MITSFS meeting called to order, 1700 SST, Ed Keyes, President and Skinner, presiding; Kat Allen, Onseck, recording.
Comment the minutes for being lengthy and humorous Passes 6-1-4+Spehn
Motion to approve the minutes as flaming sharp cheese Passes 6-4-2 +Spehn
Discussion of whether the minutes would burn, and whether the Onseck should pause after saying ``BING''.
Motion to do something. Something passes, 3-0-2+Spehn
Discussion of whether we should use the other chain for the Anita Blake books, or the Piers Anthony books.
``The Gor books are trying to escape!'' -MHG
Move to commend the Gor books, fails for lack of a second.
MobComm's Harry Potter policy is when asked about buying the Harry Potter book, the person who asks will be mocked. The Onseck asked him to get the book, claiming that she does not mind being childish, but MobComm did not mock her, other than asking if BTS if she was always this childish. He declined to comment.
Move to condemn the Bluebellcomm backlog (seconded by Bluebellcomm representative. BTS)
Move to condemn the Bluebellcomm backlog to being suffocated and wrapped in
MHG is not being reimbursed for buying more chain, no matter how pretty it is.
The anti-radiator is dripping on us. Discussion about why the DustBuster can't be used to fix this.
Discussion of early vacuum cleaners, and whether the pump-action could double as a super-soaker *and* a Larami gun.
Discussion of BTS and KHA's game, running under the Assassins' Guild this weekend.
Move to institute a Board of Obsessive Keyholders
Discussion of what happens if you send two people to Albania, and whether they can talk to one another. The question is never fully resolved, but the meeting moves on as everyone is distracted.
Motion to recommend that the Star Chamber nominate a more permanent People's Albanian Embassy, or an assistant deputy secretary...fails for lack of a second, but:
Move to make BTS the assistant deputy secretary to the People's
Discussion of Baen covers, Manga, Zen, dinosaur alcoholism, and tasteful cloaks.
Move to commend James Baen for inducting so many people into SF by
such well-targeted advertising.
Discussion of JM being the test case for the exploding chain-mail chastity belt.
``Oh, dear. I said that, didn't I?'' -MHG
Discussion of plaid-shifting MHG with a really big catapult.
``I don't think I have anything else to share'' -JFC
``Oh, thank God'' -BTS
Discussion of beaver-eyed monsters, and the MIT seal.
Discussion of the horrible MIT logo, and previous horrible logos.
Apparently MIT has not learned not to waste their money on ``image consultants''.
Motion go commend the South Pacific for being banana-colored
Discussion of whether Susan has a parasitic head slinky.
Motion to have the Secretary translate banana into Albanian.
Meeting adjourned, 1730 SST.