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zridling

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What would life be like without Windows?
« on: January 28, 2010, 07:14:02 AM »
Randall Kennedy asks, What Would Life Be Like Without Windows?

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What would life be like without Microsoft Windows? To listen to the free open source software crowd, the demise of Windows -- and by extension, Microsoft's hegemony over the PC universe -- would signal a kind of rebirth for information technology. Software would finally be free of the corporate shackles that have stifled innovation and dragged down the best and brightest among us.... Such thinking is naïve, at best. Rather than freeing IT, the demise of Microsoft would plunge the industry into an apocalyptic tailspin of biblical proportions.

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Re: What would life be like without Windows?
« Reply #1 on: January 28, 2010, 07:45:23 AM »
I don't think I could live without Windows.  I really like looking outside and stuff while I am on my computer.
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Re: What would life be like without Windows?
« Reply #2 on: January 28, 2010, 09:24:35 AM »
No pane, no gain!

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Re: What would life be like without Windows?
« Reply #3 on: January 28, 2010, 10:50:36 AM »
Do I detect a hint of Jalousie...

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Re: What would life be like without Windows?
« Reply #4 on: January 28, 2010, 12:25:13 PM »
This is clearly going to be a paneful discussion.

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Re: What would life be like without Windows?
« Reply #5 on: January 28, 2010, 01:48:11 PM »
Do I detect a hint of Jalousie...
Nice one, it can be your claim to frame.

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Re: What would life be like without Windows?
« Reply #6 on: January 28, 2010, 02:39:50 PM »
Do I detect a hint of Jalousie...
Nice one, it can be your claim to frame.
I vie for the glass ceiling, yet he's sill on top.

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Re: What would life be like without Windows?
« Reply #7 on: January 28, 2010, 04:47:26 PM »
yawn... one look and already I'm glazing over...

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Re: What would life be like without Windows?
« Reply #8 on: January 28, 2010, 05:20:45 PM »
I'm no great admirer of yours, more a fan light!

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Re: What would life be like without Windows?
« Reply #9 on: January 28, 2010, 05:41:38 PM »
I actually don't like Windows. It's just that I have been using it for 14 years now. I could also go well with Linux, but I would miss a lot of things.
At least it is not by Apple.

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Re: What would life be like without Windows?
« Reply #10 on: January 28, 2010, 06:03:37 PM »
No pane, no gain!

Esp. if it's Aero Glass. 



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Re: What would life be like without Windows?
« Reply #11 on: January 28, 2010, 06:17:27 PM »
At least it is not by Apple.

take one tablet and call us in the morning...

I'm no great admirer of yours, more a fan light!

I'm afraid I'm going to have to grille you for that...

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Re: What would life be like without Windows?
« Reply #12 on: January 28, 2010, 08:02:16 PM »
Esp. if it's Aero Glass.
I hear you, plain and clear.

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Re: What would life be like without Windows?
« Reply #13 on: January 28, 2010, 08:03:56 PM »
I'm afraid I'm going to have to grille you for that...
Uh, oh! It's curtains for me.

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Re: What would life be like without Windows?
« Reply #14 on: January 28, 2010, 08:24:13 PM »
I'm afraid I'm going to have to grille you for that...
Uh, oh! It's curtains for me.

draped in glory, as you wished...

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Re: What would life be like without Windows?
« Reply #15 on: January 28, 2010, 11:06:10 PM »
...not so great for claustrofobically challenged?

...similar to living in (most) server rooms? Or submarine for that matter.


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Re: What would life be like without Windows?
« Reply #16 on: January 28, 2010, 11:56:17 PM »
draped in glory, as you wished...
I'm  flagging, must be my advanced years...

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Re: What would life be like without Windows?
« Reply #17 on: January 29, 2010, 12:16:43 AM »
draped in glory, as you wished...
I'm  flagging, must be my advanced years...

none the less, we salute you...

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Re: What would life be like without Windows?
« Reply #18 on: January 29, 2010, 01:15:10 AM »
...not so great for claustrofobically challenged?

...similar to living in (most) server rooms? Or submarine for that matter.



Any porthole in a storm.




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Re: What would life be like without Windows?
« Reply #19 on: January 29, 2010, 10:48:37 AM »
none the less, we salute you...
Of quartz you do.

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Re: What would life be like without Windows?
« Reply #20 on: January 29, 2010, 04:42:05 PM »
Esp. if it's Aero Glass.
I hear you, plain and clear.

Hmmmmmmm they should have called that speed indicator number Windex but it's already taken. They didn't want to be framed for trade mark infringement.




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Re: What would life be like without Windows?
« Reply #21 on: January 29, 2010, 05:37:15 PM »

Hmmmmmmm they should have called that speed indicator number Windex but it's already taken. They didn't want to be framed for trade mark infringement.
;D
There's lintel chance of that.

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Re: What would life be like without Windows?
« Reply #22 on: January 30, 2010, 02:02:50 AM »
Quote
There's lintel chance of that.

These puns are so bad I think I'll sash my wrists.



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Re: What would life be like without Windows?
« Reply #23 on: January 30, 2010, 08:28:06 AM »
These puns are so bad I think I'll sash my wrists.
Apply some window dressing to the wound!

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Re: What would life be like without Windows?
« Reply #24 on: January 30, 2010, 10:16:40 AM »

 ;D
There's lintel chance of that.

I love it! It works on a couple of levels  ;D
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