Apple's Mac Guy is a 'Closet PC' User

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  1. kridix

    kridix Member

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    Stumble!'d this and I thought it was interesting.



    Apple's Mac Guy is a 'Closet PC' User


    Cupertino, CA - Best Buy employees were surprised recently when Justin Long, the actor who portrays the "mac guy" in Apple's popular commercials, stopped in to purchase a new home computer for himself. "I recognized him right away", said John Beck, a Best Buy customer service representative. "He came in and walked right by the Mac section and then went straight for the PCs. At first I thought 'is this like a joke or something', but then I realized it was for real."

    Beck said that he showed Long a variety of machines, however he was not really interested in the products that Apple had. "He said that he's got a few of them at home, but doesn't really use them much. He said that you can't really get any good games for them and that he doesn't like the mouse since it only has one button. He also said that his started crashing a lot ever since he got the latest updates for iTunes."

    According to Beck, Long eventually settled for a Dell Inspiron Q6600 Desktop with an Intel® Core™2 Quad processor, 3 GB of RAM and Dual 500GB hard drives with Windows Vista Home Premium. "He said that he liked to play a lot of games online and that he also needed something more reliable. He also wanted to make sure he could still use his iPod with it."

    "He was really cool and very down to earth", says Beck. "He joked around a lot and then signed some autographs for us before he left. We were all very surprised that he bought a Dell - especially when he does all those commercials for Apple. He did say that the PC guy in the commercials uses a Mac."
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    ahahaha this is good...................
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    It is a tad funny but he is only paid to act. Not to use apple's products.
    Windows is better for gaming(no doubt about that). so it is prefectly reasonable that he would buy a pc for gaming.
    As for freezing and crashing on his mac, im surprised he doesnt have a direct 24/7 support line.
    And for the mouse, you can buy a different mouse.
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    mclaurin10 New Member

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    just here to let you know that I appreciate the time you took to post that. It mad me laugh.





    Wow, really underestimated the creepyness of that statment.



    Whatever.
  5. kridix

    kridix Member

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    No problem, I find stuff like this all the time. I just had a thought to put this up when I saw it.
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    nice find. it made my day more interesting!
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    weirdwilli New Member

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    Hes just an actor following a script its not like he's representing apple like Steve Jobs or someone, so give him a break
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    Hiratai Banned

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    He's an actor - not real...obviously.
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    This isn't real.
    It's only ever been posted on forums.
    Someone obviously wrote it to be funny.
    Someone who obviously knows nothing about macs.
    Only 1 mouse button?
    No Games?
    MACS RUN WINDOWS.
    And the PC guy uses a Mac? Isn't that just a coincidence.

    FakeFakeFakeFakeFakeFakeFake
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    I'd have to agree with you. Although It had me going.

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