It’s obvious. Everybody who applied to host Windows 7 Launch Party did it because of the prospect of receiving a copy of Windows 7 Ultimate for free. Some actually did host a party, some faked it. One guy not only did NOT host a party, he came up with some pretty funny excuses his friends supposedly told him for failing to show up.
Pete: I've got to work the drive-thru that night.
Reid: I'd love to come but I heard there is going to be Windows there.
Colin: Feeling too antisocial to come to a computer party :(
AJ: FidoNet relay forgot to pay their modem line's phone bill, evite got delayed
Chris: Found out Windows 7 not available on 5.25" floppy.
Kevin: I'll be over as soon as I shut down my laptop. XP still has 72 updates to go.
Bryan: I was going to come to your party, but then I got high. I still have XP and I know why, yeah yeah, because I got high, because I got high, because I got high.
Andy: Didn't realize you needed to own a computer to use Windows 7.
Mike: I was going to come to your launch party but then a girl called.
Ira: Sorry, my guild has a raid.
Adam: Thunderbird on Ubuntu sent your evite into the spam folder because it said, "windows 7 party."
Amanda: I was going to come to your launch party but then a girl called.
Charles: Bing gave me the wrong directions.
Rich: MS-BOB not compatible with Windows 7. Not interested.
Mark: Needs more than 640k ram, which is more than I was told I would ever need.
He is now selling his Launch Party kit, of course without the Windows 7 discs, which he is keeping for himself. The pack contains streamers, napkins, balloons, a pack of playing cards, puzzles, tote bag and some other tidbits, in it’s ‘original Party Pack box’. The current winning bid at eBay is $50. Any takers?