[Noisebridge-discuss] Fwd: Tearing down of lost pet flyers

John Adams jna at retina.net
Sat Feb 28 23:52:35 UTC 2015

Oh, and he also works the Haight, and the Castro. Anywhere there is major
foot traffic.  That guy "angrily tearing down flyers" - probably the flyer


On Sat, Feb 28, 2015 at 3:51 PM, John Adams <jna at retina.net> wrote:

> Let me tell you the story about the SoMa flyer Nazi.
> There is a large set of people that work together to tear down nightclub
> posters, lost pet flyers, any anything that can be placed on a pole
> anywhere in the SoMa area.
> It's not that the area is 'devoid of culture' but it is direct and proper
> greed and shakedowns. The flyer nazi and his friends will show up at your
> venue, demanding that they be the only ones that distribute your flyers. If
> you say no, they will tear down all of your flyers the moment you put them
> up, until you pay them.
> This has been going on in south of market for at least ten years. Most
> venues give in and pay the guy.
> -john
> On Fri, Feb 27, 2015 at 11:23 PM, Naomi Most <pnaomi at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Just wanted to forward this fascinating bit of San Francisco
>> not-so-minutia to the list --
>> I have long lamented the lack of posters and flyers on poles in the Bay
>> Area, particularly in Oakland w with its city motto of "keep Oakland
>> boring".
>> In Toronto, flyers were how I figured out what was going on and what
>> looked like fun to explore in a neighborhood.  It was a good way to get a
>> sense of the local culture.
>> Around SF, the lack of posting in many areas makes a lot of neighborhoods
>> seem devoid of culture.  I wonder if this "Neighbors for Clean
>> Neighborhoods" thing is to blame?
>> --Naomi
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>> Date: Thu, Feb 26, 2015 at 8:41 PM
>> Subject: Tearing down of lost pet flyers
>> To: pnaomi at gmail.com
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>> Just want to put everyone on high alert for a group called "Neighbors for
>> Clean Neighborhoods" (or variations thereof) that have, for years, been
>> responsible for tearing down lost pet flyers-supposedly, the Inner Richmond
>> is a hot spot for them, altho they have worked in other areas. Arguably
>> flyers on street poles are the most effective way to get an animal back
>> home, and these people are indeed jeopardizing not only the welfare, but
>> the very lives of our pets. The group is fictitious and sends a
>> professionally written letter listing codes and threatens litigation-please
>> contact the City Attorney's office if you receive such a letter. It is NOT
>> illegal to post as long as done properly-these obsessed people don't care
>> about how you post; they don't want any postings, period. DPW has not the
>> time, money, or inclination to remove postings. Unless you should see a
>> white city truck, with the gold, round city emblem, it is not DPW. There
>> was a Caucasian man, about 5'8", salt and pepper hair, late '30's, with a
>> safety vest (to appear as a utility worker) who was seen tearing them down
>> in past. Please call non-emergency police (553-0123) if you see him-he is
>> mis-representing himself. I would be very interested if anyone has had any
>> experiences with this group. Also would greatly appreciate if all could
>> please be on lookout for black and white, feral cats. Also, some notices
>> about other missing cats posted recently.
>> Many thanks.
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