[thechat] re: Today, I hate Apple (was: eudora/mac challenge)

Martin Burns martin at easyweb.co.uk
Sun Jul 13 11:37:09 CDT 2003

On Saturday, July 12, 2003, at 09:32  pm, Erika Meyer wrote:

> I think I like guitars better than computers.  I just sold my Ibenez 
> Roadstar II to a store for $50 less than it cost brand new in 1982. 
> They'll sell it for more than I paid for it.  It still works fine, and 
> I never had to upgrade or modify it, not even once.  And instead of 
> sniffing at it because it's old (like the Apple store guys do with my 
> ANCIENT iMac) the guitar store guys go "cool, an old Roadstar..." even 
> admiring the plywood-covered-with-brown-vinyl case.

Ah, but there's a cycle there. Had you been taking in an old Apple][ - 
*really* ancient, you'd probably have got the 'cool' reaction.


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