The cool thing to do at an Apple store

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  1. MacFan782040
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    ...of course! I finally visited the SoHo store today in NYC... It's huge. And those Nano's are freaking small! The way you buy stuff is also cool...my friend wanted to get a Midi keyboard, and the employee went somewhere on Apple.com, typed in his employee ID and what he wanted, and that info got sent downstairs to the stock room and they brought it up to the register in a minute or two. Pretty cool! It was also packed...Everyone was checking their Myspaces and email. Anyway, cool place. I'd thought I'd share some pics we took with photobooth! Hope you like :D

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    The third one the guy in the middle looks like george bush
     
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    Ha, that would be me.
     
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    Scary pictures man. Did you do that with Photobooth on the iMac G5?
     
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    why is the last image mirrored?
    those photobooth effects look cool, especially with multiple people in the frame.
     
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    What do you mean mirrored?

    Oh her hat? I don't know. I clicked "normal" on Photobooth. Maybe that's how the iSight is?
     
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    Cut the image in half and reflect it across the Y axis

    image1|reflected image 1
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    xyyyzz|zzyyyx
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    like that, xyyyzz reflects to zzyyyx
     
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    Look at the text on the white hoodie too.

    The iSight is programmed to work like a mirror, that way as you move right, your image moved to the right on the screen, otherwise it would be really confusing, move one way and your picture moves the other.
     
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    That looks like a fun program to play with. Kind of neat to get pictures of your friends and upload them to the web while at the Apple store. Everything is so hands-on, the best way to sell.

    Maybe I will get to visit one of the six Apple stores in Texas before too long.
     
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    They sure are. The next to last one has a resemblance to Jim Carrey as he prepares to morph himself into one of his wacko contortionist poses.
     
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    oh, ok
    that makes sense--thanks
     
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    Or you could just choose Flip Photo from the menu. :) Or select Automatically Flip All Photos.
     
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    Haha, nice pics. The SoHo store rocks! I love it there... I have a couple of their iChat accounts on my Buddy List. :p
     
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    The straightforward translation always works best -- thanks.
     
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    Yeah, yeah the Apple Stores are nice and they sell cool stuff blah, blah, blah, yadda, yadda,,, nevermind all that the girl on the left in the hat is hot!

    She's your sister right? *crosses fingers*
     
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    *giggles*

    I second that!! (And crosses toes just to make sure)
     
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    Hey! I saw her first.
     
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    Then wouldn't there only be two people in the picture? Do you mean reversed? Mirror usually means half a of the image a|b would turn out like a|a, so that is not the theory that applies to this picture...
     
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    Oh no....not W. :rolleyes:
     
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    Haha... I did this at an Apple Store in Portland! The best part was... I set it as the background too! haha :p
     
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    Nice one! :)
     
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    My friend told me that it is an inside joke of Apple Store employees that if you go in and start a slow clap then they will follow. I haven't tried it yet but I assume it works.
     
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    You rebel you
     
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    I'll tell you what the best thing to do in an (American) Apple store is...

    ...change all the measurement from imperial to metric. Way too much time in the Buffalo Apple Store.

    I think Dennis Leary wrote a song about people like me... :D
     

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