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iBook deal turns into iRiot

Discussion in 'Members' Lounge' started by Sabz5150, Aug 16, 2005.

  1. Sabz5150

    Sabz5150 FALCON PUNCH!!!

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    I was there, and it was sheer insanity! Henrico PD had *FIVE* cops there to control what I am guessing was over six thousand people!

    For those who dont know what this is, Henrico Schools gave students iBooks for school as a pilot program for four years. Now, they are moving to Dell laptops and selling off 22,000 iBooks for 50 bucks a piece to Henrico residents, 1000 laptops at a time.

    Today was one of those sales and there was a line that stretched as far as the eye can see. The plan was to let in the cars that were lined up to get in (only a limited amount of cars were allowed), then the line was allowed in. The INSTANT the gate was opened for the cars, everybody rushed the line. People got knocked over, trampled, hit with chairs, punched, kicked, some people tried driving THROUGH the crowd, it was a riot scene. Its hit CNN, Slashdot and several other news sites.

    Links:

    http://www.cnn.com/2005/US/08/16/computer....y.ap/index.html

    http://hardware.slashdot.org/hardware/05/0...80&tid=98&tid=3

    Oh yeah, a pic!

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    I did my share of running, but I didn't go apeshit and trample people. Once I saw the situation get REAL BAD, I grabbed my girl and left. It wasnt worth it.

    So on my list of things to do... be in the middle of a riot... check.
     
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    jeffie7 Wrong Whole! VIP

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    Nice =) Where's waldo?
     
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    E_SolSi Member of the 20 nut club Moderator VIP

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    good times had by all
     
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    Havok Senior Member

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    lol, punching someone during a riot is a victimless crime.
     
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    E-dogg Senior Member

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    This post just made my day. It would be sooo cool to have a picture like the one you posted, with your head sticking out of a crowd in a riot. Thats priceless man.
    :D :D :D :D
     
  6. pissedoffsol

    pissedoffsol RETIRED

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    and i thought you lived in cali... :shrug:


    anyway, wtf are you going to do with a 4yr old ibook? thats a g3 os9 right? fucking useless if you ask me...


    and well, va is a red state... what did you expect? classy folk?
     
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    Havok Senior Member

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    lol!
    [/high fives Brian]
     
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    Celerity Well-Known Member

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    This thread needs to be pinned, seriously. At least for a week.

    I'm laughing my ass off here... "Sabz is famous!"

    I love the look on people's faces.
     
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    Sabz5150 FALCON PUNCH!!!

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    My girl needs a simple laptop for college. Just needs to have word processing and web access via wifi. Anything in the 50 dollar range on ebay is gonna be shit.
     
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    $50 is way too much for a doorstop
     
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    holy shit!!!







    this thread just made my night.
     
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    driverunknown Senior Member

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    xj0hnx I wanna be sedated VIP

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    22,200 iBooks for sale at $50ea and there was a riot? You'd have a hard time getting people to show up here.

    Awesome picture though.
     
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    THe guy closest to the camera looks like he has explosive diahrea
     
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    bahahahaha

    this threa dis too funny

    that pic is priceless...
     
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    phyregod !!YTINASNI

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    phyregod !!YTINASNI

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    lmao--- the retard dancing girl... thats great. bahahahah
     
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