[GLLUG] New Promotional Idea

Richard Houser rick at divinesymphony.net
Thu Nov 4 17:46:48 EDT 2010

Linux boxes are full of ELFs and daemons.  I like it.  Not a big fan
of Gnomes, but you only have to worry about one or two at most, and
you can always run them off your desktop.

On 11/4/10, Marshal Newrock <marshal at zordio.com> wrote:
> Not vampires.  Daemons.  With maybe a smattering of elfs and gnomes.
> Or werewolves.  Werewolves are always good.
> Marshal
> On Wed, 03 Nov 2010 14:46:52 -0400
> Chick Tower <c.e.tower at gmail.com> wrote:
>> 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!

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