On Thu, 21 Aug 2003 10:42:46 -0500, "Digger" <DW> wrote:
Ok, fine-- I'll be the doo-doo head here. I'm all for a wReck
T-shirt, and would buy and wear one. But not the one I saw.
I'm wondering at the reasoning that says it's a good idea to blatantly
associate Norm and Roy with this group when they're not contributors
to it. (Do they _know_ they're on it?)
Is rec.woodworking about what your T-shirt says it's about? Since no
one "owns" the newsgroup, anyone if free to do what they want, I
guess, but sure seems to me that before you go _selling_ something
with a name on it that a lot of people have committed a lot of time
to, you'd do a little pondering on the responsibility that goes with
I've seen several witty suggestions for taglines that would be both
appropriate and humorous, offered by people who regularly read the
group and any of them, I think, would be more appropriate to (what I
percieve to be) the nature of our group.
"Yeah, but we talk about Norm and Roy all the time!"
Well, we talk about JOAT and that dickhead crossposter from the dental
group, too, but that doesn't qualify either of them for T-shirt fame.
And they're on this group a LOT more than N & R. ;>
Anyone else would recognize the faceless people you mention?
As symbols of woodworking, the odd couple are a fine choice, recognizable by
If the group were to honor JOAT, there would be no shirts, it would be all
I'll agree with Michael - witty sayings suggested much better than N&R
images. I don't care if folks recognize their (N&R) mugs; I think an
appropraite saying that would capture the spirit of the group, as well
some version of "rec.ww'g" (or the wRECk, or...) on the shirt would be
Okay jo4hn, I'll give up the jummywood idea. Why not something directly
related to this group - like:
Join us at the wRECk?
rec.woodworking and have a picture like a handplane on it or
I've got a shop apron that has many autographs of some of the wreckers here
on the ng. I would like to see the same on the back of the tee shirt
(except in print.) How about having everyone who would like the shirt to
list their "screen name" on the back of it?
Just a thought . . .
All the normites here on rec.Norm will loooove that one, Jums.
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