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    Default Car Crashes into Apple Store in Chicago


    The Apple Store in Lincoln Park, Chicago was the site of an automobile accident that took place on Sunday night. A car smashed through the outlet’s glass façade and straight into a wall of accessories, leaving one person with minor injuries while damaging the store quite a bit. According to a report from The Verge, it was a Lincoln Town Car (ironically) that hopped a curb and ended up travelling far enough to break through the Apple Store’s glass doors.

    Pictures taken on-scene by some of the Twitter users at the site reveal damage to the interior of the store, including damage to a display table filled with MacBooks, accessory shelving and a flat-screen window display being twisted 180 degrees from its original position after being clipped by the car.

    There hasn’t been any information regarding how the accident occurred in the first place, but it does seem like an unintentional incident unlike the “smash and grab” burglary that took place in an Apple Store in California last year. Apple has yet to release a statement regarding the accident.

    Source: Chicago Tribune, The Verge

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    Shouldn't have been navigating with Apple maps

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    Reading a text most likely asking why he was late! Lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by rickuk View Post
    Shouldn't have been navigating with Apple maps
    Hahahahaha!

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    At least they had the sense to hit the accessories wall instead the iMac's or something

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    Finally Apple has a drive-thru store...

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    Quote Originally Posted by GrumpySod View Post
    Reading a text most likely asking why he was late! Lol
    D@&% it SIRI. You told me to turn right!

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    Oh apple maps! What would I do without you? xD

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    According to a report from The Verge, it was a Lincoln Town Car (ironically) that hopped a curb and ended up travelling far enough to break through the Apple Store’s glass doors.
    I seem to be missing the irony here, anyone care to fill me in?

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    Lincoln Park, Lincoln Town Car....

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    Quote Originally Posted by rickuk View Post
    Shouldn't have been navigating with Apple maps

    Nice!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by blind56 View Post
    I seem to be missing the irony here, anyone care to fill me in?
    You're not missing anything. Whoever wrote this summary clearly has no idea what "irony" actually means.

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    I hate to say it but some of these comments crack me up! lol

    "Always remember your special and unique!"

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    Quote Originally Posted by drummer10630 View Post
    Lincoln Park, Lincoln Town Car....
    Thanks, though that's not my definition of irony.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rickuk View Post
    Shouldn't have been navigating with Apple maps
    Hahahaha lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by njp316 View Post
    At least they had the sense to hit the accessories wall instead the iMac's or something
    That would have been an abomination.

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    Quote Originally Posted by blind56 View Post
    I seem to be missing the irony here, anyone care to fill me in?
    It's the Lincoln Park Apple Store

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    Always something bad happening in Chicago or the Chicagoland Area

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    Quote Originally Posted by iPodTouch149 View Post
    Always something bad happening in Chicago or the Chicagoland Area

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    Quote Originally Posted by rickuk View Post
    Shouldn't have been navigating with Apple maps
    "MAYHEM" strikes again via navigation, "TURN, RIGHT NOW"!!


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    Get in line now for some great savings!
    Like that "gently used wooden table in the background.
    Last edited by Greatbiguns; 01-14-2013 at 04:34 PM.

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