iPad Promo Codes for Lurkers ;)

Discussion in 'iPhone and iPad Games' started by TheBrianPerryProject, Apr 24, 2009.

  1. #1 TheBrianPerryProject, Apr 24, 2009
    Last edited: Apr 25, 2009
    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 :D:D:D:D:D

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

    ( Disclaimer)****THIS IS ONLY A JOKE PLEASE DO NOT TAKE SERIOUSLY........If you can't take a joke then please head to Kleenex dotcom for free tissue samples ;) ****
     
  2. GatorDeb

    GatorDeb Well-Known Member

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    Uh, that's not funny, that's mean-spirited and if not illegal, immoral.
     
  3. Stykman

    Stykman Well-Known Member

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    that would be kinda funny but not for long because it would suck for the lurkers
     
  4. WellSpentYouth

    WellSpentYouth Well-Known Member

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    I would have to agree with you.
     
  5. I know, I know........I would never do that just a funny thought that I had that's all. No harm done haha........................:D
     
  6. tangerine

    tangerine Well-Known Member

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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.
     
  7. 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.
     
  8. GatorDeb

    GatorDeb Well-Known Member

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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
     
  9. Stykman

    Stykman Well-Known Member

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    yea that would be cool
     
  10. Ravenblack

    Ravenblack Well-Known Member

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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.
     
  11. starjimstar

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    And to top it all off, I'm pretty sure it's impossible.
     
  12. dannys95

    dannys95 Well-Known Member

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    LMAO!!!!!! That would be hilarious!!!!
     
  13. darkhorse

    darkhorse Well-Known Member

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    Not to mention that it wouldn't get past Apple if it did the things you described...
     
  14. Haha, that Dev would probably be sued beyond belief if it was possible along with the death threats that he/she would probably garner as well. God my mind is bad sometimes :confused:
     
  15. Clymos

    Clymos Well-Known Member

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    Yeah it would some should make the app gatordeb suggested.
     
  16. ThePika

    ThePika Well-Known Member

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    Where are the promo codes? I would like one please.



    Haha jk
     
  17. GatorDeb

    GatorDeb Well-Known Member

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    And it can be free, since lurkers will just take the code and load it up without even checking out the description page. The description page could even say exactly what the app does.
     
  18. Now that is a good idea! :D
     
  19. Big Albie

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    If we could only harness the power and energy within this thread, we could toast some bread.
     
  20. starjimstar

    starjimstar Well-Known Member

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    Ding!
     

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