[Humor] Plane carrying 3g iPhones crashes into Apples 'server' building.

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  1. MacBoobsPro macrumors 603

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    The day turned sour for Apple today as a plane carrying a huge shipment of 20 3G iPhones crashed into Apples HQ in Cupertino, California. The plane was reportedly struggling to cope with the weight of its payload and was trying to make an emergency landing, ironically next to the Apple HQ. Unfortunately the pilot lost control and the plane ploughed into the main server building that houses MobileMe servers and the iTunes music store, effectively wiping out both services.

    The repercussions of this unfortunate event mean there is a distinct lack of iPhones and major problems with MobileMe and the iTunes MusicStore, particularly the iPhone activation section. One Apple employee said "a screw from one of the planes wings has hit the exact place on the harddrive that contains the iPhone activation module. We need a new 5GB drive before we can continue. Steve Jobs is on his way to PC world right now."

    An eyewitness that saw the plane crash said "Everyone could see what was going to happen. We watched but couldn't do anything about it. Then boom... all hell broke loose".

    EDIT: Further reports are coming in that while the plane was struggling to maintain height, it inadvertently wiped out a section of phone lines running adjacent to 'The Loop'. People struggling to activate their iPhones are now having trouble getting through to Apples Technical support call centre.
     
  2. cycocelica macrumors 68000

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    Yeah, thanks to the pilot I have a bricked iPhone right now since I can't seem to access the iTunes store. Thanks.
     
  3. nbs2 macrumors 68030

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    That was beautiful. I suppose I wouldn't be so tickled if I had been in line for an iPhone, but that may be the funniest thing I've read this week.

    As an aside, I'm curious to see if Apple goes after the next MS launch flop like they used to.
     
  4. linden macrumors regular

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    Prove it. Link?
     
  5. MacBoobsPro thread starter macrumors 603

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    [​IMG]

    The guy is recovering the only undamaged 3G iPhone.
     
  6. linden macrumors regular

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    Well, just call the nearest PC World to Cupertino and find out if Steve Jobs bought his 5gb hard drive yet. Duh. :D
     
  8. MacBoobsPro thread starter macrumors 603

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    This is an unreleased MacPro prototype damaged in the crash.

    [​IMG]
     
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    OMG?

    a plane crashed in apple headquaters? WTF???? why would someone do this with a plane full of 3G iphones...omg
     
  11. edesignuk Moderator emeritus

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    My spidey senses are detecting a distinct lack of "getting it" from linden.

    Very good, MacboobsPro :D
     
  12. linden macrumors regular

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    Well in my defence that chould be any plane. Google it... And that computer doesnt really tell my anything either. Like can you get me a pic of what the damage on the building is?
     
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  14. MacNut macrumors Core

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    Yes very good indeed. The force is strong with this one.
     
  15. edesignuk Moderator emeritus

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    Of course it's any plane! :rolleyes:
     
  16. bartelby macrumors Core

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    is "distant lack" like "distinct lack" but a bit worse?
     
  17. MacBoobsPro thread starter macrumors 603

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    [​IMG]

    Further reports are coming in that while the plane was struggling to maintain height, it inadvertently wiped out a section of phone lines running adjacent to 'The Loop'. People struggling to activate their iPhones are now having trouble getting through to Apples Technical support call centre.
     
  18. Sun Baked macrumors G5

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    I think you have to be married to get the difference. ;)
     
  19. edesignuk Moderator emeritus

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    These are indeed a terrible and unforeseen sequence of shockingly unlikely events. I blame the Terrorists™.
     
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    I read the thread title on the front page and instantly thought "The Onion". Good job, MacboobsPro, you should write for them. ;)
     
  21. MacBoobsPro thread starter macrumors 603

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    Further to the reports regarding the phone lines this photo was taken by a quick handed Nokia N95 user who managed to snap the plane tangled in the wires just before the pilot managed to untangle it and continue on to Cupertino.

    [​IMG]
     
  22. MacNut macrumors Core

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    I think this was Bill Gates last order of business before he retired.
     
  23. cycocelica macrumors 68000

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    It just hit the AP wire. Should be showing up on all news source in 5..4..3..2..
     
  24. Peace macrumors P6

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    I think the plane skirted the local AP office before it hit the servers because news is barely trickling in at this time.


    Or it could be my AP news app isn't working due to the iTunes servers.
     

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