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Tulsa, Oklahoma, TV station KTUL is reporting that two men were left with “cuts all over their bodies … covered with blood” after an argument over the merits of Android and iOS “escalated”. The station's report suggests the two were discussing the competing merits of the iPhone and Samsung's new offering – probably the Galaxy …

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Meh

Well...

...that's two less commentards on here today then.

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Re: Well...

"Well...

...that's two less commentards on here today then."

Surely, you mean 'fewer'.

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Re: Well...

Dare I suggest that there is also a distinct lack of 'question marks' in the above comments?

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Joke

Re: Well...

Well, lets get out the beer bottles and settle this...

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article misses out the most important information...

who won?

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Joke

Re: article misses out the most important information...

who won?

The Windows Phone users who got the whole thing on camera...

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Re: article misses out the most important information...

*"...who won?..."*

I think the Galaxy S6 fan just had the edge.

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Re: article misses out the most important information...

> *"...who won?..."*

>> I think the Galaxy S6 fan just had the edge.

True. You can't stab anyone with rounded corners.

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Re: who won?

We did.

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Re: article misses out the most important information...

You mean: "on their superior camera".

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Re: article misses out the most important information...

The feeble iPhone user got a good ass wupping from the obviously superior Android user

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Vic
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Re: article misses out the most important information...

You mean: "on their superior camera".

Singular?

Vic.

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Meh

Wrong conclusion to the report

Stupidity, not alcohol.

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Re: Wrong conclusion to the report

The funny thing is stupidity seems to increase quickly with alcohol consumption.

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Pint

Re: Wrong conclusion to the report

Alcohol is to stupidity like oil is to an engine. It reduces resistance and lets you just accelerate away.

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Executive summary

Why couldn't they just take it out on their white goods like company executives do?

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That's what a flame war looks like IRL.

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This sort of violence is terrible -- remember kids:

Don't do phones!

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One last hit man,

Oh just one more, I can take it. I mean, I can give it up whenever I want. It's not really a problem. They just released Hearthstone for Android. I needs it man. Cut me some slack. (etc and so on.)

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Just as well the argument didn't move on to science fiction...

http://www.theguardian.com/uk/2013/may/15/university-norwich-star-wars-club-fight

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To protect and serve...

< ... and one was found in the carpark of the Evergreen Apartments at 1:00 AM covered in blood. At which point the local constabulary was summoned, tossed both men in chokey ... >

Would have thought the ER would have been a better location for carpark guy, but hey what do I know?

Nothing like good honest Merican "justice".

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Stop

Re: To protect and serve...

Why waste ER with a bloody nose, minor head wound or slip lip, all of which can cause a "lot" of blood.

A quick patch up with a paramedic / nurse / first aider is way better than clogging up A&E departments.

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Re: To protect and serve...

Not really, over here plod would have chucked them in an ambulance to go to A&E (scared of death in custody) to be treated and sober up, where they get discharged and leave on their merry way the next day. Rarely a charge incurs from the the rozzers if a trip to A&E is needed.

I'm sure I'll get downvoted, I've but been there and seen it with my own eyes too many times.

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Re: To protect and serve...

"Not really, over here plod would have chucked them in an ambulance to go to A&E (scared of death in custody)"

I wonder if it's something to do with the different types of cells? From what I've seen on telly, UK cells tend to be closed rooms with solid doors. US cells tend to be monkey cages and so it's far easier to see what's going on inside without having to do specific "rounds" checking on people through the peep hole every hour or so and eventually finding a dead body.

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This wouldn't have happened…

…If they had guns to defend themselves!

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Coat

Re: This wouldn't have happened…

since when were guns capable of defending themselves ?

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Re: This wouldn't have happened…

"since when were guns capable of defending themselves ?"

...Megatron...

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I did twenty years over ST vs. Amiga.

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I have to ask the obvious....

which side were you?

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Trollface

Re: I have to ask the obvious....

The losing side, the Amiga of course.

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As we've been saying around these parts for over half a century ...

Stupidity SHOULD hurt!

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When I was a youngster a wise man once said:

"Now the world don't move to the beat of just one drum. What might be right for you, may not be right for some."

The world would be a much nicer place if only more people had watched 80's tea-time TV.

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Coat

After being arrested...

Did they get their one phone call?

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Re: After being arrested...

Yes but unfortunately for the iPhone guy he was holding it wrong.

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Would have been better if he had this ;-0

http://global.samsungtomorrow.com/galaxy-blade-edge-chefs-edition/

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Coat

Hold on

Tulsa Oklahoma?

large amounts of alcohol.

Argument about cell phones?

No dead bodies? No Terrorists? No White Cops Shooting Black Dudes? No Radical Christians being oppressed by having to accept Gay lifestyle things?

How did this make the news?

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No dead bodies? No Terrorists? No White Cops Shooting Black Dudes? No Radical Christians being oppressed by having to accept Gay lifestyle things?

How did this make the news?

I think you just answered the question. It's news because it's different than the "normal" bodies, terrorists, etc. It's El Reg because of the IT component... cell phone argument which is a real life version of the Comments section. Hmm... maybe the Comments section needs more alcohol, blood, etc.?

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Paris Hilton

@ej2095

Dammit. I WANT one of those!

(I am the cook at home....)

Because we'd all like to teach her to cook.

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Ahh it did say teach her to cook.. just had to double check

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Hmm..

Covered in cuts and looking for a local hospital?

There's an app for that...

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Pint

Sports of the 2015s

Doesn't this sort of brawl happen over sports as well? I guess we can add this to a new type of modern day sporting event brawl

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iPhone vs Galaxy fight hospitalizes two

Now, *that's* fanboi-ism.

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Latest verse, same as the first

Cowboys or Raiders.

Ford or Chevy.

$my_deity or $their_deity.

Now it's about cellphones.

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Trollface

Re: Latest verse, same as the first

Which is our version of your football hooligans. The difference is we usually scatter ours instead of them being all in one place.

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