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Why Do People Keep Using Windows?

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Well, Thanksgiving has come and gone for another year here in the U.S., and that means the holiday season is thick upon us once again.

We *could* buckle down and get working on all those holiday shopping lists, but it's not difficult to think of countless ideas that would be a whole lot more fun.

Take a good, old-fashioned debate, for example -- about operating systems, no less!

Thank goodness for the team over at Slashdot, because that's just the conversation that's been raging there recently, to the tune of almost 2,000 comments.

Forget holiday shopping, ladies and gentlemen -- it's Windows vs. Macs vs. Linux for yet another round. No fistfights have broken out in the Linux blogosphere yet, but it may just be a matter of time.

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