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Backlash from a Mac hippie

Okay, so I finally got my refund for that iMac I bought, which is good. I've also made the executive decision not to buy another Mac because of all the crap from the computer (and Apple) concerning the whole fracas.

Someone on a newsgroup posted one of those "Why Macs SUCK" posts you see every so often, so I added to the conversation and whoa nelly... did I get a response from some Mac hippie. He blasted with name calling like "moronic f--kwit" (seriously, that's what he said) and blah blah blah.. frickin' hilarious.

It's true I got some of the terminology wrong when I posted to that newsgroup, but hey.. like I care.

Mac hippies are fiercely devoted to their Macs. It goes way beyond a preference. They are LOUD, obnoxious and generally annoying all around. When anyone criticizes a Mac, they all stand up to defend the Mac to the tune of... WHAT?! SOMEONE DOESN'T LIKE A MAC! He's.. just.. WRONG! OH MY GOD, I gotta SAY SOMETHING about THAT... and they do.

Hilarity ensues. It's damn funny. At least to me it is.


There is justice in this world. In the same thread, someone else was nice enough to shut the original guy up, apologize for him (wasn't necessary but it was nice) and genuinely say "Sorry your Mac didn't work out."

The hippie was silenced. 😉

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Up in the tall hours of the night

Yours truly fell asleep this afternoon like a doofus which means I'll be up all night because I'm not tired. Sigh..

Being that I'm up and bored out of my skull, here's some more writing-for-the-sake-of-writing writing.

I pity da fool!

A product of boredom: Daily Dose of Mr. T

Shack gets stomped

Radio Shack's stock plunged 62%. My reaction? Good! The company sucks. My father worked for those idiots for fifteen years, was subsequently forced out of the company and I am nothing but pleased that those guys are getting the axe thrown to 'em. I hope RS gets stomped and stomped hard. That company completely abandoned its hobbyist theme in favor a "Let's stuff as much corporate crap in our stores as possible.. and um.. let's not sell our own products and charge three times as much for them." Great formula, guys. Now you see where it got you.

Update much?

Anyone ever notice that hasn't been updated in about.. oh.. six years? The content "changes" daily but it's still six years old.

A really long time ago I used to use SNET (now SBC) for my internet service (ah, the days of dial-up..) and they still have pages that are four years old.

Speaking of old...

If I still had my first car today, it would be twenty-two years old and classify for "vintage" plates in some states.

Worst web sites of 2005

One of my all time favorite web sites is having a poll for worst sites of 2005 (the candidates).

Holy crap are there some doozies in there. Ones that make your eyes hurt.. possibly bleed. They're that bad. The soccer league web site is the worst one in my opinion. There's crap blinking everywhere, "best viewed with" icons, animated GIFs all over the place.. whew.. this site's got it all. It truly does suck. Hit the link above to check it out.

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