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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%

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GeneralUsually, I stick to one company , , If have stable service or many people use it. Pin
sun mi Kang15-Oct-12 1:15
membersun mi Kang15-Oct-12 1:15 
GeneralMore...please Pin
SoyDesarrollador.net12-Oct-12 8:42
memberSoyDesarrollador.net12-Oct-12 8:42 
GeneralWhen a commercial annoys me, I refuse to buy the associated product. Pin
Tom Clement11-Oct-12 8:15
mentorTom Clement11-Oct-12 8:15 
GeneralI have a 'first choice' in most areas Pin
Nagy Vilmos11-Oct-12 2:39
memberNagy Vilmos11-Oct-12 2:39 
GeneralRe: I have a 'first choice' in most areas Pin
Jörgen Andersson11-Oct-12 11:18
memberJörgen Andersson11-Oct-12 11:18 
GeneralRe: I have a 'first choice' in most areas Pin
Alan Burkhart12-Oct-12 17:13
memberAlan Burkhart12-Oct-12 17:13 
GeneralI maintain a boycott list Pin
Ennis Ray Lynch, Jr.10-Oct-12 12:42
memberEnnis Ray Lynch, Jr.10-Oct-12 12:42 
GeneralI used to be very much in the MS fanboi camp - that has changed. Pin
Pete O'Hanlon9-Oct-12 12:00
protectorPete O'Hanlon9-Oct-12 12:00 
The only tech I am fanatical about are Ibanez guitars, Marshall amps and my Morley Wah.

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GeneralRe: I used to be very much in the MS fanboi camp - that has changed. Pin
Nagy Vilmos11-Oct-12 2:35
memberNagy Vilmos11-Oct-12 2:35 
Generali didn't know M$ ever has a fanboi camp Pin
devvvy11-Oct-12 15:49
memberdevvvy11-Oct-12 15:49 
GeneralKodak Pin
W Balboos9-Oct-12 3:00
memberW Balboos9-Oct-12 3:00 
GeneralMost of the time I am forced to choose free alternatives Pin
Oshtri Deka8-Oct-12 22:44
memberOshtri Deka8-Oct-12 22:44 
GeneralI'm very pragmatic on this one... Pin
AlexCode8-Oct-12 21:29
memberAlexCode8-Oct-12 21:29 
General"I buy from the company whose product or service suits me best at the time" Pin
devvvy8-Oct-12 19:04
memberdevvvy8-Oct-12 19:04 
GeneralRe: "I buy from the company whose product or service suits me best at the time" Pin
Dan Neely12-Oct-12 3:32
memberDan Neely12-Oct-12 3:32 
GeneralRe: "I buy from the company whose product or service suits me best at the time" Pin
devvvy12-Oct-12 11:11
memberdevvvy12-Oct-12 11:11 
GeneralEnchantment, trust by default policy Pin
Nicolas Dorier8-Oct-12 13:49
memberNicolas Dorier8-Oct-12 13:49 
GeneralEach product has a good company to buy from Pin
Nelek8-Oct-12 7:44
memberNelek8-Oct-12 7:44 
GeneralAre companies really loyal to us (customer) Pin
koolprasad20038-Oct-12 2:50
memberkoolprasad20038-Oct-12 2:50 
GeneralRe: Are companies really loyal to us (customer) Pin
CDP18028-Oct-12 12:32
memberCDP18028-Oct-12 12:32 
GeneralRe: Are companies really loyal to us (customer) Pin
Sharath C V8-Oct-12 23:50
memberSharath C V8-Oct-12 23:50 
Generalyes have you seen a bank's commercial? Pin
devvvy11-Oct-12 15:47
memberdevvvy11-Oct-12 15:47 
GeneralI do have a "sh*t list" Pin
OriginalGriff8-Oct-12 2:21
mvpOriginalGriff8-Oct-12 2:21 
GeneralRe: I do have a "sh*t list" Pin
Collin Jasnoch8-Oct-12 4:50
memberCollin Jasnoch8-Oct-12 4:50 
GeneralRe: I do have a "sh*t list" Pin
OriginalGriff8-Oct-12 4:57
mvpOriginalGriff8-Oct-12 4:57 

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