THE GAME IS AFOOT IN MOUTH

“Zynga is often accused of copying games, which is mostly true.”

Zynga New York general manager and former OMGPOP CEO Dan Porter, on selling his Pictionary clone to the world’s foremost maker of Poker and Scrabble clones, Quartz, 8 March 2013

WE LOVE YOU, NOW PLEASE GO AWAY

“The startup and venture capital space is of major interest to all the creative industries that are at the core of the SXSW family of events.”

SXSW managing director Roland Swenson, on exiling the blue-shirts-and-khakis crowd to a spinoff event in Las Vegas, SXSW.com, 23 October 2012

IF YOU WERE THE INVENTOR OF INSTAGRAM, YOU WOULD HAVE INVENTED INSTAGRAM

“I saw the market first, I created Picplz, and I went for it. I was a huge believe in the mobile photo-sharing opportunity, and I went for it with all of my heart. Clearly, Picplz didn’t win, but I have ZERO shame or regret for doing my best.”

Picplz creator Dalton Caldwell, on the one billion reasons why he lost out to Instagram,  Hacker News, 21 April 2012