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Old 12-03-2004, 09:25 PM   #1
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"I hate Microsoft" movie

I'm making a movie about why I hate Microsoft, and there are many reasons people hate Microsoft that I don't know about, so I NEED YOUR HELP! Just post why you hate Microsoft or any ideas about the movie. Contributors will be able to see the movie before it is released to the general public (or Microsoft).
Old 12-03-2004, 09:43 PM   #2
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Microsoft makes their cdroms from ground-up puppy bones. <--this is true

ok, maybe not. But they do animal testing of their software on puppies.

actually that's not really true either.

I got nuthin.

can I still be in the movie?

I'd like to be Paul Allen's stunt double.
Old 12-03-2004, 09:45 PM   #3
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Actually, I changed my mind. Can I be a gaffer?

I don't really know what a gaffer is, but I'm sure I could do a google search and figure out what that is by the time production starts.
Old 12-03-2004, 09:50 PM   #4
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gaffers are the lighting bitches... Haha, they climb the poles and mount the lights. And run the electrical sometimes, but that's usually the grip's job. Why do I know that?
Old 12-03-2004, 10:06 PM   #5
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Why do I know that?
I don't really know. But don't think that just 'cause you know what a gaffer is that you're getting my job. Get your own. In fact I've unionized already. Yeah, if you want to be a gaffer you have to apply to the 384th Linuxquestions light holders and mounters union.
Old 12-03-2004, 10:26 PM   #6
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I like puppets.
Old 12-04-2004, 12:55 AM   #7
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Clearly the movie is going to need pyro-technics. I am already a pyro so I call that job.

L.Q.P-T.U.-854 Membership #1235

I've also started a union. Although we are looking for members... as long as they pay the union dues up front.
Old 12-04-2004, 01:17 AM   #8
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Hate is such a strong word, how about dislike? I dislike MS because of the obvious, windows is buggy and insecure. You can also add monopolistic (is that a word?, lol) to the list but all that aside MS does give many milllions in aid to charities so its not all bad. Of course you will have a small part of the movie that deals with Linux being a better OS than Windows right?
Old 12-04-2004, 02:43 AM   #9
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I hate Microsoft because Bill Gates stole my puppy. Nothing in this world is worse than puppy theft. Nothing.
Old 12-04-2004, 03:27 AM   #10
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I want to be either in charge of the dolly grip or the casting couch. Ding dong (in best Terry Thomas voice).
Old 12-04-2004, 10:54 AM   #11
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because Bill Gates could give me 50 million dollars and still be the riches man in the world but he wont. I hate em (wait strongly dislike is more politically correct)
Old 12-04-2004, 11:03 AM   #12
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I don't really hate Microsoft nor do I hate their software. What I don't like is their general business practices though. I don't use Microsoft cause I have so many other choices that work for me in a more stable, secure environment.

But what I do believe is that no one should use other software alternatives because you hate Microsoft, that's not a good enough reason to me and shouldn't be a reason at all. Don't hate, just disagree and dislike. Hate is not a good word to use in any case, unless your talking about biting insects, now I hate them... all of them.
Old 12-04-2004, 12:38 PM   #13
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OK, so that could be the movie: You have the 'I hate ms' puppet and then another, wiser, puppet says 'Do not hate, hate leads to the dark side' and then the other one says 'I hate star wars, too' and blows everything up. Meanwhile, the casting couch guy builds a pvr from scraps around the studio and installs LFS on it.
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Will there be any Microsoft zombie-morons against Linux open-minded elvish-type heroes ?

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Blecch, Elves. Linux Vikings would be much cooler. Then godheadSilo could do the soundtrack, that would kick ass.


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