AN ANGRY Frenchman has gone on a rampage in an Apple Store in Dijon and caused thousands of pounds worth of damage.
YouTube uploads show a man wearing gloves and a pair of Apple earphones taking display products from stands at the Magasin du Pommes, laying them flat on the counter and smashing them with a boule, a heavy metal ball used in the traditional French games of boule and pétanque.
Apparently, the bouled and intrepid consumer champion was protesting about Apple’s policy on statutory rights, claiming that Apple refused to honour an EU law which states that a manufacturer should provide warranty cover for two years after the till closes.
Basically, from what we can tell, the Bar du Génie refused to fix his camera and he went fou comme une boîte de grenouilles, saying “this is what happens”.
Well, yes, apparently it is.
Sirens sounded and security guards managed to restrain the boule fool until the police arrived. He tried to make a break for it at one point, but was soon recaptured.
However, it looks like it was the fire alarm being triggered manually to get customers to evacuate the store in case he started waving his balls about at humans, suggesting that the display devices weren't alarmed.
However, it seems that the wrath of this Dijon mus-tard was reserved for the goods alone and he’s now going to have to pay for a whole bunch of damaged stock. He hasn’t even got his camera fixed.
What we know now is that Gorilla Glass 5, which makes its debut in the iPhone 7, doesn’t stand a chance against an angry man’s balls.
It’s not known what is to happen to this complete pétanquer, but we’re pretty sure his Apple Care won’t cover the damage he caused. µ
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