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Are you loyal to Tech companies?

Survey period: 8 Oct 2012 to 15 Oct 2012

When buying stuff for yourself, do you tend to stick to one company as much as possible, or do you buy from whoever suits your needs and budget at the time? To put it another way: on the scale of fanboy/girl to careful, pragmatic open-minded consumers, where do you sit?

OptionVotes% 
I defend to the death the company (or companies) from which I buy stuff, always.172.0517 votes, 2.05%
I tend to stick with the same company9511.4695 votes, 11.46%
I mix and match companies and brands from a small set of companies13215.92132 votes, 15.92%
I buy from the company whose product or service suits me best at the time40248.49402 votes, 48.49%
I buy from the company whose product or service that is cheapest202.4120 votes, 2.41%
I'm pretty random in my purchasing465.5546 votes, 5.55%
I purchase from a variety of companies but specifically avoid 1 or more companies.10212.30102 votes, 12.30%
Other131.5713 votes, 1.57%

View optional text answers (15 answers)


 
GeneralUsually, I stick to one company , , If have stable service or many people use it. Pinmembersun mi Kang15-Oct-12 0:15 
GeneralMore...please PinmemberSoyDesarrollador.net12-Oct-12 7:42 
GeneralWhen a commercial annoys me, I refuse to buy the associated product. PinmentorTom Clement11-Oct-12 7:15 
GeneralI have a 'first choice' in most areas PinmemberNagy Vilmos11-Oct-12 1:39 
GeneralRe: I have a 'first choice' in most areas PinmemberJörgen Andersson11-Oct-12 10:18 
GeneralRe: I have a 'first choice' in most areas PinmemberAlan Burkhart12-Oct-12 16:13 
GeneralI maintain a boycott list PinmemberEnnis Ray Lynch, Jr.10-Oct-12 11:42 
GeneralI used to be very much in the MS fanboi camp - that has changed. PinprotectorPete O'Hanlon9-Oct-12 11:00 
GeneralRe: I used to be very much in the MS fanboi camp - that has changed. PinmemberNagy Vilmos11-Oct-12 1:35 
Generali didn't know M$ ever has a fanboi camp Pinmemberdevvvy11-Oct-12 14:49 
GeneralKodak PinmemberW Balboos9-Oct-12 2:00 
GeneralMost of the time I am forced to choose free alternatives PinmemberOshtri Deka8-Oct-12 21:44 
GeneralI'm very pragmatic on this one... PinmemberAlexCode8-Oct-12 20:29 
General"I buy from the company whose product or service suits me best at the time" Pinmemberdevvvy8-Oct-12 18:04 
GeneralRe: "I buy from the company whose product or service suits me best at the time" PinmemberDan Neely12-Oct-12 2:32 
GeneralRe: "I buy from the company whose product or service suits me best at the time" Pinmemberdevvvy12-Oct-12 10:11 
GeneralEnchantment, trust by default policy PinmemberNicolas Dorier8-Oct-12 12:49 
GeneralEach product has a good company to buy from PinmemberNelek8-Oct-12 6:44 
GeneralAre companies really loyal to us (customer) Pinmemberkoolprasad20038-Oct-12 1:50 
GeneralRe: Are companies really loyal to us (customer) PinmemberCDP18028-Oct-12 11:32 
GeneralRe: Are companies really loyal to us (customer) PinmemberSharath C V8-Oct-12 22:50 
Generalyes have you seen a bank's commercial? Pinmemberdevvvy11-Oct-12 14:47 
GeneralI do have a "sh*t list" PinmvpOriginalGriff8-Oct-12 1:21 
GeneralRe: I do have a "sh*t list" PinmemberCollin Jasnoch8-Oct-12 3:50 
GeneralRe: I do have a "sh*t list" PinmvpOriginalGriff8-Oct-12 3:57 

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