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Re: News] [Rival] In-store Munchkins for Microsoft Windows

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____/ Sinister Midget on Saturday 06 September 2008 21:51 : \____

> On 2008-09-05, Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> claimed:
>> Forget Seinfeld. Can Windows gurus help the Windows brand?
>> - ----[ Quote ]
>>| Microsoft isn’t opening brick-and-mortar Microsoft stores. Instead, this
>>| holiday season, Microsoft will be hiring 150 or so Microsoft-trained
>>| “Windows gurus” to work in retailers like Best Buy and Circuit City to
>>| help explain how Windows, Windows Live services and Windows Mobile PCs and
>>| devices work. The gurus will “assist PC buyers, similar to the Nordstrom
>>| model of ‘personal shoppers,’ where the focus is more on informing and
>>| supporting the customer than on the actual sale,” according to Microsoft.
>> `----
>> http://blogs.zdnet.com/microsoft/?p=1570
> Time to burn up a bunch of linux CDs and head off to Bestest Buy and
> Circus City for the holidays.

Just don't show Compiz-Fusion to shoppers. It makes Vista look very, very ugly.

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