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WSJ:The Top Five Product Flops of 2013-Can You Believe It? ObamaCare #4! LOL!
Wall Street Journal ^ | January 2, 2014 | Jim Jelter

Posted on 01/08/2014 8:08:02 PM PST by lbryce

For every hot product launch in 2013, there has also been a high-profile launch that was a miserable failure. MarketWatch's Jim Jelter takes a look at the top five of the flops.

(Excerpt) Read more at live.wsj.com ...


TOPICS: Extended News; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: blackberry; healthcaregov; obaadoesntcare; obamacarefailure; obamadeathcare
As I was watching the video, I was thinking that I would post it and then rhetorically ask, Where's ObamaCare? I nearly fell out of my chair when the failure of Number 4 turned out to be God's answer to my prayers!
1 posted on 01/08/2014 8:08:03 PM PST by lbryce
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To: lbryce
The list for the curious:

1: Wii U
2: Lululemon Yogapants
3: Blackberry Q10
4: Obamacare
5: HP Chrome 11 Laptop

2 posted on 01/08/2014 8:13:39 PM PST by MrShoop
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To: MrShoop
2: Lululemon Yogapant

Ah, yes. The see-through yoga pants.

People really should kept quiet about this one!

3 posted on 01/08/2014 8:18:41 PM PST by Drew68
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To: Drew68

ugh


4 posted on 01/08/2014 8:30:04 PM PST by GeronL (Extra Large Cheesy Over-Stuffed Hobbit)
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To: MrShoop

Any product with a name like Weee-Yooooo doesn’t quite ring right with me.


5 posted on 01/08/2014 8:38:19 PM PST by lbryce (Obama:The Worst is Yet To Come)
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To: GeronL; Drew68
ugh

Now look what ya done, Drew. You done gone and grossed out Geron. Tsk, tsk.

6 posted on 01/08/2014 8:47:26 PM PST by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: Drew68

Pictures? Or would they make me vomit?


7 posted on 01/08/2014 8:59:46 PM PST by VerySadAmerican (".....Barrack, and the horse Mohammed rode in on.")
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To: MrShoop

I hadn’t even heard of the first two, and already knew Blackbery was toast before this last attempt. The HP 11 reminded me of the really funny Microsoft ad on TV where the girl tries to hock her Chromebook but the “Pawn Stars” won’t give her squat for it because “it’s not a real laptop because it doesn’t have Office or Windows”.

So that really just leaves Obamacare, the all time weener and champeen looser...


8 posted on 01/08/2014 9:16:35 PM PST by bigbob (The best way to get a bad law repealed is to enforce it strictly. Abraham Lincoln)
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To: VerySadAmerican

Well I did read the stores had a policy of hiding or not stocking larger sizes to discourage er, certain body types from shopping there....


9 posted on 01/08/2014 9:30:20 PM PST by Kozak ("Send them back your fierce defiance! Stamp upon the cursed alliance! To arms, to arms in Dixie!)
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To: VerySadAmerican

http://www.crappystocks.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/lulu-see-thru-yoga-pants-1.jpg


10 posted on 01/08/2014 9:32:23 PM PST by Kozak ("Send them back your fierce defiance! Stamp upon the cursed alliance! To arms, to arms in Dixie!)
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To: MrShoop

Thank you for the list.

Why can’t they just give a list and then, if we want to spend 4 minutes watching a video, then we can do that.


11 posted on 01/09/2014 3:06:05 AM PST by Right Wing Assault
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To: MrShoop

Blackberry Q10 is on the list, but the Telsa is not? Q10 is nice and so is a Chomebook.


12 posted on 01/09/2014 3:36:29 AM PST by ExCTCitizen (2014theyearofdeadRINOs)
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To: MrShoop
2: Lululemon Yogapants

There are rules you know.

13 posted on 01/09/2014 7:24:14 AM PST by Carry_Okie (0-Care IS Medicaid; they'll pull a sheet over your head and take your home to pay for it.)
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To: Kozak

I’m glad about your post #9. I’d hate to see Moochelle in a pair of those.


14 posted on 01/09/2014 1:44:20 PM PST by VerySadAmerican (".....Barrack, and the horse Mohammed rode in on.")
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To: Kozak

On that chick they look good, on Michele not so much.


15 posted on 01/09/2014 1:48:21 PM PST by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: ExCTCitizen

The Chromebook was as very popular item but considered a failure not because of the product itself which was very highly regarded but because it was subject to a product recall as a result of chargers having exploded, burst into flames. The Chromebook is expected to be reintroduced once the problems are resolved.


16 posted on 01/09/2014 2:45:24 PM PST by lbryce (Obama:The Worst is Yet To Come)
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