"Found in US-447, the area formerly known as some dude's kitchen."
Who knew? Phone demons dislike microwaves.
That was sweet. At first I was angry, because, you know. If you're going to do that, CALL yourself before you put it in. But this was so much better.
For some reason I was hoping they would call the phone so it would be ringing as it was dying.
You know, I tried nuking mine, the same thing didn't happen, I was sad.
So microwaves are RF transmitters just focused on an extremely small enclosed space. Ever notice that honeycomb pattern in the door window? That's a faraday cage. It keeps the intense radar waves from leaking out and heating up all the water in your body as you stand in front of it.
It also is likely very effective at keeping the RF signals from the phone inside, and the signals from the mobile tower out. You can try putting your phone in an inactive microwave, and see if you can get it to ring.
I'd suggest you unplug it, but I have a feeling the grounding wire is part of the reason that faraday cage is so effective.
I threw my V3 into the microwave, closed the door of the microwave, and called the phone. We have signal! All your base are mine!
I mean, it rang.
I tested 2 phones in a (powered off) microwave a few years back and neither of them picked up a signal inside.
treo centro received cdma signal
So you mean the exploding batteries are actually a *SAFETY* feature?
That is THE best response to this video.I will be chortling for the next month.
I . . . wow. I never knew cell-phones were demon-powered. Maybe this explains the brain tumors.
FINALLY someone figured out there the smoke monster from Lost came from.
One of my co-workers just sent me this. Too funny!
I've had days where I felt like doing that to mine.
AHHHHH!!! *backs away from microwave*
This adds a new sense of horror to my day job. It will actually help me stay awake. Thanks!
OMG THATS DECEPTICON
that isn't real.
it just isn't.
No, it definitely isn't. Nice cgi work, though!
Verizon's new customer retention system.
fucking freaked me out. I'm going to have nightmares now.
ive never had a microwave with no shielding in the door.. ;-D
OK, hate to be Captain Clueless of the Obvious Brigade, but this video has demon sounds edited in after, right?
And probably some CGI as well, I'd wager.
Ah yes. Upon re-viewing, I realise what I missed the first time around. Very well done. I didn't even notice anything amiss until the second viewing.
There's only one way to find out!
You go first.
Mom! Dad! It's evil, don't touch it!
Not to mention obscure, 80s, cult film quote admiration, as well.
Time Bandits is obscure?
You forget, this is my peanut gallery. They think Snow Crash and Neuromancer are obscure.
Viewing from work, with no sound...
I had to go reread The Unthinkable by Bruce Sterling after watching this.
Source of your userpic?
Must have been some food in there. That's what happens when you try to feed your phone after midnight.