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From Noah Slater <nsla...@apache.org>
Subject Re: What do we call our Influitive hub?
Date Tue, 15 Apr 2014 10:34:11 GMT
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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