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  1. anon(4067838)'s Avatar
    So they deleted the thread I created about the priv.

    So dc2000 was correct. The marketing date was the 23rd because they would release the official name.

    http://n4bb.com/blackberry-venice-of...ackberry-priv/

    "Weve reached out to a couple of contacts ourselves and have confirmed this will be the official name BlackBerry goes with"

    Posted via the CrackBerry App for Android
    I noticed that, and wonder why? So I guess a lot of people here owe him a big apology?? Too many a... holes gave him a hard time over the information he provided. Definitely wasn't deserved.

     Posted by Passport, BlackBerry's Beast 
    will308 likes this.
    09-24-15 12:56 AM
  2. buwee's Avatar
    If true, BlackBerry must be getting the dumbest MFr's on the planet to do focus groups, and they deserve to go out of business.

    Posted via Z30
    I don't agree with much of what you post but I absolutely agree with you this time! "Priv" LMFAO
    09-24-15 01:02 AM
  3. sayf777's Avatar
    But not generic enough to stop Nvidia suing.
    Is patenting law so stupid as to patent a word in the dictionary?

    I understand there would be a issue if it's called BlackBerry Nvidia Shield (which obviously it won't) but how can there be an issue of calling it BlackBerry Shield since it boots up with the image of a android robot with a Shield.

    Posted via CB10
    09-24-15 01:14 AM
  4. Wrec's Avatar
    It's homage to PRem IVatsa

    Passport OS 10.3.2.2639
    09-24-15 01:21 AM
  5. sayf777's Avatar
    BlackBerry private and BlackBerry privacy wouldn't have sounded that good either (btr then prive though), so BlackBerry priv it is:/ I guess they didn't go with BlackBerry secure or security since that would've put an even bigger target for rooting lol and would've been an even huger pr disaster. "BlackBerry Secure/Security rooted within hours of release."

    Posted via CB10
    09-24-15 01:26 AM
  6. Jakob Greve's Avatar
    This most be like the worst idea ever. Image if something similar to bendgate blows up (or screentearing) the jokes about sliding private parts will be endless. Why not just stick with Venice. RIM should replace their marketing team or just not add a new one. - These guys clearly aint worth a penny.
    EuthanasiaUK likes this.
    09-24-15 01:33 AM
  7. guygardner73's Avatar
    BlackBerry Coup is better. Or BlackBerry Vanguard!

    PassportSQW100-1/10.3.1.2576 O2 UK
    09-24-15 01:35 AM
  8. graylingboy's Avatar
    Priv, eh?........ uhmm, shortened version of Privy, as in outside toilet. Yeah nice work guys. Or how about, the BlackBerry 'Khazi'? That will have them flying off the shelves.

    Posted via CB10
    09-24-15 01:36 AM
  9. cgk's Avatar
    the PR 1v ? seriously the privy in the UK is the toilet
    I was about to post the same thing - Who wants to buy a phone named after a slang word for the toilet?
    09-24-15 01:47 AM
  10. ayngling's Avatar
    Oh God, please no. Not "priv".
    EuthanasiaUK likes this.
    09-24-15 02:02 AM
  11. anon(9186565)'s Avatar
    If you have to explain the pronunciation of a product name, then it's the wrong name.

    And I'm not the only one who thinks about not buying this phone if it's called this way.
    Just imagine the scene:
    "Hey bluglad, wow nice phone, is it new?"
    "Hey bro. Yes, it's the new BlackBerry Priv."
    "Pri-what?"
    "Priv."
    "Dude, are you ok? Do you have a stroke?"

    Posted via CB10

    EDIT: lol WT44 had a similar thought at the same time. :-D
    WT44 and AnimalPak200 like this.
    09-24-15 02:08 AM
  12. Lobwedgephil's Avatar
    That an iPhone 6S, nope. An S6, nope? What is it?

    It's a Priv.

    Noooooo, horrible.
    09-24-15 02:08 AM
  13. Maxxberry's Avatar
    Bad name. Bad. Do-over!
    WT44 and MO3iusONE like this.
    09-24-15 02:18 AM
  14. crackberry_geek's Avatar
    Stupidest name ever... fitting climax to the end of BlackBerry as we know it. Thanks Chairman Chen!

    Posted via CB10
    WT44 and EuthanasiaUK like this.
    09-24-15 02:22 AM
  15. early2bed's Avatar
    "The name is Bond… James Bond… The car is an Aston Martin… The phone is a BlackBerry Priv.
    LazyEvul, WT44 and EuthanasiaUK like this.
    09-24-15 02:22 AM
  16. SamCritch's Avatar
    This advert was at the bottom of the page... anything to do with the new Privy?BlackBerry Priv?-screen-shot-2015-09-24-09.32.55.png
    09-24-15 02:37 AM
  17. Superfly_FR's Avatar
    Hrmm... Not a fan of BlackBerry Priv.
    Digging into it.... maybe it's not too late for them to change if true!
    Ask either for an additional "", to spread some style OR a number suffix (which would be logical regarding naming conventions) like in PRIV8 !

    edit: As for the Avenger ... still a rumor, isn't it ?
    MO3iusONE likes this.
    09-24-15 02:49 AM
  18. Phoenix88's Avatar
    They must be joking......!

    Posted via CB10
    WT44 and EuthanasiaUK like this.
    09-24-15 03:44 AM
  19. MC_A_DOT's Avatar
    BlackBerry 'Priv'ate

    Still sounds stupid.
    WT44 likes this.
    09-24-15 03:50 AM
  20. devin266's Avatar
    I hope they haven't

    Posted via CB10
    WT44 likes this.
    09-24-15 03:54 AM
  21. tomsobon's Avatar
    This is pure comedy now!

    No matter how hard they try, theses guys ALWAYS have to fck something up!!

    WT44 and EuthanasiaUK like this.
    09-24-15 03:56 AM
  22. CrackberryQ's Avatar
    You guys sure it's not priv as in "priveh" as in private in French? That would be a classy name.

    Posted via CB10
    Superfly_FR likes this.
    09-24-15 03:59 AM
  23. Doggerz's Avatar
    I'm offended by this name. I'm so angry that a phone I've wanted since the Torch is going to be named after a British Latrine.


    Z30STA100-5 / 10.3.2.2639 / T-Mobile USA
    WT44 and EuthanasiaUK like this.
    09-24-15 04:02 AM
  24. 7onZ's Avatar
    This slider phone had put up some roller coaster of emotions since the leaks! I can't even stop laughing from these comments!

    It turns out this is the legit name since Crackberry already changed the BLackberry 'Slider" category to ... you now "Priv"

    I can already hear someone will say "Your Priv is wide", "Never thought your Priv can get any longer when you go for the hard keys"

    Blackberry takes so much pride of this phone to more "Private", but wait until one hacker get his hands on this. Hackers gonna Hack
    09-24-15 04:03 AM
  25. Doggerz's Avatar
    Stupidest name ever... fitting climax to the end of BlackBerry as we know it. Thanks Chairman Chen!

    Posted via CB10
    I'm waiting for him to pop out of a cake and scream that we've been Chenned!!

    Z30STA100-5 / 10.3.2.2639 / T-Mobile USA
    ayngling likes this.
    09-24-15 04:04 AM
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