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#1 JamesGandi

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Posted 21 December 2012 - 03:00




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Posted 21 December 2012 - 03:17

Loved the video. I agree with most it.

#3 Emon

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Posted 21 December 2012 - 03:18

What a fracking moron.

#4 ArialBlue

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Posted 21 December 2012 - 03:24

4 minutes in, I give up, 4 minutes of talking without anything...

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Posted 21 December 2012 - 03:35

It's kinda a funny video, but the guy is stupid, really. It's annoying to figure certain things out, for the first day you use it, then it's fine. lol

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Posted 21 December 2012 - 03:36

I watched the whole thing a little bit ago. I wouldn't brush the whole OS off so quickly as he did, but I thought for the most part he's pretty spot on about a lot of the UI design problems with Windows 8. Especially if you try and look at it from the stand point of a pretty novice user.

Oh great, this is my leet post.... guess I won't be able to respond to counter arguments folks ;)

Edited by SOOPRcow, 21 December 2012 - 03:37.


#7 billyea

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Posted 21 December 2012 - 03:49

I kept watching the video to see the reason why the author kept launching the weather app.
Then I got to it:

"I kept swiping right on my laptop touchpad and that was switching applications"

This is a feature specific to the driver released by Synaptics and possibly other touchpad companies. It is not a Microsoft feature.
And yes, I know a novice user won't know the difference, but a tech journalist should.

#8 Colin McGregor

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Posted 21 December 2012 - 03:59

lol it really goes to show how many "techies" are in reality "liars" when windows 8 came out. So many of them are clueless as to how to actually use it. *yes im also talking about certain IT people on this site that couldn't even figure out how to use something as basic as the search feature*

#9 Azies

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Posted 21 December 2012 - 04:19

Warwagon, was the only guy that actually agreed with the OP.. and then the Fanboys came in.. "How.. DARE YOU!? Oh my GOD Windows 8 is a gift from the bosom of Steve Ballmer!" ...yeah, no, your OS is ****, and this guy accurately tells you why.

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Posted 21 December 2012 - 04:26

Especially if you try and look at it from the stand point of a pretty novice user. Oh great, this is my leet post.... guess I won't be able to respond to counter arguments folks ;)

Well, in that case, your argument is stupid, and you should feel stupid for posting it. Nothing more stupid has ever been posted on this forum and it will forever go down in the annals of "Stupidest posts that should never have been posted"

:p Joking.

To the OP:
Video was far too painful to watch. I think there's enough videos out there like it, anyway. We get the point, you don't like it.

EDIT: Ah hell this is my antichrist post. Should have saved it for tomorrow. This is what I get for making fun of SOOPRcow.

#11 Azies

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Posted 21 December 2012 - 04:27

I do say he's trying to hard to be Zero Punctuation, and fails miserably at it.

#12 Nomad_

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Posted 21 December 2012 - 05:20

Some truth in that video. :)

#13 gawicks

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Posted 21 December 2012 - 05:25

Most people I've worked with had trouble finding 'Computer' on Win8 ,that's about all :shifty:

#14 brianshapiro

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Posted 21 December 2012 - 06:08

I stopped watching it when he said it was unusable and emphasized that by saying "unusable" he wasn't using hyperbole.

#15 seta-san

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Posted 21 December 2012 - 06:17

windows 8 is trash and i'm keeping my parents and family away from it.