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Re: Five Reasons Why People Hate Apple
« Reply #125 on: May 04, 2011, 09:22:43 AM »
She didn't belive that you can still just use USB (which is required for setting up the WiFi) with the "WiFi" printer? Load the printer with sandpaper and then print a phonebook ... The issue should then solve itself...

 ;D Good one, I might just have to try that!

I could have gone back and killed the salesperson (and rue the fact that I didn't go with my mum's friend into the shop) - I find salespeople these days really ANNOYING. All the old bird wanted was an $80 HP Laserjet and she walked out empty-handed because the salesperson couldn't stop talking up all of the features, including the built-in wireless networking. My mum's friend is technophobic to the point of anxiety, and she concluded that you have to have wi-fi to connect the printer (and not that you have to have USB connectivity to connnect to a wi-fi network). Grr... I ran into an officious little turd of a salesperson like that myself at The Source (a pale version of Radio Shack in Canada) who tried to impress me with his networking chops. All I wanted was a Network Switch. He asked what I wanted to do with it, and after I told him (run 50 feet of cable from my wi-fi router's LAN port under my house to the switch to connect my TV, blu-ray player and xBox to my network), proceeded to tell me that what I wanted to do wouldn't work. He wanted to sell me either a secondary router or some other EXTREMELY expensive contraption. I know that the LAN router would have worked, but that's not the point. I can't stand being fed techo-mumble that serves only to (try to) assert the salesperson's credbility with the customer. Can't remember the details of his argument, but needless to say Futureshop got my business and I've been happily networked for a couple of months now.


Ummm... You know that there's a reason why retail pays minimum wage? :D :P
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Re: Five Reasons Why People Hate Apple
« Reply #126 on: May 04, 2011, 11:14:41 AM »
Ummm... You know that there's a reason why retail pays minimum wage? :D :P

Maybe it's more like the low pay means only idiots do the job.

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Re: Five Reasons Why People Hate Apple
« Reply #127 on: May 04, 2011, 11:18:39 AM »
Ummm... You know that there's a reason why retail pays minimum wage? :D :P

Maybe it's more like the low pay means only idiots do the job.

Yep! Same thing! :)

I've encountered some seriously racist sales people here in Melbourne. I suppose that they thought because I had a North American accent and that because I'm white makes it ok. Ummm... Guess again...
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Re: Five Reasons Why People Hate Apple
« Reply #128 on: May 04, 2011, 11:33:54 AM »
Doing the rounds on Digg today...
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Re: Five Reasons Why People Hate Apple
« Reply #129 on: May 04, 2011, 11:46:57 AM »
Doing the rounds on Digg today... (see attachment in previous post)

BWAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAA~!

That was sexcellent~! :D

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Re: Five Reasons Why People Hate Apple
« Reply #130 on: May 04, 2011, 11:48:15 AM »
Doing the rounds on Digg today... (see attachment in previous post)

Actually, come to think of it, that's a serious issue.

Given Apple's behavior, you could never trust them in any secure environment.
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Re: Five Reasons Why People Hate Apple
« Reply #131 on: May 04, 2011, 12:02:32 PM »
Doing the rounds on Digg today... (see attachment in previous post)

Actually, come to think of it, that's a serious issue.

Given Apple's behavior, you could never trust them in any secure environment.

O_o ...Because they're tracking them by their foot prints now too..?

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Re: Five Reasons Why People Hate Apple
« Reply #132 on: May 04, 2011, 12:17:56 PM »
Doing the rounds on Digg today... (see attachment in previous post)

Actually, come to think of it, that's a serious issue.

Given Apple's behavior, you could never trust them in any secure environment.

O_o ...Because they're tracking them by their foot prints now too..?

Thankfully they don't have the footprints of important people yet...

Obama has a Blackberry.

Osama had an iPhone:

iPhoneTrackingWorks.jpgFive Reasons Why People Hate Apple

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Yeah... You know that was me~! :D
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