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

Ronald Cotoni setient at gmail.com
Tue Apr 24 18:29:45 PDT 2012


That is correct and we encourage that at noisebridge.

On Tue, Apr 24, 2012 at 4:56 PM, Kelly <hurtstotouchfire at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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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> >
> > Mikael Vejdemo-Johansson, Dr.rer.nat.
> > Postdoctoral Researcher
> > mik at math.stanford.edu
> >
> >
> >
> > Mikael Vejdemo-Johansson
> > mikael at johanssons.org
> >
> >   To see a world in a grain of sand
> >    And a heaven in a wild flower
> >   Hold infinity in the palm of your hand
> >    And eternity in an hour    - William Blake
> >
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Ronald Cotoni
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