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The city 1/2 shut us down, but we're going to reopen with a new dedicated conference space and design/maker lab.
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    Our eternal appreciation!

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    A Dojo bumper sticker! Show your Dojo pride on your car, laptop, bike or wherever else!

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    A Hacker Dojo mug or shotglass! Select a conveyance for your hacking fuel of choice and support a great cause! Please add $10 for international shipping.

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    A Hacker Dojo shirt! Support a great cause while reducing your chances of public indecency. Shirts are American Apparel and come in both men's and women's sizes. Please add $10 for international shipping.

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    While it may not be the answer to Life, the Universe and Everything, Rajesh Setty's new book Upbeat is meant to teach us a little about tough times and how to get through them. Rajesh writes extensively, and much of his work is targeted toward new entrepreneurs, which is just line with the spirit of the Dojo! In support of our fundraiser he has offered to sign and donate copies of his book as a pledge reward. If you're local, you can meet him and shake his hand when he signs your book!

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    Hacker Party Pass! When we finally do raise this money we will throw a giant party and you're invited.

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    Photo mural! Send us a photograph of yourself, and for one month we're going to make a mural of all donors at this level on the wall. You'll get an awesome digital picture of it when we're done!

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    Dinosaur wall scroll! Are you lonely at the thought of only being able to see the dinosaur mural at the Dojo? Now you can bring them home with you! The same image will be printed on a wall scroll (16" on the smaller dimension) so you can adorn a wall of your choice with awesome.

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    Box of hacker stuff! Be in the mural, and get a mug a T-shirt, a shotglass, stickers, and tons of love. We're also going to put mystery items in the box that the fire marshall doesn't like. Who needs power strips? They let you share outlets with your friends, and commemorate a long history of the fire marshalls being distressed at our behavior. Each one will have a Dojo sticker and we're printing a large red stamp that reads "rejected" to stamp each one with.

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    Choose the dinosaurs! Melody's mural will feature two dinosaurs. Do you have a favorite dinosaur? It could be on the wall of the Dojo forever.

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    Your name or the name of a loved one will be immortalized on a plaque on the wall of the Dojo next to the founding members.

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    Pick a volunteer from Dojo directors and core staff, and (schedule permitting) that individual will speak at an event of your choice. Please help the volunteered individual get to and from your event so we don't bankrupt him/her.

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    Super box of win! Be in the photo mural, get the giant box of win, be on the plaque of donors, get a wall scroll, get a signed copy of Upbeat, know that you're elite, and support a great cause.

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    A credit for five years of membership at Hacker Dojo, your name on the plaque of sponsors, and a ninja T-Shirt.

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    Decide what cell phone the dapper T-Rex is holding

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    Decide what laptop the working dinosaur is using

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    Trippy LED kit! Mitch Altman, a leader of the hackerspace movement, has donated Trippy 100 LED kits to help Hacker Dojo raise money for getting up to code. These kits are perfect for teaching the little hacker in your life how to solder, or for simply amusing yourself by making some awesome. If you are local, you can even meet Mitch and come and solder together at the Dojo in a class!

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    Can't decide between a trippy LED kit, a bumper sticker or an awesome ninja shirt? Have all three!

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    In our dinosaur mural there will be famous programming books on the table. Is one the dragon compiler book? Kernighan and Ritchie's C? You decide!

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    A credit to be a student in one of MIke Bowles' series of classes taught at the Hacker Dojo. These are some of the best classes at the Dojo, and one of the only paid series of classes. Credit will be good for two years. Classes are normally based on the Open-Sourced Stanford Graduate Machine Learning Curriculum, but occasionally has other offerings.

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    An original Super Pong Machine, signed by Al Alcorn, the original designer of Pong, the first video game in history! If you are local, you can even meet Al Alcorn and shake his hand.

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