How MyLot Helped Me Save $1,400.25 Today! (Or Sorry, Horsey, Listen to Jesse Winchester Because I Stole Your Schtick From You)

@FourWalls (31243)
United States
February 21, 2021 7:50pm CST
Yes, it's another episode of "How to Steal @TheHorse 's Schtick." Six years ago I bought a MacBook Air. I always felt it paid for itself almost immediately because I didn't have to pay for all the things that Microsoft makes you buy after you get a new computer (like Word, Excel, etc. Mac has all of its software on the computer without any additional charge or "30 day free trial" or "$99 a year lease" baloney). Well, today the old Mac paid for itself yet again. I've been contemplating getting a new computer, because I couldn't use the printer (kept getting an error message) and it kept telling me I didn't have enough space to download the most recent OS version (which I think is Big Sur). So, in hopes of saving myself from having to buy a new computer, I called Apple Support. Yes, you read that correctly. I can actually call the company and get technical support. An hour later, I had my AirPort updated, my printer issue fixed and set up to print wirelessly, and the computer cleaned up enough for the update. In other words, I don't have to buy the new, $1,200 computer and fixings. Nor do I have to buy a new printer. Fourteen hundred bucks I don't have to spend. And that feels GREAT. Horsey has fabulous taste in music, if I do say so myself. So, to compensate for stealing his idea of "how myLot helped me make $xx.xx today," here's a little Jesse Winchester:
Provided to YouTube by RhinoNothing But A Breeze · Jesse WinchesterNothing But A Breeze? 1977 Bearsville RecordsVocals: Jesse WinchesterWriter: Jesse Winches...
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@kaylachan (13352)
• Daytona Beach, Florida
22 Feb
Glad to hear you're such an Apple fan. I'll stick to windows, thanks. Hardwear issues aside, most of my computers are 10 plus years old, and working perfectly. Almost brand new. I also feel the annual Microsoft subscription is well worth it, because I use Outlook every single day. Never been a huge mac fan, even back in school. Plus, I've become use to a touch screen.
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@FourWalls (31243)
• United States
22 Feb
The iPad has me spoiled rotten when it comes to touch screens! That was another reason I'm so thankful we got this one up to date: I don't really use it that much anymore, save for things like loading songs onto my phone or making new ringtones. Most of the time I myLot from my iPad.
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@kaylachan (13352)
• Daytona Beach, Florida
22 Feb
@FourWalls I have to use a pc to mylot, still. I need the screen reader support. But windows has 2 in 1's where you have a touch screen. For times where keyboard commands are useless and i have no idea where the mouse is, the touch screen comes in handy. Plus I can comfortably disable the mouse because I don't really need it.
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@DaddyEvil (33120)
• United States
22 Feb
Nice! Sometimes, I help people fix their computers for free on myLot. *shrug* You may not have noticed that... and sometimes friends here will tell you to contact me for computer help, too.
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@LindaOHio (58184)
• United States
22 Feb
Usually after a certain amount of time you can no longer get support on a computer. Amazing! I'm so glad you were able to fix your problems.
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@FourWalls (31243)
• United States
22 Feb
I know. Windows 7 doesn’t even exist anymore to Microsoft, so forget getting updates, let alone support. I know Macs cost 2-3 times what a PC costs up front, but I feel it’s more than paid for itself, just with the customer service and tech support!
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@JudyEv (238614)
• Bunbury, Australia
23 Feb
Vince has a Mac computer now and is happy with now. I think I had better stick to what I know!
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@DianneN (218640)
• United States
22 Feb
I love my MacBook Air and Apple Support is so helpful. I will get a new Pro for Florida and leave this one in CT.
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@CarolDM (117010)
• Nashville, Tennessee
22 Feb
Another happy Apple customer. Good to hear. Cool guitar on this song.
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@BarBaraPrz (29969)
• St. Catharines, Ontario
22 Feb
The only problem I have with my MacBook Air is that I too often hit the caps lock key when trying for the A.
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@wolfgirl569 (36452)
• Marion, Ohio
22 Feb
Glad you were able to get it fixed. I dont use any of the stuff you mentioned so windows doesnt get extra money from me anyways
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@GardenGerty (131451)
• United States
22 Feb
Glad you avoided and expensive new machine.
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@Dena91 (11123)
• United States
22 Feb
Glad that they were able to help you get it straightened out. That's always a good feeling not to have to replace something, especially what we use all the time.
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@RasmaSandra (39330)
• Daytona Beach, Florida
22 Feb
Good for you. Never heard this before.
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