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post #161 of 221
Gates shows the good grace that a leader should show. I agree that it is such a pity that Ballmer has no concept of this.
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post #162 of 221
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Originally Posted by extremeskater View Post

Actually this converation had nothing to do with the 'bottom line" or sales.

It did.

"Well, he's done a fantastic job," Gates said. "Apple is in a bit of a different business where they make hardware and software together. But when Steve was coming back to Apple, which was actually through an acquisition of NeXT that he ran, Apple was in very tough shape. In fact, most likely it wasn't going to survive."

All about business and Jobs' achievements as CEO.
post #163 of 221
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Well I asked what are they not how much because I am curious. Too bad you read my post wrong once again. Sheesh.

Your question: And what are Steve Jobs donations again?

Your explanation: Well I asked what are they not how much.

TechDud, nobody can possibly be as asinine and stupid as you pretend to be .... OMG ... I get it .... you're not pretending. Sad, very sad! How long before you "go over the edge". ... not long, I'll wager.
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post #164 of 221
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Leftist propoganda. Conspiracy theorists all written above on wiki.

Hardly as those little numbers are sources:

1 http://news.cnet.com/8301-13505_3-10005379-16.html
2 Gates deposition called evasive - CNET News.com
3 CNN - Gates deposition makes judge laugh in court - November 17, 1998
4 11/30/98 MICROSOFT'S TEFLON BILL
5 Washingtonpost.com: WashTech - U.S. v. Microsoft Special Report
6 http://www.chguy.net/news/feb99/demoMS.html
7 Feds Accuse MS of Falsification
8 Compaq: It Was All a Big Mix-Up

All these sources are leftist?
You need a dose of reality--it'll get rid of those hallucinations.
post #165 of 221
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Return of MATTE!

Nope. Cannot happen. Though the iMac could use esata ports, express support and perhaps a card slot of some sort, ever since the iMac got this powerful, Appe wrongly fears they would lose Pro sales to desingers, graphics, publications, photography when in fact they would sell more, not less, making up for the difference.
Don't think it will Jalen until jobs steps down. Then we will see matte and mid rNge tower with a sting emphasis in the pro native market again.

A bit sad but true. Than Appls will start releasing machines people want and will no longer dictate what they think we should have. Want to run a pro app, currently you have to spend nearly 2 grand. Someday it will
be under $999. Someday
post #166 of 221
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Originally Posted by Quadra 610 View Post

Does Steve's recent absence for 6 months count as "without Steve"?
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Do you remember all the rumors coming up for the key note, then they dropped the no more WWDC and then Steve's leave of absence? It was quiet. The keynote too. So what happened to all thoses new things????? Oh they came out. It was just delayed. It was sort of like smoke and mirrors saying,"see steve's not here but we can still release cool stuff" which would have been announced but wasn't. Smart tatical move for consumers only. Wall street saw right through it and the drop to $60 a share showed it.
post #167 of 221
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Appe wrongly fears they would lose Pro sales to desingers, graphics, publications, photography when in fact they would sell more, not less, making up for the difference.

I think you meant "in your opinion" since, if it hasn't happened yet, it can hardly be called a "fact".
It's not wise to confuse opinion with fact.

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A bit sad but true. Than Appls will start releasing machines people want and will no longer dictate what they think we should have.

While you see it as Apple telling us what we should have, I, and thousands of others, judging by their successes, look at it as Apple being able to correctly read the marketplace. Also, "sad but true"? Again with the hyperbole .... just because you have that opinion doesn't make it true.
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post #168 of 221
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While that was positively true at one time, Im not sure that it is as true now. There are a lot of good people at Apple and you can see the necessary passion from a lot of of them in spite of the different roles within the company. You can see the passion J. Ive has in his videos, hear the excitement in Phil's voice during presentations, even Tim Cook sounds prideful when discussing the numbers. While the loss of SJ would no doubt be painful, I don't see it as spelling the demise of Apple. In any case, here's hoping that day is a long way off.

agreed but we willmse faster more price competitive machines once Jobs steps down like a mid range mac pro.

In the meantime can we please do away with evey keynote starting with :30 minutes of self back patting in how apple is growing/selling. Leave that for the CC calls.
Geesh.
post #169 of 221
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Do you remember all the rumors coming up for the key note, then they dropped the no more WWDC and then Steve's leave of absence? It was quiet. The keynote too. So what happened to all thoses new things????? Oh they came out. It was just delayed. It was sort of like smoke and mirrors saying,"see steve's not here but we can still release cool stuff" which would have been announced but wasn't. Smart tatical move for consumers only. Wall street saw right through it and the drop to $60 a share showed it.

According to my google finance research Apple hasn't been $60 a share since mid 2006. Do you ever read what you write? .... You know, in case you "make a mistake" or something, or is accuracy not important to you?

I think the only thing being "seen through" here .... is you.
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post #170 of 221
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agreed but we willmse faster more price competitive machines once Jobs steps down like a mid range mac pro.

In the meantime can we please do away with evey keynote starting with :30 minutes of self back patting in how apple is growing/selling. Leave that for the CC calls.
Geesh.

You obviously know nothing about marketing and motivation (add them to your list). A good presenter always, always, always starts with the most positive and exciting news they can find, a radical concept to you, Im sure.
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post #171 of 221
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Yeah screw charity you know those poor people that can't afford a "premium" computer.

You really are a major tool.

I wasn't going to get into this but since the guy you replied to is somewhat of a tool I will.
Some here may think I am anti apple at time when in reality, I am a Pro user in audio and have been around mant Xsans and so on. Avid high end raid array storage. But me, I compose.

Anyway, I was reading this book once and it said something like 7 signs you work for a bad boss/person.
1) He makes fun of the compitition
2) He is secretive
3) he is paranoid

can't remember them all but was reading it right around the time of the unibody keynote. Remember Jobs and how he was like, "ok, times up, pass them back" keeping an eye on every one like someone might actually steal one. Then it struck me. Steve had all 7 of those traits and it was very odd. I saw him in a whole different way.

Oh well. To each his or her own.
post #172 of 221
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I wasn't going to get into this but since the guy you replied to is somewhat of a tool I will.
Some here may think I am anti apple at time when in reality, I am a Pro user in audio and have been around mant Xsans and so on. Avid high end raid array storage. But me, I compose.

Anyway, I was reading this book once and it said something like 7 signs you work for a bad boss/person.
1) He makes fun of the compitition
2) He is secretive
3) he is paranoid

can't remember them all but was reading it right around the time of the unibody keynote. Remember Jobs and how he was like, "ok, times up, pass them back" keeping an eye on every one like someone might actually steal one. Then it struck me. Steve had all 7 of those traits and it was very odd. I saw him in a whole different way.

Oh well. To each his or her own.

The book you read is BS

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post #173 of 221
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Originally Posted by extremeskater View Post

If you have all this knowledge could you share some of it with us by using some actual facts.

To imply Bill Gates is more of control freak then Steves Jobs is just funny.

It is funny in real world, but don't forget this is AI world.

Here, it is perfectly normal for a company to completely define its marketing on trying to insult competition, instead of advertising their own products. For years.

It is also completely normal to have anti-1984 themed commercial years ago, just to turn company into living 1984.

And it is absolutely normal to worship a person to an extend that wouldn't leave likes of Mao Tse Tung and Stalin indifferent.

Quite pathetic, actually. At the end of the day, we are talking just about brand with 4% of market, nice OS and good looking, average working hardware with inflated price tags.

Merits to reasonable, down to earth people; others are great fun to observe, though not in any flattering way
post #174 of 221
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Originally Posted by teckstud View Post

Without Bill Gates' phenomenal success do you really think SJ would have been as propelled at vengeance as has been well documented over and over again? And I'm a fool?

Saying that MS would be that much worst without Apple to push them, is the same as saying that without MS, Apple would still be selling Apple III computers... or something evolutionary, but not significantly different; because without MS, Apple would not have to "innovate" to survive. And Steve would lost interest for computers long time ago and completely move his efforts to Disneyland, giving his voice to Mickey Mouse and becoming new Walt.
post #175 of 221
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A bit sad but true. Than Appls will start releasing machines people want and will no longer dictate what they think we should have.


And this is a problem because???


http://news.cnet.com/8301-13579_3-10019711-37.html

http://arstechnica.com/apple/news/20...g-industry.ars

http://digg.com/apple/Apple_leads_20...faction_survey

http://www.macnn.com/articles/05/08/....no..1.on.csi/

http://theappleblog.com/2009/05/06/a...he-experience/

http://blackfriarsinc.com/blog/2007/...s-customerbase

http://www.businessweek.com/technolo...stomer_sa.html

http://www.cultofmac.com/apple-posts...ion-index/2553

http://macdailynews.com/index.php/we...omments/22467/

http://bindapple.com/apple-satisfaction-2009-report/

http://www.macnn.com/news/25971

http://www.macrumors.com/2009/08/14/...action-survey/

http://www.ipodobserver.com/ipo/arti...ff_The_Charts/

http://www.theiphoneblog.com/2009/08...-satisfaction/

http://www.mactivist.com/2009/06/iph...kings-in-japan

http://www.9to5mac.com/jobs-satisfation-rate-high

http://www.jdpower.com/Business/rati...tphone-ratings

http://www.v3.co.uk/v3/news/2248040/...ps-top-billing

http://www.eweek.com/prestitial.php?...453807%2F&ref=

http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2352796,00.asp

http://arstechnica.com/apple/news/2006/08/5002.ars

http://www.osnews.com/story/15553

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1689554/posts

http://forums.macrumors.com/archive/.../t-224872.html


Apparently, this counts as "machines people want." Or at least, want to buy. You know, they see cheaper PCs everywhere in a range of configurations, yet they choose the higher priced Mac. In a recession. People buying MORE Macs and handing Apple record quarters, because they don't actaully want Macs. Yup, makes perfect sense

Hey, Apple, dictate away!

When you SPEAK FOR YOURSELF, please . . . DON'T SPEAK FOR THE REST OF APPLE'S MARKET. Or put some qualifier or disclaimer there telling us it's only your anecdotal opinion, so we can maybe stop reading it.

Cheers.
post #176 of 221
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Originally Posted by hiimamac View Post

I wasn't going to get into this but since the guy you replied to is somewhat of a tool I will.
Some here may think I am anti apple at time when in reality, I am a Pro user in audio and have been around mant Xsans and so on. Avid high end raid array storage. But me, I compose.

Anyway, I was reading this book once and it said something like 7 signs you work for a bad boss/person.
1) He makes fun of the compitition
2) He is secretive
3) he is paranoid

can't remember them all but was reading it right around the time of the unibody keynote. Remember Jobs and how he was like, "ok, times up, pass them back" keeping an eye on every one like someone might actually steal one. Then it struck me. Steve had all 7 of those traits and it was very odd. I saw him in a whole different way.

Oh well. To each his or her own.

What does any of that have to do with products? Apparently, with a "bad boss"/"bad person" Apple has changed the face of tech over the last decade, has rendered itself recession-proof, and rolls out products that people go crazy for. That's kinda what Bill Gates was driving at. Not whether Steve had a sunny disposition.

Congratulations you're a Pro user. The sun's a little brighter, the grass is a little greener, and food just plain tastes better(!!) because we know. Why didn't you tell us before??
post #177 of 221
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Saying that MS would be that much worst without Apple to push them, is the same as saying that without MS, Apple would still be selling Apple III computers... or something evolutionary, but not significantly different; because without MS, Apple would not have to "innovate" to survive. And Steve would lost interest for computers long time ago and completely move his efforts to Disneyland, giving his voice to Mickey Mouse and becoming new Walt.

No what I'm saying is withhout Ms Windows phenomenal 90% market share there would be little Apple incentive to:

1. Make Windows iPods
2. Write iTunes for Windows
3. Switch to Intel
4. Copy and mimic Office with Numbers, Mail. iCal, etc
5 Switch to right click and abandon double clickmouse

did I leave out anything?\
post #178 of 221
I love how Quadra has a long list of fanbot quotes and links to just blast you atvquick disposal.
post #179 of 221
Wonder what's taking Microsoft so long in issuing a retraction of Gates' statement?
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Your question: And what are Steve Jobs donations again?

Your explanation: Well I asked what are they not how much.

TechDud, nobody can possibly be as asinine and stupid as you pretend to be .... OMG ... I get it .... you're not pretending. Sad, very sad! How long before you "go over the edge". ... not long, I'll wager.

Let me get this right- you're writing me all riled up at 2 in the morning and you think I'm loosing it and going over the edge?
post #181 of 221
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I wasn't going to get into this but since the guy you replied to is somewhat of a tool I will.

Not the best of reasons to post a reply, but I understand it ... hence my reply to you.

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Anyway, I was reading this book once and it said something like 7 signs you work for a bad boss/person.

When you're ready to "up your game" in the reading department, you might look for a book with 10 signs you work for a bad boss/person.

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Some here may think I am anti apple at time when in reality, I am a Pro user in audio and have been around mant Xsans and so on. Avid high end raid array storage. But me, I compose.

Ahh, the wonder of internet anonymity ... anyone can claim anything, what they own, what they do, how "ripped" their abbs are, all with no verification. Heavens, that could lead to exaggeration if we're not careful.
Me ... I try to "judge" people based on their postings, rather than who/what they say they are. From what I see, your postings, and what you say you are/own are at odds with each other, ... interesting.

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can't remember them all but was reading it right around the time of the unibody keynote. Remember Jobs and how he was like, "ok, times up, pass them back" keeping an eye on every one like someone might actually steal one.

Again, if you had any "experience" at giving a presentation, you would understand the necessity of "keeping it moving". The history of all Apple keynotes tells us they all last 60-90 minutes. People tend to have a short attention span. Steve Jobs understands this, you, not so much ... you still with me?

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Then it struck me. Steve had all 7 of those traits and it was very odd. I saw him in a whole different way.

1) He makes fun of the compitition
2) He is secretive
3) he is paranoid

4. He helped "change the world" in terms of computing ... you.... diapers maybe, world? ... not so much.
5. He is instrumental in making "insanely great' products and services ... you are responsible for making "insane quality" postings.

There are possibly more, but I still see you in the same old way .... and that's not a good thing. An interesting thing is that those 3 items that you applied to Steve could easily apply to you. What does that tell you?

"Oh well. To each his or her own."
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post #182 of 221
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There always the same exact quotes. I find it rather pathetic that someone saves all that on his system. Some of them are rather old too. I keep hoping for some updatd ones...LOL.

When the next customer satisfaction quotes come out for 2010 (putting Apple as #1 once again, no doubt), I'll post those too.

Otherwise, the quotes are easy to find, and there are many more than what I'm posting. It's common kowledge, and a helluva lot better than posting anecdotal BS that has no basis in reality beyond the 2.5 feet of personal space one occupies.

What do you mean "pathetic"? Is it not more pathetic that you're so easily refuted, thread after thread?
post #183 of 221
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Let me get this right- you're writing me all riled up at 2 in the morning and you think I'm loosing it and going over the edge?

Sorry for the delay in replying ... your boring postings were "curing" my insomnia.

1. I'm never "riled up" when responding to you. It's impossible to be mad at you and feel sorry for you at the same time.

2. I don't think you're losing it ... I'm sure of it, based on everything you write. Just so you won't think I'm ignoring you I have to sign off for a couple of days ... nothing to do with you, it's just that ..... I have a life, and it calls.
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post #184 of 221
All successful business men/owners are heartless, cunning, kill-or-be-killed entrepreneurs when it comes to 'business'. Steve and Bill are included in this (read any reports on how they ran their companies).

That said outside of the business world Gates has a multi-billion dollar charity that he and his wife run giving millions in aid around the globe. What exactly does Steve offer the world outside of Apple?
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post #185 of 221
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That said outside of the business world Gates has a multi-billion dollar charity that he and his wife run giving millions in aid around the globe. What exactly does Steve offer the world outside of Apple?

Actually, we don't know. Some people prefer anonymous giving.
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post #186 of 221
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You obviously know nothing about marketing and motivation (add them to your list). A good presenter always, always, always starts with the most positive and exciting news they can find, a radical concept to you, Im sure.

Lol. Although I compose now and consider myself a pro user who's a bit peeved that for example, Applea Logic team is very small, i
used to be the national marketing and promotional director for a huge record label in hollywood,'then I moved to A&R Movie soundtracks and was being facious in that we don't need to hear the same things over and over. The WWDC used to be all about cool new products and software,not a platform to inform the press on how
well the iPhone is selling. Now all
apple talks about are consumer goods. Gone are the days of ahowing the creatives all the awesome tools they have. It's sad if your a big Apple fan that uses all their creative tools. The pros dint need to hear the drone of the iPhone, howmmMy consumer stores they have (as one to one trainers no nothing about pro apps, just iLife teaching mom and pop and crying strollers) with puppy dogs on how to send email attachments.

Were you even around when pro care and one to one were $99 for both???
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Oh please. Not even the 15"'mbp should be called pro any more for it lacks the express port, crucial for esata cards or audio cards like this http://emusician.com/hardware/universal-audio-uad-1209/

jobs is paranoid, no question. All you have to do is watch the keynote with the unibody. He was acting like someone might steal one.

Then of course there is the old MacBook story.
I think it was the 2nd gen and it benchmarked at 171% with OpenGL. Younstill couldn't play games as the framerate was to choppy but the story broke every where that you could run fcp and motion. Barefeats did a story on it. So. A month later, another revision. Thisntime OpenGL come in at 70% affecting only the pro user no one else. Someone that gies through that much trouble to keep a few pros
at best, from using a $999 machine is paranoid in my book.

Peace.

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Not the best of reasons to post a reply, but I understand it ... hence my reply to you.



When you're ready to "up your game" in the reading department, you might look for a book with 10 signs you work for a bad boss/person.



Ahh, the wonder of internet anonymity ... anyone can claim anything, what they own, what they do, how "ripped" their abbs are, all with no verification. Heavens, that could lead to exaggeration if we're not careful.
Me ... I try to "judge" people based on their postings, rather than who/what they say they are. From what I see, your postings, and what you say you are/own are at odds with each other, ... interesting.



Again, if you had any "experience" at giving a presentation, you would understand the necessity of "keeping it moving". The history of all Apple keynotes tells us they all last 60-90 minutes. People tend to have a short attention span. Steve Jobs understands this, you, not so much ... you still with me?



4. He helped "change the world" in terms of computing ... you.... diapers maybe, world? ... not so much.
5. He is instrumental in making "insanely great' products and services ... you are responsible for making "insane quality" postings.

There are possibly more, but I still see you in the same old way .... and that's not a good thing. An interesting thing is that those 3 items that you applied to Steve could easily apply to you. What does that tell you?

"Oh well. To each his or her own."
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'The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals overturned Judge Jackson's rulings against Microsoft. This was partly because the Appellate court had adopted a "drastically altered scope of liability" under which the Remedies could be taken, and also partly due to the embargoed interviews Judge Jackson had given to the news media while he was still hearing the case, in violation of the Code of Conduct for US Judges.[13] Judge Jackson did not attend the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals hearing, in which the appeals court judges accused him of unethical conduct and determined he should have recused himself from the case.[14]"

Actually the case was overturned and a settlement was reached.


Which means they never one! Actually, it was overturned once GWB was inaugurated on a technicality. Bill suddenly had friends on the hill that saved him. But since it was the GOP, I guess that that's ok...
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And, by the way, long live capitalism!

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Your statement doesn't even make sense, but that isn't anything new.

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Is statement made prefect sense, he was being sarcastic to your comments

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It doesn't make any sense because if it wasn't for our Capitalist country ... (then gets into abuse mode)....

souliisoul, don't be too bothered by this guy: he can hold two perfectly contradictory thoughts in his brain, and not even realize that's what he is doing!

It is either naivete or lack of ability to comprehend. In either event, let him rant away with his anti-Apple, anti-'3rd world', anti-whatever else venting. Hopefully, one day soon, he'll run out things to vent about...
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souliisoul, don't be too bothered by this guy: he can hold two perfectly contradictory thoughts in his brain, and not even realize that's what he is doing!

It is either naivete or lack of ability to comprehend. In either event, let him rant away with his anti-Apple, anti-'3rd world', anti-whatever else venting. Hopefully, one day soon, he'll run out things to vent about...

Oh, he'll never stop ranting, he has nothing positive in his life, so venting his anger takes the place of happiness for him. A poor substitute to be sure, but it's all he has.

And, I'll take it upon myself to apologize on behalf of the United States to the rest of the world for his hate speech. He's an embarrassment to this country, and everything it is supposed to stand for.
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Oh, he'll never stop ranting, he has nothing positive in his life, so venting his anger takes the place of happiness for him. A poor substitute to be sure, but it's all he has.

And, I'll take it upon myself to apologize on behalf of the United States to the rest of the world for his hate speech. He's an embarrassment to this country, and everything it is supposed to stand for.

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Originally Posted by anantksundaram View Post

souliisoul, don't be too bothered by this guy: he can hold two perfectly contradictory thoughts in his brain, and not even realize that's what he is doing!

It is either naivete or lack of ability to comprehend. In either event, let him rant away with his anti-Apple, anti-'3rd world', anti-whatever else venting. Hopefully, one day soon, he'll run out things to vent about...

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Sorry for the delay in replying ... your boring postings were "curing" my insomnia.

1. I'm never "riled up" when responding to you. It's impossible to be mad at you and feel sorry for you at the same time.

2. I don't think you're losing it ... I'm sure of it, based on everything you write. Just so you won't think I'm ignoring you I have to sign off for a couple of days ... nothing to do with you, it's just that ..... I have a life, and it calls.



You two angry judges need take a long look in the mirror. Your self serving analyses day after day after day give this place a bad name.
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More like all the inspiration Bill provided Steve in making a fortune.

fcucko gates knee capped and monopolized an whole industry.

He made a beautiful industry that promised a wonderful computing time and gates shredded it
gates made p/cs hard to work
confusing
100 percent not fun
crashes after crashes
days upon days of re installing this and that with tech help giving a different work around each time out. The sheer dread of trying to get your new printer to simply print.
fat sloppy un workable code . data that goes missing but then that porn you down loaded never seems to go away.,


on and on

i truly hate this guy for making opening a computer a scary thing for the average 6 pack joe


msft was so bad that when apple OS was real bad and weak . it still looked great compared to gates ,

millions of us could of lived a better more fun life if they had a great msft system

fanboys arte people who are free thinkers and were forced for some time to use a wintel machine

when we opened our first APPPLE BOX with those multi colored apple stickers and in mere minutes we were flying free..... so happy so alive

gates knows how low he really is


no 9 for you
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post #193 of 221
Sorry you're so offended but Gates if nothing is a great businessman. Trillions wouldn't be using MS products if it were as bad as some posters here want us to believe.
I love Apple products, specifically it's OS because it appeals to my sensibilities, but refuse to cult worship Steve Jobs. Some on here act as if he invented the binary system. Whatever.
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Sorry you're so offended but Gates if nothing is a great businessman. Trillions wouldn't be using MS products if it were as bad as some posters here want us to believe.
I love Apple products, specifically it's OS because it appeals to my sensibilities, but refuse to cult worship Steve Jobs. Some on here act as if he invented the binary system. Whatever.

Who did invent the binary system? Go hit up the Wikiputer.
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Who needs Wiki for this.

Gottfried Wilhelm von Leibniz.

Also known for Calculus.

Besides the fact that he is not the first to discover, conceive or use the binary system, the concept of inventing the binary system as if it didnt exist prior to mans acknowledgment is like saying Newton invented gravity or Franklin invented electricity.
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You are such a drama queen.

You are an embarrassment to this country.
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You two angry judges need take a long look in the mirror. Your self serving analyses day after day after day give this place a bad name.

Well, no one could actually be as stupid as you pretend to be, so I'll take that post as a sign you may have a sense of humor. Fortunately, I wasn't drinking my coffee yet when I read it.
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You are an embarrassment to this country.

What's gong on between you two- it reads like a cat fight!
What did he do to make the mouse roar? Not bash MS? Curious as to what you find so appalling.
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Who needs Wiki for this.

Gottfried Wilhelm von Leibniz.

Also known for Calculus.

Thank god you're on here to spoonfeed it for a change . My ladle is worn out.
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