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  1. pezman726's Avatar
    [CODE]MIME-Version: 1.0
    From: **********<********@gmail.com>
    Date: Thu, 11 Jul 2013 13:23:04 -0400
    Delivered-To: ***********@gmail.com
    Subject: Lumia 1020 announcement
    To: stephen.elop@nokia.com

    Dear Mr. Elop,

    I was watching your press conference earlier today with excitement about
    the new Lumia 1020 phone. Then when I heard that it would be released on
    July 26th I thought, hey that would be an amazing birthday present!!

    I already bought a Lumia 920 that I use all the time, but I will be in
    contract for another year and a half. I love the 920, but I still however
    find myself taking out my old Kodak 5mp camera to take pictures. While the
    Lumia excels in low light, it can't compete with the zoom on the Kodak.
    The 1020 would change all that!

    So, I humbly (or not so humbly) ask that for my 30th birthday, Nokia send
    me a new Lumia 1020. That way I will always have the best shot of my most
    precious photography subject (see attached picture)

    And if you can't do that, at least keep making the best, most innovative
    smartphones available. I have already had multiple co-workers make the
    switch to the 920 and 928 because of my showing off of my own 920!

    Thanks and keep up the great work!


    Sent from my Windows Phone

    I included a picture of my child in the email!

    Late last night I got a reply!

    [CODE]Delivered-To: *********@gmail.com
    Return-Path: <stephen.elop@nokia.com>

    Fri, 12 Jul 2013 04:01:04 +0000
    From: <stephen.elop@nokia.com>
    To: <********@gmail.com>
    Subject: RE: Lumia 1020 announcement
    Thread-Topic: Lumia 1020 announcement

    Sorry, unfortunately we cannot provide them as gifts. But you are right, the 1020 would be an amazing addition for you.
    For example, in your picture, we could easily capture the brand of running shoes or the details of your child's smile :)



    Looks like Nokia won't be sending me an awesome birthday present (Not that I expected them to do anything!!!)! But at least the CEO (or his secretary) Took the time to look at the picture I sent and reply! That's an awesome company, and they'll have my business for quite some time!
    Last edited by pezman726; 07-12-2013 at 01:55 PM.
    Muessig, DBDev, Mach_E and 6 others like this.
    07-12-2013 06:05 AM
  2. JustToClarify's Avatar
    hahahaha judging by topic title I thought that at the very least you were promised the present by elop personally :)
    07-12-2013 06:19 AM
  3. pezman726's Avatar
    would've been more awesome!!!! But at least Stephen (or like i said...his secretary) took the time to look at the picture and describe parts of it! :)
    07-12-2013 06:28 AM
  4. Th3 I3LooD's Avatar
    Elop is a very busy but very... cool (a word he uses alot) CEO and the mere fact you got a reply is amazing, probably coz your mail was honest and straight to the point. You can bet your kodak that Nokias servers are getting stuffed with hand out requests!
    07-14-2013 03:59 AM
  5. flair77's Avatar
    This is hilarious. Great sense of humor btw, both you and Mr. Elop.
    07-14-2013 05:04 AM
  6. LastBattle's Avatar
    hahaha;... ;) well the 920 was released on my birthday too!
    I pre ordered and picked up as my gift right on the day! Pretty cool...
    07-18-2013 12:30 PM
  7. pezman726's Avatar
    Hey! No fair. The Rock gets one and I don't. It's almost as if companies treat celebrities with large followings differently than normal people!
    07-21-2013 10:57 AM
  8. Reflexx's Avatar
    Didn't the Rock get the Batman version of the 92x?
    07-21-2013 11:05 AM
  9. pezman726's Avatar
    I forgot to draw an awesome dragon!! :-p
    Last edited by pezman726; 07-22-2013 at 08:55 AM.
    07-21-2013 08:19 PM

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