The sys admin's daily grind: Getting wet at LUG Camp
Charly reports from LUG Camp in Flensburg, Germany. The fact that Charly got wet has nothing to do with absent mindedness, but much to do with the sheer wetness of the event.
Each of the eight previous LUG Camps  has been characterized by something special, including indoor camping in an old factory building at the Wuppertal Camp in 2005, or unusual locations, such as the Brienz shipping company's dry dock, where the Swiss branch hosted an amazing event in Interlaken.
What Flensburg had to offer in 2008 was commitment. LUG obviously only recruits members who have (too) much time and energy – excellent prerequisites for hosting this year's LUG Camp, which has alternated between Germany, Austria, and Switzerland for nine years.
Naturally the fringe program would have something to do with water because, after all, Flensburg does host the Rum Regatta , and it was safe to assume there would be more than just a visit to the beach. In the Rum Regatta, the goal is to come in second; the first-placed team leaves empty handed.
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