MIT Science Fiction Society

84 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02139

MITSFS Meeting Minutes

Friday, August 24, 2007

MITSFS meeting called to order, 1700 SST, Kendra Beckler, Vice and Psuedo-Skinner, presiding; Andrew Clough, Thunderbunny and Psuedo-Onseck, recording.

Minutes read.

Motion: Approve the minutes as being metric: Passes 4-3-1+Spehn

Motion: Approve the minutes as being shorter than the actual meeting: Passes 3-2-1+Spehn

Motion: Have another motion about the minutes: Passes 5-2-2

Motion: Commend the psuedo-Onseck as being able to read his own spelling: Passes 5-0-4+Spehn


Committee Reports




Books came in and were shelved. A pile of donations were also processed and people were slowly shelving them. Shelve them faster.

Yelena is doing a bit of panthercomm too.

Motion: Commend Katie for guilting people into doing work Passes by Skinnerial decree.

LHE report

ESK: I'm back!

Interim LHE report

I'm glad Kat will no longer be mad at ME

Star Chamber

The Skinner will be back real soon.


ESK: I'm back.


It continues.


I'm almost ready to start a normal Panthercommer on my new software.

Some books seem to be randomly appearing and disappearing. We also need more space and more bookshelves.

Motion: Commend Ekate's hair cause its pretty. Passes 9-1-4+Spehn


We've gotten a new MITSFS photo-book.


Old Business

Voyager was launched about 30 years ago.

And Mt. Vesuvius erupted in 79AD on this day.

Motion: Commend the spacecraft Voyager for being a badass example of human technology.

Motion: Commend the mountain for being a badass and blowing its temper.

Motion: Commend the spacecraft Voyager for being better than the TV show.

18-1-0 10-8-2 18-0-4

All motions pass!

Discussion of how Enterprise got slightly better before it was canceled.



New Business

We've sold memberships to freshmen now!

JFC: Earlier this week I was walking down the hall and there it was! A mountain of bacon unguarded! So I ate some. I wish that happened more often.

Discussion of T-shirts, unknown T-shirts, and whether aliens could have interesting things printed on their T-shirts


Future Business

In the future the CAC won't hate us.

In the future the frosh will be prentuses

KKB: "Mmmm souls".

We have the activities midway to man next Friday from 4:00 to 6:30.

Our hardworking Dexmistress is busy arguing with his predecessors, and doesn't notice the ravening Diane sneak up behind him!

ESK: "The vice has no height at all, height at all, height at all. The vice has no height at all, just a little gnome."

Motion: Replace the song with a banana. Passes by Skinnerial decree.

BING! Meeting adjourned, 1830 SST.

Respectfully submitted,
Andrew Clough, Psuedo-Onseck