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I wish tuscaloosa got this kind of attention when a third of the city was completely wiped off the map.
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Ok but then why is it such a "hip" thing for companies (there you happy now? no Apple hate) to do this? I don't figure that since 9/11 it was just seen as a "noble thing to do" all of a sudden. People used to have to go with David Letterman or Oprah or the local news station to ask for donations for disaster relief. What changed? Huh? Why would ANY company do this?
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Seriously guys? Companies do this all the time, so the point is moot. Get over yourselves, uugh...
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Seriously guys? Companies do this all the time, so the point is moot. Get over yourselves, uugh...

I just think it's important for more people to think about why. Is all. I didn't intend to imply anything specifically underhanded with my statements. I can't help it if people infer such.

I really just think it's weird that it started happening all over, all of a sudden.
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ok people, what makes you think that apple hasn't/won't going to donate out of their pockets? do they really have to broadcast that they will going to donate money?and what if they do broadcast it? i'm pretty sure you will still find someting to hate about, haters gonna hate afterall.
post #46 of 274
I would donate If I wasn't flat broke and in a pile of credit card debt redface.gif
the rich get richer while the poor get poorer, why doesn't apple donate a few million?
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I like the sentiment, but I would also like to see them match the donations dollar for dollar made by their customers.
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Ok but then why is it such a "hip" thing for companies (there you happy now? no Apple hate) to do this? I don't figure that since 9/11 it was just seen as a "noble thing to do" all of a sudden. People used to have to go with David Letterman or Oprah or the local news station to ask for donations for disaster relief. What changed? Huh? Why would ANY company do this?

People actually do it more with that.
    
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One would think that when providing an option to donate to Red Cross after a major hurricane on a very popular service that is sure to be seen by many, people could lower their pitchforks and put aside their petty hate for five minutes, as garnering more support for disaster relief might be more important than which tech company you happen to like or dislike.

Nope.
Edited by Mike395 - 11/1/12 at 11:16pm
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Opens donations to Sandy, sues Sandy for rounded edges.
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