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Does anyone think IQ could factor into it?
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Does anyone think IQ could factor into it?
No, not at all. Also, IQ doesn't really measure your intelligence. It is basically just some arbitrary thing for Mensa members to feel special about.
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Does anyone think IQ could factor into it?


People are interested in different things, just because they aren't interested in computer software enough to try a new OS doesn't mean they aren't intelligent. The technical level of most of the people on this site would be enough to be able to learn/use Linux if they wanted to.
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People are interested in different things, just because they aren't interested in computer software enough to try a new OS doesn't mean they aren't intelligent. The technical level of most of the people on this site would be enough to be able to learn/use Linux if they wanted to.

Yeah, but it's like the whole "mac os users are dumb", I wonder if it could be said "Linux users know more about "x", with "x" being either everything or a specific area like computers or programming.

I don't know though, just some thoughts thumb.gif
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Ah, I wouldn't say intelligence has anything to do with it, that's more of a stereotype. People like what they like. I think what drives most people to Windows is the familiarity, and the common misconception that you need to be super smart to use/understand Linux.
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Ah, I wouldn't say intelligence has anything to do with it, that's more of a stereotype. People like what they like. I think what drives most people to Windows is the familiarity, and the common misconception that you need to be super smart to use/understand Linux.

This so much.
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Ah, I wouldn't say intelligence has anything to do with it, that's more of a stereotype. People like what they like. I think what drives most people to Windows is the familiarity, and the common misconception that you need to be super smart to use/understand Linux.

Hence why a good number of Linux users (including myself) will say that Windows is generally harder to use than (insert our choice of Linux distro). We aren't joking or being sarcastic. At least I don't think so.
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Does anyone think IQ could factor into it?

IQ isn't how smart you are, but more what you are capable of. You could have a high IQ and still be dumb as dirt because you're lazy and don't apply yourself.
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Ah, I wouldn't say intelligence has anything to do with it, that's more of a stereotype. People like what they like. I think what drives most people to Windows is the familiarity, and the common misconception that you need to be super smart to use/understand Linux.

Damn straight. I'm proof that you don't have to be super smart to use it. ...wait a minute....headscratch.gif
     
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