MIT Science Fiction Society
84 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02139
MITSFS Meeting Minutes
Friday, August 11, 2006
MITSFS meeting called to order, 1700 SST, Kevin Riggle, President and Skinner, presiding; Kat Allen, Onseck, recording.
A motion, ``Did people really talk about the first 10 years of a decade'' passes 6-7-7+Spehn
Discussion of Redhat and error messages results in JM commenting that ``This is why you must not comment your code--people will laugh at you''
EKK and Kendra arrive, breathing life into the meeting. Also chaos. ``Dzur came out, Dzur came out, Dzur came out!''
BTS comments that Sylvester Stallone is making a new movie, decanted back into a boxing ring.
``Dresden Files'', by Jim Butcher, is being made into a TV show on SciFi.
BTS confuses Tim Powers and Tim Allen, but recovers.
EKK tries to explain Dzur with very enthusiastic gestures
Arguments over the number 17 and whether it is rude to ask a young lady her age resolves without resolution.
A motion to age the fruit chickens 4-1-11
A motion to age, dry, and pound the fruit into grain
``It's a Miller Motion''
A motion to condemn the Onseck for making up the truth instead of lies fails 4-3-2+Spehn
A PROCLAMATION FROM THE SKINNER:
From August 20 to the Start of Classes, keyholders will get full credit for unscheduled hours.
Motion to cancel the first eight plans involving putting things on the door, so we will attract more freshman using Plan 9 fails for lack of a second.
``The hurd can boot!''
``The hurd shot round the world?''
``My complier runs my tests. What's wrong with yours, dynamic language boy?'' -BTS to KR
The meeting devolves into philosophical discussions about programming.
A motion to acquire Banana tests to verify Society's connection to reality
A motion to compile Reality
And a motion to have Matrix Vote
A motion to commend the Onseck for doing the math by hand passes 11-4-3+Spehn
A banana motion fails for lameness.
Discussion on Babylon 5
Skinner doesn't live on Babylon 5, he just lives on Mars! goes on for a long time
``This banana is our last, best hope for peace'' passes 80-8-0+Spehn
BING! Meeting adjourned, 1830 SST.