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Re: NetBSD Mascot Proposal

Christos Zoulas <> wrote:

> In article <>,
> Pierre-Philipp Braun  <> wrote:
>>> I would like to propose a mascot name and mascot character design for 
>>> NetBSD mascot with soon coming release of 10.0:
>>Hello, as a long-time netbsd user I like the idea of gaining a mascot 
>>with some dinosaur-like features, however, I hope we can spare the happy 
>>and childish smiley-like graphics and hair puff.  As far as I've 
>>experienced our user-base are mainly old-school veterans, which is quite 
>>the opposite of the depicted character.
> Replace it with grumpy old folks instead? ;-)

  Umarell is a folk term in Bologna referring specifically to men of
  retirement age who pass the time watching construction sites,
  especially roadwork -- stereotypically with hands clasped behind
  their back and offering unwanted advice.


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