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Re: ANN: stuffed plush fred

From: Jeremy Messenger <mezz7@xxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 02 Sep 2003 01:24:45 -0500

I thought, that is supposed to be look mean? Matt quoted, 'Fred is one
mean looking insect, the go-lucky demon and the fat penguin are TOAST!'
;-) Anyway, beside the mean and two missing legs, it looks good and cool.


On Mon, 01 Sep 2003 14:11:08 +0200, ibotty wrote:

> Hi devels,
> as we do not have a -users list yet, I post this to -kernel in the hope, to
> reach all, that are interested.
> I have a soft spot for stuffed mascots of free OSs and programming
> languages.
> So i contacted Steiner, and asked for a stuffed mascot for DragonFlyBSD.
> And just today, they shipped me the prototype of Fred.
> Fred was designed following [1] and the two comic variants by Joe Angerson
> (archived on -bugs, one of which has been adopted as icon).
> I attached two small (low resolution) snapshots of him, but you can see him
> on more pictures on [2] (soon).
> The dragonfliy is about 27 cm (which should be about 11 inch) long and its
> wingspan is about 33 cm (13 inch).
> I welcome everybody, who has interest in a stuffed Fred, to contact me.
> This will NOT be a contract whatsoever. I just want to know, how many i will
> have to order. I will not make any profit out of this, so this will not be
> very expensive.
> Even though you might live on the other side of the globe, contact me. 
> We might find someone honorable (say, e.g.: Matt ;), which I can send all
> Freds to, and which will redistribute them further.
> This will hopefully reduce shipping cost.
> refs:
> [1] http://www.dragonflybsd.org/Main/mascot.cgi
> [2] http://ibotty.net/fred
> ~ibotty
> (Tobias Florek)
>  (from Berlin, Germany)

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