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MITSFS Meeting Minutes

Friday, 5 November 2010

MITSFS meeting called to order, 66.6 Ksec SST, Paul Weaver, President and Skinner, presiding; lemur (DWR), Onseck, recording.

Minutes read.

Motion to let all Momos and Appas vote with all their limbs PASSES 6-5-1 plus Spehn.



Committee Reports


First write-in tomorrow!


So many cute fuzzy things! And they have so many votes! And the prentice is wrong about relative awesomeness of Appa and Momo.

Star Chamber

Mail from Boskone. It came to lemur's address by accident.

ASA meeting stuff. We have various things coming up to deal with, but they will update us when they actually schedule them.

Star Chamber Press Gang

Prentices did work. But there is much more to do.


There are lots of cute things in the library! Also, we should get someone to write a Wikipedia article on Momo, because it's sad that Appa has one but Momo doesn't.


Prentices should do work!


Prentices should do work!


Prentices should do work!


Old Business

In the past prentices did work.

In the past classes were hosing, which has unfortunate implication on the present.

Motion to condemn classes for taking us away from science fiction passes 47-0-4 plus Spehn.

Motion to come up with a plan to do this in a feasible manner. 17-4-7 plus Spehn

Motion to condemn the prentice for thinking we do things in a feasible manner. 16-11-8 plus Spehn

Motion to annoy the Onseck! 4-18-3 plus Spehn

And the determinent is -166 and all motions FAIL!

Motion to condemn math for confusing the Skinner does something 4-8-18 plus Spehn.

LHE: It's okay to be confused, Skinner. Just hand me the gavel and everything will be okay.

Skinner: That's fine with me, as long as the delta-V is high enough. Relative to you.

Accidental motion to wait a second please fails 7-18-2 plus Spehn.



New Business

This weekend is the Microsoft College Puzzle Challenge!

This weekend we get an extra hour! We stole it from last spring!

Members don't understand daylight savings time.

Motion to slip narcotics into people's drinks to make them get extra sleep. 9-15-4 plus Spehn

Motion to condemn the prentice for bad ideas. 7-10-3 plus Spehn

Motion to increase the cuteness of the library. 27-7-16 plus Spehn

And the determinant is 8 and all mostions PASS!


Future Business

In the future the last launch of the Space Transportation System will be in February.

In the future there will be a Falcon Nine! And it will be partly reusable!

Discussion of space planes and how they have been cancelled.

Silly prentice proposes pseudo-physics drive. Citation needed.

Motion to build a space elevator chickens because no one voted, ever.

Stupid wanking about whether it would be too long a trip to the top.

We can't seem to find out how much it cost to ship things across the Atlantic in the 1800s.

Motion to appoint a committee to farm cabbages and bananas to feed our cute new friends passes number to smaller number to number that is smaller even when Spehn is added.

BING! Meeting adjourned, 68.4 Ksec SST.

Respectfully submitted,
lemur (DWR), Onseck