[Noisebridge-discuss] new dictatorship powers
shannon at scatter.com
Fri Jun 21 17:30:22 UTC 2013
On Jun 21, 2013 9:38 AM, "Rachel McConnell" <rachel at xtreme.com> wrote:
> All hail Danny our benevolent dictator-for-life!
> On 6/21/13 2:09 AM, Danny O'Brien wrote:
>> My grip on total mailing list power is not quite complete, but I should
>> say that while Ever Falling has conceded that they "like Noisebridge to
>> an extent", they have refused to make a kissy noise in ascii or unicode,
>> although they did state "ಠ_ಠ" in a private communication.
>> Sadly, until I have received a kissy noise by email, Ever Falling will
>> remain auto-moderated. Other moderators may permit his communications to
>> breach my barricades. As I say, I still need to secure my power base.
>> And now a note to the wider membership and public:
>> I realise that the rise of the firm smack of moderation on this list may
>> shock and upset some Noisebridge traditionalists, but as my iron grip
>> intensifies, all I can say is the planned firm autocratic and
>> self-guided government will lead to more security and prosperity for
>> all. To escape the minor restrictions on free speech I have reluctantly
>> put in place, all the docile and loyal citizens of Noisebridge-discuss
>> must do is in future be kind of polite, talk about hackery things
>> sometimes, and not be complete WTF crazy
>> You may see other changes in Noisebridge as I and a Sinister Cabal of
>> Self-Selected Authoritarians take sudden yet appropriate action. Such
>> action will be gentle, forthright, not actually scary, but may prompt
>> 'you know, man, I thought this was like an "anything goes kind of place"
>> and now I don't even get to talk shit about the awesome bong I was going
>> to make in the lasercutter? WTF? IS THIS EVEN AMERICA ANY MORE'
>> reactions. This is to be expected. Stay in your cubicles and keep calm.
>> Yours, temporarily-for-the-duration-**of-the-emergency
>> Vice-Admiral Malaclyps the First, Tyrant of Noisebridge, M.A. (Hons).
>> REMEMBER AT ALL TIMES:
>> BE EXCELLENT TO EACH OTHER, OR ELSE
>> SPEAK HASKELL WHEN QUESTIONED
>> IF YOUR NAME IS NOT IN THE SUDOERS LIST, YOU WILL BE REPORTED
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