|Quoting TedTAce (Thread starter):|
Now it seems that you can't even talk about something as stupid as computers
If you start a thread about a WIndows issue, someone will mention alternatives to it. Same thing as with cars, if you posted a thread on how your car (e.g. a Chrysler) let you down you'd definitely get a few replies telling you to get a car from a different maker. There's absolutely nothing wrong with that.
As the only true non-geekish alternative to Windows is Mac OS
, that's what people will hint at. If that's too much for someone, well, they should just read over the posts in question.
No flamefest in this thread, which you're obviously referring to: Vista Upgrade Disaster. (by TedTAce Mar 8 2007 in Non Aviation)
The first one to make it personal was WellHung, and then later on someone
else said, "You all suck."
I wonder how that was supposed to calm people down... as for myself, it made me chuckle."WTF are we thinking (having) our heads (in) our asses"
? Perhaps you might re-think your language, sir, because there is a lot in it that might be inefficient at keeping things civil. If I was asked "what the fuck are you thinking" (to drop the linguistic fig leaf) I'd certainly not reply in the most polite of my ways... just my
That happens all the time, mostly when people with thick(ish) skins who have no need to be right 100% of the time discuss. You can witness it right here in this forum.
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