[Noisebridge-discuss] "No Disassemble!" tags

Al Sweigart asweigart at gmail.com
Wed Dec 4 19:16:06 UTC 2013

One more thing: To give time for people to learn about NoDis tags, don't
start tossing and moving untagged projects/equipment until January 2014.
And before tossing anything, make a good faith attempt to find the owner.

On Wed, Dec 4, 2013 at 11:12 AM, Al Sweigart <asweigart at gmail.com> wrote:

> In order to help prevent having people's stuff moved around or
> cannibalized for parts, I've created "No Disassemble" tags with little
> Johnny 5 pics that people can tape to their projects. This will also help
> us identify when something is *not* being used and can be hacked on/trashed.
> Full details: https://noisebridge.net/wiki/No_Disassemble_Protocol
> FAQ:
> Q: Where are the tags?
> A: At the front desk. There's a stack of them.
> Q: What do I use to tape the tag to my project?
> A: There's tape at the front desk. Don't use NB stickers (they're not
> expensive, but they're not free either).
> Q: I can just tag my stuff and leave it around forever?
> A: No. Don't leave your tagged projects on the center common tables if you
> aren't working on it. Also, fill out at least the name, contact info, and
> current date on the tag.
> Q: Why the date?
> A: So we can tell if some project is months and months old and probably
> hasn't been worked on in a while.
> Q: What's the expiration field?
> A: When you say it will be okay to junk this project. This field is
> optional. Currently it defaults to a couple weeks. Maybe we should make
> that one week or one month. We'll see how this works out.
> Q: We've run out of tags! Where can we get more?
> A: There's a PDF with ten tags per page on the wiki page:
> https://noisebridge.net/wiki/No_Disassemble_Protocol
> Q: What keeps people from ignoring the tags?
> A: Be Excellent to Each Other.
> Q: This tagged project is in the way! What can I do?
> A: You can move it if the owner isn't there, but try to move it very far.
> Again, full details on the wiki page:
> https://noisebridge.net/wiki/No_Disassemble_Protocol
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