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I was a bench monkey at best buy for almost 10 months and I never saw anybody bring in a linux box. I doubt the other wankers would have taken one in, but I sure would have.
Retail geeks aren't geeky enough (NewsForge)
Posted Jan 21, 2005 5:44 UTC (Fri) by pr1268 (subscriber, #24648)
Being from Texas, we have a lot of non-native-English speakers as customers, and I often hear "Can a Spanish-speaking associate please report to the Home Theater Department for customer assistance?" over the P.A. system. It would be interesting to hear "Can a Linux-speaking associate please report to the tech bench for customer assistance?" It seems that the retailers really don't want to shut out a portion of the population due to a language barrier. Now the retailers need to reach out to the Linux-using population...
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