Microsoft Ice House in Downtown Toronto

Darren Zawislak hi.darren at
Wed Jan 31 04:55:31 UTC 2007

Borden Rhodes wrote:
> I like the idea of a CD drop the most.  I only have about 10 6.06 CDs 
> and another 10 5.10 CDs.  If we were able to pool all of our discs 
> together we may be able to feed a crowd of 100... for a couple of 
> minutes.  That's where my idea of having a burning machine set up came 
> from and get people to bring their own media since I'm not prepared to 
> shell out $70 on a spindle (besides, these sheep are getting ready to 
> unload $400+ on their OSes).  David Patrick's right, though, it 
> doesn't make great PR to say 'free as in get your own CD!'
> It seems that super rubber Tux is our best option at rescue and, if 
> so, we should have him ready for the evening rush hour. The thing 
> about media in Toronto is that they always find you... especially 
> downtown with police on duty just in time for the 6:00 news.
> Microsoft, surprise, surprise, is keeping their house air conditioned 
> with a pair of massive generators connected to who knows what 
> outside.  I think asking to borrow power off them is out of the question.
> A final option is to have some live entertainment for all the people 
> waiting.  Lots of ideas come to mind on that one, but no good ones.
> If anyone's worried about legalities of 'peaceful assembly' my 
> sister's a criminal defense lawyer who has a rottweiller and shops 
> regularly at the Caffe.  She'll help us out :P
> Borden Rhodes
The rottie works for me :)

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