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Eat, drink, or ... ?

 [1/6] from: SunandaDH::aol::com at: 23-Feb-2005 5:36

Carl has a couple of times used the metaphor that, in using REBOL for projects we "drink our own wine" -- eg That's a better metaphor than Microsoft's one of "eating your own dog food" -- calling your products dog food is a revealing remark. But alcohol allusions are not trouble-free either. Alcohol abuse is a primary factor in much crime and disease. Also, social use of alcohol is not acceptable in all countries. So I was wondering (as a non-pet owning, teetotal vegan) if we could find an upbeat and universal metaphor. So far, all my mind has thrown up is *worse* metaphors -- like "we get high on our own supply" -- there are several obvious problems with that, not least that it's exactly what Al Pacino's Scarface was advised *not* to do. I'm sure anyone here can do better than that. Any ideas? Sunanda

 [2/6] from: Izkata::Comcast::net at: 23-Feb-2005 6:09

Build your own foundations. =^) -Izzy Boy

 [3/6] from: jasonic:nomadics at: 23-Feb-2005 15:16

hmm fun.. - Drink you own wine << makes a lot of sense if you own a vineyard - Drink you own olive oil << ditto olive trees - Write your own software - Build your own foundations - Draw you own conclusions - Think for yourself Jason

 [4/6] from: mauro::fontana::speedautomazione::it at: 23-Feb-2005 16:16

- To sleep peacefully at nights - So tomorrow you don't need a scapegoat (<- hint, you are the one :) ) Ok, ok, I'll stop drinking Coke all days ;)

 [5/6] from: atruter::labyrinth::net::au at: 24-Feb-2005 9:54

Here's my list: Make your own bread Make your own bed Open your eyes Free yourself Do it right Say the word Speak your own dialect Regards, Ashley

 [6/6] from: greggirwin::mindspring::com at: 25-Feb-2005 14:05

Walk our own talk (to play on Ashley's dialect line) -- Gregg