The Mobile Phone Of Death

from the keep-it-away! dept

Okay, this one is something of a silly story (even if it does seem to involve two deaths), but what caught my eye is what seems like the opening premise to a very, very bad horror film. The headline reads: "Cell Phone Leads to Deaths," which originally made me expect some trumped up connection between some sort of accidental death and a mobile phone -- which would be true, other than the fact that this particular phone seemed to be involved in two such instances in a very short period of time. The story starts out by discussing a car accident that was the result of a driver talking on his phone. That's (unfortunately) a common enough story. The driver died in the accident, and his phone was thrown from the vehicle... where it was picked up by two men who ran away. Once they got home, the two men got into an argument over who would keep the phone, and one of them ended up stabbing and killing the other. In other words, this same mobile phone was responsible for two entirely separate deaths in the course of a very short period of time. The phone, clearly, is cursed. It must be destroyed.
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    Griffon, 30 Mar 2005 @ 9:53am

    My preciouse

    My preciiouse....

    This phone and no other was made by the Elves who would pawn their own mother to grab it themselvs....

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    saman, 18 Apr 2007 @ 8:32pm

    mobile phone deaths (scary but absolutely true )

    Rumours has it that there has been several deaths in bangladesh where the victim gets a call from an private number or a 000 (country code) number. and soon as the victim answers and places the mobile phone next to their ear. they just drop dead while their hand gets stiff and the phone stuck to their ear.. first i thought its a load crap. but a girl in next to my sisters house died the same way.. what do you think mail me on saman786khan@yahoo.co.uk

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