[rescue] OT: FeeCee rescue

Joshua D. Boyd jdboyd at celestrion.celestrion.net
Thu Oct 2 08:48:08 CDT 2003

On Thu, Oct 02, 2003 at 04:18:44AM -0500, Steven Hill wrote:
> > >    I haven't played a video game since I was 12, but now I think I'm
> > > going to go buy an X-Box just to run Linux on!
> >
> > Erhm... And contribute (in favour) for Mickeysofts sales statistics? No
> > way in hell I'll do that...
> I had heard that every XBOX sold takes money out of Billy Goats(e.cx)
> pocket, due to them being subsidised. If I was in to that sort of thing,

Assuming that they haven't managed to pay off the one time costs or
reduce the cost of manufactoring yet, MS doesn't loose as much money
selling you an Xbox as they do if they are forced to reduce the price
further to make them move, or better yet, they are force to bulldoze
them as a tax write off because they are so unpopular.

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