Testing the Test
Kevin Cheng  

Testing the Test

June 4th, 2004 by Kevin Cheng :: 6 Comments

As I was completing a design project a couple of months ago, I wanted to conduct a few tests. In return, I also participated in several tests. As the test was being conducted, I often myself really struggling to refrain from providing feedback about the testing methodology, wording and techniques instead of concentrating on the tasks administered.

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Kevin Cheng  

Get Your Own Cameo!

June 4th, 2004 by Kevin Cheng :: 9 Comments

Want your likeness to appear on an OK/Cancel comic strip? We got it. I’m pleased to announce our OK/Cameo program! We know you have a lot of stories out there and we want to hear them. Any ideas that we use for a comic strip (whether we use the idea directly or some derivative of it) means you’ll also get a cameo in a future comic! Easy enough. Submit as many ideas as you like.

As a further bonus, we’re going to put all the submissions (whether they are used or not) into a draw for FREE OK/CANCEL T-SHIRTS! Of course, we don’t actually HAVE any T-shirts yet, which makes it even better because you get a say in what they will look like (see Tom’s post). So if you have ideas for a strip, !

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Tom Chi  

T-Shirts are here!

June 4th, 2004 by Tom Chi :: 14 Comments

Ok, actually we’re still designing them… and here’s your chance to help out! KC put me in charge of doing merchandising development — which I would be awesome at — but I have a bad case of designer’s block. You can check what we’ve come up with so far [here]

Beyond these, we are planning an East Coast vs. West Coast shirt and (maybe) a Lotus Notes shirt. Take a look at what’s there, and leave a comment on what you like, and/or suggests for what you’d like to see. Is there a particular OKC quote or image that you found funny or shirt-worthy?

[KC Update 24 Sep 04 : They really ARE here now! OK/Cancel Store]

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