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[ale] Alabama LUG Fest
Thanks for the info Mark, I'm passing it on to the list:
> Dear Atlanta Linux Enthusiasts,
> My name is Mark Bolding and I am e-mailing you on the behalf of the
> Alabama LUG Fest (ALF) Planning Committee. ALF understands how people
> feel when strangers e-mail mailing lists and advertise something that
> maybe the list feels isn't appropriate, so we are mailing the list
> co-ordinators to ask if they will be kind enough to pass along the
> message to the mailing list if they feel this is appropriate.
> Thanks for your time,
> Come Join The Second Annual Alabama LUG Fest!
> Last year, various LUGs around Alabama decided that with the departure
> of Atlanta Linux Showcase, we should come together and have a day of
> festivities. We really didn't know what to expect. It was the first time
> any of us had put together any type of convention or conference. But the
> turn out and activities helped make it the first ever successful Alabama
> LUG Fest. We hope to continue the same success this year and spread the
> fun to even more people who are interested in having fun with other
> persons interested in the same topics.
> The LUG Fest will be held in Birmingham, Alabama this year at the UAB
> Worrell Building on Friday, Feburary 6th, 2004 and at the UAB Margaret
> Cameron Spain Auditorium on Saturday, Feburary 7th, 2004. We hope you
> can attend and join us in having a great time. Activities for this year
> - LUG Warz - A trivia-style geek game where we pit various LUGs (and
> sometimes just complete strangers who have formed a team!) against each
> other in a true test of Geekdom. Finally, reading all those Slashdot
> stories, watching every episode of Star Trek, and reading the Linux
> Kernel code comments will come in handy! Win some neat prizes and have a
> blast seeing who truely is the geekier LUG!
> - A hardware swap for those who want to get rid of that junky i486 or
> that Commodore 64 that you never seem to have time to tinker with. Buy,
> sell, trade. Anything goes so long as it doesn't smell bad and it isn't
> totally encrusted with dust. Be sure to bring some extra cash, or make
> some extra cash selling those parts you never use.
> - Come hear Jerry Carter give his LinuxWorld speech! Didn't make it to
> New York? Want to ask him some questions? Mr. Carter will be talking
> about Samba's current development and it's future development.
> - Other speakers and presentations include but not limited to: Wesley
> Duffee-Braun of LPI, Anthony Skjellum creator of MPI, best hardware at
> the show, worst desktop, some LAN gaming on Linux. And if we still
> haven't convinced you to come there will be free Krispy Kreme donuts and
> coffee and door prizes. Free swag! You can't pass that up.
> Unfortunately, there is a $10 registration fee. We hate to do it. We
> wish we didn't have to. But, we do. Gotta pay for the conference space
> somehow. Registration has begun via PayPal! Register early! And hurry
> up! Early registration ends January 15th. After that the price is $12.00
> which covers the cost of the super cool badges everyone gets! So
> register now and get your badges for free!! Also you can register at
> the door for $15.00. Register now to reserve your spot at
> http://www.alabamalugfest.org .
> What: Alabama LUG Fest
> When: Friday night and all day Saturday, Feburary 6th-7th
> Where: UAB Worrell Building on the 6th. UAB Margaret Cameron Spain
> Auditorium on the 7th
> Why: Uhh, do you really need another reason to attend?
> For more information visit http://www.alabamalugfest.org/.
> Mark Bolding
> Center for the Development of Functional Imaging
> University of Alabama at Birmingham
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