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RIP Steve Jobs

Discussion in 'Irrigation' started by Mike Leary, Oct 5, 2011.

  1. Mike Leary

    Mike Leary LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 23,153

    I just heard he died; if it was not for for him, I'd be not the pest on the forum that I am. My kind of guy, they don't make many of them. :cry:
  2. Wet_Boots

    Wet_Boots LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 50,531

    we think you'd be a pest anyway :)
  3. Mike Leary

    Mike Leary LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 23,153

    "Stay hungry, stay foolish".
  4. DanaMac

    DanaMac LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 13,219

    Incredible mind and ideas. Too early to lose an icon.
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  5. irrig8r

    irrig8r LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,553

    I worked on his sprinkler system when he lived on Santa Rita in Palo Alto about 15 years ago. Rainmaster controller. Lots of repair work cuz he hired an English gardener who ignored the system when redesigning the garden and watered by hand. LOTS of broken 12"pop-ups, pipes full of holes from digging forks, etc. Spent about a week restoring the system.
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  6. UfoPilot

    UfoPilot LawnSite Member
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  7. jvanvliet

    jvanvliet LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,944

    Apparently pancreatic cancer: I-SAD

    Messages: 18,668

    Never owned a PC and I hope I never have to. Apple was my entry into the computer world and Steve Jobs was Apple. Dude had the vision thing working for him. Shook up the computer industry. Shook up the music world. Shook up the cell phone industry. Maybe the greatest CEO of our lifetime.
  9. Kiril

    Kiril LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 18,334

    They are all "PC's" Pete, the difference is the OS and hardware that is over priced.

    Messages: 18,668

    PC is generally understood to mean non-Apple by Apple users.

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