[Noisebridge-discuss] we made Delta leave at 2AM

Danny O'Brien danny at spesh.com
Wed Feb 15 08:32:07 PST 2012


On Wed, Feb 15, 2012 at 12:54 PM, rachel lyra hospodar
<rachelyra at gmail.com> wrote:
> delta came back just now, and when i wouldn't let him in he started
> yelling about needing his copyrighted song lyrics that were left in the
> space, and threatened to call the authorities.  because they were
> copyrighted, this was supposed to somehow get him entry into the space.

Occupy the Intellectual Property!

>
> this reduces my optimism for his willingness to enter a beautiful
> montage where he becomes a hacker.

Yeah, that's not going to win many people over...

For those of you who don't know Delta, he's in this video of him at Occupy SF:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2SZyRDKvDlw

Is there anyone else people should be asking to leave and come back to
Tuesday meeting?

d.

>
> R.
>
> On 2/15/2012 2:52 AM, Jake wrote:
>> Delta was here after the meeting and since several stories had been shared
>> about him, and we were all familiar with them, we decided to make him
>> leave.  Jake Rayc Rachelyra Eric Pearl
>>
>> He had left the space about 1:30AM after asking everyone if they wanted to
>> give him money for him to make fudge later.  I don't know if anyone wanted
>> fudge.
>>
>> Around when he was leaving, Zach was leaving with his scooter and asked
>> Delta not to park his bike in the wheelchair access path to the elevator.
>> Delta was apparently rude to zach and argumentative and hostile with him.
>> Zach says Delta was "angry" about it.  "he was being a really big dick."
>>
>> When Delta returned from the store with ingredients for fudge, about five
>> of us all said "i'll help make him leave right now" and so we all stood up
>> and went to him as he was getting off his bike.
>>
>> We explained to him that we had talked about him at the meeting, which he
>> hadn't attended, and also after the meeting, and that we had decided that
>> we didn't want him to come here anymore except if he wanted to come to a
>> meeting to talk about it.
>>
>> We tried to explain to him that the majority of noisebridgers do not view
>> leaving noisebridge for a week as a big deal, and that we appreciated him
>> not making a big deal out of it.
>>
>> He tried to talk his way out of it and we all took turns explaining to him
>> that it wasn't up for discussion and that he could come to the meeting to
>> talk about it, or join the discuss list to talk about it.
>>
>> Then he needed a bag to put his groceries into (that he had bought to make
>> us fudge that we didn't want) and then he started chatting with his
>> friends who were already here.  They were alternately commiserating with
>> him saying that things around here were like "the lord of the flies" and
>> also telling him that they had warned him that "we are all guests here".
>>
>> Eventually he left, with his friends taking him downstairs to roll him a
>> last cigarette.
>>
>> I didn't witness his interaction with Zach, but i could tell that if there
>> hadn't been a group of five of us assertively telling him that the
>> decision had been made, he would have argued back a lot more.
>>
>> -jake
>>
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