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12 March 2002 @ 10:02 am
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I just had a weird flash in my head, where I saw Aretha Franklin advertising DSL.

She was singing "P.P.P.O.E., find out what it means to me. P.P.P.O.E.! TCP/IP! WHOOO!"

And of course, the background singers were going "Socket to me, socket to me, socket to me, socket to me....."
Nentikobe - a work in progressnentikobe on March 12th, 2002 01:08 pm (UTC)
that makes my head hurt.
Kurt Onstadspeedball on March 12th, 2002 01:16 pm (UTC)
You are such a geek...

Maybe that's why we're such good friends.

Idtechnomonkey on March 12th, 2002 01:25 pm (UTC)
The question, of course....
...if we were to present this to one of the DSL companies, would we see it on TV in the future, or would that just be too far above the average user's head?

'Cause it really does make me laugh and laugh...
Kurt Onstadspeedball on March 12th, 2002 01:28 pm (UTC)
The answer
Somehow I doubt we would see it. Ask 100 random people what PPPOE is, and see how many of them answer correctly. Not a good idea to put a commercial over your audience's head...

Doesn't stop it from making me laugh and laugh, though...

DragonPookiedragonpookie on March 12th, 2002 11:54 pm (UTC)
okay, it's official
You really need to be shot now.

Oh, you might like this... ealier I tuned on TV and LaBamba was on. Just in time to hear Esai Morales say "yeah, cabron. I'm still here. And I'm still your brother."

(Okay.. so maybe you don't need to be shot. Maybe you deserve to tae a flight wth a musical genius and a musical annoyance :-P)