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Canada.com: User Friendly comic strip for geeks cashing in on cyberspace humour

Apr 21, 2000, 12:32 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steve Mertl)

"The techno-geeks who live and work in cyberspace, always the butt of outsiders' jokes, apparently enjoy poking fun at themselves."

"After years of being lampooned by mainstream media as pocket protector-wearing nerds, they've embraced a Canadian Internet comic strip and turned it into gold for its Vancouver creators. Fans of User Friendly, which follows the workers at fictitious Columbia Internet, compare it with Dilbert."

"It's fuelling the growth of userfriendly.org - 1.7 million visits and 10 million page views per month - and drawing cash like a magnet."

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