Gapers Block has ceased publication.

Gapers Block published from April 22, 2003 to Jan. 1, 2016. The site will remain up in archive form. Please visit Third Coast Review, a new site by several GB alumni.
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Thursday, December 1

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A suburban man unknowingly recently racked up a $4,800 phone bill for his family's three iPhones while on an overseas vacation. Apparently he didn't read the terms and conditions document, which clocks in at over 6,000 words in length; it would have told him to leave the gadgets at home to avoid international roaming charges, which are accrued even if the device is off.

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