[Nottingham] Creepier, snootier, and more insistent than Mac owners?

Bob Marshall mbob71 at yahoo.com
Tue Sep 29 22:47:19 UTC 2009

Oh yes, it was - but did you read about 'the other operating systems available' and their adherents?  Mac-heads came out of this reasonably intact!  Now where is Stephen Fry when you need him?

Bob M.

--- On Tue, 29/9/09, ForkBombFluf <fluf at freeshell.org> wrote:

From: ForkBombFluf <fluf at freeshell.org>
Subject: [Nottingham] Creepier, snootier, and more insistent than Mac owners?
To: nottingham at mailman.lug.org.uk
Date: Tuesday, 29 September, 2009, 12:37 PM

Very funny article from the Guardian yesterday--



"I know Windows is awful. Everyone knows Windows is awful. Windows is like 
the faint smell of pi** in a subway: it's there, and there's nothing you 
can do about it. OK, OK: I know other operating systems are available. But 
their advocates seem even creepier, snootier and more insistent than Mac 
owners. The harder they try to convince me, the more I'm repelled. To 
them, I'm a sheep. And they're right. I'm a helpless, stupid, lazy sheep. 
I'm also a masochist. And that's why I continue to use Windows . horrible 
Windows . even though I hate every second of it. It's grim, it's slow, 
everything's badly designed and nothing really works properly: using 
Windows is like living in a communist bloc nation circa 1981. And I 
wouldn't change it for the world, because I'm an abject bloody idiot and I 
hate myself, and this is what I deserve: to be sentenced to Windows for 



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