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Steve Ballmer, current CEO of Microsoft

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I don't think he was just starting then ...

It looked a bit over the top to me. I found this:

And For Some Light Relief | The Coffeehouse | Channel 9
100% legit. From the Microsoft company meeting in 1986 (the one in Meany Hall, company meeting gift was a pair of cheap Adidas sneakers with the Microsoft logo). That was also the company meeting where they announced the 401K plan.

and this:

Steve Ballmer "Sells" Windows 1.0 -
Unfortunately, to my knowledge, this is only a spoof?oh how wonderful it is to pretend it?s real, though. One thing that is real about this ad is that this is really Steve Ballmer, CEO of Microsoft. Would you have bought Windows 1.0 from this man?

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Google doesn't discriminate ....

My gut reaction on watching the video was that it was a spoof of some kind. I was hoping for something on Snopes, but sometimes you get the links that you get.

When I saw the link I wasn't sure which sense of the word 'gay' was intended, but it didn't take long at the site to figure THAT out. I do find it curious that somebody felt compelled to put up a game site aimed at people based on sexual orientation, but I guess some identity issues just run that deep.

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It was over the top...

...but that's how a lot of pitch men are. Remember the one who died recently after a long plane ride? Mays? Sure looks like a younger version of him to me.

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I suspect that's where they got the idea ...

If you were going to do a spoof sales piece, who better to parody than the King of the Infomercial.

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