[Noisebridge-discuss] new dictatorship powers

Rachel McConnell rachel at xtreme.com
Fri Jun 21 16:38:40 UTC 2013


All hail Danny our benevolent dictator-for-life!

On 6/21/13 2:09 AM, Danny O'Brien wrote:
> My grip on total mailing list power is not quite complete, but I should
> say that while Ever Falling has conceded that they "like Noisebridge to
> an extent", they have refused to make a kissy noise in ascii or unicode,
> although they did state "ಠ_ಠ" in a private communication.
>
> Sadly, until I have received a kissy noise by email, Ever Falling will
> remain auto-moderated. Other moderators may permit his communications to
> breach my barricades. As I say, I still need to secure my power base.
>
> And now a note to the wider membership and public:
> I realise that the rise of the firm smack of moderation on this list may
> shock and upset some Noisebridge traditionalists, but as my iron grip
> intensifies, all I can say is the planned firm autocratic and
> self-guided government will lead to more security and prosperity for
> all. To escape the minor restrictions on free speech I have reluctantly
> put in place, all the docile and loyal citizens of Noisebridge-discuss
> must do is in future be kind of polite, talk about hackery things
> sometimes, and not be complete WTF crazy
> scare-away-anyone-within-six-kilometers-of-noisebridge.
>
> You may see other changes in Noisebridge as I and a Sinister Cabal of
> Self-Selected Authoritarians take sudden yet appropriate action. Such
> action will be gentle, forthright, not actually scary, but may prompt
> 'you know, man, I thought this was like an "anything goes kind of place"
> and now I don't even get to talk shit about the awesome bong I was going
> to make in the lasercutter? WTF? IS THIS EVEN AMERICA ANY MORE'
> reactions. This is to be expected. Stay in your cubicles and keep calm.
>
> Yours, temporarily-for-the-duration-of-the-emergency
> will-use-his-ultimate-power-only-for-the-betterment-of-all-noisebridge,
>
> Vice-Admiral Malaclyps the First, Tyrant of Noisebridge, M.A. (Hons).
>
> REMEMBER AT ALL TIMES:
> BE EXCELLENT TO EACH OTHER, OR ELSE
> SPEAK HASKELL WHEN QUESTIONED
> IF YOUR NAME IS NOT IN THE SUDOERS LIST, YOU WILL BE REPORTED
>
>
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