[kwlug-disc] please, dear god, kill me now

john at netdirect.ca john at netdirect.ca
Mon Sep 28 14:57:01 EDT 2009


A satirical look at the video and launchparty concept.

http://www.esarcasm.com/5502/windows-7-launch-party/


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kwlug-disc-bounces at kwlug.org wrote on 09/28/2009 02:34:44 PM:

> From:
> 
> Chris Frey <cdfrey at foursquare.net>
> 
> To:
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> KWLUG discussion <kwlug-disc at kwlug.org>
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> Date:
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> 09/28/2009 02:36 PM
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> Subject:
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> Re: [kwlug-disc] please, dear god, kill me now
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> kwlug-disc-bounces at kwlug.org
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> On Mon, Sep 28, 2009 at 11:25:22AM -0700, Raul Suarez wrote:
> > I actually find the criticism of this video to be unfounded.
> 
> I didn't criticize the fact they were having a party.  Linux people
> do that all the time.  I criticized the video itself.
> 
> And there's a difference between a for-profit company making a video in
> the hopes that others will party about their new for-profit release, and
> people just partying for the sake of it.  I have a hard time getting
> worked up about the former, but hey, to each their own.
> 
> 
> > We are not the target for this video. The target is the Windows Fan 
Boys
> > (and girls, and older ladies) that will organize a Windows 7 launch 
party.
> 
> True.  It did look like they tried pretty hard to look cool, and I don't
> think they quite made it, but that's in the eye of the beholder too.
> 
> - Chris
> 
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