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post #11 of 20
hmm, ( i havent read all posts so take it easy)
but too me it seems fairly low. especially in todays day and age.
not saying its wrong, but it definitely comes as a shock to me
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post #12 of 20
More like 1billion homes with at least 1 pc, not number of PCs cause many enthusiasts have 6 or 7, sometimes more...
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He doesn't live in Canada he lives in the USA
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post #14 of 20
Quote:
Originally Posted by Xero. View Post
More like 1billion homes with at least 1 pc, not number of PCs cause many enthusiasts have 6 or 7, sometimes more...
PC enthusiasts make up a miniscule number among PC users, let alone worldwide population.
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WOW just wow
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post #16 of 20
Only 1 Billion?! I could have sworn there were 4 Billion.
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post #17 of 20
A billion is a lot man. I would've guessed LESS, tbh.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by jonny1989 View Post
AAAA more computer is fine but if you ask me there are way to many people in the world as it is and we are killing it,I dont think that we should just give poor people things like they are doing with that 100$ laptop thing,they realy need to lear how to get it for them selves,there are lots of people that started out with nothing and turn out to be great people that worked hare for what they have/had.Only the strong servive?nope not any more,and now that there are computers and all kinds of things in the world to make life easy,I like to go camping and live in the great outdoors (when it get time) but realy not it sould hart less or rood we need to ether find a better way to live so that all of us can fit on this planet,find a new planet,or some people need to "move" on to the next life.IMO.

Also i do not think that killing people is right and that is not what i am saying I just think that life should not be as easy at it is compared to what it used to be.not saying that it is all that easy now.BUT
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post #19 of 20
As for 1 billion PCs, well, that seems reasonable to me. Yes, in the US a typical upper middle class home might have 2-3 desktops and 2-3 laptops, but that isn't representative of the largest chunk of people on the planet (Asia).

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AAAA more computer is fine but if you ask me there are way to many people in the world as it is and we are killing it,I dont think that we should just give poor people things like they are doing with that 100$ laptop thing,they realy need to lear how to get it for them selves,there are lots of people that started out with nothing and turn out to be great people that worked hare for what they have/had.Only the strong servive?nope not any more,and now that there are computers and all kinds of things in the world to make life easy,I like to go camping and live in the great outdoors (when it get time) but realy not it sould hart less or rood we need to ether find a better way to live so that all of us can fit on this planet,find a new planet,or some people need to "move" on to the next life.IMO.

Also i do not think that killing people is right and that is not what i am saying I just think that life should not be as easy at it is compared to what it used to be.not saying that it is all that easy now.BUT
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post #20 of 20
Based on this figure, and taking into account the number of PCs lying around my house, I have to make the conclusion that only 17 other humans on Earth own a PC.
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