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Old 01-21-2008, 06:29 PM
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This is crummy timing, but today I head back to Waterloo to give my thesis talk. If all goes well, I'll be back with the last of my UW work taken care of by Thursday.
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Well, good luck then.
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Break a leg. Here's hoping yours goes as well as mine did. The trick is to pick friendly profs for your committee.
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Oh I wish you good luck as well
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Best of Luck, Z, though I'm sure you won't need it.

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"Neglect not your knees."

A true obscure reference. Hey, if CV gets to give worthwhile advice, who am I to not continue the trend?
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Many thanks for the support, guys. I nailed the talk -- it's smooth sailing from here.

More when I'm at my computer again. The PSP "keyboard" is a harsh mistress.
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Only a master of terrible puns, Sa'arth.

Way to go, oh Zekey one.
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On whose door did you nail the talk? And did Martin Luther sue you for plagarism?
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Many thanks for the support, guys. I nailed the talk -- it's smooth sailing from here.

More when I'm at my computer again. The PSP "keyboard" is a harsh mistress.
Congratulations. You deserve it.

@Nate: I'd start running. I really don't think Zeke will appreciate the comparison with Luther.
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I stand by my joke. Zeke himself said that he "nailed the talk." Seems like a perfectly natural setup for a punchline to me.
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*nails Nate's head to a coffee table*


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When do they want the final revised final polished final final version of your thesis, Zeke?
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I was sort of hoping that if anyone WERE to decapitate me and attach my head to a coffee table, they'd forego the nails and use the handyman's secret weapon: duct tape.
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What?
If only stills of Monty Python sketches were available online....
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Wait, rewind....

PSP? Congratulations.

Indeed, what a horrible, horrible keypad. Otherwise, good system.
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