The common question: "Should I buy a Canon, or a Nikon, or something else?"
Mike's Ultimate Answer: Yes.
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Featured Comment by Daniel Clements: "Oh, good! That means I did the right thing."
Featured Comment by Pascal Sauvé: "Your shortest post comment made me think of an anecdote... When he wanted to inquire about the success of his new book Les Miserables, Victor Hugo sent a letter to his editor simply saying this: '?' Reply from his editor: '!' Now that is the shortest post. Ever."
Featured Comment by Russ: "Sorry, the correct answer is...maybe."
Featured Comment by Sheridan: "Mike, now we know: you are a Vorlon!"
Mike replies: Actually, "Mike" is just part of my encounter suit.
Featured Comment by Ophelia: "Succinct, accurate, to the point, and very very wise. Same thing that should be said if someone asks if they should buy a PC or a Mac, really. No, I'm kidding—of course you should buy a"
Featured [partial] Comment by Ben: "Socratic questioning is a really old concept, but another suggestion for the ultimate answer in almost anything is 'Why?'"
Mike replies: ...At least when you're five.
Featured Comment by Daniel Fealko: "Follow-on question: 'Why?' Dan's Answer: 'Because.'"
Mike replies: Are you by any chance the father of a five-year-old?
Featured Comment by Thomas Osborne: "...Just to the right of the Pentax ad."
Mike replies: Yes, the real answer is you should use a Pentax K-5 because that's what I use and you must be just like me.
Featured Comment by Miserere: "'Cos everyone wants to be like Mikey...."
Mike replies: 'Zackly. Who's guruing whom here?
Featured Comment by Patrick Perez: "So you didn't want to recommend the Lamborghini Murcielago?"
Mike replies: I recommend you go with the Ferrari 599.
Featured Comment by Maggie Osterberg: "Q: 'Should I buy a Canon, or a Nikon, or something else?' A: Mu! ::gong::"
Featured Comment by Boglev: "I am shocked—no one mentioned Ricoh GRD!?"
Featured Comment by Dennis Huteson: "What will you sit on now Mike, now that you've got rid of that rickety old fence?"
Featured Comment by Murchu: "Good. That's that sorted, then."