[Noisebridge-discuss] Donations in, crap out : Reusing my surplus, recycling Noisebridge's waste

Dr. Jesus j at hug.gs
Mon Jan 10 17:06:24 PST 2011


We definitely need the EPIA board.

On Mon, Jan 10, 2011 at 4:56 PM, Tymm Twillman <tymmothy at gmail.com> wrote:
> while i have neither punch nor pie, i do have some stale oatmeal raisin cookies... and :
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> an EPIA system (circa 2005/2006) that might be able to replace a power hungry server that doesn't have to be too fast (it's in a small shuttle-like case, either 512 or 1G ram, not sure; needs PATA HDD),
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> a Model M clicky keyboard (PS2 -- slight cosmetic damage though works great)
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> and a Emu Proteus / 1 MIDI noisemaker (er, synth)
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> that could happily go to NB if someone wants to swing by my shop and grab them.  Won't fit on my scooter for drop-off unfortunately.
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> unfortunately haven't been able to find the extra pedal for a Dremel.  i'd be happy to make up for it with a bread machine however.
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> On Jan 10, 2011, at 4:41 PM, Corey McGuire wrote:
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>> More crap;
>> * wireless mouse from logitech
>> * Dell and apple laptop psu's
>> * thermal electric junctions, 30w and 40w I believe
>> * foam dart gun
>> * more optical drives
>> * sound level meter
>> * high tech transistor radio...from the early 70's
>> * 20amp 120v timer
>> * more rc crap
>> * network switches
>> * more fans and blowers and heatsinks
>> * A SHIT TON OF OLD LASER TAG CRAP!!!!!!
>> * nics
>> * ram
>> * PCMCIA cards
>> * punch and pie
>>
>>
>> On Friday, January 7, 2011, Corey McGuire <coreyfro at coreyfro.com> wrote:
>>> I'm not going to do a complete inventory, but my donations for noisebridge or its members will be:
>>>  laptops, maybe 20 of them, 486 to P4.  Various state of function from working perfectly to one medium degree problem (nothing with a destroyed screen, maybe sticky/broken keys or over heating issue).
>>> Optical drives I don't use any more (SCSI, CD only, PATA, all should work)KVM's for VGA systemsMotorssmall pieces of bar stock for milling or lathe workcablesold drills/saws/penis-grinders
>>> text books from the past 10 years (herstory, engrish, maths)Art bookspr0n pretending to be art booksart books pretending to be pr0nD&D booksD&D books pretending to be pr0n
>>> Computer booksRC model crap
>>> But primarily, I'll be shot gunning Noisebridge will all items I deem appropriate and of having a value greater than ".,.,m,e,h,.,."
>>>
>>> I may have two piles, things I am donation to noisebridge for hacking and those things I am donating for grabbing.  I will do this only if I claim them as a write off.  This is to protect Noisebridge.
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>>> Things in the Hacking Pile MUST BE PUT TO USE AS A PROJECT.  Again, protecting Noisebridge.
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>>> I am not going to be on top of listing the items because they will be trickling in.  This is why I am offering the recycling-by-uhaul trip. Because I am lazy and noisebridge surly has stuff it doesn't want or need.
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>>> On Fri, Jan 7, 2011 at 11:25 AM, Albert Sweigart <asweigart at gmail.com> wrote:
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>>> Sounds like a good trade off. Can you give examples of some of the
>>> miscellany? Computer hardware? Books? Power tools?
>>>
>>> -Al
>>>
>>> On Fri, Jan 7, 2011 at 1:51 AM, Corey McGuire <coreyfro at coreyfro.com> wrote:
>>>> So I have a bunch of Miscellaneous stuff that I think has value but I cannot
>>>> justify keeping any more because I am moving.  I want to donate it to
>>>> NB...lots of electronics, lots of books, lots of novelty.
>>>>
>>>> But I am sure there are people who are afraid of accruing more clutter at
>>>> NB.
>>>>
>>>> I am going to donate it anyway, but to offset my clutter footprint, I am
>>>> going to offer the services of my u-haul (when I move) to remove waste from
>>>> noisebridge.  I don't know where to take e-waste yet, but I know I will have
>>>> a u-haul mid February.
>>>>
>>>> I will bring my donations soon, I will bring my u-haul mid February.  I
>>>> leave it to the folks at noisebridge to take advantage of my offer.
>>>>
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