[EMS Discuss] That was fun. Let's NOT do it again!

Mon Jul 29 12:31:25 PDT 2013

Please put your name on your box.

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On Mon, Jul 29, 2013 at 11:02 AM, James Hukill <EMAIL HIDDEN> wrote:

> Third this..
> On Mon, Jul 29, 2013 at 10:39 AM, Rick Osgood <EMAIL HIDDEN>wrote:
>> I like this uniform storage space idea.  We can get uniformly sized
>> bankers boxes from Staples right down the street for cheep.  They are
>> inexpensive, sturdy, and easy to get a hold of when needed.  They also come
>> flat-packed so we can potentially store some unused boxes next to the shelf
>> or upstairs so we will have some on hand when needed.  I think it makes
>> perfect sense that every member get an equal amount of storage space at the
>> shop, especially since it's obvious that space at EMS is at a premium right
>> now.
>> On Sat, Jul 27, 2013 at 1:12 PM, Bob Miller <EMAIL HIDDEN> wrote:
>>> Now that we have some breathing room in our maker space, it's time to
>>> talk about how we can keep it that way.
>>> I'd like to suggest a policy that each member restrict himself/herself
>>> to a single 12x12x18 box of personal storage, clearly labeled with the
>>> owner's name.  If you have more than that, you know what to do.
>>> We will have to make some kind of exceptions for projects that don't fit
>>> in a box.  In the last hour, I've heard it suggested that we rent storage
>>> space to members, that we put storage space requests up for a member vote,
>>> or that we make them subject to board approval.
>>> This is the "discuss" email list.  What kind of storage policies do you
>>> think would work?
>>> Also, please, PLEASE put your name on anything you leave at our shop.
>>>  Whether you are donating it, lending it, or storing it for your personal
>>> use, label it so everyone knows who left it here.  We have lots of sticky
>>> labels on the shelves next to the bathroom.
>>> Over the next few weeks, I will be doing two things.  (You can do these
>>> things too, BTW.  You don't have to wait for me.)
>>> 1. I will be sending out pictures of things whose owner is unknown.
>>>  Look at the pictures.  Speak up for your stuff.  I want to move us toward
>>> a state where every object has a person responsible for it, and everyone
>>> knows (or can easily find out) who it is.
>>> 2. I will be watching the clutter level.  If it starts rising again,
>>> I'll start working on some actual rules about who can store what here, then
>>> on actually enforcing those rules.
>>> --
>>> Bob Miller                              K<bob>
>>>                                         EMAIL HIDDEN
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Bob Miller                              K<bob>
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