[hackerspaces] Member penalties

bownes bownes at gmail.com
Mon Feb 23 14:51:22 CET 2015

Thanks for your comment. We do not penalize anyone for reporting a broken tool, and make sure that everyone understands there is no penalty for reporting something.

Aside from the messiness, the problem really seems to be that people are using tools inappropriately. For example using precision tooling as an anvil. 

> On Feb 23, 2015, at 07:50, Jamalaka <jamalaka at gsgd.net> wrote:
> Moin,
> Quoting Joshua Pritt (2015-02-23 13:23:34)
>> We've joked about a "you break it you buy 2" policy. But if someone
>> breaks a tool or equipment they should be a nice person and pay or
>> help pay top fix it.
> If you punish people for reporting broken equipment, they won't and
> you will have broken tools if you want to work on something.
> In a free world you don't punish people, you warn them and if they
> repeat you make them leave.
> Best regards from Hamburg, Germany
> Jamalaka
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