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= General Intent =
 
= General Intent =
  
Noisebridge's [[Vision]] eschews the use of rules, which is why these are guidelines.  Historically, the membership has noticed that certain actions are good for the space and other actions cause problems.  This is a list of guidelines to help you determine whether something you're considering is a good idea.
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Noisebridge's [[Vision]] eschews the use of rules, which is why these are guidelines.  Historically, the membership has noticed that certain actions are good for the space and other actions [[Drama|cause problems]].  This is a list of guidelines to help you determine whether something you're considering is a good idea.
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We're not Wikipedia, but many ideas here are explained much more articulately in Wikipedia's list of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Policies_and_guidelines|key policies and guidelines], especially the ideas that it's [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:NOTBUREAUCRACY|not a bureaucracy], that it operates on [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Consensus|the basis of consensus], and that ultimately, [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Ignore_all_rules|you can ignore rules that don't apply to you].

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General Intent

Noisebridge's Vision eschews the use of rules, which is why these are guidelines. Historically, the membership has noticed that certain actions are good for the space and other actions cause problems. This is a list of guidelines to help you determine whether something you're considering is a good idea.

We're not Wikipedia, but many ideas here are explained much more articulately in Wikipedia's list of policies and guidelines, especially the ideas that it's a bureaucracy, that it operates on basis of consensus, and that ultimately, can ignore rules that don't apply to you.

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