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  • I personally also felt uncomfortable with the whole strip part. Both because of the strip itself and because of the wrongly applied peer pressure. I was glad that many clapped hands when one of the guys went back to his seat. I just hope he also felt that we applaud his move.

    I believe that if there was a woman in the group of people who were supposed to compete the whole stripping idea would have not come up but still it was not a good idea.

    I am embarrassed that I did not stand up and protest the compet

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    • I'm embarrassed that I caused the "is my bitch" thing. Some things (like buying the ismybit.ch domain) seem like a good idea on IRC...

      Maybe I should just have stopped at telling the history of that running joke in my lightning talk, and not add the domain name to the auction. Especially since there was a .cpan.org domain that was also sold. Many thanks to brian to have come up with great ideas to kill my stupid one.

      Regarding the T-shirt design, I misunderstood what was supposed to happen. I thought we were supposed to come up with the design on stage, not just agree to do it and have it revealed the next year. After the lightning talk, I wanted to jokingly come back at cog for the Acme::BooK::Is::My::Bitch module, which was created after the Birmingham auction.

      This auction has created a great deal of discussion within YEF, and we are working with the organizers of the next YAPC Europe to ensure that for its tenth birthday, the conference finally grows out of the "old boys club" mentality.