Christopher Pratt (cpratt) wrote,
Christopher Pratt
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What would you do?

Poll #113070 You must choose.

A lj acquaintance posts that they've had a heinous Windows crash. What do you do?

Ask what kind of hardware they're running it on
0(0.0%)
Ask which version of Windows they're using
0(0.0%)
Blame third-party device drivers
1(4.8%)
Blame third-party software
0(0.0%)
If they're running something heinous like Windows 98, offer a bootleg copy of XP
0(0.0%)
Ignore them, hoping someone else will step in and solve their problems
2(9.5%)
Offer to buy them a snack to get their mind off of their PC woes
2(9.5%)
Offer to help, but vaguely enough so that you don't really have to deal with the problem
0(0.0%)
Shrug and say 'that's just how things go'
0(0.0%)
Suggest they move to BSD
0(0.0%)
Suggest they move to Linux
1(4.8%)
Suggest they not do whatever they did that crashed Windows; it's obviously their fault
0(0.0%)
Stand well back as you don't want to get involved in the ancient platform debate
3(14.3%)
Remind them Macs never ever crash, because UNIX, God, and the Bible
2(9.5%)
"How do you go about getting an exorcist?"
1(4.8%)
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