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(And since "late" is a relative term,&nbsp;feel free to define it for yourself, and come before then.)<BR>&nbsp;<BR>Seriously, you can come whenever you like.<BR>&nbsp;<BR>Best,<BR>Mitch.<BR>&nbsp;<BR>&nbsp;<BR><div><hr id="stopSpelling">Date: Sun, 6 Nov 2011 15:17:03 -0800<br>From: girlgeek@wt.net<br>To: noisebridge-discuss@lists.noisebridge.net<br>Subject: Re: [Noisebridge-discuss] New in town<br><br>
  

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    Correction " So, come by any time, day or night, any day."&nbsp;<i> But
      not too late at night </i><br>
    <br>
    -Claudia<br>
    <br>
    On 11/6/2011 3:10 PM, Mitch Altman wrote:
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        99.9999% of founders of&nbsp;startups also do not get rich (just
        stressed out).<br>
        &nbsp;<br>
        If you're looking to get rich as a primary goal, then&nbsp;this email
        list is probably not the best suited&nbsp;for&nbsp;your goals.&nbsp; On the
        other hand, if you're interested in exploring and (ultimately)
        doing what you&nbsp;love, whether or not it makes you money (and with
        a decent possibility that it may), then you've found the right
        place!<br>
        <br>
        In any case, welcome to San Francisco.&nbsp;&nbsp;Since, from your short
        description, it sounds like it is home for awhile, I hope you
        will love it here.&nbsp; You are always welcome at Noisebridge, as
        long as you follow our one rule:&nbsp; Be excellent to each other.&nbsp;
        So, come by any time, day or night, any day.<br>
        &nbsp;<br>
        Not just programming, but also cooking, sewing, craft, art,
        photography,&nbsp;machine shop, electronics, lock picking,&nbsp;biology,
        space exploration,&nbsp;science, German language, and many other
        areas of interest are explored and supported at Noisebridge.<br>
        &nbsp;<br>
        Best,<br>
        Mitch.<br>
        &nbsp;<br>
        &nbsp;<br>
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        <div>&gt; From: <a class="ecxmoz-txt-link-abbreviated" href="mailto:will.sargent@gmail.com">will.sargent@gmail.com</a><br>
          &gt; Date: Sun, 6 Nov 2011 11:53:10 -0800<br>
          &gt; To: <a class="ecxmoz-txt-link-abbreviated" href="mailto:advocate@gmail.com">advocate@gmail.com</a><br>
          &gt; CC: <a class="ecxmoz-txt-link-abbreviated" href="mailto:noisebridge-discuss@lists.noisebridge.net">noisebridge-discuss@lists.noisebridge.net</a><br>
          &gt; Subject: Re: [Noisebridge-discuss] New in town<br>
          &gt; <br>
          &gt; Ultimately, what defines you as a geek is your
          involvement in geeky things.<br>
          &gt; <br>
          &gt; A good start is learning a programming language.
          Noisebridge has<br>
          &gt; classes you can attend and a library. There are also
          various meetup<br>
          &gt; groups that hold "introduction to programming" classes.<br>
          &gt; <br>
          &gt; Startups do not (always) mean having fun and getting rich
          (unless<br>
          &gt; you're the founder), and Noisebridge is not really the
          place to look<br>
          &gt; for it. If you talk to YCombinator, they should be able
          to point you<br>
          &gt; to the right place.<br>
          &gt; <br>
          &gt; Will.<br>
          &gt; <br>
          &gt; On Sun, Nov 6, 2011 at 11:33 AM, Advocate
          <a class="ecxmoz-txt-link-rfc2396E" href="mailto:advocate@gmail.com">&lt;advocate@gmail.com&gt;</a> wrote:<br>
          &gt; &gt; I'm not a maker, I'm not an IT guru, I'm not
          particularly geeky or nerdy or<br>
          &gt; &gt; dweeby. I was set off-track for all those things
          when I was a kid but now...<br>
          &gt; &gt; Now I'm in the Bay Area and I'm ready to catch up.<br>
          &gt; &gt;<br>
          &gt; &gt; I moved here with no plan and no backup. Things are
          going relatively well<br>
          &gt; &gt; but I need help finding work which can accommodate
          someone who is only a<br>
          &gt; &gt; little geeky, a little maker/burnerish, pretty
          intelligent and well-read but<br>
          &gt; &gt; has lead a stupid mundane life for quite awhile.<br>
          &gt; &gt;<br>
          &gt; &gt; Anyone have a startup I can get in on, do random
          general<br>
          &gt; &gt; creative/intellectual work, have a great deal of fun
          and get rich?<br>
          &gt; &gt;<br>
          &gt; &gt; _______________________________________________<br>
          &gt; &gt; Noisebridge-discuss mailing list<br>
          &gt; &gt; <a class="ecxmoz-txt-link-abbreviated" href="mailto:Noisebridge-discuss@lists.noisebridge.net">Noisebridge-discuss@lists.noisebridge.net</a><br>
          &gt; &gt;
          <a class="ecxmoz-txt-link-freetext" href="https://www.noisebridge.net/mailman/listinfo/noisebridge-discuss" target="_blank">https://www.noisebridge.net/mailman/listinfo/noisebridge-discuss</a><br>
          &gt; &gt;<br>
          &gt; &gt;<br>
          &gt; _______________________________________________<br>
          &gt; Noisebridge-discuss mailing list<br>
          &gt; <a class="ecxmoz-txt-link-abbreviated" href="mailto:Noisebridge-discuss@lists.noisebridge.net">Noisebridge-discuss@lists.noisebridge.net</a><br>
          &gt;
          <a class="ecxmoz-txt-link-freetext" href="https://www.noisebridge.net/mailman/listinfo/noisebridge-discuss" target="_blank">https://www.noisebridge.net/mailman/listinfo/noisebridge-discuss</a><br>
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