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Skeptics lifecycle

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  1. vfx

    vfx Well-Known Member

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    This could work for any new tech product. Sounds kinda familiar in the comment sections of ABG and of course, TTAC.

    The predictable lifecycle of the skeptic (or even better, cynic)
    The Kindle is a lousy idea. No one will read a book that way.
    The Kindle is late. Amazon has no clue how to launch a product.
    The Kindle is poorly designed. See, we told you.
    The Kindle's pricing model hurts book publishers. It will never be adopted by them.
    The Kindle is pretty cool. Non-techies like it.
    The Kindle is sold out. Amazon doesn't know how to produce a product.
    The Kindle is selling far more than anyone ever predicted.
    The Kindle will sell millions and we are raising our predictions for Amazon's earnings as a result.
    ... The Kindle missed our estimates. See?
     
  2. malcolm

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    Lol.

    At least we're not getting "The Kindle doesn't make enough noise, let's give it speakers"
     
  3. vfx

    vfx Well-Known Member

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    Funny! :tongue:

    Or in Kindle's case, "The Kindle needs some sort of blade embedded into it to assure simulated paper cuts."

    "And how are little girls going to press flowers?"'
     
  4. TEG

    TEG TMC Moderator

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    The Kindle is powered by Lithium batteries... It will probably catch fire and explode! :eek:

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  5. TEG

    TEG TMC Moderator

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    Oh and it isn't really saving any trees either.

    Using the "long chainsaw" argument they are cutting down trees to make power-plants to provide the power to read your books.
     
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    TEG, you are my hero!
     
  7. malcolm

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    "Long chainsaw"

    O. M. G. :biggrin:
     
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    DaveD EVs Kick Gas!

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    TEG, you're brilliant!

    "long chainsaw" goes right up to the top of my list alongside the FSM.
     
  9. vfx

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    LOL does not express it enough!!!
     

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