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BOSE ORDERS EMPLOYEES TO REMOVE FLAGS FROM STORE ???
G. Gordon Liddy SHow | 4 April 2003

Posted on 04/04/2003 12:14:32 PM PST by 11th_VA

A caller to G. Gordon Liddy show today, said he was an employee of Bose (on his lunch break), and said BOSE corporate has ordered all flags, and flag related decorations taken down from all stores so as not to offend customers!!! Caller said one employee refused and quit.

Has anyone else heard about this???


TOPICS: Announcements; Foreign Affairs; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: bose; didnthappen; noevidence; oldglory; onthehomefront; rumor
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1 posted on 04/04/2003 12:14:32 PM PST by 11th_VA
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To: 11th_VA
Doesn't surprise me given Amr Bose is originally Egyption
2 posted on 04/04/2003 12:15:39 PM PST by Smedley
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To: Smedley
Post a link to some information on this issue so people can take action. Otherwise, it's just talk.
3 posted on 04/04/2003 12:19:05 PM PST by Righter-than-Rush
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To: Righter-than-Rush
I heard this today on G Gordon too.


G Gordon said 'put the flags back up. They can't fire you all'.
4 posted on 04/04/2003 12:20:22 PM PST by FrankOwens
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To: 11th_VA
Not 'til now. Some "hard copy" would come in handy tho'.
5 posted on 04/04/2003 12:20:38 PM PST by k2blader ("Mercy, detached from Justice, grows unmerciful." - C. S. Lewis)
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To: 11th_VA
taken down from all stores so as not to offend customers!!!

That IS definitely OFFENSIVE!

6 posted on 04/04/2003 12:20:46 PM PST by Mister Baredog ((They wanted to kill 50,000 of us on 9/11, we will never forget!))
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To: Smedley
Doesn't surprise me given Amr Bose is originally Egyption

Try Indian. His middle name is Gopal.

7 posted on 04/04/2003 12:22:18 PM PST by Pearls Before Swine
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To: 11th_VA
I hate Bose. Although they make decent products, they are quite overrated. Also, they are thuggish with their patent lawyers. All of their supposed "breakthroughs" and proprietary ideas are actually long known audio concepts. They either manage to get patents anyways (often happens) and/or they sue anyone into the ground, even if they (bose) are wrong.

Oh, and by the way, he is from Calcutta India.

8 posted on 04/04/2003 12:22:40 PM PST by Paradox
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To: Smedley
I believe Bose's father was from India, not Egypt.
9 posted on 04/04/2003 12:23:16 PM PST by caltrop
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To: 11th_VA
If true, the employee should have refused and not quit. Make them have the nerve to fire him/her.
10 posted on 04/04/2003 12:23:34 PM PST by Coop (God bless our troops!)
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To: 11th_VA
What stores does Bose have? I've never seen one.
11 posted on 04/04/2003 12:23:38 PM PST by Living Free in NH
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To: Righter-than-Rush
Contact Bose Corporation by Telephone Call: 1-800-WWW-BOSE (1-800-999-2673) or 1-508-766-1099 outside the U.S. and Canada. Please ask for extension W99. Regular hours of operation: Monday - Friday: 8:30 AM - 9:00 PM EST (13:30 - 04:00 GMT) Saturday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM EST (14:00 - 22:00 GMT) Sundays - CLOSED

LINK to BOSE

12 posted on 04/04/2003 12:23:38 PM PST by 11th_VA (Let's Roll)
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To: 11th_VA
You could call them and find out if it is true. Otherwise, it's hearsay.

Contact Bose Corporation by Telephone
Call: 1-800-WWW-BOSE (1-800-999-2673) or 1-508-766-1099

13 posted on 04/04/2003 12:23:54 PM PST by Cagey
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To: 11th_VA
This the Bose wave radio people Paul Harvey is always advertising? This'll make him come back off of vacation next week...
14 posted on 04/04/2003 12:24:25 PM PST by Corin Stormhands (Support Our Troops)
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To: 11th_VA
OMG ! Call PAUL HARVEY!!
15 posted on 04/04/2003 12:24:28 PM PST by Leroy S. Mort
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To: 11th_VA
I have worked and studied the Audio business, design, and manufacturing since the early 1970's.

BOSE SUCKS

16 posted on 04/04/2003 12:25:04 PM PST by bmwcyle (Semper Gumby - Always Flexable)
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To: 11th_VA
Hmmm. Seems like I heard something about the guy who started Bose (or maybe it was the guy who invented the technology) went to the Naval Academy.
17 posted on 04/04/2003 12:25:18 PM PST by holyscroller (Why are Liberal female media types always ugly to boot?)
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To: Leroy S. Mort
I'm sure ol' PH will give us "the rest....of the...story"
18 posted on 04/04/2003 12:25:51 PM PST by attyatlaw001
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To: 11th_VA
A caller to G. Gordon Liddy show today

Time to call Paul Harvey's staff in Chicago.
Bose product are big advertizers on his show.

My cousin, an electrial engineer who works for a sound/acoustic supply company,
says that real purists/acoustic engineers regard Bose products as over-priced/over-hyped
and trading on Bose's MIT connection.
I don't know if my cousin (otherwise a "regular guy") is being an elitist...
but he says that Bose gets routinely dissed at meetings of electrical engineers.

BUT...maybe this is just jealousy over the $$$$$ that Bose has probably made off his work.
19 posted on 04/04/2003 12:26:19 PM PST by VOA
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To: Pearls Before Swine
Yes, but remember, "Amr Bose is originally EgyptiOn" is standard encryptiAn for Indian.
20 posted on 04/04/2003 12:28:09 PM PST by bwteim (bwteim=Begin With The End In Mind)
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To: 11th_VA
I heard Bose pulled advertisements from the Rush Limbaugh show due to boycott threats from the liberal losers.
21 posted on 04/04/2003 12:28:46 PM PST by bigfootbob
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To: Coop
You don't get worker's comp if you quit.
22 posted on 04/04/2003 12:29:10 PM PST by sarasota
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To: Paradox
Over rated and way over priced
23 posted on 04/04/2003 12:29:32 PM PST by OldFriend (without the brave, there would be no land of the free)
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To: OldFriend
Can anyone guess where Bose is headquartered...People's Republic of Massachusetts.
24 posted on 04/04/2003 12:31:28 PM PST by dougiefresh
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To: VOA
Nope. Your cousin is correct.

Everything Bose makes is pure junk other than the Wave Radio.

It is the UNIVERSAL opinion of audiophiles (except for a handful of trolls) that Bose is junk.

They are the perpetrators of a brilliant marketing campaign and their market is people who don't know any better.

And it's not audio snobs who think that anything less than $5,000 speakers are junk; the point is there are speakers CHEAPER than Bose speakers from a variety of quality manufacturers like B & W, Paradigm, etc. that are CLEARLY superior to Bose.
25 posted on 04/04/2003 12:31:28 PM PST by John H K
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To: attyatlaw001
Now my paranoid mind is wondering if the G-Man runs opposite Paul Harvey. What a great psyops gambit..LOL!
26 posted on 04/04/2003 12:31:48 PM PST by Leroy S. Mort
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To: 11th_VA
Called the 800 number,got right through, and the man insisted he knew nothing about it.

Time to let them know we aren't about to stand for such anti american sentiment.

27 posted on 04/04/2003 12:32:58 PM PST by OldFriend (without the brave, there would be no land of the free)
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To: 11th_VA
After paying for a premium Bose stereo and hearing how crappy it sounds in my new car, I'll never buy anything Bose.
28 posted on 04/04/2003 12:33:16 PM PST by sigSEGV
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To: John H K
the point is there are speakers CHEAPER than Bose speakers from a variety of quality manufacturers like B & W, Paradigm, etc. that are CLEARLY superior to Bose.

So, in other words, Bose is kinda the APPLE of audio? (chuckles...)

29 posted on 04/04/2003 12:33:20 PM PST by Leroy S. Mort
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To: Leroy S. Mort
Paul Harvey? Heck, CALL RUSH!!!! He promotes these guys almost every day. Time to end that relationship.
30 posted on 04/04/2003 12:34:14 PM PST by shadowman99
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To: 11th_VA
Somebody better tell Rush. I guess they want the 20% of the market.
31 posted on 04/04/2003 12:34:41 PM PST by ampat
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To: VOA
Your cousin is correct, Bose is better at MARKETING than engineering. I am not saying all their stuff is crap, but most of it is vastly overpriced. Those tiny speakers they make? The drivers they use can be purchased for a few bucks. "Direct Reflecting", "Acoustic Waveguide", blah blah, its nothing new.

Now, compared to your average consumer electronics, Bose IS probably better, but not by the price. For the same price, you can get something that sounds alot better.

"No Highs, No Lows, must be BOSE"..

32 posted on 04/04/2003 12:35:20 PM PST by Paradox
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To: Corin Stormhands; rush
"...Bose wave radio..." ???

Rush....you hawk this product. Take a stand and say something! I'm a 24/7 sub...but not for long if you, "Big Guy", stay mum. I bought one of these last year. It's going back!

Mustang sends from "Malpaso" News.
33 posted on 04/04/2003 12:35:20 PM PST by Mustang (Evil Thrives When Good People Do Nothing!)
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To: 11th_VA
Blaupunkt has it all over Bose except in price. And I'm not so sure about that.
34 posted on 04/04/2003 12:36:43 PM PST by Just another Joe (FReeping can be addictive and helpful to your mental health)
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To: OldFriend
B.O.S.E.

Brazenly
Overpriced
Stereo
Eequipment

B.O.S.E.

35 posted on 04/04/2003 12:37:32 PM PST by rundy
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To: 11th_VA
Maybe BOSE wants to buy up all the unsold tickets to the Dixie Chicks concerts and make them available to its customers? How many of their remaining customers would want those tickets instead of an American flags? Stupid move.
36 posted on 04/04/2003 12:38:25 PM PST by Pharlap
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To: Paradox
I ordered a pair of Bose 901s in 1968 while still in Vietnam. Had to wait six months to pick them up, but my serial number is about 450. they're still my favorite speakers. They had cloth surrounds, so they never had to be repaired.
37 posted on 04/04/2003 12:38:41 PM PST by js1138
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To: 11th_VA
I must'a heard this 20 (twenty) years ago:

"No highs, no lows, must be a Bose".

38 posted on 04/04/2003 12:38:59 PM PST by muleskinner
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To: 11th_VA
Call and let them you are not amused if this is true.
39 posted on 04/04/2003 12:39:23 PM PST by OldFriend (without the brave, there would be no land of the free)
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To: bmwcyle
No highs, no lows..... you know the rest....

My worst moments are always when my well meaning church clients ask me for a Bose audio system for their church.
40 posted on 04/04/2003 12:39:44 PM PST by Archimedes2000
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To: sarasota
"You don't get worker's comp if you quit. Do you mean "unemployment"???
41 posted on 04/04/2003 12:41:51 PM PST by DeathfromBelow
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To: 11th_VA
Our local factory outlet has a Bose. I just called and the employee said he knew nothing about it and said he would be upset if it was true.

Sky
42 posted on 04/04/2003 12:43:07 PM PST by skyman
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To: Leroy S. Mort
One thing Bose accomplished was to catch on to the "tiny speakers" idea very early.

With speakers, men are interested in how they sound, and their wives are interested in how they look. And the wives always want little tiny invisible speakers that don't ruin their interior decorating.

Big speakers ALWAYS sound better than small speakers, given the same quality design and components. You CAN make very small speakers that sound pretty good if you really make a lot of effort.

But Bose didn't; they simply went for a marketing campaign instead, making cheaply made tiny-speakers and convincing the clueless that they sounded good.

"Bose Acoustimass: Better Profit Margins Through Shortcuts"

http://www.intellexual.net/boseframes.html

"The Bose FAQ"

http://home.earthlink.net/~busenitz/bs.html
43 posted on 04/04/2003 12:43:10 PM PST by John H K
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To: 11th_VA
Cambridge Sound Works makes damned fine speakers.
44 posted on 04/04/2003 12:44:50 PM PST by Redleg Duke (Stir the pot...don't let anything settle to the bottom where the lawyers can feed off of it!)
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To: OldFriend
Call and let them you are not amused if this is true.

I e-mailed their marketing department and asked for a response.

45 posted on 04/04/2003 12:46:40 PM PST by 11th_VA (Let's Roll)
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To: Leroy S. Mort
Name a hardware/software computer manufacturer that is superior to Apple. I'm especially interested in UI-responsiveness tests that demonstrate a higher target accuracy. Got any?


46 posted on 04/04/2003 12:47:50 PM PST by =Intervention= (so freaking sick of the lies...)
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To: 11th_VA
Bose = Crappy, unAmerican systems
48 posted on 04/04/2003 12:49:00 PM PST by The Toad
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To: John H K; Paradox; OldFriend
I am the classic uninformed consumer who would like a good sound system (mostly for classical, opera, early music) but doesn't have the time, interest, or technical knowledge to check things out carefully. The tiniest possible speakers consistent with good sound are essential (serious book proliferation problem and no spare floor space). Bose markets their small speakers very aggressively but I don't know where to begin comparision shopping. Recommendations?
49 posted on 04/04/2003 12:49:50 PM PST by sphinx
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To: holyscroller
Seems like I heard something about the guy who started Bose (or maybe it was the guy who invented the technology) went to the Naval Academy.

He is a graduate of MIT and at times teaches there.

50 posted on 04/04/2003 12:52:27 PM PST by Cagey
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