wooden swing seat used in Lobby 7 hack
retangular pine wood with holes drilled in each corner for rope. Written in ink: "Provided for the relief of stress." Also contains Directions, Warning and MIT Logo.
Lobby 7, October 1 1991. When the end of the term hits, students need a stress reliever. What better way to relieve stress than a gigantic swing? Using a wooden seat etched with directions and ropes which could support a swinging person, hackers hung the swing from the inside of the small dome. At rest, the seat hung a couple of feet off of the floor of Lobby 7. While most people passed by the swing, some students and faculty stopped to enjoy a ride before it was removed around 9:30AM that day.