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Simmer Down!

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In a forum post, spiderbaby1958 writes:

"Vista works just fine."

In a post on a tech blog, John H. writes:

"People never remember their history. The same complaints were made when XP came out. But Microsoft kept improving it and now it is the preferred OS, same thing will happen with Vista."

Stop it! Stop it! I can't stand all this gushing praise! We get it; you like Vista!

This never-ending enthusiasm of Vista users is getting just a little tiresome. They're always going on and on about how it's "not that bad". Or how it "actually works okay.", or how "it'll be fixed when they come out with service pack one." Damn, it's only an OS, it's not a magic formula! How "not that bad" could it possibly be?

The "Wow" starts as soon as we get it fixed.Wink

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