Release Parties

Darcy Casselman dscassel at gmail.com
Mon Apr 30 20:06:11 UTC 2012


Hey, Simon,

I didn't realize you were in Ottawa.

One d4m1r on the forum is looking for Ottawa Ubuntu parties. I suggest
you get in touch. :)

http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?p=11891529#post11891529

Darcy.

On Mon, Apr 30, 2012 at 11:01 AM, swfiua at gmail.com <swfiua at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 29, 2012 at 12:08 PM, Randall Ross <randall at executiv.es> wrote:
>>
>> Hello Canada!
>>
>> Vancouver will be hosting a *U-Party* in June. (That's our official name
>> for them.)
>>
>> Why oh why so late, you ask?
>>
>> 1) It's a party, not an install-fest,
>> 2) We've learned that if we have an event closer to release date people
>> expect tech,
>> 3) The people in #2 are already into Ubuntu, and will come regardless.
>> **We want people who have never heard of Ubuntu to party with us.** The
>> stated goal of Ubuntu is to cross the chasm and bring free software to
>> the masses.
>> 4) Computers kill parties, with precision ;)
>
>
> Great idea -- anyone in Ottawa want to try this?
>
>>
>>
>> And why don't we call them "Ubuntu Release Parties?"
>> The general public cannot understand how a computer (or software) themed
>> party could possibly be fun, and therefore won't come. When's the last
>> time you heard someone say "Wow, I went to that <insert proprietary OS
>> name here> party the other day and it rocked!!"
>
>
> You mean like a Windows 7 release party?
>  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1cX4t5-YpHQ
>
>
>>
>> Not gonna happen in our
>> lifetime ;)
>>
>> Party!
>>
>> Cheers,
>> Randall
>> Ubuntu Buzz Generator
>>
>> --
>>
>> On 04/26/2012 05:00 AM, ubuntu-ca-request at lists.ubuntu.com wrote:
>> > From: Darcy Casselman <dscassel at gmail.com>
>> >
>> >
>> > Tomoorrow is release day!
>> >
>> > So far, we've just got the usual release parties in Kitchener and
>> > Toronto:
>> >
>> > http://loco.ubuntu.com/teams/ubuntu-ca
>> >
>> > It's not too late to host one in your town!  Just pick a place and let
>> > people know.  This list is a good place to start.
>> >
>> > Darcy.
>>
>>
>>
>>
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