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Anyways, quote from Apple's website: "Users who do not have broadband access at home, work or school can download Lion at Apple retail stores"

Translation- Go to an Apple store and download it in like 3 minutes. I'd assume they have it stored on USB drives or something, you pay, they let you load it to a USB. Only point I could see in spending an extra $40 for a USB copy is if you're overseas, etc. Otherwise even on a slow connection it'll only take a night, assuming the Mac App store has a decent download manager.
 
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It's super easy to put Lion on a flash drive or DVD after downloading it from the Mac App Store: link. Apple isn't forcing anybody to buy this flash drive, it's purely a convenience and another option for people. Obviously we do not fit in the target market for this.
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You know, I am getting really tired of having to lock apple threads and end up deleting 95% of the comments. This sort of behaviour is simply intolerable and childish.Sure we are predominately a PC based forum but that doesn't mean we bash,mock apple and/or bash mac users, just because they are a minority here.Every thread I've seen has turned into a PC vs Mac debate or apple bashing

Please put an end to this debate. It's not a good reflection on the forum.Infact makes it look like a hostile ground.
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