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post #11 of 48
This is hilarious! New products failing always gives me a good chuckle.....but I'm still anxious to play around with one lol.
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post #12 of 48
Good stuff, I know a couple of people who have bought it unlocked already.

Competition ftw!
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post #13 of 48
Lol demo unit.
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post #14 of 48
So this one unit failed and...? So what? There will always be failed units. Apple has them, Samsung has them (plenty), BlackBerry has them, Microsoft has them, Nokia has them, HTC has them...should I go on? rolleyes.gif The "blogger" who posted that is clearly a simpleton.

Review units are not cherry-picked nor specially assembled for "reviewers", though this one did come in a special box with special accessories so I guess that makes it special tongue.gif

Pure biased and over-the-top-sensationalist journalism from a biased blog.

Move on, nothing to see here.

Edit: I just through I'd throw this in here...OP, good post, I actually really like your comment. This is exactly what happens when you have a corporation and a following that is so convinced that they are superior to everything and anything out there and that they will remain so forever. I guess reality is a biatch. Maybe both iOS and Android are due for an update now.

Oh and by the way, I also own an Android phone, and I am getting a Z10 today or tomorrow. Let's not forget to seal that with a smiley face smile.gif
Edited by dejanh - 2/9/13 at 5:03pm
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post #15 of 48
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Saying "oh how the mighty have fallen" is a biased slam on a product, and especially so with a laughing smiley. Hardly neutral...

Laughing smiley? Look again. You fall precisely into the category the particular emoticon I picked was chosen for. As for my line, "Oh how the mighty have fallen", perhaps irony is too complicated a concept for some.
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Originally Posted by BulletSponge View Post

Laughing smiley? Look again. You fall precisely into the category the particular emoticon I picked was chosen for. As for my line, "Oh how the mighty have fallen", perhaps irony is too complicated a concept for some.

It was a laughing boxer smiley, yes... not sure how that distinction is so difficult. Your line insulting Blackberry was hardly a demonstration of irony; it was just a flat-out insult.
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post #17 of 48
If they didn't cherry pick the handsets to be sent out for reviewers....perhaps they should start.

Hell BB should have put them together by hand, and only the top engineers.
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It was a laughing boxer smiley, yes... not sure how that distinction is so difficult. Your line insulting Blackberry was hardly a demonstration of irony; it was just a flat-out insult.
Oh wow, you still do not get it, he is not insulting BlackBerry. He is actually referring to the absurdity of what a loyal Apple follower will stoop to when the reality hits that somebody actually did release a better product than anything he owns.

"How the mighty have fallen" is actually referring to Apple, and I for one welcome this and the return of BlackBerry (as long as they keep the momentum going anyway).
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It was a laughing boxer smiley, yes... not sure how that distinction is so difficult. Your line insulting Blackberry was hardly a demonstration of irony; it was just a flat-out insult.
Ah, I see your error now, you confused boxing3.gif with lachen.gif. Simple mistake and I forgive you your animosity.
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if you want durability, get windows phone.
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