6 degrees of Steve Jobs

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  1. Butler Trumpet macrumors 6502

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    We've all heard of 6 degrees of separation right?
    well... can you link yourself to good ol' Steve Jobs in 6 steps or less?

    I'll start...

    1. I'm working on my masters at The University of Louisville where Delfeayo Marsalis takes classes from time to time. (he plays trombone, and I have talked to him a few times being a music major myself)
    2. Delfeayo Marsalis is Wynton Marsalis's brother
    3. Wynton just did a commercial for apple (which is really freakin awesome by the way)
    4. Steve Jobs.

    That was fun... your turn :)
     
  2. iDM macrumors 6502a

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    1. I bought an Apple Computer
    2. Steve Jobs is CEO of Apple Computer

    Did I do that wrong?


    Your connections seemed a little stretched.
    But this thread could be interesting......
     
  3. homerjward macrumors 68030

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    1. i have an ipod
    2. ipods are made by apple
    3. steve jobs is the ceo of apple
    4. steve jobs
     
  4. clayj macrumors 604

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    1. I've met Bill Gates. TWICE. The second time, he apologized to me for missing a demo I'd set up for him. (He ran out of time and didn't want to miss his flight... otherwise, I'd've met him THREE times.)
    2. Bill Gates has obviously met Steve Jobs. :)
     
  5. Butler Trumpet thread starter macrumors 6502

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    You know... i actually never thought of that... ha... good job being very clever....

    and yeah maybe mine is a bit stretched, but Im guess someone as big as Wynton met Steve to set up that commercial :)
     
  6. maya macrumors 68040

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    Isn't six degrees of separation only supposed to be human being related and not product related. Maybe I am ---> :confused: on this one.
     
  7. Butler Trumpet thread starter macrumors 6502

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    yeah it is... thats why everyone who said, i have an iPod steve jobs is CEO of apple, technically arent connected..... clever though :)
     
  8. Butler Trumpet thread starter macrumors 6502

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    and what was your impression when you met bill gates? If it was me, I would probably be very nervous cause he could probably hire a goon to kill me at any moment, or at least give me a virus :) ..... and secondly I would have a hard time not asking him why he developed such a crappy insecure OS
     
  9. clayj macrumors 604

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    He's hard to figure out. He's a brilliant guy, but I got the feeling that he really doesn't like having to deal with PEOPLE too much. Still, when I met him, he never said "umm" or "ahh" even once... you'd say something, and then immediately he'd give a complete answer so complex that you'd swear he knew in advance what you were going to say to him.

    The second time, when he apologized to me, he had a couple of ice beers in him. DEFINITELY mellowed him out. But he remembered missing the demo and he was very nice about it.
     
  10. Butler Trumpet thread starter macrumors 6502

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    well thats good... it makes me happier to know that at least he is a nice guy, and that he really is some kind of genius
     
  11. Chundles macrumors G4

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    1. I bought an iBook.
    2. I bought an iPod.
    3. I bought another iPod.
    4. All that money goes to Steve Jobs.
    5. Steve Jobs.
    6. Denny Crane

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  12. clayj macrumors 604

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    Well, unless one of y'all has actually MET Steve Jobs (or IS Steve Jobs), I don't think any of you can beat me...

    ... and I used to work for Microsoft. :p
     
  13. Doctor Q Administrator

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    Steve and I had a mutual friend.

    Steve's partner Woz and I had a different mutual friend.
     
  14. Thomas Veil macrumors 68020

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    1. When I was a kid, I lived across the street from Paul Newman's aunt.
    2. Paul Newman's aunt, who was named Jewel, knew Paul of course.
    3. Paul Newman has been hired as one of the lead voices in the animated film "Cars", from Pixar Studios.
    4. Steve Jobs runs Pixar.
     
  15. NewbieNerd macrumors 6502a

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    I don't get it. :confused: I watch the show, but I still don't get it...
     
  16. Butler Trumpet thread starter macrumors 6502

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    thats a good one :)
     
  17. katie ta achoo macrumors G3

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    1. I go to a performing arts school in Houston.
    2. Jason Moran went to the same school.
    3. Wynton Marsalis and he performed in a jazz festival together
    4. Wynton is in that new commercial.
    5. Steve Jobs.

    also....
    1. I go to a performing arts school in Houston.
    2. Matt Mullenweg went to the Same school.
    3. Homeboy is wordpress.
    4. Apple uses wordpress to power one of its blogs.
    5. Guy at apple who writes that blog, totally has probably met Steve Jobs.

    and
    1. once I went to apple HQ.
    2. I saw a guy.
    3. who knows a guy
    4. that has probably met Steve Jobs.


    OK, I really am steve jobs. Worship me at your own leisure. Send money to 123 fake street....[/quote]
     
  18. asherman13 macrumors 6502a

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    preface: my mom used to work at hp, and she jobshared with a lady whose husband worked at apple (this was in the mid-80's). we're still pretty close with that family, so obviously

    1. i know the guy who worked at apple (in marketing)
    2. who def. knew sj.

    bonus: my mom, who worked in human resources, said hi to bill hewlett and/or dave packard at least once a week.
     
  19. thedude110 macrumors 68020

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    ClayJ and I disagreed about Peter Gabriel.

    ClayJ met Bill Gates.

    Bill Gates and Steve Jobs were together in this picture.*

    I think the Internet is going to have to shrink this 6 degrees of separation down to like, a smaller number.

    *I know that picture has been posted to MR before, but I can't find it after 20 minutes of searching. Lacero?
     
  20. clayj macrumors 604

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    I think you have to have MET the person in order for it to be a legitimate connection. None of this "I bought <x>" or "I went to school at <y>, and so did so-and-so" business. ;)
     
  21. mad jew Moderator emeritus

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    1. It has been claimed that Steve Jobs is completely and utterly mad.

    What do I win?
     
  22. clayj macrumors 604

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    Nothing, because it's only a claim. Prove Jobs is mad and... well, you still win nothing. :p
     
  23. thedude110 macrumors 68020

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    You've won the Volvo Environment Award!

    nykulan1.jpg

    *hands to mad jew*
     
  24. Jaffa Cake macrumors Core

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    I know a guy who apparently did a fair bit of work for Microsoft in its formative years – I guess through him and his contacts I could link to Bill Gates in a couple of steps, and through him to Steve Jobs. Unfortunately I don't really like the guy in question that much, so that would stop that one dead in its tracks...
     
  25. w_parietti22 macrumors 68020

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    1) I know my mom
    2) My mom met Bill Gates at MS when they had like 200 employees
    3) Bill Gates knows Steve Jobs
    4) Steve Jobs.
     

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