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Right Tool for the Right Job

I use a Macbook 15."  Why?  Because it works.  I had a Windows failure 
when I was traveling and I made the switch.

At home I have a Vista Ultimate 64 machine, that I use for video 
editing.  It is a Core 2 Duo with 4GB of RAM, two Seagate 320GB SATA 
drives configured in a RAID 1 (mirrored) volume.
However I got that copy of Vista U. for free - thank you MS Action Pack!

I also used to use FreeBSD and Ubuntu - until a drive failed.  I never 
restored the system.  I used the Linux machine all thought my masters 
degree - thanks to OpenOffice.  I never had a compatibility problem when 
I sent files to classmates and they send them to me.

I also bought a cheap laptop off eBay and tossed Ubuntu on it as well. 
I used it for presentations, hooked it up to a projector and all was 
well with the world.


In conclusion, I believe in the right tool for the right job.
I am not anti Microsoft.  I believe in the free market system.
However I do not believe a truly cognizant customer has the right to 
bash other options.  I believe in choices.
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10/17/2009 7:36:33 PM
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On Oct 17, 3:36=A0pm, Justin <jus...@nobecauseihatespam.com> wrote:
> I use a Macbook 15." =A0Why? =A0Because it works. =A0I had a Windows fail=
ure
> when I was traveling and I made the switch.
>
> At home I have a Vista Ultimate 64 machine, that I use for video
> editing. =A0It is a Core 2 Duo with 4GB of RAM, two Seagate 320GB SATA
> drives configured in a RAID 1 (mirrored) volume.
> However I got that copy of Vista U. for free - thank you MS Action Pack!
>
> I also used to use FreeBSD and Ubuntu - until a drive failed. =A0I never
> restored the system. =A0I used the Linux machine all thought my masters
> degree - thanks to OpenOffice. =A0I never had a compatibility problem whe=
n
> I sent files to classmates and they send them to me.
>
> I also bought a cheap laptop off eBay and tossed Ubuntu on it as well.
> I used it for presentations, hooked it up to a projector and all was
> well with the world.
>
> In conclusion, I believe in the right tool for the right job.
> I am not anti Microsoft. =A0I believe in the free market system.
> However I do not believe a truly cognizant customer has the right to
> bash other options. =A0I believe in choices.

Where did you find a 15" MacBook?


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10/18/2009 4:14:50 AM
Mayor Of R'lyeh wrote:
> On Oct 17, 3:36 pm, Justin <jus...@nobecauseihatespam.com> wrote:
>> I use a Macbook 15."  Why?  Because it works.  I had a Windows failure
>> when I was traveling and I made the switch.
>>
>> At home I have a Vista Ultimate 64 machine, that I use for video
>> editing.  It is a Core 2 Duo with 4GB of RAM, two Seagate 320GB SATA
>> drives configured in a RAID 1 (mirrored) volume.
>> However I got that copy of Vista U. for free - thank you MS Action Pack!
>>
>> I also used to use FreeBSD and Ubuntu - until a drive failed.  I never
>> restored the system.  I used the Linux machine all thought my masters
>> degree - thanks to OpenOffice.  I never had a compatibility problem when
>> I sent files to classmates and they send them to me.
>>
>> I also bought a cheap laptop off eBay and tossed Ubuntu on it as well.
>> I used it for presentations, hooked it up to a projector and all was
>> well with the world.
>>
>> In conclusion, I believe in the right tool for the right job.
>> I am not anti Microsoft.  I believe in the free market system.
>> However I do not believe a truly cognizant customer has the right to
>> bash other options.  I believe in choices.
> 
> Where did you find a 15" MacBook?
> 
> 

I pulled it out of my ass.
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justin53 (598)
10/18/2009 4:35:11 AM
In article <hbe5tv$55d$2@news.eternal-september.org>, Justin <justin@nobecauseihatespam.com> wrote:

> Mayor Of R'lyeh wrote:
> > On Oct 17, 3:36 pm, Justin <jus...@nobecauseihatespam.com> wrote:
> >> I use a Macbook 15."  Why?  Because it works.  I had a Windows failure
> >> when I was traveling and I made the switch.
> >>
> >> At home I have a Vista Ultimate 64 machine, that I use for video
> >> editing.  It is a Core 2 Duo with 4GB of RAM, two Seagate 320GB SATA
> >> drives configured in a RAID 1 (mirrored) volume.
> >> However I got that copy of Vista U. for free - thank you MS Action Pack!
> >>
> >> I also used to use FreeBSD and Ubuntu - until a drive failed.  I never
> >> restored the system.  I used the Linux machine all thought my masters
> >> degree - thanks to OpenOffice.  I never had a compatibility problem when
> >> I sent files to classmates and they send them to me.
> >>
> >> I also bought a cheap laptop off eBay and tossed Ubuntu on it as well.
> >> I used it for presentations, hooked it up to a projector and all was
> >> well with the world.
> >>
> >> In conclusion, I believe in the right tool for the right job.
> >> I am not anti Microsoft.  I believe in the free market system.
> >> However I do not believe a truly cognizant customer has the right to
> >> bash other options.  I believe in choices.
> > 
> > Where did you find a 15" MacBook?
> > 
> > 
> 
> I pulled it out of my ass.

Sounds about right.
-- 
Mike
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mike139 (842)
10/18/2009 7:46:29 AM
Justin wrote:
> I use a Macbook 15."  Why?  

cuz your wife wouldn't allow you to buy a better computer

<snip>

/sorry lol
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Elizabot21 (127)
10/18/2009 9:50:31 AM
Elizabot wrote:
> Justin wrote:
>> I use a Macbook 15."  Why?  
> 
> cuz your wife wouldn't allow you to buy a better computer
> 
> <snip>
> 
> /sorry lol

I don't understand.
Can you explain the punchline?
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justin53 (598)
10/18/2009 7:36:32 PM
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