Here are the best stories about people randomly meeting Steve Jobs

Here are the best stories about people randomly meeting Steve Jobs
It’s been more than a year since the passing of Steve Jobs, the man that will forever be associated with Apple, the company he co-founded with Steve Wozniak, and that brought us the iPod, iPhone, iPad and will bring us who knows what in the future.

A lot has been said about Jobs. As a manager, as a detail-obsessed chief executive, as a Buddhist. He is often described to be brilliant, but also often said to be arrogant. This kind of polarizing opinions are the norm with Jobs, but truth is people talk about him. You could argue that many study him as an example of success.

He was not just an influential executive, he was also a person, though. And a person’s true nature probably best comes in unforced situations, with random people, short encounters when you are not obliged to be nice.

And that long introduction is all to say that an interesting thread has emerged on Quora of people who randomly met Steve Jobs sharing their experiences. And there is a lot of awesomeness there for those who are feeling nostalgic and have some time during the lazy Holidays to take a look. It’s all at the source below.

source: Quora



1. cripton805

Posts: 1485; Member since: Mar 18, 2012

Why did Steve always pose like such a sexy beast.

2. PhoneArenaUser

Posts: 5498; Member since: Aug 05, 2011

For me he doesn't look sexy... I like girls.

14. cripton805

Posts: 1485; Member since: Mar 18, 2012

You must be illiterate. I said he posed like a sexy beast. I didn't say he was a sexy beast. Same goes for the rest of the dummies that can't read.

15. PhoneArenaUser

Posts: 5498; Member since: Aug 05, 2011

"You must be illiterate." Sorry if something is wrong, English isn't my native language. "I didn't say he was a sexy beast." Since you are so "literate", could you show me please where in my comment #2 I say that you say that he is a sexy beast??? "I said he posed like a sexy beast." So you don't say that he is a sexy beast but you still think that he pose like a sexy beast... Interesting logic...

16. SkOne

Posts: 105; Member since: May 02, 2012

SERVED!!!!! ^^^^^

18. cripton805

Posts: 1485; Member since: Mar 18, 2012

You said you didn't think he was sexy and that you like girls. So I took that as an answer to the question I asked on the first sentence. Which was joke and the answer was obviously a direct statement to where it would mean I was attracted to another male. At least have the balls to admit that it was a mistake and misunderstood. Having a beastly sexy pose is way different than saying I think he is physically sexy... Way way different. And I don't know what to say if you can't easily process that.

19. serious9010

Posts: 254; Member since: Jul 20, 2012

cripton got owned

3. Nathan_ingx

Posts: 4769; Member since: Mar 07, 2012

"Beast" he!

6. Nadr1212

Posts: 741; Member since: Sep 22, 2012

Hey guys, sorry I didn't comment 4 so long, I was on a trip and I forgot my iPad, plus there wasn't any kind of computer near my trip So anyways, where are those funny stories? U should post them ON the page, not just a link

9. darkkjedii

Posts: 30974; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

They thumbed u down just cuz u mentioned an iPad. People should grow up.


Posts: 2315; Member since: Jul 30, 2011

In all fairness, there's enough iProduct placement on here already. So he went on a trip and forget his wiFiPad, boooooooooo-hooooooooooo....

17. darac

Posts: 2156; Member since: Oct 17, 2011

Hey didn't you heard? There's a thing called "smartphone". It can surf the internet over cellular network or Wi-Fi can even post comments with it. Actually there's also a thing called "feature phone ", most of which can do that also.

22. nvrhde

Posts: 77; Member since: Nov 10, 2012

Sorry we are not working for you anymore

7. ajac09

Posts: 1482; Member since: Sep 30, 2009

He reminds me of sheldon if sheldon was lame

4. cripton805

Posts: 1485; Member since: Mar 18, 2012

Cmon now, we don't see any other CEOs posing like that except for the Papa Murphys dude always trying to be badass.

5. neutralguy

Posts: 1152; Member since: Apr 30, 2012

He's a genius in terms of marketing and design. Apple's success is because of his marketing strategies + Steve Wozniak's knowledge in technology + great engineers.


Posts: 2315; Member since: Jul 30, 2011

That whole article made me iNauseous and it couldn't have come at a worse time; I've suddenly lost my appetite for Thanksgiving Day turkey and have a sudden urge to boil apples and have Apple Tea Colonics instead. Funny story, in the same vein, I once met a homeless man in the subway who told me about a Drag Queen he used to date a guy/girl who worked as a male escort before going into "show business" in the early 90's. One day he got a call from his agency's "escort" booker who told him he had a gig in a town house in the East 60's for a dinner party from 8pm to 11am the next day and that he would be providing "escort" services for some very important people. The homeless guy told me that according to his ex, the party was a festive soireé and that the party's theme was white lace and come as your favorite fruit. According to the ex there was some kinky stuff that went on that night and that the party went on until about 3pm the next afternoon. According to the ex, once the party was over the guests (all covered in their fruity costumes) left the town house and on their way out they saw a man leaving the town house next door getting into a cab with wearing a dress made out of apple cores. Apparently, the man in the apple cores dress was given the wrong address and spent the night erroneously at the wrong mansion. What his ex did recall was that as the man was getting into the cab he told the driver that he was in a rush to get to the airport because he was late for his flight to a place called Cup Torino (obviously, what the drag queen misheard was Cupertino) and he also asked the driver if he had wi-fi in the cab. Of course, being the early 90's, the driver was dumbfounded and asked, "why fri what, are you hungry?" All the evidence pointed to that fact that this disoriented lost man in the Apple cores dress, erroneously working the wrong town house and late for his flight whilst craving wi-fi might have been Steve Jobs (or a close relative). And to all, a Very Happy iThanksgiving (gobble, gobble ang iGobble)!!

12. Cynipap999

Posts: 138; Member since: Nov 15, 2012

funny as hell man! +1

21. Victor.H

Posts: 1056; Member since: May 27, 2011

True story bro.

11. tedkord

Posts: 17320; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

I enjoyed some of the stories. The dead car tale was cute, though it didn't really show Jobs in a particularly good light (his wife sounded like a saint, though) . I also liked the story of the Apple employee who emailed him.

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