Awesome guys, well done, all of you! You have set a very high standard
indeed! :)

Warm regards,

Ashwin Baindur
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On Thu, Sep 22, 2011 at 4:46 PM, Surya Prakash <suryasalem2...@gmail.com>wrote:

> Thank you for the sharing Bala.
>
> I was in MIT at 10 AM. Arunmozhi came 10.30 & we chose an end for our stall
> in that Hangar. :) Then using Arun's laptop (actually it has no monitor
> support. It was supported by bag ;) )
>
> Somehow we arranged a demo laptop using mobile internet connection. :)
>
> I explained various Wikimedia projects & "how to edit?" talks & Reliability
> of WP & importance of Main page in a WP & works of an Admin. & Sign Up
> campaign. :)
>
> Then, I took some Wikipedia logo stickers & shirt badges with me. (Which I
> got from 10Wiki celebs.)
> People took them with them. :)
>
> Near 2 PM Bala joined with us. He took the stall very interestingly in his
> OWN STYLE. :)
>
> Finally our stall selected as best among 20. I was gifted a book on "PYTHON
> PROGRAMMING LANGUAGE".
>
> It was a good experience. :)
>
> Tamil Wikipedia got a good editor from that stall. :) This is the real
> gift. :)
>
> Pictures will be shared soon. :) ILUGC is creating a separate report on the
> event. :)
>
> Thanks.
>
>
> *$U®¥∩*
> http://goo.gl/RoMyo.com <http://FirefoxSurya.blogspot.com>
> http://about.me/suryaceg
>
>
>
>
> 2011/9/22 Bala Jeyaraman <sodabot...@gmail.com>
>
>> unfortunately we dint bring any cameras. But the ILUGC people had, i will
>> ask for photos from them
>>
>> My personal impression : (i was there for the last couple of hours)  The
>> stall was a couple of tables with a hand made banner. We didnt have any
>> handout material as this was organised in very short notice. IMO The BIG
>> advantage wikipedia stall had was the attitude - Surya treated every visitor
>> as a potential wikipedia editor and gave them the full pitch and took them
>> through various wiki projects within a short period of time.
>>
>>
>>
>> On Thu, Sep 22, 2011 at 11:51 AM, Pradeep Mohandas <
>> pradeep.mohan...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> hi,
>>>
>>> Do you have any pics of the stall? It would be nice to see it. Might give
>>> others idea on how to do such a thing themselves?
>>>
>>> warm regards,
>>> Pradeep Mohandas
>>>
>>> On 21 September 2011 23:03, Bala Jeyaraman <sodabot...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Hi all,
>>>>
>>>> The Chennai Linux user's group celebrated the Software Freedom Day (Sep
>>>> 17) by organising free software demo stall exhibition at Madras Institute 
>>>> of
>>>> Technology campus, Chennai. (
>>>> http://wiki.ilugc.in/index.php?title=Sfd2011).
>>>>
>>>> They gave space for a Wikipedia stall in that exhibition and  S. A.
>>>> Surya Prakash (http://tawp.in/r/1nmq) from Tamil Wikipedia  ran the
>>>> stall. He was assisted by open source enthusiast Arun Mozhi (
>>>> http://www.arunmozhi.in/). They introduced wikipedia and other
>>>> wikiprojects to the exhibition visitors through out the day. The Wikipedia
>>>> stall was adjudged the best amongst the 20 odd stalls in the exhibition and
>>>> Surya was given a prize by ILUGC.
>>>>
>>>> The Tamil report is at : http://tawp.in/r/2n3f
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> regards
>>>> Bala
>>>>
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