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Thread: App Store reaches 1,000,000,000
04-11-2009, 04:01 AM #21
04-11-2009, 04:57 AM #22
04-11-2009, 05:38 AM #23
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EDIT: Never mind, I just re-read the rules. Its 3 am lol, give me a break. Countdown is still incorrect though. I just added a webclip of it and it isnt even in sync with the one in safari... Its hard to win if the counter they base it off isn't even correct lol.
Last edited by mad102190; 04-11-2009 at 05:44 AM. Reason: stupid misunderstanding
04-11-2009, 05:44 AM #24
You can enter online - but it errors for meException Description
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04-11-2009, 05:48 AM #25
We REALLY need to distinguish what is what here.
04-11-2009, 05:50 AM #26
04-11-2009, 07:16 AM #27
Ok, so wait for a second here. Who will be the winner? I posted this at like 1am last night, so maybe I'm wrong about who's winning.
Is the billionth downloader the winner? Or are they having a random drawing from the people that have downloaded since yesterday to the billionth download?
04-11-2009, 07:49 AM #28
Does anyone care?
The chances of wining will be so slim anything you do will have no effect.
They will announce a winner who none of us will have heard of and I'll be very happy for them.
Not worth worrying about.He who asks a question looks foolish for 5 minutes. He who doesn't ask a question remains foolish forever.
04-11-2009, 07:57 AM #29
Submitted mine and we'll see how it goes :-) People will be watching that score board like a hawk to make sure they get it.Best Regards,
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04-11-2009, 08:33 AM #30
About $13000 for a billion downloads?
Apple really do rape their dedicated fans. AND THEY LOVE IT!
04-11-2009, 09:38 AM #31
Not going to give it a try here.... not worth my time..... to slim of a chance of winning....
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04-11-2009, 10:09 AM #32
ok so it the 1 billion app download the winner or all downloads are put in to a (very very very very) big hat and one winner pulled out?
04-11-2009, 10:44 AM #33
04-11-2009, 11:25 AM #34
Is that a live counter on Apples website?
04-11-2009, 11:42 AM #35
04-11-2009, 11:52 AM #36
It is at least a day before it hits it
04-11-2009, 12:00 PM #37
04-11-2009, 12:48 PM #38
And there are probably 100 worth a damn, but nonetheless great going Apple.
04-11-2009, 01:03 PM #39
Why don't we all read the rules so we can all be clear on how the winner is chosen:
Apple - iTunes - 1 Billion App Countdown - Rules
It is a bit confusing, though. It says the winner here:
The prize will be awarded for the entry (either through an app download or through the non-purchase online entry) sent immediately following the download of the 999,999,999th app. The potential winner will be determined by the order of the entries received.
04-11-2009, 01:25 PM #40