To celebrate the holidays, Microsoft employees, who were selected from across the country, gathered together, meeting each other for the first time, at Microsoft’s latest Apple Store knockoff on Fifth Avenue in New York City along with a large number of obviously planted “customers” (which we only claim because we’ve never seen a Microsoft Retail Store where employees didn’t outnumber patrons at least five to one (and that’s being very charitable, this being the holiday season and all)).
Joined by a local NYC children’s youth choir, who hopefully held out for a very sizable donation, the Microsofties proceed to
harass, uh… share a message of peace and harmony with their neighbor and perpetual inspiration down the street.
No, they didn’t sing “Thanks For Opening Apple Stores, So We Could Copy Those, Too.”
Nope, not “Hey, Hey We’re Derivative Wannabes!”
No, they sang “Peace on Earth.” (In order to fully maximize the schmaltz, we assume.)
Afterwards, we assume the Microsoft staffers went downstairs to shop for real Christmas presents.
Direct link to video here.
MacDailyNews Take: So very, very touching. (bites lip and pretends to dab eyes)
Oh, alright: Merry Christmas and Peace on Earth!
Just one question, why are Microsoft’s Apple Retail Store rejects dressed like Smurfs?
And, three words for whoever’s in charge of Microsoft’s companywide color picker:
Color blindness test.
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