[clug] Computer buildfest idea

David Gibson david at gibson.dropbear.id.au
Thu Oct 27 05:22:19 GMT 2005

On Thu, Oct 27, 2005 at 03:05:29PM +1000, Robert Edwards wrote:
> I support this idea - HOWEVER - there has been a tendency, over the
> years, for good-intentioned people (is that a legal English phrase?)
> to bring along all sorts of miscellaneous pre-loved equipment, disks,
> magazines etc. to CLUG and then leave them there at the end of the
> night. Some of this stuff persists in N101 for months or years at a
> time. Alas, the Dept. does not really appreciate it.
> So, we need a clear delegation as to who is going to be responsible
> for removing the left-overs to the appropriate charity (how charitable
> is it, really, to off-load stuff that no one at CLUG is willing to
> take home? - it must be pretty bad if no CLUG geeks are interested -
> maybe we should pick the good machines and give them to charity and
> then take the left-overs home for next time? or maybe buy a brand-new
> machine, give it to charity and then keep using the 3 year old machine
> that has faithfully served you all that time - or maybe just give the
> money for the brand new machine to charity and keep using the old
> machine - but I digress...).

Use leftover pizza money to pay for its recycling.. ;-)

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