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Apple CEO Steve Jobs slices and dices competitors—with the help of ninja throwing stars, apparently.
According to a report from Japan's SPA! magazine, Jobs was stopped at Kansai International Airport in July after metal detectors were set off from his carry-on luggage. Inside, officials allegedly discovered ninja throwing stars, likely a memento from his family vacation, and barred him from boarding his private jet with the weapons.
SPA! reports that Jobs argued (appropriately) that it wouldn't make any sense for him to hijack his own plane—Ka-Pow!—and that he would never visit Japan again—Bam! So we've now learned the 11th lesson from Apple: Carry ninja throwing stars.
So, was Steve Jobs the mysterious ninja boarding his private jet with throwing stars? Apple has declined to comment, perhaps wanting our imaginations to run wild with thoughts of their chief exec's ninja adventures.
And now, customers may think twice before complaining of the iPhone's reception issues.