[GLLUG] New Promotional Idea
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.
> 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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