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    Quote Originally Posted by SPlKE View Post
    OK, enough of this mamby pamby talk and respectful discussion.

    I'm going full RBR
    Yessssssssssss!!!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by jetdog9 View Post
    Yessssssssssss!!!!!
    SPIKE threw the meat on the floor!

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    Quote Originally Posted by dir-t View Post
    Well, there you go Mr. "how are you not semi-IT literate"!

    Can you hand-texture a soil sample, log a drill core, or interpret acid-base-account data? None of that crap requires a computer!
    Why yes.. yes I can.. well, well.. I could.. because I went to school (boarding school) up in farmland South Africa.. so HAH.. thought you could trip me up huh.. might need to sit down a read a few howtos or watch some youtube videos to get myself up to speed.. The drill core thing and acid base account.. not so much...

    But.. you are comparing apples and oranges.. using a computer.. versus being in the IT industry are two different things... now if I came back and had asked could you read pcap data (raw packet data from your network, wired or wireless), then you could mock me...

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    Quote Originally Posted by SPlKE View Post
    OK, enough of this mamby pamby talk and respectful discussion.

    I'm going full RBR, disk vs. rim, carbon vs. steel, pitbull pedal vs. sensible pedals, high tire pressure vs. low tire pressure, etc, etc.

    Mac sucks. Bam! Expensive, fragile, too proprietary, lock-in to the ecosystem that has turds like crappy batteries that cost too much to replace; obscenely planned obsolescence on a 2 year cycle, etc.

    Chromebook, for the price which is now equal or more than stout windows machines, is lacking. I learned this last summer when I went to buy a chromebook and ended up buying my win10 lenovo. And I'm a long-time android, chrome, and G-suite fanboi! So there's that.

    Linux, blechhh. Life's too short to be an operating system hobbyist who gets off mucking around under the hood.
    I agree, Apple products are overpriced crap, actually they are pretty solid from a hardware perspective, but still way over priced, and not quite the walled garden on the computer side versus the iPhone side. I had for the longest time had a Dell running OSX.. long live the Hackintosh..

    As for Linux being a hobbyist OS.. maybe from a Desktop perspective (which I never recommended, although technically Android is linux) sure, but in the server world, and behind the scenes, Linux reigns supreme, more than 90% of the internet core infrastructure and services are linux based.. almost all of AWS, Google, even some of MS Azure to some extent is linux based.

    I have no functional issues with Windows 10, I have issues with it's implementation and tie ins, they are talking about dropping advertising into the Start menu.. wtf, sure you can turn it off, but who thought that was a good idea.. The privacy issues are far greater though. Chrome is no better, but they are more transparent about that fact.

    ps... I read your email in pcap.... (actually I have a T shirt somewhere that says that in binary.. also one that says "No place like 127.0.0.1"... Do not try to outnerd me.. I am the damn king of the nerds :P

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