[Noisebridge-discuss] leave (and associated belligerence)

Andrew Byrne andrew at pachakutech.com
Thu Apr 18 20:15:15 UTC 2013

A third party asking witnesses other than our friend Tony if they saw
anything, maybe. An impasse would be unpleasant.
On Apr 17, 2013 11:35 PM, "Mitchel McAllister" <xonimmortal at yahoo.com>

> 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)
> Guys,
> 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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