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Old Jan 10, 2013, 08:59 PM   #1
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Bill Clinton Endorses Samsung Devices

Did anyone else catch the Samsung keynote the other day where Bill Clinton went up to give a speech endorsing Samsung devices? Samsung is pretty powerful and has lots of connections.
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And.....? No seriously, and? Use what you like, not what others tell you to. No, not as an Apple fan. I don't own everything Apple makes, I have alternates. (if you were going that road)
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Wonder what he got for that
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Wonder what he got for that
I don't know but i'll guess he came out ahead.
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Old Jan 10, 2013, 09:05 PM   #5
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And.....? No seriously, and? Use what you like, not what others tell you to. No, not as an Apple fan. I don't own everything Apple makes, I have alternates. (if you were going that road)
Alternates like.....?

Search up the Samsung keynote live coverage on techcrunch like http://m.techcrunch.com/2013/01/09/join-team-techcrunch-live-from-samsungs-2013-ces-keynote/

Whereas Apple uses no name actors for endorsement, Samsung uses a President of the United States!!!
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Old Jan 10, 2013, 09:09 PM   #6
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Clinton was there in support of Samsung's "Hope for Children" initiative, as part of the worldwide Clinton Foundation's public health and educational efforts.

"Hope for Children" provides technology for children's classrooms, hospitals and charities.

Best Buy, Lowes, Sears, PC Richards and other major companies are partners with this Samsung initiative.
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Alternates like.....?
I have a Mac, but I have a dedicated custom (and self) built desktop running Windows 8, a nice Kindle Fire instead of an iPad.

I can go on. I do have an iPhone, but its mute seeing as I only use one phone.
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Old Jan 10, 2013, 09:16 PM   #8
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No, he wasn't there to advertise devices.

Clinton was there in support of Samsung's "Hope for Children" initiative, as part of the worldwide Clinton Foundation's public health and educational efforts.

"Hope for Children" provides technology for children's classrooms, hospitals and charities.

Best Buy, Lowes, Sears, PC Richards and other major companies are partners with this Samsung initiative.
You don't go to CES just to do that. Clinton was on stage in a Samsung keynote about Samsung products.
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Old Jan 10, 2013, 09:22 PM   #9
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You don't go to CES just to do that. Clinton was on stage in a Samsung keynote about Samsung products.
Maybe he cares about the children a bit more than you do.
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Old Jan 10, 2013, 09:29 PM   #10
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Maybe he cares about the children a bit more than you do.
That's corny. It's CES, not World Vision. Having a President of the United States go up on stage during the Samsung product unveilings is a huge endorsement.
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Old Jan 10, 2013, 09:38 PM   #11
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They've gotta be paying him big bucks.
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Old Jan 10, 2013, 10:10 PM   #12
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Did anyone else catch the Samsung keynote the other day where Bill Clinton went up to give a speech endorsing Samsung devices? Samsung is pretty powerful and has lots of connections.
Could you define "is"?
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Old Jan 10, 2013, 10:16 PM   #14
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Could you define "is"?
Third person singular present indicative of be.
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Third person singular present indicative of be.
Yeah it's an old Clinton joke.... guess no one remembers
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Old Jan 11, 2013, 12:20 AM   #16
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Alternates like.....?

Search up the Samsung keynote live coverage on techcrunch like http://m.techcrunch.com/2013/01/09/j...3-ces-keynote/

Whereas Apple uses no name actors for endorsement, Samsung uses a President of the United States!!!
Yup, Samuel Jackson, John Malkovich, and Martin Scorsese are a bunch of has been, B-listers.
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Yup, Samuel Jackson, John Malkovich, and Martin Scorsese are a bunch of has been, B-listers.
Who?
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Yup, Samuel Jackson, John Malkovich, and Martin Scorsese are a bunch of has been, B-listers.
You do realize, those were paid endorsements, and Bill here didn't do a product endorsement. See what kdarling said.
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Hopefully Samsung didn't have any interns at CES...
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Hopefully Samsung didn't have any interns at CES...
That actually made me laugh.
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I don't know but i'll guess he came out ahead.
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Old Jan 11, 2013, 05:58 AM   #22
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Bill Clinton lied about his affair so...I don't believe him for a second when he says Samsung devices are good devices.

Samsung didn't do their research cause the browser crashed on their phones...OPPS!
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Bill Clinton lied about his affair so...I don't believe him for a second when he says Samsung devices are good devices.

Samsung didn't do their research cause the browser crashed on their phones...OPPS!
You do realize Apple has demonstrated products at their Keynotes and had technical difficulties, right?

I don't care who got on stage. It doesn't make me want to buy a product any more.
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Old Jan 11, 2013, 06:34 AM   #24
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Yo chill out. This is a fun thread and there's no room for PMS fighting...

I never said Samsung had on stage malfunctions. I was poking fun at how they didn't look into a more credible endorsement candidate.
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