The Mac Observer

Skip navigational links

Just a Thought - Many Ways To Ditch Your PC

by - January 26th, 2004

"Many Ways To Ditch Your PC"
Sung to the tune of "50 Ways To Leave Your Lover"
(May Paul Simon forgive me.)

The problem is not inside your head," Steve said to me.
"The answer is easy if you take it logically.
I'd like to help you with your struggle to be free.
There must be many ways to ditch your PC."

He said, "You're dealing with some pop-ups that are rude.
You've got a virus with a nasty attitude.
So I'll repeat myself at the risk of being crude
There must be many ways to chuck your PC.
Many way to ditch your PC."

Buy a new Mac, Jack,
That is your plan Stan
Toss out that old PC
And get yourself free.

Drop kick the Dell, Mel
Never mind where it fell
Just get it away from thee
And get yourself free.

He said, "It grieves me so to see you look so sad,
Dealing with XP Home can make anyone feel bad."
I said, "I appreciate that, but would you please explain
again about the many ways."

He said, "Why not stop by the Apple Store tonight,
check out the new Mac mini and you'll begin to see the light."
And I did so, and realized he probably was right,
there must be many ways to lose your PC.
Many ways to ditch your PC.

Buy a new Mac, Jack.
That is your plan Stan.
Toss out that old PC.
And get yourself free.

Take a hammer to the eMachine.
Smash it to smithereens.
Then hang it from the nearest tree,
and get yourself free.

Yeah, buy a new Mac, Jack.
That is your plan Stan.
Toss out that old PC.
And get yourself free.

Drop kick the Dell, Mel.
Never mind where it fell.
Just get it away from thee,
and get yourseeeelf free!

is a writer who currently lives in Orlando, FL. He's been a Mac fan since Atari Computers folded, but has worked with computers of nearly every type for 20 years.

You can send your comments directly to me, or you can also post your comments below.

Most Recent Columns From Just A Thought

The Just A Thought Archives

Recent TMO Headlines - Updated April 23rd

Mon, 5:20 PM
A Thorny Problem: When an AI Composes Music
Mon, 4:42 PM
TMO Background Mode Interview with Author and Artist Michael Benson
Mon, 3:08 PM
Microsoft Employee Says Whites, Asians Discriminated Against
Mon, 2:53 PM
JCPenney Explains Apple Pay Removal
Mon, 2:19 PM
Logitech’s Slim Folio Pro is the Backlit Keyboard you Need for your iPad
Mon, 2:10 PM
Privacy Wish List, Earth Day – TMO Daily Observations 2019-04-22
Mon, 1:34 PM
KOBRA Wireless Car Scanner: $14.99
Mon, 1:06 PM
Some Instragram Meme Accounts Want to Unionize
Mon, 12:29 PM
The 11 People Trying to Fight Fake News in the Indian Election
Mon, 11:32 AM
Samsung Delays Galaxy Fold Media Events
Mon, 11:27 AM
Joshua Cohen, Apple’s Philosopher, is not Available for Comment
Mon, 10:58 AM
Apple is One of AWS's Biggest Clients
  • __________
  • Buy Stuff, Support TMO!
  • Podcast: Mac Geek Gab
  • Podcast: Apple Weekly Report
  • TMO on Twitter!