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That's right, Mr. Meader- don't look here for thoze rum0rz...

Simon's Avatar Picture Simon – December 19, 2007 11:49PM Reply Quote
Yet Another Transplant Thread (credit to Brian Miller for the original) (and Robert Taylor for the 2nd edition)

So, when do you expect to see the next 21-slot G5 subnotebook with built-in antigravity? Or do you have other things to complain about regarding the Mac rum0rz press?

Simon – December 19, 2007 11:49PM Reply Quote

El Jeffe – December 20, 2007 12:10AM Reply Quote
What a journey.
BillSmith Wept

What a journey.

ARL (Moderator) – December 20, 2007 12:25AM Reply Quote
I whinge therefore I am!
Wow. Apple crushed them.

rino – December 20, 2007 02:38AM Reply Quote
In America, the only respectable form of socialism is socialism for the rich.
What a world.

Dr Phred (Moderator) – December 20, 2007 02:58AM Reply Quote
owned by the mothership.

johnny k – December 20, 2007 05:50AM Reply Quote
Seems like the site had been tailing off of late anyway. Perhaps Nick had enough to do with college anyway.

stan adams – December 20, 2007 05:57AM Reply Quote
I wonder if Nick will come visit the new place?

ddt – December 20, 2007 06:07AM Reply Quote
nick had barely been involved with TS for a long time -- just as owner. he's doing college-type things and writing (last i heard) for the crimson. so... not that i know anything (really), but i hope he got a "buyout".


John Willoughby – December 20, 2007 06:26AM Reply Quote
Cyberdyne Systems Customer Support
Wow. That is SO depressing.

ghidorah – December 20, 2007 09:37AM Reply Quote
Raise taxes on cavemen. --jw

Cloudscout – December 20, 2007 11:21AM Reply Quote
Det finnes ikke dårlig vær, bare dårlige klær!

stan adams – December 20, 2007 12:22PM Reply Quote
I dunno about you, but in my mind anything with a 13"+ screen is NOT a subnotebook -- and "50% thinner" THAN WHAT?!? -- I mean geeezus people, if you really believe that Apple can slice the thickness of MBP by half you have rocks in your head. Now if you mean instead a new 13" portable that has a metal case and in half as thick as the current plastic MacBook, then yeah, seems plausible...


ddt – December 20, 2007 01:05PM Reply Quote

Dr Phred (Moderator) – December 20, 2007 02:18PM Reply Quote
owned by the mothership.
nice post Dan.

Simon – December 20, 2007 02:49PM Reply Quote
The plot thinkens:

I think it makes sense because Nick does mention that it was positive for both sides...

SoupIsGood Food – December 20, 2007 05:51PM Reply Quote
Screw 'em for all they're worth! Nick's industry contacts, both from TS and from Harvard, will mean he'll be back, stronger and meaner. Maybe not with the Apple rumors schtick, that was his hobby as a kid, but a journalist with his business sense and big, brass balls will be a force to contend with, no matter what field he wants to get into. He's got "Crusading Editor" written all over him in flaming gold letters ten feet tall, and he knows how to turn that into cash.

Youngest ever editor at (fill in the blank of major news organ here) if he wants it... I'd prefer to think he'll start up something new and daring to drag down the old and timid instead.

~ Soop

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codebitch! – December 21, 2007 11:49AM Reply Quote
Not as far into the future as she used to be, is cb.
All I can say is that Nick's settlement was enough to make me ask myself "I wonder what the Spork guys think of all that?"

Which is how I found out that you've moved.

Hiya! If you're wondering how I grew an exclamation mark in my handle, it's because I mistyped the anonymous hotmail address that I haven't used in about a year, so now there's an unverified "codebitch" without the exclamation mark account, with a verification email that almost certainly bounced.


Dr Phred (Moderator) – December 21, 2007 02:19PM Reply Quote
owned by the mothership.
Glad you found us!

I'm in the camp that suspects that nick came out of this with a nice check.

I hope I'm right, but I'll miss TS.

John Willoughby – December 21, 2007 05:55PM Reply Quote
Cyberdyne Systems Customer Support
I think that Nick's goals had more to do with journalistic protection for bloggers than preserving a rumor site that has been getting less active over the last few years. If he got a check, more power to him; he was fighting the good fight.

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