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Rocky and I need your help. We're a bit stuck finalizing the topic for the CULT shirt top 10 list.

By Andrew Pollack on 11/25/2008 at 01:33 PM EST

Since I took over the production side of the C.U.L.T. shirt in 2004, I don't recall ever having so much trouble picking out a top ten list. We'd really like to get it posted out there but need some help. Here are some ideas that Rocky and I came up with. We think some are close, but none ring the bell.

The goal for these is:

1. Must be fun, and lead to some good funny entries.

2. Must be in good spirit, though a little bit of a poke isn't out of the question.

3. Must not be too "insider"

4. Must be fun. See rule 1.

Some ideas:

- T10 Rejected Lotus Product Ideas

- T10 Signs of Post Lotusphere Stress Syndrome

- T10 Agile Personae that Didn't Make The Cut

- T10 Lotusphere Rookie Mistakes

- T10 Things you Still Can't Do with Domino

I think some of these get close, but none quite make it.
2004
2005
2006
2007

2008


What do you think? Do you like one of these or have ideas of your own?


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re: Rocky and I need your help. We're a bit stuck finalizing the topic for the CULT shirt top 10 list.By Jess Stratton on 11/25/2008 at 02:15 PM EST
Top Ten Signs You're Obsessed With Lotusphere

That way you can still have fun with the quirks you could talk about in the
Post-Stress Lotusphere, but now it's spun in a positive light instead of a
negative (albeit funny) light.
re: Rocky and I need your help. We're a bit stuck finalizing the topic for the CULT shirt top 10 list.By Kai Benjaminsen on 11/25/2008 at 02:17 PM EST
I liked T10 Lotusphere Rookie Mistakes

As I was one of the rookies at LS2008 it could be interesting to see how many
of these mistakes I actually did :)
re: Rocky and I need your help. We're a bit stuck finalizing the topic for the CULT shirt top 10 list.By Bob Balaban on 11/25/2008 at 02:34 PM EST
T10 Things You Want to Hear @Lotusphere, but probably won't
T10 Ideas for the First Question @Meet The Developers
T10 IBM Products That Should Never, Ever Get Built
T10 CULT ideas that never made it
T10 Ideas for Improving Lotusphere
re: Rocky and I need your help. We're a bit stuck finalizing the topic for the CULT shirt top 10 list.By JH on 11/25/2008 at 03:20 PM EST
T10 Two lane highways
re: Rocky and I need your help. We're a bit stuck finalizing the topic for the CULT shirt top 10 list.By Stuart McIntyre on 11/25/2008 at 03:46 PM EST
T10 things you thought you'd never say about Lotus
T10 product names Lotus will never use
T10 celebrities that will never be guest speaker at Lotusphere
T10 reasons why Notes isn't dead
re: Rocky and I need your help. We're a bit stuck finalizing the topic for the CULT shirt top 10 list.By Craig Wiseman on 11/26/2008 at 01:27 PM EST
T10 Ways Notes is like a Norwegian Parrot (or not).
re: Rocky and I need your help. We're a bit stuck finalizing the topic for the CULT shirt top 10 list.By Devin Olson on 11/25/2008 at 03:47 PM EST
T10 Lotusphere People you DO NOT want to be known as:
#10 - Really obnoxious drunk guy
#9 - Worst Karaoke Singer @ Kimonos
#8 - Creepy Booth Babe Stalker
#7 - "Mr. Portal"
#6 - etc.
re: Rocky and I need your help. We're a bit stuck finalizing the topic for the CULT shirt top 10 list.By Ray Bilyk on 11/25/2008 at 07:06 PM EST
Quit talking about me, Devin!
T10 Because we can't count to 11?By Keith Brooks on 11/25/2008 at 03:55 PM EST
T10 Signs that your Spouse Hates Lotusphere
T10 Uses for the Lotus Foundation Server Micro2(the one in the envelope at last
years sphere)
T10 Ways to never get an abstract accepted
T10 Quantums of Synchronization
re: T10 Because we can't count to 11?By Craig Wiseman on 11/25/2008 at 04:22 PM EST
T10 Ways to whine about your abstract being rejected.
T10 Ways to rebuild your confidence after your abstract is brutally rejected.

8-)
re: Rocky and I need your help. We're a bit stuck finalizing the topic for the CULT shirt top 10 list.By Craig Wiseman on 11/25/2008 at 03:59 PM EST
T10 Opening Session speakers you'll never see (again - yeah, you're there Bob.).
T10 Reasons Notes is better than CouchDB (or vice versa)
T10 Reasons WAS sounds funny (still).
T10 Reasons IBM/Lotus is heading in the perfect direction (by JDH)
T10 Words we'll mispel in 2009 (like Travelller, Quicke, etc)
T10 Mistakes
T10 Reaons Lotus is better than Britney Spears
T10 Rejected sites for the Wednesday Party
T10 Items on Bob Costas To Do List
T10 Lotusphere Phobias
T10 Euphemisms for "Wow, that sure looks like a bug."
T10 Super Powers coveted by Lotuspherians
T10 IBM Consumer Software Titles (Remember IBM AV?)
T10 Things Barbie likes about Portal
T10 Lotusphere Street Gang Names
T10 Topics for a Lotus ad with Jerry Seinfeld
T10 Lotusphere Pickup Lines
re: Rocky and I need your help. We're a bit stuck finalizing the topic for the CULT shirt top 10 list.By Craig Wiseman on 11/25/2008 at 04:04 PM EST
I have to admit - CULT shirt on human is still my fav. Just because it's ...
like... true.
re: Rocky and I need your help. We're a bit stuck finalizing the topic for the CULT shirt top 10 list.By Charles Robinson on 11/26/2008 at 12:12 AM EST
"T10 Words we'll mispel in 2009 (like Travelller, Quicke, etc)"

misspell... ;-)
re: Rocky and I need your help. We're a bit stuck finalizing the topic for the CULT shirt top 10 list.By dipti on 11/26/2008 at 05:15 AM EST
yay, I have one of those 2008 t-shirts and I was a LS rookie 08' though I wont
be there this year :-(

I don't have a caption just yet but following on from the themes....something
around credit crunch and maybe how Domino can Bite Back...ROI, intergartion,
mergers etc...
re: Rocky and I need your help. We're a bit stuck finalizing the topic for the CULT shirt top 10 list.By Sjaak Ursinus on 11/26/2008 at 08:13 AM EST
T10 Misunderstood opinions about Domino
re: Rocky and I need your help. We're a bit stuck finalizing the topic for the CULT shirt top 10 list.By Keith Brooks on 11/26/2008 at 09:21 AM EST
T10 Reasons The President should use Email
T10 Reasons Lotusphere is better than the World Cup
re: Rocky and I need your help. We're a bit stuck finalizing the topic for the CULT shirt top 10 list.By dipti on 11/26/2008 at 10:20 AM EST
kewl, yeah a presedential theme considering where LS is hosted.
re: Rocky and I need your help. We're a bit stuck finalizing the topic for the CULT shirt top 10 list.By Craig Wiseman on 11/26/2008 at 01:05 PM EST
T10 Reasons Karl Rove likes Exchange
T10 Ways Obama is like Lotus Notes
re: Rocky and I need your help. We're a bit stuck finalizing the topic for the CULT shirt top 10 list.By Slavko on 11/26/2008 at 01:35 PM EST
Is this a Lotus Cult shirt or a Democratic Cult shirt?
re: Rocky and I need your help. We're a bit stuck finalizing the topic for the CULT shirt top 10 list.By Craig Wiseman on 11/26/2008 at 01:38 PM EST
Your response is funny (to me).... If you took a peek at my blog, you'd find
that I was not on the Obama side....
re: Rocky and I need your help. We're a bit stuck finalizing the topic for the CULT shirt top 10 list.By Craig Wiseman on 11/26/2008 at 01:39 PM EST
I AM curious as to what happens when a reply gets too many replies here.
re: Rocky and I need your help. We're a bit stuck finalizing the topic for the CULT shirt top 10 list.By Craig Wiseman on 11/26/2008 at 01:39 PM EST
Does it get soo small that it doesn't exist?
re: Rocky and I need your help. We're a bit stuck finalizing the topic for the CULT shirt top 10 list.By Jess Stratton on 11/26/2008 at 02:17 PM EST
Isn't it Zeno's Paradox? If each reply takes up half the length of the previous
one, it can never truly disappear. ;-)
Some of these suggestions are truly HILARIOUS, I'm enjoying them!
Zeno's Paradox?By Andrew Pollack on 11/26/2008 at 05:01 PM EST
You mean like Emperor Zeno?
re: Zeno's Paradox?By Danny Lawrence on 12/03/2008 at 12:12 PM EST
No Zeno, Warrior Princess
re: Zeno's Paradox?By Craig Wiseman on 12/07/2008 at 05:25 PM EST
Alas, it's Xena, Warrior Princess.

You need to study up on your hot, kick-ass chicks:


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xena_Warrior_Princess
re: Rocky and I need your help. We're a bit stuck finalizing the topic for the CULT shirt top 10 list.By Henning Heinz on 11/26/2008 at 04:11 PM EST
Still the best Workspace.
re: Rocky and I need your help. We're a bit stuck finalizing the topic for the CULT shirt top 10 list.By Corey Davis on 11/26/2008 at 04:41 PM EST
T10 Responses from IBM Technical Support:

#10 Its working as designed.
#9 Its working as designed.
#8 Its working as designed.
...
re: Rocky and I need your help. We're a bit stuck finalizing the topic for the CULT shirt top 10 list.By Jo Grant on 11/26/2008 at 07:47 PM EST
I like "T10 Agile Personae that Didn't Make The Cut"

JOEY. Joey works in the receiving department of Universal Exports. He is
socially and hygienically challenged and spends most of the day trying to work
out how to get out of doing his job. He uses Lotus Notes offline mail support
to delete the return receipts from mails he doesn't want anyone to read, uses
the calendaring functions to calculate his sick days to two decimal digits, and
has become an expert at locking his password so that IT cannot recover it and
are forced to delete his mail file with all his work orders in it...
re: Rocky and I need your help. We're a bit stuck finalizing the topic for the CULT shirt top 10 list.By Gregory Engels on 11/27/2008 at 10:12 AM EST
T10 Rejected Lotusphere Session submissions


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