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Apple pulls a prank?

Discussion in 'Community' started by tpjunkie, Jan 24, 2004.

  1. macrumors 65816


    On apple's site they now have links to view the "1984" superbowl ad. I was watching and then I had to hit pause, because it looks like the hammer thrower is wearing an ipod! Is this some digital manipulation, or a weird coincidence (some kind of walkman?)? Here's a frame grab, but don't take my word for it, the video's available on apple's site

    EDIT: This is definitely a cool little joke from apple. And its definitely an iPod

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  2. macrumors 6502a

    I hope your kidding. This has been all over the macrumors and the net. And yes it is a Sony Walkman. :p
  3. macrumors 65816


    Wow, I guess I've been outta the loop...
  4. Moderator emeritus

    Mr. Anderson

    that or you just came off your binge drinking and sobered up enough to notice it :D

    It has been around for quite some time ;)

  5. macrumors 65816


    Heh, I wondered when someone would bring up the drinking
  6. macrumors 68000


    Yeah, I remember noticing this when they re-released the ad.

    The iPod looks too big, but that probably has more to do with painting the old walkman out, which is bigger than the iPod.
  7. macrumors 68040


    Maybe she's a really small woman. :)
  8. Moderator emeritus


    I wonder how she got those earbuds to stay put while she was running around with that hammer? ;)
  9. macrumors P6


    I noticed the iPod live via satellite at my local Apple Store. Steve said that, "we just couldn't resist."

    eyelikeart I thought that the earbuds were made substantial enough that they would stay in your ear.;)
  10. macrumors 6502


    Re: Apple pulls a prank?

    20th Anniversary Edition. Played at MWSF'04
  11. macrumors 65816


    actually she's a very big lady, that was a prototype they were working on in '84, the problem was "iTune" wasn't as catchy as the now ever so famous iTunes and iPod combo.
  12. macrumors 68040


    Whoa I noticed that on the day of MWSF, have u been asleep?
    LOL we all have our off days.
  13. macrumors 65816


    I figured it out, MWSF was my first day back at college, I was busy at as hell and missed it, so later that night I just came back and skimmed the overview.
  14. macrumors P6


    No problem tpjunkie. I can fully understand your situation. Were you sober at the time?:p
  15. macrumors 68040


    jeeeeeeez tp... they make you out to sound like a full on raging alchy! :(
  16. macrumors 6502a


    OK, I went back and looked at the original 1984 ad and she does not have anything on her - so I don't know why people keep saying that there was a walkman on her waist.

    BTW, yes, good eye catching the iPod. [/sarcasm] ;)
  17. macrumors 65816



    Well, they know me from my numerous postings in the "have u ever been drunk" thread...I'm a bit of a regular ;)
  18. macrumors 603


    at macrumors, we don't discriminate against raging alcoholics. otherwise, some of our best posters would be gone.

  19. macrumors 65816


    speaking of which, haven't seen you at the drunke thread in a while paul...unlike a bar, its always open.
  20. macrumors 6502

    You mean ALL of the best posters would be gone ;) :D

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