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post #41 of 49
Yes, the high-and-mighty Linux-ers are annoying and but that doesn't make the OS a worse OS does it?

Though most of the comments were right!
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oh wait, it's a pain to use. Let's get this straight: Linux is very good, and leads the charge in an ongoing revolution in free software. However, a lot of linux users out there give the whole thing a poor name. They forget that most people don't know as much as they do about computers. Some people garden, write poetry, fall in love or ... Er, bloviate about gadgetry.
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Apple's MacBook Air

Cool if: You're a rich, self-indulgent trend-follower.
Not cool if: You'd like to avoid looking like such a rich, self-indulgent trend-follower.
Haha, so true. I have to agree with most of them apart from the Segway. Who wouldn't want one of them?
    
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Doesn't surprise me. I remember freshman year in high school this guy sittin next to me in the media center pulled his iPhone out just to see what time it was...when he was using a computer. He held it up just to make himself look high'n'mighty
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I agree with most of this. Mac users suck and so do some Linux users.
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post #46 of 49
Very nice article.

I think most of you need to actually read the article, it really isn't bashing the product, just people who are jerks with it.

Linux is great, but it isn't for everyone, and there are definitely folks around who don't take any consideration of users knowledge before recommending it.

Also, Blackberries, and other PDA's are excellent devices, however some people just seem to live in them and use them waaayyy too much.
    
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Originally Posted by RallyMaster View Post
I agree with most of this. Mac users suck and so do some Linux users.
Excuse me? Way to be a fanboy.
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I agree with most of this. Mac users suck and so do some Linux users.
as much as i hate macs (i do) i find it too hard to make generalizations like that. i know a few cool mac users that dont think macs are the end all and admit that windows/linux are good for somethings. most mac users arent like that though. here, let me help you

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I agree with most of this. Most Mac users suck and so do some Linux users.
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I think that pretty much sums it up for me. The writer even hates on TiVo. Are you kidding me?
He doesn't "hate on" TiVo. In fact the article states that TiVo is an excellent tool but to incessantly talk about it is what makes it annoying. Would Bluetooth headsets be annoying if people only used them in their own homes? No. Same applies to TiVo.

How many times can someone say "So brah I TiVo'd Letterman last night it was so great....I TiVo'd the new Grey's Anatomy, oh god doctorz rule...My TiVo is pretty much the jam, I can watch ER, Desperate Housewives, and Survivor all at once man!"
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