[GLLUG] New Promotional Idea

Ranti Junus ranti.junus at gmail.com
Wed Nov 3 22:35:13 EDT 2010

Heh. The thing about using Vampire as a theme, you /might/ end up with
two competing group among girls: "Team Edward"[1] or "Team Jacob"[2]


[1] http://duckduckgo.com/?q=team+edward
[2] http://duckduckgo.com/?q=team+jacob

On Wed, Nov 3, 2010 at 9:57 PM, Karl Schuttler <karl.schuttler at gmail.com> wrote:
> You might even get more ladies showing up at meetings!
> Probably not in the age range you're looking for though...
> On Wed, Nov 3, 2010 at 2:25 PM,  <frank.dolinar at comcast.net> wrote:
>> Well, Chick,
>>     It certainly makes sense if your ultimate goal is conversion...
>>             oh, yeah, that would be right, wouldn't it.
>> Frank
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Chick Tower" <c.e.tower at gmail.com>
>> To: linux-user at egr.msu.edu
>> Sent: Wednesday, November 3, 2010 2:46:52 PM
>> Subject: [GLLUG] New Promotional Idea
>> I had a thought today while I was raking leaves.  Schuler Books had a
>> pretty good turnout for their zombie night last week.  I don't know if
>> it translated into sales, but there seemed to be a lot more people in
>> the store and cafe.  Maybe we should align Linux with some horrific
>> group of supernatural creatures in order to draw more attention to what
>> it offers.  Not zombies, though; we don't want people thinking Linux PCs
>> can become part of a botnet.  Mummies are too restricted, like something
>> encumbered by draconian DRM measures.  Werewolves are too often in flux;
>> we want to project stability.  I would like to propose the following
>> slogan that should accomplish what zombies did for Schuler Books:
>> Linux.  The choice of a new generation -- OF VAMPIRES!
>> --
>>                                 Chick

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