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So anyway, it was like, 09:41 CEST May 23 2006, you know? Oh, and, yeah, Roy Schestowitz was all like, "Dude,

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quoted or indirectly quoted someone who said : I got to go to the first Java One. It was one of the highlights of my life. It was a hoot. It is a bit...

You answer your own question, whatever "power users" really mean. I've never been able to figure that one out, unless it's the dude next door who thinks he's a computer administrator just because he can change the theme on his new XP box and will be knocking on my door 15 minutes later because he can't find "the internet" after downloading that cool appearance mod.

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Tim Smith Most annoying are new machines from Dell. Take these annoying messages and multiply them by 3 or 4. Dell...
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May 18 2006 16:22: Yeah, I've found that to be one of the more major pet peeves...

Add to that anyone who wants a decent gaming box (and, no, a console just isn't the same to many people, me included) for playing the latest Need for Speed or Whateverstrike or a developer - or anyone who just likes shiny toys. The video card will probably chew up atleastthose 300 bucks you suggest will be enough for "most people" if one likes to turn on all the bells and whistles (I know I do) in the latest mindless 3D-orgy released on the (not so) unsuspecting public.

$1000 (given the current exchange rate) is pretty much what most "regular" people around here will be prepared to pay for a new computer, in my experience. Not counting a monitor, even.


I have no idea what the rest of the discussion was really about, so I'll just stay out of it. :)

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