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Post by PCreedon » Mon Mar 01, 2010 7:44 pm

socalcaptain wrote:On a related note, I stayed up until 4:45 working on an essay in Philosophy of Mind, which meant I had no energy whatsoever to get up and go to my 9 am Indigenous Religions class, and once I made that choice it was easy to skip my 11 am Regional Dialects class. I finally got up and went to Philosophy of Mind at noon and Social Inequalities at 1. Then I went to the mall, did some shopping, got a haircut, and now I'm chillaxing.
Is your skipping of class or your lack of sleep what sucked? Your day actually sounded quite productive.

In the course of sleep deprivation and Citizen Kane induced madness, I've decided that I want to be Orson Welles when I grow up.

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Post by LibertyMarie » Mon Mar 01, 2010 8:14 pm

PCreedon wrote:In the course of sleep deprivation and Citizen Kane induced madness, I've decided that I want to be Orson Welles when I grow up.
I liked the movie Me and Orson Welles...it had Zac Efron in it...muahaha.

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Post by dividebyzero » Mon Mar 01, 2010 8:54 pm

Just fell asleep three separate times in the same fifteen minute car ride. I don't know how that's possible, but I definitely did..

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Post by PenforPrez » Mon Mar 01, 2010 9:05 pm

I was staying with my parents in Cuba over the weekend and my mother gave me two allergy pills this morning; my allergies have been on fire for the last week. The pills knocked me out like a light; I was more than half-asleep on the nearly 90-minute drive to work this morning. :(

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Post by PenforPrez » Mon Mar 01, 2010 9:06 pm

PCreedon wrote:In the course of sleep deprivation and Citizen Kane induced madness, I've decided that I want to be Orson Welles when I grow up.
Orson Welles circa 1941 or Orson Welles circa 1980 (when the only work he could get was bad TV commercials)??

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IH1PJTY9 ... re=related

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Post by socalcaptain » Mon Mar 01, 2010 9:18 pm

PCreedon wrote: Is your skipping of class or your lack of sleep what sucked? Your day actually sounded quite productive.
Um...lack of sleep, for sure. Though missing class was not what I wanted to do, I think two fully-awake classes is better than four almost-asleep classes.

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Post by ZhangC1459 » Tue Mar 02, 2010 6:31 pm

I can't feel my legs. Our new tennis coach is owning us massively.

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Post by dividebyzero » Fri Mar 05, 2010 11:34 pm

Getting the first place high score on a flash game...and then realizing that the score won't submit
I hate school computers...

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Post by ZhangC1459 » Sun Mar 07, 2010 1:06 pm

Sneezing, and having a painful spasm from your abs that ends up with your laptop banging into your forehead from curling into the fetal position too fast.

Also, losing the game because of a question at the tournament yesterday

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Post by PenforPrez » Sun Mar 07, 2010 1:21 pm

There's a record label in Germany that does massive CD collections (mostly for obsessive completists like myself) of old country and pop singers, some dating to the 1920's. I love their collections, especially since I like the older music anyway. Problem is, on their website, all of the descriptions are in German! :( This collection I was looking at this morning is a good example.

http://www.bear-family.de/index.php?sid ... ype=search

Javohl!

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Post by ZhangC1459 » Tue Mar 09, 2010 5:22 pm

PenforPrez wrote:There's a record label in Germany that does massive CD collections (mostly for obsessive completists like myself) of old country and pop singers, some dating to the 1920's. I love their collections, especially since I like the older music anyway. Problem is, on their website, all of the descriptions are in German! :( This collection I was looking at this morning is a good example.

http://www.bear-family.de/index.php?sid ... ype=search

Javohl!
Translate.google.com ... and just like, guess from the gibberish bits at what they were ACTUALLY trying to say.

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Post by Keith Moon » Tue Mar 09, 2010 5:25 pm

Getting tricked by a good friend into checking that your name is misspelled....

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Post by dividebyzero » Tue Mar 09, 2010 5:38 pm

Keith Moon wrote:Getting tricked by a good friend into checking that your name is misspelled....
Ummm, sorry to break it to you, Rumple, but it is misspelled...
:lol:

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Post by ZhangC1459 » Tue Mar 09, 2010 5:40 pm

dividebyzero wrote:
Keith Moon wrote:Getting tricked by a good friend into checking that your name is misspelled....
Ummm, sorry to break it to you, Rumple, but it is misspelled...
:lol:
Yeah, I have a screenshot in my sig now

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Post by PCreedon » Sat Mar 13, 2010 9:04 pm

^Very funny

-getting rejected by Wash U. Member of the MOQBA I cannot be. Once again, ouch.

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Post by PenforPrez » Mon Mar 15, 2010 9:20 pm

Got my full GRE scores today. My writing score was lower than I expected. Wasn't bad, but I'm a better writer than the score indicates. My verbal score though was in the 88th percentile. :D

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Post by socalcaptain » Wed Mar 17, 2010 6:54 am

Having a test at 9 am and not being completely ready...and thus getting up 45 minutes earlier than normal to do some extra-last-minute studying (read: cramming).

On a good note - I think I will be sleeping a lot this afternoon...

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Post by PenforPrez » Fri Mar 19, 2010 2:38 pm

Just took a nap and had a dream where there was a helicopter crash. :o I've never even been in a helicopter; not sure what that's about.

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Post by DeckardCain » Fri Mar 19, 2010 3:55 pm

Missing the NAQT qualifier :(

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Post by Machina » Sat Mar 20, 2010 9:31 am

Ditto what Matt said. :(

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Post by octo » Sat Mar 20, 2010 9:50 am

Missing the NAQT qualifier to go to Lexington, the latter being snowed out, and our coach suggesting that we go to the rescheduled Lexington tournament next weekend instead of Truman. NOT happening.

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Post by DeckardCain » Sat Mar 20, 2010 6:02 pm

Kansas

hahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha

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Post by FishyFreshman » Sat Mar 20, 2010 6:18 pm

Seconded. Chumps.

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Post by socalcaptain » Sat Mar 20, 2010 6:19 pm

DeckardCain wrote:Kansas

hahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha
This. But also contradictorily, Northern Iowa for screwing over my bracket. The good news is that all of you who have Kansas winning overall are even more screwed than me.

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Post by FishyFreshman » Sat Mar 20, 2010 6:20 pm

Had I made a bracket, I would've had KU winning. Luckily, I didn't. So I am just full of joy right now.

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Post by DeckardCain » Sat Mar 20, 2010 6:42 pm

socalcaptain wrote:
DeckardCain wrote:Kansas

hahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha
This. But also contradictorily, Northern Iowa for screwing over my bracket. The good news is that all of you who have Kansas winning overall are even more screwed than me.
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1) to brag
2) lolololololol kansas

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Post by WillHack » Sun Mar 21, 2010 2:07 am

I like this twist of fate for my college... now, if we can just stomp some turtles....

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Post by Jeffrey Hill » Sun Mar 21, 2010 9:22 am

DeckardCain wrote:Kansas

hahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha
This, says the board's Kansas resident.

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Post by Jeffrey Hill » Sun Mar 21, 2010 9:41 am

Driving back to KC yesterday. I don't think I have spent a longer period of time without changing lanes. We were going around 40 most of the way. It's amazing we didn't see any accidents (just a few individual cars run off the road), as many people (including stupid semis) were passing us at ridiculous speeds.

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Post by octo » Tue Mar 23, 2010 3:21 pm

Going to rescheduled Lexington tournament this weekend instead of Truman. :(

On the bright side, as Uday will be in India, I get to be captain for the first time, so that's something.

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Post by Jeffrey Hill » Sat Mar 27, 2010 12:47 pm

Gmail's spam filter, apparently. It's flagged 3 legitimate emails as spam in the last week. (For those of you Gmail users who have staffed HSNCT before and haven't received Joel's invite sent this morning, you might check your spam folder as it was one of the three aforementioned emails marked as spam.)

On a related note - one time I was looking in Thunderbird (Mozilla's desktop mail client) for an email I sent and one of the emails I clicked on that I sent was marked as "Thunderbird thinks this is a scam".
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Post by Keith Moon » Sun Mar 28, 2010 8:51 pm

Spending a weekend away in Atlanta and not getting any homework extensions

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Post by PenforPrez » Sat Apr 03, 2010 6:43 am

Something that does suck on vacation--getting a sunburn. Walked through the entire National Mall yesterday and got toasted. :(

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Post by Keith Moon » Sat Apr 03, 2010 11:29 am

I just realized, this page only has 1 cz post...More indication of the approaching apocalypse :shock: (which sucks, so my post is relevant!)

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Post by dividebyzero » Sat Apr 03, 2010 5:43 pm

Keith Moon wrote:I just realized, this page only has 1 cz post...More indication of the approaching apocalypse :shock: (which sucks, so my post is relevant!)
Ummm...learn to numberz?

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Post by ZhangC1459 » Sat Apr 03, 2010 5:54 pm

Keith Moon wrote:I just realized, this page only has 1 cz post...More indication of the approaching apocalypse :shock: (which sucks, so my post is relevant!)
I count two in the bottom third alone, Rumple.

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Post by Keith Moon » Sun Apr 04, 2010 7:06 pm

not on my page. Failure :lol:

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Post by ZhangC1459 » Sun Apr 04, 2010 7:18 pm

Keith Moon wrote:not on my page. Failure :lol:

You use IE and/or display less. Which is a fail and a massive amount of suck by itself

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Post by PenforPrez » Fri Apr 09, 2010 11:05 am

Something else that sucks on vacation--coming back with a head cold. :(

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Post by ZhangC1459 » Fri Apr 09, 2010 9:52 pm

Speaking of head colds... Allergies suck massive.. well, yeah. I can't sleep at night for not being able to breathe... and my sense of smell has gone. Also, my eyes are red and puffy and I generally look even worse than normal.

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Post by Jeffrey Hill » Sat Apr 10, 2010 11:59 pm

The people on a balcony in the building across the way who won't shut up. Seriously, it's 1 AM!!!!

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Post by Jeffrey Hill » Sun Apr 11, 2010 12:49 am

U. Lou Sthagaim wrote:The people on a balcony in the building across the way who won't shut up. Seriously, it's 1 AM!!!!
Looks like they're FINALLY wrapping up... maybe I can actually get some sleep now!

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Post by ZhangC1459 » Sun Apr 11, 2010 4:27 pm

U. Lou Sthagaim wrote:The people on a balcony in the building across the way who won't shut up. Seriously, it's 1 AM!!!!
This is what crossbows are for.

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Post by PenforPrez » Mon Apr 12, 2010 4:36 pm

The State Department has issued a new travel warning for towns on the Mexican side of the border.

http://travel.state.gov/travel/cis_pa_t ... _4755.html

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Post by socalcaptain » Mon Apr 19, 2010 2:07 pm

Just heard today that the director of Marching Mizzou is leaving to go to another school in Wisconsin (I don't know exactly where; the official email only went out to music majors and minors).

He is one of the reasons I came to Mizzou... I can only hope that the new director, whoever he/she is, can approximate the level of coolness that we had with MDK.

Dr. Knight - you will always be a part of the Marching Mizzou family. Unless you took a job at KU. ;)
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Post by PenforPrez » Mon Apr 19, 2010 2:50 pm

Korean pop music. I'm forced to listen to it at work EVERY.SINGLE.DAY! :cry: Somebody needs to tell these people that disco died 30 years ago. :o

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Post by ZhangC1459 » Tue Apr 20, 2010 5:57 pm

PenforPrez wrote:Korean pop music. I'm forced to listen to it at work EVERY.SINGLE.DAY! :cry: Somebody needs to tell these people that disco died 30 years ago. :o
Oh god, kpop. The only good thing I can say about Kpop is that Lee Hyori is hot.

This makes getting an Asian girlfriend that much harder because she'll insist that I listen to it. It's a plague upon us...

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Post by PenforPrez » Thu Apr 22, 2010 11:54 am

As a small gesture for Earth Day, I walked to the QuikTrip to get my coffee fix instead of driving there. This was before I realized there's almost no sidewalks on the roughly half-mile walk between here and QT. :( This is why I like living in the city. Sidewalks everywhere. 8)

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Post by socalcaptain » Fri Apr 23, 2010 9:38 pm

When procrastination finally catches up with you...

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Post by Charlie Dees » Sun Apr 25, 2010 1:36 am

Power outages, especially when neither you nor any of your neighbors have flashlights.

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