[Noisebridge-discuss] asked Matthew P. to leave
setient at gmail.com
Wed Apr 9 16:06:10 UTC 2014
Ditto. That is not right.
On Apr 9, 2014 8:40 AM, "Hannah Grimm" <dharlette at gmail.com> wrote:
> That sounds awful; it doesn't matter whether we've explained to him our
> community standards, looking up women's skirts without their permission is
> not acceptable behavior *anywhere*, and someone who would treat you with
> that amount of disrespect does not deserve to be a part of this community.
> If you choose to ask for a permanent ban, I'm behind you 100%.
> On Wed, Apr 9, 2014 at 12:32 AM, Naomi Most <pnaomi at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I had to ask a young Russian fellow to leave this evening at roughly
>> 11:15pm. He left without complaint. The full story follows:
>> In a random conversation after the meeting, at which this guy had been
>> obviously distracted and seemingly drunk, he professed to have been at
>> Noisebridge for 5 or 6 days straight, 24 hours a day.
>> I said "that's not cool". He replied, "it IS cool." A lot more of
>> that kind of dialog took place, and Josh (the tall Josh with the
>> guitar) came into the conversation.
>> It turned out this was also his first time at Noisebridge. We gave
>> him the benefit of the doubt, that no one had yet schooled him on what
>> we consider Excellent behavior.
>> However, his behavior was, as several put it, "creepy" and "erratic".
>> His eyes were bugged out and he couldn't seem to control his facial
>> expressions. He repeatedly told Josh, "I'm not even listening to what
>> you're saying", as if that was an acceptable conversational tool.
>> The breaking point for me was when, in the middle of my offering him a
>> "deal", he looked up my skirt and stuck out his tongue and giggled.
>> I felt like slapping him, but instead I asked Josh, JC, and [helpful
>> fellow who does Burning Man related stuff] to back me up in asking him
>> to leave.
>> I asked this guy to leave, and he did so quietly, without complaint.
>> I did not tell him to come back to a Tuesday meeting; we just
>> entreated him to get some sleep.
>> Duly reported to the community,
>> Naomi Theora Most
>> naomi at nthmost.com
>> skype: nthmost
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