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Grandma, here’s your pail of BlackBerries!

April 23, 2008

handheld-120.jpgOnce upon a time, Grandma sent her three grandchildren into the woods to gather blackberries, so she could make a fine dessert for dinner.

The first child returned with a pail of plump blackberries. The second came back with red holly berries, which happen to be poisonous. The third went into the city, pulled the Big Con Switcheroo on a bunch of dimwit business guys, and brought grandma a bucket of BlackBerry handhelds with high resale value.

Grandma tossed the plump blackberries out for the robins. She baked the holly berries into a festive pie which she sent to the IRS along with her tax check. Then she pawned the handhelds for a bundle, and tonight she’s eating at Cheesecake Factory. The children get their fine dessert, and granny is knocking back Tanqueray martinis like there’s no tomorrow.

And they all lived happily ever-after.

blackberry-360.jpgTrashed Blackberry phones in a bucket during the NBC Today Show in New York, April 21, 2008. REUTERS/ Lucas Jackson

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Comments

Grandma needs to get an iPhone.

 

You see, I look at that picture and I see that three of the devices seem to have bullet holes in the screens.

Dude, if your schedule’s that bad, just take a vacation!

Posted by Charlene | Report as abusive
 

Research In Motion or Technology In Wastebasket?

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