Chinmay007 wrote: PaoloM, wkempf:
Of course this isn't scientific or anything , but I'm seeing no problem finding negative posts on this forum and very hard time finding anything positive.
This one is negative, but balanced and accurate. More important, it's posted by someone who owns an Apple, and thus can hardly be considered as an example of W3bbo's point. I mean, come on, there's stuff a lot more negative than that posted about Microsoft products on a daily basis here.
I don't get why you think this one relates? It's not about any of the "competition." Granted, it's attacking Scoble, and as such I don't think it too appropriate for here, but sorry, this one doesn't back up your claims.
Even more confused than the last. This is negative only because the guy needs some help. And it's with a Microsoft product, not with a competitors. This is actually evidence of the opposite of what is being claimed.
Heh? This is strictly about the next version of C9. Unrelated.
The post is neutral. One reply is strictly negative. Two replies a pro some alternative, but neither alternative is a Microsoft product, and neither of these is negative to Yahoo! Messenger. Two replies are negative towards Microsoft technologies. Sorry, this is not evidence.
OK, this one is full of negativity. I personally don't think it's an example for your cause though. Why? Because it starts out so negative towards Microsoft that it's basically a troll post (hard to tell if trolling was the intent of the original poster, but it was so negative that the end result could only be the same). Given that you start out this badly, there's little where else a thread can go.
I see no negativity here. More importantly, there's no mention of any Microsoft technology or even any technology that Microsoft competes with.
Linux troll post. Anything in there is fair game, or irrelevant depending on how you think trolls should be dealt with. Sorry.
That's just on the first two pages.
Now to compare Ubuntu Forums's Coffeehouse:
Yes so it has it's fair share of negative posts. Only one I noticed is for something other then Ubuntu (the PS3). Which is funny cause I thought Linux users are suppose to be really negative towards Windows.
These posts are cherry picked from both sites. I'm willing to bet I can find equivalent posts on either site (barring the troll posts).
You stil haven't found a single example to prove your point though. Unless your point is unrelated to the topic on hand. Just to be clear, you need to find enough posts that show community members attacking and/or dismissing technologies that Microsoft competes with. More importantly, they should be doing so with no knowledge of the "other side" or without stating reasons why they prefer the Microsoft tech.
Responses to trolls don't count. I could go into Ubuntu forums and troll there, and I bet the responses to me would be magnitudes worse than what you see here.
If your point is more about just a general negative "vibe" here, yeah, there is one. Guess who's at fault for that? Just a hint, it won't be anyone that W3bbo was ranting about. We're back to the trolls and Microsoft bashers for that.