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From Andy Ellicott <a...@cloudant.com>
Subject Re: What do we call our Influitive hub?
Date Tue, 15 Apr 2014 12:28:04 GMT
sounds good to me.

Thanks Noah


On Tue, Apr 15, 2014 at 6:34 AM, Noah Slater <nslater@apache.org> wrote:

> What does the community feel about calling it the CouchDB Advocate
> Hub, and calling the people who use it advocates. Keeps it simple.
> I've already asked Chad from Influitive, and this is fine from their
> perspective.
>
> On 10 April 2014 21:44, matt j. sorenson <matt@sorensonbros.net> wrote:
> > how about "loose change" #nailedit haha
> >
> > the couch metaphors seem to run out pretty quickly, I've done this
> > brainstorming experiment before :/
> >
> > --Matt
> >
> >
> > On Thu, Apr 10, 2014 at 2:29 PM, Andy Wenk <andywenk@apache.org> wrote:
> >>
> >> Noah,
> >>
> >> I went through all the resources you sent and I am happy to join the
> >> Upholsterer team and help with this experiment :). I understand the idea
> >> behind Influitive and and Advocat Hub. I am very curious if we can get
> >> this
> >> to work for CouchDB as an Open Source project.
> >>
> >> Let me know where to start ....
> >>
> >> And erm sry ... I got no fancy name at this moment :)
> >>
> >> Cheers
> >>
> >> Andy
> >>
> >>
> >> On 10 April 2014 20:55, Noah Slater <nslater@apache.org> wrote:
> >>
> >> > Draper
> >> >
> >> > "Draper was originally a term for a retailer or wholesaler of cloth
> >> > that was mainly for clothing. A draper may additionally operate as a
> >> > cloth merchant or a haberdasher."
> >> >
> >> > Haberdasher
> >> >
> >> > "A haberdasher is a person who sells small articles for sewing, such
> >> > as buttons, ribbons, zips, and other notions"
> >> >
> >> > Nothing comes close to how suitable Upholsterer seems.
> >> >
> >> > "Seemstress" would be cool, but it's gender specific.
> >> >
> >> > There's also Cushioneer. ;)
> >> >
> >> > On 10 April 2014 20:51, Andy Wenk <andywenk@apache.org> wrote:
> >> > >
> >> >
> >> >
> https://www.google.de/search?q=Couch+Potatoe&sa=X&es_sm=119&nfpr=1&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&ei=-OdGU4b5EMrctAbDm4HgCw&ved=0CC0QsAQ&biw=1280&bih=679
> >> > >
> >> > > hi hi :)
> >> > >
> >> > >
> >> > > On 10 April 2014 20:43, Noah Slater <nslater@apache.org> wrote:
> >> > >>
> >> > >> What about Couch Potatoes? Haha. Jan doesn't like it though. But
I
> >> > >> do.
> >> > >>
> >> > >> On 10 April 2014 20:40, Noah Slater <nslater@apache.org>
wrote:
> >> > >> > Any other thoughts on this?
> >> > >> >
> >> > >> > If we call it The Lounge, then what do we call the people
who
> hang
> >> > >> > out
> >> > >> > there?
> >> > >> >
> >> > >> > BTW a "Loafer" is "a person who avoids work and spends their
time
> >> > idly."
> >> > >> > :)
> >> > >> >
> >> > >> > On 10 April 2014 10:47, Noah Slater <nslater@apache.org>
wrote:
> >> > >> >> Be sure to watch the videos etc!
> >> > >> >>
> >> > >> >> On 10 April 2014 10:36, Andy Wenk <andywenk@apache.org>
wrote:
> >> > >> >>> Noah,
> >> > >> >>>
> >> > >> >>> thanks for the link to the mail-archive. I will find
time to
> read
> >> > >> >>> it
> >> > >> >>> this
> >> > >> >>> evening and will come back then here ...
> >> > >> >>>
> >> > >> >>> Cheers
> >> > >> >>>
> >> > >> >>> Andy
> >> > >> >>>
> >> > >> >>>
> >> > >> >>> On 10 April 2014 10:27, Noah Slater <nslater@apache.org>
> wrote:
> >> > >> >>>>
> >> > >> >>>> Here's some more on the proposal for our AdvocateHub:
> >> > >> >>>>
> >> > >> >>>>
> >> > >> >>>>
> >> > >> >>>>
> >> >
> >> >
> http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/couchdb-dev/201310.mbox/%3CCAPaJBx4xz5=hT9_Yu7OoEYh2Lq2MjwpPR_O9Qb0jWYcXdeHGhA@mail.gmail.com%3E
> >> > >> >>>>
> >> > >> >>>> Read that, then take a read of the SlideShare
thing I sent
> >> > yesterday.
> >> > >> >>>> If you get up to speed on this, I'm really looking
forward to
> >> > >> >>>> your
> >> > >> >>>> input and help with this initiative!
> >> > >> >>>>
> >> > >> >>>> Okay, so if The Lounge works, then what do we
call people who
> >> > >> >>>> hang
> >> > >> >>>> out
> >> > >> >>>> in the lounge?
> >> > >> >>>>
> >> > >> >>>> Remember that this should feel a bit like a fun
thing to be a
> >> > >> >>>> part
> >> > >> >>>> of.
> >> > >> >>>> Our advocates will be valuable members of the
community who
> are
> >> > >> >>>> volunteering to help us with marketing. For many
users, being
> a
> >> > part
> >> > >> >>>> of our AdvocateHub is going to be the primary
way they
> >> > >> >>>> contribute
> >> > >> >>>> back
> >> > >> >>>> to the project.  So while it should be tongue
in cheek, you
> >> > >> >>>> should
> >> > >> >>>> feel proud to be a part of it.
> >> > >> >>>>
> >> > >> >>>> On 10 April 2014 09:14, Andy Wenk <andywenk@apache.org>
> wrote:
> >> > >> >>>> > Hi Noah,
> >> > >> >>>> >
> >> > >> >>>> > I have to admit, that I am still not sure
what the concept
> of
> >> > >> >>>> > AdvocatHub
> >> > >> >>>> > is. Sure, it is a marketing tool, but what
will be the
> >> > >> >>>> > benefits
> >> > for
> >> > >> >>>> > CouchDB? How will we use it. I do NOT question
the usage
> since
> >> > >> >>>> > I
> >> > am
> >> > >> >>>> > 100%
> >> > >> >>>> > sure that it is a good thing, because you
have proposed it.
> If
> >> > >> >>>> > there was
> >> > >> >>>> > a
> >> > >> >>>> > thread already about the usage, I am sorry
that I missid it
> >> > >> >>>> > (or
> >> > did
> >> > >> >>>> > not
> >> > >> >>>> > understand it). Would you mind drop two
sentences about it?
> >> > >> >>>> >
> >> > >> >>>> > Although I have the little knowledge lack
described above,
> her
> >> > >> >>>> > is
> >> > >> >>>> > my
> >> > >> >>>> > feedback on your suggested naming (maybe
I have some
> >> > >> >>>> > suggestions
> >> > >> >>>> > myself
> >> > >> >>>> > later   ...) :
> >> > >> >>>> >
> >> > >> >>>> > On 9 April 2014 18:17, Noah Slater <nslater@apache.org>
> wrote:
> >> > >> >>>> >
> >> > >> >>>> >> Hey folks,
> >> > >> >>>> >>
> >> > >> >>>> >> So, we need to come up with two names:
> >> > >> >>>> >>
> >> > >> >>>> >> 1) A name for the AdvocateHub itself
> >> > >> >>>> >> 2) A name for the people who use it
> >> > >> >>>> >>
> >> > >> >>>> >> If you were a company specialising in
mail, you might call
> >> > >> >>>> >> your
> >> > >> >>>> >> hub
> >> > >> >>>> >> "The Mail Room" and you might call your
advocates "Posties"
> >> > >> >>>> >> or
> >> > >> >>>> >> something. :)
> >> > >> >>>> >>
> >> > >> >>>> >> We should be aiming for something cute.
I get the distinct
> >> > >> >>>> >> impression
> >> > >> >>>> >> that most other companies do this. And
it fits our brand
> >> > >> >>>> >> nicely.
> >> > >> >>>> >>
> >> > >> >>>> >> Some ideas for the name for the hub:
> >> > >> >>>> >>
> >> > >> >>>> >> - The Living Room
> >> > >> >>>> >>
> >> > >> >>>> >
> >> > >> >>>> > is a place where I relax. Good. But also
not very sexy.
> >> > >> >>>> >
> >> > >> >>>> >
> >> > >> >>>> >> - The Lounge
> >> > >> >>>> >>
> >> > >> >>>> >
> >> > >> >>>> > is a place where I relax, meet others, hear
good music and
> >> > >> >>>> > have a
> >> > >> >>>> > drink
> >> > >> >>>> > (I
> >> > >> >>>> > have all that also at the living room, but
hey - it's cooler
> >> > >> >>>> > in a
> >> > >> >>>> > lounge).
> >> > >> >>>> > Very modern, and sexy. I like it.
> >> > >> >>>> >
> >> > >> >>>> >
> >> > >> >>>> >> - The Coffee Shop
> >> > >> >>>> >>
> >> > >> >>>> >
> >> > >> >>>> > is a place where I smoke a joint - at least
when I do smoke
> >> > >> >>>> > pot
> >> > and
> >> > >> >>>> > come
> >> > >> >>>> > from Amsterdam - ha ha - I recommend not
to use it ...
> >> > >> >>>> >
> >> > >> >>>> >
> >> > >> >>>> >> Some ideas for names for our advocates:
> >> > >> >>>> >>
> >> > >> >>>> >> - Couchnauts
> >> > >> >>>> >>
> >> > >> >>>> >
> >> > >> >>>> > reminds me of http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Argonauts
:). Is
> >> > little
> >> > >> >>>> > hard
> >> > >> >>>> > to
> >> > >> >>>> > spell - at least for me as a German guy
... not sure ...
> >> > >> >>>> >
> >> > >> >>>> >
> >> > >> >>>> >> - Couch Surfers
> >> > >> >>>> >>
> >> > >> >>>> >
> >> > >> >>>> > *waves* ... reminds me of Silversurfer.
Coool :). But does
> not
> >> > have
> >> > >> >>>> > a
> >> > >> >>>> > connection to the titles for the room above.
"A Couch Surfer
> >> > >> >>>> > in
> >> > The
> >> > >> >>>> > Lounge"
> >> > >> >>>> > or "A Couch Surefer in The Living Room"
(would fit a bit
> ...)
> >> > >> >>>> >
> >> > >> >>>> >
> >> > >> >>>> >> - Loafers
> >> > >> >>>> >>
> >> > >> >>>> >
> >> > >> >>>> > erm ... what is this :) ?
> >> > >> >>>> >
> >> > >> >>>> >
> >> > >> >>>> >> Please: lemme know your thoughts!
> >> > >> >>>> >>
> >> > >> >>>> >
> >> > >> >>>> > done :)
> >> > >> >>>> >
> >> > >> >>>> >
> >> > >> >>>> >>
> >> > >> >>>> >> Thanks,
> >> > >> >>>> >
> >> > >> >>>> > --
> >> > >> >>>> >> Noah Slater
> >> > >> >>>> >> https://twitter.com/nslater
> >> > >> >>>> >>
> >> > >> >>>> >
> >> > >> >>>> > Thank you for taking action :)
> >> > >> >>>> >
> >> > >> >>>> > Cheers
> >> > >> >>>> >
> >> > >> >>>> > --
> >> > >> >>>> > Andy Wenk
> >> > >> >>>> > Hamburg - Germany
> >> > >> >>>> > RockIt!
> >> > >> >>>> >
> >> > >> >>>> > http://couchdb.apache.org
> >> > >> >>>> > https://twitter.com/awenkhh
> >> > >> >>>> >
> >> > >> >>>> > GPG fingerprint: C044 8322 9E12 1483 4FEC
9452 B65D 6BE3
> 9ED3
> >> > 9588
> >> > >> >>>> >
> >> > >> >>>> >  https://people.apache.org/keys/committer/andywenk.asc
> >> > >> >>>>
> >> > >> >>>>
> >> > >> >>>>
> >> > >> >>>> --
> >> > >> >>>> Noah Slater
> >> > >> >>>> https://twitter.com/nslater
> >> > >> >>>
> >> > >> >>>
> >> > >> >>>
> >> > >> >>>
> >> > >> >>> --
> >> > >> >>> Andy Wenk
> >> > >> >>> Hamburg - Germany
> >> > >> >>> RockIt!
> >> > >> >>>
> >> > >> >>> GPG fingerprint: C044 8322 9E12 1483 4FEC 9452 B65D
6BE3 9ED3
> >> > >> >>> 9588
> >> > >> >>>
> >> > >> >>> https://people.apache.org/keys/committer/andywenk.asc
> >> > >> >>
> >> > >> >>
> >> > >> >>
> >> > >> >> --
> >> > >> >> Noah Slater
> >> > >> >> https://twitter.com/nslater
> >> > >> >
> >> > >> >
> >> > >> >
> >> > >> > --
> >> > >> > Noah Slater
> >> > >> > https://twitter.com/nslater
> >> > >>
> >> > >>
> >> > >>
> >> > >> --
> >> > >> Noah Slater
> >> > >> https://twitter.com/nslater
> >> > >
> >> > >
> >> > >
> >> > >
> >> > > --
> >> > > Andy Wenk
> >> > > Hamburg - Germany
> >> > > RockIt!
> >> > >
> >> > > GPG fingerprint: C044 8322 9E12 1483 4FEC 9452 B65D 6BE3 9ED3 9588
> >> > >
> >> > > https://people.apache.org/keys/committer/andywenk.asc
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > --
> >> > Noah Slater
> >> > https://twitter.com/nslater
> >> >
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> --
> >> Andy Wenk
> >> Hamburg - Germany
> >> RockIt!
> >>
> >> GPG fingerprint: C044 8322 9E12 1483 4FEC 9452 B65D 6BE3 9ED3 9588
> >>
> >>  https://people.apache.org/keys/committer/andywenk.asc
> >
> >
>
>
>
> --
> Noah Slater
> https://twitter.com/nslater
>



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