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  • Deleted user 6 October 2011 06:53:21
    sad. RIP

    http://i.imgur.com/5kjVw.jpg
  • Tonka 6 Oct 2011 06:54:36 21,367 posts
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    Yes, Steve single handedly wrote every Pixar script and made every Apple ad ever.

    The guy was great, but let's not blow things out of proportions. It lessens what he actually did.

    If you can read this you really need to fiddle with your forum settings.

  • CosmicFuzz 6 Oct 2011 07:01:50 25,694 posts
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    RIP Steve.

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  • Fab4 6 Oct 2011 07:08:40 6,216 posts
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    You fucking have to feel pity for people like RaySwore. So full of conviction for their viewpoint that they feel the need to create a sock account to express it.

    RIP Mr. Jobs, the computing world that I, and everyone else, experience today is in no small way down to you, and for that alone I thank you. For saving Pixar when they needed the money...cherry on the top.
  • thenastypasty 6 Oct 2011 07:17:47 5,208 posts
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    RIP Steve.
  • Dougs 6 Oct 2011 07:21:11 69,548 posts
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    @Fab, quite liked the irony of a sock accusing some EGers of bring spineless and gutless.
  • buggrit 6 Oct 2011 07:26:52 5,179 posts
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    Properly sad news. Thoughts to his family and friends, and of course everyone that works for Apple.
    RIP Steve Jobs, you wonderful madman.
  • MrTomFTW Moderator 6 Oct 2011 07:30:23 39,814 posts
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    RIP Steve, actually dead this time.

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  • mcmonkeyplc 6 Oct 2011 07:35:00 39,570 posts
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    RIP Mr Jobs.

    You helped bring some of the greatest innovations in mobile computing to the masses. I thank you.

    Come and get it cumslingers!

  • spindizzy 6 Oct 2011 07:38:30 6,618 posts
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    Going to apple.com actually moved me. That's a perfect way to say goodbye to the man, and somehow I think he'd have approved.
  • Pinky_Floyd 6 Oct 2011 07:45:31 8,398 posts
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    Jokes about dead people are pretty much par for the course on EG. I'm up for a few more, especially if it annoys the holier than thous'.  Steve Jobs cant be immune when everyone else gets a good kicking after they pop their clogs.
  • LetsGo 6 Oct 2011 07:48:23 5,459 posts
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    Steve;

    People laughed when Apple dared to start offering developers the ability to make video games on your machine, yet in the iPod, Phone and Pad, you have the biggest games console the world has ever seen.

    You changed the games industry more than people realise.

    RIP.
  • Pinky_Floyd 6 Oct 2011 07:54:19 8,398 posts
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    LetsGo wrote:
    Steve;

    People laughed when Apple dared to start offering developers the ability to make video games on your machine, yet in the iPod, Phone and Pad, you have the biggest games console the world has ever seen.

    You changed the games industry more than people realise.

    RIP.

    Edited by LetsGo at 07:50:17 06-10-2011
    See this is where the silliness starts. How on earth are any of those items a games console?  They are gadgets which can play games, despite being seriously knobbled by a total lack of a decent control method.
  • Pirotic Moderator 6 Oct 2011 07:59:02 20,647 posts
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    Much sadder than I thought I'd be considering I never even met the guy. His achievements speak for themselves really, and Apple is nowhere near as interesting without him at the helm. I'm really interested to find out what happens to all of his money, as he never publicly donated any of it to good causes during his lifetime... we shall see.
  • CosmicFuzz 6 Oct 2011 07:59:16 25,694 posts
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    Don't worry about Let'sGo, he's just annoyed he slept in this morning.

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  • LetsGo 6 Oct 2011 07:59:57 5,459 posts
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    Pinky_Floyd wrote:
    LetsGo wrote:
    Steve;

    People laughed when Apple dared to start offering developers the ability to make video games on your machine, yet in the iPod, Phone and Pad, you have the biggest games console the world has ever seen.

    You changed the games industry more than people realise.

    RIP.

    Edited by LetsGo at 07:50:17 06-10-2011
    See this is where the silliness starts. How on earth are any of those items a games console?  They are gadgets which can play games, despite being seriously knobbled by a total lack of a decent control method.

    Wrong. So, so wrong.

    A machine becomes a games console when;

    - people buy a machine for its games (which they do)

    - thousands of GAMES DEVELOPERS are created to make games for a machine (which there are)

    Anyway, this isn't the place for this debate.
  • Pinky_Floyd 6 Oct 2011 08:00:41 8,398 posts
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    Not wrong :p
  • CosmicFuzz 6 Oct 2011 08:01:31 25,694 posts
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    Considering I don't even think of the Vita/3DS as "game consoles" (they're handhelds) to me iphone etc aren't game consoles either.

    Consoles sit under yer telly, innit.

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  • RyanDS 6 Oct 2011 08:03:32 9,861 posts
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    Does this mean flash will be allowed on the ipad / iphone?

    I might consider finally buying one if so.
  • THFourteen 6 Oct 2011 08:05:02 34,486 posts
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    RIP Steve.

    I never thought I'd lower myself to buying overpriced Apple gubbins, but you helped turn me into a raving iphone/iPad fanboy.

    You'll still never catch me near a MacBook mind. That's my small victory.
  • Pinky_Floyd 6 Oct 2011 08:05:04 8,398 posts
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    o_O

    :D
  • Deleted user 6 October 2011 08:05:50
    Genuinely sad news, an icon of our time.

    RIP Steve.
  • MrTomFTW Moderator 6 Oct 2011 08:06:24 39,814 posts
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    Wasn't Steve/Apple very anti-gaming anyway? It was only with the App store getting flooded by games that kind of turned that around. IIRC of course.

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  • LetsGo 6 Oct 2011 08:06:24 5,459 posts
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    Do you think the iPhone 4 S was for Steve?

    Or am I looking too much into it....
  • Ziz0u 6 Oct 2011 08:11:08 8,648 posts
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    RIP
  • spindizzy 6 Oct 2011 08:13:22 6,618 posts
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    ryandsimmons wrote:
    Does this mean flash will be allowed on the ipad / iPhone?

    I seriously doubt it. And I fucking hope not because I'm happy that someone is trying hard to rid the world of flash on the web (but that's for another thread).

  • RyanDS 6 Oct 2011 08:15:57 9,861 posts
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    spindizzy wrote:
    ryandsimmons wrote:
    Does this mean flash will be allowed on the ipad / iPhone?

    I seriously doubt it. And I fucking hope not because I'm happy that someone is trying hard to rid the world of flash on the web (but that's for another thread).


    On a serious point, was Jobs, or Apple as a company, the reason for the puritanical nature of their stuff? With him out of the way will Apple start allowing Manga and such back onto their stuff?
  • mrpon 6 Oct 2011 08:18:10 29,591 posts
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    Sad news. I genuinely thought Dirtbox would find some Scottish porn.

    :(

    Give yourself £5 or ½ gig, you're worth it.

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