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2169 Mission Street has a little bit of a rat problem. Here are some ways you can help:
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''Please stick your name next to anything you've completed.''
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==On Going==
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===Food and Kitchen===
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* Do not leave food out after you've left the space. Rats love left overs.
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* Use trash cans with lids. Rats love to jump into open cans.
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* Wash all your dishes and put them away. Rats love that you don't clean your plate.
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===General Space===
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* Don't create hiding space. Rats love to hide under and around tight spaces, such as build out materials.
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* Don't create nesting spaces. Rats love them too.
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* Don't leave the doors open during the later hours when no one is around. Rats would much rather walk right in than create a new hole to sneak in.
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==The War on Rats==
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===Geneva Convention===
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* Can't kill or hurt the rats. --The Vegans
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* Can't get a cat. --The Allergenic
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===Defensive===
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* Find and eradicate (clean with soap to get rid of any scent they'll want to return it) all nests.
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** Under the stairs leading up to the fire escape.
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** In the elevator room.
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** Under the DJ booth.
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** Possibly under the hack and user shelves.
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** Possibly under all the build out materials next to the classrooms.
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** Possibly under all the spare wood and shelves in the shop.
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* Patch all new holes (fill with steel wool and spray foam so they wont bother with it).
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** In the elevator room.
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** Under the DJ booth.
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** Under the stairs leading up to the fire escape.
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* Install rubber gaskets/sweepers under doors to reduce space for the rats to run under.
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** Main entrance.
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** Not-a-fire-escape.
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** Door at the end of the stairs under the DJ booth.
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===Offensive===
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* Build a better mouse trap.
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** Trap cannot hurt the rats as to not make the vegans angry.
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** Let go of the rats at Pumping Station: One.
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===Experimental===
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====Ultrasonic====
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* Get ultrasonic emitters. [http://www.amazon.com/Victor%C2%AE-PestChaser%C2%AE-Ultrasonic-Rodent-Repellent/dp/B0015WM4QA/ref=sr_1_4?ie=UTF8&s=home-garden&qid=1267045186&sr=8-4]
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* Set them up outside of the space.
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** At the end of the ledge holding the lights in the main stairs.
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** In the not-a-fire-escape stairwell.
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** At the bottom of the stairs under the DJ booth.
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* See if any humans can hear them.
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====Peppermint====
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* Get some peppermint.
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* Spread it around the space without stinking up the space.

Revision as of 15:41, 20 October 2014

2169 Mission Street has a little bit of a rat problem. Here are some ways you can help:

Please stick your name next to anything you've completed.

On Going

Food and Kitchen

  • Do not leave food out after you've left the space. Rats love left overs.
  • Use trash cans with lids. Rats love to jump into open cans.
  • Wash all your dishes and put them away. Rats love that you don't clean your plate.

General Space

  • Don't create hiding space. Rats love to hide under and around tight spaces, such as build out materials.
  • Don't create nesting spaces. Rats love them too.
  • Don't leave the doors open during the later hours when no one is around. Rats would much rather walk right in than create a new hole to sneak in.

The War on Rats

Geneva Convention

  • Can't kill or hurt the rats. --The Vegans
  • Can't get a cat. --The Allergenic

Defensive

  • Find and eradicate (clean with soap to get rid of any scent they'll want to return it) all nests.
    • Under the stairs leading up to the fire escape.
    • In the elevator room.
    • Under the DJ booth.
    • Possibly under the hack and user shelves.
    • Possibly under all the build out materials next to the classrooms.
    • Possibly under all the spare wood and shelves in the shop.
  • Patch all new holes (fill with steel wool and spray foam so they wont bother with it).
    • In the elevator room.
    • Under the DJ booth.
    • Under the stairs leading up to the fire escape.
  • Install rubber gaskets/sweepers under doors to reduce space for the rats to run under.
    • Main entrance.
    • Not-a-fire-escape.
    • Door at the end of the stairs under the DJ booth.

Offensive

  • Build a better mouse trap.
    • Trap cannot hurt the rats as to not make the vegans angry.
    • Let go of the rats at Pumping Station: One.

Experimental

Ultrasonic

  • Get ultrasonic emitters. [1]
  • Set them up outside of the space.
    • At the end of the ledge holding the lights in the main stairs.
    • In the not-a-fire-escape stairwell.
    • At the bottom of the stairs under the DJ booth.
  • See if any humans can hear them.

Peppermint

  • Get some peppermint.
  • Spread it around the space without stinking up the space.