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    You can love Apple. You can hate Apple. But they have the best ads.

    They always have. They always will.

    It kills you friggin Windows weenies, doesn't it?

    Think Different.

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    Budweiser has great commercials too...

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    I can't remember the last commercial I've seen on TV.
    Food for thought: if you aren't dead by 2050, you and your entire family will be within a few years from starvation. Now that is a cruel gift to leave for your offspring. ;)
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    Think differently.

    Lately I've been saying that Apple is the Republican Party of PC advertising.

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    I like that ad. I really do. Thanks for sharing, Pcad.
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    We are what we think. All that we are arises with our thoughts. With our thoughts, we make the world.
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    Please dont outsmart the censor. That is a very expensive censor and every time one of you guys outsmart it it makes someone at the home office feel bad. We dont wanna do that. So dont cleverly disguise bad words.

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    I'd just like to thank Apple for changing the charging pins on the new iPod touch just enough so that none of my older charging systems works for it, forcing me to spend a ton getting things that will work.

    Thanks Apple

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    yeah, but with the new one you know you're really cool. you should be thanking them

    I've been cool since last spring, after many uncool years w/Windows...meh
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    Quote Originally Posted by UnsafeAlpine View Post
    I'd just like to thank Apple for changing the charging pins on the new iPod touch just enough so that none of my older charging systems works for it, forcing me to spend a ton getting things that will work.

    Thanks Apple
    Well, it is different.

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    Quote Originally Posted by UnsafeAlpine View Post
    I'd just like to thank Apple for changing the charging pins on the new iPod touch just enough so that none of my older charging systems works for it, forcing me to spend a ton getting things that will work.

    Thanks Apple
    Maybe it's because they don't feel like filling warranty claims when people destroy their iPod by using an out-dated PSU.

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    Use Apple if you don't do much your computer and just want it work. Use Windblows if you enjoy sampling from a HUGE pool of programs. Use Linux if you want both.
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    What's frightening is how coherent Hickey was in posting that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hickeydog View Post
    Use Linux if you want both.
    that's what I need to do one of these days.
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    People whose sig line does not include a jsharr quote annoy me.

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    Vista Ultimate on my media server
    Vista Business on my office machine
    Mobile 6.0 on my PDA phone
    Xbox and X360 as extenders on my network

    All the advertising in the world won't get me to switch.

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    There are commercials on TV?

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    I will buy a Mac when they sponsor a Nascar Cup team for an entire season.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jsharr View Post
    I will buy a Mac when they sponsor a Nascar Cup team for an entire season.
    I bet they would have the best looking and most expensive car on the track.

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    Quote Originally Posted by colorider View Post
    Phobias are for irrational fears. Fear of junk ripping badgers is perfectly rational. Those things are nasty.

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    I use a PC (Windows XP) at work.

    I use a MacBook at home, and just bought an iPhone. My wife uses a PC both at work and home, both running XP. She, too, has an iPhone. I don't really have a preference one way or the other with regards to what OS my system runs, so long as it works and is fairly stable.

    That said, I hate the Apple ads. They're not accurate. My MIL just got a new computer with Vista, and I had no problems at all in setting it up for her. Her existing peripherals worked with simple downloads of the most current drivers. Meanwhile, I have peripherals that won't work with my MacBook. I especially hate the current one where they pick on Windows for not calling their OS Vista anymore. They're trying to point out that MS is trying to distance themselves from the stigma of Vista. What bothers me is that Apple renames their OS, too (Tiger, Leopard, Jaguar, Cheetah, Ocelot, Puma, whatever). So I guess it's OK for them to rename their OS every time it's upgraded, but not for MS to do the same with Windows.
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    ok, I just watched it and, while it's a pretty cool statement, none of it pertains to apple. I mean are we supposed to believe they all used Macs or something? My bet is that had most of them done their incredible work on computers, most of them would have been using PCs.

    EDIT: This was all typed out on an iPod touch.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CliftonGK1 View Post
    I bet they would have the best looking and most expensive car on the track.
    But they'd have to send it to Cupertino every time it needed fuel.

    I run 2000(!) at work, XP on home desktop, and Vista HP on personal laptop. No complaints about any of them. All work well. No software or driver issues on the Vista machine. I'm just sayin'.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jsharr View Post
    Time will tell.
    You'll see.

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    Quote Originally Posted by monogodo View Post
    I hate the Apple ads. They're not accurate.
    Now there's a barometer for great advertising. Accuracy.

    That's like picking the winner of the Tour de France on Style Points.

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    Quote Originally Posted by vtjim View Post
    But they'd have to send it to Cupertino every time it needed iGas.
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    Quote Originally Posted by patentcad View Post
    Now there's a barometer for great advertising. Accuracy.
    Like anyone would have bought WinXP if the advertising was accurate:

    "We're pretty sure that enough of the bugs have been dealt with to a degree where it should install. Probably. Where do you want to go today?
    Stack Dump at Module 01XE:LKHDSF()*EHRNF
    Advertisment halted. Would you like to send an error message?"

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    Quote Originally Posted by x136 View Post
    That's modern advertising for you. No substance whatsoever, just stuff to try to make you feel warm fuzzies when you think of a certain "brand".



    "Look at these puppies?
    Aren't these cute puppies?
    Everyone loves puppies.
    They're so cute!
    Aww.

    COORS"
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    Advertising is often unrelated to substance. It's frequently about creating an emotional tie to a brand, because people often buy on emotion more than anything else. And few ads do that as effectively as the Apple 'Think Different' spot, whether you think it's hooey or not.

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