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  Reply # 778448 12-Mar-2013 11:24
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Oh I'm keen. Worst case I can hang the CD from the ceiling to catch the sunlight and watch all the pretty colours :)




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  Reply # 778456 12-Mar-2013 11:33
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Oh Windows 8 for free, that'd work out well for me as there was $0 in the budget for a windows upgrade.

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  Reply # 778457 12-Mar-2013 11:33
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I love Windows 8, please give it to me. =-)

pih

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  Reply # 778463 12-Mar-2013 11:47
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"You are getting sleepy, your eyes are becoming heavy, your computer is running slower... and slower... You need to upgrade. When I click my fingers you will wake up and immediately go and buy a copy of Windows 8 for every PC in your house."

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Reply # 778465 12-Mar-2013 11:53
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The seventies was all about Touch

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  Reply # 778468 12-Mar-2013 11:57
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My wife's computer has a vista that would be enhanced by having a windows 8 to look through!

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  Reply # 778485 12-Mar-2013 12:40
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Ah yes, Windows 8
to get it free would be just great
otherwise I'll just have to wait
cos you see, I'm a real cheapskate
my curiosity it may abate
I hear use of it may frustrate
maybe the programmers we should incarcerate
"Balls-up" is a term with "Microsoft" many equate
but I'll give it a go, goodness in me is innate
So thanks Mauricio, you're a mate!

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  Reply # 778488 12-Mar-2013 12:46
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BlueShift:
ETA: Hey, Thursday is your birthday too? Snap! Congrats!


It is indeed, you too? likewise!

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  Reply # 778494 12-Mar-2013 12:57
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The box is pretty, would look good as a piece of art, plus it comes with a shiny circle thingy.




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  Reply # 778504 12-Mar-2013 13:15
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I love the split personality of the cover and the split personality of Windows 8... Wait, who are you... What are you doing here... Get out! Argh! I hate it when my personalities fight...




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  Reply # 778505 12-Mar-2013 13:17
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Poll:
BlueShift:
ETA: Hey, Thursday is your birthday too? Snap! Congrats!


It is indeed, you too? likewise!


An auspicious day for a geek birthday - its the demo date for date formats in Excel, and if you're using US software, it is celebrated over there as Pi day: 3.14

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  Reply # 778527 12-Mar-2013 13:45
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odd as it sounds I may actually have a use for this

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  Reply # 778546 12-Mar-2013 14:24
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I'd like to try it on vmware.

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  Reply # 778556 12-Mar-2013 14:34
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Free Windoze 8? Why not?

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  Reply # 778557 12-Mar-2013 14:35
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BlueShift: An auspicious day for a geek birthday - its the demo date for date formats in Excel, and if you're using US software, it is celebrated over there as Pi day: 3.14

And if you look at 3.14 in the mirror, it looks like PI.E :)

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