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

Held on Saturday 13th October 2007 in Little St Mary's Hostel, Little St Mary's Lane

present: CGM, Rob Crowston, Jenny S-T, David Smith, James, Carol and Becky
later present: Alexander Atkins
apologies: Lisa + Owen

  1. Meeting declared open by CGM, crowsty + cesy
  2. Dave can have some tea: 4 for, 0 against; carried
  3. Crowsty, James-who-needs-a-nickname,
    Carol Sparke
    Becky (not as such) and
    Smith all became members
  4. Simeon has a hat to draw nicknames from but he is currently deceased and therefore not available for comment.
  5. Beetle arrives.
  6. Votes to let vistors vote: 8 for, 0 against; carried
  7. Beetle owes the society £10 [now paid – Charlotte {illegible}]
  8. Beetle read the minutes
  9. Anna has to say Tuesday: 7, 1, 0; carried
  10. We are allowed to make fun of Anna's accent: 4, 1, 3; caried
  11. Anne will say ‘like’ every other word: 2, 4, 2; failed
  12. Spoiled votes: We could try one now: 0, 0, 0, 0
    Motion undefined
  13. The Home Secretary (Jack) has sent us postcards
  14. It's a little dark in here: 1, 2, 1; failed
  15. Let's turn on the lights: 7, 1, 0, 0; carried
    [The Charlotte {illegible} notes that, due to the slightly peculiar voting system we have, we were compelled to vote on ‘Let's turn on the lights’ first, so that by the time we voted on ‘It's a little dark in here,’ naturally, it wasn't.]
  16. Alternatively, you could not pour boiling water on the floor: 4, 3, 2, 1; carried
  17. Moving swiftly on: 2, 3, 4, 0; failed
  18. Shall we have a reading or something: 6, 1, 2, 1; carried
  19. Let's do that and let's not have a vote on it: 9, 1; carried
  20. In favour of being nice: 7, 1, 2, 0; carried
  21. CGM could read it or not read it, depending on what people want: 2-7-1; failed
  22. reading: King John's Christmas
  23. We went round our names.
  24. We discussed Assassins, blew up Trinity College and discussed Prof. Johnstone's handwriting.
  25. Ignore the last fifteen minutes: failed
  26. The minutes are quite erotic: 2-5-3; failed
  27. Censor CGM: 4-5-1; failed
  28. We should probably censure Anna for not talking to Pembroke: 3-0-6-1; carried with starfish
  29. Make somebody an honorary member of Pembroke College?
  30. Infrarectoactively make A. A. & C. R. honorary members of Peterhouse & Pembroke College: carried
    [I think I meant to write ‘infraretroactively’ – secretary & Charlotte {illegible}]
30a.  Jenny & David leave.
  1. The secretary is just talking to himself, basically: unanimously carried
  2. We could have conversation without seconding every second thing: 2-4-2; failed
  3. The committee imposes a blanket veto on all motions in the next ten minutes.
  4. Lisa is Charotte: passed; 6-0-1-0
  5. CGM should have a piece of every round of cake: passed; 6-0-1-0
  6. James should take minutes: passed; 5-1-1-0
  7. Close meeting: 5-0-0-0; passed
  8. Meeting closed (see above)

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