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I don't think anyone should take offence to these adds. They are funny though. Just bought a Galaxy S2 myself, love it.
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^ I don't take offense to advertisements like Android fans do. I'm more than satisfied and happy with my purchase of the iPhone 4S and I don't need to justify my purchase to anyone by raving about it like a rabies-infected goon on OCN.thumb.gif
Like I said, I think it's great someone is able to make an Android commercial or advertisement sans lightening bolts, lasers and robots. But just like those advertisements, the new ones only appeal to hardcore android users and tech geeks. The average consumer doesn't really give a crap what phone other people use. I'm still waiting for an Android commercial that shows what the device can actually do.

Marketing must not be your strong suit...
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Samsung phones still won't be cool in Starbucks, where all the cool people hang out with their Apple gears. frown.gif
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Samsung phones still won't be cool in Starbucks, where all the cool people hang out with their Apple gears. frown.gif

So showing off your iPhone 4 in Starbucks makes you cool?
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The average consumer doesn't really give a crap what phone other people use.
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Marketing must not be your strong suit...

This.

Average consumer do care a lot what other people are using. It is a human nature. We do this since we are kids. Why do you thing kids always tell their mother "Mon everybody in school have a Nintendo 3DS, I have to get one or I won't be cool like them! <3", and so on with every other thing all kids are buying. The only different with adult is we don't need to ask our mothers, we just go to the store and pay for it.
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When ur a kid, it's natural to wanna fit in...

When ur an adult, buying stuff cause other ppl are doing it makes you a massive tool.
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I think you're giving way too much credit to adult minds Baron. People of all ages are swayed by what seems popular, actually is popular, or just plain looks cool. The average person doesn't go around doing hours of research about cost benefit, etc. In their minds, the fact that the majority is using or interested in something signals a switch that it's okay or even necessary for them to buy something.
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When ur a kid, it's natural to wanna fit in...
When ur an adult, buying stuff cause other ppl are doing it makes you a massive tool.

People naturally want to fit in regardless of what their age might be. I don't think that makes these people you speak of tools in most cases.
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reopened

post #160 of 234
Getting my Galaxy s2 on sprint in a few days. My verizon contract is expiring any day now.

Side rant ...

I find it hilarious that Verizon decided against the galaxy S II and its from my experience the highest rated android phone around atm. I got into a 20 min conversation with the guy at sprint about it, he said he is working his butt off trying to get the most commissions to win some contest to get it for free.
    
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