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Random Babbling - 114

Discussion in 'Whatnots' started by dmc, Dec 2, 2010.

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  1. Morgoth

    Morgoth La lune ne garde aucune rancune Veteran

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    what? huh? what? what? is he redoing elementary school?
     
  2. Decados

    Decados The Chosen One

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    Perhaps the presence of the the children suggests that he should have been paying more attention when they taught him how the first time?

    Heh, just kidding (kidding...I need to get out more, I think). What course is he taking?
     
  3. Silvery

    Silvery I won't pretend to be your friend coz I'm just not ★ SPS Account Holder Adored Veteran

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    He's gone to college to study IT Hardware so he's surrounded by 16/17 year olds. He did college back when he was 16 but didn't find anything he wanted to make a career out of so he's gone back now while we can afford for both of us not to work
     
  4. dmc

    dmc Speak softly and carry a big briefcase Staff Member Distinguished Member ★ SPS Account Holder Resourceful Adored Veteran New Server Contributor [2012] (for helping Sorcerer's Place lease a new, more powerful server!)

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    I'm sorry, but I find it rather funny that a 35 year old guy with kids, studying IT hardware, is stuck in a class where they are explaining condom usage. Is this some sort of general ed requirement that he cannot get out of? Seems bizarre, but I suppose it makes for a good story.
     
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    Saber A revolution without dancing is not worth having! Veteran

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    I have a madman living in my basement.
     
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    Loreseeker A believer in knowledge Veteran

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    Missed the purple.

    *dusts off her login*

    First RPB spam of this year, for me. Doing well, got kind of caught up in RL and getting used to PhD studies.
     
  7. Blades of Vanatar

    Blades of Vanatar Vanatar will rise again Adored Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!)

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    That is hilarious. Is it a group exercise? ;)
     
  8. Morgoth

    Morgoth La lune ne garde aucune rancune Veteran

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    They teach kids studying IT hardware how to use a condom? Do they also teach these kids how to connect a space shuttle to the ISS? :p

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    Yay Lore is back! :D
     
  9. 8people

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    [​IMG] UK has sex ed compulsory from year 7 until year 13.

    Me? I came home when I was seven to find a stack of books on my bed :mommy:

    Funniest lecture I've attended on the subject was on examinations of the female anatomy when a speculum was handed out to the audience. It was passed to the first girl and there was this loud shearing noise as it sprung wide apart without anybody handling it. I think everyone in the room at that time crossed their legs in horror.

    I thought it was hilarious.

    Nobody wanted to touch it after that though, lol
     
  10. Silvery

    Silvery I won't pretend to be your friend coz I'm just not ★ SPS Account Holder Adored Veteran

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    Turns out that he was allowed to miss the lecture. He was also allowed to miss 'What to expect as you learn to drive' (he's been driving 18 years!). These things are compulsory for all the kids at the college. It's a good thing but silly for people like Rob!
     
  11. Taluntain

    Taluntain Resident Alpha and Omega Staff Member ★ SPS Account Holder Resourceful Adored Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) New Server Contributor [2012] (for helping Sorcerer's Place lease a new, more powerful server!) Torment: Tides of Numenera SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) BoM XenForo Migration Contributor [2015] (for helping support the migration to new forum software!)

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    Why on earth would a college need to teach kids what to expect when they learn to drive? Just in case they paid off the driving instructor to pass them?

    Hey Lore, I've been wondering where you've been - good to see you back!
     
  12. 8people

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    [​IMG] Tends to be a popular thing in community colleges as there's a certain strata of society that has kids either trying to teach themselves or a relative does because they don't want to bother with lessons :doh:

    To be fair to be qualified to teach driving in the UK it's pathetically easy. It should be better regulated.
     
  13. Marceror

    Marceror Chaos Shall Be Sown In Their Footsteps Adored Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) Torment: Tides of Numenera SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) BoM XenForo Migration Contributor [2015] (for helping support the migration to new forum software!)

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    You could start by getting onto the correct side of the road! :p

    :outta:
     
  14. 8people

    8people 8 is just another way of looking at infinite ★ SPS Account Holder Adored Veteran

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    [​IMG] I still count as a pedestrian :p Can't get me for reckless driving now, the bastards! :D
     
  15. Marceror

    Marceror Chaos Shall Be Sown In Their Footsteps Adored Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) Torment: Tides of Numenera SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) BoM XenForo Migration Contributor [2015] (for helping support the migration to new forum software!)

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    It's a good thing there's this little thing called the Atlantic Ocean between us, to keep me safe! :lol:
     
  16. Ofelix

    Ofelix The world changes, we do not, what irony!

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    TED is coming to Concordia university (It's on Montréal) on February 19, I sure hope I can attend! You've got to apply to it, guess there's a lot of people wanting to go in. Wonder who will be the invited lecturer.
     
  17. Morgoth

    Morgoth La lune ne garde aucune rancune Veteran

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    TED is awesome. Did you see the Mandelbrot and Ramachandran presentations on the website?
     
  18. Decados

    Decados The Chosen One

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    Ok, perhaps I'm being a bit dense here, but TED?
     
  19. Merlanni

    Merlanni Veteran New Server Contributor [2012] (for helping Sorcerer's Place lease a new, more powerful server!)

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    Pray do.

    You made your point, there always be an England.

    ---------- Added 0 hours, 6 minutes and 18 seconds later... ----------

    Köln just won. We might have a happy Ragusa. I hope Van Gaal return to us. He is a comedian and football trainer.
     
  20. Marceror

    Marceror Chaos Shall Be Sown In Their Footsteps Adored Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) Torment: Tides of Numenera SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) BoM XenForo Migration Contributor [2015] (for helping support the migration to new forum software!)

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    Wait, one of the most benign, innocent jokes between an American and an English(wo)man, and you feel you need to try to put a stop to it? :rolleyes:

    By the way, my second post had nothing to do with what side of the road the English drive on, and everything to do with a girl with a high speed chair who isn't bound by traffic laws. ;)
     
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