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osiris Jan 9, 2013 03:00 PM
Anyone see this horror show? re: Qualcomm Keynote
I didn't watch it live, thank god, but I heard it was so bad that it was worth looking into.
Turns out it's worse than anything I could've imagined. Really. Bad acting, bad singing, cut off audio feeds, Steve Balmer, the prostitution of Big Bird and Desmond Tutu... This is Mel Brooks grade stuff, but it was meant to be serious. edit: the video is at the bottom of the page.

Qualcomm's insane CES 2013 keynote in pictures and tweets | The Verge
 
besson3c Jan 9, 2013 04:36 PM
Heh, that's awesome, thanks for sharing!
 
Spheric Harlot Jan 9, 2013 04:49 PM
That is WELL beyond "wtf".
 
iMOTOR Jan 9, 2013 05:00 PM
You know it's bad when the first cheer from the audience is for Steve Balmer running onto the stage.
 
subego Jan 9, 2013 05:51 PM
Spectacular.

Here's a direct link to the Verge video:

The most insane keynote ever: Qualcomm at CES 2013 - YouTube


Gawd... I missed the auto URL.
 
Teronzhul Jan 9, 2013 06:51 PM
Link to the entire CES keynote
CES 2013 | Qualcomm
 
OreoCookie Jan 9, 2013 08:30 PM
My favorite tweet was by Topolski himself: »reality is just jumping the shark right now« :lol:
 
Shaddim Jan 9, 2013 10:11 PM
It's so bad you can't turn it off. In advertising terms, I guess it's a success?
 
Stogieman Jan 9, 2013 10:35 PM
"Imagine funny cat videos meets Gangnam Style... BOOM! Can you dig it?"

Yep. That about sums up this keynote.
 
Ω Jan 9, 2013 11:16 PM
That is like a train wreck hitting another train wreck.

Who is their target market? Retards?
 
OreoCookie Jan 10, 2013 01:46 AM
It's like one of those B movies that is so bad that it's become a cult classic and is actually enjoyable to watch again.
 
Ω Jan 10, 2013 01:58 AM
Maybe they should get Alex Jones to do the next presentation to give it more "edge".
 
OreoCookie Jan 10, 2013 03:47 AM
Will they let him take the stage before or after Desmond Tutu?
 
Ω Jan 10, 2013 04:50 AM
Slightly before. Just enough to taste blood and then like a velorapter......

Think of the ratings.
 
osiris Jan 10, 2013 09:03 AM
Quote, Originally Posted by Teronzhul (Post 4211053)
Link to the entire CES keynote
CES 2013 | Qualcomm
thanks for digging that up!

It is astounding how bad this thing is.
 
The Final Dakar Jan 10, 2013 09:48 AM
"I'm gen mobile!"

"I'm gen mobile!"

"I'm gen mobile!"

"CEOs are gen mobile!"

SILENCE
 
mattyb Jan 10, 2013 11:15 AM
They get paid millions per year.
 
subego Jan 11, 2013 12:38 AM
Quote, Originally Posted by Stogieman (Post 4211080)
Imagine funny cat videos meets Gangnam Style... BOOM!
Headshot.
 
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