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He changed his name to Seven iPhone for a free iPhone 7

A Ukranian webshop Allo decided to give away five iPhone 7 devices to people who officially and legally change their name into - Sim iPhone.

@LanaJelic
Published Mon, Oct 24 2016 11:24 AM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 11:58 AM CST

Whenever a new iPhone launches, we get to read about crazy stuff people are willing to do in order to get their hands onto Apple's newest flagship. I'm not talking about standing in lines for weeks, although that is also pretty hardcore. For example, last year there was a case of a Chinese guy who tried to sell his kidney so he could buy the new iPhone.

He changed his name to Seven iPhone for a free iPhone 7 | TweakTown.com

This year we have something less dangerous but equally stupid. A Ukranian webshop Allo decided to give away five iPhone 7 devices to people who officially and legally change their name into - Sim iPhone (sim means seven in Ukranian), Sim being the name and iPhone last name.

The iPhone 7 in Ukraine costs around four average monthly wages, so yes, it is highly valued in that country. The average monthly wage in Ukraine is around $200, and the price of the iPhone 7 is around $800.

Allo announced that they already have one lucky (if we can call Mr. Sim iPhone lucky) winner who officially changed his name and matched their criteria for iPhone 7 giveaway. They also noted they are currently checking a second participant who allegedly also changed his name.

So there you have it, folks, three more iPhones left! Who wants to be named Sim iPhone aka Seven iPhone?

NEWS SOURCE:allo.ua

Lana has a passion for technology and science. She spends her time looking for the latest and most interesting technology and science news. Her passion is in gadgets, wearables, and other cool and interesting applications of technology or science. She also spends her free time gaming in MMOs like World of Warcraft. She has prior experience covering technology for publications and breaking news. If she’s not doing either, you might just find her exploring the metaverse in VR. Lana wants to expand TweakTown’s coverage of mobile, wearables and gadgets while also bringing her experience with science and general tech to TweakTown. Her area of coverage is around science, technology, smartphones, wearables, and general neat gadgets. She hopes to one day be able to drive around in her self-driving car while she schedules an appointment for a SpaceX trip to the moon on her smartwatch.

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