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acmavm Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-18-07 12:20 PM
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29. Mr. Gates has had a long and a good run, he stole every idea
he ever had from someone else, and he's made money off some of the most obscene investments on earth. He's played dirty pool against everyone who's tried to get in the software business. He's blackmailed, schemed, and got caught lying.

Bill Gates is a thug in casual clothes.
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  -I.B.M. to Offer Office Software Free in Challenge to Microsofts Line FreeStateDemocrat  Sep-18-07 05:17 AM   #0 
  - Good. I don't care who takes Bill Gates down, just as long as someone  acmavm   Sep-18-07 05:55 AM   #1 
  - but OpenOffice has been available for free for quite a while, without  ima_sinnic   Sep-18-07 06:28 AM   #4 
  - Publicity and a name brand may help them out  Lone_Star_Dem   Sep-18-07 09:49 AM   #19 
     - From most of the people that I know that have use Lotus anything,  Thor_MN   Sep-18-07 07:09 PM   #45 
  - I Couldn't Agree With You More. n/t  OhioChick   Sep-18-07 08:40 AM   #8 
  - You're not going to bring Gates down  Spiffarino   Sep-18-07 08:49 AM   # 
  - Mr. Gates has had a long and a good run, he stole every idea  acmavm   Sep-18-07 12:20 PM   #29 
  - Gates is preparing to retire anyway..  tridim   Sep-18-07 09:30 AM   #17 
  - Microsoft had been suing OpenOffice over copyright infringement  TheBorealAvenger   Sep-18-07 06:14 AM   #2 
  - You mean... DID NOT suing OpenOffice...  jordi_fanclub   Sep-18-07 06:19 AM   #3 
     - I was amused when I heard that part  kgfnally   Sep-18-07 11:37 AM   #25 
     - Acknowledged!  TheBorealAvenger   Sep-18-07 01:01 PM   #35 
  - Get it here:  rateyes   Sep-18-07 06:48 AM   #5 
  - i use open office  madrchsod   Sep-18-07 07:09 AM   #6 
  - I use NeoOffice, which is the Mac version of Open Office.  Jackpine Radical   Sep-18-07 11:27 AM   #23 
  - They will do what Neo has done  nadinbrzezinski   Sep-18-07 12:30 PM   #33 
  - It's happening to other companies too  kgfnally   Sep-18-07 11:50 AM   #28 
     - holy shit, that has to be seen to be believed!  NuttyFluffers   Sep-18-07 10:30 PM   #46 
  - I used Lotus Symphony in the past  NJCher   Sep-18-07 07:45 AM   #7 
  - Cool. I personally don't want the slow speed of Java-everything...  BlooInBloo   Sep-18-07 08:47 AM   #9 
  - Lotus didn't want it either...  3waygeek   Sep-18-07 06:33 PM   #43 
  - I've used Open Office, and I prefer MS Office  Exiled in America   Sep-18-07 08:49 AM   #10 
  - Are you using Office 2007?  Spiffarino   Sep-18-07 09:03 AM   #12 
  - I use 2007, and I mainly use Word, Excel and Powerpoint  Exiled in America   Sep-18-07 09:11 AM   #13 
  - Hating MS just for being MS?  Prophet 451   Sep-18-07 09:29 AM   #16 
     - Seems to me that rather than...  LanternWaste   Sep-18-07 12:21 PM   #30 
     - Because we can't  Prophet 451   Sep-18-07 12:28 PM   #32 
        - It appears to me...  LanternWaste   Sep-18-07 03:30 PM   #39 
           - In truth, it's both  Prophet 451   Sep-18-07 03:56 PM   #41 
     - You are misunderstanding my point.  Exiled in America   Sep-18-07 02:56 PM   #38 
  - There are excellent free open source options out there  IronLionZion   Sep-18-07 08:56 AM   #11 
  - Google Apps will kill them all  yodermon   Sep-18-07 09:12 AM   #14 
  - I hope not  Prophet 451   Sep-18-07 09:31 AM   #18 
     - It's like paying a car company to drive your car after you buy it  kgfnally   Sep-18-07 11:45 AM   #27 
        - I doubt it  Prophet 451   Sep-18-07 12:22 PM   #31 
  - Good for IBM!  RoccoR5955   Sep-18-07 09:26 AM   #15 
  - I wish WordPerfect would make a comeback ....  BRLIB   Sep-18-07 10:08 AM   #20 
  - Hell, I wish Fortran would make a comeback  DavidD   Sep-18-07 10:21 AM   #22 
  - Wouldn't that be a hoot?!!  Jackpine Radical   Sep-18-07 11:30 AM   #24 
  - Best language of the bunch  DavidD   Sep-18-07 11:38 AM   #26 
  - lol  SayWhatYo   Sep-18-07 01:31 PM   #36 
  - Heck, I've still got the original disks to my copy of WordStar!  Buns_of_Fire   Sep-18-07 03:45 PM   #40 
  - I had the Corel Linux distro for a while...  skids   Sep-18-07 07:03 PM   #44 
  - Curiouser and curiouser...  regnaD kciN   Sep-18-07 10:18 AM   #21 
  - Put yourself in the shoes of I don't know corporate drone  nadinbrzezinski   Sep-18-07 12:39 PM   #34 
  - Yay!  shenmue   Sep-18-07 01:48 PM   #37 
  - Good news  Jim4Wes   Sep-18-07 06:26 PM   #42 

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