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[Waaaaay Off-Topic] Re: Call for mascot! :-) -- flying pigs

On Sat, Jan 30, 1999 at 10:30:58PM +0100, Marcus Brinkmann wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 28, 1999 at 05:57:47PM -0600, Anderson MacKay wrote:
> > > The key here is "cute."  People don't want an ugly chicken-like creature
> > > that is clearly ready to attack at the slightest provocation.
> > 
> > And furthermore, even if it -was- to attack, it really wouldn't do
> > anything.  Linus -was- able to give a convincing, -somewhat- alarming
> > description of an angry penguin and why you wouldn't want to mess with
> > him, but really ... chicken?
> Are you crazy? A mad chicken will pick your eyes out...

Or bite your legs off. =) 

I think someone also recently proposed the Debian Squid.  Hmmmm.  I still
just don't think that has the necessary "intimidation factor". :) And
balrogs?  Well, I guess that all depends on your interpretation of
balrog ... but that definitely is intimidating.  Open up a CD, hey look
-- it's the Black Fire-Breathing Debian Beast of Death! ;)

Anderson MacKay <mackay@rice.edu>

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