[Noisebridge-discuss] Origami car race @ noisebridge?

Ari Lacenski alacenski at gmail.com
Wed Apr 10 21:42:12 UTC 2013


Sounds like a fun Friday night (after work :D) at the 'bridge.

On Wed, Apr 10, 2013 at 2:32 PM, Alcides Gutierrez <alcides888 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Ari and Noisebridge. Looks like friday or saturday? At 1pm? Is this good
> for people intereste in a paper car race?
>
> Alcides Gutierrez
> http://e64.us
>
> On Apr 3, 2013 11:51 AM, "Ari Lacenski" <alacenski at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> This is a perfectly lovely idea, though the cyclist riot grrl in me
>> quietly opines that cars are too violent yet. Maybe that's just the
>> accident victim in me. I grew up stealing my brother's cub scout
>> pinewood kerby kits and I support making model cars over assault
>> rifles. And paper craft! Always.
>>
>> (Even more pacifist handcrafts: model bikes? paper flowers to stuff in
>> the paper guns? Time to bust out the macrame, clearly.)
>>
>> If this happens I am +1 to be there and enthusiastically make and race
>> cars. After the 9th. Because my famblee are also visiting.
>>
>> This would also be a superb exercise for the laser cutter and vinyl
>> cutter.
>>
>> Ari
>>
>>
>> On Tue, Apr 2, 2013 at 5:08 PM, Alcides Gutierrez <alcides888 at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>> > Anyone down for a car race next week? Make our own paper cars?
>> >
>> > I have my nephew in town for a few weeks and hes been showing me some
>> > cool
>> > paper designs. A cool fighter jet that actually flies quite well when
>> > thrown. A nice assault rifle (bear with me) with "accurate" sights and
>> > removable clips.
>> >
>> > Trying to be a more positive influence (less war stuff!) so suggested
>> > making
>> > cars and he says we can make ones that roll. So how about a race?
>> >
>> > I will bring some glue and paper and scissors. Will need a wooden board
>> > or
>> > something to make a sloped surface. Maybe we can use timers on
>> > cellphones?
>> > Whos up for this? Hes down to help guide us through the construction of
>> > these paper cars.
>> >
>> > Alcides Gutierrez
>> > http://e64.us
>> >
>> >
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