April Fool's Day 2005 [Was: Who are these people?]

Jan Vancura jenda at ubuntu.com
Sat Nov 18 17:26:04 GMT 2006

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Jeff Waugh wrote:
> <quote who="Conrad Knauer">
>> On 11/17/06, Scott <geekboy at angrykeyboarder.com> wrote:
>>> Do you know who is in this picture?
>> Other than Mark Shuttleworth, I have no idea, sorry :)
> I made a documented version way back then. Here it is for your pleasure:
>   http://people.ubuntu.com/~jdub/2005/april-fools-2005.jpg
> It was taken at an amusingly packed little restaurant in an amusingly packed
> little town called Mataro, in Spain. I don't think the townspeople had any
> idea what was going on and our front page news in the local paper [1] didn't
> make it any more obvious (particularly with the photo of Mako and I, wearing
> ties). The idea to do an April Fool's spoof of our 'Circle of Friends' nudie
> logins came up during the conference, so on the very last night we took this
> now-famous photo.
> Scott disputes the label about his pants, although I'm pretty sure those are
> his very sexy forearms. James has since lost the hair, the beard and what
> seems like all the weight I put on while at Canonical. He's trim, taught and
> delicious, ladies! Mark lost the hackerly hair during the Dapper cycle, as
> it doesn't appear to be compatible with Canonical's ambitious business goals
> or South African snark rags [2]. Matt hasn't lost any of his evil [3], but
> amazingly still doesn't have a blog! I wore out the shoes, lost the hair [4]
> (which you can't see anyway), but still have a thing for green.
> A bit of Ubuntu history for you. :-)
> - Jeff
> [1] Anyone have a URL of the scanned article? I couldn't find it.
> [2] http://www.iol.co.za/index.php?id=139&art_id=vn20050209102227763C337661
> [3] http://people.ubuntu.com/~jdub/2005/mdz.png
> [4] http://www.flickr.com/photos/t3rmin4t0r/91981344/

Jeff, I think I'll save this list post in my personal library ツ Made my
day - and it was a party day, too.

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