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Mac vs. PC Users: Who Are They Really?

Wednesday 04.27.2011 , Posted by
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You know those Mac vs. Pc commercials Apple was fielding a few years back? They pitched a nerdy PC against a cool Mac in a battle of wits… and the Mac always seemed to win. Well, here is an accurate look at what a Mac or PC user really looks like… at least the typical user. Hunch.com, the excellent multi-source recommendation website, looked back on their “Teach Hunch About You” questions and compiled this collection of characteristics typical of each platforms users. Do the stereotypes hold true? Decide for yourself with this excellent graphic by Column 5 Media:

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Via: Hunch.com

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  1. 100% of mac users are hipsters.
    that being said, i wonder what type of computer the creator has..

  2. 100% mac users annoy the shit out of PC techs.

  3. I don’t wonder at all, Sara.

  4. 100% of “pc” ie windows users fit the typical american sterotype

  5. 100% PC techs annoy the shit out of Mac users.

  6. if I were a MAC user, pc techs would annoy me. Always upgrading , always having a better machine for less money, not being a douche bag. those asshole pc techs!

  7. Mac users remind me of people that move to America and tell everybody they should learn to speak Spanish because they like the way the words sound. I’m a systems and network administrator. I have over 20 years of experience on hardware and software from every major manufacturer. I’ve worked as an independent consultant and I’ve worked for the Treasury, a Gallery of Art, a college, VISA, Sprint, a hospital, a very large contracting company, and the list goes on and on. I’ve been around and I know what I’m talking about… 70% of Mac users a arrogant douche bags that have their head stuck up their own asses. That 70% of Mac users demand that the world to adapt to their personal preferences. The only reason they survive is because they were born with a silver spoon in their mouth.

  8. 100% of PC users are complete and utter wankers.

  9. And here’s a proof – bunch of “PC fanboys” viciously attacking and laughing at Mac users. You just proved this infographic accurate.

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