10 best tech tantrums ever
Torrid tales of when tech turns friendly folk into gun-toting vandals. T3 unveils the 10 best tech tantrums ever
Whether it's kicking out an intrusive Google Street View motor from your humble little town, or having waited so long for your plane to take off you've contemplated making a Passenger 57-style exit, today's tech - as much as we love it - can rub some people up the wrong way.
Just to show you how far some folks will take their techno rage, we've pulled together the most aggressive real life overreactions to electronic kit.
Bar room bullet brawl
After one too many malfunctions Doughty took his malevolant machine into his own Sportsman's Bar and Restaurant, informed customers of his gun-toting intent before placing the laptop on the floor and ploughing four bullets into its plastic body. The infamous crashtop now hangs on the wall of Mr Doughty's bar.
Beyond a joke
During his performance, Maassen, who believed that photography had been banned from the event, grabbed the snap-happy culprit from the audience and then asked the remaining guests what he should do with the camera. They duly told Maassen to break it. so he did leaving the unhappy photographer with his 15,000 Euro camera in about 15,000 pieces.
Cutting a fine line
Believing he was well in his rights to pull a firearm on his motionless mower, Walendowski stoutly claimed, 'It's my lawn mower and my yard, so I can shoot it if I want'. The shotgun carnage left the lawnmower unsurprisingly beyond repair.
Electing to riot
Mr Fenster damaged the equipment worth over £5k, before indulging in further erratic behaviour outside of the polling station. It was unclear whether the possibility of another George Bush presidency was at the root of his rage.
Fuming at the lack of a Vista view
After failing to get Windows Vista to work the man shot the malfunctioning dekstop computer. Mr Jackson fired five times at the PC, with one of the bullets just failing to hit the target.
Get me off this plane
He was so fed up with the wait to get airborne, McDonald made tracks for the emergency exit in the hope of getting himself off the plane but ultimately failed in his bid to disband as he was flagged down by an entourage of flight cabin crew. The plane was taken out of service, and Mr McDonald got plenty of leg room in airport custody.
Hole in one camera
Daly was so irritated by snap happy golf fan Brad Clegg, that he grabbed the camera and began smashing it against a tree. Daly avoided punishment and Mr Clegg was left with some very unique pieces of sporting memorabilia.
Judge calls for entire court lock-up
Judge Restaino's actions culminated in his wig and hammer being relinquished for his courtroom outburst.