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 Maybe not "shitless", but close:Jean-Louis Gassee, formerly of Apple Computer, was quoted as saying "When the Amiga came out, everyone [at Apple] was scared as hell." (Amazing Computing, Nov. 1996) 
 I've known a few people (and I mean "few") who go to bed between 11 pm and midnight and get up every day around 4:00-4:30 am... 5 or 6 days a week. Most, if not all, were very subdued but seemed to work at a level comparable to everyone else... even better in some cases.Myself... if I did that, I'd be dead by week 2.
 
 I went to a dance show at one of the local high schools. Middle to upper middle. Almost all the girls that I saw in the audience, and I'm talking 120-150, were hanging onto phones. I saw a few 5, a few 5s, a few flavors of Samsung, a 4 or 4s or two, an HTC... but not one 5c... and I was looking hard (MOM!! What's that creepy old dude looking at??!!). Most of the parents seemed to be holding onto one type of iPhone or another with a few Samsungs in the mix. I expected to...
 Uh, no... what matters more is the effect the ad has on sales. Up is good... sideways and down are bad.
 You haven't been around that long, have you... (unless I have mistaken what it is that you are saying)
 Oh.. so the 5c doesn't look or feel premium? This just gets better and better.
 The arguments for why the 5c is the best thing since IHOP aren't quite as prevalent as they used to be. Why, just the other day I heard someone say that they rarely see a 5c in the wild... or something to that effect. A total reversal from past rants.
 If they priced it $100 higher then it might take off in China.
 So what is your reason why this is happening?
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