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Should Ant finally dump the 10+ years old Windows XP Pro. SP3 installation & install 64-bit Windows 7 HPE during Xmas 2013 week?

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Yes, dump XP and install 7 already!
31% (8 votes)
Yes, dump XP but use something else!
12% (3 votes)
No, wait again until Microsoft/MS drops XP support on April 8th, 2014.
0% (0 votes)
No, wait until the old Windows/hard disk drive (HDD)/something important computer related finally dies.
19% (5 votes)
No, keep going as long as possible!
27% (7 votes)
Ant should not be/stop using computers (thanks Otaking71 :P).
4% (1 vote)
I don't know. [gets slimed]
8% (2 votes)
Total votes: 26
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Half-Life Fact Files

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MarphitimusBlackimus/Marphy Black/Revenant100's YouTube channel has a playlist, with currently 24 videos and 2.5 hours, showing "Half-Life Fact Files -- Do you want to learn more about Half-Life? To see the obscure? To witness the oddities? Then, you've come to the right playlist!

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The Weird Error Message Gallery

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DOS486.com currently has four pages showing screen captures/shots of "The Weird Error Message Gallery" from various software and web sites.

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Microsoft (MS)'s 13 worst missteps of all time.

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This eight pages/one print page InfoWorld article on "Microsoft's 13/thirteen worst missteps of all time ... the landmarks among 25 years of failures Redmond-style..."

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What is the real version number of Windows 8?

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This seven/7 pages OCModShop article looks into the past and the current Windows versions -- "Today Microsoft launched its latest version of its iconic Operating System (OS): Windows 8. There have been many version of Windows over the years, and one can't help but wonder what justifies this version number. Microsoft and other technology companies have over-written and re-named their product history before, so we take a good hard look at all the previous operating systems to see if the numbers add up.

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What do you think of Microsoft's new logo?

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What do you think of Microsoft's Windows Vista compared to other Windows (3.0 to 8)?

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Recapturing the Diablo Magic

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Dorkly shares several funny Facebook images on an attempt in "Recapturing the Diablo Magic".

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Did you get Diablo 3/III game?

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Diablo In 5 Minutes [Series Recap] - Diablo, Diablo II & Diablo III.

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VideoSift shares Imagine Games Network (IGN)'s YouTube video showing "Diablo In 5 Minutes [Series Recap] - Diablo, Diablo II & Diablo III" -- "With Diablo III on the horizon, we thought we'd take a quick look back at the series and get you caught up on the story so far. Watch the video, relive some good memories of adventures past and get ready for Diablo III! ..."

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The State of the Demoscene: 1991 - 2011. Also, Demoscene Research.

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In Gloom Pouet BBS thread mentioned his blog on "the state of the demoscene: 1991 - 2011". It has a lot of details like graphs.

Also, Marq mentioned his Demoscene Research -- "scientific material concerning the demo culture. Demoscene Research is a collection of scientific material concerning the demo culture, also known as the scene. Major part of the page is an extensive bibliography of demo-related books, theses, articles and online material. We also maintain a list of researchers who have studied the scene. News and demo-related discussions are disseminated in the blog on the front page. There is also a related newsgroup, Demo Research, where we post the most important news so that you can read and discuss them by email..."

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