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Re: LET'S HIJACK THIS CONTEST....
That reads too much like a manifesto than a pranksteristic nudge-protest.
Sent: Wednesday, August 18, 2010 9:42 PM
To: "Dustbunnies" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: Re: LET'S HIJACK THIS CONTEST....
> I'd suggest this slight revision of this
> cut and past paragraph to amend your letter of
> protest for the LET'S HIJACK THIS CONTEST contest:
> CUT and PAST:
> "This video is a protest against BOSS' marketing and against this
> An enormous Live Looping community already exists all across the
> globe. In fact, there have been 70 Looping Festivals in 20 different
> nations in the last 7 years alone. BOSS and their Marketing
> Department have so far shown no support for any of these activities.
> Many loopers do use BOSS loopers. But there are also thousands of
> people making great looping music with other devices. We feel it is
> presumptuous to call this an "International Looping Competition"
> when it is obviously oriented only to promote BOSS products. The fact
> that the contest is only open to citizens of the United States further
> removes it from 'International' status.
> We do not believe they are running this contest to promote Looping
> and Music. Instead, we believe BOSS is sponsoring this only because
> they want to sell you something.
> If you are truly interested in Live Looping and genuinely wish to
> learn more, please come to http://www.loopersdelight.com -- the
> 'Mecca' of the international Live Looping movement. We welcome
> everyone and would like to roll out the red carpet, especially to
> Boss RC-series Looping fans."
> and heck, please come to the
> Y2K-X 10th Anniversary International Live Looping Festival
> October 13th - 18th
> As of today, 88 artists from 14 countries will be descending on Santa
> California for 6 days of performances.
> Rick Walker