NY/NJ People: Why aren't there any events for the 9/9 event?

Discussion in 'Community Discussion' started by newtonapp, Sep 5, 2014.

  1. newtonapp macrumors member

    Jun 30, 2007
    Perhaps I am taking my geekery to a whole new level, but how come there isn't any live broadcasts at bars or meetups for this iPhone event on the 9th? I've been waiting for this release event for months and around here we've made a bigger deal around smaller news.

    Would love to grab a beer and talk tech for an hour or 2, thats all.
  2. maflynn Moderator


    Staff Member

    May 3, 2009
    Probably because the general public isn't that enamored with the watching the media event on the 9th. Reading the synopsis is probably sufficient for most people
  3. newtonapp thread starter macrumors member

    Jun 30, 2007
    You could say the same about football, but perhaps you're right, people don't care enough about it.
  4. yg17 macrumors G5


    Aug 1, 2004
    St. Louis, MO
    Football games don't take place in the middle of a work day for most people. Even if people do care, they don't care enough to waste a precious vacation day on it.
  5. newtonapp thread starter macrumors member

    Jun 30, 2007
    Not everyone is on 9-5 hours, especially in NYC. I am with you though. I guess I'll just watch the stream from my home office like everyone else. Lame!

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