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

Ronald Cotoni setient at gmail.com
Mon Apr 23 23:11:27 PDT 2012


You don't eat mice.  You use them with a computer to maneuver around a GUI.

On Mon, Apr 23, 2012 at 10:59 PM, Tony Longshanks LeTigre <
anthonyletigre at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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 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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Ronald Cotoni
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