[Noisebridge-discuss] Buying lockers for Noisebridge.

Frantisek Apfelbeck algoldor at yahoo.com
Sun Jul 10 12:21:28 UTC 2011

Hi there,
I've a similar worry about how it is going to impact the atmosphere of the 

However if the thefts are starting to be a serious problem, it has to be faced 
as such. However again I just wonder if this would not create more negative 
energy than occasional theft. 



From: Rameen <emprameen at gmail.com>
To: Al Sweigart <asweigart at gmail.com>
Cc: noisebridge-discuss <noisebridge-discuss at lists.noisebridge.net>
Sent: Sun, July 10, 2011 8:17:07 AM
Subject: Re: [Noisebridge-discuss] Buying lockers for Noisebridge.

It sounds like a good idea, but I have a feeling being able to store locked away 
stuff in a public place can lead to some serious problems.
Also, there are hackers who seem to unlock anything locked just because it's 

On Sat, Jul 9, 2011 at 11:48 PM, Al Sweigart <asweigart at gmail.com> wrote:

This is something that we've floated around before, but I wanted to
>bring it up again in light of the thefts around Noisebridge. I'd like
>to buy some metal lockers for Noisebridge so that people can lock up
>their things (like the member shelves, but more secure). The cost is
>significant (a bay of metal lockers costs at least $500 and more), but
>I'll front the money for this. I'll recoup the cost by charging
>something small like $5 a month to members, and after I get the cost
>of the lockers back we could start putting this money to Noisebridge
>for revenue. The number of lockers would probably be lower than
>demand, so preference would have to go to members over nonmembers (or
>charging nonmembers a higher rate).
>It would also need somewhat regular enforcement to make sure people
>aren't using the lockers without paying their fair share, but that can
>be handled by just posting notices and eventually cutting off the
>locks. The lockers could go near the member shelves, we have plenty of
>space for them.
>What do people think? Are people up for lending money for buying lockers?
>Noisebridge-discuss mailing list
>Noisebridge-discuss at lists.noisebridge.net
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