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If he had been paying the subscription price for 16 years, he would indeed have paid $1600 by now, but since he doesn't need the newest whiz bang features of the latest Office iteration, he has saved a substantial amount of money by NOT paying an annual subscription. Another point to ponder is that he may be the only person in his household that even needs to use it, so the 5-license benefit is not so tangible (or beneficial) for him.

Furthermore, I am probably one of the few people on the planet that refuses to trust my data to "the cloud" (with your tormentor also belonging to that group), especially when I have a sufficient backup system in my own house, or if I don't need to access said data from wherever I happen to be.

As much as you may like to think your preferred model fits (or should fit) everyone else, that's most certainly not the case.

Looking at it, how many things have turned to a subscription based model? Quite a few, and it's only getting worse. What's really a hassle is when your credit card somehow gets compromised, forcing you to cancel it and get a new one, only to have to go back to your ever-growing multitude of paid subscriptions and reset the goddamn credit card that's used to pay them. I HATE that.
".45 ACP - because shooting twice is just silly" - JSOP, 2010
You can never have too much ammo - unless you're swimming, or on fire. - JSOP, 2010
When you pry the gun from my cold dead hands, be careful - the barrel will be very hot. - JSOP, 2013

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