[Marketing] [commops] [Magazine] Planning ahead for this Friday

Paul W. Frields stickster at gmail.com
Thu Mar 31 13:21:00 UTC 2016

I don't think it's a young vs. old thing.

(1) April Fools Day doesn't translate everywhere, and we should be
seeking the widest possible international audience.

(2) Satire usually is about poking someone else in the eye, and that's
not good marketing.

(3) Your funny may be someone else's offense.  We should stick to
facts and features.

Let's leave this to other general and more snarky online venues,


On Thu, Mar 31, 2016 at 10:59:30PM +1000, Ryan Lerch wrote:
> Maybe I am just getting old and cranky, but IMHO, most of these April
> Fool's "Jokes" that I have seen in recent years have made me cringe.
> just my opinion, now get off my lawn.
> --ryanlerch
> On Thu, Mar 31, 2016 at 9:52 PM, Sylvia Sánchez <lailahfsf at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I think it should be something less subtle.  I didn't even know that
> > Internet Explorer now it's called Edge or something like that.  About
> > Chakra...  I've got completely lost.  If nobody says it I'd took it
> > for good.
> > To me, it should be something more obvious, that anyone can read,
> > understand and have a laugh.

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