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Mac 2 votes, 10.526%
PC 17 votes, 89.474%
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(Originally posted on: 05-13-06 07:42:08 PM)
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I'm just curious. Some people claim that MACs are amazing while others prefer a PC. I have alwaysed used a PC. I'm pretty decent with the computer, but no genious. What are the actual differences between a MAC and a PC. Why would someone buy a pc over a mac and a mac over a pc? Which do you prefer?
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Reply 1 of 35 (Originally posted on: 05-14-06 02:29:36 AM)
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Right Clicking?
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Reply 2 of 35 (Originally posted on: 05-14-06 03:51:43 AM)
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PC. Macs annoy me and the lack of a second button and a wheel are very inconvinient.

Plus, I'm a gamer and most games are made for PCs.
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Reply 3 of 35 (Originally posted on: 05-14-06 10:25:15 AM)
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PCs are fine for what I do - gaming, mostly.

Personally I'm very amused by Mac fundies.
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Reply 4 of 35 (Originally posted on: 05-15-06 01:22:54 AM)
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Macs, because I have enough common sense to connect a 5 button mouse to my mac. The operating system runs smoother and more stable, there is better freeware development, there are hardly any viruses.

PCs, at least they're faster for gaming.
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Reply 5 of 35 (Originally posted on: 05-15-06 06:53:54 AM)
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New macs ship standard with the mighty mouse, scarlet.

Where's the both option?

I love my widescreen E-Machines Lappy. It was a first of a kind and serves me well even to this day (I've had it since mid '03).

I also love my mini. Its great for the little videos I do. It also preforms like a beast.
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Reply 6 of 35 (Originally posted on: 05-15-06 10:30:03 PM)
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PC. I haven't had any problems with XP crashing ever, except when it turned out my harddrive was defective and caused everything to stop working, but that is hardly XP's fault. Whereas every time I have used a Mac it has just crashed and given me that damned bomb. If it can't handle opening a spreadsheet and a web-browser at the same time, I don't want it.

Oh, and I play lots of computer games, which is my main reason, plus I've found PC's to generally be faster for what I use them for.
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Reply 7 of 35 (Originally posted on: 05-16-06 09:19:03 AM)
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PC, by default. I've never really been exposed to Macs.
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Reply 8 of 35 (Originally posted on: 05-16-06 03:11:41 PM)
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PC because I was always too lazy to learn all the tricks for Mac.

Also, the one time I was forced to work on an iMac I nearly went on a shooting spree MAGUSMAGUSMAGUSMAGUS
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Reply 9 of 35 (Originally posted on: 05-16-06 03:44:01 PM)
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Quoted from TRC:
Also, the one time I was forced to work on an iMac I nearly went on a shooting spree MAGUSMAGUSMAGUSMAGUS


It's weird how when you get something new you're so excited about it that you seem to let slide the things that would usually frustrate you to high heaven. Maybe thats what happen when I brought the mini home, I was so in to this new toy that I completely forgot about how different it was.

I can only imagine how frustrating it could be if you never touched one and then had to for a school paper or the like.

On another note, what about Linux? What do that OS even look and preform like?
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Reply 10 of 35 (Originally posted on: 05-16-06 03:48:44 PM)
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Linux varies by distro, some of them feel very mac-like to me and others feel like windows. You really just have to check different distros out.

Also, I didn't have to use it for a paper, I had to use it for work for a month doing menial tasks that would've taken me half the time on a PC, but the people running the marketing department at that company were idiots.
Realize that falling in love with someone is just the results of a series of generic events that can occur between you and basically anyone who meets your standards of attractiveness. It's just an emotional manifestation of a handfull of chemicals bouncing back and forth. It's not the holy grail of living, it's not your reason to exist and it's definitely not something reserved for "that one person". Accept that you are just an animal with a big brain that allows him to fret over what only amounts to a game of hormone pool. What you're feeling is not your soul dying a gurgling, ugly death, but withdrawal. All the happy chemicals that saturated your body when you were with her are kicking out cold turkey, and your body is screaming bloody murder, where are my fucking endorphins? It's just chocolate. Find a new bar.
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Reply 11 of 35 (Originally posted on: 05-16-06 08:05:37 PM)
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Quoted from Aaron:

On another note, what about Linux? What do that OS even look and preform like?


The distro of linux chooses basically what stuff it comes with and a few other things, thats mostly under-the-hood and command prompt stuff. What really influences how the OS looks and feels is whether you're using gnome or KDE.

Gnome is like windows with the taskbar on top of the screen and 4 virtual desktops on another at the bottom.

KDE is best described as a bastard child of OSX and XP.
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Reply 12 of 35 (Originally posted on: 05-18-06 12:24:24 PM)
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Quoted from Aaron:
On another note, what about Linux?


I'm using ubuntu linux, and I think it's just fine for what I need. But I don't really do any gaming, programming, graphic design, etc. so just about anything would be fine for me. I like the philosophy behind open source software, hence my choice.
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Reply 13 of 35 (Originally posted on: 05-18-06 03:49:28 PM)
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I like Macs for their stability and convenience, and PCs because of their games.
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Reply 14 of 35 (Originally posted on: 05-18-06 06:42:54 PM)
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How are macs more stable and convenient?
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Reply 15 of 35 (Originally posted on: 05-18-06 07:24:16 PM)
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Quoted from Hoff:
How are macs more stable and convenient?


Cant crash if it wont turn on. Besides, when you have only 1 mouse button how much harm can you do?
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Reply 16 of 35 (Originally posted on: 05-18-06 11:24:41 PM)
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Cant crash if it wont turn on. Besides, when you have only 1 mouse button how much harm can you do?
You're an ignorant retard.

Quoted from Hoff:
How are macs more stable and convenient?
I'm not really sure about the whole 'convenient' issue but if I remember correctly mac's are structured to never allow a crash. From my own personal experience, I've never crashed a mac. I've crashed a pc multiple times. I can't even count how many. The mac can get slow at times, but thats because I only have 512ram.
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Reply 17 of 35 (Originally posted on: 05-20-06 12:32:30 AM)
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You're an ignorant retard.



You're a sentient knee-jerk response apparently incapable of understanding sarcasm. While the latter is simply a personal failing of yours, the former seems to be a near universal trait of INTL forumgoers. I never knew there were so many members of the First Church of Elitism.
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Reply 18 of 35 (Originally posted on: 05-20-06 06:21:00 AM)
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Your impartmet of irony was very, very subtle. Ergo, you're not funny. Not even slightly. Well, maybe if a fishing hook carelessly jerked in ones penis while vacationing to a lake on a boat was considered 'funny'.

To recap: I wasn't being elitist. Seriously I've seen gangsta's with iPods. If you honestly think knowing that a Mac has a regular mouse design is 'elitist' or that me pointing out your lack of successful sarcasm was down right 'predictable' then please, oh mighty shadow of the e, let me try again.

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Cant crash if it wont turn on. Besides, when you have only 1 mouse button how much harm can you do?

HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA HILARIOUS GOD OF SARCASM HAHAHAHAHAHHAA!!!!!

I hope we can avoid any confrontation in the future you unfunny nerd. kekeke u give soj???
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Reply 19 of 35 (Originally posted on: 05-20-06 06:31:28 PM)
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Doubtful. As long as you want so badly to have a fight you'll find some excuse to start one.
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Reply 20 of 35 (Originally posted on: 05-21-06 04:46:02 AM)
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you're both faggots now discuss the technical aspects of mac vs pc or get out
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Reply 21 of 35 (Originally posted on: 06-05-06 04:16:51 PM)
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I have a Powerbook.

Apple.

Enough said.
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Reply 22 of 35 (Originally posted on: 06-05-06 11:18:12 PM)
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Many games cannot be played on a Mac. Given that games are my primary reason for owning a powerful and expensive computer (as opposed to any piece of crap I could use the web and do word processing on) this means I could not possibly own a Mac.
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Reply 23 of 35 (Originally posted on: 06-06-06 01:20:34 AM)
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This Mac's are structured to never crash bit is stupid. I've crashed plenty of Mac's, and PC's, even game consoles.
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Reply 24 of 35 (Originally posted on: 06-06-06 05:49:52 PM)
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you're both faggots now discuss the technical aspects of mac vs pc or get out


see i think the problem is the only non retarded thing that can be said here is "pcs are good for gaming and macs are good for stability", i use x because all i really do is y

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