dnalounge update

DNA Lounge update, wherein the sanding will continue until morale improves.

24 Responses:

  1. lnghnds says:

    Please tell me the "Disorderly house" sign is staying up indefinitely.

    • pete23 says:

      It should!

      I love the goatse...

    • netsharc says:

      "Notice of Suspension" is also interesting, it feels like something out of a Western. I vote to have it framed and hung inside after it the suspension is lifted.

      Presumably leaving it hung above the door would confuse would-be patrons as well as violate some by-law..?

    • lionsphil says:

      Holy crap, does that mean DNA Lounge has finally lifted the curse of signage?

      I mean, OK, it doesn't actually have the name of the place on it, but just imagine all the taxi-using punters having to ask to go to "a disorderly house...".

      • greyface says:

        Seriously! It takes a real go-getter to actually get the sign up at DNA... turns out that those go-getters were the blazing bastards of the ABC!

  2. tjic says:

    LOVE the hacked logo in the last picture!

  3. sushispook says:

    no particular comment - i just find the minutiae fascinating. thank you for sharing!

  4. ultranurd says:

    I wonder if people would buy it if the Save DNA Lounge store sold little vials of Authentic DNA Lounge Dust.

  5. latemodel says:

    I'm curious about the WiFi routers. In my experience, moving from one router to another often causes hang-ups; that is, if you move (or the signal changes) while loading a web page then the browser will just hang there; but if you refresh the page, it loads quickly. I've always assumed that some buried layer — the browser, the TCP-IP protocol, something — something couldn't manage the handoff, and the packets were being sent to the old base station. It happens when I'm walking around.

    Am I wrong that this is an issue? Obviously, you aren't providing a crucial service, much less charging for it; also, the just-stand-still workaround is more than sufficient for googling the answer to bar trivia.

    • bifrosty2k says:

      Assuming there's no mesh system involved you might get a slight blip while transitioning between AP's. The AP's are not routers, they are bridge devices, so the transition really depends on how quickly the underlying switch decides to recognize that the mac address of the wireless card has moved. Either way, MOAR INTERWEBZ

      • latemodel says:

        Good point about the router/AP distinction. Theoretically, I knew that.

        So, In practice, do applications like web browsers handle that hiccup gracefully, i.e., when the router is still sending packets to AP #1, but the client is connecting throught AP#2? Does it know that it stopped getting data, re-request some of it, and in doing so tell the router that its routing has changed?

        This is why I said I don't know much about TCP-IP. I suppose that it means I don't know much about http, either. I forgot that layer.

        • bifrosty2k says:

          The browser is unaware of such things, all things related to wireless are handled in the operating system. That being said, how well your OS handles that disconnect-connect experience depends on how good it is :)

  6. Oh, if only you'd just built the walls with plywood in the first place! Hindsight is 20/20, alas.

    • gpeters says:


      No; 4"x4" panels of tempered glass. The kind that shatters into very dangerous sharp bits. Very sharp.

      • wikkit42 says:

        Then you don't want tempered glass, part of the point of it is that it isn't as deadly as normal glass.

        But for a club, the cunts would just carve their names in the glass walls, so that's obviously not going to work either way.

  7. jsoursland says:

    I linked your banner to some friends and they'd love it if you could make something similar to that available in the store.

  8. baconmonkey says:

    We so should have scheduled a bait & tackle suspension performance either as our "see ya in a month" event, or as our grand re-opening event.

    also, remind me to try and point out the deep red GWAR stain I found in one of the gouges.

  9. ladykalessia says:

    A Goatse sign. <3

  10. Yay! Nice work, minions!

  11. option12 says:

    another method you may try for better wifi access: limit the data rates that are acceptable to your AP. By limiting connections to only the higher rates, you should switch to a better access point. This allows you keep the power up and and still cover some of the corners that get missed when you turn the power down. It also make sure you stay at the higher data rate instead of dropping down to a 1Mbps connection.

    speaking of cisco gear, I have a load of old 350b's that I need to get rid of if you need some more coverage.

    • jwz says:

      Cool, we'll try that. Thanks for the offer of gear, but I have a few spare 1230Bs that we haven't installed, so I think we're good.