Video: Real Life Demo of Siri...

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by samcraig, Oct 10, 2011.

  1. iphone5expert macrumors newbie

    Jun 27, 2011
    in dreams of iphone 5
  2. Darthdingo macrumors 6502a

    Dec 11, 2010
    Looks like a nice commercial, but I will wait to see it at the Apple store in real life, and see if it truly acts that "smart" ? Seems too good to be true to work that effortlessly and smooth, without screwing up or making mistakes
  3. samcraig thread starter macrumors P6

    Jun 22, 2009
  4. jwingfie macrumors 6502a


    Dec 30, 2008
    Athens, GA
    Did y'all even watch the OPs video? It's clearly a spoof.

    Edit: Damn, beat me to it!
  5. haticK macrumors 6502a


    Jun 11, 2011
    New York
    He didn't.
  6. Dronomophone macrumors regular

    Apr 4, 2007
    How many times is this video going to be posted everywhere?
  7. samcraig thread starter macrumors P6

    Jun 22, 2009
    Why do you care - if you know it's "that" video - just don't click/watch.
  8. David R macrumors 6502

    Nov 10, 2003
    Orlando, FL
    The problem is that there is no way of knowing that this is yet another link to the GLaDOSiri video.

    Maybe saying something like: HUMOR or FUNNY in the subject line would prevent people like that poster and me from clicking on the thread, putting on our headphones (I'm at work during my lunch break so I need headphones) and clicking on the video only to find out it's the same video that has been posted multiple times.

    David R
  9. samcraig thread starter macrumors P6

    Jun 22, 2009
    I understand. But at the same time - one should remember that message boards - especially this one - especially now - is very in flux and threads that might be noticed in one hour could be totally lost an hour later. I actually searched the first two pages and saw no mention of this video - so figured I would post it. Of course frequent/active visitors might have seen it before - but that doesn't mean everyone or anyone who would enjoy it has.

    my .02
  10. chrislaw macrumors 6502a


    Apr 11, 2009
    central ohio
    It's really not even funny. It had the chance to be but it was the same fat joke over and over. The 4S spoof is definitely funnier.
  11. b166er macrumors 68020


    Apr 17, 2010
  12. Vegastouch macrumors 603


    Jul 12, 2008
    Las Vegas, NV
    I did and it is a commercial type of thing. It isnt real life. Real life would be somebody on youtube who has one and is showing how it works. Not a corporate made demonstration.
    If it works that good in real life as it does in that video then it will be a great addition and one id like to have, but we will have to wait and see when the phones come out.
  13. arkitect macrumors 603


    Sep 5, 2005
    Bath, United Kingdom
    You did? And you think it is a real commercial?

    Did you watch it with the sound ON? ;)
    Makes a big difference…

    It is a spoof.
  14. Xenc macrumors 6502a


    May 8, 2010
    London, England
    It's been dubbed with GLaDOS' voice (from Portal).
  15. tigress666 macrumors 68040

    Apr 14, 2010
    Washington State
    Sadly, I've seen the spoof several times. It's not til this thread and some one posted the original commericial did I see what the original commercial showed.

    Heh, and I think I prefer Glados (right name?)'s voice honestly (Without the attitude of course).


    Uh, you mean you saw the beginning few seconds, realized it looked like a commercial and you wanted to see a real life demo so didn't watch the rest, right?

    Or you weren't listening at all to the video?

    Because it's obvious you didn't watch it cause you really just made a fool of yourself right now.
  16. Vegastouch macrumors 603


    Jul 12, 2008
    Las Vegas, NV
    Watched it twice but thanks for assuming...which, you know what that means, made a Ass out of U and Me
    I dont know who glados is. I just thought it was funny, but i have no idea who Glado is.

    Sorry im not up on peoples usernames like you are :rolleyes:
  17. Eso macrumors 68000


    Aug 14, 2008
    I'm not even sure he watched the iPhone 4S keynote...
  18. Nocaster, Oct 10, 2011
    Last edited: Oct 10, 2011

    Nocaster macrumors regular

    Jun 10, 2009

  19. wratran macrumors regular

    Nov 22, 2010
    With all the noise in the apple store...Thers no way it will work... Will not recognize your voice

    Marketing gimmick is just like any infomercial

    The keynote demo was done in complete silence, no background noise
  20. jamespa66 macrumors 6502

    Jul 6, 2007
    Kenosha, WI
  21. joneill55 macrumors 6502

    Sep 11, 2007

    Lighten up Francis........if your time is that valuable, what the hell you doing surfing forums!
  22. tigress666, Oct 10, 2011
    Last edited: Oct 10, 2011

    tigress666 macrumors 68040

    Apr 14, 2010
    Washington State
    Well let me spell it out for you since you seem to insist on making an ass out of yourself (the only way I'm making an ass out of myself is spending my time arguing with some one who insists on keeping playing the fool.. actually I'm beginning to think you are just a very good troll).

    The video the OP posted was not a commercial. It was a *JOKE* spoofing a video game character's voice (the character's name was Glados I believe). On top of that, even if you didn't recognize the voice (which I didn't as I've only played Portal a few times and had to have that pointed out to me), you can tell it is a joke if you pay attention to the video cause the voice keeps insulting everyone it is talking to (it is very obvious APple would not be programming it to do that). You insisted you watched it after saying, "Oh, it was just some commercial video." when anyone with a brain who paid attention would have realized it was very obviously not a commercial but a spoof (and they would not have even had to known what Portal was or realize the voice was any different to realize that. Companies don't advertise that their products are going to call you fat and tell you what a miserable life you have). You should be happy I'm assuming you just weren't paying one whit of attention or just skipped watching it rather than assuming you were so dense you couldn't figure out it was not a commercial.

    Put it this way, I didn't recognize it was Portal's voice til some one responded to you it was Portal's voice. I hadn't seen the commercial it spoofed until you posted the actual commercial. Even then, when I first saw that youtube video I knew it was a spoof (I just didn't get all the connections but it was very obvious it wasn't an actual commercial for Siri).

    This is why everyone else is either laughing at you or very confused at what you thought you saw.

    I'm sure the people laughing at you though are going to not thank me for explaining to you why you keep making a joke of yourself.

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