>Buy a Macintosh -- that would settle every problem you have with a PC...
Hee hee hee!!
I like this guy!
Sometimes I get depressed when I'm running Photoshop 3.0, Netscape
Navigator 2.0b5, Eudora (POP client), Telnet, Anarchie (FTP client),
ClarisWorks, BBEdit Lite, PageMaker 6.0 and Macromedia Director 4.0.4
simultaneously on my Mac LC 630 with 20MB of RAM (using RAMDoubler) and
then I have to twiddle my thumbs while I format a floppy disk or scan a
colour image. I think to myself "what a pity the Amiga didn't really make
it big, I used to be able to format three floppies at once and still keep
working on my old 68000 powered Amiga".
But then I smile as I realise that at least I've got a Macintosh, because
if I was using Windows 95 on a 486/66 with 20MB I probably wouldn't even be
able to get all this software running at the same time.
>A machine that crashes justabout every time you click the mouse button? No
>thanks I'd rather stick with incompatiblity. At least I will eventually get
>it working, unlike a Mac...
>A wise Mac user once said to me: "If your Mac isn't crashing daily, then you
>are not using it to its full potential"
That is absolute nonsense. I'm stunned by the exceptional display of
ignorance demonstrated in your words.
The above list of software I mentioned is not what I run every day, but I'm
always using at least three or four large, demanding applications along
with several other smaller ones, in other words I push the machine really
hard. I get maybe one crash every two days, and those are typically caused
by the Netscape beta I'm using.
I would say to you that the wise Mac user you quote knew as much about
configuring a Macintosh to run smoothly as you do about configuring Windows
95 to run smoothly.
Do you think Apple sell more computers than any other manufacturer just by
accident? Or maybe, just maybe, it's because they're good computers?
Sorry Joshua, but I just can't stand to see people with shit dribbling down
their chins, it's downright embarrasing. I hope you've got Kleenex.
Anyway, I've always been grateful for all the Macintosh users that don't
have a clue about how to set up their machines to run smoothly. I've made
a lot of money over the years helping them with their problems. That may
sound condescending, but it's not. When I need my car serviced I take it
to an expert. I don't drive it around for years on end without getting it
serviced, then bitch and moan when it breaks down.
The single biggest problem with the Macintosh is that it seems really
simple, but it aint necessarily so. All those cute little icons, move them
here, move them there, put them in the wrong place, and what happens? Oh!
Wow! It doesn't work anymore! Funny, that.
I'll shut up now, I tend to agree with the sentiments expressed by Peter
Meric, OS flame wars are a waste of time by and large. I just couldn't let
it go this time though.
If you were trolling...
You got me!
Right between the eyes.
If not, I'd be happy to show you what you can do with a low-end Mac these
days. I suspect you'd be pretty amazed. Give me a call if you want to
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