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 +===== About =====
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 **DOWN WITH BETAMAX!** **DOWN WITH BETAMAX!**
  
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-VHS provides a physical space where hackers, computer geeks, engineers, ​circuit benders, crafters, and other creative types can gather to share ideas, equipment, opinions, and beer.   We aim to create a sort of 24/7 brain gym, where members can show up and work on personal projects, consult with friends, and learn new tricks. ​ More than just a studio space, we focus on sharing all sorts of knowledge within a friendly and collaborative atmosphere.+VHS provides a physical space where hackers, computer geeks, engineers, ​artists, crafters, and other creative types can gather to share ideas, equipment, opinions, and beer.   We aim to create a sort of 24/7 brain gym, where members can show up and work on personal projects, consult with friends, and learn new tricks. ​ More than just a studio space, we focus on sharing all sorts of knowledge within a friendly and collaborative atmosphere.
  
-First time here?  Read all [[about VHS]]+Like many other [[about_hackspaces|hackspaces]] we operate on a model of [[do-ocracy|do-ocracy]]. Check out the  [[codes_of_conduct|VHS Principles of Unity]] and [[vhs_golden_guidelines]].  
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 +At this point most of our members are hardware and software engineers, wood and metal workers, knitters, sewers, and anyone else with an interest in microcontrollers,​ [[http://​www.neublack.com/​wp-content/​uploads/​2007/​12/​beardcap-beard-cap-hat.jpg|beard hats]], robotics, electronic music and art, but we welcome anyone with skills to share and/or an interest in learning. ​ If this is you, why aren't you here? 
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 +[[https://​vancouver.hackspace.ca/​doku.php?​id=start&​do=index|Site Map]] 
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 +**[[Membership|Become a Member!]]** 
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 +===== Open Nights ===== 
 +Open nights are every Tuesday at 7pm. They are held at 1715 Cook St.  Members/​Non-Members/​Super-Heroes/​All are welcome to our Tuesday meetings. ​ Check the calendar for information on upcoming workshops. 
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 +===== Recurring Events ===== 
 +These events may either be open, or may require a fee to cover time/​materials. 
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 +  * [[Craft Night|Craft Orama Rama]] - Every Second Monday (Stalled at the moment) 7:00 PM - Craft-centric night. ​ All are welcome. 
 +  * Tuesday 7:00 PM - Open Night - All are welcome 
 +  * Thursday - Open Night / Software Hacking Night - Bring your own computer :) 
 +  * [[Super Happy Hacker House]] - Every 6 weeks, like clockwork - Bring your own projects and come socialize at our periodic late night hackathon! 
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 +We hope to flesh this out in the future. 
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 +==== Physical ==== 
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 +We are located at 1715 Cook St.  Access to the space is from Cook St, and you will have to buzz #104 at the door. Someone will let you in, if [[http://​isvhsopen.com|we'​re open]].  
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 +==== Electronic ==== 
 +[[http://​talk.hackspace.ca|Forum]] - the easiest way to keep up to date on upcoming events. This can be made to function like a mailing list. 
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 +[[irc://​irc.oftc.net/​vhs|IRC]] - many of us also communicate/​idle in #VHS on irc.OFTC.net. 
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 +778-330-1234 - call us.  
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 +==== Want to read more? ==== 
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 +Read all [[about VHS]]
  
 You can check out our latest [[hacks|projects]] and [[events]]. You can check out our latest [[hacks|projects]] and [[events]].
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-[[layout|VHS Layout]] 
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-[[hacks:​spring-clean-2014|Spring Cleaning 2014]] 
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