[Noisebridge-discuss] asked Matthew P. to leave

Adrian Chadd adrian.chadd at gmail.com
Sun Apr 13 07:49:23 UTC 2014


He was being civil during whatever meetup was going on today
(consciousness hacking?) so I didn't bring it up.

I'm glad to see it looks like he got more sleep.


-a


On 12 April 2014 21:09, Mitch Altman <maltman23 at hotmail.com> wrote:
> Feel free to ask him to leave.
>
> Best,
> Mitch.
>
>> Date: Sat, 12 Apr 2014 18:25:33 -0700
>> From: adrian.chadd at gmail.com
>> To: pnaomi at gmail.com
>> CC: noisebridge-discuss at lists.noisebridge.net
>> Subject: Re: [Noisebridge-discuss] asked Matthew P. to leave
>
>>
>> Hi,
>>
>> Matthew is back today at Noisebridge. He seems to have had some more
>> sleep.
>>
>>
>> -a
>>
>>
>> On 9 April 2014 00:32, Naomi Most <pnaomi at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > Hi all,
>> >
>> > I had to ask a young Russian fellow to leave this evening at roughly
>> > 11:15pm. He left without complaint. The full story follows:
>> >
>> > In a random conversation after the meeting, at which this guy had been
>> > obviously distracted and seemingly drunk, he professed to have been at
>> > Noisebridge for 5 or 6 days straight, 24 hours a day.
>> >
>> > I said "that's not cool". He replied, "it IS cool." A lot more of
>> > that kind of dialog took place, and Josh (the tall Josh with the
>> > guitar) came into the conversation.
>> >
>> > It turned out this was also his first time at Noisebridge. We gave
>> > him the benefit of the doubt, that no one had yet schooled him on what
>> > we consider Excellent behavior.
>> >
>> > However, his behavior was, as several put it, "creepy" and "erratic".
>> > His eyes were bugged out and he couldn't seem to control his facial
>> > expressions. He repeatedly told Josh, "I'm not even listening to what
>> > you're saying", as if that was an acceptable conversational tool.
>> >
>> > The breaking point for me was when, in the middle of my offering him a
>> > "deal", he looked up my skirt and stuck out his tongue and giggled.
>> >
>> > I felt like slapping him, but instead I asked Josh, JC, and [helpful
>> > fellow who does Burning Man related stuff] to back me up in asking him
>> > to leave.
>> >
>> > I asked this guy to leave, and he did so quietly, without complaint.
>> > I did not tell him to come back to a Tuesday meeting; we just
>> > entreated him to get some sleep.
>> >
>> > Duly reported to the community,
>> > Naomi
>> >
>> >
>> > --
>> > Naomi Theora Most
>> > naomi at nthmost.com
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>> >
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>> >
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