ZinesFromOuterSpace [Noisebridge-discuss] [zine][printer][mice][cat] The purrrr-fect solution! or: Fight fur with fur

Will Sargent will.sargent at gmail.com
Mon Apr 23 23:35:13 UTC 2012

I'm totally for this -- we can always take out the cat later if there's a


On Sat, Apr 21, 2012 at 11:26 PM, Tony Longshanks LeTigre <
anthonyletigre at gmail.com> wrote:

> Dear Noisebridge Discuss (asterisk * indicates a note following the main
> body of the message),
> I was just talking with several of the Noiseoisie about getting a cat for
> Noisebridge. As far as I can see, there's no downside. The cat would get a
> great home with 5,200 square feet & all the mice it can eat, the mouse
> would all be killed & eaten*, & we would have a lovable, furry feline
> friend (& possible mascot?) Best of all, I would get to have a cat again,
> which my violently unstable life as a squatter has ruled out. *I would go
> so far as to pledge to clean the litterbox once a week - that's how serious
> I am.*** And no one who's allergic to cats will read this message. *Pure
> win!*
> I was just talking it over with [name deleted by request], who said [quote
> censored for decency]: "This is a do-ocracy, you've just gotta do it, it's
> like a__l s_x, if you try to talk it over w/ people first, it'll never
> happen." (I think that's horrible!) All the same, I thought I'd send this
> message out first just as a formality. I don't expect any objection,
> though, & have already begun the lengthy process of selecting the perfect
> cat (choice breed (Russian blue? Lilac-point Siamese?), excellent pedigree,
> proper fur color,
> Speaking of completely random segues, I have the second issue of *ZiP* -
> a *megazine*, not merely a zine, as a zine purist whose name I didn't
> catch emphatically argued with me in the space last night - ready to print,
> & someone who happens to own a publishing company has offered to loan us a
> printer for the job, & a couple colleagues w/ cars have offered to help me
> pick it up & return it, & Noisebridge seems like a great space to do the
> printing, so that's probably going to happen early next week - Monday
> night, perhaps, later at night after the space clears out. *If anyone can
> offer any resources to help w/ the printing - money, a printer, ink
> cartridges for a Laserjet 4300, money, paper or other printing supplies,
> help with folding collating & stapling, or money - let your voice be heard!
> *
> It's a really nice publication, I promise. Covers you could eat off of,
> and the articles are damn near good enough to read.
> Most likely no one will read this message, which is actually fine, since
> that way no one can complain about the cat, and I don't expect any help
> with the zine printing anyway.
> Ciaoloha!
> "Longshanks"
> *We might need to get 2 or 3 cats
> **I'm sure there would be much debate over where the keep the litterbox.
> Someone suggested the dark room ("nobody uses it") - we might install a
> small cat door, too small for people (or light). But it seems better to
> keep it somewhere in the kitchen area.
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