18 year mac hater...

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  1. dbman96

    dbman96 Active Member

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    Just ordered a 17" Macbook pro.

    Dark side is pulling me in.
     
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    xenon supra OT Supporter

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    You won't regret it.

    But if you do, that's why there's boot camp. ;)

    But seriously, you won't.
     
  3. dbman96

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    I still have my XP desktop machine for gaming and CAD work... I figure the MBP will be my day-to-day internet / excel / etc machine. Being able to run XP in Parallels should make for a pretty seamless transition.
     
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    great purchase. congrats!
     
  5. omgwtfbbqryan

    omgwtfbbqryan OT Supporter

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    dark side is where you used to be.
     
  6. xenon supra

    xenon supra OT Supporter

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    truth
     
  7. dbman96

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    :coold:

    I doubt I'll ever leave the "other" side entirely behind (I'm a mechanical engineer and avid gamer), but this machine with Parallels will be a huge step in the right direction.

    I suspect my XP desktop/gaming rig is going to see VERY little use in the coming months.
     
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    my gaming rig collected dust when I got my mac. Now it's outdated and can't run for shit :o

    this was 4 years ago
     
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    :eek3:

    Wait, there's two of me on this forum?
     
  10. xenon supra

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    Three. :wiggle:
     
  11. SLED

    SLED build an idiot proof device and someone else will

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    you will not regret your decision. I was in the same boat you were, and I am glad that I made the decision to get a mac. Especially with all the bootcamp/Parallels stuff out. You get the best of both worlds.
     
  12. dbman96

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    Part of me is hoping that the undeniable hip factor of the MBP will encourage me to waste time doing something creative instead of playing games.
     
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    dude what was the name of that comic strip in your avatar? I forgot but its one of the funniest strips ive read.
     
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    youll probably be pretty impressed at the gaming power of xp in bootcamp.... you might as well start digging the hole for your pc now... it deserves a good burial..... wait.... no it doesnt....
     
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    DjShiznit Representing Deutschland, yah.

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    :wavey: I bought my G3 ibook last year about this time, my 15" MBP shortly after release. My desktop PC is used once a month, at most. I haven't found much I could do on my PC that I can't on my mac. I haven't looked back :hs:
     
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    i came to the right side as well...pcs for the fucking lose
     
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    now I'm just going crazy waiting.

    I wanted to just go down to CompUSA and pick one up, but I saved like $400 by ordering through MacConnection ($150 rebate + no CA sales tax FTW).

    Now the order status says "shipped" but I have no tracking number

    :run:
     
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    atleast your order status says shipped.....
     
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    :rofl:
     
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    :rofl:

    :hug:

    Seriously I would have just bought one in-store if MacConnection hadn't listed them as "IN STOCK - SHIPS TODAY"

    Regardless of the savings, I can't STAND waiting for stuff.
     
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    youre seriously depressed arent you?

    :p j/k
     
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    :mamoru:

    stop making up quotes. :squint:
     
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    why.... im expressing your true thoughts.... :mamoru2:
     
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    :rofl:

    One day with my MBP and I think I might be converted easier than I thought.

    the new beta of Parallels is awesome, by the way. I highly recommend it.

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