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Posted 27 April 2012 - 08:00 AM

Live in sydney ? well you missed out of the most pathetic Samsung gibe at apple yet "Wake Up" samsung paid for a bunch of morons, to parade outside apple Sydney store this morning holding placards which read Wake up. In other words, wake up and buy a galaxy 111

Have look and Cringe Desperate
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Posted 27 April 2012 - 08:31 AM

Saw that from a flogger. They had no idea what it was about. Worst campaign ever. Samsung is becoming a joke. "hey Apple who we steal product design from. Your users are idiots.”
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Posted 27 April 2012 - 08:32 AM

Yeah i have seen heaps of Gorilla marketing tactics over the years, but at least most of them actually have a sign somewhere promoting the oppositions product # fail Samsung
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Posted 27 April 2012 - 09:05 AM

I work 2 mins from the Apple Store, you can actually see my building in the background of that video, and I never heard anything about this.

Also this didn't happen this morning, it looks like it happened last week or a few weeks ago as the weather is beautiful here today. It's not raining at all.

How do you know it was promoting Samsung??

It's bloody pathetic if you ask me.
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Posted 27 April 2012 - 01:42 PM

It's part of a new world wide marketing campaign by Samsung, leading up to the launch in the uk of the new gallaxy in 2 weeks.
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Posted 27 April 2012 - 05:21 PM

well if that was a marketing exercise by samsung it was the most meaningless, stupid and worthless thing I have ever seen.

Where is a water cannon when you need one?
Wouldn't it have been funny if Apple staff had known beforehand and had been prepared with a heap of black signs saying "Sod Off." to wave back?? now THAT would tickle me pink.
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Posted 27 April 2012 - 05:43 PM

Apparently they doing the same stunt, out side a heap of apple stores, world wide over the next 2 weeks, and this was the first one on the list. So I am sure you will plenty of other posts on this subject, as they hit other stores.
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Posted 27 April 2012 - 06:28 PM

Meh.

I think we are rapidly approaching the point where just about everybody has sat down in the mobile market game of musical chairs.

Occasionally I toy with the idea of getting an Android or Windows phone as a second phone, but then remember that none of my apps will work. However, I'd get a Windows phone if I could sync my music with it.
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Posted 27 April 2012 - 08:14 PM

Cant you sync your music with your iPhone, via iTunes match ?
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Posted 27 April 2012 - 08:40 PM

It's a lame campaign. There was no branding of Samsung anywhere. What a waste of time.
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Posted 28 April 2012 - 07:40 AM

What a classic dumb @ss thing to do, even if you take out the bias i have for Apple.

Can you imagine sitting around the corporate table at Samsung...... Kudos to us fellas.......hi five...... we managed to spend some more money in our marketing department to achieve absolutely nothing, better still we left our name off everything and didn't mention any of our products so nobody can sue us....brilliant....yearly bonuses all round fellas we found a winner.

Wake up, fair dinkum, I'm grabbing a coffee and going to surf the Apple store.
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Posted 28 April 2012 - 08:47 AM

Well samsung are now saying :it wasn't us"... but not everybody is convinced, if you go to http://wake-up-australia.com.au/ you get this weird looking count down clock, which sort of coincides with roughly the release date of the Samsung Gallaxy 111 phone. Plus the other factor here is, for a few days now apple has had an ad running with sheep in it, with the headline don't be part of the flock, in other words don't follow everybody else and buy an iPhone.

O well i guess all will be revealed in about a week.
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Posted 28 April 2012 - 10:23 AM

View PostKen Gracey, on 27 April 2012 - 07:14 PM, said:

Cant you sync your music with your iPhone, via iTunes match ?


I meant for a second phone. Her-indoors isn't particularly enamoured of apps and such and would probably be happy enough without an iPhone. But the phone would need to have the music.
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Posted 28 April 2012 - 10:31 AM

You checked eBay for a reasonably priced 3Gs ? ( I chucked my old 3Gs out last week :( ) everybody i asked didn't want it
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Posted 28 April 2012 - 12:42 PM

You could have given it to Pegi Ken.
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Posted 28 April 2012 - 12:49 PM

Know body wants a Gs anymore, I don't even think pegi is that desperate for a phone, lets be fair brian its almost 3 generations behind.

Ps no offense intended to anybody who still has one, i am just saying, if it died, you would go and get a 4 rather than another 3Gs
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Posted 28 April 2012 - 01:55 PM

3GS is good for the budget conscious. My wife has one and really I don't think she needs even a 4 for what she wants. But I'm finding mine is becoming frustratingly sluggish even after a reinstall.

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Posted 28 April 2012 - 05:32 PM

Ok samsung is Now Officially off the HOOK.

The real culprit has been EXPOSED.... Drum Roll Please

It was RIM, yes those funny people over at Research in Motion, Better known to most of us as Blackberry.

Why did they do it, who the hell knows, they don't have any money, so why blow cash on a bunch of brogans in a bus, again who the hell knows, but if you follow the ticking clock, or is that a time bomb, on that link i posted earlier, all will be revealed in about 2 weeks.
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Posted 28 April 2012 - 07:29 PM

If that's right it's no wonder RIM are tanking.
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Posted 28 April 2012 - 08:07 PM

I am driving down the freeway, and they have those large black signs hanging here as well.
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