[Noisebridge-discuss] more member shelves = more happy members = more NB income

girlgeek girlgeek at wt.net
Mon Jan 31 21:40:35 PST 2011


Or take the price of the shelves from the $500 that you plan to donate 
to NB.

On 1/31/2011 10:38 AM, Mitch Altman wrote:
> And feel free to find cool shelves to buy for a good price, or gather 
> materials for making them -- and then ask folks for donations (on this 
> list, on IRC, in person, and wherever)!  This is how lots of way cool 
> things happen at NB (including getting our MakerBot, our 
> upcoming laser-cutter, the original shelving we still have,  . . .).  
> No need for consensus this way -- just make it happen.
>
> Mitch.
>
>
> ----------------------
> > From: glen at glenjarvis.com
> > Date: Mon, 31 Jan 2011 07:14:18 -0800
> > To: citizenkeys at gmail.com
> > CC: noisebridge-discuss at lists.noisebridge.net
> > Subject: Re: [Noisebridge-discuss] more member shelves = more happy 
> members = more NB income
> >
> > As a reminder, when I last heard, having a hack self was not 
> necessarily a benefit of membership. Non members could have shelves.
> >
> > When I last saw an argument for having more shelves, I believe it 
> was left to anyone who wanted to buy, install and find room for more 
> shelves.
> >
> > Additionally, having locked resources has always been a source of 
> contention at Noisebridge. It's possible that some people would cut 
> locks just for the principle.
> >
> > With all of that said, if you think more shelves would benefit 
> Noisebridge, I suggest going out to buy (or help build) some. You have 
> mentioned offering transportation to individuals, so you may be able 
> to transport these. If you don't have the money for shelves, you may 
> ask individuals for donations for the purpose of buying one.
> >
> > In summary, great idea. Make it happen (be warned about the locks 
> though) abd that there isn't such a clear idea about hack/member 
> shelves. You don't need permissions to make shelves for the space.
> >
> > Cheers,
> >
> >
> > Glen
> >
> > El Jan 30, 2011, a las 11:34 PM, Patrick Keys 
> <citizenkeys at gmail.com> escribió:
> >
> > > More Member Shelves
> > > -----------------------
> > > noisebridge could use more member shelves.
> > > more member shelves means we could accomodate more members and 
> thereby
> > > have more membership income (theoretically).
> > >
> > > One Size Does Not Fit All
> > > --------------------------
> > > personally, i think we could accomodate everybody better if we had
> > > different sized shelves.
> > > people that don't need much space could use smaller shelves.
> > > people that need more space could use bigger shelves.
> > > think of the shelves like post office boxes, with smaller ones 
> higher up
> > > and larger ones for heavier stuff closer to the ground.
> > >
> > > Safety In Numbers
> > > ---------------------------
> > > we could number the shelves, thereby making it easier to at least 
> know
> > > who has what shelf.
> > > numbers are also more anonymous than having to write your name on 
> the shelf.
> > > You know what number shelf your stuff is in and nobody else does 
> (unless
> > > they physically see you come and go from the shelf).
> > >
> > > Out of Sight, Out of Mind
> > > ---------------------------
> > > shannon had mentioned making shelves way back when with doors on them.
> > > with doors on the shelves, they could be BYOL ("bring your own lock").
> > > also, having shelves with doors makes stuff "out of sight, out of 
> mind"
> > > for anybody with sticky fingers.
> > >
> > > Hack Shelf
> > > --------------------------
> > > The hack shelf shares the space with the member shelves right now.
> > > Moving the hack shelf separate from the member shelves might 
> result in
> > > stuff on the hack shelf getting used more often, which would be a 
> good
> > > thing.
> > >
> > > Consensing on a Plan
> > > --------------------------
> > > If we can consense on a plan for new, improved member shelves, 
> then we
> > > can organize the budget and resources necessary to get the job done.
> > > Then its simply a matter of getting them built and installed.
> > >
> > > Feedback
> > > --------------------------
> > > Anybody have any comments about new/improved/increased member shelves?
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > Patrick
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