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Vista: Like Being Stabbed

3:08 PM, Jan 4, 2008 • By REUBEN F. JOHNSON
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Anyone familiar with the inner workings of THE WEEKLY STANDARD would know that it is--with few exceptions--an all-Macintosh organization. And here we are, vindicated by Cracked.com:

"No producer of goods in the history of man has sold so much while caring so little. The combined love and craftsmanship in the every copy of Windows Vista sold in 2007 would roughly equal that put into one toddler's Play-Doh snake. Here was a program with several features, such as a warning box that pops up every five minutes or so to ask you if you're sure you want to do what you're doing, so shamelessly broken that they seemed to have been added on a drunken dare.

Nearly everyone hated Vista, in the way that nearly everyone hates being stabbed. It didn't matter. About 100 million copies of Windows Vista were sold in 2007, because 90 percent of the PCs for sale were already infected with it. Want a new computer? Want to be able to buy software for it? Well, then you don't have a choice.

Vista is one of those things the future will laugh at us for, in the same way we laugh about old hospitals using leeches. What will seem even more ridiculous and quaint ..."

For the full coverage please click on the link above, but Vista is obviously something equivalent to the system that they used to run the tills at the space bar at Mos Eisley, and not much good for anything else. Remember this when some Vista user tells you that "your feeble skills are no match for the power of the Dark Side!"