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Max The Magnificent
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Have you packed your Hawaiian shirt yet?
Max The Magnificent   3/25/2014 4:54:36 PM
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Even if you don't want to wear a Hawaiian shirt all day, hopefully you'll be sporting one at the main conference party on Tuesday April 1 between 4:00pm and 5:00pm on the main exhibit floor...

TonyTib
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Colorful Caps
TonyTib   3/26/2014 1:35:02 PM
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If I make it to ESC/EE Live!!!!!, I will be wearing my very colorful QC Optics Hawaiian hat, which makes those Atmel hats look monochromatic.


BTW, the best swag I remember hearing about was Razor scooters, given away at Semicon West around the year 2000 (just before the dot-bomb crash).

Max The Magnificent
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Re: Colorful Caps
Max The Magnificent   3/26/2014 1:57:46 PM
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@TonyTib: If I make it to ESC/EE Live!!!!!, I will be wearing...

Not if man, when!!!

betajet
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Aaaack! One class pass!
betajet   3/27/2014 2:26:05 PM
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I've been going to ESC every year since 2007 using a Cheapskate Pass.  I'm quasi-local, so I usually only do a single day.  This year ESC day is Wednesday so I can hear Bunnie Huang and smell Max's bacon-and-beer session.

One of the advantages of the Cheapskate Pass is that figuring out what sessions to attend is pretty quick.  But this year they're giving me a one-class pass!  Now I have to look through all those other sessions.  Riches beyond the wildest dreams of avarice!

 

PH Eng
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April 1
PH Eng   3/27/2014 11:42:35 PM
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Yeah right.  April 1st.  Whom are you trying to fool, Max?  :)



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