so that's what someone talking on a cell phone is supposed to look like... why don't I get those results?
2004-10-18 08:19:58 PM  
I've got a crappy Motorola with Quest service. On a bad reception day I could probably throw it out of the atmosphere.
2004-10-18 08:31:15 PM  
I'd like to throw a lot of the cellphones of my classmates as far from the classroom as possible, and I don't give a shiat about a distance record.

farktards who answer their cellphones during class should be strung up.
2004-10-18 08:52:45 PM  
Beavosaurus Rex

People actually answer their phones in class? Jeebus, where the hell do you go to school? I hear phones ringing in class all the time, but people usually have the sense to turn them off.
2004-10-18 08:54:30 PM  
We should send Brett Favre or some other strong armed QB over there and show those Germans a thing or 2.

2004-10-18 08:57:30 PM  
I am 33 and just started back to college recently. The cell phone use was the biggest change I encountered from when I originally started school back in 1989. I think I knew 2 people who had a cell back then. Now everyone has them and they can't wait for class to get out to start yacking on them. Sometimes, they don't wait.
2004-10-18 09:21:43 PM  
getting rid of that piece of shiat nextel i have to use would inspire me to break that kraut record. as long as i don't have to take it back.
2004-10-18 09:24:34 PM  
One of my favorite recent dumb-cellpone moments, in front of the cafeteria building at my college:

Guy on cellphone: Yeah. What? No, just come down. Are you on the second floor? Well, just go into the cafeteria and I'll meet you there; I don't feel like going up there.

Calling someone on the second floor to avoid going upstairs? How lazy can you get?
2004-10-18 09:25:19 PM  
The article does'nt say what kind of phone it was. Was it an older phone that had some weight to it. Or was it a modern phone that weighs as much as air.

Shiatty reporter.
2004-10-18 10:05:30 PM  
With flip phones you can get a good boomerang action going.
2004-10-18 10:08:03 PM  
I was at a kegger once, and people were taking there cell phones and stomping them. Drunk people are funny.
2004-10-18 10:09:22 PM  
Three more minutes shot to hell
2004-10-18 10:36:22 PM  
[image from too old to be available]

/I'd ring it
/Got nothin
2004-10-18 10:37:26 PM  
Must've been a Sprint phone.

/can't get no reception...
2004-10-18 10:45:26 PM  
I've thrown mine before.. I didn't get that distance, but it skimmed across the parking lot and went a good 100 feet (still worked to my surprise).

// Picture a flat round edged stone skimming across a calm lake
2004-10-18 10:49:35 PM  
customers come in all the time saying they'd love to throw their phones....hmmm....I wonder they would say had they not had Verizon service???

/shameless plug
2004-10-18 11:11:02 PM  
Phone girl looked better when the picture was smaller.

Damn you blewbayou!
2004-10-18 11:34:06 PM  
Record already broken.... now at like 85 meters or something...
2004-10-19 03:31:00 AM  
we launched one outta my potato gun. fixed the screen that didnt work before. i know it went over 223 feet, but it ahd help from a big ole explosion.

Why? Couldn't you find a frog?
2004-10-19 03:08:53 PM  
What's a cell phone?

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