Oct 5, 2011
Well that wasn’t so bad. Not bad at all! That torrent of “zomg Apple!!!” tweets and RTs that I feared never materialized. Even more shocking are the chirps of crickets echoing across the so-called ‘blogosphere’. First Hurricane Irene, and now a merely normal Apple launch event, we are catching breaks every day! You see, I was scared this morning. I thought the collective social media orgasm that was to cum at Apple’s iPhone launch would finally send me into a trout slapping rage. But here I am, no trouts, no slapping, and the world looks much like it did last night.
Could it be? Has it finally happened? Has the tart taint of normality finally found the tongues of the Apple-rati? Its ok my dear fanboy, that sinking feeling in the bottom of your stomach, its normal, its called disappointment.
That is something that myself, and every other Microsoft shareholder has grown to love. (for any would-be investors: if you find yourself enraged at the concept of price appreciation, then you’ll love MSFT stock!)
So it take it from us common shareholders of the house that Bill built, it’s not that bad. Its ok if Apple needs another 12 months before it can change the world again, that’s not so bad. My 401k’s hopes are riding on success of Windows Phone 7, so trust me, it really is not that bad.