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Re: [News] Even Hammered People Can Install Linux

In comp.os.linux.advocacy, Aunty Diluvian
on Wed, 18 Oct 2006 18:52:48 -0400
> On Wed, 18 Oct 2006 08:34:52 +0100, Mark Kent <mark.kent@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> wrote:
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>>Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> espoused:
>>> Funniest "Why I now use Ubuntu" story
>>> ,----[ Quote ]
>>>| "After a rather fine night out on the town, I came home in a
>>>| rather inebriated state. Put the live disc in, and recklessly
>>>| choose to install Ubuntu, and did so by wiping the entire hard
>>>| drive (previously XP). This sort of switch has sortof thrown me
>>>| in at the deep end, but I have no regrets and has to be one of
>>>| the best drunken decisions I have ever taken..."
>>> `----
>>> http://ubuntuos.com/2006/10/funniest-why-i-now-use-ubuntu-story
>>> The thread which follows is good Linux advocacy.
>>It is quite amusing, isn't it?  It also shows how the fear of change can
>>hold things up;  probably in this case, having a beer or two was enough
>>to overcome the fear of change, and thus enabled the chap in question to
>>move into the wonderful world of linux.
>>I rather liked that!
> Bet the booze didn't help him the following morning
> when he awoke and found his computer was totally
> alien and unresponsive. 
> Like forgetting where you parked your car.  
> What a nightmare / hangover.

And the moral of the story presumably is:

Just go out and buy a new 'puter and put Microsoft Windows Vista on it.
That'll Fix Everything(tm).


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