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  1. W Hoa's Avatar
    BlackBerry has fallen out of favor, but not with its fans

    Once known as Research in Motion, BlackBerry used to be on top of the smartphone world. The rise of Apple's iOS and Googles Android has taken its toll on the Canadian handset maker, but its die-hard fans remain loyal to the cause.

    During its launch event for the BlackBerry 10 operating system, the company emphasized its cult-like following, showing among other things, the editor of CrackBerry.com getting his haircut (he had pledged not to cut his hair until BlackBerry 10 arrived). While BlackBerry may not have the raw number of websites dedicated to it, CrackBerry is up there with the best dedicated company websites.

    The Guardian reported that Eric Schmidt, chairman of Google, is somewhat of a closet BlackBerry fan -- using the device over one powered by his companys Android operating system. Schmidt is a fan of BlackBerrys iconic QWERTY keyboard.

    Certainly, BlackBerrys cult status didnt save its stock from the tremendous drop it experienced over the last few years. Neither did it save the jobs of the companys former dual-CEOs, Jim Balsillie and Mike Lazaridis.

    But those investors who are banking on the companys new BlackBerry 10 phones must be hopeful that once loyal customers can be brought back into the companys fold.
    3 Companies With Cult Followings - AAPL, BBRY, WFM - Foolish Blogging Network
    03-27-13 01:59 PM
  2. CrackBerry Kevin's Avatar
    WooHoo!!

    I lead a cult!

    That's awesome. I guess people should be careful not to accept drinks from me??
    03-27-13 02:16 PM
  3. marlowe9810's Avatar
    Hi Kevin,

    It's great you are in NYC. You need to protect BBRY from misinformation and spread the religion. You will be canonized.
    tszasza likes this.
    03-27-13 02:19 PM
  4. sf49ers's Avatar
    I am not sure if there exists another exclusive fan website as big as CB, if not the biggest I am sure it is one of the biggest

    CB has what? 15 million hits?
    ghfred likes this.
    03-27-13 02:19 PM
  5. Camelhmpz's Avatar
    WooHoo!!

    I lead a cult!

    That's awesome. I guess people should be careful not to accept drinks from me??
    Yes sir you do.
    03-27-13 02:37 PM
  6. gordo51's Avatar
    Do we need a secret handshake?

    Posted via CB10
    03-27-13 02:38 PM
  7. jrohland's Avatar
    We meet in New York to plan the elimination of the non-believers. Then some blackberry Kool-Aid.
    Bobcat665 likes this.
    03-27-13 02:58 PM
  8. JBML007's Avatar
    Woooooooooooooooo

    Posted via CB10
    DJM626, H_O_Boomaye and bbqkid8 like this.
    03-27-13 03:01 PM
  9. dbmalloy's Avatar
    What is your command great leader!!!!!!
    anon(3896606) likes this.
    03-27-13 03:06 PM
  10. Deu2e's Avatar
    LOL @ "cult"

    I wouldn't use the term, but there is definitely a HUGE following!
    03-27-13 03:06 PM
  11. eragle's Avatar
    All hail Zoltan!


    *cheap "Dude Where's my car?" reference.
    BerryWizard and BaconMunch like this.
    03-27-13 03:20 PM
  12. peter9477's Avatar
    WooHoo!!

    I lead a cult!

    That's awesome. I guess people should be careful not to accept drinks from me??
    Where can I send the cheque? I just sold all my worldly possessions. Also, does the initiation hurt much?
    DawnMills likes this.
    03-27-13 03:46 PM
  13. amazinglygraceless's Avatar
    If you start babbling about comets and motherships I'm out.
    03-27-13 03:49 PM
  14. Azensun's Avatar
    WooHoo!!

    I lead a cult!

    That's awesome. I guess people should be careful not to accept drinks from me??
    I for one am glad I drank the CrackBerry orange Kool-Aid!
    03-27-13 03:51 PM
  15. BB_Bmore's Avatar
    CrackBerry is not a cult...its a religion!!! Mind and Soul-Blown!

    Sent from  using Tapatalk
    03-27-13 03:54 PM
  16. JBML007's Avatar
    Woooo............WOOOOOOOOOOO

    Posted via CB10
    03-27-13 03:59 PM
  17. Wilsonia Goldens's Avatar
    Do we need a secret handshake?
    Posted via CB10
    No! Just a middle finger salute to some of those analysts!
    03-27-13 04:05 PM
  18. Deppe's Avatar
    CrackBerry is not a cult...its a religion!!! Mind and Soul-Blown!

    Sent from  using Tapatalk
    Woho - no taxes!

    Sent from my Z10 using Tapatalk 2
    03-27-13 04:15 PM
  19. canuckvoip's Avatar
    03-27-13 04:17 PM
  20. FRG_RC's Avatar
    If you start babbling about comets and motherships I'm out.
    lol

    Well played sir, well played.
    03-27-13 04:18 PM
  21. JBML007's Avatar
    Fun an games gentlemen FUN AN GAMES

    WOO.

    Posted via CB10
    03-27-13 04:47 PM
  22. kill_9's Avatar
    WooHoo!!

    I lead a cult!

    That's awesome. I guess people should be careful not to accept drinks from me??
    You're more the David Koresh type than Jim Jones.

    Posted via CB10 from the BlackBerry Z10
    03-27-13 04:58 PM
  23. JBML007's Avatar
    You're more the David Koresh type than Jim Jones.

    Posted via CB10 from the BlackBerry Z10
    NOBODY leaves Michaluk Plantation.....

    Woo....HAHAAAAA...woooo!

    Posted via CB10
    03-27-13 05:05 PM
  24. geoffsdad's Avatar
    You can login any time you like, But you can never leave!!!!!!!!(Guitar Solo)
    03-27-13 05:07 PM
  25. Tre Lawrence's Avatar
    You're more the David Koresh type than Jim Jones.

    Posted via CB10 from the BlackBerry Z10
    So wrong LOL.
    03-27-13 05:07 PM
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