A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

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Entry from July 26, 2012
CRAAPL (crap + Apple Inc. or AAPL)

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ symbol AAPL) is a computer electronics company; there are about 400 Apple stores worldwide. The AAPL nickname of “CRAAPL” or “crAAPL” (crap + Apple/AAPL, pronounced “crapple”) is a derogatory nickname used by those who don’t like the company or the value of its stock. The nickname “CRAAPL” has been cited in print since at least April 2002.
 
   
Wikipedia: Apple Inc.
Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL; formerly Apple Computer, Inc.) is an American multinational corporation that designs and sells consumer electronics, computer software, and personal computers. The company’s best-known hardware products are the Macintosh line of computers, the iPod, the iPhone and the iPad. Its software includes the Mac OS X operating system; the iTunes media browser; the iLife suite of multimedia and creativity software; the iWork suite of productivity software; Aperture, a professional photography package; Final Cut Studio, a suite of professional audio and film-industry software products; Logic Studio, a suite of music production tools; the Safari web browser; and iOS, a mobile operating system. Apple is the world’s third-largest mobile phone maker after Samsung Electronics and Nokia.
       
Google Groups: rec.outdoors.fishing.fly
(unknown)
4/23/02
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Heck, if you can’t even sign your own name yet, you might wanna ask for a refund…and having stock in ol’ Down-The-Crapper Amalgamated Fruit Computer Company (NASDAQ symbol CRAAPL) doesn’t give you “off-shore accounts,” just off-shore, er,  deposits…heck, just keep trying there, Steve,
and sooner or later, you might figure it out…new tutors, perhaps…
 
Google Groups: Finance:Apple Inc.
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12/20/06
they should change the ticker to CRAAPL,  this is the stupidest stockever.
   
The Slope of Hope with Tim Knight
Monday, July 02, 2007
The 7/4 Push
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COMMENTS
JakeGint said…
Tim,
Don’t look now, but Trading Goddess is trying to one up you on the i-Phone hype-o-rama CrAAPL veteran spotting. She’s got The Woz in his full Burl Ivesian Bear-like glory on her blog.
2:44 PM
           
People and Picks
JoeJustJoe’s Blog : Wuz the crAAPL teleconference setup to git the MoBros to WOOHOO?
February 16, 2012
Whenst ya look at the “effectiveness” ov the MoBros…sumtimes ya jist gotsta wunder if the CEO’s ov America’s GRRRREATEST companies (many ovem who come heeeya speficically to see what I gotsta say ...as you all “know”) use “the power ova MoBro WOOHOO” to thur own advantage. Wuz the crAAPL teleconference thru the Evil Empire ov GS specifically Tymed to git the MoBros to WOOHOO (and git on da horn to the Lemiing Newsletter subs screaming BUY!
 
People and Picks
JoeJustJoe’s Blog: Let’s play “the crAAPL” game
April 12, 2012
Now that we gots an anal-yst upgrade on crAAPL…let’s try n guess how fer it’ll hasta drop befo the MoBros go “completely” silent. I say $525.
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COMMENTS
jacobski
April 13, 2012 09:41
You sending beer to the weiner of the crAAPLe predickshun?
 
Zero Hedge
CRAAPL
Submitted by Tyler Durden on 05/15/2012 15:18 -0400
Presented without comment as the iconic tech firm of our time loses the somewhat satanic $555 lows of pre-earnings taking the firm back to two-month lows and dragging the rest of the market with it…

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