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Old August 8, 2012, 09:02 PM
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There's no way in HELL they would use this packaging.
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Old August 8, 2012, 09:26 PM
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Isn't Ballmer going to deliver each paper bag personally, light it on fire, ring the doorbell and run away? That's what would happen in my ideal world.
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Old August 8, 2012, 09:27 PM
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There's no way in HELL they would use this packaging.
At least most people should have an easy enough time figuring out how to function said packaging, remember those Vista boxes?
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Old August 9, 2012, 03:28 AM
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Sorry but frankly who gives a crap about how does the packaging looks... I'm much more interested how good and reliable the OS is and whether it's a worthy upgrade from 7. Personally I don't mind if it'll ship in milk cartons.
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My windows comes in a drab OEM box. :D
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I don't care about the packaging. The Vista / 7 / Office 2007 / Office 2010 packaging was heavy and overbuilt, so I'd even go further and ask for them to just put it in a cardboard envelope or conventional DVD case with a good hologram sticker that can't be easily tampered with.
Who ever buys an operating system because they think the box looks cool? I can see it for hardware (this forum's a good example that a good colour scheme can mean the difference) or software that's placed right beside its direct competitor on a shelf. However since Linux boxed OS (SLED and RHEL) are gone, the need to be flashier isn't there anymore.
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Do you like Windows 8 start menu? As for me it's so unusual.
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Old August 19, 2012, 08:50 AM
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Wow that packaging design looks very ghetto - just like Corel boxes.
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Wow that packaging design looks very ghetto - just like Corel boxes.
Heh... I try not to use the word Corel all that much as it sends me into a rage similar to the cancellation of the avro arrow... back in the day the Federal Government of Canada had a chance to not only buy Canadian, but also to promote local high tech. For some unfathomable reason they chose to go with Office instead...........
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Old August 20, 2012, 10:17 AM
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wow,thread started by the 'news' editor,and this is what is posted.slow news day or what?
i would expect this type of thread in some apple area where the fanboys get all excited over shit like this.
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