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The Bay Area Science Fiction Association
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We chose to do these things not because they are easy but because they are weird!

BASFA is the local weekly science fiction social club that meets every Monday evening at 8pm at Coco's Restaurant and Bakery at 1206 Oakmead Parkway (at the Lawrence Expressway), Sunnyvale, California. (People usually start gathering around 7:30pm to socialize before the meeting.)

BASFA Rules:
rule 0 = There shall be no more than 25 rules for the club
rule 1 = The numismatic Responsibility Act is one rule
rule 2 = Membership is $5 and entitles you to vote on all disbursements of funds. Membership is at least for life; the Board of Directors will determine whether or not Death releases you.
rule 3 = On a motion to spend money, all club members must be notified by mail & given a reasonable chance to cast their vote
rule 4 = That club members are auctioned off on their birhdays, plus or minus 6 months
rule 5 = [adopted at meeting 104] -- That Nancy only be allowed to hit Paul with the ledger
rule 6 = [adopted at meeting 206] -- That anyone who makes a motion to remove a club officer shall become the 1st nominee for that office
rule 7 = [adopted at meeting 284] -- That if a club officer misses 12 meetings in a row they'll be deemed to have resigned their club office
rule 8 = [adopted at meeting 309] -- That we start a party fund. (To be spent by duly appointed members with funds allocated by a vote at any regular meeting)
rule 9 = [adopted at meeting 320] -- No person may cast more than 1 vote on a motion to spend money
rule 10 = [adopted at meeting 320] -- That any motion before the membership which affects the rules governing a money motion be governed by the rules for a money motion
rule 11 = [adopted at meeting 324] -- Membership #s can be up to 50 characters in a unique text field
rule 12 = [adopted at meeting 325] -- e-mail addresses may be used as one method of notice for money matters
rule 13 = [adopted at meeting 350] -- Vote buying is limited to $5 a person & $100 total
rule 14 [adopted at meeting 862] -- That the presiding officer of the meeting must pause between calling the meeting to order and calling for officer's reports sufficiently long for a member to introduce a motion

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