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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.172.0617 votes, 2.06%
I tend to stick with the same company9511.4995 votes, 11.49%
I mix and match companies and brands from a small set of companies13215.96132 votes, 15.96%
I buy from the company whose product or service suits me best at the time40248.61402 votes, 48.61%
I buy from the company whose product or service that is cheapest202.4220 votes, 2.42%
I'm pretty random in my purchasing465.5646 votes, 5.56%
I purchase from a variety of companies but specifically avoid 1 or more companies.10212.33102 votes, 12.33%
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 0:15
membersun mi Kang15-Oct-12 0:15 
GeneralMore...please Pin
SoyDesarrollador.net12-Oct-12 7:42
memberSoyDesarrollador.net12-Oct-12 7:42 
GeneralWhen a commercial annoys me, I refuse to buy the associated product. Pin
Tom Clement11-Oct-12 7:15
mentorTom Clement11-Oct-12 7:15 
GeneralI have a 'first choice' in most areas Pin
Nagy Vilmos11-Oct-12 1:39
memberNagy Vilmos11-Oct-12 1:39 
GeneralRe: I have a 'first choice' in most areas Pin
Jörgen Andersson11-Oct-12 10:18
memberJörgen Andersson11-Oct-12 10:18 
Nagy Vilmos wrote:
there will be a company [or two] that are good and who i've had decent
experiences with

Beefeater and Gordons?
Light moves faster than sound. That is why some people appear bright, until you hear them speak.
List of common misconceptions

GeneralRe: I have a 'first choice' in most areas Pin
Alan Burkhart12-Oct-12 16:13
memberAlan Burkhart12-Oct-12 16:13 
GeneralI maintain a boycott list Pin
Ennis Ray Lynch, Jr.10-Oct-12 11:42
memberEnnis Ray Lynch, Jr.10-Oct-12 11:42 
GeneralI used to be very much in the MS fanboi camp - that has changed. Pin
Pete O'Hanlon9-Oct-12 11:00
protectorPete O'Hanlon9-Oct-12 11:00 
GeneralRe: I used to be very much in the MS fanboi camp - that has changed. Pin
Nagy Vilmos11-Oct-12 1:35
memberNagy Vilmos11-Oct-12 1:35 
Generali didn't know M$ ever has a fanboi camp Pin
devvvy11-Oct-12 14:49
memberdevvvy11-Oct-12 14:49 
GeneralKodak Pin
W Balboos9-Oct-12 2:00
memberW Balboos9-Oct-12 2:00 
GeneralMost of the time I am forced to choose free alternatives Pin
Oshtri Deka8-Oct-12 21:44
memberOshtri Deka8-Oct-12 21:44 
GeneralI'm very pragmatic on this one... Pin
AlexCode8-Oct-12 20:29
memberAlexCode8-Oct-12 20:29 
General"I buy from the company whose product or service suits me best at the time" Pin
devvvy8-Oct-12 18:04
memberdevvvy8-Oct-12 18:04 
GeneralRe: "I buy from the company whose product or service suits me best at the time" Pin
Dan Neely12-Oct-12 2:32
memberDan Neely12-Oct-12 2:32 
GeneralRe: "I buy from the company whose product or service suits me best at the time" Pin
devvvy12-Oct-12 10:11
memberdevvvy12-Oct-12 10:11 
GeneralEnchantment, trust by default policy Pin
Nicolas Dorier8-Oct-12 12:49
memberNicolas Dorier8-Oct-12 12:49 
GeneralEach product has a good company to buy from Pin
Nelek8-Oct-12 6:44
memberNelek8-Oct-12 6:44 
GeneralAre companies really loyal to us (customer) Pin
koolprasad20038-Oct-12 1:50
memberkoolprasad20038-Oct-12 1:50 
GeneralRe: Are companies really loyal to us (customer) Pin
CDP18028-Oct-12 11:32
memberCDP18028-Oct-12 11:32 
GeneralRe: Are companies really loyal to us (customer) Pin
Sharath C V8-Oct-12 22:50
memberSharath C V8-Oct-12 22:50 
Generalyes have you seen a bank's commercial? Pin
devvvy11-Oct-12 14:47
memberdevvvy11-Oct-12 14:47 
GeneralI do have a "sh*t list" Pin
OriginalGriff8-Oct-12 1:21
mvpOriginalGriff8-Oct-12 1:21 
GeneralRe: I do have a "sh*t list" Pin
Collin Jasnoch8-Oct-12 3:50
memberCollin Jasnoch8-Oct-12 3:50 
GeneralRe: I do have a "sh*t list" Pin
OriginalGriff8-Oct-12 3:57
mvpOriginalGriff8-Oct-12 3:57 
GeneralRe: I do have a "sh*t list" Pin
Nemanja Trifunovic8-Oct-12 6:52
memberNemanja Trifunovic8-Oct-12 6:52 
GeneralRe: I do have a "sh*t list" Pin
OriginalGriff8-Oct-12 8:00
mvpOriginalGriff8-Oct-12 8:00 
GeneralRe: I do have a "sh*t list" Pin
Oshtri Deka8-Oct-12 21:31
memberOshtri Deka8-Oct-12 21:31 
GeneralRe: I do have a "sh*t list" Pin
W Balboos9-Oct-12 2:09
memberW Balboos9-Oct-12 2:09 
GeneralThe one thing which I will make sure is ..... Pin
Lakamraju Raghuram7-Oct-12 23:49
memberLakamraju Raghuram7-Oct-12 23:49 
GeneralThe truth lies swomewhere inbetween Pin
ChrisElston7-Oct-12 23:25
memberChrisElston7-Oct-12 23:25 
GeneralRe: The truth lies swomewhere inbetween Pin
CDP18028-Oct-12 13:04
memberCDP18028-Oct-12 13:04 
GeneralRe: The truth lies swomewhere inbetween Pin
R. Erasmus8-Oct-12 21:26
memberR. Erasmus8-Oct-12 21:26 
GeneralDepends what tech we're talking about Pin
R. Erasmus7-Oct-12 22:36
memberR. Erasmus7-Oct-12 22:36 
GeneralI used to stick with some companies... Pin
Naerling7-Oct-12 20:20
memberNaerling7-Oct-12 20:20 
GeneralRe: I used to stick with some companies... Pin
Dan Neely12-Oct-12 2:35
memberDan Neely12-Oct-12 2:35 
GeneralMy motivation Pin
Chris Maunder7-Oct-12 16:36
adminChris Maunder7-Oct-12 16:36 
GeneralRe: My motivation Pin
Mehdi Gholam7-Oct-12 19:56
mvpMehdi Gholam7-Oct-12 19:56 
GeneralRe: My motivation Pin
Vivic7-Oct-12 20:15
memberVivic7-Oct-12 20:15 
GeneralRe: My motivation Pin
Slacker0078-Oct-12 1:46
memberSlacker0078-Oct-12 1:46 
GeneralRe: My motivation Pin
Mycroft Holmes14-Oct-12 14:44
memberMycroft Holmes14-Oct-12 14:44 

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