MIT Science Fiction Society
84 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02139
MITSFS Meeting Minutes
Friday, August 25th, 2006
MITSFS meeting called to order, 1700 SST, Kevin Riggle, President and Skinner, presiding; Kat Allen, Onseck, recording.
Motion: approve psuedo-Onseck's comeback passes 6-0-1 plus Spehn
Come and help at the midway. It runs from 2 to 7. Its in the Z center.
KR: We need a lock programmer.
On another note, we're losing ED and Susan to work issues soon. :(
Motion: Provide keyholders with GPS locators so we don't lose any more Chickens 4-0-4+Raving Paranoia plus Spehn
We have microfiche, some dating back to 1949. Its deteriorating. We should get it on CD or something.
We used to have a really old electronic word processor/typewriter. The data we have for it only consisted of some woman's old high school essays though. We don't have it any more.
A new collection of wood pulp is trying to pass itself off as a Dune book.
Jim Baen's Universe, a new SF mag edited by Eric Flint has launched. Only in Ebook format. Thats a little unfortunate for those of us trying to archive it.
We need new T-Shirts! We ought to order some soon
Motion: Radio carbon date the T-shirts. Fails for lack of second.
There's a new section of the library. We shortened Damnation Alley and opened up some new space. The LPs, particularly, are happier now but we also have bound magazines to read as well as foreign books.
Motion: Thank those early SF magazine that engaged in plagiarism so that we now have thing we wouldn't otherwise. Fails for lack of a second.
J:Get Kendra to say something!
K: Hello :)
J: Say something about the future.
K: The future is Rush.
We have a space crisis, therefore our to be shelved pile is getting big.
Discussion of getting books off to libraries.
Discussion of putting out a TZ on reg day. KR tries to find wood to knock on, but the closest he can find is the Psuedo-Onseck's head.
Motion: Give Bananas to the members leaving for the anime club. Passes 11-0-6 plus Spehn
BING! Meeting adjourned, 19:-10 SST.