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Old 11-02-10, 09:02 AM
julf julf is offline
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Default Fair Comparisons

Would it be helpful if we broke Paul's post down
to its component parts for easy refutation?

Let me take a pot shot at a favourite peeve...

10. the vast majority of Bristol Owners seem to use Macs
10.a which I think reveals an individual streak
10.b where utility and quality are more important
than following the masses.

Umh, using a Mac is following the masses. It's paying a
very high price for somebody else figuring out what your
user experience should be, and locking you into it. But
at least Apple manages to wrap it in a solid layer of
trendiness, so that real Macinistas will buy anything
that is translucent white and has a name beginning with

Real individualists use Linux

For a good analogy with cars, see