1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.
  2. Welcome both old friends and new to the all new Walt Disney Secrets :-D Please take a moment to say hi

Apple Anonymous

Discussion in 'Gadgets and Gizmos' started by catrancher, May 16, 2012.

  1. catrancher
    Offline

    catrancher Assistant Cruise Director Forum Host

    Joined:
    Oct 5, 2008
    Messages:
    6,096
    Likes Received:
    64
    Trophy Points:
    48
    Location:
    Cumming, GA. A small suburb of Atlanta.
    Hello. My name is Tom and I'm an Appleholic. :crywave:

    Seriously. Since there's so many of us that are Apple fans, I thought we might like to have our own "home" thread to where we can talk Apple stuff. Product reviews, questions, help, or just conversation.

    So, go ahead. Join in if you'd like. If it works out and everybody likes it, we'll keep it and maybe sticky it. If, on the other hand, you'd rather keep everything as discrete threads, that's ok too. Just let me know.

    Tom :)macwave:... maybe I need to make us name badges? :unsure:)
     
  2. Britchick
    Online

    Britchick Serious Forum Regular

    Joined:
    Jun 29, 2008
    Messages:
    15,223
    Likes Received:
    473
    Trophy Points:
    83
    Gender:
    Female
    i think that's a good idea so we don't bore the non apple enthusiasts to death with lots of threads!
     
  3. Watchinherskip
    Offline

    Watchinherskip Better known as "That Guy"

    Joined:
    Sep 2, 2008
    Messages:
    3,494
    Likes Received:
    408
    Trophy Points:
    83
    Location:
    Virginia USA
    Hi Tom.......

    Now all I need is a 12 step program.:tongue:
     
  4. catrancher
    Offline

    catrancher Assistant Cruise Director Forum Host

    Joined:
    Oct 5, 2008
    Messages:
    6,096
    Likes Received:
    64
    Trophy Points:
    48
    Location:
    Cumming, GA. A small suburb of Atlanta.
    Hi Dan!

    Don't think even a 12 step program would work for me. :unsure:
    After all, one of my biggest goals is to someday attend the "Big Nerd Ranch" so I'm probably hopeless. :geekon:

    Tom :)macwave:... wheee... yet another way to spend money!)
     
  5. keith
    Online

    keith Camera nut Staff Member Administrator Forum Host

    Joined:
    Jun 14, 2008
    Messages:
    19,736
    Likes Received:
    490
    Trophy Points:
    83
    Location:
    United Kingdom
    I'm not I could give it up anytime I want! I could! honest! I

    ok :( I'm Keith and I'm an Appleholic

    current inventory
    2* mac pros
    2* 27" imacs
    2* macbook airs 13" (different generations)
    2* macbook pro 15s (different generations)

    ipad1,2 and 3

    every ipod revision theyve made
    every iphone revision they've made

    apple tv on every tv in the house

    This doesn't include the ones I've given away to family members etc.

    I'm now eagerly awaiting the 15" macbook pro-air (whatever it's going to be called)

    I've done the wait outside the apple store for hours in a queue for the latest gadget thing, I've spent all night trying to order online from the apple store and I've longed to attend a WWDConference ;( though that never looks likely to happen (Tom, if you or I win the lottery, I'm up for a pact that we'll meet there that very year ;-)
     
  6. catrancher
    Offline

    catrancher Assistant Cruise Director Forum Host

    Joined:
    Oct 5, 2008
    Messages:
    6,096
    Likes Received:
    64
    Trophy Points:
    48
    Location:
    Cumming, GA. A small suburb of Atlanta.
    Wanna adopt me? :unsure:

    Done, done, done, and done! :yes:
    What about the Big Nerd Ranch? Aaron's a really nice guy. We goin' there too? :unsure:

    Tom :)macwave:... after all, it's right here in my local area. :D)
     
  7. keith
    Online

    keith Camera nut Staff Member Administrator Forum Host

    Joined:
    Jun 14, 2008
    Messages:
    19,736
    Likes Received:
    490
    Trophy Points:
    83
    Location:
    United Kingdom
    It'd be rude not to! :yes: (didnt realise it was close to you Tom! VERY surprised you've resisted that one :)
     
  8. Britchick
    Online

    Britchick Serious Forum Regular

    Joined:
    Jun 29, 2008
    Messages:
    15,223
    Likes Received:
    473
    Trophy Points:
    83
    Gender:
    Female

    In my Profession you'd probably be called a hoarder ;)
     
  9. catrancher
    Offline

    catrancher Assistant Cruise Director Forum Host

    Joined:
    Oct 5, 2008
    Messages:
    6,096
    Likes Received:
    64
    Trophy Points:
    48
    Location:
    Cumming, GA. A small suburb of Atlanta.
    Actually, the only reason I haven't is strictly one of cost. Even though it's in the local area, you really need to go stay there to get the full learning impact. And while it's not overwhelmingly expensive, it isn't cheap either. And my DW has other plans for that money. However, I haven't given up. If I can get a few things to work out, I may be able to manage it.

    Sooner rather than later hopefully. :fingers:

    Tom :)macwave:... suscribe to their weblog. Some really interesting bits in there.)
     
  10. foreverducky
    Offline

    foreverducky Addicted to Mickey

    Joined:
    Jul 8, 2008
    Messages:
    8,327
    Likes Received:
    23
    Trophy Points:
    38
    Location:
    United States
    :wave: I wan to join!

    I only have an iMac, but I am a true convert.

    When I can upgrade my phone next year, I'm going for the iPhone.

    And well, I'm waiting to see what's offered in June! There could be an iPad or apple laptop in my future.

    Oh, and I recently upgraded by older nano to the new 6th generation one.
     
  11. josh.p.
    Offline

    josh.p. Addicted to Mickey

    Joined:
    Jun 18, 2008
    Messages:
    9,159
    Likes Received:
    2
    Trophy Points:
    38
    Location:
    Wirral
    Umm.. :unsure: hello.

    My name is Josh, and I've been an Apple Addict for over 5 years now.

    Firstly it started off just with the iMac, but before I knew it I had an iPod touch, an iPod Nano, a Macbook, an iPhone, an apple TV, an iPad... the list just goes on and on.

    I've managed to cut back a bit and I now just have the macbook, iPhone, iPad and Apple TV, with 1000s of iPods lying about the house.
     
  12. Johnie
    Offline

    Johnie Budget Queen Forum Host

    Joined:
    Jul 8, 2008
    Messages:
    16,293
    Likes Received:
    283
    Trophy Points:
    83
    Location:
    Virginia
    Hi my name is Johnie and I am an Apple addict :wave:

    I am on my 3rd iPhone.

    I am currently typing this on my Macbook Pro.

    I can't seem to keep an iPad though :unsure:


    OH! Apple products are doing amazing things in vocational rehab! We are using iPhone and the iTouch for clients to be able to keep and maintain job duties. We just tried out an iPad for a client who is a professional and needed help with case notes, etc to keep his job. I just got permission to purchase one for him. There are some awesome apps to help with anger, depression, anxiety, etc.
     
  13. catrancher
    Offline

    catrancher Assistant Cruise Director Forum Host

    Joined:
    Oct 5, 2008
    Messages:
    6,096
    Likes Received:
    64
    Trophy Points:
    48
    Location:
    Cumming, GA. A small suburb of Atlanta.
    Welcome everyone. :hug2:

    Thank you for sharing.

    Remember, this thread is here for you. Post your questions, comments observations, wants and desires, hopes and fears about Apple products here. Keep in mind, you're among friends here. We're all hear to support you. It's really a terrible affliction and understanding and dealing with it requires all the help and support you can get. We're hear to give it to you.

    Now, remember to come back often. And share. :yes:

    Tom :)macwave:... we should all now face west toward Cupertino and bow 3 times.)
     
  14. Watchinherskip
    Offline

    Watchinherskip Better known as "That Guy"

    Joined:
    Sep 2, 2008
    Messages:
    3,494
    Likes Received:
    408
    Trophy Points:
    83
    Location:
    Virginia USA
    Hi Johnie.........(they do that at the meetings I am told:tongue:)
     
    Last edited by a moderator: May 17, 2012
  15. Johnie
    Offline

    Johnie Budget Queen Forum Host

    Joined:
    Jul 8, 2008
    Messages:
    16,293
    Likes Received:
    283
    Trophy Points:
    83
    Location:
    Virginia
    Lol I know! I've had to go to a few meetings (open of course) for school.
     
  16. Johnie
    Offline

    Johnie Budget Queen Forum Host

    Joined:
    Jul 8, 2008
    Messages:
    16,293
    Likes Received:
    283
    Trophy Points:
    83
    Location:
    Virginia
    Oh and should I admit that I had NO idea why everything was set to Cupertino until Steve Jobs died? Probably not. Are you going to take my membership away?
     
  17. catrancher
    Offline

    catrancher Assistant Cruise Director Forum Host

    Joined:
    Oct 5, 2008
    Messages:
    6,096
    Likes Received:
    64
    Trophy Points:
    48
    Location:
    Cumming, GA. A small suburb of Atlanta.
    Of course not. You're still one of us. :yes:

    However, I can't conceive of how you could have missed the references to Cupertino. :unsure:

    Tom :)macwave:... It is Nivana after all. :worship:)
     
  18. catrancher
    Offline

    catrancher Assistant Cruise Director Forum Host

    Joined:
    Oct 5, 2008
    Messages:
    6,096
    Likes Received:
    64
    Trophy Points:
    48
    Location:
    Cumming, GA. A small suburb of Atlanta.
    Oh... wait... just figured it out for you! :thumbsup:

    Here 'ya go!

    1. Mac Pro
    2. iMac
    3. Mac Mini
    4. Macbook Pro
    5. Macbook Air
    6. iPad
    7. iPhone
    8. iPod Touch
    9. iPod Nano
    10. iPod Shuffle
    11. iPod Classic
    12. Apple TV

    How's that? :unsure:

    Tom :)macwave:... that'll set you back a couple of bucks. :shocked:)
     
  19. Johnie
    Offline

    Johnie Budget Queen Forum Host

    Joined:
    Jul 8, 2008
    Messages:
    16,293
    Likes Received:
    283
    Trophy Points:
    83
    Location:
    Virginia
    Lol I'm secretly blonde sometimes
     
  20. keith
    Online

    keith Camera nut Staff Member Administrator Forum Host

    Joined:
    Jun 14, 2008
    Messages:
    19,736
    Likes Received:
    490
    Trophy Points:
    83
    Location:
    United Kingdom
    Still no firm news about my long-wanted 15" macbook pro/air ..... come on Tom, can't you phone them and tell them to get a move on??
     

Share This Page