[Noisebridge-discuss] Squatters; kitchen

Jeffrey Carl Faden jeffreyatw at gmail.com
Sun Jul 27 02:00:35 UTC 2014


Dang, I messed up the "doing things wrong to NB/doing good things FOR NB"
line. And it was such a good one, too.

Thanks Mitch, I'll be sure and talk to them if I see them outside again.

Jeffrey


On Sat, Jul 26, 2014 at 6:48 PM, Mitch Altman <maltman23 at hotmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Jeff,
>
>
> If you see them again, please feel free to let them know your feelings
> about this.  If individuals do not speak up about this, we will have a
> repeat of people hanging out at Noisebridge who don't belong.
>
>
> It is the case that: not all people belong at Noisebridge.  Everyone is
> welcome to come and contribute to Noisebridge.  But no one is welcome to
> come and merely use Noisebridge.  There are many ways to come and
> contribute to Noisebridge.  Merely cooking and eating is not one of them.
>
>
> Best,
>
> Mitch.
>
>
>
> ________________________________
> > From: jeffreyatw at gmail.com
> > Date: Sat, 26 Jul 2014 18:28:12 -0700
> > To: noisebridge-discuss at lists.noisebridge.net;
> build at lists.noisebridge.net
> > Subject: [Noisebridge-discuss] Squatters; kitchen
> >
> > When I was at Noisebridge from 11 to 5 today, there was a van that was
> > parked in a metered space out front the whole day. It was inhabited by
> > a few people who were known to use the kitchen pretty regularly before
> > the space shut down.
> >
> > Aside from taking up a metered spot (today), these people haven't done
> > anything wrong to Noisebridge when it was open, but - correct me if I'm
> > wrong - it doesn't seem like they have done anything good TO
> > Noisebridge. I feel like they're literally waiting outside to be let
> > back in so they can use the kitchen again.
> >
> > I don't think these people should be banned, but they should be
> > discouraged from using the space if they're just looking to prepare and
> > eat food.
> >
> > Of course, as Tim from Electric City said, we cannot have a full
> > kitchen. We cannot have an oven. We cannot have a cooktop.
> > https://www.noisebridge.net/pipermail/build/2014-June/000894.html
> >
> > I guess this is a question for Jean-Jacques, since he's taken charge of
> > the kitchen changes: I'd like to know what the plan is for furniture in
> > the kitchen area. I know that the circuit panel near the sink either
> > has been or should be removed, and that makes it less reasonable for a
> > prep table or food shelving to be sitting across from the sinks. I
> > think the area should be filled with more tables for people to place
> > their computers and work, or use devices, or play games, or whatever
> > non-food things people do with tables. If we do want a coffee station,
> > maybe it can go where the oven once was (once it's removed).
> >
> > Sorry if this is detailed in the wiki somewhere; I haven't been able to
> > find any concrete plans.
> >
> > P.S. thanks to everyone who lacquered "Zone A" today! It's looking GREAT!
> >
> > Jeffrey
> >
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