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From "matt j. sorenson" <m...@sorensonbros.net>
Subject Re: What do we call our Influitive hub?
Date Thu, 10 Apr 2014 19:44:49 GMT
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
>

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