Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 11th Feb 2014 23:08 UTC

The mysterious developer of the world's most popular free app, who drew global attention this past weekend with his sudden decision to remove it, tells Forbes that Flappy Bird is dead. Permanently.

This will go down as one of the craziest stories in what I reluctantly call "technology" of all time.

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RE[2]: Erm...
by Phloptical on Wed 12th Feb 2014 01:51 UTC in reply to "RE: Erm..."
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"Great marketing ploy, by the way.

It's a great marketing ploy to pull the product permanently from the market? You're new to this whole capitalism thing, right?

And based on the amount of free press this guy is getting, you still think it's going to be "Permanent"?

I've got a nice bridge in New York I'd like to sell you, by the way.

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