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Re: Another idea for the ad

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  • ysgdhio
    ... I guess I should have said there s a typo
    Message 1 of 13 , Jun 4 7:32 PM
      --- In midatlanticretro@yahoogroups.com, BDegnan <billdeg@...> wrote:
      > Ref: The book by Berkeley..Giant Brains or Machines That Think

      I guess I should have said "there's a typo"
    • Sridhar Ayengar
      ... That s Giant Brain , not Giants Brain . Peace... Sridhar
      Message 2 of 13 , Jun 5 1:21 AM
        BDegnan wrote:
        > Ref: The book by Berkeley..Giant Brains or Machines That Think

        That's "Giant Brain", not "Giants Brain".

        Peace... Sridhar
      • B Degnan
        ... Not sure what you mean. The book is : Giant Brains or Machines that Think
        Message 3 of 13 , Jun 5 4:32 AM
          Sridhar Ayengar wrote:
          BDegnan wrote:
            
          Ref: The book by Berkeley..Giant Brains or Machines That Think
              
          That's "Giant Brain", not "Giants Brain".
          
          Peace...  Sridhar
          
            
          Not sure what you mean.

          The book is :

          Giant Brains

          or Machines that Think
        • Jim Scheef
          Yes. Curt gets it and Bill is beginning to...
          Message 4 of 13 , Jun 5 3:27 PM
            Yes. Curt gets it and Bill is beginning to...

            Bill Degnan wrote:
            >
            >
            > Rather than CP/M how about "remember using a DOS prompt" might be better
            >
            > -------- Original Message --------
            > > From: "Curt @ Atari Museum" <curt@...
            > <mailto:curt%40atarimuseum.com>>
            > > Sent: Friday, June 04, 2010 1:34 PM
            > > To: midatlanticretro@yahoogroups.com
            > <mailto:midatlanticretro%40yahoogroups.com>
            > > Subject: [midatlanticretro] Re:Another idea for the ad
            > >
            > > Evan
            > >
            > > The message is a little too narrowly focused and while we, as
            > > hobbyist active in such things get it all, you need to expand your reach
            >
            > > out to the layman and curious - non-active-non-hobbyist crowds...
            > > Throwing in "MainFrame" and "SuperComputer" and putting in a picture of
            > > one or two big iron machines will go a MUCH longer way then your current
            >
            > > text message, that honestly most people will ignore and not read.
            > > People by their very natural are visual and you need something to catch
            > > their eye, draw them in and then get them to read your message, so in
            > > the spirit of drawing in a larger audience you MUST add some visuals,
            > > tone down the "Geeklish" and shorten the message.
            > >
            > >
            > > To use what you have now will be a waste of time, money and effort,
            > > the numbers won't change and the same person's coming now will be the
            > > only ones who will give your ad's even a first, nevermind a second
            > > look... I've done a lot of marketing sides of things and you have to go
            > > for mass appeal, and if that means "dumbing it down a little" to get a
            > > larger audience, more interest and more traffic, then do what is right
            > > overall.
            > >
            > > Curt
            > >
            > >
            > >
            > >
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            > >
            > > Yahoo! Groups Links
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            > >
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