Apple's "smug little twit" fired

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While wandering around Digg dot com, I noticed this story about the guy who (used to) play the part of the Mac user in the Mac vs. Windows adverts Apple have been running (although they were more likely to be found on US rather than UK TV sets).

What makes me laugh is the description of the Mac guy - Justin Long - as a "smug little twit" by a reviewer, and - even better - how he's "just the sort of unshaven, hoodie-wearing, hands-in-pockets hipster ["hipster" - their word, not mine] we've always imagined when picturing a Mac enthusiast".

As I read that, a quick glance down confirmed my status: Macbook Pro on lap - check. Hoodie worn? Check (and a rather nice Gul one too, I might add...). Hands in pockets? Check. Smug little twit? A subjective response to this one, granted, but "Check" anyway...

I guess I've begun to turn into the stereotypical arty-type of person I've always felt a bit scared of. Mind you, I lack the associated talent and cashflow, so I'm sure I'll be ok for the time being... ;o)

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