Tux Engravin with Aqua Buttons

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Enjoy. A geometric carving derived from the vector tux. Rendered in the Lightflow Global Illumination renderer, with aqua balls. Makes fun of the mac... Idea based on something else I saw here once, but Can no longer find... Said Think Linux; or something to that effect with an aqua tux.

enjoy or whatever.
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17 years ago

9/30/02 Added Same w/o Balls

melkor

17 years ago

"Think Differently" is what's technically correct, but you can make a case for "Think Different."

Someone asked an Apple exec about this, and his response was that "different" isn't intended to be an adverb modifying "think", but ought to be viewed as the object of think. When you say "think big", you're suggesting that we think about big things, not that we think in a big manner. Likewise, when Apple says "Think Different," they want you to think about things that are different, or about the concept of being different.

In other words, "Think Differently" is telling you to change HOW you think, while "Think Different" is telling you to change what you're thinking about. There's a difference.

This doesn't change the fact that Apple is playing fast-and-loose with grammar, but the fact that we're even discussing this is a testament to the catchiness of their slogan.

Steve

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L0rclA5CII

16 years ago

Well, this would all be clarified if Apple had used a single puncuation mark ":" as in "Think: Different".

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Sp00k

16 years ago

HAHAHAHA!!!!
The last 3 posts have my wetting myself with laughter!



I like the art, too!

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hexagonsun

17 years ago

I never thought any discussion on kde-look would end up as a semantics debate!

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meyerm

17 years ago

Really nice, I like it and replaced my old wallpaper with it. But this wouldn't be a comment from me, if I wouldn't ask for a version with a transparent background. So, could you please add some .png-Version without solid background? :-)

Thanks

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Altima

17 years ago

ya, they're right Differently is an adverb whil different is and adjective.

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mrmunkily

17 years ago

think different
is incorrect


that's why I made this

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stealthboy

17 years ago


Too many kids these days do not know proper English grammar. Yes, the correct version uses an adverb: "Think Differently".

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r00tkid

17 years ago

Are there any people whose native language is English ?

I think "think differently" is wrong, "think different" is right, or am I wrong ?

Besides that, it's very nice ! But, I also don't like those buttons on Tux.


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optimaloptimusprime

15 years ago

actually think best with the amiga logo ehehe

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anxion

17 years ago

nice wallpaper but could you please make a version without the aqua buttons ?

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17 years ago

9/30/02 Added Same w/o Balls

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