How my iPhone almost killed me

Or, how to kill yourself with an iPhone.


Step 1. Purchase an iPhone. I'd recommend the more valuable one as that will make you more willing to risk life for it.


Step 2. Gain access to a treadmill.


Step 3. Use said iPhone while using treadmill.


Step 4. When your iPhone magically slides off the stand, hits the treadmill and rockets off behind you, make SURE to follow it's trajectory with your head, not just your eyes.


Step 5. If you've completed step 4 correctly you should now be facing sideways on the treadmill instead of forward. Your head should also be cranked completely around behind you. The position of your body will lead to you being completely off balance. Let the treadmill do the rest.


Step 6. Your feet should fly out from under you and if your head is still facing backwards you should land flat on your back on the treadmill. It will then proceed to rocket you backwards.


Step 7. This is of UTMOST importance. You will only stay airborne for a quick second and when you come down, the back of the treadmill will strike somewhere on your body. Make SURE it hits you DIRECTLY in the spine.


Step 8. You should now have a broken spine. If not, repeat. Or, you might just end up blogging about how you ended up with a wicked pressure burst on your back.


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  • studio_guy2001us 8y

    iphones should be banned. look at the problems they have caused already.
    first make them illegal to operate while you are the driver of a motor vehicle.
    if texting continues while driving...the iphone should self destruct.
  • elahnz 8y

    Why were you jogging with your iphone anyway? showing off I guess.
    Next time focus on burning carbs, not looking like a wanker.
  • Eric Hamilton 8y

    Dude. You're awesome.
  • jasnils 8y

    One funny story, still laughing... step 4 through 6 are just fabulous :)

    Sorry about your experience, but let me tell you same thing applies to a US$ 1,100.- Nokia N95 Smartphone. Of course the photos you take will be slightly better and you would be able to send to friends via MMS.
  • Melanie 8y

    this totally makes me hurt! hope you're feeling better....
  • Travis 8y

    #1. It hurt, a lot.

    #2. The phone survived! Luckily I have a sweet Incase rubber case on it. Not a scratch.

    #3. I'm healing.

    #4. I was listening to music with headphones on while jogging on the treadmill. I really have no clue how it fell off the little console on the treadmill but when it did, MAGIC!!!
  • ncnickel 8y

    wow travis only you man, only you!

    absolutely pricessless
  • tinkster23 8y

    This is what posing does to you.
  • Jasper Van Proeyen 8y

  • Spiraling 8y

    Dude, yikes. Though it reminds me of when I was on an elliptical machine with my mp3 player and nearly died trying to catch it when it fell off. I didn't have anything more than a bruise to my pride and my mp3 player worked fine.
  • AiYahh 8y


    Sorry you got hurt buddy. I've had similar experiences with my Ipod, so I'm not surprised. lucky for me, I never fell down. I just stepped to the non-moving sides and picked up my Ipod, which the treadmill had delivered straight to the floor.

    Not a bad situation really, the treadmill itself is bouncy and the distance from the treadmill to the floor is a few inches. So no damage on the Ipod.
  • leoparddude 8y

    OUCH! Wonder what Steve would say. I noticed that you tagged it "idiot" and "jackass".
  • vrai the dotty prof. 8y

    har! noted.
  • ales kozak 8y

    why didn't you use something like this ?
  • chipnip 7y

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  • astonkke 7y

    Poor iPhone! :(

    I hope it's all fine!
  • Andy Pr 7y

    Hope you feel better... sadly I would have done the same for an iPhone if had the chance! ;¬) .roflmao
  • ~Jany~ 7y

    Holy shit, that looks brutal!! I am not going to touch my iphone when I am on the treatmill from now on! Hope the gym wasn't to full when this happenend!! Reminds me of this clip
  • emilyturtleton 5y

    Just one of the many reasons my dad hates iphones...
  • Travis 5y

    oh for f*#k sake. They're not hatable. They're a perfect compliment to an Android phone. They're just as good but they do things a bit different.
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