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Haha, I'm not I get what your're saying, I'm not attacking you, I agree
There is a woman I know who is very happy with OSX and paid crazy money for her mac, do you know why? Because it has more color.

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You all realise that 99% of the public...:

...Don't care about building their own computer
...Don't care about playing games
...Don't care about having l33t e-peen performance
...Probably have more money than you and don't care about price

Seriously, this forum is full of kids or people who struggle to think outside of their little nerd-world.
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You all realise that 99% of the public...:

...Don't care about building their own computer
...Don't care about playing games
...Don't care about having l33t e-peen performance
...Probably have more money than you and don't care about price

Seriously, this forum is full of kids or people who struggle to think outside of their little nerd-world.
Yeah, you rationale means you would just get ripped off by everyone..
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You all realise that 99% of the public...:

...Don't care about building their own computer
...Don't care about playing games
...Don't care about having l33t e-peen performance
...Probably have more money than you and don't care about price

Seriously, this forum is full of kids or people who struggle to think outside of their little nerd-world.
99% ? Really, in GB everyone too rich for PC?

I don't see things that way. 3 years ago when I was starting the computer science class, there were 2-3 guys who had decided to play rich badasses and bought macs. They've had nothing but trouble with them and were ultimately forced to install Vista on the Mac, which caused a whole new array of trouble, and in the end they didn't graduate

And really, I don't know any people like the ones you described, maybe you're not communicating with anyone outside the royal family or something, but...
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99% ? Really, in GB everyone too rich for PC?

I don't see things that way. 3 years ago when I was starting the computer science class, there were 2-3 guys who had decided to play rich badasses and bought macs. They've had nothing but trouble with them and were ultimately forced to install Vista on the Mac, which caused a whole new array of trouble, and in the end they didn't graduate

And really, I don't know any people like the ones you described, maybe you're not communicating with anyone outside the royal family or something, but...
I'm not saying that people are rich at all, plus Macs here are more expensive that in the US.

I was just referring to people saying that you cannot customise Macs etc. I was just making the point that some people prefer to have working machines out of the box with no issues. They could get a Dell too, not just necessarily Macs, but they are generally better and nicer machines.

And regarding your random Royal Family comment... 99% of the population here don't really give a damn about them! There was that whole wedding thing a few months ago, but mainly weirdos that watch that.
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You all realise that 99% of the public...:

...Don't care about building their own computer
...Don't care about playing games
...Don't care about having l33t e-peen performance
...Probably have more money than you and don't care about price

Seriously, this forum is full of kids or people who struggle to think outside of their little nerd-world.
God forbid we get annoyed by a company that is overcharging for hardware and screwing the uninformed consumer (IE, the 99% of people you said).
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God forbid we get annoyed by a company that is overcharging for hardware and screwing the uninformed consumer (IE, the 99% of people you said).
no such thing as screwing an uninformed consumer. if you're an adult and a consumer, you know damned well whether or not you're informed. if you drop that kind of cash on an item without knowing anything about it besides what the sales rep told you, you deserve what you got. in other words, if you're an uninformed consumer, you've already screwed yourself.

*edit* and if someone has the cash and just wants the item for the brand name, why the heck should you care? my mom owns a macbook, but I'm not all up in her face because my PC is 20x more powerful than her laptop and cost me about the same to build.
Edited by flyingsaucers - 7/30/11 at 3:04pm
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no such thing as screwing an uninformed consumer. if you're an adult and a consumer, you know damned well whether or not you're informed. if you drop that kind of cash on an item without knowing anything about it besides what the sales rep told you, you deserve what you got.
So because they're uniformed, you aren't screwing them?
If I know that I'm being screwed, does that make me NOT screwed?
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So because they're uniformed, you aren't screwing them?
If I know that I'm being screwed, does that make me NOT screwed?
YES! If you know that you're about to be screwed, and you voluntarily allow yourself to get screwed, then you screwed yourself. Apple had nothing to do with it.
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You're forgetting the amazing screen, the operating system itself (which is tailored to specific needs and generally more liked by specific communities and people over Windows), and the gorgeous case (IMO of course). But of course, that still doesn't make it worth $2,700.
That $2700 system does NOT include monitor. Box only. For an Apple Cinema panel add another $1000+tax.
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