[Linux-aus] Invitations and Such

David Lloyd lloy0076 at adam.com.au
Thu Oct 26 00:23:56 AEDT 2017


So, I just sent this response to an invitation (the sender shall remain


*	"Why do you believe that posting a picture of a typically
attractive woman, with champagne, and a flamingo in the background might
attract me to this event?"


There are so many what-ifs, for example:


*	What if I suffer from ornithophobia?
*	Or gynophobia?
*	Or I'm in a programme whose name contains anonymous?


My actual question, though, would be:


*	Given the sender, an IT organisation of sorts (not Linux
Australia!), sent the e-mail, do they really expect such a picture to
attract more participants?
*	And if so, what does this say about it?




Nb. The e-mail isn't spam - I do expect the sender, from time to time,
to send me invitations and such to things that interest me [the thing
I'm invited to does interest me, so in that sense, it is on topic for



David Lloyd


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