Gizmodo Writer Pwned By Anti-Apple Trolls: Apple Store Genius Bar Top Horror “Stories”
Debunk: Hold Up, Rambo
Article with military / Rambo reference, suggestion Apple Store offers Vietnam-Era Insults
“After graduating from basic training, Travis decided he wanted a MacBook Pro.” At the Apple Store, he gets his military ID.
“As I pulled out my I.D., the individual that was helping me sarcastically stated, ‘I didn’t know you were a Baby Killer!’
“I felt very disrespected. I didn’t so much as care for me, but the girl I was dating at the time, her dad happened to serve in Vietnam, so it made me that much more mad. I called the store manager and told him my situation and his only way of fixing the situation was to give me a free iPod Touch and insist that this isn’t company views.”
Matt Buchanan: “That’s just insane.” Yes, that’s just insane that Matt believes these fabricated stories.
Like any logical service provider with customer relations training, Apple Store employees are not going to insult each customer with some obscure insult. They got better things to do.
Vietnam era insults aren’t really used by most of society these days, especially the Apple Store demographic.
Insulting the military? That’s not Apple Store policy.
In the real world, people who work at Apple Store are young, unlikely to be Vietnam era hippies spilling three decade old anti-military rhetoric.
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