Mac vs. PC

Discussion in 'Community Discussion' started by wardev, Mar 29, 2009.

  1. wardev macrumors regular

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    In response to the conversation relating to Microsoft's new ad, I did a simple google search of "mac vs pc." What I found was a website dedicated to the reasoning of why Macs are better than PCs. I was by a guy who's school district was planning on switching from Mac to PC. Although this is from 2005 and is somewhat focused on how it relates to school, but his points are still valid.

    Website:
    http://www.macvspc.info/

    PDF:
    http://www.macvspc.info/websitePDFs/MACvsPCCombined.pdf
     
  2. Scarlet Fever macrumors 68040

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    this debate is so old and stale it's not worth bringing up again. People aren't going to switch because of a little tiff they saw on a forum somewhere. The best thing people anywhere can do is realise both Mac OS X and Windows have their place, and each system has its benefits and drawbacks.
     
  3. EvanLugh macrumors 68000

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    Please kill me. I can't take these threads any longer.
     
  4. mcavjame macrumors 65816

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    +1
     

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  5. Beerfloat macrumors regular

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    It's about time we had a topic about this important issue.
     
  6. Mord macrumors G4

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  7. Abstract macrumors Penryn

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    Me neither. I can't take Mac users and their lame "Macs are better, and I can prove it" threads anymore.

    It's so embarrassing to be a Mac user now. I'm actually a bit embarrassed to tell people I use one, but I've been using them for so long that perhaps I shouldn't have to. Perhaps all these "Oh man, Macs are so much better" people will get hit by nice, compact, individual meteors.
     
  8. EvanLugh macrumors 68000

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  9. SnowLeopard2008 macrumors 604

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    Oh dear god. PLEASE KILL ME. I've argued with arrogant ******s who said Macs rule because (insert cuss words here) and PC users are (insert cuss words here). And the same goes for PC users and "Macs suck because ______."

    Why can't we have both? Like male/female? Yin-yang? Anyone?
     
  10. iJohnHenry macrumors P6

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    Peer pressure?? My way, or the highway?? All bark, no bite??

    (Many others, for sure.)
     
  11. dsnort macrumors 68000

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    Groupthink. People need to have their decisions reinforced by the herd.
     
  12. iJohnHenry macrumors P6

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    Not unlike Army Ants. Kill anything different from yourself.

    Charming. Hardly flexible at all. Just another level of politics.
     
  13. northy124 macrumors 68020

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    Look Mac's are great yes but Windows has got some advantages like it has meGUI which is better than HandBrake in my opinion, it has Blu-ray/HD DVD ripping capability and it runs like no other (other than OS X:p) on Apple hardware. So there you have it Windows and OS X = Bliss (providing Windows is on Apple hardware, Made for Windows is crap:()
     
  14. Abstract macrumors Penryn

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    Nobody in the herd thinks much of this sort of thread, though. :confused:


    Or perhaps I misunderstood you.
     
  15. Melrose Suspended

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    I hate it when people keep bringing up the age old argument of which is better. It makes Macintosh seem so horribly lowdown.
     
  16. LeahM macrumors 6502a

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    Next topic, is Black better then White? Discuss
     
  17. dsnort macrumors 68000

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    I meant that most people find their positive self image reinforced by those that think like they do, and conversely feel threatened by those who hold differing opinions. In some people this manifests itself as open hostility to competing opinions, denigration of those that hold those opinions, and attempts to proselytize others who don't share their opinions.

    Not all members of any "herd" may partake in these activities, or find them acceptable, but many do. For instance:

    http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?p=7368645#post7368645

    90 + pages on MS's new ad about PC's costing less than Macs. Nothing noteworthy was added to the discussion after page 1, just reams of anecdotal evidence.
     
  18. Abstract macrumors Penryn

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    Ah ok, I thought you were talking about this thread. :p While some people just want to hear other people who feel the same way (who understand "the cause"), I think it kind of backfired for him in this thread. :p It's kind of nice to see for a change, but also a bit rough for the OP, unfortunately. Sorry about that.


    Besides, the title of this thread is entirely loaded. I wouldn't suggest to anyone to post this topic here.
     
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    I'm not saying anything about the aged old debate...

    Except for what I said, just then
     

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