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Re: [midatlanticretro] Re: Another idea for the ad

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  • Sridhar Ayengar
    ... That s Giant Brain , not Giants Brain . Peace... Sridhar
    Message 1 of 13 , Jun 5, 2010
      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 2 of 13 , Jun 5, 2010
        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 3 of 13 , Jun 5, 2010
          Yes. Curt gets it and Bill is beginning to...

          Bill Degnan wrote:
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          >
          > 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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