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You’re Welcome Verizon Trade-in Site…

This isn’t really news, but we thought it was funny enough to share.  If you head over to Verizon’s phone trade-in portal and enter in your device as the HTC Thunderbolt, you are treated to the picture above, which is…one of ours!  You may remember it from that exclusive 12-photo spread we had of the final Thunderbolt build a couple of weeks before it was to be released, and it looks like Big Red was impressed.  You’re welcome!

Cheers Jim!

  • Lakerzz

    Holy crap. kellex actually works for Big Red, and is his own tipster…haha!!!!

  • DBK

    lol Free advertising…or massive *cough*getrichquick*cough* lawsuit…….decisions, decisions……. :P

  • DBK

    lol Free advertising…or massive *cough*getrichquick*cough* lawsuit…….decisions, decisions……. :P

  • Anonymous

    Could get $100 for my, still going strong, HTC Droid Incredible(an actual Droid phone BTW). How much on the real market I wonder?

  • Anonymous

    Lmfao that’s quite funny, hope they keep it that way xD

  • heh

    The most disgusting thing about this is when your charge port is slightly loose, they will not replace your phone under warranty. According to their policy it has been damaged and is only replaceable under insurance. So then they tell you to use and upgrade or buy a refurb (CPO). The CPO is just these phones they back for dirt, then re-certify and sell for $100-150 less than the 2 yr contracted price.

    Please take this opportunity to turn the screws to them. Greedy bastards.

    • Rick

      My name is not heh, I was trying to reply to him. :)

  • jeff

    SUE THEM SUE THEM NOW

    You know they would sue you in a heartbreak given the chance. They rape their customers over the slightest mistake, GIVE THEM A TASTE OF THEIR OWN MEDICINE

    RAPE THEM

  • http://profiles.yahoo.com/u/RXFWXDUWRRHCGFV6NP2SDZ7YLU Ray

    droid life doin it BIG

    • Lakerzz

      *RED*

  • http://profiles.google.com/chris82thekid Chris 82

    Funny how you can also appraise and send in a Nexus One which VZW doesn’t even carry

  • http://www.facebook.com/djuergens Derek Juergens

    also so happy my droid x is worth 0 to the people over at verizon

  • http://www.facebook.com/djuergens Derek Juergens

    also so happy my droid x is worth 0 to the people over at verizon

  • http://www.facebook.com/djuergens Derek Juergens

    also so happy my droid x is worth 0 to the people over at verizon

  • http://www.facebook.com/djuergens Derek Juergens

    also so happy my droid x is worth 0 to the people over at verizon

  • Anonymous

    I did this when they were giving 132 for a droid eris a few months back had 2 laying around so it was def worth doing it since they arent worth much if anything now

  • Anonymous

    I did this when they were giving 132 for a droid eris a few months back had 2 laying around so it was def worth doing it since they arent worth much if anything now

  • Anonymous

    This is especially ironic since the Tbolt isn’t technically a Droid.

  • Anonymous

    This is especially ironic since the Tbolt isn’t technically a Droid.

  • Anonymous

    Haha congratulations Droid-Life

  • http://twitter.com/benmarvin benmarvin

    Haha, free advertising! Think they’re gonna change it now?

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/John-Crisp/573192754 John Crisp

    I sold my Droid X on Craigs list for $300 in 4 hours the day before TBolt came out…It was rooted with Liberty ROM and some accessories….I will never trade in my stuff…I sell it outright…

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/John-Crisp/573192754 John Crisp

    I sold my Droid X on Craigs list for $300 in 4 hours the day before TBolt came out…It was rooted with Liberty ROM and some accessories….I will never trade in my stuff…I sell it outright…

  • Rizzidy

    lol

  • Anonymous

    Maybe you should send them a C & D Letter :)

    • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=25001493 Hank Godwin

      DO IT!

    • Anonymous

      THIS.

    • Anonymous

      That just made my day. Hah.

    • Anonymous

      Totally thinking the same. Copyrighted material!!

  • Kelly

    nice, congrats on the free advertising!

  • Anonymous

    LOL

  • TRAViESO

    HAHA….Let me find out Kellex works for verizon. LOL

  • Interstellarmind

    this site rules.

    keep up the great job, kellex!!… despite the typo, haha!

    • Anonymous

      Thanks. :P

  • Igor

    Well Hypebeasting is finally paid off .

    • Anonymous

      Haha classic.

  • John

    that’s too funny! wonder how long that’ll last

  • FortitudineVincimus

    $55 for my D1…. bwaa ha ha haa

    F-you VZW, $55 my arse

    • John

      that’s about all it’s worth. sorry man. catch up with the times

      hah! ;)

      • FortitudineVincimus

        not…

        especially rooted. I can easily get 3 times that. I may have to catch up with the times, but you need to do a little research

        • skfsdfsdf

          Agreed. Three times is right. I got $137 from eBay instant sale, non rooted anyway….

          • Jcon

            I just sold my D1 on Swappa with accessories for $190.

          • http://twitter.com/samthomas86 Sam Thomas

            I got $155 for mine 2 weeks ago.

        • skfsdfsdf

          Agreed. Three times is right. I got $137 from eBay instant sale, non rooted anyway….

  • http://twitter.com/gardobus Juan

    ahaharoflrofl

  • Anonymous

    Are they paying you Royalties???

  • Chris Nimon

    Thats awesome

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=55712305 Lee Sandy

    they read droid-life

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=55712305 Lee Sandy

    they read droid-life

  • Eric J

    Lets see $240 on ebay or $96 from verizon…

  • Eric J

    Lets see $240 on ebay or $96 from verizon…

    • HAHA

      LOL yea they are shit.

      They give you $8 for Storm 1 LMAO

    • Vanilla Ice

      I’ll do better than Verizon. I’ll pay $241 for your Thunderbolt.

    • Anonymous

      They are willing to offer me a whopping $0.00 for my Samsung Glyde! This is the worst idea since trading in your car at the dealer.

      • Anonymous

        “This is the worst idea since trading in your car at the dealer.”

        Unless your head gasket is about to blow out and they don’t know. ;)

      • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100000106808261 Keith Sumner

        After 6 YES SIX GLYDES! Verizon finally cracked and told me “this is the worst and most problematic phone we’ve ever sold”!!!!!

        • Anonymous

          I wholeheartedly agree that the Glyde was a p.o.s. However, to my endless chagrin, no matter how much I abused the damn thing, it would never break. I suppose being roughly the same dimensions and density as a brick would mean it was as durable as one too.

    • http://twitter.com/samthomas86 Sam Thomas

      This is the dumbest thing I have ever seen. eBay offers more for broken phones than VZW offers for brand new phones.

    • http://twitter.com/samthomas86 Sam Thomas

      This is the dumbest thing I have ever seen. eBay offers more for broken phones than VZW offers for brand new phones.

  • http://silkyjay.com John Cantrell

    thats awesome

  • http://silkyjay.com John Cantrell

    thats awesome

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_54WWKM5MZSL3DLMZSVX2CUQTJY Jacob

    you’re. :)

    • Anonymous

      Ditto

    • John

      lol. ya i catch that stuff too (ocd).

      kellex rarely ever makes that type of mistake, so it’s an obvious typo. he’ll fix eventually ;)

    • Anonymous

      DAMMIT. :P

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_54WWKM5MZSL3DLMZSVX2CUQTJY Jacob

        Just glad you got your sweet new logo graphics in time for VZW to start spreading ‘em all over the web :)

    • Anonymous

      8P

  • Anonymous

    English. Can you write it?

  • Anonymous

    lol, what a bunch of lazy bastards….they don’t have their own image of the phone?

  • http://twitter.com/Nideda24 N. Davison

    Thats great