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Carlos
09-15-2003, 05:21 AM
MicroSCOff has agreed to pay MundrakeSoft $24,000 for "Installation advertising + bookmarks + screen saver advertising (download version only) + 6 months visibility on default page."
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The default page in MundrakeSoft's default web browser will be How to Remove Linux and Install Windows on Your Computer, and the bookmarks will be Windows Update, How to Remove Linux and Install Windows XP, and MicroSCOff's home page.


http://newsforge.com/newsforge/03/09/12/2211215.shtml?tid=16

-=SoKrA=-
09-15-2003, 06:24 AM
Those guys really are desperate. They have been doing that sort of stuff for some time, like advertising .NET in Linux Format (in the UK at least), wich is really weird since MS .NET doesn't work under linux.

Govtcheez
09-15-2003, 06:31 AM
Is it normal for newsforge to refer to them as MicroSCOff and Mundrake?

Carlos
09-15-2003, 06:47 AM
Originally posted by Govtcheez
Is it normal for newsforge to refer to them as MicroSCOff and Mundrake?

Hey, wake up:
"Topic - Humor"

:D

Govtcheez
09-15-2003, 06:52 AM
That's what I was leaning towards
(at least it didn't totally get me, like sokra).

Damn you Monday morning!

Carlos
09-15-2003, 07:01 AM
Originally posted by Govtcheez
That's what I was leaning towards
(at least it didn't totally get me, like sokra).

Damn you Monday morning!

:) :) nevermind, it was fun for me :D

Fountain
09-15-2003, 02:07 PM
Is that like changing the 'S' to $ as Ken politeley pointed out?

Ken you are right-they are beyond saving. :(

BMJ
09-16-2003, 12:34 AM
I think I've got some good MS anti-Linux propaganda of my own...

- "Only homos use Linux."
- "Linux causes cancer."
- "Linux kills small children."
- "Linux caused 9/11."

Brian
09-16-2003, 01:14 AM
Originally posted by BMJ
"Only homos use Linux."

What's wrong with being homosexual?

FloatingPoint
09-16-2003, 01:40 AM
I use Linux all the time, and it's true it kills your brain cells :D

Carlos
09-16-2003, 01:50 AM
Originally posted by Brian
What's wrong with being homosexual?

Please open a new topic (and don't use mine) to discuss this one!
Thanks!

Govtcheez
09-16-2003, 05:56 AM
Originally posted by Brian
What's wrong with being homosexual? I'm pretty sure it was a joke, considering the person who posted that.

Carlos
09-16-2003, 06:15 AM
Originally posted by Govtcheez
I'm pretty sure it was a joke, considering the person who posted that.

Now it was me who didn't get the joke :D

P.s.
However, somebody (not me, I don't want to be missunderstood :)) should submit a poll about OS-sexuality relationship:
- hetero using Windows
- homo using Windows
- hetero using Linux
- homo using Linux
- hetero using another type of OS
- homo using another type of OS

:D

Govtcheez
09-16-2003, 06:26 AM
Originally posted by Carlos
Now it was me who didn't get the joke :D
BMJ's gay, so I'm pretty sure he was joking.

BMJ
09-16-2003, 10:38 AM
Originally posted by Govtcheez
BMJ's gay, so I'm pretty sure he was joking. No, I was serious... dead serious... just die, queermo.

:rolleyes: <-- better?



:D

Hillbillie
09-16-2003, 11:32 AM
BMJ's gay??? :eek:




;)

RobR
09-16-2003, 12:04 PM
Originally posted by Hillbillie
BMJ's gay??? :eek:

Ha.

Next you'll be telling me ken is.