you won't believe what my teacher just said

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  1. twoodcc macrumors P6

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    well i'm in a telecomm class right now. my teacher just said:

    "yesterday Apple announced a 5-year plan to get out of the computer making business. they are gonna sell their computer part to IBM. "

    he said they said this at the closing bell or whatever yesterday
     
  2. jsw Moderator emeritus

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    Um... yeah.

    Odd that we haven't seen any word of this here. :rolleyes:

    I think he just might be full of it. ;)
     
  3. swiftaw macrumors 603

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  5. twoodcc thread starter macrumors P6

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    hey, i don't believe it either. i'm sitting here in class with my MBP, and of course he points at me when he says it. "bad news for this guy"
     
  6. Queso macrumors G4

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    This is the same IBM that left the computer making business last year?

    Yeah, I can see how that would work for all parties :rolleyes:

    You should have pulled up Google, spun the laptop round and told him to provide you with evidence.
     
  7. twoodcc thread starter macrumors P6

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    maybe at the end of the semester, after i get my grade ;)
     
  8. notjustjay macrumors 603

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    I would have laughed heartily, given him an exaggerated thumbs-up, wholeheartedly said "That's funny, sir!" and left.
     
  9. mrkramer macrumors 603

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    If it's on teh interwebs then it must be ture!;)
     
  10. Dunepilot macrumors 6502a

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    Next time he says something so ridiculous, put you hand up and inform your teacher that he has just won the The Pulitzer Prize for fiction.
     
  11. mkrishnan Moderator emeritus

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    Yes, some teacher deserves an OMG IM TO STUPID 4 TEH INTERNET!!!!111 award.
     
  12. Sharewaredemon macrumors 68000

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    Maybe you should have said:

    "Oh, well i guess i don't need this anymore..." and then huffed it at him as hard as you can.

    At least you might have knocked some sense into him.
     
  13. twoodcc thread starter macrumors P6

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    yeah, i'm guessing that he dreamed this up after Apple dropped the Computer from their name....
     
  14. MacBoobsPro macrumors 603

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    At least he recognises the fact that Macs are great right now. :rolleyes:
     
  15. jelloshotsrule macrumors G3

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    a dropkick would have been in order. followed up by a flying elbow smash from none other than the top turnbuckle.
     
  16. psychofreak Retired

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    We should get Chuck Norris to roundhouse kick him in the face...
     
  17. jelloshotsrule macrumors G3

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    afterwards can we have ted dibiase put a hundred dollar bill in his mouth?
     
  18. whooleytoo macrumors 603

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    Your telecomms lecturer told you this?

    I'd advise him to check his checksum. Something definitely got scrambled in transmission..
     
  19. the vj macrumors 6502a

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    The sad truth is that Apple is Steve Jobs, once Jobs die or leave say bye bye to Apple because is doomed. Some large company will buy it and zero innovations ever again.
     
  20. Queso macrumors G4

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    Utter rubbish. Apple without SJ would go through a period of adjustment then come out with whatever direction the new CEO takes.
     
  21. twoodcc thread starter macrumors P6

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    now that's a good idea :D

    i did google just to make sure it's not true, and i found nothing. i don't know what that guy is on
     
  22. obeygiant macrumors 68040

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    Somehow I think he's just talking off the top of his head to make a point. He can't know for sure unless he's a board member on Apple. Can you provide anymore context to what he was speaking?
     
  23. zephead macrumors 68000

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    I'd give that to him first, and then get Chuck Norris to roundhouse kick him. ;)
     
  24. twoodcc thread starter macrumors P6

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    well the class is about networks and stuff (IEEE 802.3, and stuff) and first he said "does anyone know what happened at Wall-street yesterday? In Silicon Valley in Cupertino, California? Apple Computer Corporation has announced they are getting out of the computer business, to focus on multimedia......blah blah blah"

    i didn't hear the rest after that, as you can imagine. but i guess we have talked in the class about video and stuff going across networks....
     
  25. Counterfit macrumors G3

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    Reminds me of a class I had my first semester in college. We had to do a presentation for a prject at the end of the semester. One of my classmates in another group brought his HP laptop up to the front, and couldn't get it to work with the projector. Then my group came up and I took my PB up front. The professor said "A Mac? You couldn't get a real computer?" I just gave my "that was stupid and I'm about to show you up" laugh, plugged my PB into the projector, and hit the "Detect Displays" button. It worked just fine, especially since I was using my phone as a Keynote controller.

    Of course, no one cared that my PB worked just fine, but one guy did ask me what I used to chage the slides.
     

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