[ubuntu-uk] Linux User Group of Glastonbury (was High Wycombe LUG)

Gareth France gareth.france at gmail.com
Sun Jul 29 19:01:55 UTC 2012

On 29/07/12 19:36, alan c wrote:
> On 29/07/12 18:26, Laura Czajkowski wrote:
>> On 29/07/12 17:56, alan c wrote:
>>> On 29/07/12 11:40, Bill B. wrote:
>>>> Make up an Ubuntu flag, stick it on a pole with a Tux flag adjacent
>>>> [above or below] and set up at the next Glastonbury festival.
>>>> The people you meet will [hopefully] be a nice surprise, more open
>>>> minded and may solve all those problems for you - and  maybe sow a few
>>>> seeds of their own.
>>> Please let me know of any Ubuntu flag?
>>> I would like to consider this, I also attend events where a flag would
>>> be a benefit. The Orange Ubuntu logo is less attractive than the
>>> multicoloured legacy logo. Before the logo changed I contacted the
>>> Ubuntu shop and also flag makers to see what could be done. It was
>>> deemed to be not shop worthy, and flags seemed surprisingly expensive
>>> as custom items.
>> We have the Ubuntu table cloths which are branded nicely and many teams
>> world wide use them at events. Some people also have pop up stands,
>> again leads to looking more professional as it has our branding on it.
> Table cloths are good for close up, already captured, customers.
> Pop up stands - I think I used one via Alan Pope a few years ago - 
> signal 'corporate' which is really good in some contexts. In other 
> contexts 'corporate' is a no no because 'community', 'voluntary' and 
>  'local group' are very non-corporate in the traditional sense.
> However, a flag is a generally seen as happiness on a stick, and at a 
> distance too. The world now (unwittingly) awaits  a wider advertising 
> of Ubuntu, and flags could play a part in that.
> I originally  had in mind car window flags, and also a larger flag to 
> hoist at various non tech camping  type rallies.
Digitally printed flags for £35

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