Do the individual cells all have their own electrical outlet? That bothers me if true.
I always just assume the totally over the top asshats are Microsoft employees doing that to keep the Linux users are elitist stereotype alive. Scare the n00bs back into the comfortable fold.
To me it feels like I'm paying $60 for the shareware version, then need to pay another $1 to $20 in little chunks to unlock all the features of the full version. I'll just wait a year or two then buy the "Game of the year" , fully tested, patched, unlocked version when its under $40.
There are still quite a few dry counties here in the states, so yea the parent post is still mostly true in that regard.