Old 18th September 2006, 20:16   #1
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Nobody Likes Clippy

I never use the help option in Microsoft Word. And I haven't seen Clippy in years. But the help search-suggestion I saw today when I started to write a paper got me laughing.



Apparently he's the first thing to go in every installation...
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Old 18th September 2006, 20:29   #2
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So why have they not removed him yet?

dose he rock the Gate's Boxors or somthing?

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Old 18th September 2006, 20:49   #3
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Anyone here read kernel panic?

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Old 18th September 2006, 21:58   #4
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Old 19th September 2006, 00:11   #5
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So why have they not removed him yet?

dose he rock the Gate's Boxors or somthing?
I though they got rid of the help character in Office 2003?
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Old 19th September 2006, 00:21   #6
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Sometimes.
I couldn't help but think of when the guy wrote the clippy destroying virus while drunk.

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Old 19th September 2006, 00:30   #7
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So why have they not removed him yet?

dose he rock the Gate's Boxors or somthing?
Maybe they're getting him ready for Bob 2.0
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Old 19th September 2006, 13:17   #8
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Re: Nobody Likes Clippy

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Apparently he's the first thing to go in every installation...
Yeah, they made a big joke out of it in the first version where he could be properly turned off, they had Flash animations of him meeting various demises and things.

I think in some versions typing in choice curse words will take you to the "how to disable the office assistant" page, too.

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Old 19th September 2006, 22:21   #9
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Speaking of clippy, wasn't there an old parody video that made fun of that thing? Something having to do with this guy trying to use a program, but got pissed at clippy because it kept asking too many help questions?

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Old 20th September 2006, 11:37   #10
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I think there were somewhere in the region of seventy thousand of such videos, most terribly unfunny. Gotta love the internet.

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Old 20th September 2006, 12:05   #11
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arrrr poor clippy










that stupid dog they use in search needs to be kennelled --- permantly as well lol

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Old 20th September 2006, 12:28   #12
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Yes, but he is easy to kill.

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My installation of Office 2003 had all assistants disabled by default.

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Old 22nd September 2006, 10:43   #14
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Clippy is gone???? I call shenanigans!!
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