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Originally Posted by rpsgc View Post

"Payed"... is that some new hip term for paid education? Pay-Ed(ucation)?
ITT: native English speakers (still) butchering their language by writing "payed".

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Originally Posted by andrews2547 View Post

I didn't even notice that lol I'm not 100% sure but I think "payed" might be American English. They tend to spell things differently like "color" instead of "colour" and use "z" more often, such as "customize" instead of "customise"

stop picking on the north americans hahahah tongue.gif

http://www.thefreedictionary.com/payed

Payed
v.
A past tense and a past participle of pay1.


I do agree though, British english is much, much more beautiful (obviously biased since i learned that first biggrin.gif )

edit: before someone gets me wrong, the proper word IS "paid" (for this context). The other one makes me cringe on the inside...
Edited by dklimitless - 5/6/12 at 9:47am
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post #122 of 129
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"Payed"... is that some new hip term for paid education? Pay-Ed(ucation)?
ITT: native English speakers (still) butchering their language by writing "payed".

Was probably a typo as here in 'Merrica we spell it "paid."

Only reason someone spells it "payed" is if they're not too keen on spelling.

So no, it's not a "North American" thing Euro's.
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post #123 of 129
I thought this was ridiculous when I read the thread / saw elsewhere on the net about MS dropping it. Then I thought about a) the last time I used my DVD drive to watch a movie (can't remember) b) used WMP (also can't remember) so meh.

Wonder if this is true for the average computer user... remember there's a big difference between the average user and the average OCN'er!
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post #124 of 129
It seems as though Microsoft is saying 'What else can we do to make SURE Windows 8 is a COMPLETE failure'
I am removing my company from the Microsoft Partner program as they are headed in a downward spiral with their operating system decisions.
So good luck with Windows 8 ate it
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So Microsoft going all frugle and stuff? Eh, I don't even use thier players.
post #126 of 129
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It seems as though Microsoft is saying 'What else can we do to make SURE Windows 8 is a COMPLETE failure'
I am removing my company from the Microsoft Partner program as they are headed in a downward spiral with their operating system decisions.
So good luck with Windows 8 ate it

Are you moving them to Linux? LOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOL
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Are you moving them to Linux? LOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOL
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Many business clients of mine have had me move them to Linux for various reasons.
There is zero reason for them to move to Windows 8.
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post #128 of 129
windows 8 will be interesting, i work in geek squad. personaly cant wait. i expect a multitude of phone calls angry people at the counter saying, hey my computer is broke it doesnt play dvds, no start menu etc lol. and the old people cursing change.
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Slight problem there, how will average (and some advanced) users get on the internet/download another browser?

doh.giflachen.gif I can't believe I forgot that. At least they should let us uninstall it.
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