Apple has a sense of humor? Read this....

Discussion in 'OS X' started by TheSpaz, Aug 24, 2009.

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    TheSpaz

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    Look at the word I highlighted here:

    Perhaps Safari is as snappy as it's ever going to get, but apparently the Finder is snappier now!
     

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  2. macrumors 68000

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    Where the heck did the "Does this update make Safari snappier?" meme get it's start anyway?
     
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    cellocello

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    The Jobsy himself.
     
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    gilkisson

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    If Steve said "snappier", and they put "snappier" on the website... you can bet they are not being humorous.

    "Make it snappy" then becomes a commandment...
     
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    I guess I don't see the humor. The finder has a few more steroids. What does this have to do with Safari?
     
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    Hey, as long as the Mini DisplayPort is snappy, I'm okay with it.
     
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    I get it, basically Jobs told us that "Safari is snappier" when he released the iPhone 3G and was comparing the data speeds between Edge and 3G
     
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    TuffLuffJimmy

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    I thought that was a nice nod to the fan base.
     
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    TheSpaz

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    I can picture whoever was typing that up... giggling quietly to him/herself.
     
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    There's a old meme in the Apple community, saying every update will make Safari snappier, because Steve Jobs said it, so it's funny that they said Finder is snappier on the site.

    Memes FTW! :p
     
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    cellocello

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    Do you guys say it "meem" (rhymes with beam) or "mem" (rhymes with hem)?
     
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    iPhone 62S

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    "meem" for me.
     
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    Unspoken Demise

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    ^^^I say it like maim.
    To maim someone horribly.
     
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    TuffLuffJimmy

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    meem, as the second e in meme makes the first one the long sound. It's one of the many splendors of English.
     
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    cellocello

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    Ya ... I've known for a while what the "official" pronunciation is, but I'll be damned if I didn't say "mem" for the longest time. I was just seeing how the peeps on this forum were saying it in their heads while reading threads like this.

    "Meem" still sounds weird out loud to me though ....
     
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    Unspoken Demise

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    Reminds me of Beaker
    [​IMG]
     
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    cellocello

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    aaahhhh hahaha, ya totally.
     
  19. macrumors member

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    Almost, but not quite. "Mème", halfway between "meem" and "maim".

    Try it. Go on. Most Australians and Americans need the practice, anyway.

    CK.
     
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    I didn't get this but I did realise it says 'Thumb' through your searches quicker.... I'm look at you Apple Tablet!!!:D
     
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    ingenious

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    The meme "Safari seems snappier" has been running on MR since Safari was released...
     
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    I Found this on the Mavericks Promo Page
     

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    truettray

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    Hahaha how have more people not seen this? That's awesome.
     

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