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Old 01-05-2012, 01:48 PM   #21 (permalink)
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It is being widely reported in the 'Excited States' that BOTH RIM executives are being kicked out.

God knows it is about time. Never in the history of modern corporations has such a promising company been so thoroughly F****D UP. The entire management team should be thrown into the gutter and pissed on.
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Old 01-05-2012, 02:16 PM   #22 (permalink)
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It is being widely reported in the 'Excited States' that BOTH RIM executives are being kicked out.

God knows it is about time. Never in the history of modern corporations has such a promising company been so thoroughly F****D UP. The entire management team should be thrown into the gutter and pissed on.
"Rumored," you mean, and by "kicked out" you mean "removed from the board," if the rumor is true.
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It is being widely reported in the 'Excited States' that BOTH RIM executives are being kicked out.
Links? Sources? And by "sources" I mean something beyond the cobwebbed recesses of your mind.
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So this was correct to certain extent, although he continues to be part of the board..
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And to the extent that he didn't leave the company. So correct doesn't REALLY apply, now does it.
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And to the extent that he didn't leave the company. So correct doesn't REALLY apply, now does it.
Given what's happened at RIM since the OP, and the fact that this is a "Rumor Mill" section, I'd like to be the first to say "Don't be such a douche NJ"
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Let me be the first to say "magic bananas." Let's review the OP's "widely reported" info from the "excited states" shall we:
  • BOTH RIM executives are being kicked out - Not true. Neither Mike Lazaridis nor Jim Balsillie were "kicked out." Furthermore, they had planned to step down for quite a while and were working with the new CEO, Thorsten Heins, to make the transition as smooth as possible. In other words, the former CEOs stepped down. They weren't fired. They weren't kicked out.
  • Never in the history of modern corporations has such a promising company been so thoroughly F****D UP - Also not true. As mentioned earlier, there are several highly successful, modern companies that ran aground recently. RIM is not doing something new here. They aren't trailblazing a path of destruction like no one else before them. As a matter of fact, RIM is still chugging along with plenty of financial stability.

Beyond that, NJ was responding to a first-time poster that suggested what the OP wrote was basically correct, which is out of touch with reality. Of course, so was the OP's post. And yours.
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"A rumor or rumour: is often viewed as "an unverified account or explanation of events circulating from person to person and pertaining to an object, event, or issue in public concern"

"Infantile: childish - immature"

Now get over yourselves.
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"A rumor or rumour: is often viewed as "an unverified account or explanation of events circulating from person to person and pertaining to an object, event, or issue in public concern"

"Infantile: childish - immature"

Now get over yourselves.
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