Consistency, apparently, does not occur in the collective vocabulary among the folks at Apple. "Failure rate," and "finicky" obviously do. At least it's not still the days before the little bastards started using Intel processors or even further back before they even starting using a UNIX kernel.
I've been pwned by these little gems on many bases since I've been with the school district. Hard core shit, man. Hard frickin' core. :-P