Jobs preferred over Gates for Dinner

Discussion in 'Apple, Industry and Internet Discussion' started by slackersonly, Aug 8, 2006.

  1. macrumors 6502a


    Warren Buffett Still The Most Popular Chief Among Executives
    Survey reveals that a majority of executives would want to have dinner with the Berkshire Hathaway CEO. Apple’s Steve Jobs voted second most popular.

    Steve Jobs, the relentless and creative mind behind Apples’ success, took second place with 23% of the votes, edging out Microsoft’s Bill Gates, who garnered 21% of the executive vote. Apple’s success over the past few years has come from tremendous sales of its iPod, a device many cannot live without.


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  3. macrumors 68030


    Um... WOO HOO I guess?
  4. macrumors G4


    Hee hee, have lunch at a buffet with Warren Buffet...
  5. macrumors 6502a


    I dont know you could be "steved".:)

    BTW: in case you didnt know that's what apple employees used to call being fired.
  6. macrumors regular


    frankly, i'd prefer gates over jobs. for all his riches, he seems more down to earth compared to jobs who is apparently a pompous, tempermental, perfectionist jerk.
  7. macrumors 6502a



    Quick take it back, before someone here reads your post!:eek:
  8. macrumors regular

    You're here. I'm here. Everyone here is someone here. He's someone here.

    But I get the gist of your point, that's playing with fire, that is.
  9. macrumors 68000


    Yeah, I hate those pompous, tempermental, perfectionist jerk types. They only add to the sewer that is society, and they don't fear God.
  10. macrumors 68000

    After G

    Too late, already read it. :D

    I wouldn't mind talking to either of them though. As much as you hate his OS, Bill Gates is very philanthropic. And Steve, well, who wouldn't want to ask about Apple related stuff with him?
  11. macrumors regular

    Id rather gates, how can one eat with a man who wont eat a quality steak.

    I have no real personal qualms with vegans like Jobs, I too like animals. Unfortunately I prefer mine medium rare
  12. macrumors regular

    This thread could actually be a lot more amusing if you viewed it in a slightly different way...

    I'd personally prefer Gates. More meat to him, I should think. Jobs is too thin to have for a proper meal like dinner, perhaps more a breakfast.
  13. macrumors G3


    Well... you want interesting dinner guests. Pompous, temperamental, perfectionist jerks usually have the best stories.
  14. macrumors 68020


    My thought exactly. Too lean, too chewy.
  15. macrumors P6

    IJ Reilly

    Gates used to be notorious for his temper-tantrums, though I doubt he throws many at the dinner table (you'd have to ask Melinda).

    Bill Gates would be a lot easier to feed. A Diet Coke and bag of Fritos should do it. With all of his dull theories about the future of technology, he'd also be the better choice as dinner guest if you were having any kind of sleeping problem. By dessert, your guests would be having a difficult time keeping their faces out of their plates.
  16. macrumors demi-god


    Your desserts are that good? I must invite myself for dinner. With or without those boring CEOs.
  17. macrumors P6

    IJ Reilly

    By all means. We do take pride in suffocating our dinner guests.
  18. macrumors 6502a


    Mmmmm...tastes like chicken, put a little red sauce and with a nice glass of chianti perhaps?
  19. macrumors 6502a


    Your right Gates is so cute and fuzzy, like a Vorpal Bunny!

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