Tag Archives: like canberra

Nobody “liked” your business? Never fear you can just lie about it

By 2 April, 2013

After listing Canberra’s top 100 most “liked” things, Canberra Centenary have just produced a handy resource for companies and events that nobody likes.
You can now print out a poster provided by the centenary and claim you/your business/your band/your cat/your drug habit is the 101st favourite thing in Canberra, with all the authority of the centenary [...]

Scotty and Nige the third most liked thing in Canberra?

By 15 March, 2013

Taking internet polls too seriously is one of the more foolish things one can do.
That hasn’t stopped Joy Burch from announcing the top ten and top 100 entries from the “Like Canberra” voting process.
People nominated almost 14,000 reasons why they like living in the ACT. These ‘likes’ were sorted into a number of categories, and [...]

Time running out to vote for Charnwood in “Like Canberra”

By 25 February, 2013

The Centenary folk are getting word out that after 120,000 Like Canberra votes your chance to get in the action runs out this Thursday:
The Like Canberra website has recorded more than 120,200 votes by more than 10,000 voters keen to ensure that their favourite Canberra place, activity or experience is included in the top 100 [...]

Like Canberra website gets a makeover

By 21 January, 2013

Jeremy Lasek has issued a media release (and made a comment on this website) to let people know that the Like Canberra website is both wildly popular and also improved.
In response to feedback, the Like Canberra website has an enhanced design that makes it easier to navigate and vote. There is also a new feature [...]

“Like Canberra”? A list compiled after a heavy blow to the head?

By 14 January, 2013

The “Like Canberra” website is looking for votes having proudly taken in the public’s nominations.
[The tiled interface is a particular mess, because the world loves Windows 8 right? (er...)]
I was intrigued by the “Only in Canberra” tile. And what a cornucopia of bollocks it is!
Is this really the best we can do?
Highlights for mine [...]

10,000 reasons to Like Canberra

By 3 December, 2012

The Centenary bods are celebrating the 10,000th entry to their “Like Canberra” campaign:
ACT Chief Minister Katy Gallagher today revealed that the Like Canberra community engagement campaign received its 10,000th nomination yesterday – coinciding with the start of the 100-day countdown to the national capital’s big birthday.
“Since the Like Canberra campaign launched in October [...]

Now you can wear your Like Canberra tshirt on a Like Canberra bus

By 27 November, 2012

There’s something a little needy and pleading about the “Like Canberra” campaign that appears to have eaten the Centenary.
The Centenary team have today announced that one of the new articulated buses is going to take the begging for hugs to the streets of the very city seeking affection.
ACT Chief Minister Katy Gallagher today unveiled [...]

Your chance to buy a “Like Canberra” t-shirt

By 24 November, 2012

Chief Minister Gallagher has announced that not only has the “Like Canberra” promotion given thousands of self promoters the chance to spruik their own interests in this town (not to mention letting gasping up-tweeters get some Canberra100 retweet love for their klout scores) but now you can buy a t-shirt to show your affection, if [...]

The Centenary wants to know what you like about Canberra?

By 23 October, 2012

The Centenary folk are kicking off a social media campaign to get us all waving our pom poms for Canberra:
While the ACT election may be over, Canberrans are being urged to vote just one more time – to nominate their favourite thing about Canberra.
On the eve of Canberra’s 2013 Centenary the search has begun for [...]

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