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10-31-2008, 09:00 PM #1
Are You a PC? Make your own "I'm a PC" video at the Apple Store
The Apple Store is the new place to go for PC lovers and fanboys to go and support Windows. Well at least that's the case at the Apple Store Bullring, Birmingham, England.
Right in front the of entrance to the Apple Store sits some sort of shack covered in Microsoft I'm a PC ads. The box isn't just there to stick ads on to, it is actually a video recording studio where you can go and record your own "I'm a PC" video. If that isn't enough there will be Microsoft patrons manning the booth for the next three days to distract people away from the Apple store and towards the "I'm a PC" booth.
Here's how advertising works. Apple makes fun of Windows with "I'm a Mac, I'm a PC" ads. Microsoft creates random Seinfeld and Gates ads, changes their mind and continues on with the "I'm a PC ads." Apple puts up ads making fun of the "I'm a PC" ads calling the PC a stereotype. Microsoft puts up recording studios to block Apple Store entrances. What's next? Is Apple going to replace the computer handling the video recording with a Mac?
Anyways I think Microsoft boxes in front of Apple Stores are funny and I'd like to go visit one and make my own "I'm a PC" ad. Has anyone seen these recording studios anywhere else besides England?
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10-31-2008, 09:05 PM #2
hahaha, this is getting really intense. I think I would fall over laughing if I actually saw this at my local Apple store. Thankfully it's in an outdoor town square so that's not likely - unless Microsoft wnats to block off the street in front of the store for their booth (which they could probably do...)
10-31-2008, 09:07 PM #3
Hahahah i think theres one in topanga CAIf i helped hit Thanks!
10-31-2008, 09:14 PM #4KelvinalFGuest
haha IRONY at its best
10-31-2008, 10:07 PM #5
Things seem to be heating up between them. I'm stoked to see the outcome!
10-31-2008, 10:52 PM #6
you know, looking at this picture a bit more, I really like how microsoft decided to put their booth right on a split in the floor level, so every time someone walks out of the booth and turns left they break an ankle. Genius!
10-31-2008, 10:53 PM #7
We need a "I'm a Mac running on PC hardware...quite well at a fraction of a price!" booths around here.
Wish they would spend the money developing and fixing their overly bloated OS's...both of them.
Currently, Leopard and Vista are more alike then the two competitors OS's have ever been in the past...and I don't mean the good things.
10-31-2008, 11:02 PM #8
That has got to be the funniest thing i have ever seen. That is like putting a beer stand outside a church on a sunday. I LOVE it!!!!
10-31-2008, 11:06 PM #9
I know what's happening inside the evil-oval cabinets...
THE ZOOLANDER'S MIND WASHING VIDEO FEATURING MUGATU FIREING DOPE PHRASES LIKE "STEEEEVE IS DA SEED OF EEEEEVIL"... "GOOOO BUY VISSSSTAAAAHH AND LOST IN DA OBLIVION OF ARE YOU SHURE YOU WANT TO OPEN DAT WIIINDOOOOWWW?"
C'mon Bill...As Tyler Durden says..."You got to give up..."
10-31-2008, 11:53 PM #10
11-01-2008, 02:53 AM #11
thats funny. so that latest commercial Apple made about how MS is putting a lot of $ into advertising instead fixing Vista is true then. HAHA im gonna check out Apple stores around me to see if they have those and I'm gonna go in there with my blackbook, use it but i will put my blackbook in front of my face instead. HAHA
OLD INFO I forgot where to get this again. Link?
11-01-2008, 09:03 AM #12
11-01-2008, 10:58 AM #13
Too bad that the out of the millions of people that walk on the street every day most are PC's...without advertising booths...
11-01-2008, 01:14 PM #14
11-01-2008, 01:49 PM #15
im a pc and i wish i was a mac. Lol.
This is a war thats been waiting to happen forever.
11-01-2008, 01:58 PM #16
Im a pc and will be for life.Why can't people be more interrigent rike me? RICE!
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11-01-2008, 02:36 PM #17
I'm both. PC for gaming and Mac for everything else. I have no beef with PC but pefer my Mac. I have 2 PCs and 2 Macs and several of the Apple products.
11-01-2008, 03:21 PM #18Apple vs PC BS
Correct me if I'm wrong, but doesn't Apple use Windows OS on their P.O.S. system? This Apple vs PC crap is about as sickening as these endless political ads.
11-01-2008, 03:56 PM #19
aha that's so childish!
"im going to plant one of my kiosks right in front of your store.... until you sue me for some kind of crazy law that no one has heard of."~Jayy
11-01-2008, 04:48 PM #20
One thing I loved about MS (well idk, not sure I really LOVE anything about MS, lol) is that they DIDN'T do what Apple does and blatently trash talk the competition... lately I feel like Apple versus Microsoft has become more like a political debate than "friendly competition" Kind of makes me sad to see Microsoft stoop this low. In my eyes doing this seems more like an act of desperation than anything else, which is mostly silly because they still own a vast majority of the market share.------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
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