Bonus Pre-Meeting Quote:
``The world is full of people trying to find the right hammer to pound in the wrong screw'' -ARM
MITSFS meeting called to order, 1700 SST, Ed Keyes, President and Skinner, presiding; Kat Allen, Onseck, recording.
Motion to use the minutes to light Brazil on fire
Motion to use the UA to set Brazil on fire
Fails for lack of a second
The last box of pending donations has come through. We need to tell the other people who want to send us lots of books to drop them in the mail.
``You people are so weird''-KHA
JFC told us a lot about them--they have a scanning room where they can scan in old books, and a printing room. They are making the biggest book in the world with their printer which prints on 5 ft by 100 ft paper.
``This is a nonfiction book, right?''-JM
``Good. We're not getting it''-JM
They have a big helical conveyer belt to kill time while ink dries,
and a Million Dollar Perfect Binder
``Million Dollar Perfect Binder, but I...''- JM
``Then we went into the place where some magic occurs and the books
``Would this magic perhaps involve glue?''
``So, you can take a file you have, which otherwise you'd have as a disorganized pile of papers or a disorganized pile of bits, and pay them $20, and get a bound book?''-BTS
Their ``Library'' side is totally customized, and has actual little old ladies sewing things.
The library mourned the lack of shirts on campus, and celebrated the asbestos underneath tiles all over campus. We debated the relative merits of asbestos and hemp children's pajamas.
JFC explains that he was hit in the head as a child.
Y tells us about monkeys on fire, with no typewriters. There was one on an elevator winch, and they published a photo with the caption ``We've been waiting to use this line for years--there's a monkey winch in the works''
Move to have that building and all its occupants sent to Albania
Discussion about whether people can create new fonts that are nearly but not quite like existing fonts.
Motion to create for the Library a ``Banana'' Font
Motion to create for the Library a ``Dancing Kat'' Font''
All motions pass on a +3
Meeting adjourned, 1800 SST.