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  • Captain

    Arrhgg.. What a shayme thaat be.

  • blakemo

    John, I think of you as being very fair minded. In fact I rely on you for it.

    So here is a question for your fair-minded consideration: I wonder why you assume it was someone from Google who removed the banner – rather than someone from one of the dozen or more companies in the building who might have been a little embarrassed by the banner?

    Speaking only for myself, I know that if I worked for one of those companies, I would have felt very uncomfortable when I saw that sign.

  • John Battelle

    Fair comment. It’s as likely that the banner was taken down by Become’s management as any other.

  • Craig

    It was taken down by the building maintenance team after the request came from the landlords to remove it. It was all done in good humor and if anyone was embarrassed it just shows that everyone needs to lighten up a bit