[Noisebridge-discuss] New Multimeter needed....

Jonathan Foote jtfoote at ieee.org
Mon Jan 24 19:54:45 UTC 2011

As far as Nice Things, you can rationalize unexcellence as much as you
want (see, e.g.
but it's going to happen anyway. I've more or less accepted it as a
cost of some of the features we enjoy.

On Mon, Jan 24, 2011 at 11:06 AM, jim <jim at well.com> wrote:
>    As to "Why We Can't Have Nice Things at Noisebridge",
> that issue makes me furious!
>    It's horribly inconsiderate to take things away: I'm
> guessing mainly it's a sloppy, selfish mentality to the
> effect that "I'll just use it and bring it back after
> I'm done", which very often fails to "I'll just use it
> and let it sit around unused and forgotten somewhere at
> my house forever more after I'm done."
>    Possible approaches include
> * We Can't Have Anything Nice at Noisebridge
> * People can bring in their personal nice things and
>  label them and put them in their member shelves and
>  loan them out when/if they see fit.
> * Have a checkout system for some things--probably a
>  signout sheet: probably a fair number of people will
>  sign stuff out before they take things home and leave
>  them there, and when asked, they'll probably be able
>  to find the things and bring them back.

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