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

Matt Joyce matt at nycresistor.com
Mon Apr 23 23:41:56 UTC 2012

Can we cook the cat?
On Apr 23, 2012 4:36 PM, "Will Sargent" <will.sargent at gmail.com> wrote:

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