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    Tenth worker at iPad factory commits suicide

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    All your iPads will now come with either a free Shrink or Ghost App.

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    is this like that mobile fone number that everyone has had has died........so they took it out of circulation

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    casparwhite;8693341

    is this like that mobile fone number that everyone has had has … is this like that mobile fone number that everyone has had has died........so they took it out of circulation



    This one lol
    hindustantimes.com/The…spx

    The Bulgarian mobile phone number - 0888 888 888 - has been suspended after every person who used it in the past 10 years died. The last man to own it was gunned down outside an Indian restaurant in the Bulgarian capital Sofia.

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    Yesterday, Li Hai, a 19-year-old employee of the firm, jumped from the top of the building in Shenzhen to his death.

    OP - change your username.

    everyone needs their iPad though they're all replaced quickly anywho, carry on........

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    Efforts to lift the mood of despair on the factory floors began in … Efforts to lift the mood of despair on the factory floors began in earnest yesterday. Workers were played supposedly soothing music as the assembly line rattled along. Foxconn said it would recruit 2,000 singers, dancers and psychiatrists to help its staff to relax.



    they had a party to celebrate by the sound of it........must be the trolls of the factory eh

    Original Poster

    or they could just let them have a tea break once in a while....

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    Ironic username of OP...

    Original Poster

    I worked in a factory for 7 years, and do you know why I left? They put the local radio station on for the last 2 years instead of Radio 1.

    I was mm-bopped to the brink of madness. seriously they played that everyday for years, sometimes twice a shift. When I think of that song, I cant help but imagine myself loading a shotgun, putting the cartridges in one by one verrrry slowly with a twisted grin on my face.

    cuckoo. cuckoo.

    splatsplatsplat;8693429

    I worked in a factory for 7 years, and do you know why I left? They put … I worked in a factory for 7 years, and do you know why I left? They put the local radio station on for the last 2 years instead of Radio 1.I was mm-bopped to the brink of madness. seriously they played that everyday for years, sometimes twice a shift. When I think of that song, I cant help but imagine myself loading a shotgun, putting the cartridges in one by one verrrry slowly with a twisted grin on my face.cuckoo. cuckoo.



    Private Pyle :-D

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    Original Poster

    Thats Me!

    M-bop "lyrics" here

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    splatsplatsplat;8693429

    I worked in a factory for 7 years, and do you know why I left? They put … I worked in a factory for 7 years, and do you know why I left? They put the local radio station on for the last 2 years instead of Radio 1.I was mm-bopped to the brink of madness. seriously they played that everyday for years, sometimes twice a shift. When I think of that song, I cant help but imagine myself loading a shotgun, putting the cartridges in one by one verrrry slowly with a twisted grin on my face.cuckoo. cuckoo.



    Ha Ha. I was the same a few years ago. They played the local radio station here, probably the same company that owns yours. They would play the big songs of the day hourly without fail so in a single shift you would hear the same songs 8 times at least but even worse than that, despite the thousands of popular songs of the past 3 decades they would still play the same "classics" over and over too - arrrrgh pass me that shotgun...

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    master_chief;8693567

    Ha Ha. I was the same a few years ago. They played the local radio … Ha Ha. I was the same a few years ago. They played the local radio station here, probably the same company that owns yours. They would play the big songs of the day hourly without fail so in a single shift you would hear the same songs 8 times at least but even worse than that, despite the thousands of popular songs of the past 3 decades they would still play the same "classics" over and over too - arrrrgh pass me that shotgun...



    thisisheart

    splatsplatsplat;8693429

    I worked in a factory for 7 years, and do you know why I left? They put … I worked in a factory for 7 years, and do you know why I left? They put the local radio station on for the last 2 years instead of Radio 1.I was mm-bopped to the brink of madness. seriously they played that everyday for years, sometimes twice a shift. When I think of that song, I cant help but imagine myself loading a shotgun, putting the cartridges in one by one verrrry slowly with a twisted grin on my face.cuckoo. cuckoo.



    I know exactly what you mean!!

    ooo haunted ipads..................:shock:

    Gotta keep that cost base down!

    How else would Stevey boy afford those unique jeans he wears.

    Besides, whats 10 little suicides against the millions of satisfied Apple fans in their brave new future world (they can prob buy an app to keep score).:whistling:

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    Plum;8693657

    Gotta keep that cost base down!How else would Stevey boy afford those … Gotta keep that cost base down!How else would Stevey boy afford those unique jeans he wears.Besides, whats 10 little suicides against the millions of satisfied Apple fans in their brave new future world (they can prob buy an app to keep score).:whistling:



    Are you also bitter because Apple prices are so high, and you can't afford their products?

    Suck at life - blame capitalism.:thumbsup:

    FilthAndFurry;8693681

    Are you also bitter because Apple prices are so high, and you can't … Are you also bitter because Apple prices are so high, and you can't afford their products?Suck at life - blame capitalism.:thumbsup:


    Actually I think its.

    Suck at life - troll a shopping forum. :thumbsup:

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    Plum;8693755

    Actually I think its.Suck at life - troll a shopping forum. :thumbsup:



    It's not quite as bad as trying to start a 'workers uprising' on one.:thumbsup:

    I like how you didn't succeed at the game of life, so look to change the rules and blame people like Thatcher.

    Be a man, and own your failures:thumbsup:

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    Plum;8693755

    Suck at life - troll a shopping forum. :thumbsup:



    Lot's of member's this could apply to :lol:

    DLM;8693806

    Lot's of member's this could apply to :lol:



    i can think of only 1 :thumbsup:

    FilthAndFurry;8693795

    It's not quite as bad as trying to start a 'workers uprising' on … It's not quite as bad as trying to start a 'workers uprising' on one.:thumbsup:I like how you didn't succeed at the game of life, so look to change the rules and blame people like Thatcher.Be a man, and own your failures:thumbsup:


    You bitterness and bile has got you going way off topic here.

    Get a grip!

    Have you actually got anything to say on the subject?

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    missp27;8693829

    i can think of only 1 :thumbsup:



    I can think of 1 with a cat in their avatar.

    I think they need to get a job :-D

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    Plum;8693846

    You bitterness and bile has got you going way off topic here. Get a grip! … You bitterness and bile has got you going way off topic here. Get a grip! Have you actually got anything to say on the subject?



    They've installed nets around the building:thumbsup:

    It would be lovely if they could reduce the hours they had to work, or increase their pay or even change the repetitive nature of the work - but Apple would have to pay more, so they'd have to lay off staff elsewhere or increase the price which would probably reduce sales which would also lead to sacking staff....

    I blame Thacher:thumbsup:

    DLM;8693855

    I can think of 1 with a cat in their avatar.I think they need to get a … I can think of 1 with a cat in their avatar.I think they need to get a job :-D



    ok, i've been quietly reading all you snide comments all morning and i feel it's time to get a few facts straight.
    in the past 24 hours you have

    accused me of being a stalker
    wished me dead
    said that i "suck at life"

    i have already reported you for the first
    the second comment was so incredibly riduculous and verging on insane i let it slide (who would want to wish a stranger on an internet forum dead?!)
    the third well..... the way i see it, i have bought up two wonderful children single handedly, they are beautiful, honest, polite and extremely intelligent. i hardly calling that sucking at life. i call it being incredibly good at it
    i will be reporting you again if this harrasment doesn't stop

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    missp27;8693899

    ok, i've been quietly reading all you snide comments all morning and i … ok, i've been quietly reading all you snide comments all morning and i feel it's time to get a few facts straight.in the past 24 hours you have accused me of being a stalkerwished me deadsaid that i "suck at life"i have already reported you for the firstthe second comment was so incredibly riduculous and verging on insane i let it slide (who would want to wish a stranger on an internet forum dead?!)the third well..... the way i see it, i have bought up two wonderful children single handedly, they are beautiful, honest, polite and extremely intelligent. i hardly calling that sucking at lifei will be reporting you again if this harrasment doesn't stop



    yeah but do you have a "fella" doh mayte?

    vibeone;8693909

    yeah but do you have a "fella" doh mayte?



    you see the thing is vibe i don't feel the need for one at the moment. i'm happy enough in my own skin to not have to be dependant on a "fella" i get asked out alot and i always say no :thumbsup:

    FilthAndFurry;8693873

    They've installed nets around the building:thumbsup:It would be lovely if … They've installed nets around the building:thumbsup:It would be lovely if they could reduce the hours they had to work, or increase their pay or even change the repetitive nature of the work - but Apple would have to pay more, so they'd have to lay off staff elsewhere or increase the price which would probably reduce sales which would also lead to sacking staff....I blame Thacher:thumbsup:



    I wonder how many people need to die? 15, 20,100 1000 before "It would be lovely if they could" changes to "It is necessary to" or is there not upper limit.

    I am sure your arguments would be recognised by the Victorian business men who argued that factories in this country needed children working in them to run efficiently.

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    missp27;8693924

    you see the thing is vibe i don't feel the need for one at the moment. … you see the thing is vibe i don't feel the need for one at the moment. i'm happy enough in my own skin to not have to be dependant on a "fella" i get asked out alot and i always say no :thumbsup:



    Fair play

    I'd just report her every time she harasses you or follows you around the forum - shes a known troublemaker to the mods anyway.

    VB1 - White Knight services since 2007.

    vibeone;8693937

    Fair play :pI'd just report her every time she harasses you or follows … Fair play :pI'd just report her every time she harasses you or follows you around the forum - shes a known troublemaker to the mods anyway.VB1 - White Knight services since 2007.



    maybe i'm getting too independant for my own good these days, but hey i'm happy


    loool ty vibe

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    Plum;8693927

    I wonder how many people need to die? 15, 20,100 1000 before "It would be … I wonder how many people need to die? 15, 20,100 1000 before "It would be lovely if they could" changes to "It is necessary to" or is there not upper limit.I am sure your arguments would be recognised by the Victorian business men who argued that factories in this country needed children working in them to run efficiently.



    Well, you tell me which area you'd like to cut jobs in and maybe we'll be able to talk realistically.

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    missp27;8693899

    ok, i've been quietly reading all you snide comments all morning and i … ok, i've been quietly reading all you snide comments all morning and i feel it's time to get a few facts straight.in the past 24 hours you have accused me of being a stalkerwished me deadsaid that i "suck at life"i have already reported you for the firstthe second comment was so incredibly riduculous and verging on insane i let it slide (who would want to wish a stranger on an internet forum dead?!)the third well..... the way i see it, i have bought up two wonderful children single handedly, they are beautiful, honest, polite and extremely intelligent. i hardly calling that sucking at life. i call it being incredibly good at it :)i will be reporting you again if this harrasment doesn't stop



    :lol:

    DLM;8693981

    :lol:



    and here i was thinking i may get an intelligent response...

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    missp27;8693994

    and here i was thinking i may get an intelligent response...



    You need a degree of mental stability for that.

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    I love how this thread has turned into two separate grudge matches. Not sure which teams to back though...

    FilthAndFurry;8693972

    Well, you tell me which area you'd like to cut jobs in and maybe we'll be … Well, you tell me which area you'd like to cut jobs in and maybe we'll be able to talk realistically.


    You tell me how many herrings you will kill, skin and wear as clothing and maybe we'll be able to talk realistically. :thinking:

    This makes about as much sense as your statement.:thumbsup:

    I can see you clearly are not comfortable to debate unless you set all the rules.

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    Plum;8694019

    You tell me how many herrings you will kill, skin and wear as clothing … You tell me how many herrings you will kill, skin and wear as clothing and maybe we'll be able to talk realistically. :thinking:This makes about as much sense as your statement.:thumbsup:I can see you clearly are not comfortable to debate unless you set all the rules.



    The only rule I want is for it to be realistic - you know, so if you raise costs in one area they have to be offset in another.

    Basic business stuff :thumbsup:

    FilthAndFurry;8694048

    The only rule I want is for it to be realistic - you know, so if you … The only rule I want is for it to be realistic - you know, so if you raise costs in one area they have to be offset in another.Basic business stuff :thumbsup:



    Not true, you could squeeze your profit margin.
    BTW your idea or realistic seems to be to agree with everything you say.

    This story is possibly about a work place that is so inhuman that it is causing people committe suicide. You seem to see this as just a matter of profit and loss.

    It does seem to me you have lost a lot of your humanity in this argument.

    master_chief;8694016

    I love how this thread has turned into two separate grudge matches. Not … I love how this thread has turned into two separate grudge matches. Not sure which teams to back though...



    the confusion arised when the term iPad is immediately assumed to be a female sanitary product..........................

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    Plum;8694094

    Not true, you could squeeze your profit margin.BTW your idea or realistic … Not true, you could squeeze your profit margin.BTW your idea or realistic seems to be to agree with everything you say.This story is possibly about a work place that is so inhuman that it is causing people committe suicide. You seem to see this as just a matter of profit and loss. It does seem to me you have lost a lot of your humanity in this argument.



    Profits fall then stocks drop and people who have Apple shares lose 'money', so they may reduce spending and someone else in another company may lose their job.

    That's the way capitalism works.

    As for my humanity, I probably give more money to charity in a year than you earn, but I'm not going to lose sleep over people who work in a factory in China committing suicide. I doubt you have either.
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