Minutes of the Pembroke College Winnie-the-Pooh Society elevenses meeting

Held on Saturday 19th January 2008 in Lucy Cavendish Common Room

present: CGM, James, Ed, Carol, Lisa & Owen, Jack, Beetle, Bink (briefly).
apologies: Ben (who also sends a tea scoop)

  1. Meeting open 4.06pm.
  2. CGM: Is a swede a rutabaga or a neep? Rutabaga.
  3. CGM has books including the Pooh songbook.
  4. Carol arrives bearing interesting Early Grey.
  5. Varsity says that Pembroke serves free-range vegan sushi.
  6. Reading of the minutes of <10.11.07>.
  7. CGM scoops some teabags with the scoop.
  8. Reality should be suspended during the reading of minutes, else too much happens. 3-0-3. Carried.
  9. Censure reality for carrying on regardless. 4-0-2. Carried.
  10. All things being equal, if we don't know whose fault it is, it is Alex's fault. 3-1-2. Carried
  11. Censure Alex for being late. 4-0-1-1(elephant). Carried.
  12. Discussion of old Hallowe'en decorations invading the ceiling.
  13. Censure the boat club for getting black stuff in Lisa's tea. It is nothing to do with her. 4-1-1. Carried.
  14. James, of CGM's brownies: These are really nice. 4-0-2.
  15. Discussion of oil-blacking to create well-seasoned pans. It's better than non-stick.
  16. Lisa asks Owen: Remind me to bring a crpe paper, a paper plate and matches to the next meeting for making floaty things. They're supposed to be safer than fireworks.
  17. The ostrich products stall on the Sunday Market.
  18. Reading of some of the minutes of <17.11.07>.
  19. Jack is officially interesting, though Owen is still important.
  20. Commend Ed for random knowledge of recycling and plastics. 7-0-2. Carried.
  21. Pete is a form of plastic. (http://www.ides.com/resources/plastic-recycling-codes.asp)
  22. American, Imperial and SI units.
  23. Some part of Canada reached -40 (either), and allows whaling in small rural communities. Owen: Do you get many whales in small rural communities?
  24. Lisa is wearing a pretty t-shirt, if her long-sleeved top may be considered a t-shirt.
  25. Tea may work. 5-0-3. Carried.
  26. Anna looks awfully dynamic. 4-0-2-2. Carried.
  27. Censure the boat club for getting black stuff in Jack's tea. 5-2-1. Carried.
  28. Beetle proposes a motion. 4-1-1. Carried.
  29. Anna has not been attacked by zombies in a long time.
  30. Beetle no longer owes CGM 6.
  31. Lisa & Owen no longer owe the Society 4, Carol does.
  32. Medical students Bury St Edmunds. 4-1-2-1. Carried.
  33. Lisa: "Extension." 3-1-2-1. Carried.
  34. We can vote that Bink can vote. Withdrawn.
  35. No more votes until the reading of the minutes is complete. 7-0-1. Carried. [Continuing from 18.]
  36. Reading: NT 9 - The Wolery.
  37. Lucy's Bar is a court of Pembroke College. 7-0-1. Carried.
  38. Carol for Kanga. 5-0-1-1. Carried. Carol is elected Kanga.
  39. Lisa: "Please don't come and kill us all."
  40. Beetle appears to be ringing.
  41. Commend sound for coming through the doorway to us. 6-0-2. Carried.
  42. Commend Alex for piano playing. 6-0-2. Carried.
  43. Christopher Robin is mostly a plot device. Nobody seconds this.
  44. Christopher Robin is God. 2-3-2. Failed.
  45. Lisa's mum says "Don't eat with your mouth full".
  46. Commend Ed for having knowledge. 4-1-3. Carried.
  47. Alex reads Introduction to The King's Breakfast from the songbook.
  48. Were Alex to write a review of Harry Potter on the fly-leaf of the songbook, we would be able to censure him. 5-1-1. Carried.
  49. Alderney = cow. Alderman ~= mayor. They're not the same.
  50. Mandate Alex to skip. 5-0-1-1. Carried.
  51. Mandate Alex to stand on one leg in Market Square and sing the National Anthem. 3-3-1. CR decides for.
  52. We sing the National Anthem and bits of other national anthems.
  53. The Archers theme tune.
  54. Lisa once stood on a road roundabout.
  55. Meeting closed 5-0-2 as Ed is running out of page.
  56. We could have really small minutes. 5-0-2. Carried.
  57. The fly is scared of Lisa's Jaffa Cake.
  58. Anecdote by Jack about online mapping.

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