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    Default Apple Aware That Its Retail Experience 'Stinks'


    For those with an aversion to high priced technology, a visit to the Apple store always stinks. But in some instances, regardless of the price tags on display, a visit to the Apple store still stinks.

    As it turns out, body odor has become a real issue for Apple. And the company has begun to sweat the issue - pun fully intended.

    "You would think if the presence of what even Santa Monica Apple Store employees I spoke with define as B.O. has been a recurring problem elsewhere, management in charge of retail operations would have taken steps to safeguard future stores, particularly the brand's most important ones," TheStreet reports. "If you can hardly smell cigarette smoke in the best Vegas casinos, you shouldn't be able to whiff stale sweat inside one of the world's premier retail outlets."

    Across the U.S. there have been ample reports in recent years - not just weeks or months, but years - that stenches are surprisingly common at these extremely lucrative retail stores. The culprit? We are told that inadequate ventilation and high walls in small areas with lots of sweaty people milling around.

    So what is Apple doing about it? For now, that much isn't clear. But Apple - and its retail team - are certainly aware of the problem. And they are likely sniffing around for a solution as we speak.

    Source: The Street

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    crank up the AC fans to 11!

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    Create an iShower at stores for customers to wash up in prior to entry. Maybe there should be an app to verify you showered today. Seriously though, who are these smelly people in these stores?

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    Totally does. Made appt to get an iMac showed up w/cash. Took 45 min to get someone to take our money. Nobody ever called our name. We even checked in.

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    Nerds stink! it's a fact sorry and most people who work at apple stores are nerds. They spend all of their time playing that there video games and that world of Warcraft. IT MAKES ME SICK!!!

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    You've managed to make this article even worse than the original. From the change in title to the quotes picking, this is a disgrace to modmyi.

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    Quote Originally Posted by perealb View Post
    you've managed to make this article even worse than the original. From the change in title to the quotes picking, this is a disgrace to modmyi.
    looooooool muahhahahhaah

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    Come to Belfast store. It's freezing, in this country, we declare a heat wave if over 70 degrees . Which is about 2 days a year. No chance if sweating .
    I dream of sweating

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    Itz only smellz

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    Is this the only "we are working" Apple Store pick around? Its always used hahaha! Now we think they all stink hahahaha!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Feanor64 View Post
    Nerds stink! it's a fact sorry and most people who work at apple stores are nerds. They spend all of their time playing that there video games and that world of Warcraft. IT MAKES ME SICK!!!
    That by far is one of the most retarded statements I have ever heard. People who slam MMO players are typically sports fanatics. Ill never understand why people get so obsessed about people who toss, throw, kick, etc a ball around and make millions doing so. Everyone has something they are into! Doesnt make yours, mine, theirs worse than anyone elses

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    Quote Originally Posted by Satone View Post
    That by far is one of the most retarded statements I have ever heard. People who slam MMO players are typically sports fanatics. Ill never understand why people get so obsessed about people who toss, throw, kick, etc a ball around and make millions doing so. Everyone has something they are into! Doesnt make yours, mine, theirs worse than anyone elses
    If you read that and actually think I'm serious then YOU stink!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by fleurya View Post
    crank up the AC fans to 11!
    Why not just make 10 cooler?
    They can have my jailbreak when they pry it from my cold dead fingers.

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    I was just at the Santa Monica store. I had my iPhone 4S glass replaced.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Feanor64 View Post
    Nerds stink! it's a fact sorry and most people who work at apple stores are nerds. They spend all of their time playing that there video games and that world of Warcraft. IT MAKES ME SICK!!!
    Quote Originally Posted by Satone View Post
    That by far is one of the most retarded statements I have ever heard. People who slam MMO players are typically sports fanatics. Ill never understand why people get so obsessed about people who toss, throw, kick, etc a ball around and make millions doing so. Everyone has something they are into! Doesnt make yours, mine, theirs worse than anyone elses
    Quote Originally Posted by Feanor64 View Post
    If you read that and actually think I'm serious then YOU stink!!!
    lmao

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    Quote Originally Posted by perealb View Post
    this is a disgrace to modmyi.
    MMYI passed the disgrace level long ago.

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    Quote Originally Posted by politicalslug View Post
    Why not just make 10 cooler?
    By putting an Apple logo on it

    Quote Originally Posted by Feanor64 View Post
    If you read that and actually think I'm serious then YOU stink!!!
    Whether you're serious or not, I've witnessed preschoolers demonstrate a greater level of maturity. Also, I rarely see nerds working at Apple stores, the majority of "nerds" dislike Apple - try hipsters instead.

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    I gotta say that its a mess going to an apple store. Ppl are all over the place, sometimes you dont get help when you need it. Do a better job apple.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Alluziion View Post
    By putting an Apple logo on it



    Whether you're serious or not, I've witnessed preschoolers demonstrate a greater level of maturity. Also, I rarely see nerds working at Apple stores, the majority of "nerds" dislike Apple - try hipsters instead.
    Lol thanks

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    Quote Originally Posted by twigwonderkid View Post
    Come to Belfast store. It's freezing, in this country, we declare a heat wave if over 70 degrees . Which is about 2 days a year. No chance if sweating .
    I dream of sweating
    LMAO!!!!!! This cracked me up!! Lol

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