'Ask Not For Whom the BlackBerry Rings, It Rings for Thee!'

Late last night, Adam Clark Estes drew our attention to this tragedy for the ages: BlackBerry owners regretting their choice of smartphone. Woe is the poor BlackBerry scroller, laments one commenter.

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Late last night, Adam Clark Estes drew our attention to this tragedy for the ages: BlackBerry owners regretting their choice of smartphone. Woe is the poor BlackBerry scroller, laments one commenter. Typing through tears, Rhett Chassereau writes:

Oh cruel fate, to be thusly blackberry'd - ask not for whom the blackberry rings, it rings for thee!

Donne, Shakespeare, and Futurama. Which of these allusions is not like the other?

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