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Proving that you don't have to be Google to generate frenzied hype around an otherwise staid and – to the layman – obscure tech event, Microsoft has announced that tickets for its annual Build developer conference have sold out. Microsoft's frenzy didn't quite match Google's, however. This year's Google I/O show sold out in less …

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Anonymous Coward

Re: Microsoft definition of sold out

Pathetic. Troll harder next time.

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Uh, boss....

Haha! Looks like a lot of people rise to the occasion to get out of the office buildings, see new people, get some fresh air and go on VACATION!

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Trollface

Re: Uh, boss....

Woah I got a downvote. Either it's Matt or someone thinks people go on conferences to do actual work.

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Devil

Microsoft? Selling out?

Conference?

I'd rather have a real job thanks.

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I told them I'd attend for $2,500

Looks like I got undercut...

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Megaphone

So that's where the Surface and Lumias are going.

We knew they certainly weren't going to consumers. Microsoft are flogging tickets to developer conferences as a stealth way of ditching mountains of unsold stock.

That and the massive landfill sites outside Chennai and Dongguan.....

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If You Don't Like The Surface...

There's a little booth in the back with a sign that reads "The Windows Experience". There you can trade your Surface in for a bottle of Everclear and four hours with a hermaphroditic prostitute.

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Happy

Re: If You Don't Like The Surface...

And leave with a nasty infection.

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Trollface

If we all club together...

We could get Eadon a ticket - all the anti MS vitriol is probably just sour grapes at missing out..... probably.

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Mushroom

Re: If we all club together...

He would probably explode like an hexogen-vest laden "black widow", and be totally unspottable at entry control.

Microsoft partial decapitation strike accomplished!

We also need an icon of a fluffy cat being stroked.

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Anonymous Coward

To quote Bill...

...there is an A$$ for every seat.

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