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Late Show host David Letterman last night used his "Top Ten" segment to highlight the case of an Apple engineer who last month left his next-generation iPhone in a Redwood City, California bar, only to have it leaked by Gizmodo earlier this week.

Letterman's "Top Ten Excuses of the Guy Who Lost the iPhone Prototype" pokes fun at a number of targets, including Apple's 'i' naming scheming for its products and AT&T's service quality. The list also links the lost iPhone to a number of other current events including the Icelandic volcano and a recent iPad theft that resulted in the owner losing a portion of his finger in addition to his new iPad.

Article Link: David Letterman's 'Top Ten Excuses of the Guy Who Lost the iPhone Prototype'
 

spillproof

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Dang, members on MR are a tough crowd.

I thought it was really funny even though Letterman is not my type of comedy.

However, losing an iPhone does hurt people. It hurts other phone companies because people will hold off buying until they know if the lost iPhone is going to be the final product.
 

applehappy

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I can't believe anybody still watches this guy. Not funny plus whining does not equal funny.
 

CubusX

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Colbert

I liked Colbert's rip on the iPad, iPhone, and AT&T, better.

"Just like your iPhone you can't make calls with it".
 

LimeiBook86

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yeah same here. let me know when someone posts a list

Wow you people are lazy... :rolleyes:

#1 is the best. :p

Top Ten List:

10. Couldn't call Apple for help because I lost my iPhone
9. I'm more of a Kindle guy
8. You mean besides being drunk out of my mind?
7. Distraught Kate Gosselin kicked off 'Dancing with the Stars'.
6. Thought there was an App that would wisk it back to my house.
5. It must have fallen out of my iPants
4. Volcanic ash! Run!
3. Let's just blame Goldman Sachs
2. At least I didn't lose my finger like that iPad guy
1. It didn't work anyway -- it uses AT&T
 

xlii

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Wow you people are lazy... :rolleyes:

#1 is the best. :p

Top Ten List:

10. Couldn't call Apple for help because I lost my iPhone
9. I'm more of a Kindle guy
8. You mean besides being drunk out of my mind?
7. Distraught Kate Gosselin kicked off 'Dancing with the Stars'.
6. Thought there was an App that would wisk it back to my house.
5. It must have fallen out of my iPants
4. Volcanic ash! Run!
3. Let's just blame Goldman Sachs
2. At least I didn't lose my finger like that iPad guy
1. It didn't work anyway -- it uses AT&T

I liked #6 best of all.... Thought there was an App that would wisk it back to my house.
 

rdowns

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Makes me miss that other guy who wasn't funny, Conan something or other.
 

iWonderwhy

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What a hypocrite Letterman is...nothing he says affects peoples lives anyways, after Conan he is the least funniest. I've never even cracked a smile at anything he has ever said. His crowd seems to laugh at everything he says too, how much is he paying them. No wonder Leno is killing him in the ratings...again.
 

jayducharme

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The thick of it
Was this guy ever funny?

Amazing how quickly time marches on. Thirty years ago, Letterman was daring, edgy and hilarious, some of the most outrageous comedy on the air. He also wasn't very popular. Maybe success has dulled him over the years. Maybe his writers aren't what they used to be.

But I agree with others: #1 was right on the money.
 
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