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Number 3 most-read post of 2007: thumbs up for iPhone

Fool me once, shame on me.That would have to be the most honest account of what happened with our third-most read post of the year: Man endures thumb surgery to better enable iPhone use.

Fool me once, shame on me.

That would have to be the most honest account of what happened with our third-most read post of the year: Man endures thumb surgery to better enable iPhone use.

At first, this sounded quite twisted, but consider the era, dude. We're talking early August of this year, when the iPhone was just out a matter of weeks. So one extremist who took it too far by having his

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thumb adjusted to make iPhone usage easier? Hey this is a crazy world and I've seen crazier.

Plus hey, I thought to the self, didn't famed guitarist Les Paul have some sort of surgery to lock his hand in place so he could grip and play the guitar?

Only trouble is, the source we extracted the story from finally copped to making this all up. So I guess you could say we got "punk'd."