10_How long do you want to keep your laptop?3 years
11_What kind of Optical drive do you need? DVD ROM/Writer,Bluray ROM/Writer,Etc ?dvd-rom or better
12_Please tell us about the brands that you prefer to buy from them and the brands that you don't like and explain the reasons. - Had a Dell Inspiron 12" for 5 years...would still have it if I hadn't dropped it. That is the kind of reliability I appreciate.
13_What country do you live in?USA
14_Please tell us any additional information if needed. - I am open to buying used or refurbished as long as there is some kind of warranty included.