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    I might not be a Doctor, but I am the Spider Solitaire Queen :flute:
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    (Original post by Zoedotdot)
    Bless you, it came out months ago here :p: I really enjoyed it as well though. I think a lot of people were put off by the plot not being so explicit, but the issue is that the book itself is very psychological, and while I think they did a good job of conveying that aspect, they didn't always do a good job of conveying the specifics of what was going on.
    Haha! Sometimes it's the other way round, I mean I had (the not so amazing film that was) a Dangerous Method in November, and Melz0r had The Artist back then too. It's definitely a high concentration film, and very subtle. It also seemed really well made, the music and the flashbacks and the way they built up character gradually despite having such a huge cast.

    (Original post by smilepea)
    Hears CUSU elections mentioned *swoops in*
    Hehe, I had a feeling you might Thank you! I got to the manifestos in the end, didn't see the hustings though. I know I'm outside of the Bubble, but I think the referendum wasn't very well publicised, and I think you're right, there didn't seem to be much variety across the different positions. I'm sure there were faaar more candidates last year... :confused: Having said that, Education and Welfare seemed such strong candidates it isn't so upsetting that there was no competition. Now just to see what they do this coming year.
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    (Original post by Athena)
    When do we get the CUSU results?
    They're out I thought? Certainly I saw some in an online version of TCS...
    http://www.tcs.cam.ac.uk/download/TC...ent_Issue8.pdf
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    (Original post by Leipzig)
    Things in my life that would be better at a different uni:
    a) my social life
    b) my bank balance
    c) my knowledge of pop/youth culture
    d) my wardrobe

    Things in my life that would be worse at a different uni:
    a) my ego
    b) my knowledge of chosen subject areas
    c) my liver
    d) my health
    I think for me those lists would be more or less mirrored had I gone to another uni.

    (Original post by Canned Door)
    Go to the cinema instead! Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy was amazing. A long, good quality film, loads of amazing actors and a plot I think I'd need a second viewing of to fully grasp. Not really an action film, but still so gripping. Anyone else seen it yet? I don't know when it came out in the UK, or if anyone will have had a chance to see it in term time... Definitely recommend it!
    I've seen it once but as you say I think I'll need to find time to see it again to fully get it.
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    (Original post by Canned Door)
    Hehe, I had a feeling you might Thank you! I got to the manifestos in the end, didn't see the hustings though. I know I'm outside of the Bubble, but I think the referendum wasn't very well publicised, and I think you're right, there didn't seem to be much variety across the different positions. I'm sure there were faaar more candidates last year... :confused: Having said that, Education and Welfare seemed such strong candidates it isn't so upsetting that there was no competition. Now just to see what they do this coming year.
    Interestingly there were the same number of uncontested positions last year. But that said there were 16 candidates in total last year and only 12 this year.

    I've been out of the loop the last few weeks owing to personal circumstances, but I've also heard complaints that the referendum wasn't very well publicised. Also a lot of people simply missed it on the ballot paper, and the question was worded in a confusing manor.



    (Original post by Athena)
    When do we get the CUSU results?
    A full results breakdown is here
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    (Original post by gethsemane342)
    Happy birthday!
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    Thanks guys! I've think I've gotten over birthday moroseness by the usual method: repetitious boozing . I kinda felt this year that there wasn't really much point in trying to do anything at all due to the fact of living in a different city (even though I was in Cam for the actual day for supervisions) and not having the same sort of social capital you do when you're in college. Also broke with the cherished tradition of creating an annual overly-elaborate drinking game each year:
    Spoiler:
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    2008 - (Honestly can't remember, but there was one)
    2009 - Bob the Amoeba's: Evolve or Drink
    2010 - Magic: The Drinkering
    2011 - Pantheon


    Fortunately, I managed to catch Florence+the Machine for the first time the next day with some friends from work, so that cheered me up somewhat .

    (Original post by BigFudamental)
    You finished your undergrad at 19!?!? Oh wait, that's the start date.
    I actually finished my BA at 20, MPhil at 21 .
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    (Original post by alex_hk90)
    Hope you enjoyed formal!
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    Just wrote ~2,700 words on some literature I didn't understand *shrug*
    Thanks caffeine and secondary literature, I'll call that a wrap...
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    (Original post by Sockpirate)
    Hope you enjoyed formal!
    I did - thanks! It was nice to see you.
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    ...and now it seems my predisposition to working late at night fueled by caffeine and loud music has come back to bite me. Now I seem able to work *only* when accompanied by my two comrades-in-arms, time of day notwithstanding...
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    (Original post by Leipzig)
    ...and now it seems my predisposition to working late at night fueled by caffeine and loud music has come back to bite me. Now I seem able to work *only* when accompanied by my two comrades-in-arms, time of day notwithstanding...
    This happened to me at one point in Cambridge, I couldn't work without Lucozade and having music/TV on in the background. You just have to go cold turkey. :sadnod:
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    (Original post by Slumpy)
    Also-full time work is tiring! Don't do it guys!
    Is it wrong that I decided to stalk you on Facebook rather than ask about the job?
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    (Original post by harr)
    Is it wrong that I decided to stalk you on Facebook rather than ask about the job?
    It's entirely the tactic I would go for. But as ever, I forget your name:p:
    (Actually, about 30 seconds stalking found you...)
    The only problem is I make something of an issue of trying to not publish too much online!
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    (Original post by Slumpy)
    It's entirely the tactic I would go for. But as ever, I forget your name:p:
    (Actually, about 30 seconds stalking found you...)
    The only problem is I make something of an issue of trying to not publish too much online!
    I assume you can't see much? I'm getting too old to keep track of all of Facebook's privacy changes.
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    (Original post by harr)
    I assume you can't see much? I'm getting too old to keep track of all of Facebook's privacy changes.
    Same. I just find myself putting less and less on Facebook so there is less and less still-relevant information.
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    (Original post by harr)
    I assume you can't see much? I'm getting too old to keep track of all of Facebook's privacy changes.
    Um, I hadn't actually looked:p:
    But, I don't believe so, no.
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    (Original post by alex_hk90)
    This happened to me at one point in Cambridge, I couldn't work without Lucozade and having music/TV on in the background. You just have to go cold turkey. :sadnod:
    Good to know I'm not going completely screwy then! Sometimes I do wonder... also, given it's week 8, I might as well ride out the storm and reset in ET
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    Does anyone know much about working at any of the summer schools that occur over the Summer in Cambridge? Needing ideas for jobs to do over the summer
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    (Original post by It could be lupus)
    Does anyone know much about working at any of the summer schools that occur over the Summer in Cambridge? Needing ideas for jobs to do over the summer
    I'm applying for two (The official one and Oxbridge Academics). One of them is supposed to be really sketchy, I forget the name exactly but watch out!
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    (Original post by Leipzig)
    I'm applying for two (The official one and Oxbridge Academics). One of them is supposed to be really sketchy, I forget the name exactly but watch out!
    Yeah I knew one was sketchy. I have been trying to find out the name, but have failed so far
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