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Here's What's Inside The Top Secret Room At San Francisco's Most Exclusive Techie Hangout

It's hidden behind a fake bookshelf at The Battery, the city's über-elite private social club.

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The Battery is a "private social club" in San Francisco that caters to the city's affluent tech elite.

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Membership reportedly now tops $4000 per year, and cell phone and camera use is prohibited inside. The club's hefty dues and institutionalized elitism have netted it descriptions ranging from "another lavish private club you can’t afford" to "obnoxious pixel cronyism in gilded microcosm."

One of the more Harry Potter-esque features is the "private card room." To get in, you enter a members-only bar and pull out a specific book on one of the bookshelves. A hidden door to the private room, disguised as part of the bookshelf, swings open.

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