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Still Expensive? Sucker Edition? Let these funny tweets reveal the iPhone SE's "true" identity!

Still Expensive? Sucker Edition? Let these funny tweets reveal the iPhone SE's
If you ask us, Apple's Monday keynote was as solid as any other. But the Twitter hive mind wasn't particularly impressed with the 4-inch iPhone's return ceremony. The #iPhoneSE hash tag reads like a singular stream of media articles and user-generated "meh"-s, at times scathing, at other times entertaining. More than anything, social media users were enamored, so to say, by the handset's name. iPhone SE – what does that stand for?

Well, Apple's marketing officer, Phil Schiller, did eventually step up and expose the abbreviation as "Special Edition" – fair enough! But before that happened, Apple left Twitter users plenty of time to exercise their imagination in coming up with the wildest of guesses as for the meaning of SE. And in true Internet anonimity fashion, most of them are less than flattering.

Check out some of their propositions, peppered with a bit of general iPhone-related Twitter buffoonery for good measure!

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posted on 23 Mar 2016, 09:41 12

1. Adreno (banned) (Posts: 755; Member since: 12 Mar 2016)


Those tweets aren't even that funny. Users comments here were ass-kicking funny: Sheep Edition, Squint Edition, Same Extortion...

LMFAO

posted on 23 Mar 2016, 10:02 5

6. S-R-K (banned) (Posts: 304; Member since: 15 Mar 2016)


Lmfao
Sluty Edition
Stupid Edition
Sex Edition

posted on 23 Mar 2016, 10:12 3

8. Wiencon (Posts: 1770; Member since: 06 Aug 2014)


You guys both have terrible sense of humor

posted on 23 Mar 2016, 10:44 3

19. Adreno (banned) (Posts: 755; Member since: 12 Mar 2016)


@Wiencon

I do not suport those tweets nor those users' comments about iPhone SE meaning. That's why I personally do not post it, in order not to offend anyone.

My opinion about the "SE" was Sacrosanct Edition.

I just laugh off the sacarsm of those users comment I quoted.

posted on 23 Mar 2016, 10:16 1

10. 87186 (Posts: 260; Member since: 01 Aug 2014)


swing and a miss

posted on 23 Mar 2016, 13:24 4

32. lyndon420 (Posts: 3852; Member since: 11 Jul 2012)


I think you are the only one who finds your examples funny. Sometimes less is more...maybe try taking that approach the next time you have an urge to comment :)

posted on 23 Mar 2016, 13:39 2

35. sgodsell (Posts: 3235; Member since: 16 Mar 2013)


Is that why 7 users up voted him. Lyndon420 Zero votes. ;-)

posted on 23 Mar 2016, 16:36 1

39. miket1737 (Posts: 2367; Member since: 17 Mar 2013)


I guess this would be funny if I was 12-13 again. Smh

Here I got a much better one, Sucker Edition lol

posted on 23 Mar 2016, 21:02

42. miket1737 (Posts: 2367; Member since: 17 Mar 2013)


I actually didn't even see sucker edition at the end of the article title lol smh

posted on 23 Mar 2016, 10:34

15. zeeBomb (Posts: 1785; Member since: 14 Aug 2014)


Austin's tweet speaks da truth tho. If you think about it, that first slide about the environment basically foreshadowed the SE's design!

posted on 23 Mar 2016, 09:41

2. refillable (Posts: 1045; Member since: 10 Mar 2014)


Some of them are ridiculous, stupid and laughable. But some of them are also true.

posted on 23 Mar 2016, 09:58 1

3. Wiencon (Posts: 1770; Member since: 06 Aug 2014)


Screw Europe

posted on 23 Mar 2016, 10:01

5. S-R-K (banned) (Posts: 304; Member since: 15 Mar 2016)


What do you mean? UK is pathetic EU.

posted on 23 Mar 2016, 10:35 1

16. ibend (Posts: 3533; Member since: 30 Sep 2014)


well, since this phone isnt really cheap on EU

posted on 23 Mar 2016, 09:59 2

4. S-R-K (banned) (Posts: 304; Member since: 15 Mar 2016)


Rotflmfao, even PA is calling it the iSucker Edition.

posted on 23 Mar 2016, 10:35

17. GreenMan (Posts: 923; Member since: 09 Nov 2015)


@S-R-K

No lad, They're throwing a bone to the dogs... Some really grouchy hounds... Who also happen to be patriotic and overly enthusiastic about their MASTERS...

I'm just a humble tree who is taking a back seat and enjoying the pups...

posted on 23 Mar 2016, 10:07

7. Joosty (Posts: 113; Member since: 14 Mar 2013)


Still going to sell millions. Just shows how loyal Apple consumers are.

posted on 23 Mar 2016, 10:15 1

9. darkkjedii (Posts: 19769; Member since: 05 Feb 2011)


Sales Excellently.

posted on 23 Mar 2016, 10:45 12

20. willard12 (Posts: 1528; Member since: 04 Jul 2012)


*sells*

Slightly Educated

posted on 23 Mar 2016, 12:15 2

28. S-R-K (banned) (Posts: 304; Member since: 15 Mar 2016)


What a dumbass he is.

He goes correcting others English, when his not perfect himself.

Lmfao.

posted on 23 Mar 2016, 19:14

40. gaming64 (Posts: 234; Member since: 22 Mar 2016)


Savage

posted on 23 Mar 2016, 10:20 5

11. Trakker (Posts: 283; Member since: 11 Feb 2016)


This version must really suck eggs if even PA seem to be making fun of an Apple product.

posted on 23 Mar 2016, 10:28

13. GreenMan (Posts: 923; Member since: 09 Nov 2015)


@Trakker So you're basically implying that PA is biased?

Why I'm in PA comment section? Because it one of the most unbiased smartphone blog, they've a sense of humour and don't ban you even if you use a certain inappropriate F word... Not that I like to use that word, not at all... But that explains their open minded attitude...!

posted on 23 Mar 2016, 10:32 3

14. ibend (Posts: 3533; Member since: 30 Sep 2014)


well.. read how they praise this phone onhttp://www.phonearena.com/news/PhoneArena-authors-thoughts-on-the-Apple-iPhone-SE_id79555
lol

posted on 23 Mar 2016, 10:49 2

21. Adreno (banned) (Posts: 755; Member since: 12 Mar 2016)


Especially Peter K's opinion.

posted on 23 Mar 2016, 10:22 1

12. GreenMan (Posts: 923; Member since: 09 Nov 2015)


Trust me when I tell you that these comments are the brain child of those individuals who can't afford it...
When we can't possess something, we save our dignity by saying:
GRAPES ARE SOUR...

posted on 23 Mar 2016, 10:37 5

18. VZWuser76 (Posts: 3782; Member since: 04 Mar 2010)


You do know that there are people who dont like the iPhone, AND can afford it right? And besides, this one is $399 off contract, if they can't afford that there isn't much they can afford. But that whole "They're just jealous because theyre poor" rationale if anything sounds like the words of an elitist douche.

BTW, I personally like #2 the best. And by that I meant tweet #2, not the bodily function, for any of you with your minds in the gutter.

posted on 23 Mar 2016, 11:26

24. GreenMan (Posts: 923; Member since: 09 Nov 2015)


@VZWuser76 So, in your definition, buying an iPhone is akin of having the head in a gutter?

You interest me, lad...

BTW, I'm a Nexus User. Basically an Android Purest and also have Windows Phone. Have had everything in the past. Blackberry, Nokia Symbian and even a Motorola. Never had an iPhone so I'm thinking of getting one...
As you can see, I'm not a FAN BOY. Far from it, in fact...

One must avoid Fan Boys as these individuals tend to have twisted minds and tend to be hell bent on a certain brand...
In my definition, they're mentally ill people who are in desperate need of treatment... And have my deep sympathies...

posted on 23 Mar 2016, 12:02

26. natypes (Posts: 1079; Member since: 02 Feb 2015)


Or they have tried other brands and have a preference???

posted on 23 Mar 2016, 13:26

33. VZWuser76 (Posts: 3782; Member since: 04 Mar 2010)


You completely missed the joke. I said my favorite tweet of the ones in the article was number two. By saying I like number 2 the best, I thought some people would use that as an opening to say he likes number two (which is slang for poop) the best, which is why I added the clarification.

My statement had nothing to do with the iPhone itself, but the tweet #2 saying Apple says 4 inches is OK. It was clever, that's all.

What I did take issue with in your statement is that the only reason someone can dislike the iPhone is because they can't afford it. I actually picked up two devices last year, both at full price. I picked up the Nexus 6p because I'd never had a Nexus phone, and I picked up the Droid Turbo 2 to use during work. I could've easily picked up an iPhone or two for that matter, but in using my nephew's over various family functions, I just don't like the UI, and I'm not a fan of the company's business practices either. So what I'm saying is to dismiss people's issues with something as jealousy due to their financial status is an elitist way of thinking.

posted on 23 Mar 2016, 14:27

36. sgodsell (Posts: 3235; Member since: 16 Mar 2013)


If you only want a non expandable 16 gb iPhone then it's not too bad for an Apple device. However when I see the competition offer more starting storage or at least an option for expandable storage, then it's not a good deal at all. The thing is with iOS 9.3 which has grown. Not to mention a 4k camera, and app sizes have grown. 16 gb is a disgrace, so users have to add an additional $100 USD in order to make this iPhone useful. So it's now $500 USD. In Europe it is 500 euros, and Canada it is $580 CAD, and that is the 16 gb version. It's not that I can't afford it. I feel it is not worth my money, especially when there are other devices that offer and can do more.

posted on 23 Mar 2016, 10:52 2

22. gskelter (Posts: 4; Member since: 23 Mar 2016)


lol. I dunno why apple fans always throw the 'you cannot afford it' comment.
you guys really feel special and rich for owning an iphone? because that's stupid....even for an apple fan.

posted on 23 Mar 2016, 11:13

23. GreenMan (Posts: 923; Member since: 09 Nov 2015)


Well, a $400 phone isn't exactly cheap for most people...

And needless to say, iPhone cost an arm and a leg in some countries notably India and Eastern Countries like China, Singapore, Indonesia and Hong Kong etc...

Not everyone lives in the West, I'm afraid...

posted on 23 Mar 2016, 12:02 1

27. natypes (Posts: 1079; Member since: 02 Feb 2015)


And sometimes a kidney and in some places a baby. It's quite expensive in some places.....

posted on 23 Mar 2016, 13:30 1

34. VZWuser76 (Posts: 3782; Member since: 04 Mar 2010)


No one is saying it isn't too expensive for some people. But to say that the only reason they don't like it is because of price is not correct either. I've used Apple devices and I'm not a fan of the UI. But according to your earlier statement, I'm just jealous because I can't afford it, which is far from the truth.

posted on 23 Mar 2016, 11:27 4

25. dmomintz (Posts: 18; Member since: 21 Jan 2016)


It stands for Suckers Everywhere lol

posted on 23 Mar 2016, 12:31 1

29. natypes (Posts: 1079; Member since: 02 Feb 2015)


It stands for Senior Edition since that's who will be buying it mostly.

posted on 23 Mar 2016, 12:37 1

30. irossdrummer (Posts: 100; Member since: 17 Jan 2015)


Same as Earlier

posted on 23 Mar 2016, 13:08

31. darkkjedii (Posts: 19769; Member since: 05 Feb 2011)


Sexy Edition. The 5/S was the best looking iPhone to me, glad to see it get beefed up.

posted on 23 Mar 2016, 14:37

37. lakeswolf (Posts: 9; Member since: 22 Feb 2016)


Similiar edition

posted on 23 Mar 2016, 15:29

38. SIGPRO (Posts: 1376; Member since: 03 Oct 2012)


SCR@PPLE EDITION!

posted on 23 Mar 2016, 19:16

41. gaming64 (Posts: 234; Member since: 22 Mar 2016)


Ah yes, Twitter. Where all comments from ignorant people come from. Kanye must be proud.

posted on 23 Mar 2016, 21:03

43. Chuck007 (Posts: 1040; Member since: 02 Mar 2014)


s**t Edition
Super Edition
Stale Edition
Stupid Edition
Small Edition
Special Edition

What what it really stands for lol

posted on 03 Apr 2016, 06:02

44. SirVapeAlot (Posts: 1; Member since: 03 Apr 2016)


IPhone SE = SUCKS EVERYTIME

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