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

girlgeek girlgeek at wt.net
Wed Apr 25 18:45:08 PDT 2012


Oh boy, a gooey mouse!
-Claudia
On 4/23/2012 11:11 PM, Ronald Cotoni wrote:
> 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 <mailto: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
>     <mailto:matt at nycresistor.com>> wrote:
>
>         Can we cook the cat?
>
>         On Apr 23, 2012 4:36 PM, "Will Sargent"
>         <will.sargent at gmail.com <mailto: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
>             <mailto: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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