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Postby Dr. X » Mon Nov 03, 2008 9:04 pm

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Advertising, Advertising, Advertising, Fix Vista...

This is just a simple little vignette I whipped up as a birthday gift for my Apple-crazed dad.

The actual ad can be found here.

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Postby Jaye Tea » Mon Nov 03, 2008 11:36 pm

nice, but I must admit, I'm a PC.
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Postby Adean » Tue Nov 04, 2008 12:23 am

No shame in that. The flaws of a PC are terribly exaggerated in those commercials. I haven't had a blue screen of death since...... I was a really little kid. Seriously though, macs crash at least just as often as PCs. It's retarded to think otherwise.

Great vignette X. Looks just like it.
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Postby Dr. X » Tue Nov 04, 2008 12:28 am

I didn't build this to express a disdain for PCs, just as a gift to my Apple-loving dad. Just FYI.

Actually, even though I own a Mac, I really don't mind PCs. They've got a lot of things that Macs don't have. My only kibble is that you've got to install anti-virus software or your computer is dead. I've got a PC on my Intel Mac, and I use it to play games and stuff.

And thanks guys, for the comments!
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Postby ahp77 » Tue Nov 04, 2008 7:49 am

I like XP (Windows 2001). Vista sucks. My dad ends up causing a unamountable amount of lag wherever he goes on roblox with it.
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Postby Popchik » Tue Nov 04, 2008 11:05 am

Very nice. does look just like the add.
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Postby OneEye589 » Tue Nov 04, 2008 11:27 am

I'm not a big computer person, I just know how to run it and that's about it, so differences in computing power aren't that big of a deal to me.

All I know is that I've used PCs my entire life. I've used Macs before and because I have only used PCs, Macs are just wicked awkward to me.

As for XP versus Vista I can't honestly tell the difference. I mean, I know stuff about computers, I can do computer stuff, and I can see the differences, but theydon't seem bad to me. They're just different.
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Postby Dr. X » Tue Nov 04, 2008 1:16 pm

Actually, Vista can randomly give you a whole slew of problems. My friend's was so glitched (and his dad builds computers for a living), that they went back to XP because there entire system crashed.

I've been using both PC and Mac my whole life, so I'm used to both. I sometimes miss those gigantic heavy ugly-looking square monitors, though, and the huge rectangular noisy PCs. But my room has space constraints (too many Legos), so a Mac (uber-thin, no rectangular tower) works perfectly.
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Postby IVhorseman » Tue Nov 04, 2008 1:49 pm

Actually, Vista isn't really all that terrible. Microsoft Office 2007 is the real problem, and since it's packaged with vista and the most used application, the association leads to people saying vista sucks.
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Postby pesgores » Tue Nov 04, 2008 2:40 pm

Isn't it a way to maintain both 2003 and 2007 MS Word in the same PC?
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Postby james+burgundy » Tue Nov 04, 2008 3:25 pm

Im a Pc but if i had the $ then id be a Mac
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Postby Shaeph » Tue Nov 04, 2008 4:33 pm

I'm also a pc,
but soon I will build my own PC for about 900$
and it will be awesome
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Postby The Wizard » Tue Nov 04, 2008 4:56 pm

I'm a PC, and I use Vista. If you actually try it, it works.

"My friend's cousin's dad used vista, and it crashed"

Yeah, your friend's cousin's dad must be trying to run illegal files if he failed that bad.
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Postby Dr. X » Tue Nov 04, 2008 5:10 pm

It was actually kind of funny. It was glitched so bad that if you tried to do ANYTHING, and I mean anything, a window would pop up and say "Are you sure you want to proceed with this action?". So say you wanted to type in 'lego' on the google bar. First, you would have to open IE. "ARE YOU SURE YOU WANT TO PROCEED WITH THIA ACTION?" you click yes. Then you click in the Google bar "ARE YOU SURE YOU WANT TO PROCEED WITH THIA ACTION?" you click yes. Then you press 'l' on your keyboard. "ARE YOU SURE YOU WANT TO PROCEED WITH THIA ACTION?" and on and on like Bonn-o-Tron.. eventually there entire system crashed, and his dad had to build a new one of those giant black humming tower computers from scratch.
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Postby 501stCadians » Tue Nov 04, 2008 6:24 pm

Dr. X wrote:and on and on like Bonn-o-Tron.. eventually there entire system crashed, and his dad had to build a new one of those giant black humming tower computers from scratch.



ARE YOU SURE YOU WANT TO PROCEED WITH THAT ACTION?


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Also,X,it is an awsome little mini-set. You sohuld market it to the Lego company.
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