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"While you were on vacation, Zooker, a motion was made and seconded to saw five and a half inches off your chair legs."
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For years he had spent every free moment working on his perpetual motion machine. So far, he was up to 18 seconds.
"That settles it. I'm moving for a retrial."
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'It's amazing, you've been here 8 hours and haven't set off the motion detector I set up in your work area.'
'I make a motion that we adjourn and quietly leave the room before we screw this up.'
"The resolution has been made and seconded that we stick our heads in the sand."
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'I second the motion that we keep a low profile.'
'And the vote to have a unanimous consensus passed five to two.'
"This meeting was called in order to discuss the meat. It has been pointed out that there is no more meat. A motion has been made to fight over the bones."
'I can't take the position until I overcome inertia.'
'Miss Wilkins, would you please have the meeting planner locate someone to second my motion?'
"That's strange. I've just had the weirdest feeling that I'm actually moving backwards!"
Eventual Motion Machine
"...Kowalski moved that we all yell for help, skidmore seconded the motion and that's where we stand."
"According to our time-and-motion studies, you handle your time very well but a lot of your motion is wasted."
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'It has been moved and seconded thtat we add a leaf to the table. All in favor...'
"I need a motion and a second for slaying dragons."
"A motion to democratize the board has been made and quashed."
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"Is everything all right? I heard the motion detector go off?"
"'A body at rest'? -- Are you writing murder mysteries now, Isaac?"
"The motion is favorited and retweeted. Meeting adjourned."
"All those in favour of moving the decimal point..."
'What I'm about to suggest, your honor, will take thought, a bit of imagination, and yes, creativity.'