[Noisebridge-discuss] [zine][printer][mice][cat] The purrrr-fect solution! or: Fight fur with fur

Mike Schachter mschachter at eigenminds.com
Mon Apr 23 16:51:48 PDT 2012


I think we should get one of those hypo-allergenic hairless cats
and then superglue a bunch of human hair to it.

 mike



On Mon, Apr 23, 2012 at 4:41 PM, Matt Joyce <matt at nycresistor.com> wrote:
> Can we cook the cat?
>
> On Apr 23, 2012 4:36 PM, "Will Sargent" <will.sargent at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> I'm totally for this -- we can always take out the cat later if there's a
>> problem.
>>
>> Will.
>>
>> On Sat, Apr 21, 2012 at 11:26 PM, Tony Longshanks LeTigre
>> <anthonyletigre at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>> Dear Noisebridge Discuss (asterisk * indicates a note following the main
>>> body of the message),
>>>
>>>
>>> I was just talking with several of the Noiseoisie about getting a cat for
>>> Noisebridge. As far as I can see, there's no downside. The cat would get a
>>> great home with 5,200 square feet & all the mice it can eat, the mouse would
>>> all be killed & eaten*, & we would have a lovable, furry feline friend (&
>>> possible mascot?) Best of all, I would get to have a cat again, which my
>>> violently unstable life as a squatter has ruled out. I would go so far as to
>>> pledge to clean the litterbox once a week - that's how serious I am.** And
>>> no one who's allergic to cats will read this message. Pure win!
>>>
>>> I was just talking it over with [name deleted by request], who said
>>> [quote censored for decency]: "This is a do-ocracy, you've just gotta do it,
>>> it's like a__l s_x, if you try to talk it over w/ people first, it'll never
>>> happen." (I think that's horrible!) All the same, I thought I'd send this
>>> message out first just as a formality. I don't expect any objection, though,
>>> & have already begun the lengthy process of selecting the perfect cat
>>> (choice breed (Russian blue? Lilac-point Siamese?), excellent pedigree,
>>> proper fur color,
>>>
>>> Speaking of completely random segues, I have the second issue of ZiP - a
>>> megazine, not merely a zine, as a zine purist whose name I didn't catch
>>> emphatically argued with me in the space last night - ready to print, &
>>> someone who happens to own a publishing company has offered to loan us a
>>> printer for the job, & a couple colleagues w/ cars have offered to help me
>>> pick it up & return it, & Noisebridge seems like a great space to do the
>>> printing, so that's probably going to happen early next week - Monday night,
>>> perhaps, later at night after the space clears out. If anyone can offer any
>>> resources to help w/ the printing - money, a printer, ink cartridges for a
>>> Laserjet 4300, money, paper or other printing supplies, help with folding
>>> collating & stapling, or money - let your voice be heard!
>>>
>>> It's a really nice publication, I promise. Covers you could eat off of,
>>> and the articles are damn near good enough to read.
>>>
>>> Most likely no one will read this message, which is actually fine, since
>>> that way no one can complain about the cat, and I don't expect any help with
>>> the zine printing anyway.
>>>
>>>
>>> Ciaoloha!
>>>
>>>
>>> "Longshanks"
>>>
>>>
>>> *We might need to get 2 or 3 cats
>>>
>>> **I'm sure there would be much debate over where the keep the litterbox.
>>> Someone suggested the dark room ("nobody uses it") - we might install a
>>> small cat door, too small for people (or light). But it seems better to keep
>>> it somewhere in the kitchen area.
>>>
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