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Theophilous Thunderwulf says: What have you done to fuck with people? Was it a long, carefully planned piece of psychological warfare, or do you favour quick, off-the-cuff comments that confuse the terminally gullible? Have you been dicked with, and only realised many years later? Are you being dicked right now? Tell us everything.

(, Thu 12 Jan 2012, 11:25)
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Many years ago my friend bought a Nokia N-gage.
One of those poncey (yet crappy) gaming phones. He wouldn't shut up about it for the week beforehand.
"I'm getting a new phone in a week - a Nokia N-gage"
"I'll have my phone in 4 days"
"2 days time I'll be playing better games than that on my phone"
"18 hours and I'll picking up my N-gage"
Just generally being a complete technotwat about it. You know the kind.
For that reason I waited 'til he'd owned it for a couple of hours and sent him a text that went something like this:

Hey! Did you get the Ngage? How i# ## ######
**MESSAGE CORRUPTED**
**ERROR 843**
**REBOOTING MESSAGE**
Hey! Did you get the Ngage? How i# ## ######
**MESSAGE CORRUPTED**
**ERROR 843**
**MESSAGE TERMINATED**

A few minutes later I got a text back asking me to repeat myself, because my text was all garbled. I replied with:

Garbled? I was aski# ## ##### ##
**MESSAGE CORRUPTED**
**ERROR 843**
**CRITICAL SIM ERROR**

And then, nothing. No reply. I waited about an hour and called him.
Turns out he was already on a bus back into town with his malfunctioning phone...
(, Mon 16 Jan 2012, 12:00, closed)
tempted to do this to the missus to wind her up

(, Mon 16 Jan 2012, 12:45, closed)
I love this
so much.
(, Mon 16 Jan 2012, 14:07, closed)
That's Ace
I hate people with poncey phones. Have a click.
(, Mon 16 Jan 2012, 14:26, closed)
That's very good.
Have a click.
(, Mon 16 Jan 2012, 15:15, closed)
Oh I am SO trying this out...

(, Mon 16 Jan 2012, 15:16, closed)

You win! Fantabulous!
(, Mon 16 Jan 2012, 15:36, closed)
Probably did him a favour
The N-Gage was a notoriously shitty phone. Had to turn the phone off and remove the battery in order to flip game cartridges. How retarded is that?
(, Tue 17 Jan 2012, 21:17, closed)

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