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    Why have an "IBM Clone" PC when you can have a rea
    by Anonymous on Sunday July 14 2002, @05:19AM (#7845)
    When people think of computers, they think of IBM. IBM is the leader in PCs. Getting anything other than an IBM PC is foolish. Most people do not even know of other brand PCs. Who knows if non-IBM PCs would even work properly? IBM has the market share. IBM has the brand recognition. Don't waste your time with non-IBM PCs, they will never amount to much.








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    No one knows extensions other than .com. The other extensions will never amount to anything.
















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    Why have an "IBM Clone" PC when you can have a rea by Anonymous
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    by Ron_Bennett on Sunday July 14 2002, @06:27AM (#7846)
    User #3011 Info | http://www.wyomissing.com/bennett/
    Bingo! The horse has left the barn...

    The public at-large associates .COM with the internet...if a site isn't in .COM, it doesn't exist in minds of most consumers and that's unlikely to change...additionally, many people will consider sites in other TLDs as being cheap, fly-by-night, inferior, etc because they are not in .COM
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