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From Noah Slater <nsla...@apache.org>
Subject Re: What do we call our Influitive hub?
Date Thu, 10 Apr 2014 18:51:51 GMT
Ooh, ooh!

What about "Upholsterer" and "The Upholstery". Because *drum roll*
you're putting the cover on the couch. Haha. I love this.

Jan thinks it might be confusing for non-native speakers. But I'm not
convinced that's a significant issue.

The problem with all the rest we've had so far is that they are negative.

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



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