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This is just a humble request to all you guys out there who are good with photoshop or whatever similar program that you may use. If its not to much trouble, or if you are bored, could you please make an avatar for me. I have checked around but i can not seem to locate one that looks decent and meets the requirements for what i need. I would like an avatar that has the windows vista "ball" (you know, the ball that is the button for the start menu, and the ball that appears when you first boot your computer and you hear that little sound that is sort of like music.) Anyway, i would like the ball to be the largest thing in the avatar, comprising most of it. The ball is to be sort of rolling over or crushing the Mac apple and the linux penguin. Maybe the apple can already be split in two and crushed, and the penguin is in the process of getting rolled over. I am a member of a many different forums, (as im sure many of you are) and i have noticed that even on many of the non computer related forums that i browse, that there seems to be an abundance of Linux (and mac, although maybe not so much) avatars that imply how much better linux is than windows.

Now, i really can't be drawn into that big debate, and i know that every OS has it's ups and downs. But, i would like an avatar that sort of implies my take on the whole thing. And i think that an overly large windows vista ball crushing the apple and the penguin pretty much makes my argument. That Microsoft is the giant, and even if you don't like em you may as well just use them and quit complaining cause they ain't going away any time soon. Nor are things going to change from them having 90% usage (by the populace) any time soon. I think that such an avatar is fitting, don't you? Anyway, if any of you feel like granting me this humble request, i can assure you that the avatar will be well used on many forums that i frequent. Thanks, - Benny
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There is an avatar request thread in the OT forum. I would check in there.
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While on the topic of OS debates; I'm rather frustrated over the whole Asus express gate thing - they require you to have Microsoft Windows installed to use the express gate, which is a version of Linux. The whole idea behind linux is a free operating system - who do Asus think they are to make you purchase Windows to use Linux?
Good luck on the avatar search
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I was about to fulfill the request until I read the part about linux...

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Well that's just you being a fanboy. You see, the avatar would represent the actual truth, where as most (if not all) of the linux ones that i have seen are a little off. Windows is the giant, and as long as it is out there it will continue to keep the others small. Not saying its any better, just that its the biggest. Linux is used by what? less than 1% of people?
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While on the topic of OS debates; I'm rather frustrated over the whole Asus express gate thing - they require you to have Microsoft Windows installed to use the express gate, which is a version of Linux. The whole idea behind linux is a free operating system - who do Asus think they are to make you purchase Windows to use Linux?Good luck on the avatar search
Linux is free in libre and not gratis. The whole idea behind Linux is NOT zero cost. The whole idea behind Linux is that is open and without copyright restrictions. Linux is free software but NOT freeware.
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Wel if Linux isn't freeware , and yet I have to pay for it , what is it then ?
    
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Wel if Linux isn't freeware , and yet I have to pay for it , what is it then ?
Your sentence makes no sense. You paid for linux? LOL OWNED
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Who said I paid for Linux ?
    
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How is linux not freeware? Anyone can download and use it at anytime. Who pays for it? I never have... unless maybe you are talking about people who make donations?
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