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and people are surprised at this?
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lol, thats a funny prank.
    
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IE users were probably the ones doing researches which explains why it was so long.
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Well... IE users are generally thick. I work in a support company, and the amount of calls we have regarding your product is not working etc etc is annoyingly high, and blaming us for something not working when its in fact IE...
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It couldn't be Mozilla could it? I couldn't say Apple since it doesn't fit their MO. But maybe since they don't want an all out war with M$ they would stoop this low. The sad thing is that we all pretty much took it as truth. Well, maybe it is....
     
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I don't see how there's any kind of correlation. The only thing you can argue is that users who don't frequent the internet that much in the first place, or even use computers that much generally don't realize or care about the performance differences or extensibility. Otherwise, people usually have a good idea about the features they care about, and choose to use it for their own reasons.
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Originally Posted by Rookie1337 View Post
It couldn't be Mozilla could it? I couldn't say Apple since it doesn't fit their MO. But maybe since they don't want an all out war with M$ they would stoop this low. The sad thing is that we all pretty much took it as truth. Well, maybe it is....
I found it funny. from my working environment and where I work and the troubleshooting it involves, its so very true.
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People who use IE do NOT have lower IQs as the research would have us believe. However, people who still use IE 5, 6, 7 or 8 are definitely NOT the most computer savvy people.

However, I want to emphasize: just because someone isn't computer savvy, that does not mean they have a low IQ - which is what some of you guys would have us believe.
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^This.

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