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Mac vs PC

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by Jon, Nov 10, 2009.

  1. Jon

    Jon Mmmm... bulbophyllum...

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    Ok... so I am comfortable with PCs, and I can make them work pretty well for me. I've always had bad luck with Apple products (I'm on my 7th iPhone, I think). But I have to give props to the marketing folks at Apple. Those PC vs Mac commercials are fantastic.
     
  2. Dale

    Dale New Member

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    They're OK, but nothing you're gonna see nominated on the Cleo Awards. Carl's Jr on the other hand.... They need to award Oscars to those.
     
  3. Karen

    Karen Species nut

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    Jon, if you'd just quit dropping the poor things!
    LOL!
     
  4. Marni

    Marni Well-Known Member Staff Member Supporting Member

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    I've only had one 6 months, but I've only had the one. It is still working fine. How long have you had an iPhone and what has been wrong with 7 of them?
     
  5. Jon

    Jon Mmmm... bulbophyllum...

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    1 was stolen, and I've had to exchange all the others. Wifi didn't work well, Bluetooth failed, unexpected reboots, hardware failures, etc. I just have terrible experience with the iPhone. It's a love/hate kind of relationship. I've had the current one for about a year. I gave up on trying to get one that worked as well as it should. This one is about to die, but I haven't been very nice to it either. I'll probably get another one when it goes to India to get recycled.
     
  6. Forrest

    Forrest Really Neat

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    I like the Ocean spray commercials. They remind me of a couple friends of mine.
     
  7. Karen

    Karen Species nut

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    Dang, you better NOT post me in that!
    LOL!
     
  8. Mary Jane

    Mary Jane New Member

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    No shit. It's almost like being there, I would guess.:clap:
     
  9. Tom_in_PA

    Tom_in_PA I am not an addict

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    :clap: LOL :clap:
     
  10. Ray

    Ray Orchid Iconoclast Supporting Member

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    One of the IT guys I know has a picture of the PC guy pointing a gun at the MAC guy, saying simply "Shut Up."
     
  11. Jon

    Jon Mmmm... bulbophyllum...

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    Never seen one, Forrest.
     
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    Posey New Member

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    Yup, can't help think that every time I see it. LOL.
     
  13. Mary Jane

    Mary Jane New Member

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    LOL! Man, I can hear the frantic scratching off of names on somebody's Christmas card list right now.
     
  14. Dale

    Dale New Member

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    :D
     
  15. Binky

    Binky Fries anyone?

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    7th iPhone! I'm still on my first Micky Mouse phone.
     
  16. Chris

    Chris New Member

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    Well, Jon, I am an Apple person. I'm not a fanboy by any means, they do make mistakes, and I get appropriately pissed when something doesn't work. They aren't perfect by any means, but they are way closer than a PC. My two Mac notebooks have been near invincible.

    Oh, and I'm still on iPhone number 1.
     
  17. Jon

    Jon Mmmm... bulbophyllum...

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    Hey man... I've had this laptop for 4.5 years, and I've had no problems. I've had my desktop for 7 years, and it's still working well (or so I assume, I haven't used it since I've been back). Macs & PCs are built for different purposes, and I know my way around a PC. I can make it work pretty well for me. Though I suspect that's because I pay attention to what I'm doing with it, and I don't install every program that I've ever been offered...
     
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    I for one have never bought into the Apple hype. I have had many PC's over the last 16 years and I have got good service out of all of them. They just stole the Apple idea from The Beatles so they are sh*t in my book for ever. iTunes sucks by the way as does Quicktime.
     
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    I laugh at the last class I audited. There were 3 students with Apples. They could never find where there files were stored.
     
  20. Candace

    Candace Kept Woman Supporting Member

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    I'm happily plunking away on my new MacBook Pro 15" laptop. My G4 died last week at 7 years old. May she RIP. Hubby sells PC's for a living and we have only had Apples in our house. Kind of tells you something;>