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I really hate the polygonal fish, what's the alternative?

  1. #21

    I have learned why MS put the betta fish on the start-up screen. It's in case the betta really bytes you.

    And if MS makes a fortune selling Windows 7, they'll put the money in a river bank.

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  2. #22

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    I wouldn't be concerned with it. The Betta (beta) fish is there for poops and giggles. The polygonal version of the beta fish is to represent the change and design of Windows 8. It's simple shapes, it's about pixel color and window animations. There is no verbose eye candy. It's digitally authentic.

    My guess is by the final build, there will be maybe an animated Windows logo there...
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  3. #23

    Decades ago, I read about handgun lovers who would rent an ocean-fishing boat, hook a swordfish, set the reel so it didn't move, and try to shoot the swordfish as it jumped up and down.

    I considered those people to be idiots.

    But now I've seen the betta logo.
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