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Old Jun 12, 2012, 09:24 PM   #1
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Found something weird in my 15" MBP Retina box - anybody read Chinese?

It's probably just something from QA, or the factory, but I thought it was amusing to find this light blue laminated card in the MBP box... Does anybody know what it says? (maybe it's a "golden" (blue) ticket to tour Apple's secret factory)


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Old Jun 12, 2012, 09:28 PM   #2
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That is weird! I awaiting patiently for someone who can decipher this code!!!
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Old Jun 12, 2012, 09:30 PM   #3
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it's foxconn worker's card,

basically says the working guidelines, follow SOP, wear static bracelet, make sure everything is right before changing shift etc..

this is very rare!
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Old Jun 12, 2012, 09:35 PM   #4
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That could fetch a lot on eBay I bet.
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Old Jun 12, 2012, 09:37 PM   #5
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That could fetch a lot on eBay I bet.
Yeah, then it can make many many many Chinese factory workers rich.
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Old Jun 12, 2012, 09:39 PM   #6
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Awesome

You sir have a collectors item!! Sell it for a few Benjamin's $100 lol
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Old Jun 12, 2012, 09:42 PM   #7
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You sir have a collectors item!! Sell it for a few Benjamin's $100 lol
It's worth less than the air you you breathe.
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Old Jun 12, 2012, 10:32 PM   #8
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It's worth less than the air you you breathe.
It's worth less than the Air, but probably still a good amount.
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Old Jun 13, 2012, 01:53 AM   #9
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you are kidding yourself if you are thinking a bit of laminated card with instructions on it is worth something.
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Old Jun 13, 2012, 02:35 AM   #10
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you are kidding yourself if you are thinking a bit of laminated card with instructions on it is worth something.
Your kidding yourself if you don't think someone would pay for it.
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Old Jun 13, 2012, 02:41 AM   #11
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Old Jun 13, 2012, 02:44 AM   #12
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Your kidding yourself if you don't think someone would pay for it.
Haha, why course they would wouldn't they! I mean, those things must be in the production value range of thousands! Oh, and isn't it just a thing of beauty?? Collectors item there for sure.
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Old Jun 13, 2012, 02:44 AM   #13
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I was hoping someone left poop in there.
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Old Jun 13, 2012, 02:49 AM   #14
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it's foxconn worker's card,

basically says the working guidelines, follow SOP, wear static bracelet, make sure everything is right before changing shift etc..

this is very rare!
Do any of the points say, "Don't leave instruction card in box"?
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Old Jun 13, 2012, 07:44 AM   #15
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Do any of the points say, "Don't leave instruction card in box"?
Yeah,on the back of the card,in the last paragraphy,'4 you must finish your job at hand and leave this card on the workbench before you have a break or leave work.' and next line is 'Done!' It must be some tired worker mistakenly put it in your box,poor guy.Anyway,it is a special gift for you,keep it!

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Old Jun 13, 2012, 08:20 AM   #16
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Yeah,on the back of the card,in the last paragraphy,'4 you must finish you job in hands and leave this card on the workbench before you have a break or leave work.' and next line is 'Done!' It must be some tired worker mistakenly put it in your box,poor guy.Anyway,it is a special gift for you,keep it!
I am not sure if you're serious or not, but I am laughing anyway.
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Old Jun 13, 2012, 08:30 AM   #17
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I am not sure if you're serious or not, but I am laughing anyway.
he is 100% right.

Perhaps you can inform Engadget/The Verge. They might publish about this info card.
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Old Jun 13, 2012, 08:30 AM   #18
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Anyone with the free time and Photoshop skills can have a lot of fun with that card:

Foxconn card + Cultural Revolution era Chinese propaganda poster = Hilarity
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Oh no!
That means there is a guy in the Foxcon factory not foliowing SOPs, wearing static bracelets or completing things before going on a break/finishing his shift.

All our MBPs will be sub-par!
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Old Jun 13, 2012, 09:32 AM   #20
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I am not sure if you're serious or not, but I am laughing anyway.
I am Chinese,and because your post have become a news on a chinese tech website calledCnbeta http://cnbeta.com/articles/192177.htm,so I want to give you some clue about it.

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Old Jun 13, 2012, 09:42 AM   #21
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I am Chinese,and because your post have become a news on a chinese tech website calledCnbeta http://cnbeta.com/articles/192177.htm,so I want to give you some clue about it.
Well, it's all fun and games until the Chinese press covers it. Thank you for the link.

Update: Just ran the story through Google Translate. (The reporter is right: It is important to learn a foreign language. But I'm an American, so...)

http://translate.google.com/translat...77.htm&act=url
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I was hoping someone left poop in there.
With Chinese writing on it apparently....
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Old Jun 13, 2012, 09:51 AM   #23
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from what I read on the news, the working condition in foxXXXXX is not that great. Workers suicide, stressful and long working hours (repetitive works), treated like in the army...and so forth
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Well, it's all fun and games until the Chinese press covers it. Thank you for the link.

Update: Just ran the story through Google Translate. (The reporter is right: It is important to learn a foreign language. But I'm an American, so...)

http://translate.google.com/translat...77.htm&act=url
Learning Chinese is not really a high priority for most north american
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I am Chinese,and because your post have become a news on a chinese tech website calledCnbeta http://cnbeta.com/articles/192177.htm,so I want to give you some clue about it.
Brilliant. Thank you.

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Dirty, inferior foreigners find mystery card

http://apple.178.com/201206/133581661752.html

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Mysterious Chinese card in Apple's in the box so that the foreign male Cock wire imagination

A new generation of the MacBook Pro just gettin to sell, a foreigner has been in the big show out of the box diagram, but this man found a "mystery" card out of the box, and immediately think of is not Apple's lucky ticket, virtue can visit the Apple mysterious factory (see "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory"), or Apple sent 2012 tickets? on eBay must make a small fortune, fortune, ah!

Ever went to the post to show superiority, and Guiqiu translation ... then cold ... it seems to learn a foreign language is how important
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