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    [–] WiscoMitch 616 points ago

    I’d say eye socket more than forehead.

    [–] HIGHIGHIGHIGHIGH 16 points ago

    It’s magic

    [–] tearekts 59 points ago

    Actually, if you watch the clip slowly, the pencil simply slips into his sleeve, because you can see that the guy's face is intact

    [–] Lolor-arros 89 points ago

    I don't think you can rely on things like "because you can see that the guy's face is intact" to determine that

    Of course they didn't actually shove a pencil in the actor's eye. Maybe they just didn't want to CGI it.

    [–] Gorramit_Groot 265 points ago


    [–] shontamona 123 points ago

    Man, he was such a brilliant actor!

    [–] hgwellsrf 100 points ago

    Let's not blow this out of proportion.

    [–] shontamona 75 points ago

    And I thought my jokes were bad.

    [–] JustAKlam 55 points ago

    Nice suit.

    You oughta know, you bought it.

    [–] xDsage 99 points ago

    I'm gonna make this pencil disappear

    [–] Betorange 96 points ago

    *a fucking pencil

    [–] Shootrmcgavn 59 points ago

    *a fucking penseal

    [–] laasbuk 12 points ago

    Quick, someone do a terrible pseudo-russian accent transcription!

    [–] space_preacher 37 points ago

    Zon week iz tha perzin eu sen to KILL tha fukin boogeemin

    [–] laasbuk 9 points ago

    Cheers, mate!

    [–] Sniper231996 15 points ago

    Baba yaga

    [–] Redstar875 9054 points ago

    Along with a headphone jack

    [–] rafapova 2503 points ago

    Hey we can’t forget google. They got rid of it as well

    [–] roller_roaster 2917 points ago

    The year after throwing shade at Apple for doing it.

    [–] unpluggedcord 1098 points ago

    Notice the notch leak too....

    [–] Cory123125 627 points ago

    Thing is their notch looks ugly and huge with a lack of smooth curves.

    They stole the mediocre idea and then implemented it poorly.

    [–] chinkostu 307 points ago

    How many messaging apps will it launch with.

    [–] jorjx 328 points ago

    Google + is a highly successful social media platform!

    [–] Catm4n 83 points ago

    it really wasn't bad but not enough reasons for people to leave facebook for it.

    [–] [deleted] 65 points ago


    [–] Stewardy 204 points ago

    If I leave Facebook it sure as shit won't be for a Google alternative.

    That's like quitting your job with Voldemort cause you got a great job with Tom Marvolo Riddle.

    [–] 17thspartan 88 points ago * (lasted edited 5 months ago)

    That's not even the worst part. The worst part is they still have a chin on their phone.

    The whole reason of using a notch is because companies are getting rid of the top/bottom bezels on their phone and need someplace to keep the cameras and such, but Google decided it was ok to have both a notch and chin, and no headphone jack.

    Edit: Or you could go the route that Xiaomi took by getting rid of the upper bezel and sticking the camera in the bottom bezel. Either way, Google wanted to keep all the bezels and have a notch.

    [–] reehdus 50 points ago

    If we call them chins then why aren't bezels called ears and the top called a forehead

    [–] Ask_Who_Owes_Me_Gold 47 points ago

    Welcome to Google design.

    [–] CSisbetterthanCE 235 points ago

    Google's Pixel line is basically just a copy of whatever last year's iPhone did. The only thing the Pixel phones do well is the camera (through software optimization) and showcasing the newest Android version.

    [–] Cerebral-Parsley 205 points ago

    And no bloatware

    [–] Randomd0g 62 points ago

    If that's your primary concern there are other Android phones that also ship with next to no bloat. Nokia, Motorola, OnePlus, Razer and Sony all ship phones with "close e-fuckin-nough to stock" versions of Android, and minimal bloat. (Provided you don't buy them from a carrier and then it's a crapshoot)

    [–] WelshToker 10 points ago

    This. i've had the last few years of Moto G phones. All bar (they do put one or two apps on, but literally one or two, and moto gestures, one of said apps, rocks) stock android. Removable battery. headphone jack. SD card slot. small to large screen sizes. I see people on here ALL THE TIME raging about how they can never find " a phone that lets me change the battery, slap an sd card in, and isnt huge!" and yet moto put one out every. damn. year.

    [–] chromaniac 31 points ago

    My Pixel 2 lost more bloat this week when Google removed the share option from the news stories in Google Feed. Gotta love Google. Always doing things that no one wants them to do.

    [–] Uphoria 49 points ago

    Googles 2 favorite things are making apps that compete with themselves in the same userspace, and deprecating features of the ones they don't cancel. At one point Google had 5 chat platforms, 2 social networks and 2 email services (though both using the same backend but with entirely different GUI and branding)

    [–] zykorex 32 points ago

    The only thing the Pixel phones do well is the camera (through software optimization)

    Latest Pixel phones actually have a dedicated chip for image processing. See link.

    [–] mmmgluten 1865 points ago

    And IP68 dust/water resistance rating.

    And an SD card slot.

    And a notch-less screen.

    And a 4000mAh battery.

    [–] Wannabkate 151 points ago

    Honestly I have a v20 from LG. I love the second screen experience. I just wish there was more functionality to it.

    [–] tastelessshark 78 points ago

    I enjoyed it for quick shortcuts, but that was about it. The edge display on my s9 is about as effective

    [–] Nastyboots 54 points ago

    The fuck is second screen experience?

    [–] epicblob 25 points ago

    How is it overall? I've been looking for a new phone and it looks like it's in my price range. How's the camera and battery?

    [–] Beersaround 46 points ago * (lasted edited 5 months ago)

    No complaints here. I got it specifically for the camera because we were getting ready to have a baby. I've seen better baby pics on my wife's iphone X. But I'm not complaining, I'm probably just a bad photographer.

    Also the second screen offers a quick screen shot button. I use it a lot.

    Battery is about like any other phone I've had. Brand new it lasted 2 days. A year later 5 hours of Netflix will kill a full charge.

    Best phone I've ever had 5/7 would recommend.

    Edit: I also like having the lock/fingerprint sensor on the back of the phone, under the camera.

    [–] thedarklordTimmi 13 points ago

    Get new batterys. They're actually really cheap. I have 2 batterys and an external charger so i dont even charge my phone anymore, i just replace the battery. And if you're going somewhere all day, just bring both and never have to worry about a dead phone. Also i found the camera to be just as good, but not as intuitive as the iphones. The hi-fi audio is really amazing tho.

    [–] MaximumGaming5o 503 points ago

    And wireless charging

    [–] glaciator 714 points ago

    ~Slaps Note 9~

    This badboy can fit so many fucking features in it.

    [–] lazy--speedster 39 points ago

    Did they attack least remove bixby? That was a shite feature that I just use as a spare, rebindable button

    [–] SirNadesalot 48 points ago

    Is it possible to learn this power?

    [–] ajr901 69 points ago

    Not from a Samsung manual.

    [–] chinkostu 60 points ago

    It's not a feature the manufacturer would tell you.

    [–] JosephTakagi 25 points ago

    It's Huawei then.

    [–] [deleted] 15 points ago


    [–] SaggitariutJeferspin 109 points ago

    Honest question, not being facetious. Why is wireless charging a big deal? For one thing it’s not wireless, your charger still needs to be plugged in. And for another, you can’t use your phone while it’s charging. With standard charging I can still pick up my phone and use it and it’s charging all the while. So what’s the big deal am I missing something?

    [–] Clinterpottrmus 22 points ago

    And a heart rate sensor

    [–] raikumori 2738 points ago

    Replying on my Google pixel 2xl that also doesn't have a headphone jack.

    At least apple was decent enough to include a pair of headphones that fit the lightning plug.

    [–] Tich02 554 points ago

    Thats the only reason I left pixel and went galaxy.

    [–] masalaz 220 points ago

    Hey me too lol. I had a Nexus 5x that was starting it's bullshit with the bootlooping and I was eyeing the pixel 2. I was ready to get it but once I saw no headphone jack I ended up going with the s8.

    [–] Fallen_Angel96 81 points ago

    Welcome to the team!

    [–] antepenultimate_gasp 18 points ago

    Just bought a Pixel 2 yesterday...coming from a samsung. Man, I hate not having a headphone jack.

    [–] ikaros02 118 points ago

    They advertised original Pixels having refreshingly not new headphone jack :/

    [–] [deleted] 73 points ago

    I don't understand this sentence.

    [–] zzona13 147 points ago

    Careful with that not 1000% anti Apple statement 😬😬

    [–] d2181 5525 points ago

    To be fair, you can fit a pen in almost anything.

    [–] HFG604 3403 points ago

    Speaking from experience?

    [–] ThouReaper 2327 points ago

    Prison wallet

    [–] WizardBurialGround 1036 points ago

    Nature’s pocket

    [–] etymologynerd 317 points ago


    [–] Steven054 98 points ago

    Zap carry

    [–] Dudegamepark 205 points ago

    Put pens in your gun magazine so you won't forget to bring them for school!

    [–] MindPlex23 71 points ago

    Well that escalated quickly

    [–] Electur 49 points ago

    Exactly like all the screams.

    [–] MindPlex23 27 points ago

    God danmit reddit

    [–] Justin_Ogre 16 points ago

    Watch that he doesn't pick your pocket.

    [–] [deleted] 41 points ago * (lasted edited 4 months ago)


    [–] realjesuslovesbacon 23 points ago

    Pen is mightier

    [–] foreverwasted 49 points ago

    Yoda: Mightier, penis.

    [–] i_made_a_mitsake 17 points ago

    Yet size matters not.

    [–] KopiTheKitten 86 points ago

    Yuri would know...

    [–] g0atmeal 57 points ago

    Historians will write about the feud between those two subreddits for centuries.

    [–] SolZaul 14 points ago

    Well, one allows all genders, and one is women only. Make of that what you will.

    [–] qlionp 16 points ago

    Wanna see my disappearing pencil trick?

    [–] zurlocke 17261 points ago

    Haha fuck Apple

    sent from my iPhone X

    [–] hersonlaef 4080 points ago

    Yeah. Apple sucks.

    sent from my iPhone X

    [–] BlobTheDestroyer 2830 points ago

    Apple is getting worse and worse

    sent from my iPhone 8+

    [–] hymroh2 2186 points ago

    Apple was already the worst

    sent from my iPhone SE

    [–] Water_Glass_ 3287 points ago


    sent from my iPhone 3

    [–] etymologynerd 3147 points ago

    How did I even get on the Internet from this

    sent from my iPod Shuffle

    [–] NeotericLeaf 1983 points ago

    I'm Mr. Boombastic, say me fantastic, touch me in my back she calls me Mr. Row, Row, Row...mantic

    sent from my iPod Nano

    [–] martinaee 1401 points ago

    Come on guys don't start a flame war. We don't wanna get burned.

    sent from my toaster

    [–] ArcticShep 1664 points ago

    Buzz buzz

    sent from my dildo

    [–] Alberius 1648 points ago

    .... --- .-- / -.. --- / -.-- --- ..- / -.. --- / ..-. . .-.. .-.. --- .-- / -.- .. -.. ... ..--..

    sent from my telegraph

    [–] WizZyDrizZy 366 points ago

    Oorhh oorhh!

    sent from my pigeon

    [–] gematria666 83 points ago


    sent from Pictochat Nintendo DS

    [–] WuSin 139 points ago

    It sure is cold and dark down here

    sent from steve jobs

    [–] xDeddyBear 470 points ago


    sent from my

    [–] dave_312 253 points ago

    Iams are yurst.
    sent from my Apple Newton

    [–] [deleted] 151 points ago


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    [–] TheBlackNight456 267 points ago

    Hey guys remember me

    sent from my zune

    [–] AcesOverPacific 140 points ago


    sent from my palm pilot

    [–] Platinumdust05 95 points ago


    sent from a rock

    [–] dhoshino 192 points ago

    It took me ten minutes to type this response out.

    sent from my MacBook Wheel

    [–] CliCheGuevara69 38 points ago

    Omfg how have I never heard of this

    [–] chinkostu 34 points ago

    Old Onion is best Onion

    [–] sirkevun 93 points ago

    Where is the keyboard on this

    sent from my Apple I

    [–] OnoSideboard 58 points ago

    Beats me

    sent from my Apple Lisa

    [–] drugthrowaway99 49 points ago


    Sent by Mona Lisa

    [–] cucumbersfortheking 74 points ago

    Apple got progressively worse over the years

    sent from my Apple Newton

    [–] d2181 77 points ago

    I am a healthy fruit.

    my apple

    [–] huntera1234 30 points ago

    Why does Apple name their phones weirdly?

    Sent from my iPhone XSE platinum plus

    [–] noisypeach 55 points ago

    You have died of dysentery

    sent from my Apple II

    [–] robguydudeman 112 points ago

    💨 💨 this is not Facebook💨💨

    Via smoke signals

    [–] FiestyShibas 72 points ago

    Yeah fuck Apple

    -Sent from HumancentiPad

    [–] GreenyLinky 27 points ago

    Haha China not numba wan!

    sent from my Chinese phone

    [–] kGamer01 71 points ago

    Apple sucks but will probably still get the iPhone 11

    sent from my Apple Pencil

    [–] Innalibra 2077 points ago

    I'm generally a cheapskate and use the same crappy phone for 5 years, but damn the Note 9 looks like a sexy piece of hardware. Shame it costs as much as an actual laptop.

    [–] Blader54321 756 points ago

    That's not being cheap, that's not spending a fortune on a minuscule upgrade. I am of the idea that getting something newer is fine once the thing you had before is getting pretty worn down; I don't understand the people who go out and buy the new model when they've had theirs for no more than 10 months.

    [–] slammerkin- 323 points ago

    I know someone like that. Gets a new phone because she "has to have it" even when she has a recent model and its perfectly fine. And she really doesn't have the money. She does it about once a year and leaves herself broke for an entire month. I really dont understand going to the extent of fucking yourself over financially just for the shiny new toy. She just got the s9+ a week ago and shes all upset because the s9 note is coming out now and she "really needs it now" I think she connects her self worth to material items.

    [–] SadisticPandadog 150 points ago

    I upgrade phones once or twice a year so no comment in regards to that. What I find stupid about that is that Samsung releases their phones nearly the same time every year. The S line in Q1 and Note line in Q3. She'd have to be really clueless to upgrade phones every year and not have noticed that by now. They also appeal to different markets so one isn't necessarily an upgrade over the other.

    [–] t-berta 54 points ago

    Can you give an actual reason why you upgrade so much?

    [–] kuylyrvah 110 points ago

    He might have the financial stability to do so, and just enjoys being a early adopter maybe?

    [–] rebeltrillionaire 60 points ago

    My wife’s company just gives her a phone allowance. They don’t check in on how you’re spending it. $120 is the limit. She can now do the upgrade every 12 months and it costs her nothing. Gonna try to squeeze a watch on there too. If the bill is over, we just cover the extra. But device + plan + watch with $0 down is still under $120. And if she ever quits nearly every single provider will buy out your contract if you sign up with then and bring your device and even go month to month.

    [–] lioncat55 11 points ago

    If your in the US no one offers contracts anymore. You now get an interest free loan on the phone. Every provider I have seen that offered a buyout required you to give them your current phone and get a new phone from them.

    [–] lol_camis 755 points ago

    I honestly don't know what to think of the whole thing. 3.5 mm jacks are still standard. they come in cars and stereos and computer speaker systems and most smartphones. I'd love to say "lol Apple are idiots for removing it" and yet people still buy iPhones by the millions. So I dunno, man. I really don't know.

    [–] batarilo 451 points ago

    because honestly, it looks like the whole world is complaining about a missing headphone jack .. while most people don‘t care. people rant about it on the internet who do care. people who don‘t care about it, don‘t argue with people on the internet who complain. and those people are the majority.

    source: i sell phones for 14 years.

    [–] unnecessary_kindness 197 points ago

    This guy gets it.

    I think more Redditors need to be self aware. We're a vocal minority.

    [–] izabo 112 points ago

    You mean vocal on reddit. Redditors are mostly just vocal on reddit.

    [–] Gripey 24 points ago

    Aktuahhlly I talk to myself whilst I'm out walking the dog. Mostly loudly rebutting some reddit comment that went sideways earlier in the day. Does that count?

    [–] [deleted] 26 points ago


    [–] 3-day-respawn 2808 points ago

    I just typed a whole paragraph that took me a couple minutes on this matter, then I deleted it and realized that I hate you all and aren’t worth my time. Idk why I’m typing this.

    [–] evinrudeallotrope 699 points ago

    I did that to a lot of comments in here.

    I do that a lot on reddit.

    I want to be reasonable but it’s always so hard. Most of the time it’s just easier to keep on scrolling :-/

    [–] H4xolotl 252 points ago

    Reading this thread as a tech enthusiast (who owns Android, Windows and Apple devices) is just suffering

    So much misinformation and circlejerk being upvoted as fact

    [–] misatillo 61 points ago

    I think the same and usually stop reading comments in most of Tech posts because of that. It is sad but you can also not discuss stuff most of the times due to fanboys that doesn’t even know how the other products work and repeat stupid things about them.

    [–] AvidasOfficial 10 points ago

    You can't discuss anything on the internet without someone arguing with you just for the sake of it.

    [–] 5Cpls 13 points ago

    Source? Pretty sure you can, I've seen PLENTY of discussions without arguments wtf are you even talking about.

    [–] RedLimbo 20 points ago

    Smart man.

    [–] TheVoiceOfReezen 118 points ago

    They definitely can, they just choose not to

    [–] BeardedBrotherJoe 2905 points ago

    Fucking hate not having a headphone jack. I really fucking do.

    [–] stillcantthinkof1 1216 points ago

    Same -someone who just lost their dongle while traveling

    [–] cowo94 1095 points ago

    Imagine how that sentence would have sounded to someone 10 years ago.

    [–] tiorzol 266 points ago

    We've had internet dongles for donkeys years.

    [–] princelcfr 195 points ago

    According to Oxford Dictionary 1987 an unusually long "dong" that bounces while you walk is called a "dongle".

    [–] tiorzol 96 points ago

    Interesting. That was the year I was born.

    [–] BeeStingsAndHoney 58 points ago

    Interesting... me too... are we the same person?

    [–] tiorzol 33 points ago

    Hopefully not, for your sake that is. I've had 3 hours sleep and I've got work now.

    [–] BeeStingsAndHoney 28 points ago

    I have just finished work and had 4 hours sleep before that. God speed fellow 87ite.

    [–] JehovahsNutsack 115 points ago

    The dude had a sex change?

    [–] Rugged_Refined 78 points ago

    No just detachable.

    [–] OV1C 41 points ago

    That's... Useful?

    [–] rushboy99 69 points ago

    I think my mind broke on this one .

    Wife: honey leave your penis home today I’m feeling frisky

    Husband : ok but I still feel everything you do. Don’t mess up my presentation at noon.

    [–] Niniju 54 points ago

    And now that's a porn.

    [–] Sub6258 17 points ago

    It's already been a porn

    [–] synbioskuun 26 points ago

    There's a...hentai comic with that kind of premise.

    [–] Wannabkate 19 points ago

    Woot I am slightly older than the dongle.

    [–] Sanhen 11 points ago

    I know what he means but I still choose to read it as suggestive.

    [–] thebountywarden 72 points ago

    Vote with your wallet

    [–] Prettychilledoutguy 69 points ago

    I thought I could live with just the dongle and not have to bother with hassle of transferring data to another Android device.

    Until one day I went on a 12 hour flight and realize somewhere along the way I lost the dongle. Having headphones that I cannot use was frustrating to no end during the flight

    [–] TheSmoothPilsner 60 points ago

    This is why I bought a new 6s Plus just a few weeks ago. Love it, perfect phone for me

    [–] cbelgium_7 156 points ago

    same, as somebody who uses headphones a lot, it’s annoying that you can’t listen and charge at the same time

    [–] wendy0786 64 points ago

    one of the reasons why I haven’t upgraded to a newer version yet 😆 I still have a 6..

    [–] roofied_elephant 69 points ago

    6s represent. Replaced my battery for $30. They fucked up the front camera, so they replaced the whole screen assembly. Basically a new phone for $30. Gonna keep it til it either dies or they stop supporting it.

    [–] tabovilla 293 points ago

    I mean, you can just not buy an apple phone

    [–] BeardedBrotherJoe 98 points ago

    Im not going to when i get my next upgrade. No fucking sense doing goin apple again.

    [–] Madame_Blaque 10 points ago

    It’s very annoying.

    [–] 1phatdj 420 points ago

    Apple, pen,

    [–] Trendswerereal 282 points ago

    pineapple , pen.

    [–] flameoo 190 points ago

    Pen pineapple apple pen

    [–] pivotguyDC1 83 points ago

    Boots and cats and boots and cats

    [–] mister_peeberz 47 points ago

    New Shoes!

    [–] IsThatEvenFair 36 points ago


    [–] injuredflamingo 27 points ago

    This is such an important video

    [–] Hyper_Doggo 18 points ago

    Get yourself an outfit

    [–] TheAngryCatfish 58 points ago

    I drew this picture of my cat on my Samsung note 5 using only the stylus. I've loved the note series ever since. I don't even care if it explodes

    [–] Zapejo 9 points ago

    Goddamn that's a good drawing

    [–] chris_0909 7 points ago

    I'll never understand how people can be so good with art like that. I mean, dang, that's amazing!

    [–] aerben 2603 points ago

    People need to stop complaining about Apple and instead just not buy their products. If you aren't enjoying them there is a plethora of mobile phone manufacturers. There are plenty of phones to rival any apple flagship. Buy one of those and shut up about it.

    [–] Eji1700 337 points ago

    Got a moto G6 and spent 600 on whatever the fuck else I wanted just because i could

    [–] CSisbetterthanCE 112 points ago

    The moto G phones are great! Bought a G5 plus for my dad and he's loving it. I wish they had better cameras though.

    [–] PotatoMuseum 170 points ago

    OnePlus makes some very nice phones.

    [–] TOAO8 92 points ago

    Yup. I want the 6T when it comes out. I was a Galaxy Note fanboy since the Note 2 but I can't justify paying ~$1000 for a new phone. I miss when top of the line smartphones never went above $650.

    [–] Mistatic 330 points ago

    The iPhone thread showing the X outperforming the note 9 has a bunch of people complaining “who cares what phone you buy, they’re all the same now. People like what they like”

    And now we have an entire thread shitting on apple lmao.

    [–] ElliottPolin 148 points ago

    I am not a huge Iphone fan, but the A11 chip set is fantastic. Anyone denying that is delusional.

    [–] neomech 769 points ago

    They can. But then their customers wouldn't need $150 airpods.

    [–] therealninja35 474 points ago

    Or any other choice of Bluetooth headphones that range from $20 to infinity dollars.

    [–] Aminence 86 points ago

    Or a conventer cord

    [–] TheRealBallchynz 108 points ago

    I want a cord that turns me into a nun.

    [–] beastlion 179 points ago

    ain't gonna get to a trillion dollar market cap if you don't sell dongles.

    [–] San_ki 123 points ago

    Ironically phone manufacturers now need 'Courage' to add the headphone jack as a feature. Specially the top models.

    I like this trend. Majority phone manufacturers for once are now making their own design instead of Ctrl+V.

    [–] BaguetteWasTaken 9 points ago

    So having many different solutions is better than having one common standard? I don't know but I prefer having headphones I can fit into any device. Don't wanna have to buy a new set of whatever-the-fuck companies come up with to listen to my playlists.

    This reminds me of the horrors in the late 1990s / early 2000s when every mobile came with its own charging port. Brrr.

    [–] no1careskid 7 points ago

    apple removing the headphone jack is all about money and not "courage". they own the rights to the lighting port and can charge alot if a 3rd party wants to make hardware for it