I owned Macs for more than a decade. And I worked as a sys admin in a big publishing house that solely used Macs. Those were the thrilling days.
And I remember everything that Mulkaccino wrote (you forgot error 10 :P ).
How easy it was to use that OS. Wanted to upgrade but still use the current OS version from time to time? Simply copy the system folder to another partition...just drag'n'drop...everywhere...at any time...
and Escape Velocity was the best thing since sliced breadt still is! :D
while I was rocking Marathon..and Marathon II: Durandal, and Marathon Infinity... And after all the midi music of part 1 that ubercool
! (Well, just the first 30 seconds, to be honest, but they really rocked)
Nowadays, Apple is just one of the many companies out there, still innovative, but too caught in its own world.
Anyways, all the best for Mr Jobs, he made Apple raising from almost broke to the most valuable company in the world (See this link)