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Meh, all the negativity is a good thing in the long run to be honest.

I'd genuinely be more worried if there were nothing but rainbows and ponies in the news regarding Windows 8, because all hype does is kill products.

Its better to be successful as an underdog than as a favourite, especially for a new venture like this.
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I stopped reading at "analyst". rolleyes.gif
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Meh, all the negativity is a good thing in the long run to be honest.
I'd genuinely be more worried if there were nothing but rainbows and ponies in the news regarding Windows 8, because all hype does is kill products.
Its better to be successful as an underdog than as a favourite, especially for a new venture like this.

Underdog....sure
http://www.overclock.net/t/1314893/poll-how-many-of-you-have-tried-windows-8/80_40#post_18391250
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I was talking from a media standpoint.
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I was talking from a media standpoint.

helpinghand.gif It's ok, i'm sure the supply chains are just "internet guys" that disagree with the popular choice.
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I'm quite sure you're completely misunderstanding any point I've tried to make in the last few posts I've made because I'm struggling to see what argument (if any) you're actually trying to make.
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I'm quite sure you're completely misunderstanding any point I've tried to make in the last few posts I've made because I'm struggling to see what argument (if any) you're actually trying to make.

Simply that this statement
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Its better to be successful as an underdog than as a favourite, especially for a new venture like this.

regarding windows 8 is not accurate. Windows 8 is by no means an underdog and has not been for some time now.
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And like I said, I was speaking from a media standpoint regarding the negative/apprehensive tone of many windows 8 software/hardware articles.

Whether it actually is or is not an underdog is not my point.

Its better for it to release well as a product that doesn't have unrealistic hype around it because over hype hardly ever does any good in the long run.
Edited by GrizzleBoy - 10/18/12 at 1:12pm
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Some would say it'd be better to not release at all!
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