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*shrugs* [Jun. 19th, 2011|03:43 pm]
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There are these times where I think about my past, and then I go OH MY GOD DID I REALLY DO THAT!?

SERIOUSLY MAN, YOU THOUGHT THAT WAS A GOOD IDEA?

*cringes* Good lord that's embarrassing *cringes*

Oh yeah, also, I got a piece of paper saying that I can do math a few weeks ago. I guess I should say something about that. It's a very pretty piece of paper, and most of it is embossed. I'm pretty amused that they didn't emboss the part that says the date. You'd think that, since something like 5,000 of us (between grad and undergrad) were graduating on that same day, that they would get that embossed too.

Eh, it looks like I still don't feel like writing anything meaningful on here. Which is strange. Usually, I want to write some kind of "quarter in review" post after I finish a quarter, so you'd think I'd want to write a "UChicago in review" post. Maybe I'll decide to do it someday, but that day is not today.
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[User Picture]From: pteromys
2011-06-20 03:05 am (UTC)
Congratulations on collecting the pretty piece of paper!

(On the Select Item Subscreen, set it to (<), (v), or (>)...)

Er, anyway, it might be good to wait a bit and let your thoughts settle. A "UChicago in review" post would seem pretty challenging to write, since I bet so much happened that it's hard to do much more than point to a handful of highlights or trends--trends that may not become apparent right after emerging from the thick of it. What'll be harder to do after waiting might be to reconstruct a mental state snapshot or recall recent memories, but it's not like you really need an "in review" post to do that.
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[User Picture]From: pteromys
2011-06-20 03:05 am (UTC)
...sigh, darn it. Lost my coloring and bolding and ruined the joke.

Oh, well. It was a lousy joke anyway.
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[User Picture]From: eyefragment
2011-06-20 03:15 am (UTC)
What!? Lame? No, anything relating to Ocarina of Time is great! You're totally right, I can hold my piece of paper out in various places and have it rotate in my hand. If the right person is nearby, it will trigger an interaction of some form.

Anyway, I think you're right. I'll probably be in a better position to write a "UofC in review" post in a couple of months, maybe just before I start in the real world.
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[User Picture]From: limitedcake
2011-06-20 12:27 pm (UTC)
Congrats! What's next for you?
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[User Picture]From: eyefragment
2011-06-21 11:35 pm (UTC)
Thankee. The current plan is to work as a Software Engineer at Microsoft, and then probably return to academia in 5-10 years.
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From: ch3cooh
2011-06-24 02:54 am (UTC)
Congrats - according to the Wizard of Oz, you now have a brain. I still need a brain... I'm working on it. The heart and courage appear to be filling back in sos I'm happy enough :).

I especially have those *cringes* moments when I read posts about such things on my LJ - I have a lot of private entrees, some of which I almost wish were 'private to the Zandra who wrote them who clearly couldn't be related to me'

I believe Sachi's attending Chicago next year. I'm looking forward to this too - she's invited me to Scav. I'd be interested to hear what you've thought of the place. :)
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[User Picture]From: sniffnoy
2011-06-24 04:46 am (UTC)
the Zandra who wrote them who clearly couldn't be related to me

See also: http://www.qwantz.com/index.php?comic=291
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