Department store Saks Fifth Avenue is running a Christmas display in New York City, sponsored in part by Microsoft, where well-wishers can send messages from Twitter to the store window.
In a rather unsurprising, but still entertaining, turn of events a lot of those people express the holiday spirit with “Bah Microsoft!” which then pops up on the Windows screen.
A few recent ones:
midy No need for a black and blue holiday. Black Friday is coming, why would you want a blue screen of death? Get a Mac.
RGNeighbour Friends don’t let friends buy PC’s. GET A MAC!
If you want to get in on the holiday fun, read the shenanigans or send your tweet try this: #HolidayWindows .
UPDATE: The GNU/free software folks have also jumped on the bandwagon:
kennydude #holidaywindows Get Ubuntu, it’s free and easy-to-use. It’s also secure, customizable and does more than Windows. By @fernandovalente
rodrigoy Very happy with my Linux: No locks-up, no blue screen, no anti-virus, no malwares, no bullshit…
The interesting thing — with all the obscenities and potentially obnoxious other stuff that could’ve come up that Microsoft should’ve worried about, they’re getting a playful public bashing, which they also might have predicted…
Via MacDaily News