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Re: [News] [Rival] Microsoft is Exploiting Children to Advertise Vista 7, Create Guilt

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____/ Homer on Thursday 24 Sep 2009 02:09 : \____

> Verily I say unto thee, that Chris Ahlstrom spake thusly:
>> After takin' a swig o' grog, Gregory Shearman belched out this bit o'
>>  wisdom:
>>> On 2009-09-21, Tim Smith <reply_in_group@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>>> But when you had a picture of a young child on BN, being forced
>>>> to carry an anti-OOXML sign, that was appropriate use of
>>>> children?
> What was the child /selling/, Timmy?
> Encouraging children to participate in rights issues is one thing,
> exploiting them for commercialism is quite another, especially when the
> former is the exposition of truth, and the latter is carefully
> manufactured deception.
>>> Bugger off Tim. I used to get my kids to carry all kinds of stuff.
>>> Kids are good for that. Cut the "kids are sacred" crap.
> Oh but they /are/ ... when they're doing anything counter-productive to
> Microsoft.
>> I'm getting this Michael Jackson image of Tim.  *shudder*

It seems like a good fit. Timmy seems to have a man.crush() on some people who
ignore him.

>> "Where are the parents?  (I'll be your parent.)"
> It fits his stalker profile.

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