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HalfVast

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Icon 1 posted January 22, 2010 20:01      Profile for HalfVast     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
Gary Snyder wrote a poem about his mac
reprinted in this New York Times piece.

Not bad, methinks. Of course he is an actual
honest-to-gosh working poet.

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The Famous Druid

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Icon 1 posted January 22, 2010 23:12      Profile for The Famous Druid     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
It hardly seems fair that macs get poetry and PCs don't, so let's see if we can produce a collaborative ode to the PC.
I'll start...

There was a PC from Nantucket...

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TheMoMan
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Icon 1 posted January 23, 2010 02:33      Profile for TheMoMan         Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
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There was a PC from Nantucket...
Whom wished to be a Mac, but couldn't Hacket...

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Those who would give up essential liberty to purchase a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.


Benjamin Franklin,

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drunkennewfiemidget
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Icon 1 posted January 23, 2010 06:48      Profile for drunkennewfiemidget     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
But then he remembered macs were overpriced
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Ashitaka

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Icon 1 posted January 23, 2010 08:02      Profile for Ashitaka     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
and that Windows sufficed

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Zwilnik

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Icon 1 posted January 23, 2010 08:32      Profile for Zwilnik   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
and a year later his job involved a bucket.

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The most important of which is the element of surprise.

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