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I think that this is a great idea.

Since I had the geat turn out at my garage sale I found out that exposure is 
the key.  I sumitted to sac bee, craigslist and put up 11 different 
professional looking made signs in the surrounding area.  I had no idea I 
would have as many people.

If we (lugod members) do further pursue this I would like to be a part of it 
in any way that I possibly can.  It would be a good pr plug to say that we 
can take e waste but we should benefit from the results.  Regard this with a 
business approach and we will get results.  Think of it as a club and we 
will be stagnant.

I would also like to add that Lugod should benefit from this i.e. all items 
sold go to lugod treasury.  I have some very useful items that I would be 
glad to donate to the cause.  We can even get some of those professional 
cd/dvd copies of ubuntu and the like.

Again exposure is the key.  One man should not hold the brunt of the 
responsibility to make this happen.  Thay said I would also like to take 
this time to appaude Bill Kendrix for all of what he has, currently and will 
be doing for lugod.  He is a pivitol person that does a lot for this 
organization.  Thank you Bill.

Please let me know if this idea commits so I can make arrangements and 
coordinate the time/space continuum.

Jimbo


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Alex Mandel" <tech_dev@wildintellect.com>
To: <vox@lists.lugod.org>
Sent: Thursday, September 16, 2010 10:29 AM
Subject: Re: [vox] promoting wares


>A tangent to that idea and my last about e-waste recycling...
>
> This morning I had the idea that maybe LUGOD could organize a
> electronics swap & recycling event. I think in the past we've done
> something similar, the difference here is that we could coordinate with
> the recycling people (trivalley or something similar) so that we can
> accept e-waste.
>
> That way people will come to drop stuff off too not just to peruse;
> we'll be doing something good for the community and if the tax laws work
> out we might get donations from it (We'll need to check on the diff
> between 501c3 and c7)
>
> Thanks,
> Alex
>
> On 09/16/2010 09:51 AM, jimbo wrote:
>> oops!  Garage sale went thru last weekend!  Had over 120 potential linux
>> converters!
>>
>> Oh well...I will coordinate my garage sale w/ sfd next year.
>> Thanx Bill.
>>
>> Jimbo
>> http://evesautomotive.com
>>
>> ----- Original Message ----- 
>> From: "Bill Kendrick" <nbs@sonic.net>
>> To: "LUGOD's general discussion mailing list" <vox@lists.lugod.org>
>> Sent: Tuesday, September 14, 2010 11:55 AM
>> Subject: Re: [vox] promoting wares
>>
>>
>>> On Sat, Sep 11, 2010 at 06:49:48AM -0700, jimbo wrote:
>>>>    Hey is this sfd?  If so I can promote some cds at my garage sale 
>>>> this
>>>> sat
>>>>    and sun.
>>>
>>> You can do what you want! :)  You could register yourself (and your 
>>> garage
>>> sale) with the SFD website, if you want. ;)
>>>
>>>
>>>>    I will be selling a lot of computer stuff and the tower will have
>>>> linux on
>>>>    it.  Right now, I have knoppix loaded on the hard drive, lol.
>>>>
>>>>    If someone wants to come by and drop off some cds or stuff let me 
>>>> know
>>>
>>> I don't personally have any spares.  I've got a stack of nice, and less
>>> professional looking Ubuntu 10.04 discs which I'll be giving out at
>>> LUGOD's
>>> set-up at the Davis Food Co-Op.
>>>
>>> And PS - SFD is this coming Saturday (9/18).  I see your email was from 
>>> a
>>> week prior, so I'm not sure if "this sat and sun" mean 9/11, 9/12.  In
>>> which
>>> case, I hope it went well. ;)
>>>
>>> -- 
>>> -bill!
>>> Sent from my computer
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