[Noisebridge-discuss] Concern with the "greeting" procedure.
everfalling at gmail.com
Fri Mar 22 09:02:45 UTC 2013
you don't have to talk to anyone but give them the benefit of the doubt
when they try to greet you as they're only trying to foster a welcoming
just say something like "hey! I'd love to talk but I gotta do what i came
here for or I'll lose focus. We'll catch up in a bit ok?"
On Fri, Mar 22, 2013 at 1:54 AM, Naomi Most <pnaomi at gmail.com> wrote:
> Very interesting and salient point.
> On Thursday, March 21, 2013, Robert "Finny" Merrill wrote:
>> So I don't expect nb to adjust its culture based on my personal
>> idiosyncrasies but...
>> Generally when I come into nb, I have something immediate on my
>> mind--I need to solder or desolder something, or measure something on
>> a scope, or check my email, or use the bathroom etc.
>> I have nontrivial ADHD. When I have a task in mind it is VERY
>> disruptive for me to be engaged in conversation that I have to put
>> thought into. It's as if I am mentally carrying a stack of dishes and
>> someone coming up to me and talking to me is like being physically
>> bumped into.
>> So if every time I walk into the space, I have to engage in a
>> conversation with someone before I am allowed to do what I have on my
>> mind, this makes NB a much less useful place to get work done.
>> Maybe other people share this trait, maybe not. Just giving my
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