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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by SolidOrange, Feb 23, 2011.

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who is to blame?

  1. Verizon

    37 vote(s)
    50.7%
  2. Best Buy

    5 vote(s)
    6.8%
  3. HTC

    3 vote(s)
    4.1%
  4. Steve Jobs

    9 vote(s)
    12.3%
  5. The Bloggers

    4 vote(s)
    5.5%
  6. Ourselves

    4 vote(s)
    5.5%
  7. LET IT GO!

    11 vote(s)
    15.1%
  1. SolidOrange

    SolidOrange Android Expert
    Thread Starter

    in case you haven't noticed; this forum, along with many others, plus VZ's facebook and twitter page are full of very angry people right now. with all of the rumors flying around, i just wanted to throw up a quick poll to see who everyone else thinks is behind this debacle.

    1. Verizon: plenty of reasons here (no response on release date, showing countless commercials, possible 4g issues, etc.)
    2. Best Buy: their pre-orders started all of the February rumors, their flyer this week didn't help.
    3. HTC: there could be problems with the device itself.
    4. Steve Jobs: iphone sales have not been good, he could be pressuring VZ.
    5. The Bloggers: for spreading rumors blaming everyone from 1 to 4.
    6. Ourselves: for believing the hype/pre-ordering a phone without a firm release date/continuing this madness


    in all honesty, i think it is a combination of all 6 but, at this point, place most of the blame on verizon. if they would just say SOMETHING, people would be alot happier. it is getting out of hand, and any response other than "shut up and wait" would go a long way.
     

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  2. JustinHEMI

    JustinHEMI Android Enthusiast

    I voted "let it go." I blame Canada.
     
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  3. JustinHEMI

    JustinHEMI Android Enthusiast

    I changed my mind. I now blame the big rimmed glasses guy on American Idol.
     
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  4. fortesquieu

    fortesquieu Android Expert

    It's Best Buy who set all the dates!!
     
  5. AustinTech

    AustinTech Android Enthusiast

    Verizon. Their product.

    They haven't released a date because they can't. There is something wrong with the phone. It's not going to work as advertised.'
     
  6. Familyguy1

    Familyguy1 Android Enthusiast

    Really? One of these threads? Is it really needed? No...
     
  7. lamoglinsgal

    lamoglinsgal Android Expert

    I voted for Jobs 'cuz I just don't like the guy. :)
     
  8. SolidOrange

    SolidOrange Android Expert
    Thread Starter

    Really? One of these responses? Is it really needed? No...
     
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  9. JustinHEMI

    JustinHEMI Android Enthusiast

    What else is there to do?
     
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  10. SolidOrange

    SolidOrange Android Expert
    Thread Starter

    Thanks to you for the comment, but mostly just because I like your username. I also have a hemi and am named justin, lol. :cool:
     
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  11. jayishere

    jayishere Android Expert

    I blame Verizon, for their inability to communicate effectively.
     
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  12. Wolfedude88

    Wolfedude88 Android Expert

    Where's the option to blame the people blaming Verizon because they got their hopes up when Verizon has never said anything?

    Seriously though it would be nice of Verizon to communicate with us, but we know that isn't going to happen.
     
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  13. SolidOrange

    SolidOrange Android Expert
    Thread Starter

    That would be option 6.
     
  14. Wolfedude88

    Wolfedude88 Android Expert


    Good call, didn't even see that, still like my wording better though.:rolleyes:
     
  15. snuggles

    snuggles Android Enthusiast

    Ultimately Verizon is responsible. I know they never gave any definite release dates but this is getting ridiculous!!!! A phone that they have been working on since July 2010 and is lagging WAY behind the EVO release…..come on now! Plus I’m sure they are aware of the advertisement in the Best Buy circular. I’m sorry but I feel that Verizon should give a statement of what the intentions are so everybody can put this to rest. I’m may have to reevaluate my loyalty to Verizon for over eight years because of the way they handle new releases and their inability to present the most current technology like the other carriers.
     
  16. 2010 ZR1

    2010 ZR1 Android Enthusiast

     
  17. I have a list of people:

    Brittany Spears
    George Bush
    FEMA
    Justin Beaver
    The Droid Eris
    Sarah Pailn/Tina Fey
    And the Asian lady from Mad Tv... Ms. Swan... "he looka like a man"
     
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  18. snuggles

    snuggles Android Enthusiast

    Exactly, with everything going on all thats asked are their intentions.
     
  19. Prosdo

    Prosdo Member

    For the initial crap I have to say Best Buy. All the Verizon stores I talked to never said a date. They always said Q1 as far as they knew. Best Buy has given me several different dates. However, I do blame Verizon for knowing the situation and not coming out and saying something.
     
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  20. jaydroid88

    jaydroid88 Member

    I don't think Verizon is to blame... BB are the ones that are providing false dates. Verizon hasn't said anything cept coming soon. I'll admit we are getting ourselves worked up as well (myself included) and are constantly putting our faith into a given date then being disappointed. I'm counting on mid March, and if earlier then awesome, and if later then it'll be closer to my upgrade date anyways :) Just as long as it comes out before mid April.
     
  21. daddyd302

    daddyd302 Android Enthusiast

    I think Verizon is hiding something and that's why they're so quiet on this.
     
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  22. Exactly. I want communication

    :(
     
  23. BetaMan

    BetaMan Android Enthusiast

    I blame Obama
     
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  24. Ibrick

    Ibrick Android Expert

    Has anyone maybe thought that VZW hasn't advertised a firm release date because, they don't have one?

    If they're working out a couple bugs with; 4G, Netflix, Skype, whatever. They may not have complete control as to when the device is 'ready'.

    Maybe they're smart enough not to say something and then have the possibility of having to retract that statement. How much more upset would you be then?

    Having said that, I voted for Steve Jobs.. D*uchebag..
     
  25. Depth Afield

    Depth Afield Well-Known Member

    I blame VZW because I suspect they pushed it back to sell more i*hones

    I blame BB because I suspect they are pushing it back even further to get out of the free buyback on the device

    I blame HTC for standing by silently while VZW and BB make a mess of this launch
     
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