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Re: Beer and Gear surprise

  • From: Stephen Stuart
  • Date: Wed Feb 21 05:49:04 2001

> <rumor>
> 
> Sponsors were specifically asked _not_ to give out clothing, as the
> Cisco boxer shorts distributed at NANOG 20 were somehow deemed
> offensive and discriminatory.
> 
> </rumor>

<fact>

At NANOG 20, there was a mad rush from the meeting room before
technical talks were over for the day to get to the Beer and Gear to
suck up all the vendor trinkets. This was perceived as being
astoundingly disrespectful to the people who take the time to put
together a presentation and deliver it.

</fact>

Stephen





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