[Noisebridge-discuss] leave (and associated belligerence)

Mitchel McAllister xonimmortal at yahoo.com
Thu Apr 18 06:35:36 UTC 2013

I really wish you people would learn what "mediate" means.  mediation implies a middle ground.  Exactly what middle ground exists between a false accusation and anassertion that the accusation is false?
-----Original Message-----
Date: Wednesday, April 17, 2013 11:14:46 pm
To: "Mitchel McAllister" <xonimmortal at yahoo.com>
Cc: Tony Longshanks LeTigre <anthonyletigre at gmail.com>, NoiseBridge Discuss <noisebridge-discuss at lists.noisebridge.net>
From: "Praveen Sinha" <dmhomee at gmail.com>
Subject: Re: [Noisebridge-discuss] leave (and associated belligerence)


Please keep this off the list.   I am happy to mediate between the two of
you to amicably resolve differences.

On Wed, Apr 17, 2013 at 11:09 PM, Mitchel McAllister
<xonimmortal at yahoo.com>wrote:

> I am finding this all rather ludicrous.
>  I asked  Dan one question: in what way was his yelling all overthe space
> and deliberately slamming things around being excellent.  Dan then got
> belligerent to me, while Tony sat there smirking at me. Dan was the one who
> escalated it. tried to make it a joke at my expense, and then demanded we
> "take it outside".
> He seemed to think that the threat of physical violence would make me back
> down. After we were both in the stairway, he quieted down,and once agian
> tried to make it all a joke. I told him that the time to admit he was wrong
> was not after blaming me for his actions or making me the butt of his
> so-called joke, and I was not happy with the factthat he thought he could
> make me back down with his belligerence.
> Dan made a big deal out of leaving at that point,saying he would come back
> to the meeting on Tuesday - which I had not even mentioned.  Then he went
> around the corner, got stoned, and came back.
> Obviously, my "threats" according to Tony were truly hoorifying to Dan.
> I am not surprised at all that Tony is jumping in with a bunch of false
> accusations.  I did not have a knife at any time last night. Tony knows
> this, as do the other people in the space. This is another pathetic attempt
> by Tony to make himself the center of attention, at the expense of anyone
> else.
> Frankly, neither Tony nor Dan can keep me out of the space. I do a lot
> more than either one of them does; for one thing I don't intentionally
> disrupt the space. I let other people work on their stuff. And I don't have
> to put others down to justify my existence.
> I hear about how Dan does so much - when all he's done is move an
> increasingly-larger pile of junk for spot to spot.
> I suppose we are al

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