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Good day, bad day: August 9, 2012

A teen's fast fingers pay off in the Texting Championships, while a newspaper accidentally LOLs at a car crash victim — and more winners and losers of today's news cycle

GOOD DAY FOR:

iNostalgia
Entrepreneurial eBay users start selling first-generation iPhones (which came out in 2007) for the hefty price of $10,000. [New York Daily News]

Being glued to your smartphone
A 17-year-old from Wisconsin takes home $50,000 after he places first in LG's Texting Championship. [Death & Taxes]

Keepin' it fresh
The prisoners at Guantanamo Bay have reportedly been watching a lot of '90s sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel Air. [New York]

BAD DAY FOR:

Maternal instincts
A New Jersey woman sues after footage from her instructional breastfeeding video is spliced into a porn video. [Gothamist]

Butt dialing
A Pennsylvania man accidentally dials 911 during a drug deal, and is arrested after his entire conversation with his dealer is recorded. [AP]

Proofreading
Wales' Western Mail accidentally publishes "LOL" in a photo caption about the victim of a fatal car crash. [Gawker]

For more winners and losers see: Good day, bad day: August 8, 2012 

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