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iPhone: Promo Codes for Lurkers ;)

04-24-2009, 05:54 PM
#1
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Promo Codes for Lurkers ;)

Haha, for some reason this funny devious thought came into my head since I usually see promo codes being given out and us T.A. members usually get irritated since they get all the goodies without paying dues. So, I thought that it would be cool and kind of funny in my twisted world if there was a prank that a developer would put up a fake app with a bunch of codes and when lurkers use the codes it wipes out all the information on their iPod/iPhone turning it into a useless brick

The only bad part is that I wouldn't want any of the members here to get caught with that haha

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Last edited by TheBrianPerryProject; 04-25-2009 at 12:34 AM.
04-24-2009, 05:55 PM
#2
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Uh, that's not funny, that's mean-spirited and if not illegal, immoral.

Don't check this site or private messages often.

04-24-2009, 05:57 PM
#3
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that would be kinda funny but not for long because it would suck for the lurkers

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04-24-2009, 05:57 PM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by GatorDeb View Post
Uh, that's not funny, that's mean-spirited and if not illegal, immoral.
I would have to agree with you.
04-24-2009, 05:58 PM
#5
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Quote:
Originally Posted by GatorDeb View Post
Uh, that's not funny, that's mean-spirited and if not illegal, immoral.
I know, I know........I would never do that just a funny thought that I had that's all. No harm done haha........................

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04-24-2009, 05:58 PM
#6
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If they get to the codes before we do, so be it. They could always just sign up. It's not a closed forum, after all.
04-24-2009, 05:58 PM
#7
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Wouldn't work. Apps are sandboxed; they don't have write access to anything outside their own little corner of the device, and can't read most areas either.

Could be done on a jailbroken device, but then it wouldn't be promo codes because the malware wouldn't come from the App Store.

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04-24-2009, 05:58 PM
#8
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However I'm all for a fake app that when you run it just shows you on the screen:

NEXT TIME REGISTER AND SAY THANKS YOU LURKER

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04-24-2009, 06:01 PM
#9
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Originally Posted by GatorDeb View Post
However I'm all for a fake app that when you run it just shows you on the screen:

NEXT TIME REGISTER AND SAY THANKS YOU LURKER
yea that would be cool

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04-24-2009, 06:01 PM
#10
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Devs are better off asking members to PM them on TA for promo codes. Maybe the codes are taken by TA members themselves, they just don't post a response or say thanks.