Anyone remember DOS? Does Commodore 64 ring a bell? How about pin fed printers - loved those paper snares with the cheap paper?
Shoot, I remember my first Red LED TI Calculator. We thought the calc was cool when we could type 14, turn the calculator upside down and it would say HI
The fact is... most human beings resist change. Also, most children except change far better than adults.
Each to their own, in their own time. There are real concerns with a new OS. Possible loss of data with a poor install, hard and software incompatibilities, and let's not forget about cost. Amazon has Ultimate on sale for $329.99
Personally I do a lot with graphics, I don't want to worry about downtime, nor software issues. I bought my PC on purpose last Dec, top of the line and Vista certified. It came out when the new PCs were loaded with XP Pro MCE, and a free upgrade to Vista. My Vista upgrade will stay safely in its case until SR1 is released in 2008.
Now, who still needs a Valium?