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

Gavin Knight gnnrok at gmail.com
Tue Apr 24 19:52:21 PDT 2012


If cat appears then people will love it!

On Tue, Apr 24, 2012 at 6:29 PM, Ronald Cotoni <setient at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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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