Col sir you are right when it comes to many things that people take to the outermost limit in good sense and good taste at times.
but most people can not or will not take any form of constructive criticism of there ideas about products or people or sports or car etc etc.. as long as we can do the post in a civil manner i do not have a problem with talking to each other about what our own personal ideas about things are in this life..
by the way did you tell your mother today happy mother day and give a kiss and a hug for haveing you ..
Well, although I haven't experienced it in this forum yet....sometimes.
Originally Posted by col.bris
One common example:
Q: I wish it had flash like my PC. A bunch of websites don't work.
A: You idiot, Flash is bad, slow, eats battery and crashes my Mac! Its old fashioned and only stupid lazy developers use it.
Again, not yet on THIS forum that I've seen, and I hope it stays that way.
Apple the company does sometimes things that help only Apple the company and not necessarily ME personally as a user of Apple products. The true fanboy seems to prefer Apple over the individual users. In that way, it is like a religion.
Another example is multitasking. Back when we wanted it and it wasn't available, fanboys made us feel inferior just for suggesting it. Now that it is coming, everyone just praises Apple for the superior implementation and foresight. Huh?
an excellent example, and one that we can use to test ourselves.
Originally Posted by NumbLock
We can all judge ourselves on examples like that. objectively.
If our opinion shifts, when Apple makes a change, and our opinion was as different as that, well then . . . "We might just be an 'Apple Fanboy'"
I guess if you jailbreak, then you are not a fanboy, . . . maybe.
It at least shows unwillingness to settle for a situation just because Apple says so.
Although I still don't think the iPad is perfect and I am not simply an Apple Fanboy, what I am excited about is the fact that Apple is one of the few bright lights of innovation, ingenuity and vision in the market these days; plus, you simply can't hold an Apple device without being amazed at the design effort they put into it. They perform better than any system I've every used and they are beautiful to look at and hold.
I agree Sprank1, It's not in my nature to search for trouble and burn bridges. I prefer the option of enjoying the best I can find, whomever makes it. Nit picking is not worth it, it's more productive to find solutions around the restrictions different devices are built with.
This forum I've liked from the start because of the way the majority behaves. Of course you must accept a certain exuberance around the iPad, it's so new...
on another forum ..i made the comment about useing my ipad as replacement for my laptop and the apple haters came out of the wall and was jumping up and down on my thread about the ipad..
here is what one person said about the ipad .
here is the one statement the guy made about the ipad ..
he said that this statement ..so all the stupid people who go out and buy the ipad ..here something for you it called the irock and posted this picture.on the website that i was on ..
Really, IMHO, this is one of the most open minded forums I have been on. We have a lot of windows, web-os, android, etc users as well as apple users. If you feel this forum is filled with Apple fanboys, why do you come here?
Originally Posted by Sprank1
While I agree that there are plenty of people who are Apple fanatics, I think there are a lot more Apple haters out there. I find these haters to be far more annoying than the fanboys.
You mentioned that you have seen behavior from fanboys on Apple related sites that you have not seen on competitors sites. I find that very hard to believe since every Apple related site I have been on has haters. They must not visit the sites related to the products they like :rolleyes:.
That is the main reason I ended up here. After the iPad was announced, I wanted to discuss it with people who were interested in it. Every thread or article I saw related to the iPad was full of posts/comments saying that anyone who would even consider buying this piece of crap is just an idiot Apple fanboy. I can't say I have ever seen an Apple fanboy on a MS site, for example, spouting BS about MS users. I just don't understand the mentality that would cause someone to visit a site for a product they are not interested in just to harass people that are interested in it.
Right on. Nobody has even flamed me about my sig yet.
Originally Posted by wot_fan
I have been a mac junkie for two decades now. That does not mean I don't use Windows, nor those it mean I do not appreciate a better way of doing things. I just recognize the beautiful simplicity of the OS. And I love how well everything works without the hassles I have on Windows. As for flash, that is a junkie piece of outdated software that needs to be replaced with something better. The main thing that gets me ticked off is those who buy PCs because they are cheaper, and then call family members like me because they have problems. I have a SIL that is needing to replace her PC laptop, but luckily, she has decided to take my advice. I plan on trying to get a Mini since I can get her a monitor and keyboard cheap. BTW, I alway replace my Apple keyboards with Microsoft keyboards and mice. I like their feel.