Gates: Microsoft a "hot, sexy company"

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  1. emw macrumors G4

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    Interesting story in the Chicago Tribune with Gates promoting Longhorn.

    Link. May need free login.

    Is that "breakthroughs" or "breakdowns"?
     
  2. Blue Velvet Moderator emeritus

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    Windows? Hot & sexy?

    My arse...



    I don't know what you mean. Look at our valuation versus other companies in our industry.

    To a robot like Bill Gates, that is the definition of hot & sexy. He's a seriously uninteresting guy...
     
  3. mac-er macrumors 65816

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    Well, to be fair to Bill. he's not really the one who brought up the idea of "hot and sexy".

    The person who asked said "will this make MS hot and sexy again?"

    What's he going to say? "Well, I really don't think we were hot and sexy in the first place."

    But, yes, Blue Velvet, the man lacks a drop of charisma.
     
  4. tangerineyum macrumors 6502

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    Oh I dunno... Maybe it was considered "hot and sexy" when Billy posed for Tiger Beat ? HAHAHA :p
     
  5. Freg3000 macrumors 68000

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    Hot and Sexy?

    Yes, your Longhorn is much hotter and sexier than my TIGER.

    :)
     
  6. GFLPraxis macrumors 604

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    Billy's dream was always to become a supermodel... ;)
     
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    I wondered how long it would take to bring that photo up...;)
     
  8. Applespider macrumors G4

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    Microsoft hot and sexy? Guess they don't do that right either.

    I nearly choked on my beer!
     
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    if i see that picture one more time i swear someone is going to get hurt...my eyes MY EYES
     
  10. DeSnousa macrumors 68000

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    He looks druged in the photo, its a scam i tell you :eek: :p ;)
     
  11. Blue Velvet Moderator emeritus

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    After one look at those images, they're not the only thing that is going to be brought up... my lunch, for a start.

    I'm sorry but he looks like a tired but cocky smug little sh*t. :)
     
  12. sosumi macrumors member

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    I find Windows very hot & sexy, but than again, I'm a necrophile...
     
  13. redAPPLE macrumors 68030

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    NEVER DO THAT AGAIN! :mad:

    you scared the siht out of me! :p

    one more thing... was that a BSOD?!
     
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  15. Darwin macrumors 65816

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    Obviously

    Microsoft is a hot and sexy company after all :rolleyes: :p
     
  16. Koodauw macrumors 68040

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    With a name like Longhorn, how can it not be HOT & SEXY ?????? ;)
     
  17. angelneo macrumors 68000

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    I think Bill Gates must have regretted posing for those pictures, it just will not go away... :D
     
  18. apple2991 macrumors 6502

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    Please don't include those pictures in your quote. Seeing them once is more than enough.
     
  19. stoid macrumors 601

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    The only thing hot OR sexy about those photos is the Mac Classic sitting in the background of the top image.
     

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  20. emw thread starter macrumors G4

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    Nice catch! :D
     
  21. Inspector Lee macrumors 6502a

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    Loaded question. What else is he gonna say? If he comes back with anything shaky, it would have led to more questions - antitrust, gaping security, etc.

    What alarms me is I think Gates really believes it. Like I posted on another thread, there is nothing wrong with being un-hip. But when the un-hip start thinking they are slick, problems arise.

    Case in point that glazed donut Rob Glaser...
     
  22. srobert macrumors 68020

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    This is Microsoft's usual behavior. They think that if they shout it loud enough, all the time, people will start believing it.
     
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    no it wasn't I believe.
     

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