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The Three Button Mouse Phenomenon: A cultural trait found in those who love their computers

Aug 14, 2009, 23:01 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Reg Laden)

"I repeated the procedure in each of the other two labs, in the graduate student's offices, and in two professor's offices. Macs everywhere, one button on each mouse on each Mac. I probably looked at 35 computers.

"One could argue that if no Mac users have three button mice than somehow Mac users simply don't need a three button mouse. But that is not what I was told. When I snarkily told Mike that I preferred a three button mouse so I could right click and middle click, he did not tell me that I didnt' need to do those things, that those were bad things, that one did not "need" to do these things on a Mac somehow. Rather, he simply told me that the three button mouse was a feature of the Mac."

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