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As you may know already, Time Square in NYC has been transformed into a Windows 8 city! Check out some of their Facebook pics posted below!!


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Ingramator :p
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wow thats alot of ad space theyve bought for windows 8
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[quote name='carmatic' timestamp='1351239150' post='595273497']
wow thats alot of ad space theyve bought for windows 8
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I know, must have cost a fortune!!

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[quote name='carmatic' timestamp='1351239150' post='595273497']wow thats alot of ad space theyve bought for windows 8[/quote]
[quote name='ingramator' timestamp='1351242271' post='595273549']I know, must have cost a fortune!![/quote]
I thought the same thing. But it is Microsoft, and Windows 8 is a bit more of a gamble than usual so they probably justified it very simply: we have the cash, let's make sure people know about our latest endeavour.
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They did the same thing back when Windows 95 was released.

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[quote name='Nidoking' timestamp='1351272247' post='595274535']
They did the same thing back when Windows 95 was released.
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Is that when they just turned all the ads blue ?
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[quote name='Detection' timestamp='1351272449' post='595274539']
Is that when they just turned all the ads blue ?
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[i][color=#000000][font=sans-serif][size=3]In the United States, the [/size][/font][/color][url="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Empire_State_Building"]Empire State Building[/url][color=#000000][font=sans-serif][size=3] in New York City was lit to match the colors of the Windows logo.[/size][/font][/color][sup][url="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Windows_95#cite_note-WashPost1995-1"][2][/url][/sup][color=#000000][font=sans-serif][size=3] In Canada, a 328 ft (100 m) banner was hung from the top of the [/size][/font][/color][url="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CN_Tower"]CN Tower[/url][color=#000000][font=sans-serif][size=3] in [/size][/font][/color][url="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Toronto,_Canada"]Toronto[/url][color=#000000][font=sans-serif][size=3]. Copies of [/size][/font][/color][url="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Times"]The Times[/url][color=#000000][font=sans-serif][size=3] were available for free in the United Kingdom where Microsoft paid for 1.5 million issues (twice the daily circulation at the time).[/size][/font][/color][/i]

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[quote name='Nidoking' timestamp='1351272544' post='595274545']
[i][color=#000000][font=sans-serif][size=3]In the United States, the [/size][/font][/color][url="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Empire_State_Building"]Empire State Building[/url][color=#000000][font=sans-serif][size=3] in New York City was lit to match the colors of the Windows logo.[/size][/font][/color][sup][url="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Windows_95#cite_note-WashPost1995-1"][2][/url][/sup][color=#000000][font=sans-serif][size=3] In Canada, a 328 ft (100 m) banner was hung from the top of the [/size][/font][/color][url="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CN_Tower"]CN Tower[/url][color=#000000][font=sans-serif][size=3] in [/size][/font][/color][url="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Toronto,_Canada"]Toronto[/url][color=#000000][font=sans-serif][size=3]. Copies of [/size][/font][/color][url="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Times"]The Times[/url][color=#000000][font=sans-serif][size=3] were available for free in the United Kingdom where Microsoft paid for 1.5 million issues (twice the daily circulation at the time).[/size][/font][/color][/i]
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I was joking, Blue = Bluescreen
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That's looks cool and it's a lot of great advertising space.

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[quote name='Detection' timestamp='1351272873' post='595274557']
I was joking, Blue = Bluescreen
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haha that would be hilarious

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BSOD, BSOD, BSODs every where!

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