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Originally Posted by [\\/]Paris View Post
Nevermind Apple, how the heck does McDonalds stay so popular? -_-
Fat people.
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I actually quite like apple since this past year. I have had my iPhone 4 for a while, and recently got a macbook air. I love the phone, and many of the apps are great value. My macbook is plenty fast, rock solid, and I love showing off how thin it is. Their customer support is also excellent. I know they can afford that when they charge so much for their stuff, but I honestly don't even mind anymore.

That said, I still much, much prefer using my desktop, and the fact that I get to upgrade my CPU soon.

This list doesn't really surprise me, but what does however is Marlboro being on there. Do that many people still smoke? Yikes. I can't help but think how much money people spend on cigarettes then think what else they could spend it on. McDonald's being so high is also why obesity rates are what they are, but I'm not surprised about it.
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post #73 of 142
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Originally Posted by jellis142 View Post
I'm not bashing Apple, but with the prices of their gear, I'm not surprised they're so successful. Professionals love them for their stability and OS capability. Teenagers have to have them to stay in the loop. Remember the Creative Zen Touch? That 20Gb monstrosity is still alive and kicking today. My iPod Classic met hard drive and screen failure less then a week after it's warranty expired. But I got made fun of on more then one occasion for having an inferior brand. Good job though Apple, your successful and that's all that really matters in the business world
my 2gb ipod nano has worked perfectly for 5 years and i still use it constantly every day
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where is Disney?
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post #76 of 142
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Originally Posted by Foolsmasher View Post
Anyone else surprised to see McDonald's so high on that list? I mean yeah I know how recognizable those golden arches are, but in the circles I run with McDonald's is about the last place on earth we'll pick to eat at. Even when we decide it's going to be fast food and there is little nearby.

Not to mention up 23% from a year ago, I just don't get it.
They're not selling a food product per se. They're selling a consumable which is of sufficient quality to not kill a person(immediately)

Every time I go to McDonalds I know I won't be getting food poisoning or be subject to variable quality goods.
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post #77 of 142
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your coca cola sentiment reminds me of lewis black:



lol
rofl!
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It's funny how i havn't heard of some of those brands ever.
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post #79 of 142
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Originally Posted by RagingCain View Post
What a dirty pirate hooker thing to say. Coca Cola is phenomenal.
LOL

Not gonna lie, I just busted out laughing at work. Now I am embaressed haha
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Why do people buy apple?
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