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Old 06-22-2005, 02:47 PM   #16
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Just thought of one,
Why would you want to pay $200+ for M$, if you can get something better (linux) for free.
 
Old 06-22-2005, 02:55 PM   #17
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I've been using as my sig for Usenet the past few weeks:

linux - official windows replacement part
 
Old 06-22-2005, 04:22 PM   #18
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not really a "joke," but kind of clever:


What if toasters had Operating Systems?

a) Windows toaster:
The windows toaster looks nice, but sometimes it just won't make toast, it
either comes out burnt or raw, or it stops half way through. also, you
have to unplug the toaster, plug it back in again, and wait 5 minutes each
time you want to try and make some toast. For every loaf of bread you buy,
you are forced to buy a license for a new toaster to go with it, and you will
get sued if you let someone else have some of your toast.

b) MAC toaster
The MAC toaster has no settings or controls and it looks very stylish, but
will only accept proprietary size bread which can only be bought from
Apple main dealers at 10 times the price of regular bread. If it breaks
you will have to ship it to a licensed repair shop for service. The toast is
fine except that the size of the bread is so odd, you can't actually eat
the toast it produces, although it does look good.

c) Linux toaster.
The linux toaster looks awful, it has wires crimped together hanging out
of it, and pieces grafted from other toasters. the first time you make
toast with it it burns it, the next time its raw, but after you read the
man pages and invoke the command line, toast -verbose -breadsize 50132
-eject -o z3321 > /dev/toast | more, and it makes perfect toast forever
and never breaks.
 
Old 06-22-2005, 04:36 PM   #19
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Good one "Genesee" Your right, it's not a joke. It belongs in Scientific American...

KC
 
Old 04-03-2009, 03:03 PM   #20
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Linux Jokes

Call me lazy but I just typed in http://www.linuxjokes.com

horrible looking site but some good jokes on there.

Zelo
 
Old 04-03-2009, 04:12 PM   #21
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"Besides, I think Slackware sounds better than 'Microsoft,' don't you?"

I always thought Slackware sounds like a brand of incontinent pants.
 
Old 04-03-2009, 04:25 PM   #22
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I've lost my sense of humor anyways.
 
Old 08-11-2009, 02:04 PM   #23
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Does anyone know when LILO AND GRUB is coming out? The only place that shows it is in 64 bits.
 
Old 11-12-2009, 03:47 PM   #24
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Ha ha good one PenGUiN_6_1!
 
Old 11-12-2009, 04:48 PM   #25
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Quote:
Going from DOS to Linux is like trading a glider for an F117
MS-DOS, you can't live with it, you can live without it.
i dont like these jokes.
if i sort linux windows dos by User interface it would be:
Windows
Dos
Linux
if i sort linux windows dos by overall operation it would be:
Dos
Linux
Windows (BSoD)
overall i think Dos is better then linux and linux is better then windowss
 
Old 11-12-2009, 05:54 PM   #26
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I think you are going to have to specify the version of DOS if you are going to make a claim like that. Linux/Unix is designed for massive amounts of users, DOS for a single user, single PC. Please clarify what it is that makes DOS the bestest in your opinion.
 
Old 11-12-2009, 05:59 PM   #27
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In the early days of DOS Airlines
Bill Gates said

Quote:
No Jumbo jet will ever need more than one engine


floppy
 
Old 11-12-2009, 06:06 PM   #28
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Genesee View Post
not really a "joke," but kind of clever:


What if toasters had Operating Systems?

a) Windows toaster:
The windows toaster looks nice, but sometimes it just won't make toast, it
either comes out burnt or raw, or it stops half way through. also, you
have to unplug the toaster, plug it back in again, and wait 5 minutes each
time you want to try and make some toast. For every loaf of bread you buy,
you are forced to buy a license for a new toaster to go with it, and you will
get sued if you let someone else have some of your toast.

b) MAC toaster
The MAC toaster has no settings or controls and it looks very stylish, but
will only accept proprietary size bread which can only be bought from
Apple main dealers at 10 times the price of regular bread. If it breaks
you will have to ship it to a licensed repair shop for service. The toast is
fine except that the size of the bread is so odd, you can't actually eat
the toast it produces, although it does look good.

c) Linux toaster.
The linux toaster looks awful, it has wires crimped together hanging out
of it, and pieces grafted from other toasters. the first time you make
toast with it it burns it, the next time its raw, but after you read the
man pages and invoke the command line, toast -verbose -breadsize 50132
-eject -o z3321 > /dev/toast | more, and it makes perfect toast forever
and never breaks.
I read that before somewhere, but reading it again gave me a good laugh. I like it
 
Old 11-12-2009, 06:23 PM   #29
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Quote:
Originally Posted by XavierP View Post
I think you are going to have to specify the version of DOS if you are going to make a claim like that. Linux/Unix is designed for massive amounts of users, DOS for a single user, single PC. Please clarify what it is that makes DOS the bestest in your opinion.
maybe consider some people like to do one thing at a time on one computer at a time?
 
Old 11-13-2009, 04:41 AM   #30
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So how does that make DOS superior? I can do one thing at a time on my Linux box...
 
  


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