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MITSFS Meeting Minutes

Friday, May 7, 2004

MITSFS meeting called to order, 1700 SST, Ed Keyes, President and Skinner, presiding; Kat Allen, Onseck, recording.

A fog of confusion descends over the meeting, and with a clap of thunder all present are magically transported to the Spoffard Room: a location out of legend, whose current form in the physical world goes by the name ``5-232''. The disorientation of teleportation from the world of psets and final projects to the world of MITSFS legend and lore hits the Onseck hard. She is further disoriented when she discovers that this mystical land is outside the influence of the technological sphere--her MeetingMinuteTaker2000 is entirely dead here, without the wireless power pervasive in her native realm. She is forced to fall back to a primitive method of minute-taking, using the shredded and reconstituted pieces of large dead plants. 1

Minutes read.

Motion: approve the minutes as having many excellent C-qualities.
Passes N-M-R+Spehn


Committee Reports


Bought things in accord with its mandate. SCC indeed moved in a single day, though it took three to open.


We got in all our FinBoard stuff before their deadline. There is much rejoicing.


Old Business

Victor Hugo is closing. JM will go there to look at their shelves.


New Business

Elections: The competition is harsh--last year's second, the Puppies, make a strong push for several positions, while the Clockwork Ninja Kitten Princesses of Gor push hard for President. After fighting through many gruelling rounds, the following winners emerge victorious:

Onseck: Brian ``BTS'' Sniffen
Once and Future LHE: Andrew ``What Money?'' Clough
Once and Future Vice: Margaret ``Zim'' Gentile
President and Skinner: ``Clockwork Ninja'' Kat Allen


Future Business

In the future, there will be a picnic tomorrow

Motion commending concerning clockwork ninja bananas
Passes foo-bar-quux+Spehn

Meeting adjourned, 1730 SST,

As the heavy steps of Atlas-comm thunder slowly away, the glow of the Spoffard room fades away as if it had never been, until the next election.

Respectfully submitted,
Kat Allen, Onseck


... plants.1
Onseck's Note: Much of the original source to these Minutes was lost in the Great Returning of the Gavel Block. These notes have been assembled from memory, ritual and the outright fabrication occasionally required of a disciple of the Meeting. It is still the hope of historians that the original work might someday be found.