Apple gets trolled in front of 105,000 Buckeye fans in Ohio Stadium



Ohio State Buckeye fans took a shot at Apple during yesterday's game against Michigan State at Ohio Stadium. In the stands were 105,000 fans watching the 11th-ranked Buckeyes demolish the Spartans 48-3. Also taking a licking at the game yesterday was Apple, thanks to several students who were participating in a motivational stunt in the stands. These fans were holding up cards to create the letters that spell "OHIO." This is done to whip up the home crowd, which in turn gets the home team going.

Yesterday, when the fans were spelling out "OHIO," the letter "I" was replaced by "A[?]," making fun of a bug found on iOS 11.1. Every time the letter "I" was typed into a message, the autocorrect would suggest "A[?]." While Apple has since fixed the bug, it appears that Ohio State fans holding and turning the cards are still suffering from its effects.

Kudos to the Ohio State fans who came up with a hilarious stunt. You can watch the card stunt as it happened by clicking on the video at the top of this story. The clip shows the joke going down twice. The first time was in regular speed, and the second time was in slow motion which explains the monster-like vocals in the background.


source: WatchGame via TheVerge

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35 Comments

3. GreenMan

Posts: 2698; Member since: Nov 09, 2015

Trolling Apple never gets old...

4. Peacetoall unregistered

I wonder who may have paid them to troll apple

5. GreenMan

Posts: 2698; Member since: Nov 09, 2015

And America must have big foots in Area 51...

15. Phullofphil

Posts: 1830; Member since: Feb 10, 2009

Peace to all and green man. Nice same morons that troll all apple articals. Did you used to have a screen name of the miz that got banned I think.

8. EC112987

Posts: 1216; Member since: Nov 10, 2014

The more you post, the less intelligent your comments become. Mr. PeaceTroll

12. Paximos

Posts: 283; Member since: Jul 26, 2012

LOL, oh my!!

13. gamehead unregistered

Google or Samsung

17. Phullofphil

Posts: 1830; Member since: Feb 10, 2009

Nobody probably did. It’s common world problems and there students.

7. darkkjedii

Posts: 31597; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Too funny. This has not been a smooth iPhone/iOS launch for Apple at all.

11. Nopers unregistered

The new iPhone launch has been really smooth. No significant waits for units even on the ultra high end. iOS 11 has been wonky though. I think they might take it to an 11.4 update

18. Phullofphil

Posts: 1830; Member since: Feb 10, 2009

Why because 10 people complained out of 10 million.

29. Furbal unregistered

Ios 11 is one of the buggiest launches I've experiences(on my 7 and 8 plus). Closest in recent memory was marshmallows memory leak. Just tons of small errors in 11.

32. darkkjedii

Posts: 31597; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

IOS 8 is the only one I remember having as many little issues. They're not deal breakers, but they're there nonetheless.

36. Scott93274

Posts: 6040; Member since: Aug 06, 2013

Was that the one that prevented users from connecting to Wi-fi? That one actually annoyed the crap out of me at work because people kept complaining like it was my fault that they couldn't connect...

9. Xilam unregistered

That is so awesome. I love it.

10. mikehunta727 unregistered

Thats pretty nuts how influential Apple is

20. Hollowmost

Posts: 425; Member since: Oct 10, 2017

11 iOS got like 30 or more updates since initial release lol

24. jeroome86

Posts: 2314; Member since: Apr 12, 2012

No matter the platform you gotta smile about it sometimes. Good stuff.

26. lazarus_26

Posts: 39; Member since: Sep 29, 2014

I think some of the phonearena's trolls must be among them! BTW it was funny. This type of news show how much iPhone has impacted our society.

30. Michigan

Posts: 246; Member since: Nov 19, 2016

got all my friends using iOS talking about the 'i' 'A' autocorrect bug, en it was just weird.

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