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People Are Absolutely Ripping The Piss Out Of Samsung Over Its Fire Crisis

While Samsung fights the fallout from its axed Galaxy Note 7, at least some customers have seen the funny side.

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The tweets have also been on fire πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯.

People returning their Samsung Galaxy note 7s to the shops.. #samsung #GalaxyNote7

πŸ’₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯ -Sent from my Galaxy Note 7

"Yo bruh my phone is lit! Seriously it's straight on πŸ”₯" -Samsung Galaxy Note 7 owners

SAMSUNG: this phone will work ME: ok cool SAMSUNG: to BBQ a steak ME: wha- SAMSUNG: [running away giggling] nothing

There are quite a lot of people advocating extreme safety measures.

@SamsungHelpUK @CPWTweets out comes the ice bucket again.

@SamsungHelpUK @CPWTweets out comes the fire extinguisher again.

It's better to be safe than sorry.

Others have pointed out the handset could be an effective weapon.

Samsung have announced a new product launch, the Samsung Galaxy 7 grenade!

The #Samsung grenade πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ @witz71 @Cjmann1ng @JunesIphone @eyanharris @Vr46Gaz @fuzzysemi @J2SBT @KarenCherwinsky… https://t.co/655JqPeWut

This guy actually super-imposed Samsung Galaxy Note 7s onto a YouTube clip of Grand Theft Auto, and picked up 887,000 views as a result.

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People also don't think Samsung handled the story all that well.

How Samsung handled the Galaxy Note 7 situation...

IM CRYINGGGG πŸ˜­πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜­ #samsunggrenade

People have also been looking for other uses for the phones.

Next time someone says, "Excuse me, mate, you got a light?" I'm going to get a Samsung Galaxy Note 7 out.

A lot of people made jokes about fire extinguishers.

Latest promo Buy a Samsung Galaxy Note 7 and get a fire extinguisher free! (While stocks last)

#Samsung Galaxy Note 8 to come pre-loaded with a fire extinguisher app

And this man, who was presumably really concerned about the Galaxy Note 7, tweeted to say "what about my left ball sack?" which Samsung replied to using a stock response.

@wakishroff Can you DM us with more information on this? We take cases like this very seriously. ^ES

He insists he was not joking and that his phone burned a hole in his jeans.

Sara Spary is a consumer business correspondent for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.

Contact Sara Spary at sara.spary@buzzfeed.com.

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