Nicole Grey (foenix) wrote,
Nicole Grey

Wasting My Time

Got into a discussion with someone about software, from someone asking for reccomendations for word processing programs. I tossed out OpenOffice, being a nice, full-featured, free alternative to shelling out hundreds of dollars.

Someone else said they prefer to rip Office2000, and they have connections.

I pointed out that connections are pointless, because rather than stealing, they could get exactly the same damned thing, for free, legally!, and it supports the open source movement.

"I have a friend who sells CDs of these items cheap (yes, each one is legal)"

I proceed with the eye-rolling some more, and they say that's called OEM. I know what OEM is. OEM is not ripping. I point this out to them.

"Nope. Only ripping I ever do is CD to MP3 at the most."

Do you rip Office2k, or don't you? Or do you get it legally?'re either a thief, or a liar. Possibly both. Either way, this person just fell off the 'I give a damn about you' list.

Thank you for lying, and wasting my time. *plonk*


  • I Have the Dark Power

    Trisk kicks off the month of fools with a new review for a flick called The Dark Power. It's a bit of a mess, takes too too long to get going, and…

  • Nicole and Stitch

    Trisk has a new in depth review up, for an odd little no budget Full Moon flick called Stitches. A demon infests a lodging house, and convinces…

  • Rift World

    Trisk has a new review up, and I go in depth to the deepest depths of the ocean with The Rift! A brand new nuclear sub has gone missing, and…

  • Post a new comment


    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.