Here Comes the Madness

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by Bryan Bowler, Oct 26, 2016.

  1. Bryan Bowler macrumors 68040

    Sep 27, 2008
    It's been nice over the last couple of months having some adult conversations on the upcoming MacBook Pro. We've exchanged some ideas, helped each other learn a few things or at least see some different points of view, and we've helped each other pass the time during this really long period between updates.

    As most of you regulars know, we've seen an uptick in craziness around here. It's already increasing and unfortunately by tomorrow, this forum will take a turn for the worse and will be like the iPhone forum is for about 2-3 months every year. We will see a lot of rants about everything Apple introduces tomorrow into the MacBook Pro, some valid but mostly unfounded and uneducated rants. We'll see the usual posts about how someone swears up and down that they see a yellow tint on a portion of their screen. And the roving pack of trolls will arrive in full force, posting with fire and vinegar for the next 1-2 months. After that, things will start to settle down and this great forum will regain some normalcy.

    Tis the night before the big event. Enjoy the calm before the storm!

  2. mctrials23 macrumors 6502

    Sep 19, 2013
    I have just found myself hoping that the nutters and apple haters have been out in force. Otherwise this is a sad reflection of the apple community.
  3. Barrierfreeman macrumors regular


    Jun 21, 2012
    The owners should really turn off the servers till Monday....but then they'll miss out on the sweet sweet ad revenue.
  4. jerryk macrumors 601

    Nov 3, 2011
    SF Bay Area
    You must not be in the US. For the next month these forums will never compare with the vitriol dished out daily on any site that has a single political page.
  5. Goatllama macrumors 6502a


    Jun 24, 2015
    Mountaintop Lair
    I for one will enjoy the storm. Always makes for some laughs. :D
  6. MareLuce macrumors 6502a


    Sep 26, 2010
    I'm not going to be able to sleep tonight!
  7. Bryan Bowler thread starter macrumors 68040

    Sep 27, 2008
    I know the feeling!
  8. Macalway, Oct 26, 2016
    Last edited: Oct 26, 2016

    Macalway macrumors 68030

    Aug 7, 2013
  9. fate0311 macrumors 6502a

    Dec 31, 2015
    I just picked up the new MBP here in UK and the OLED bar has crazy backlight leak.

  10. satchmo macrumors 68020

    Aug 6, 2008
    I'm not so sure about that. The sheer volume of anger is a combination of pent up demand for new products, and a passion for an Apple that many feel has lost it's way.
  11. SparkFlash macrumors 6502


    Feb 15, 2013
    Its sad but true. But part of me likes reading those threads and just laughing. Kind of, love to hate, thing.
  12. fox10078 macrumors 6502


    Nov 6, 2009
    Jesus christ you weren't kidding this place is a hellhole right now
  13. Jayderek macrumors 6502


    Jun 28, 2010
    Madison, WI
    I need to stay away from the iOS10 threads as the ridiculous 'lag' complaints creep into just about every thread and now I think I need to bail from most of the notebook threads as well. Hopefully those that are threatening to get other laptops do so and vacate.
  14. Bryan Bowler thread starter macrumors 68040

    Sep 27, 2008
    Well, I warned everyone, however the madness is even greater than I expected! LOL.
  15. Bryan Bowler thread starter macrumors 68040

    Sep 27, 2008

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