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Wondering if Apple's "blackouts

2012-04-03 02:16:11.48791+00 by Dan Lyke 2 comments

Wondering if Apple's "blackouts, seizures and numbness" disclaimer is an attempt to sound cool: "iPad, just like alcoholism."

[ related topics: Apple Computer Interactive Drama ]

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#Comment Re: made: 2012-04-03 16:49:22.781048+00 by: Dan Lyke

Remember Death brand cigarettes?

I could totally see Apple products in that category.

#Comment Re: made: 2012-04-03 11:00:45.901984+00 by: meuon

When I travel, I often see walls of cartons of cigarettes with [SMOKING KILLS] in very big letters in the "duty free" stores. It's always interesting listening to the comments of the people looking, and often buying: "Well, I'm going to die anyway.." or "Living on the edge...".

Makes me think if I was releasing a completely benign product, having a disclaimer like "May cause spontaneous combustion" would actually make it appeal to a certain segment of the population.

It sure explains the disclaimers (may cause... ) on drug advertisements.