Spoiler-Free Keynote tomorrow??

Discussion in 'iPad' started by ciberkarlos, Mar 6, 2012.

  1. ciberkarlos macrumors member

    Aug 8, 2011
    Hi, i want to know if you are going to open a spoiler-free post with a link of the tomorrow's keynote like other times. It's very useful!!

    Thank you!!
  2. Patriot24 macrumors 68030


    Dec 29, 2010
    Out of curiosity, what is a "spoiler-free" keynote? It seems like they wouldn't really be able to report what is happening if they can't say what is being announced?

    I'm not trolling or being negative, I'm just trying to understand the difference.
  3. xraytech, Mar 6, 2012
    Last edited: Mar 6, 2012

    xraytech macrumors 68030

    Mar 24, 2010
    I'm with you, WHAT?!?
  4. milbournosphere macrumors 6502a


    Mar 3, 2009
    San Diego, CA
    I think you can see a spoiler-free macrumors front page, if that's what you're looking for. But I also agree, it'd be a little hard to write about a product keynote without giving anything away...you might be better off just catching the video after. Apple usually posts them on their site at some point.
  5. xraytech macrumors 68030

    Mar 24, 2010
    In the past, MacRumors would post a "Play-By-Play" account of the Key-Note. Is that what the OP is talking about? If you want "Spoiler-Free", don't log on to MacRumors tomorrow and wait for Apple.com to post the video.
  6. ejisfun macrumors regular

    Jan 7, 2011
    Generally, MR posts a link to a story that has no links on the side or anything, and all it has a link to apple's video once it is posted. Then a person can go to the Keynote without getting info along the way and watch the keynote without knowing anything beforehand.
  7. GubbyMan macrumors 6502


    Apr 3, 2011
    What are you guys talking about? Every keynote, at least for the last 2 years I've been here have had a spoiler-free thread where people can talk about things and waste time until the video for the keynote is released on Apple's site. I'm also waitig for MR to put a spoiler-free thread here. I want to see them present the new products and not just read about it. It usually takes about 3 hours, which is nothing compared to the time we've been waiting so far. :D
  8. androiphone macrumors 65816

    Dec 13, 2009
  9. NameUndecided macrumors 6502a

    Mar 28, 2011
    I've been hoping to see this on the site as well. It was such a great and convenient thing during the last iPhone launch in October. I even wrote an email to arn asking if the site would or could have such a page for tomorrow's announcement.

    It's simple: Keep away from the news (and most of the internet) tomorrow until the late afternoon or early evening, keeping an eye on the spoiler-free page waiting for it to be updated with a link to the keynote video.

    I think it's a lot more entertaining to learn about everything from the keynote itself rather than articles and live-blogs beforehand.
  10. ciberkarlos thread starter macrumors member

    Aug 8, 2011
    Thank you very much, this exactly what i'm talking about, maybe i should say "spoiler-free post" instead of "spoiler free keynote". I can't follow the keynote tomorrow, so i want a spoiler-free post with a link to the full keynote, like other times.

    It would be very nice!

    Thank you!
  11. B Gallagher macrumors regular

    Oct 19, 2008
    New Zealand
    http://www.apple.com/apple-events/ would likely be where they'll post the Keynote. I would just keep checking that every once in a while.
  12. NameUndecided macrumors 6502a

    Mar 28, 2011
    Thank you, B Gallagher! I also thought of just subscribing to their podcast in iTunes (just search for "apple keynotes" in the iTunes store), but I didn't know for sure if they added to iTunes as soon as they post to their website. Probably more likely that it will show up on that Events page just as soon as on the main Apple page.

    I can also just, you know, ask someone I know if they can send me a direct link whenever it gets posted. The MacRumors spoiler-free page was just so much the easiest option.
  13. B Gallagher macrumors regular

    Oct 19, 2008
    New Zealand
    Agreed on all counts. I've subscribed to the Apple Keynotes podcast as well, but from memory there's a bit of a delay between the video being posted to the website to it being added to the podcast stream.
  14. PCClone macrumors 6502a

    Feb 26, 2010
    You post the same old rehashed rumors until the keynote is online.
  15. Rideherhard macrumors 6502

    Aug 2, 2010
    What time does it start at? will there be a live stream for this event?
  16. falcora macrumors 6502

    Oct 8, 2011
    I think that i'm going to go spoiler free this year. I have a lab class I have to be at, so I think i'm just going to put my iPhone and iPad in airplane mode (block out all messages and internet notifications) and then catch the keynote when I get home.
  17. snarestud940 macrumors 6502a

    Feb 3, 2012
    I'm doing this same thing. I have a Tissue Culture lab class from 11-2 Eastern Time so hopefully by the time I get home, I can watch the key note. It is scheduled at 1 pm on the East coast. Do you guys think it will be online by 3 pm?
  18. kmj2318 macrumors 68000


    Aug 22, 2007
    Naples, FL

    3:00 might be a little optimistic. From what i remember they usually go up at around 5.
  19. Blorzoga macrumors 68030


    May 21, 2010
    Yeah, we wouldn't want the live blog to let us know what's going on at the event they're live blogging from, god forbid.
  20. NameUndecided macrumors 6502a

    Mar 28, 2011
    "12:14pm: The auditorium floor is surprisingly sticky.

    12:16pm: Everybody just started cheering. Person right next to me just went "woooh!" really really loudly. Gave him a good glare. Pretty sure he saw it. Hopefully he won't do it again.

    12:17pm: Currently trying my best to hold in a sneeze…"
  21. ciberkarlos thread starter macrumors member

    Aug 8, 2011
    Thank you B Gallagher. If Macrumors doesn't open a spoiler-free post, i will visit the link you posted.
  22. Matkar macrumors newbie

    Feb 6, 2012
    Madrid, Spain
  23. ciberkarlos thread starter macrumors member

    Aug 8, 2011
  24. hypotc macrumors member

    Mar 7, 2012
    I also want a spoiler free newspost, like the one we had in October! :)
  25. FSMBP macrumors 68020


    Jan 22, 2009

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