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Now they just need to give up on Java. :/
    
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Now they just need to give up on Java. :/
We need Java! Who will take over?!
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i'll just stick with the great Microsoft Office as always
genuine version of course!
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We need Java! Who will take over?!
Anyone is better than Oracle
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i'll just stick with the great Microsoft Office as always
genuine version of course!
Because $150 is totally worth typing and spell-checking a 2 page paper!



(I use Microsoft too, but OpenOffice has been really nifty on my netbook. And easy on the wallet of course.)
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Because $150 is totally worth typing and spell-checking a 2 page paper!



(I use Microsoft too, but OpenOffice has been really nifty on my netbook. And easy on the wallet of course.)
Not to mention it works in linux.
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Because $150 is totally worth typing and spell-checking a 2 page paper!



(I use Microsoft too, but OpenOffice has been really nifty on my netbook. And easy on the wallet of course.)
Grammar checking, Document Viewing options, Formatting, and Smart Art and you can get it for much cheaper if you are a student... A better more cohesive and feature-rich word processor is worth it. Doesn't matter that it's 95% as good... That extra 5% is worth it for some people.

I had Open Office and it feels cheap compared to MSO... Most Linux software feels cheap compared to the software that I use in Windows.
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Alright. I've uninstalled OO & installed LO.

Time to move on.
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Because $150 is totally worth typing and spell-checking a 2 page paper!



(I use Microsoft too, but OpenOffice has been really nifty on my netbook. And easy on the wallet of course.)
$15 for Office 2010 Pro Plus with work discount

I loves it.
    
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