MIT Science Fiction Society

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MITSFS Meeting Minutes

Friday, March 11, 2005

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

Discussion as to whether or not aliens invaded last week. Onseck granted the ability to alter space in time.

Minutes read.

Marcus motions to commend the minutes for containing alien invasions.

Andrew motions to commend the reader of the minutes for being a deputy pseudo onseck motion passes 17-2-4 plus Spehn

Jaime motions to condemn the minutes for being in a non mh-friendly format 8-9-9 plus Spehn

matrix vote for continuity 9-5-12 plus Spehn

Ash is Pentium Comm - computes matrix as determinant 906 - all motions pass


Committee Reports

assistant jerk comm

haven't heard back from Andrew yet discussion of order to put stories in napsack was a failed cryptographic technique



Bluebell com

happened yesterday - new books on new-book shelf - it is the shelf for new books and there are new books on it


think we can afford to buy lots of hardcovers Andrew not sure how much that would be spending on hardcovers, money would be coming from paperbacks


Old Business

There is a glut of space on our shelves, so shelve books

Usual vote, usual debate


New Business

Spring is future retro business

Once and future Spring


Really cool ice on the charles again

Adam Roberts's new novel "Snow" has much of it

Discussion of "Business school admission computer hack"

Future Business - no magic salt


Future Business

Mean chicken dispenser with rubber fingers

a movie of it flings them into cages

Paige asked by Justin if she's read the book of the movie based on the book of the machine

Albanian motion on Justin 11-16-2 plus Spehn

Discussion about the ASA transfer of power, not pursuing rooms logistics until change made

Motion to make hebrew initialled committees, as latin is overused

  1. norse runes
  2. knots
  3. cyrillic
  4. banana sculpture

Passes 16-2 plus Slinky -7 plus Spehn

Meeting adjourned, 1800 SST.

Respectfully submitted,
Brian Sniffen, Onseck