[Noisebridge-discuss] picking up washing machine Sunday
bandit at cruzio.com
Mon Apr 9 10:20:11 PDT 2012
If the washing machine becomes a problem, I will gladly take the motor,
making the rest of it parts for hacking projects.
I need a motor for a wizbang chicken plucker...
> You do know that there are two years worth of paper towels in the
> right now?
> 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
>> Noisebridge-discuss mailing list
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