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iMeat: New iPod replaced with meat [updated]

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imageA Mililani, Hawaii woman claims that she purchased a video iPod for her 14-year-old son as a Christmas gift, but when he opened it the device had been replaced by some kind of mystery meat. “He went from joy, really happy joyful,” Rachel Cambra said, “then to discover this, just angry and hurt.”

Cambra said the iPod’s packaging was sealed (as was the meat) and that it didn’t appear to have been tampered with when she brought it home from the Honolulu Wal-Mart where she works. Dan Fogleman, a spokesman for Wal-Mart, said the package was sealed and has contacted Apple about the matter. He said Cambra will be given a new iPod for her son when the next shipment arrives.

Update: An iLounger has provided us with two photos taken from a local newscast on the story.

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41

wow, what poor animal will steal an ipod?

Posted by moonyman on January 2, 2006 at 1:06 AM (CST)

42

i was wondering…

if this happened at the factory, maybe the meat was exactly as heavy as an ipod to pass quality control :-P

Posted by daniel on January 2, 2006 at 10:15 PM (CST)

43

...she brought it home from the Honolulu Wal-Mart where SHE works….did anyone not read that?? this is definatly a scam

Posted by James Heyward on January 3, 2006 at 11:58 PM (CST)

44

Heard she will keep the meat and post it on ebay. “The Incredible Edible Ipod”. I’m going to bid on it. So, Golden Palace watch out!

Posted by BigBoy on January 25, 2006 at 3:31 AM (CST)

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