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People who say Macs are greater than PC's (Personal Computers) even though Macs are PC's.

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Thats why I'm a friggin genius.
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I think that has helped. Like I said, I don't think this site is nearly as bad as some other ones. At those, I just tend to lurk because most people tend to ignore what you have to say because you are a "noob."

I just wish more people would use the rep system!
I wish I could take you seriously... but with less than 300 posts? Sorry...

Seriously though - apart from the usual Moderator gripes (people intent on causing trouble, cross posting, spammers) I don't have too many pet peeves.
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That MAC thing really drives me crazy. There should be a ban imposed or something.
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People who don't search before posting.

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I don't really get annoyed about it but . . . . . . I do wish more people would post back to say if a solution worked etc.
Yes, that bothers me also. Wish they would at least post back and let us know if the solution helped as it might help someone else down the road also.
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Broken links. Drives me nuts.

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I wish I could take you seriously... but with less than 300 posts? Sorry...

Seriously though - apart from the usual Moderator gripes (people intent on causing trouble, cross posting, spammers) I don't have too many pet peeves.
See what I mean!!! Ban this guy!! You and your 1023981029381 posts

Use not abuse the rep system!
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Whoa!
That'll do it for this "noob".
'scuse the ring.
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The term "noob". Everyone has to start somewhere and generally you would join a forum such as this for assistance or information. To be mocked or burned for asking a question that some may find trivial doesn't help anyone.

Oh...and only pretty girls use Macs...
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The term "noob".
On a similar note, I detest the term "switcher".

Nobody should switch from one OS to the other. Learn both. Use both. Don't give up one for the other.
Augment your knowledge, but don't reduce your choices.

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people who dont bother to read an entire 2 page thread, then posting somehting already asked then answered. I understand if the thread is like 40 pages long, but if its only 2-3 pages, seriously.

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That "New Macbook Confirmed??" thread with 600+ replies. For whatever reason, I never bothered to read it with it first appeared. Then it got so many replies, that I refused to read it because it was so long. Now I wonder if there's anything interesting in there, but I don't wonder enough to weed through 600+ replies.
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5) People who are too insecure to leave their name with rep, good or bad. If you feel strongly enough to leave rep about it you should be willing to stand up for it.
I agree with that one. That said I have never left a negative rep, and (unless I forget) I leave my username as part of the comment

But a big gripe is people not looking for previous answers, its kind of understandable if you don't know much about forums, but not as bad as posting questions that are so obvious a simple Google search would have given the answer

But I guess that is what the forum is for, help and community for noobs and Mac fanboys (and girls) alike

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Threads being relocated from "Anything Goes" to somewhere else because supposedly "not just anything goes in Anything Goes"... and then realising it wasn't MHC that moved it.
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1. People who don't say thank you after you've helped them.
2. (This is me) When I type a swear word without thinking and then realizing it....After you receive a warning.
3. People who don't post back letting us know if the solution worked. I've had so many questions and I've searched on the forum for answers and you never know if the solution worked.
Well.....I think that's it...It's pretty much why I'm on here so much...I love the people on this site and I love to help the people on it...Regardless if they say thank you or not.

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