Flashback: "Why Apple Stores Won't Work"

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  1. News Bot

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    The Baydestrian Well-Known Member

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    All I gotta say to this. "I invested in some sort of fruit company and I made millions of dollars." -Forrest Gump

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    Well, It seem like Apple is doing something right. We are just falling into their trap.
  4. Seijaku

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    Apple is doing things right because it's constantly working on an OS which only works with a selected range of hardware. We all know that Apple hardware is not top of the line, there are a lot of things better than what Apple offers, but MacOS does the job very well because it's written to work with THAT hardware. Besides, their other devices (iphone, ipod, ipad) are completely not common.

    Oh, by the way, I'm not an apple fanboy. All my PCs are running Windows/Linux, and I built them myself, but I'm really thinking about building a hackintosh

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  5. legendarytrainer

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    my dad DID invest in apple. he had like 300 bucks like 10 years ago he bought like 10 shares of AAPL and some shares of other companies, just becasue he wanted to get into stocks becasue his dad was a stock broker so he just wanted to fool around with it. well since my dad lost his job in winter 2008 we had to cash in, but he made quite some money i believe.
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    I reckon they only did well because they had a very unique style that a lot of people just happened to dig.
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    Well well, AAPL's current share price is a mind-boggling $249.10 as at today. That's one heck of a rise in prices, since your dad bought 10 lots so many years ago, legendarytrainer!

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    Still, it's just amazing how Steve managed to turn-around a struggling company (about to be bought over by HP, if I'm not mistaken) and make it into the success it is today!

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  8. Ar very amazing really. Just really tells you that anyone with a good idea and inovative products can hit it big....
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    I actually got 2 shares of AAPL stock when it was at $85 and another 1 share at about $115. Boy am I glad with the results!

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    The more idiots there are who want to buy all of Apples products the richer they become.

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