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MITSFS Meeting Minutes

Friday, March 4, 2005

MITSFS meeting called to order, 1730 SST, Kat Allen, President and Skinner, presiding; Kevin Riggle, Pseudo-Onseck, recording.

Minutes read.

Motion BEEEEEP passes 12-0-4 plus Spehn

Motion to commend the Pseudo-Onseck for his choice of minutes to read passes by Skinnerial decree. The minutes were from November 3, 2000.


Committee Reports


Three 'prentices are here; our new keyholder is at InterCon.


MobComm went shopping. Books are coming.


Space-Crime Continuum has offered to give us a 30% discount on hardcovers, though this may not be useful.


TZ got punted for a paper abstract. Grr moving deadlines. Kat: ``I'm just the assistant JourComm!''


A box of books got processed yesterday. The pile of HassleComm... did something


Old Business

Ash reports that the Tech sucks at coloring. Motion to take away their box of crayons passes infinity-0-1 plus Spehn

Discussion about the X-Windows method of choosing color names (engineer + computer monitor + box of Crayola crayons) ensues.

Kat: "This is not a music theory meeting, this is a MITSFS meeting!"
Jamie: "Music theory is evil! It distracts people from science fiction."

A Hamster has entered the library.


The usual bitching, wanking, and quacking ensues.


New Business

Someone has been reading the new Tom Swift books.

Zombie fiction $\neq$ terrorist activity, the existence of certain horror franchises notwithstanding.

The Society discusses shipping lobsters and what would happen if you ran one through the washing machine. "Why can't we cook lobsters in pots?" "Now if we could attach a *motor* to the pot..."

(gasping) Rebecca (regains breath): "Can I kill him?"

``Usual motion!''
``We already did that.''

Motion fails for lack of unusualness.

``Unusual motion!''

Motion to unusually do something usual chickens 3-0-15 plus Spehn



Future Business

John is sent to Albania due to the sexy naked zombies.
Jamie is sent to Albanian due to the sexy naked zombies.

It is noted that, had two people been sent to Albania this time *last* year, there would have been no meeting left.

The Skinner can choose to understand Albanian. ``With great power comes great responsibility.''

In the future, there will be Spring Break.

``In New England, March comes in like a polar bear and goes out like a pengin.''

Motion to rebell against the penguin masters passes 14-13-6 plus Spehn


``The toaster is bleeding!''

A motion is made in Albanian, but no one understands it. It fails 1-15-3 plus Spehn

Miller motions is made, but it fails 4-19-1+DevilDuck plus Spehn

In the future, there will be Anime Boston!

Motion to condemn Andrew for failing to make a banana motion 21-3-4 plus Spehn.

Meeting adjourned, 1806 SST.

Pseudo-respectfully submitted,
Kevin Riggle, Pseudo-Onseck