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Linux Geeks Dust Nerds In Golden Penguin Trivia Bowl

Aug 13, 2007, 18:30 (1 Talkback[s])

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"As Barry Bonds smashed Hank Aaron's home run record Tuesday evening at AT&T Park, another great sporting triumph went down less than a mile to the north at Moscone Center, where a team of Linux Geeks vanquished a Nerd squad of Dell employees in LinuxWorld's annual trivia smackdown, the Golden Penguin Bowl.

"The three-man Team Geek sealed its victory and secured a trio of the coveted glass Golden Penguin statuettes by besting their rivals from Dell in two rounds of tech trivia, capped with a decisive bout of Robosapien sumo. Host Jeremy Allison, lead developer for the Samba project, supervised the tense battle, in which the lead traded off a half-dozen times as the teams flaunted their knowledge--or embarrassing lack thereof--of hardware, software, science fiction and geek culture..."

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