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MITSFS Meeting Minutes
Friday, June 30, 2006
MITSFS meeting called to order, 1700 SST, Kevin Riggle, President and Skinner, presiding; Kat Allen, Onseck, recording.
Minutes read (from two weeks ago).
A motion to cause the minutes to have actually been last week's minutes passes 9-0-4+Spehn
``Make it sound like I was being smart'' -JM
Much discussion ensues about what Panthercomm does, and whether we want an SR-CX shelfcode or just to put them out.
A motion to get a blue sticker and put it on the idea of a five-person ``love sack'' passes 10- ... by Skinnerial decree.
Superman is in theatres, and Spiderman 3 has a trailer.
Semi-Alan Poe, a book of completions of an unfinished Edgar Alan Poe story, has been published. The original piece appears to have been less than half a page long.
A motion to commend them for making a maximum of hamburger helper with a minimum of meat passes 7+where's the beef-0-3+Spehn
The Red Tape War is a story where Jack Chalker and another author alternate chapters, attempting to screw the other author over as much as possible. The meeting dissolved into several side conversations
``In the Interest of Preserving Temporal Continuity, Future Business!''
``I'd like to be more than half an octopus, because then I could be a whole octopus, and not half of anything'' -Sami
Discussion about rap and hip-hop if they were mystically inclined.
Motion to build a large wall out of bananas to separate the two conversations in this meeting, and put them in multiple places.
``Excuse me, my mind just exploded.''
``Yeah, that happens''
A motion to end the timewarp and return back to future business so we can have a banana motion and end the meeting passes by Skinnerial Decree, thus ending the meeting and really surprising the Skinner. This is the first time we've surprised the Skinner in Some Time!
BING! Meeting adjourned, 1830 SST.