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I remember the days when i hated macs without even tryin them...now i really hate them. Their keyboards are VERY uncomfortable, Mice is very annoying, and Theres only 1 PC in the classroom. good thing the teacher gotta use it. She'd hate this piece of junk.


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Linux is the answer to everything....
Agreed. I'm slowly converting all of my friends/family to Ubuntu. I run it on my desktop and laptop, my girlfriend tried it and loves it (it'* on her laptop now), and last month my parents switched over too. It just plain works, that'* why the few people who use it like it so much.
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Originally Posted by komahoby View Post
I remember the days when i hated macs without even tryin them...now i really hate them. Their keyboards are VERY uncomfortable, Mice is very annoying, and Theres only 1 PC in the classroom. good thing the teacher gotta use it. She'd hate this piece of junk.


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You think you have it bad, this was the first computer I ever used.


Now THAT is uncomfortable. I learned to type on that keyboard in gradeschool.
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Ahh.. brings me back to the days of. CLICK clack clickitty CLACK CLACK.
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You modern guys......
I learned to type on an old Remington portable handed down to me from an Aunt who got it from Grams.



My first real computer after a VIC20 and Franklin Ace



My first printer was a second hand Selectric tapped into the Tandy.



I could even get it to hammer out dot matrix photos.




SO QUIT WHINNING!!!!!
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I used all of those.

Their just getting you ready for the real world, which runs on Mac, right?
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I used all of those.

Their just getting you ready for the real world, which runs on Mac, right?
If the real world ends up running on mac, that will be the day that I start my own business.

and venom, please, let me type on something like that. much rather that then the school mac keyboards.
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LOL. I tell ya. I took a little adjustment to go from the Remington to the still clunky VIC/Tandy ones, then even more to the 'soft touch short stroke" of modern keyboards. I actually made the least mistakes on that old Remington. I seem to have always had trouble glancing against other keys as my clunky fingers move about on these slim silent touch models. Used to the Remington, I had worn alot of the lettering off the tandy and subsequent ones. I still hit the keys like I need to stamp the letters onto the paper.
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