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  • Candidate Says “Everything Will Be Free When I’m President” [semi-satire]

    05/24/2015 7:11:43 AM PDT · 6 of 6
    adorno to John Semmens
    Every human being is entitled to an equal share of the Earth’s bounty

    We could make that happen, by going back to the cave ages, where nobody is denied anything, and every person works to grow his/her own food and fetches his/her own water, and makes his/her own clothing (optional).

    Everybody would start with equal opportunities. What are the chances that, many will fail to make it on their own, and many others would succeed? So, in order to make sure that nobody excels, and that nobody fails, humans would have to undergo brain extractions.
  • No Injuries After Toyota Prius Plunges Into Pool in Mill Valley: Police

    05/24/2015 6:21:42 AM PDT · 27 of 31
    adorno to nickcarraway
    "Toyota Prius Plunges into pool"

    Is that the same as Prius tries to commit suicide? Was the driver in charge or did the vehicle have a mind of its own?

    I understand that sales of the thing are plummeting after fuel prices dropped, but, this kind of plummeting will not solve its problems.
  • Gov. Scott Signs Bill to Let Children Secretly Tape Their Rapists

    05/24/2015 6:15:29 AM PDT · 20 of 22
    adorno to nickcarraway

    If a third person had witnessed the rape, would that witness’s testimony be allowed in court against the rapist?

    One could argue that, that third person is ‘means of recording’ for the event, in the same way as a video or audio recording. Would the court dismiss the witness as not being legally allowed to ‘remember’ the crimes.

  • Self-Driving Trucks Are Going to Hit Us Like a Human-Driven Truck

    05/23/2015 7:56:34 PM PDT · 9 of 74
    adorno to RightGeek

    This is a truck-centered discussion, but, if one were to think a lot more broadly, then, imagine the effect to many other parts of the economy if all vehicles were to become autonomous. So, we’d have cars and trucks and SUVs and minivans and RVs, all driving themselves.

    It would be just truck drivers. Taxi drivers would also be out of jobs. Heck, insurance companies would have millions fewer clients, and so, we’d lose a lot of insurance agents and agencies. We’d also lose a lot of traffic cops and ‘meter-maids’ and highway patrolmen, and we’d end up with a lot fewer lawyers and ambulance chasers, and a lot fewer people in courts because there would be no need for handling traffic violations/tickets. We’d end up with vehicle makers having to insure the vehicles they sell, rather than the owners, and in fact, there would be no need for ownership. We’d end up with fewer parking lots and tiny parking garages at airports and shopping centers. We might even end up with houses being built with no garages or driveways. We could end up with no mailmen (finally, a solution to the Post Office always operation in huge deficits).

    We could end up with no repair bills or maintenance bills for our vehicles.

    Hmmm....

    Bring on the autonomous vehicles. NOW!!!

  • Dear Abby

    05/20/2015 1:00:39 PM PDT · 14 of 14
    adorno to LibWhacker
    What's worse, everyone knows that he cheats on me.

    Should read:

    "What's worse, everyone knows that he cheats on me, so, I cheated on him (and had a daughter from that affair; she's her 'real' father's spitting image, btw).."
  • NAACP Loses Battle to Silence Black Pro-Lifer Who Bashed Its Pro-Abortion Stance

    05/19/2015 2:05:20 PM PDT · 13 of 15
    adorno to NRx

    Apparently, the problem here is the 1st Amendment. The NAACP should be suing to get that pesky 1st Amendment overturned. Where are the democrats when the NAACP needs them? Where’s Obama? Where’s Hillary?

  • What IS this strange sound from the sky? Noise heard across the globe for nearly a DECADE...

    05/17/2015 5:25:50 PM PDT · 32 of 147
    adorno to PROCON

    It’s Mother Earth stretching, and farting.

  • US economy rebounding with solid if unspectacular job gains

    05/08/2015 7:42:50 PM PDT · 17 of 34
    adorno to Olog-hai

    “Tell a lie often enough and it will become the truth.”

    Hence, if recovery is mentioned often enough, people begin to accept is as truth.

    If ‘global warming’ is mentioned often enough, people begint to accept it as truth.

    If the media and politicians tell the lies often enough, then the ignorant masses who don’t know any better, will accept those lies, and we get the government and policies that end up destroying the country.

  • Hillary Clinton’s Candidacy Could Sink

    05/07/2015 7:24:21 PM PDT · 24 of 36
    adorno to lbryce

    Somebody has planted into Hillary’s mind (what there is of it), that, she is the ‘incumbent’ and can’t lose, and therefore, she doesn’t need to answer any questions or to meet with people other than those pre-approved. She’s just waiting for the swearing-in ceremony after she goes through the paces of the election.

  • Wow. 47 Major Retailers Announce Closing of 6,000 Stores Across the Country

    05/07/2015 7:15:46 PM PDT · 27 of 40
    adorno to Beave Meister

    There is none word which Obama and democrats have managed to plant in the minds of most Americans, including most of the media, and which is a complete lie. The word is ‘recovery’.

    There never was a recovery. But...

    “If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed.”

  • David Axelrod: UK Media Most Partisan I Have Seen – Even More Than Fox News

    05/07/2015 7:11:07 PM PDT · 22 of 38
    adorno to Steelfish

    If Axelrod ever met Jesus Christ, he would call him the most the most biased person he ever met. In a match between God and the devil, Axelrod would side with the devil.

  • N.J. Senate committee advances bill to criminalize bestiality

    05/07/2015 6:58:40 PM PDT · 4 of 23
    adorno to Coleus

    New Jersey is a liberal, progressive state. So, they’re not about to be judgmental about who or what people prefer for their sex ‘partners’. It’s a matter of choice or freedom of choice, and liberals won’t get in the way. With liberalism, anything goes.

  • Microsoft discontinues Media Center with Windows 10

    05/05/2015 7:27:46 PM PDT · 33 of 42
    adorno to dayglored

    Microsoft stopped development and maintenance on Media Center around 2009, so, what people have been using is a relic, which MS allowed in Windows 7, but only in the Pro version; so people needed to upgrade to Windows 7 Pro to get it.

    There are alternatives out there.

    For example: Kodi

  • US Condemns Israeli Singer for Comparing Obama to Hitler

    05/05/2015 7:15:50 PM PDT · 40 of 60
    adorno to Nachum

    Again, the libs are trying to block free speech and the truth.

  • Conservative Merits Of Patent Reform Legislation

    05/05/2015 7:14:02 PM PDT · 7 of 19
    adorno to Kaslin
    Without patents, what incentives would there be for people to come up with ideas and innovations and new products?

    Without patent protections, does anybody believe that we would be as technologically advanced as we are now? We might still be in the middle-ages, though we wouldn't know what we had missed.
  • Kerry just tried to reassure Israel on Iran mentioning redesigned 30,000-pound US bomb

    05/05/2015 7:07:53 PM PDT · 24 of 41
    adorno to ClearCase_guy
    This seems like a progression over time —

    1) Iran can’t build a bomb


    Stop with point number 1.

    That's the only takeaway from the 'agreement' that was reached.

    If Iran is given permission to pursue building of nuclear bombs after 10 years, then...

    It's the equivalent of telling them that, they can build the bomb. So, Iran can come back at any time and say that, if they would be allowed to build the bomb, why can't they be allowed to push up the schedule to build the bomb, next year or the year after that, or even immediately?

    If there would be nothing wrong with building the bomb after 10 years, what would be wrong with building the bomb this year? Logic would not be on the side of Obama or Kerry or within the agreement.
  • Jameis Winston celebrates with crab legs after going No. 1

    05/01/2015 10:29:40 AM PDT · 6 of 42
    adorno to C19fan
    Winston posted an Instagram photo of himself posing in front of a serving of crab legs.

    Well, he can now afford to pay for that dinner. But, still not a classy thing to do.
  • After setback, Puerto Rico governor lays out recovery agenda

    05/01/2015 10:26:41 AM PDT · 7 of 7
    adorno to cll

    I’m sick and tired of what’s happening in my native P.R.

    The best and biggest stimulus for economic recovery on the island, would be to never again elect a liberal or socialist. Puerto Rico could be the model for all other South American countries, if only the liberals and progressives and socialists would get out of the way.

  • It is a beautiful day. You are wearing an Apple Watch.

    04/26/2015 4:52:00 PM PDT · 67 of 70
    adorno to Star Traveler

    Actually, NO!!!, that’s Apple that has its employees stand in line and wait for over a week before a product is scheduled to launch. But, the regular iZombies do take notice of those waiting in line, and they too get in line, thereby increasing the size of the waiting line, and making whatever product seem like a must-have for all the other iZombies, who will get the product, even if not the first day.

    In fact, Apple has been rumored to also artificially increase the traffic volume in their stores, to make it seem as if there is always something new to be had, or to make it seem as if Apple is always having massive sales in each store.

    The Apple tactics apparently work with people like you, or you are one of those Apple employees deceiving the regular public about how they must buy or need to see what’s happening in the stores.

    So, what will iZombies like you do with their time once the iPhone drops in popularity? Can zombies die?

  • It is a beautiful day. You are wearing an Apple Watch.

    04/26/2015 6:26:39 AM PDT · 60 of 70
    adorno to Star Traveler
    iZombies swarming...

    https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/57/219515706_8bec62f9c6.jpg
  • It is a beautiful day. You are wearing an Apple Watch.

    04/26/2015 6:25:15 AM PDT · 58 of 70
    adorno to Star Traveler
  • It is a beautiful day. You are wearing an Apple Watch.

    04/26/2015 6:22:45 AM PDT · 57 of 70
    adorno to Star Traveler

    Apple hater? Me? Nope! It’s not about hate. It’s about wondering how people can become mesmerized by a product or a company, to the extent that, it’s like a religion to them. iZombies is an apt description for the disease. Cult-like behavior is a problem of the weak mind.

    http://video.foxnews.com/v/4157202873001/watters-world-the-apple-store-edition/?#sp=show-clips

  • Why Apple Watch isn't the most advanced timepiece

    04/26/2015 6:01:59 AM PDT · 49 of 105
    adorno to Swordmaker

    Taptic notifications? Really?!? That is a nuisance, and most people would rather do without it if they can turn it off. If that’s the best that Apple can do, then I’d suggest that they reinvent the pet rock. But, do you think Apple invented the tech behind taptic notifications?

    Variable pressure touch screen? Did Apple invent it, or did they borrow the tech to include in their devices? The R&D for the tech was not done by Apple.

    Scrolling crown? Big EFFING deal!

    http://www.businessinsider.com/the-digital-crown-on-the-apple-watch-2015-3

    Sharing heart beats? Really, dude? Is that tech worthy of patenting, or is it something that could be easily duplicated by any company? Sharing of data is not something new, although it might be new to you.

    Sending graphics to smartphones? Again, who would read graphics on a microscopic screen? That’s a waste of R&D funds, if they even did the R&D.

    NFC payment have been done by other smartphones, way before Apple even decide to venture into the tech. Try to catch up.

    NFC might be new to Apple, but it’s capabilities have been known by other companies and even used by them, before Apple. Apple might be better at marketing old tech, but they’re not good at doing the R&D for that tech. Apple just implements tech, and doesn’t really produce much new tech.

    Apple is still behind in R&D spending, and what they produce, is not worth the money they do spend. So, Apple ends up ‘borrowing’ tech from all the others.

    Apple: the biggest thief of innovations on the planet.

  • It is a beautiful day. You are wearing an Apple Watch.

    04/25/2015 7:24:27 PM PDT · 55 of 70
    adorno to Star Traveler
    The only ones I see in denial here are the APPLE-HATER TROLLS

    Of course, that's what iZombies and iTrolls would be expected to say. ;)
  • Why Apple Watch isn't the most advanced timepiece

    04/25/2015 7:15:11 PM PDT · 42 of 105
    adorno to Amendment10
    I think that Apple learns from its mistakes.

    Apple learns from other companies' technology, and then copies.

    Apple's R&D consists of waiting for others to create new technology, and then, copying and making slight improvements, and patenting those slight improvements, and then charging an arm and a leg for those improvements in their own devices.

    Why spend huge money on R&D when you can wait for what others do, and then steal those ideas and innovations?
  • It is a beautiful day. You are wearing an Apple Watch.

    04/25/2015 6:11:20 PM PDT · 53 of 70
    adorno to Star Traveler
    Apple customers who appreciate the quality and excellence of Apple products are not shills and trolls.

    They are the worst shills and trolls to be found on the internet, and they can't even recognize themselves, just like you can't. Or, they're in denial about their problem.
  • It is a beautiful day. You are wearing an Apple Watch.

    04/25/2015 12:36:22 PM PDT · 51 of 70
    adorno to Star Traveler
    The fact of me being here on an Apple thread is a “no brainier”.

    Well, it's like I suspected, and you're nothing but a shill and a troll in all Apple discussions.

    No doubt, you sit in front of your computer, refreshing the FR discussion pages, looking for the 'Apple' keyword to make sure you don't miss a thing.

    BTW, I agree that I took your post out of context, where I thought your post was in direct response to the post right above the one that I responded to.

    However, you're still the biggest iZombie around FR, and perhaps on the whole internet.
  • It is a beautiful day. You are wearing an Apple Watch.

    04/24/2015 7:23:00 PM PDT · 26 of 70
    adorno to Star Traveler
    There’s the same problem in just about all the companies in the Hi-Tech industry.

    That's a complete lie!

    Microsoft supports their OSes and applications for many years, like Windows XP was supported for more than 13 years, and Windows 7 will have been supported for more than 10, and Vista dn Win 8/8.1 will also be supported through at least 2020. Office is an application which gets support for many years too, and when a new version appears, the old version continues working fine for many more, and bugs and fixes are applied for many years.

    With Apple, support for devices and OSes can occur in less than 5 years, and even the original iPad lost support after about 3 years.

    Nope! When it comes to Apple, short support periods is one of the methods they use to force people into new upgrades for hardware and/or software.

    As soon as I say a discussion with Apple in it, I knew that you would be on it immediately. iZombie is very applicable with your.
  • Tulane scientists say tiny 'pocket shark' reveals secrets in depths of Gulf of Mexico

    04/24/2015 7:08:44 PM PDT · 15 of 28
    adorno to Ken H
    They were Great Whites before the BP oil spill destroyed all marine life in the Gulf...

    No doubt, it was either the oil spill, or global warming.
  • Polls Giving Hillary A Lead Over Anyone?,They Can't Be Serious.What States Were They Surveying?

    04/24/2015 7:04:52 PM PDT · 14 of 27
    adorno to Cruz_West_Paul2016

    Perhaps we republicans should also be helping Hillary’s polls. If somebody were to ask me if I supported Hillary, I might be tempted to say yes.

    We need her to be the candidate, and we need to not be so hard on her with all of her problems and likely crimes. We need her to gain confidence, and then, WHAM!!!, all of her and her husbands crimes and illegal doings and their sleaze, would be fair game in the general election.

    So, if we must, let’s apply a little pressure, but, not enough to get her to quit before the general election.

  • NYT Reporter: Clinton Officials Lied About a Meeting Taking Place, Unaware of Photo Evidence

    04/23/2015 3:55:08 PM PDT · 27 of 90
    adorno to Opinionated Blowhard
    I feel kinda weird having the New York Times as part of our Vast Right Wing Conspiracy.

    The NY Times has a different preferred 'secret' candidate for the presidency, and her initials are Elizabeth Warren. ;)
  • Automakers Say You Don’t Really Own Your Car

    04/23/2015 5:50:30 AM PDT · 78 of 96
    adorno to Banjoguy
    The taxing bodies have a perpetual lien on your house and land.

    They also have a 'perpetual lien' on your salary, if you have a job and earn enough to have to pay taxes. Likewise for any other property and assets which are taxable.
  • Florida man hospitalized after attempt to kiss venomous snake

    04/22/2015 5:44:42 PM PDT · 33 of 91
    adorno to Brother Cracker
    Florida man hospitalized after attempt to kiss venomous snake

    Lemme guess...

    Bad breath?
  • Automakers Say You Don’t Really Own Your Car

    04/22/2015 4:44:18 PM PDT · 5 of 96
    adorno to Enlightened1

    In a kind of similar fashion, we don’t really own our homes, since, there are a ton of regulations that prevent us from modifying our homes without first checking in with local governments and with other regulatory bodies.

    But, in reality, we don’t own our cars or our homes, until the respective ‘mortgages’ are paid off.

  • WORLD EXCLUSIVE: Bruce Jenner Seen Wearing Striped Dress Outside Malibu Home

    04/22/2015 11:23:16 AM PDT · 12 of 82
    adorno to drewh

    Watch out, J-Lo! There’s a new woman in town, and she’s going to be a trend-setter in fashion. It’s the Zebra look, by BJ.

  • Record Numbers Of Drivers Trading In Electric Cars For SUVs

    04/22/2015 8:15:23 AM PDT · 20 of 28
    adorno to kingattax

    I think that a major reason for people opting to go with SUVs and other gasoline powered vehicles, is that, once they hit the dealer to trade in their EVs and hybrids, the dealer won’t give them the trade-in value the owners had in mind, meaning that, those vehicles are worth a lot less than comparable vehicles that use regular fuels. So, the decision is simple at that point, and they decide that, owning another EV or hybrid isn’t worth taking a second chance on them. Reports are that, EVs and hybrids depreciate a lot faster than regular fuel-powered vehicles, and depreciation rates have been reported to be about 1/2 to 2/3 of the original value, after about 3 or so years; and those vehicles started out being more expensive than the fuel-powered equivalents. Getting another ‘green car’ woud be equivalent to flushing money doen the toilet.

  • Iran ALREADY has a Nuke ? America RETREATS in FEAR from Iran -- Obama's IMPEACHMENT if Revealed ?

    04/21/2015 7:02:09 PM PDT · 36 of 49
    adorno to 2ndDivisionVet
    He could behead a troop of girl scouts on the White House lawn during the Easter Egg roll, butcher them, barbecue them and serve them to all the participants and he still wouldn’t be impeached.

    Liberals would spin that as necessary 'for the greater good'.

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  • Which Companies Paid The Most Income Tax In 2014

    04/20/2015 5:30:07 AM PDT · 42 of 42
    adorno to Swordmaker
    The only people I see on here are people like you who have a compulsion to post negative commentary like this one about Apple users

    It has nothing to do with anything like a religion

    Head for the hills!

    iZombies!!!

    http://video.foxnews.com/v/4157202873001/watters-world-the-apple-store-edition/?#sp=show-clips
  • These Blue States Have Tried the Elizabeth Warren Model. Their Residents Are Fleeing.

    04/19/2015 8:17:41 PM PDT · 21 of 37
    adorno to lowbridge
    So, if income redistribution policies are the solution to shrinking the gap between rich and poor, why do they fail so miserably in the states?

    I beg to differ with the argument implied by that question. And, I have to agree with Elizabeth Warren.

    Taxing the rich works wonders for income equality.

    When those rich have their taxes increased, they tend to move out of those high-tax areas, thereby leaving a population composed of lower-income. After a while, the population of those areas start seeing income equality, because the rich will have left, and what's left is the lower-wage and lower income people. Thus, they all start looking kind of equal in their poverty, because, once the rich and well-off have left, there won't be anybody creating companies and/or creating jobs.

    Income parity will have been reached. And, that's the dream of Warren and all liberals; to have everybody equally poor and dependent on government for most or all of their needs. But, those needs won't be met when there won't be companies and jobs producing income, and income is where taxes come from, and without those taxes, there wont be any programs to depend on by those in the dependent society.

    But, unfortunately, the poor also tend to follow the rich, no matter where the rich go, and so, we end up with the liberal messes creating havoc everywhere.
  • Which Companies Paid The Most Income Tax In 2014

    04/19/2015 8:02:22 PM PDT · 34 of 42
    adorno to Star Traveler

    Nice try at deflection. That you like other products, and that you have preferences, is not the point.

    The point is that, you (and that other dude), are cult-like in your love for Apple and its products. Apple can depend on people like you to keep them flying above the clouds, even with their minimally updated products.

    You would buy the iPhone 7 for no reason other than, it was just an iPhone 6 with no changes other than, it came with a new color or with a slight change in he Apple logo (2 bites instead of one).

    Like I said, it’s all about the cult-following. You people are very predictable, and you and that other dude are constantly on the defense for Apple, if anyone dare to even look at an Apple product in the wrong way.

    Like I said, look out for Kevin Bacon. He doesn’t like “followers”. Followers are deranged and dangerous. ;)

  • Which Companies Paid The Most Income Tax In 2014

    04/19/2015 5:34:20 PM PDT · 32 of 42
    adorno to Star Traveler; Swordmaker

    Yup! In America, we all do have the freedom to purchase whatever the heck we wish. But, there are people who are so loyal to a name or brand, that they take it to worship level, or to a religious state.

    I’m pretty sure you recognize yourself as part of the cult of Apple, and you demonstrate it within each and every discussion that even mentions Apple or iPhone or Macs or OSX or iOS or anything at all where Apple is involved in any way. You’re demonstrating it quite well in this discussion. Who else but a cult follower would be able to recite the praises of Apple? You know each and every product from Apple, and every version of that product that ever was.

    Still, no matter how many products or services Apple has, it’s still a one-trick pony with iPHones leading the way, and Macs a very distant second. Once iPHones start becoming just another smartphone, Apple will become just another hardware/software company, at the level of HP or Dell or Toshiba.

    And, every post you make does demonstrate that you are part of “The Following” of Apple. Don’t look over your shoulders, because, Kevin Bacon might be getting close.

  • This country fines you for being unemployed

    04/18/2015 5:40:25 PM PDT · 20 of 20
    adorno to cherry

    You know some FReepers who voted for ‘bammy’?

  • Which Companies Paid The Most Income Tax In 2014

    04/18/2015 5:36:57 PM PDT · 28 of 42
    adorno to Star Traveler

    Nope! You’re assuming too much.

    Never said I didn’t like the products, and never said I didn’t think they were good quality products, and never said that people shouldn’t like them and purchase them.

    What I am saying is that, with Apple, it’s like a religion, and the fanaticism is beyond just liking a product. When people purchase a product which they don’t really need, or that isn’t really that much of an improvement over a previous version of the same product, then, it’s beyond needing and wanting a product. When what people already have is enough to get them through the next few years with not too many problems, and they decide that they ‘need’ to get the latest that Apple puts out, then, it’s about a religion. When people get on eBay and on Amazon to sell their perfectly good iPhone, just so they can raise enough cash to get the next iPhone that comes with a tiny increment of an improvement, then, it’s about a religion.

    If it’s not about a religion, it’s about an obsession or a compulsion.

    I think that Apple produces are good quality products, and those products are things that actually meet a need, just like all the other smartphone brands meed the same need. But, I just can’t understand the need to upgrade as soon as a marginally improved version comes out. It’s about the need that certain people feel that tells thme that, they won’t be left behind and they must get the latest-and-greatest, when they don’t really need to or have to. But, Apple counts on that type of mentality to keep them flying above the clouds, and their loyal “followers” are immediately available to hand Apple their money.

    It’s pure nuttiness.

    BTW, in my family, there are 3 iPhones, but, none of those owners felt the need to get the iPhone 6 or 6+ when it came out, and in fact, they feel quite content in staying with their iPhone 4 and iPhone 5,for as long as Apple supports them. No Apple religion in my family, but, we go with what does the job, and so, we have Apple devices, and LG-Android devices, and Samsung devices, and Windows Phone devices. None of us own any Macs, because, our needs were met quite well with the much lesser cost devices from Windows PCs from various OEMs.

    We don’t worship any brand or model, and we don’t worship any company. We are practical and frugal, while making sure that we get quality products without having to pay through the nose. Again, not religion in our household and immediate family.

  • Which Companies Paid The Most Income Tax In 2014

    04/18/2015 12:22:36 PM PDT · 25 of 42
    adorno to Star Traveler

    You sound like a “follower”, like the people in that TV show, “The Following”?

    Yuck, man, you need to get a life.

    There is nothing special about Apple products, and whatever you or anyone needs, can be found in other brands, and just as good quality. You’ve been brainwashed by that Apple religion.

  • Which Companies Paid The Most Income Tax In 2014

    04/17/2015 11:16:58 AM PDT · 5 of 42
    adorno to Star Traveler

    There you go again!

    It’s like you’re laying in bed with Apple as your girlfriend.

    Your love for Apple is vomit inducing.

    Yuck!

  • This country fines you for being unemployed

    04/17/2015 11:01:50 AM PDT · 6 of 20
    adorno to Citizen Zed

    Using Romney’s famous percentage number in the 2012 election, we’d have at least 47% of the population of the U.S. in prison.

    However, in the U.S., we’d be much better off if we’d put the politicians in prison who encourage people to not work.

  • iPhone plunges to ground from 40 stories up, survives without a scratch, video all the way

    04/16/2015 5:45:21 AM PDT · 58 of 63
    adorno to Swordmaker
    Can the fall be duplicated to arrive at the same results? Who knows.

    I'm pretty sure that if another iPhone 'suffered' such a fall, that it would not get the same results.

    And I see that, one of your talking points for Apple is that, they were the first to use a material, such as Gorilla glass, or some other material. Then you claim that they have exclusive rights to another material that they've decided to not use; but, why not? Could it be that, perhaps it wouldn't be that much of an advantage or that it probably wouldn't produce the desired results?

    But, why would somebody create a post of an accidental drop of an iPhone? Was it because it was a 40 stories fall? Or because it was an iPHone? With you, I'm certain that it's because it's an iPhone and from Apple. But, if the iPHone cannot successfully survive more similar falls, then, it shouldn't be viewed as some sort of an advantage.

    When it comes to survivability of falls, I don't think any smartphone company uses that as some sort of feature or selling point. Most of them will survive most falls successfully. Heck, the upcoming Lumia 940 and 940L will come with Gorilla Glass 4, which is stronger than any previous version of the material, but, I'm pretty sure that it won't be used as a marketing point. But, if it was Apple, I'm pretty sure that you would use it as a bragging point for iPHones.

    BTW, what the heck do you get out of being such a big "follower" of Apple?
  • George Washington and most of Jamestown had gay sex... and John Wilkes Booth was one of Abraham [tr]

    04/15/2015 7:15:59 PM PDT · 201 of 217
    adorno to C19fan

    I’d bet that, Mr Kramer would not make the same accusation about Mohammed, even if he did find evidence that he was gay.

    Also, will Mr Kramer make the same accusation about Obama? There have been many stories about Obama being gay, so, Mr Kramer must not have done his complete research of the gay presidents.

    I also wonder if Mr Kramer will write about the famous people in history who were pedophiles. A certain prophet who gave rise to the Muslim religion would be on that list, for certain.

    Hey, how about a book about famous people who abused their spouses? So, Mr Kramer, how about that one? There would be a lot more material about that one than about ‘gay presidents’.

    BTW, has anybody considered that Mr Kramer is gay himself?

  • iPhone plunges to ground from 40 stories up, survives without a scratch, video all the way

    04/15/2015 6:53:46 PM PDT · 26 of 63
    adorno to Swordmaker

    So, can anybody tell us how many of the materials that compose the iPhone were made by Apple? I mean, the exterior materials and the internal too.

    And, are those materials exclusively reserved for Apple and iPhones?

    And, can the fall be duplicated to arrive at the same results?

  • Thomas Friedman and Raul Castro Agree: Barack Obama Is So Brilliant,

    04/13/2015 4:59:40 PM PDT · 19 of 32
    adorno to Kaslin
    America's enemies....

    plotting to destroy it.

    http://www.aljazeera.com/mritems/imagecache/mbdxxlarge/mritems/Images/2015/4/11/8cc1aeeee7404fa9ac9dfb166b670aaa_18.jpg