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Windows 7: A Betta Joke...???


15 Jun 2009   #1

XP sp3
 
 
A Betta Joke...???

Hi all,

By now im sure we are all familiar with the Betta fish joke that im sure made us all chortle a little...

But just been thinking about the boot loader screen (and im sorry if this has already been done to death)

But to me that white bird looks like a Dove, and its carring that twig in its beak, is it possibly carrying an Olive branch...????

Now for all you heathans and blasphemers out there, that diddnt attend bible classes this is an old bible story (somewhere in Genesis), basically the dove offering the branch is a peace offering or signifying peacefull intentions...

Anybody else Twig this LOL...

Paul

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15 Jun 2009   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

I don't know why people think it's a dove. It's not a dove, it's a hummingbird.
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15 Jun 2009   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by paulk View Post
Hi all,

By now im sure we are all familiar with the Betta fish joke that im sure made us all chortle a little...

But just been thinking about the boot loader screen (and im sorry if this has already been done to death)

But to me that white bird looks like a Dove, and its carring that twig in its beak, is it possibly carrying an Olive branch...????

Now for all you heathans and blasphemers out there, that diddnt attend bible classes this is an old bible story (somewhere in Genesis), basically the dove offering the branch is a peace offering or signifying peacefull intentions...

Anybody else Twig this LOL...

Paul
Actually, the olive branch (from the story of Noah and the flood), doesn't signify peace or peaceful intentions. It is meant to give hope. For those who don't know (shame on you ), when the flood started subsiding, Noah sent out a dove to see if there is land. The first dove returned with nothing. The second dove returned with the olive branch in it's beak, signalling that it had found dry land. This gave Noah and his family the hope that they will soon be able to leave the ark and start over in a cleansed world.

I think perhaps that is maybe what Microsoft had in mind. With the flood of bad rep Vista got, I think that they want to give us the hope that Windows 7 will give us all a fresh start....

What do you think?
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15 Jun 2009   #4

XP sp3
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Dzomlija View Post
Actually, the olive branch (from the story of Noah and the flood), doesn't signify peace or peaceful intentions. It is meant to give hope. For those who don't know (shame on you ), when the flood started subsiding, Noah sent out a dove to see if there is land. The first dove returned with nothing. The second dove returned with the olive branch in it's beak, signalling that it had found dry land. This gave Noah and his family the hope that they will soon be able to leave the ark and start over in a cleansed world.

I think perhaps that is maybe what Microsoft had in mind. With the flood of bad rep Vista got, I think that they want to give us the hope that Windows 7 will give us all a fresh start....

What do you think?
And there you go.....

It has been many years and im now too old too grey an too long in the tooth to remember the whole story...

but i for one certainly have high hopes...after all its gotta be betta than vista....!

(and it looks nothing like a hummming bird...que..?)
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15 Jun 2009   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit, Mac OS Snow Leopard 10.6
 
 

Dove.... Pfft

Its a Dodo!

OMG
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15 Jun 2009   #6

XP sp3
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by FullyLoadedMan View Post
Dove.... Pfft

Its a Dodo!

OMG
Idiot Dodos couldnt fly...

LOl
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15 Jun 2009   #7

Windows 7 x64 / Same
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by paulk View Post
but i for one certainly have high hopes...after all its gotta be betta than vista....!
Nice.

Anyway, maybe it wants us to Twitter.
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15 Jun 2009   #8

Windows 7 RTM Ultimate - Activated (Technet)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by paulk View Post
And there you go.....

It has been many years and im now too old too grey an too long in the tooth to remember the whole story...

but i for one certainly have high hopes...after all its gotta be betta than vista....!

(and it looks nothing like a hummming bird...que..?)
Your too old....man I was there....and that Dove crapped on everything.....
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15 Jun 2009   #9

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Well, sorry to disappoint you, but I'm actually a expert on birds, and it's a hummingbird. How it would be mistaken for a dove, I wouldn't know. The thing you think is a branch is actually it's beak.



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15 Jun 2009   #10

XP Pro SP3 x86/Vista SP2 x64/Win7 x64 Triple-boot
 
 

Definitely a hummingbird..

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