You know OS X is so good when. . .

in General Discussion edited January 2014
Adobe Photoshop is opening and iTunes visuals appear and change colors through the lense that sticks out of the loading box. . .

feel free to add your own. . .


  • Reply 1 of 26
    I encode a couple of DivX's, have a FTP-server in use, and still play Quake 3 Urban Terror fluidly.
  • Reply 2 of 26 put up with Apple's crap overpriced hardware just so you can use it.
  • Reply 3 of 26
    ...when IE dies on you and the dialog box that comes up says, "The system and other applications have not been affected."

    <img src="graemlins/smokin.gif" border="0" alt="[Chilling]" />
  • Reply 4 of 26
    the GUI is fast and responsive even with several heavy/light-load tasks in the background and I at the same time have a nifty screensaver as the desktop background.

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  • Reply 5 of 26
    you can re-install it, copy some settings over, and feel like you are running the same system over again


    your friends admire how you can run an FTP, Web, and File sharing server all on the same box and just clicking on a switch? <img src="graemlins/smokin.gif" border="0" alt="[Chilling]" /> <img src="graemlins/smokin.gif" border="0" alt="[Chilling]" /> <img src="graemlins/smokin.gif" border="0" alt="[Chilling]" />
  • Reply 6 of 26
    OSX would be better if there was a decent way to turn font smoothing off as this really only works best on crts.

    And tinker tool doesnt work properly on 10.2.2.

    But apart from that OSX is good.
  • Reply 7 of 26
    ibrowseibrowse Posts: 1,749member
    it comes in a jaguar print box.
  • Reply 8 of 26
    ...Gateway uses screen caps of OS X in it's ads. Wait. That hasn't happened. YET.

  • Reply 9 of 26
    defiantdefiant Posts: 4,876member
    when the nerds on AI bitch about "recessed" interface and nothing else...
  • Reply 10 of 26
    i know osx is grrrrrreat when i can speak, with my incoherent mumbling and impediment, and it responds to what i intended it to. i even can make up my own commands for it to respond to.

    me: computer, tell me a fortune.

    computer: Working hard around here is like pissing on yourself in a dark suit; you get a warm feeling but nobody notices.

    its really funny to hear the computer say it in a computery voice.
  • Reply 11 of 26
    ...When you install it and realise you dont need to worry about networking hassles that you get with Windows computers. OSX = True Plug and Play
  • Reply 12 of 26
    emaneman Posts: 7,204member
    when you realize it's not from Microsoft
  • Reply 13 of 26
    ?you have XWindows and Aqua running at the same time. Thats just plain cool. <img src="graemlins/smokin.gif" border="0" alt="[Chilling]" />
  • Reply 14 of 26
    stunnedstunned Posts: 1,096member
    When I see the iTunes program. Its wayyyyyyyyyyyyyy better than winamp or any other mp3 player.
  • Reply 15 of 26
    All those cool BIG icons! So realistic looking.
  • Reply 16 of 26
    giaguaragiaguara Posts: 2,724member
    ... when you use your mac at airport just to use it and visibly!! photoshop, writing any papers, even simply playing... <img src="graemlins/smokin.gif" border="0" alt="[Chilling]" />
  • Reply 17 of 26
    ... when you've used Windows 98 for the last week.
  • Reply 18 of 26
    ... when you look down at your dock and the icons are so small you can't really tell what they are cause you have so much sh¡t open. ahhh.
  • Reply 19 of 26
    chychchych Posts: 860member
    ...When you're burning three CDs simultaneously, browsing web, IMing, and listening to music without a hitch...
  • Reply 20 of 26
    ...when you post 2230+ times since July @ AppleInsider. Then you know something's up..
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