[Noisebridge-discuss] Buying lockers for Noisebridge.

Gian Pablo Villamil gian.pablo at gmail.com
Sun Jul 10 15:34:09 UTC 2011

I think occasional (and increasingly more frequent) theft causes more
negative energy than lockers FWIW.

On Sun, Jul 10, 2011 at 5:21 AM, Frantisek Apfelbeck <algoldor at yahoo.com>wrote:

> Hi there,
> I've a similar worry about how it is going to impact the atmosphere of the
> place.
> 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.
> Sincerely,
> Frantisek
> ------------------------------
> *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 locked..
> 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?
>> -Al
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