Stairs: facilitators (ppl who facilitate the meeting), because they stand on the stairs at Zuccotti.
WG: working group(s)
CQ: clarifying question
FA: friendly amendment
PoP: point of process, used when someone is essentially speaking out of turn or not respecting the process.
PoI: point of information, used when someone has factual information that is directly relevant to the issue at hand and will help people make a decision.
Block: VERY serious, sometimes misused. Meant to block a proposal because the blocker has very serious moral, ethical, or safety issues directly related to the proposal and is willing to leave the movement if the proposal is consensed upon.
Stack: Essentially a list of people who have questions or concerns. Stack is “taken”, questions/concerns are heard, and stack is “closed”.
SIS: Shipping, Inventory, and Storage Working Group
GA: General Assembly
SC: Spokes Council
Up-twinkles: We agree with what the speaker is saying; we’re with you!
Mid-twinkles: Not so sure about that one.
Down-twinkles: Not with the speaker on that.
Hand-triangle: Point of Process
Finger pointed up: Point of Information
Arms crossed: Block.
Rolling hands: We love you, we understand your point, please wrap it up!