Stuff can be broken
Also, your ear may be damaged by inserting a Q-Tip into it. Seriously, there are plenty other problems that have plagued our smart phones ever since the first one was sold We have had micro-USB plugs, micro SD cards, SIM cards, and even micro-HDMI plugs to slide, poke or jab into our smart phones, either backwards, upside down or sideways. Devices have volume buttons and power buttons that go haywire, batteries that can be improperly inserted, and any number of ways that peanut butter might foul up a device's operation. It is striking how few mainstream media mentions there have been over the years about any problems these have caused consumers! These are all very pressing concerns to the smart phone buyer. Let us not forget what the situation is that we have here. The people who are bending and snapping their devices or are abusing a stylus may also be the same people who break keys off in locks or drive their cars over curbs. Still, they continue to buy ear-buds to replace the old set they clumsily yanked the wires out of. As for the Note 5 and the stylus it comes with, the onlly problem that will be confirmed is operator error.