21st Challenge No. 27

Re-brand that site! URLs with a difference.


Charlie VaronJim Rosenau
October 9, 1999 8:00PM (UTC)

What a difference one character makes!

Readers are invited to change, delete or add a single letter in the URL of any existing Web site. Include a description (up to 25 words) of the new and improved site.

E X A M P L E S

AWOL.com
Americans Without Lovers: With 55 million lonelyhearts already subscribed, and up to five screen names, your odds of finding an e-mate have never been better.

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Amazoo.com
Shop Earth's largest online menagerie. Over 5 million species. Next day shipping.

R U L E S

Send your submissions via e-mail only to salon21st@salon.com. Please include your full name and an accurate e-mail address so we can contact you if you're a winner. By submitting your entry you give Salon Technology permission to publish it. Deadline for entries is Oct. 18, 1999.

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P R I Z E S

The winning response will receive a copy of Salon Technology senior correspondent Andrew Leonard's book, "Bots: The Origin of New Species."

In two weeks we'll publish a winner and some selected entries -- then start over a couple weeks after that with a whole new challenge.

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Charlie Varon

Charlie Varon is a humorist and playwright. His works include "Ralph Nader Is Missing" and "Rush Limbaugh in Night School."

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Jim Rosenau

Jim Rosenau is a writer, editor and software designer in Berkeley, Calif. Jim and Charlie are also co-founders of the citizens group Californians for Earthquake Prevention and partners in Mockingbird Media, which offers a full line of comic services.

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