[Noisebridge-discuss] [zine][printer][mice][cat] The purrrr-fect solution! or: Fight fur with fur
Tony Longshanks LeTigre
anthonyletigre at gmail.com
Mon Apr 23 22:59:27 PDT 2012
Are *you* going to catch and eat all the mice at Noisebridge? If you do
that first, then yes, you can cook the cat.
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
>> 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.
>>> *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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