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Post by East Buc & UMR » Fri May 18, 2007 8:31 am

Working remotely from Home










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Post by ecks » Fri May 18, 2007 12:53 pm

Not doing any work at all

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Post by STPickrell » Fri May 18, 2007 1:30 pm

East Buc & UMR wrote: Working remotely from Home










:)
Brazilian steakhouses don't suck.

There's one near my home -- $14.95 gets you a salad bar that includes fish, some sort of goat, bean soup, as well as the usual salad bar stuff. In addition, people with skewers of (1) chicken, (2) turkey wrapped in bacon, (3) pork sausage, and (4) sirloin go around and every 10-15 minutes stop by your table. You can then request meat until you do your Mr. Creosote imitation.

I have no need to eat any more today.

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Post by East Buc & UMR » Fri May 18, 2007 1:36 pm

ecks wrote: Not doing any work at all
Getting paid

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Post by AShoaib » Fri May 18, 2007 1:56 pm

Hah, when I first read that post, I saw "Getting laid". Give me the couch Freud!

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Post by Historyman » Fri May 18, 2007 2:41 pm

Italian Food is the most unsuckiest food ever!!!!!!!!!

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Post by Charlie Dees » Fri May 18, 2007 2:46 pm

Getting sick the day a big assignment is due.

EDIT
I should note that I didn't totally have the assignment done.

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Post by Ravi Fernando » Fri May 18, 2007 5:17 pm

ashkenaziCD wrote: Getting sick the day a big assignment is due.

EDIT
I should note that I didn't totally have the assignment done.
Haha, that happened to me on the Monday before state.

Unfortunately, I was sick until Thursday afternoon; I had at least 35 pages of make-up work when I returned to school on Friday; I couldn't come to either quiz bowl practice that week; my teammates, my parents, and I began to suspect that I couldn't go to state (three of my teammates made a card for me in Spanish IV, and, incidentally, I have the card by my computer right now); and I'm still not done with the make-up work.

The first bit doesn't suck, anyway.

-Ravi

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Post by Ravi Fernando » Fri May 18, 2007 5:36 pm

ashkenaziCD wrote:Getting sick the day a big assignment is due.

EDIT
I should note that I didn't totally have the assignment done.
Haha, that happened to me on the Monday before state.

Unfortunately, I was sick until Thursday afternoon; I had at least 35 pages of make-up work when I returned to school on Friday; I couldn't come to either quiz bowl practice that week; my teammates, my parents, and I began to suspect that I couldn't go to state (three of my teammates made a card for me in Spanish IV, and, incidentally, I have the card by my computer right now); and I'm still not done with the make-up work.

The first bit doesn't suck, anyway.

-Ravi

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Post by carpenoctem63141 » Sat May 19, 2007 3:44 pm

But I think Blizzard's definition of "on the way" is like... in 8 years. If you're lucky.

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Post by DeckardCain » Sat May 19, 2007 4:11 pm

So true... I think there's good reason to believe this game will be out sometime this decade, though. Of course, I'd have preferred an announcement of Diablo 3, but I'll take what I can get.

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Post by ecks » Sat May 19, 2007 5:16 pm

I'm excited. And calling a release date of Summer '09.

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Post by Historyman » Sat May 19, 2007 6:56 pm

Harry Potter books, and no they are NOT a rip off of Lord of the Rings. I will say this the movies should not be in this category but in its antonym.

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Post by AShoaib » Sat May 19, 2007 7:41 pm

Harry Potter's cool and all, but overrated. We had a bonus on Harry Potter at districts. We had a tossup on it at Hancock. We have a freaking Harry Potter club at school. That's how overrated it is.

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Post by ecks » Sat May 19, 2007 7:49 pm

Historyman wrote: Harry Potter books, and no they are NOT a rip off of Lord of the Rings.
I've never heard anyone claim that Harry Potter was ripoff of LotR. But, that's probably because that's a retarded argument to make if you've read both series.

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Post by redliberte » Sat May 19, 2007 9:50 pm

Harry Potter is NOT overrated.

and it's not like LoTR either... it has elements of it, I guess, but I think Rowling has cannabalized from a lot of other fantasy stories. Harry Potter is at least as much like LoTR as it is like Star Wars.

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Post by AShoaib » Sun May 20, 2007 10:48 am

Harry Potter is NOT overrated.
After I heard some woman in charge of a national literary organization say that people twenty years from now will read Harry Potter like we read Fahrenheit 451 today, I came to the conclusion it's overrated. But then again, that is just one person's opinion.

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Post by ecks » Sun May 20, 2007 1:05 pm

AShoaib wrote:
Harry Potter is NOT overrated.
After I heard some woman in charge of a national literary organization say that people twenty years from now will read Harry Potter like we read Fahrenheit 451 today, I came to the conclusion it's overrated. But then again, that is just one person's opinion.

Summer break doesn't suck.
We already do read Harry Potter like we read Fahrenheit 451. Left to right, top to bottom...

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Post by carpenoctem63141 » Sun May 20, 2007 1:14 pm

ecks wrote:
AShoaib wrote:
Harry Potter is NOT overrated.
After I heard some woman in charge of a national literary organization say that people twenty years from now will read Harry Potter like we read Fahrenheit 451 today, I came to the conclusion it's overrated. But then again, that is just one person's opinion.

Summer break doesn't suck.
We already do read Harry Potter like we read Fahrenheit 451. Left to right, top to bottom...
Oh, that explains why none of those books made sense...








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Post by Jeffrey Hill » Sun May 20, 2007 6:02 pm

HyVee sunflower kernels... for some reason they have the right amount of salt or whatever seasoning that makes them taste so much better than any other brand. Even the package of Schnucks sunflower seeds I got today, which is the exact same package, nutrition facts, ingredients, etc. as the HyVee branded ones taste bland.

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Post by Jeffrey Hill » Thu Feb 07, 2008 2:59 am

We're pretty pessimistic on this board... this thread is buried while "things that suck" is right up at the top. (of course, I'm quite possibly to blame for that, with all the random complaining I do in that thread)

Anyway... something that doesn't suck: AJAX. I finally started implementing it tonight (hence why I'm still up at 3 AM) and it's really cool to be able to only reload part of a page. Hopefully I'll be able to use it efficiently in my programs.

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Post by Death » Fri Feb 08, 2008 11:03 am

being able to skip all my classes because im in the gifted class woot

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Post by LibertyMarie » Fri Feb 08, 2008 12:46 pm

Hannah Montana

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Post by East Buc & UMR » Fri Feb 08, 2008 12:54 pm

Laken hearts Hannah Tana

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Post by STPickrell » Fri Feb 08, 2008 1:34 pm

I tried to listen to Hannah Montana on YouTube but could not make it through the entire song. I succeeded with some Jonas Brothers songs though.

Styx, Journey, Kansas, and Foreigner. All of these bands Do Not Suck.

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Post by Jeffrey Hill » Fri Feb 08, 2008 1:47 pm

STPickrell wrote: Styx, Journey, Kansas, and Foreigner. All of these bands Do Not Suck.
QFT

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Post by redliberte » Fri Feb 08, 2008 3:02 pm

STPickrell wrote: Styx, Journey, Kansas, and Foreigner. All of these bands Do Not Suck.
ditto.

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Post by LibertyMarie » Fri Feb 08, 2008 3:05 pm

STPickrell wrote: I tried to listen to Hannah Montana on YouTube but could not make it through the entire song.
Oh, I mean the tv show. It's really funny. I'm not passionate about her music...yet.

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Post by scphilli » Fri Feb 08, 2008 3:47 pm

The last two weeks of Lost. That did not suck and was worth the 8 month wait.

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Post by redliberte » Mon Feb 25, 2008 7:11 am

daniel day-lewis.

the oscars on the whole, however, kind of sucked.

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Post by LibertyMarie » Mon Feb 25, 2008 8:55 am

The winners for best original song and best original screenplay!

And them letting the girl from Once come back out after the commercial break so she could give an acceptance speech, too (the guy did his thank-yous and then they were musicked off the stage)

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Post by redliberte » Mon Feb 25, 2008 1:59 pm

LibertyMarie wrote: And them letting the girl from Once come back out after the commercial break so she could give an acceptance speech, too (the guy did his thank-yous and then they were musicked off the stage)
yeah, that didn't suck either. i spaced out during the first speech so i was totally confused to what was going on the second time she came up... but that was nice.

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Post by LibertyMarie » Mon Feb 25, 2008 10:04 pm

SYDNEY WHITE. oh my GOSH. i forgot how much i love geeks...
i mean, really. amanda bynes + snow white + revenge of the nerds, where do you go wrong???

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Post by LibertyMarie » Mon Feb 25, 2008 10:06 pm

Alan Rickman. Johnny Depp. Helena Bonham Carter. I love creepy actors...
and alan rickman's voice, omg
(and caitlin knows the rest of this train of thought but I'm pretty sure it'd be inappropriate to post it...)

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Post by redliberte » Tue Feb 26, 2008 2:14 am

LibertyMarie wrote: and alan rickman's voice, omg
(and caitlin knows the rest of this train of thought but I'm pretty sure it'd be inappropriate to post it...)
i'm absolutely certain i've had the same creepy/inappropriate train of thought. absolutely positively.

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Post by LibertyMarie » Tue Feb 26, 2008 8:08 am

hehehehe. he's 62!!!

let's see, what else doesn't suck...headlines like this: "How much does experience really matter?"
(regarding the presidential election--get your mind out of the gutter!)

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Post by Ford08 » Wed Feb 27, 2008 10:43 am

GETTING ACCEPTED INTO COLLEGE!!! GOOO CATS

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Post by Ford08 » Wed Feb 27, 2008 10:44 am

I should note that its competely free and that also does not suck. Also they have people such as Nelson Mandella come and speak there and that also does not suck.

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Post by STPickrell » Wed Feb 27, 2008 11:11 am

Ford08 wrote: I should note that its competely free and that also does not suck. Also they have people such as Nelson Mandella come and speak there and that also does not suck.
Congratulations. I had a classmate of mine go to Berea which is set up much the same way (everyone works 15 hours a week for their tuition.)

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Post by LibertyMarie » Wed Feb 27, 2008 1:31 pm

Yeah, that is a pretty sweet system, way to go!

Things that don't suck:
Sunny days!
Perez Hilton
Enchanted
The fact that the writers' strike is over and done with and they got some of what they wanted
The fact that over a million people have financially contributed to Barack Obama's campaign
A glitch in the Matrix that gave me $250 more on my meal plan than I'm supposed to have

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Post by redliberte » Wed Feb 27, 2008 2:04 pm

Ford08 wrote: I should note that its competely free and that also does not suck. Also they have people such as Nelson Mandella come and speak there and that also does not suck.
woo-hoo for freeness!

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Post by LibertyMarie » Wed Feb 27, 2008 3:22 pm

I have a message on my answering machine from a math professor inviting me to join a mathematics honor society.

My college math experience:
3 hours of statistics freshman year
8 hours of calculus in high school

WTF?????????????

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Post by redliberte » Wed Feb 27, 2008 3:55 pm

heh, classy.

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Post by S.C.Mitchell07 » Sun Mar 02, 2008 1:05 am

LibertyMarie wrote: Yeah, that is a pretty sweet system, way to go!

Things that don't suck:
Sunny days!
Perez Hilton
Enchanted
The fact that the writers' strike is over and done with and they got some of what they wanted
The fact that over a million people have financially contributed to Barack Obama's campaign
A glitch in the Matrix that gave me $250 more on my meal plan than I'm supposed to have
That $250 isn't worth it, IMO.

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Post by LittleMissLit » Sun Mar 02, 2008 10:29 pm

Getting to go to prom with the guy you've had a crush on for a while...
definitely does NOT suck.

=)

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Post by LibertyMarie » Sun Mar 02, 2008 10:51 pm

LittleMissLit wrote: Getting to go to prom with the guy you've had a crush on for a while...
definitely does NOT suck.

=)
aww, yay!

my Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookies do not suck.
The ones I made for state years ago were not the perfection that my cookies these days are.

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Post by LibertyMarie » Tue Mar 04, 2008 9:05 am

Snow day!
(well, okay, it sucks that classes are only canceled until 1:00 and on Tuesdays I'm in class from 12-7...and it sucks not to get my hours for work this morning...but it was nice to sleep in!)

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Post by KentB » Tue Mar 04, 2008 9:17 am

LibertyMarie wrote:
LittleMissLit wrote: Getting to go to prom with the guy you've had a crush on for a while...
definitely does NOT suck.

=)
aww, yay!

my Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookies do not suck.
The ones I made for state years ago were not the perfection that my cookies these days are.
but they were still quite amazing, anyway

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Post by FordATeam/CC » Tue Mar 04, 2008 9:53 am

ScoBo1987 wrote:
STPickrell wrote: Styx, Journey, Kansas, and Foreigner. All of these bands Do Not Suck.
QFT
I have to agree... they do NOT suck.

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