[Noisebridge-discuss] picking up washing machine Sunday
will.sargent at gmail.com
Sun Apr 8 11:19:45 PDT 2012
You do know that there are two years worth of paper towels in the bathrooms
Worst case scenario is more oogles, but the most likely case is another
piece of junk in Noisebridge that doesn't work right and serves no useful
On Sunday, April 8, 2012, Andy Isaacson wrote:
> On Sat, Apr 07, 2012 at 11:32:06PM -0700, xone wrote:
> > Seriously? Is there any possibility this can be brought up in a
> > weekly meeting before it is brought into Noisebridge, or at the very
> > least before it's hooked up and turned on?
> I think that a lot of people expressed possible concerns about possible
> misuse of a washing machine. If it gets misused, then I'm wholly in
> favor of it going away. But I think it'll not be much of a problem, and
> it *solves* a problem that I know we do routinely have.
> I'm biased in favor of action rather than ongoing discussion, especially
> discussion of possible problems rather than concrete problems.
> The worst case after "washing machine shows up" is "somebody washes
> something with it". If that turns into a problem, then by all means,
> let's solve and/or discuss the problems. But I don't have a ton of
> patience for "I'm afraid that something might possibly become a
> I'd be more willing to discuss it interminably if the possible
> consequences were more severe; for example I wouldn't support a similar
> "do it and see if it becomes a problem" for things that might cause
> someone to be arrested or lose their job or get unintentionally
> divorced. If there's a concern along those lines, I'm sorry that I
> missed it and would be happy to discuss it, but if the concerns are "it
> might be loud" and "some homeless guy might decide to hang out at
> Noisebridge because we have a free washing machine", let's try it and
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