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Old 10-29-2003, 12:26 PM   #16
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i don't "hate" microsoft, i just don't like their products, their business practices, or their attitude.

M$ would like nothing else than to see linux wiped off the face of the planet forever -- that would increase their profits by hundreds of millions if not billions of dollars. granted "hate" is a pretty strong word -- i'm not talking about any kind of "holy war" attitude or anything -- but what is not to find *distasteful,* at least, about that?
 
Old 10-29-2003, 12:55 PM   #17
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i tried to but only post topic changed not the entire posting heading

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Old 10-29-2003, 01:25 PM   #18
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i tried to but only post topic changed not the entire posting heading
oh sorry, i didn't mean the post title or anything. i was referring to trickykid and Azmeen saying "i don't hate ms," "who cares," etc. so i was saying that for me, it is too strong a thing to say "i hate ms," but still we have to face the reality that MS is seriously trying to curtail linux use -- through anticompetitive practices, through the SCO thing, etc. -- and imho that is at least enough to say that MS sux.
 
Old 10-30-2003, 08:06 PM   #19
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Well let me be the first one to say I do hate microsoft. For years I have bought software from them only for it to no longer be supported or for it to be so virus proned it is useless. I have stacks of windows programs and there is not one worth a dime. I just don't understand why people buy there stuff? Makes me sick to think good programs like Nero and Adobe and such have to write there programs to work on such a crappy platform because most of us prefer windows. People in general are so scared of new things and for that I also hate MS. Why do they even speak of security or promise the latter better when they just get worse. I feel bad that some of the people I see in these forums still have to boot windows to play a game or at work or to run a picture program and I hope linux gets in the market enough for the programs to be ported. Bill Gates is filthy rich off promising something thus far he is unable to fulfill. I guess this is why Linux Rocks!

Just my 2 cents!
 
Old 10-31-2003, 03:11 AM   #20
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woohoo!

at least there is wine and winex
 
Old 01-02-2004, 06:26 AM   #21
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I think we should rally extremely larg amounts of people all over the world and BURN down all of Microsofts buildings (at night so no one gets hurt) and then give bill the finger







just kidding of course
 
Old 01-02-2004, 11:41 AM   #22
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blah blah blah, more mindless Microsoft ranting. Geez, it's an operating system, not a life style. Im a conservative republican (which doesn't mean much at 15 ) and I use linux, because it is an operating system, not a lifestyle.
p.s. but the GPL does sound kind of like The Communist Manifesto by Karl Marx

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Old 01-02-2004, 12:18 PM   #23
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Originally posted by unimaginative

p.s. but the GPL does sound kind of like The Communist Manifesto by Karl Marx
it does though doesnt it!
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blah blah blah, more mindless Microsoft ranting
that article not a rant

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Old 01-02-2004, 04:00 PM   #24
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Who cares what Microsoft is doing? If your using Linux, that's all that should matter at least if your not using Linux to make money and it doesn't really matter what the competition is doing..
Hey trickster! I am sorry, but in this particular case I have to disagree. While using Linux helps you not need to care, at the same you cant ignore the news either. It simply will not go away.

Think of it like this. People that do not store music on their PC or use mp3 files may not really care about rights infringments, but they may still think the RIAA is out of line, and their voice counts.
 
Old 01-02-2004, 04:05 PM   #25
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Think of it like this. People that do not store music on their PC or use mp3 files may not really care about rights infringments, but they may still think the RIAA is out of line, and their voice counts.
Very nice example ; That describes my POV to a "T".
I consider MP3 worthless crap.
Same for Windows.
I use neither.
I still voice my opinion on them though.
 
Old 01-04-2004, 04:59 PM   #26
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If windows crashes due to bugs.. then why the programs dosen't crash for the second time when you try to do the same thing?
I mean.. If something crashes when you try to do a certain thing, due to it's bugs, why dosen't it crashes second or third time when you try to do the same thing? and them crashes around the fourth and fifth time again.

I have no clue why this happen, but I have experienced this enough times.

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Originally posted by Bill Gates on Microsoft Windows"
"This program has performed an illegal operation and will be shut down"
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"The system has recovered from a serious error. Please tell Bill Gates about this problem"
 
Old 03-26-2004, 12:18 PM   #27
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Or just contribute to an existing M$ type thread which seems we are only getting more and more when we have dozens of existing ones.. ughhh.. I don't hate Microsoft, but I hate these kinds of threads. Who cares what Microsoft is doing? If your using Linux, that's all that should matter at least if your not using Linux to make money and it doesn't really matter what the competition is doing..
Wow. Finally, someone with some intelligence here.

Could I explain somethign to you people? As he said, there are dozens of "I hate Microsoft" thread around. Why not put that in there?

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Very nice example ; That describes my POV to a "T".
I consider MP3 worthless crap.
Same for Windows.
I use neither.
I still voice my opinion on them though.
In other words, you do not feel secure enough in thinking you are correct and just doing it, you have to rant and bitch about it? How clever.

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Hey trickster! I am sorry, but in this particular case I have to disagree. While using Linux helps you not need to care, at the same you cant ignore the news either. It simply will not go away.
Guess what? You dont have to rant on how you hate Microsoft and how it sucks ass to give news. News may be considered giving a link in a thread, however giving a link to a rant on how windows suck is not news. This is a bitching/rant thread. Do not confuse them. To say, Microshat sucks! Or Windoze is for lusers! Is not "news" in which you have to hear about because it will be detrimental to the Linux community, it is simply a person who does not realize that noone gives a shit what his/her opinion is, and yet gives it anyway. News may be something to do with the SCO which is purely analytical which allows the reader to form his or own opinion on a subject, not someone stating facts which are carved apart in order to prove his opinion.

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that article not a rant
Something in which it gives an opinion on a subject, which is either for or against such a subject, is to be considered a rant. A rant is not only people saying "windoze sucks" but also can be for all those who try to give evidence. Whether or not you believe something is bad, to bitch about it, even in an intelligent manner, is considered ranting.

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Bill Gates is filthy rich off promising something thus far he is unable to fulfill.
Hmm. Kinda reminds me of most politicians. Shall we take them out and burn them too?

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MS is seriously trying to curtail linux use -- through anticompetitive practices, through the SCO thing
You live in a capitalist society, get used to it buddy.


I would continue but I am getting bored of your ranting. To sum it up, I think you all should just stick to your couple rant threads and stop making new ones. There are more than enough to curse Windows to your utter happiness.
 
Old 03-26-2004, 01:12 PM   #28
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does that make u feel better about yourself?
 
Old 03-26-2004, 03:16 PM   #29
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You live in a capitalist society, get used to it buddy.
i'm not used to it when they BREAK THE LAW to get UNFAIR ADVANTAGE. buddy.
 
Old 03-27-2004, 03:23 AM   #30
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Yes, it'd be nice if, upon seeing the challenge from Linux, Microsoft thought "hey a competitor, we'd better raise our game and compete them out of the marketplace," but that is the last thing they'd try, as we can see. Much better to spread lies about the competition and, if that isn't sufficient, abuse the law to litigate them out of existence.

Perhaps it isn't sensible to hate Microsoft. Hate isn't a useful emotion. But definitely we should resist.
 
  


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