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PCWorld: Linux Fans Face Off at Golden Penguin Bowl

Aug 16, 2002, 02:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Alexandra Krasne)

"Once again, Geeks battled Nerds at LinuxWorld Expo's annual Golden Penguin Bowl, in an all-out battle of brain cells in which the team that knows the most obscure computer and sci-fi trivia wins the coveted Golden Penguin award.

"The Nerds have prevailed in past years, but this Penguin bowl saw a victory for the Geek team--and a performance by a penguin. But the highlight was three rounds of often overly obscure trivia, allowing players to show they know their BogoMips from their teergrubes...

"Geek team morale was poor at the beginning of the Bowl. 'All of you guys are doomed,' groaned Jeremy Allison, a veteran of three losing Geek teams. Allison, a team leader, is also a cocreator of the Samba project..."

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