"Get a Mac" has been the annoying chant of apple junkies since the '90's. You couldn't post a tech Windows question anywhere without at least one bozo chiming in with his 'get a mac' line, usually accompanied by the 'macs never crash and are intuitive to use' baloney.
Oddly, when OSX came out and earlier OS's were quickly abandoned by Apple, coments arose all over the place about how great OSX was in comparison to earlier ones, which had all sorts of problems. Wait, I thought they were perfect....
Having gone to work for a company that was about 80% Macs in the mid-'90's, my first hand experience showed Macs to actually crash, lock up, and exibit other problems MORE often than even the Win95 machines. When I left the company in 2002, the office machines were roughly 90% PC, and running a lot better with much easier setup and troubleshooting than those little, cuddly Macs with their frowny-faced "I'm sorry I crashed" messages.
A relative just wasted $1800 that she couldn't afford on a Mac laptop, because the hard drive went out on her othewise-fine, 3-year old Toshiba. She was the victim of spoiled-college-brat "mommy, buy me a mac" pressure and the false notion that the same thing couldn't happen on her pricey Mac. At least she has the glowing logo now, to advertise her stupidity.
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