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

Kelly hurtstotouchfire at gmail.com
Tue Apr 24 16:56:02 PDT 2012


If the cat isn't on a member shelf, that means I can hack it, right?

Here's some slides of cat brains I've made in the past:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/httf/sets/72157624512610128/

-K

On Tue, Apr 24, 2012 at 01:26, Mikael Vejdemo-Johansson
<mikael at johanssons.org> wrote:
> On Apr 24, 2012, at 12:51 AM, Mike Schachter wrote:
>> I think we should get one of those hypo-allergenic hairless cats
>> and then superglue a bunch of human hair to it.
>>
>
> Those are _hypo-_allergenic, not _an-_allergenic. The people who would avoid the space entirely due to allergene-infestation would _not_ be helped by a hypo-allergenic cat.
>
> I've tried.
>
> It's not good enough.
>
> // Mikael
>
>> 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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