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Windows 7: Getting the priorities right!

13 Apr 2010   #1

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
Getting the priorities right!

On 6th May In the UK we are to have a general election to vote in the great and the good who will look after us for the next four years or so. Pretty important stuff you might think!
I am privileged to live in the original quaint old Cornish town of Helston. Here on the 8th May every year for at least the last 500 years we hold the annual Flora Day. This is a relic of a pagan festival welcoming the new summer. The whole town is decorated with bluebells and greenery, we have special dispensation to pick the wild flowers once a year for Flora Day. They are a protected species everywhere else in the country. The town's population grows threefold for the day. All Helstonians who now live away make a special effort to be home on this special day.
A recent survey of 500 residents found that when asked the question. What is the most important, The General Election or Flora Day? 496 replied Flora Day, three were found NOT to be residents, they were just pretending and the 500th person has been humanely destroyed as being of unsound mind, body and spirit.
That's what getting the priorities right means.
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13 Apr 2010   #2

Windows 7 x64 pro/ Windows 7 x86 Pro/ XP SP3 x86

So what do you think is responsible for the result of that survey? Ignorance (of the importance of elections) or apathy (provincialism (Helstonianism), "this country has gone to the dogs" mindset etc.)?
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13 Apr 2010   #3

64-bit Windows 8.1 Pro

"...Meet the new boss, same as the old boss..."
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13 Apr 2010   #4

Win7 HP x64

choosing your next leader>flowers.
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13 Apr 2010   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Tews View Post
"...Meet the new boss, same as the old boss..."
yup, you hit it bang on the nail.... won't say any more as we dont want this getting political
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13 Apr 2010   #6

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit

Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber. ~Plato
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13 Apr 2010   #7

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by johnwillyums View Post
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber. ~Plato
Hear! Hear!
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