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rijter rijter
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For an Australian city dweller (sydney) the 'ranch' theme is weird...but kinda cool too..but the question is...WHY?
 
Cindy Glass
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Well, Kathy would really have to answer this, but I would imagine it was because the server is in Colorado.
Colorado has an image in the US of being sort of a Cowboy /Ranching state.
That and the fact that one of the initial "kernels" of the site was the "Rules Round-Up" game for learning Java, which creates sort of a western image.
Either that or Kathy just had a Cow fixation .
 
Andrew Monkhouse
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Yeah, but I think more people would be confused if we tried to convert them all to the term "cattle station"
[note to self: must find the name of that cattle station in Western Australia that is supposed to be larger than Texas]
Of course, we can try and add to the confusion by using Australian terms (which is why I am a jackaroo here )
Regards, Andrew (also in Sydney - Randwick to be precise).
[ August 21, 2003: Message edited by: Andrew Monkhouse ]
 
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