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  1. 1. Which is the oldest of these companies?

    • Nokia
      26
    • IBM
      13
    • Apple
      0
  2. 2. When was Nokia founded?

    • 1865
      26
    • 1965
      9
    • 1985
      4
  3. 3. What was Nokia's first product?

    • Paper
      20
    • Steel wires
      7
    • Radio
      12

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First option, for all the questions

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Woot, I am a winner!

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It's strange how most large, long-running companies started out doing something so far removed from what they specialise in nowadays.

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Great to see so many people answering Nokia's founding date correctly; over 50%!

This fact I find most ridiculous. Nokia's ancient! IBM celebrated it's 100th anniversary last year, whereas Nokia will celebrate it's 150th birthday in 2015. It reached 100th, several years before the first mobile phone was invented.

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Great to see so many people answering Nokia's founding date correctly; over 50%!

Wonder how many of them voted before hovering over that spoiler tag.. ;D

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Wonder how many of them voted before hovering over that spoiler tag.. ;D

Over 50%! :p

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People still manage to fail at such an easy test, it's AMAAAAZING!

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Woot, I am a winner!

if you live in US you will get free Lumia if not blame Bing

:shiftyninja:

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Founded as a brick co. In 1337

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I never knew Nokia was so old. Learned something new today.

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I voted honestly and got them all wrong :p

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Founded as a brick co. In 1337

Actually, it is 1865, and it started as a paper company. :)

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Actually, it is 1865, and it started as a paper company. :)

nope they are older then you think

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nope they are older then you think

I couldn't find that date on any site I have looked so far. Do you remember the source?

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I couldn't find that date on any site I have looked so far. Do you remember the source?

1337 = l33t = leet you're being trolled hardcore :)

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I never knew Nokia was so old. Learned something new today.

Actually Nokia starting in one line of work, and winding up in another, is far from new.

Saab-Scania started out entirely as an aircraft manufacturer. (The aircraft-manufacturing side is still around; the automotive side was spun off, and is what folded.)

Toyota Motor started out as a subsidiary of Toyoda Loom Works - textiles, not trucks.

Matsushita Heavy Industries was a heavy-equipment company (their original competition was, in fact, Caterpillar pre-World War II in Japan). Still called that, they are best known for electronics under the Panasonic brand (consumer, professional, *and* industrial usages).

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (like Matsushita) started off in heavy equipment; they still have a heavy-equipment business today - in addition to electronics, automobiles, foodstuffs (humans and pets), consumer and business finance, and even - surprise - insurance (Japan only).

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1337 = l33t = leet you're being trolled hardcore :)

Haha! :laugh: I didn't realize that!

Okay Nokia is from 1337. Have sent a message to mod Calum1337 to correct the error.

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there are a lot of technicalities in this poll

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