[hackerspaces] How to deal with this kinds of arrasemenr

Joshua Pritt ramgarden at gmail.com
Mon Jan 27 17:06:04 CET 2014

That's a terrible catch22 type situation.  He's got skills and knowledge to
share with the other members but he doesn't know how to control his libido?
(Is it even the libido that's causing this?)
Time for an intervention?  The whole group should say something like we
like learning from you but you gotta stop leaning on this staff member so

I have no idea!

On Mon, Jan 27, 2014 at 10:59 AM, Florencia Edwards <floev22 at gmail.com>wrote:

> Hi all. On our hackerspaces there is this person very active in the
> community of older age (60ish), who started giving presents to a 26 year
> old staff member and asking her to report when she got home because he
> worried somehing would happen to her. Than he sent an email saying he was
> in love with this member and that he had expectations ,but all was lost
> when he found out she had a boyfriend. The staff member told him she wasnt
> intrested and to please keep distance, respectfuly. After that he kept
> sending emails saying that he needed this staff memers attention to keep
> proactive in the maker community. He sent another present
> This staff memer is tired of this, is doing an ignore strategy but this
> person insists a lot. Also the conmunity at the hackersoace love him and
> learn a lot from him so its difficult to just ban.
> What do you recomend for this? How can communicate with ths person so he
> stops bothering the staff? Do you consider his behavior arrasement?
> Ill really appreceate answers
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