[Linux-aus] LWE Marketing Strategy

Bret Busby bret at busby.net
Thu May 19 23:54:02 UTC 2005

On Thu, 19 May 2005, Craige McWhirter wrote:

> Date: Thu, 19 May 2005 23:08:15 +1000
> From: Craige McWhirter <craige at mcwhirter.com.au>
> To: linux-aus at lists.linux.org.au
> Subject: Re: [Linux-aus] LWE Marketing Strategy
> On Thu, 2005-05-19 at 14:59 +1000, Jeff Waugh wrote:
>>   Linux Australia: F*CK YEAH!
>> Other suggestions? Please discuss.
> While everyone else's contributions to this thread have been noble and
> valiant efforts, the most obvious (and perhaps the only) required
> suggestion to complete the marketing strategy would be:
> :%s/*/U/g
> Although after a long and painful conversation with a .us colleague
> today, a play on cross cultural language differences might work well:
> Linux Australia: "Come and get rooted."
> Damn, I think I just wasted a good t-shirt idea for Dunedin :/
> --
> Cheers,
>      Craige.

The appropriate response to both messages above, is that it is simply a 
matter of how much you intend to offend and alienate the public.

Bret Busby
West Australia

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  you'll know what the answer means."
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   Chapter 28 of
   "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy:
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