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Old 11-05-2007, 11:08 AM   #1
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Ironic Stuff on MAC Website


http://store.apple.com/1-800-MY-APPL...nplm=T9188LL/A

Check that stuff out
Sounds more like hyperbolic satire than true sells wording.

After all "Excel: Graph to your heartís content
The powerful charting tools in Excel help you create and manipulate charts and graphs more easily than ever before. "

Doesn't that sound anti climatic or whatever?
 
Old 11-05-2007, 11:23 AM   #2
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Moved: This thread is more suitable in General and has been moved accordingly to help your thread/question get the exposure it deserves.
 
Old 11-05-2007, 12:04 PM   #3
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Sorry, but I'm missing the point here......Yes, it is advertising "fluff".

I assume the words are not Apple's, but rather come from farther north.
 
Old 11-05-2007, 11:35 PM   #4
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Well I am just analyzing the way stuff is said, and what I am saying is that the "fluff" sounds ironic, like almost mocking MS, Create and manipulate charts more than ever before? doesn't that sound so stupid, like cliche. Its just a MS product on the Mac Site, I just think the slogans are too cheesy and stuff... dont you?
 
Old 11-06-2007, 02:02 AM   #5
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Like an infomercial.

Yes! You can do it too... For only $6.95*. It only takes seconds!











(* plus $150 + tax, shipping and handling...)
 
Old 11-11-2007, 02:44 PM   #6
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Something like that...
 
Old 11-12-2007, 11:14 AM   #7
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I have worked with computers for 35 years. In that time, I have learned patience.

Over the last 15 years or so, Microsoft Word is the ONLY software product which goaded me to the point where I did something bad. I twisted a keyboard into two pieces (well, two big ones and a bunch of little ones as it shattered) without even realizing I was doing it as Word97 absolutely INSISTED on doing it its way, rather than paying attention to how I wanted to do it. I have had no use for Word since that time, though sometimes necessity dictates and I use it. In fact, on Windows, I still prefer to use Wordperfect 8, which was the last good WP release.

However, I must say that Excel is the best spreadsheet on the market, hands down.
 
Old 11-13-2007, 12:11 AM   #8
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even with my mac, i use parallels in order to use excel...but numbers (which i have not tried) looks comparable.
 
Old 11-13-2007, 11:02 AM   #9
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But wait... Don't answer yet! We also include this fabulous set of super sharp knives which which you can burn, twist and smash, and they'll keep on cutting just like new! See how they cut cleanly through even the toughest keyborads with ease?
Truly anti-climatic, I'd say. Except I don't see the connection with weather...
 
  


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