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Old 03-07-2005, 09:25 PM   #1
eantoranz
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Joke: what does BG think when he is formatting his computer?


Has anybody taken the time to consider this?

Come on! Think about it. After having our computer crippled by virus, trojans and all other sorts of malware just three months after having done this last time, we get to the point where we have to reformat our PC... what do we mortal users do? (Of course, this is cheap talk, as we all use linux, right? )we think of &/()%&%$%&$(() BG and all the folks at M$ and wish them sudden but painful death.

But... think about BG formatting his PC... what can he think? Well... I bet the Chief Software Architect's fate at the company should cross his mind ().. but he can't just blame the software. I'm just sure it's always the hardware's fault, right?

Maybe some day he'll get to the point of thinking: I'm just SICK of this! I'll give linspire a try!
 
Old 03-07-2005, 09:58 PM   #2
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LOL, yeah and i got post 4 more times to show you guys something thats gonna make your jaw drop
 
Old 03-07-2005, 10:26 PM   #3
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Oh, I bet Bill thinks:

"Gee, I really like running Linux and not being restricted by the Windows license and extremely, extremely annoying Activation scheme I push on the masses, muahahahaha!!"
 
Old 03-07-2005, 10:34 PM   #4
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OhNoNoNo I got it:

"Gee, I wish I could get Windows to look just like this Mac."
 
Old 03-07-2005, 10:42 PM   #5
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BG doesn't reformat his HDs,... he gets someone to do it FOR HIM. He doesn't use one machine. He uses a whole network of machines.

He's filthy rich,... if he wanted, he could have someone wipe his arse after he takes a dump.
 
Old 03-08-2005, 01:13 AM   #6
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i dont think he involves himself in that chore.

and if he does, he probably does it regularly installing new longhorn builds. i dont think bill gates has ever kept the same build of an OS on his computer longer than a month or two.
 
Old 03-08-2005, 01:40 AM   #7
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For all we know he might be running DOS 6.22 with Windows 3.11 on it. I don't know anybody who had to reformat their hard disk while running DOS. FORMAT C: was a dirty word those days. Since 98 onwards, FORMAT C: is your ultimate virus buster.
 
Old 03-08-2005, 01:47 AM   #8
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I would guess he is beind a massive firewall (probably running some BSD), then he probably has a good antivirus. And if he ever does have major problems he probably blames it on hardware.

I wounder what he does on his computer? Does he program? Play games? Just surf the web?
 
Old 03-08-2005, 03:29 AM   #9
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I'm quite sure he doesn't have this kind of idle time, I would also assume any idle time he does have would be spent with his family.
 
Old 03-08-2005, 04:59 AM   #10
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Hmmm
he might say that very naugty "F" word
after all he did say it once in front of cameras
when a computer he was demonstrating crashed
I believe somewhere is a site where you can see that very event
but I can't imagine anyone here being interested
being a very serious group of Linux users

floppy
 
Old 03-08-2005, 08:06 AM   #11
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Well for start, hes not filthy rich, he is disgustingly rich, He is the offical richest man in the world after that oil guy in kuwait. He probably has his own customized version of windows, or more proabable a nearly finished version of longhorn.

Hahahah his comp crashed, proabably running the dog turd 95 when he was giving it a knob polish with the demostrations.

Last edited by Mandrake[OS]; 03-08-2005 at 08:08 AM.
 
Old 03-08-2005, 08:27 AM   #12
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Hahahah his comp crashed, proabably running the dog turd 95 when he was giving it a knob polish with the demostrations.
You are a wanker and that is trash not worth the time taken to read it.
 
Old 03-08-2005, 08:32 AM   #13
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OMG, not you again, will you just shut the fuck up. What are you a windows Fan? Oh yeah Arch is a pile of shit, will you just leave it instead of attacking me all the time you knob.
 
Old 03-08-2005, 09:46 AM   #14
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RE:

who says he has to reformat his PC? I havent reformmated my PC in over 2 years because I take care of my PC and OS. Im sure Gates is constantly looking for ways to improve his OS and I wouldnt even be surprised if he's tested different versions of Linux to see what he likes and doesnt like. Remember his first concern and embarrassment was the instability of the 9X kernel so they trashed it in favor of the NT kernel. Now his main concern and embarrassment is security so Im sure thats what Longhorn will focus on.

Peace and Chicken Grease.
 
Old 03-08-2005, 11:08 AM   #15
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Hey !
Has nobody ever thought how all those full-time programmers managed to code so buggy programs ? I don't think it's because they are the worst of the world, in every big trust they try to get the bests and others are fired quickly.

The true reason is that Bill has the soul of a gamer. Do you remember the tutorial to learn how to manipulate mouse on win3.11? It was just representative of Bill gaming pulsions. So he imagined that he couldn't sell his games if there wasn't enough hardness in it. So he implemented enemies and traps, like Windows update, integrated firewall, netbios protocol weaknesses, and the last boss, the network configuration assistant !
But like in every popular games, Bill didn't forget the Godmode cheat to enter in the console that get rid of the bugs.

If cheatcodes for WinDoze was in the last pc magazine would you abandon Linux or any other *nix for an unbuggy Xp
Well not me I'm fed up with violent games !
 
  


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