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    (Original post by Jamesgj123)
    Hi, could anyone explain the difference between Mathematics A and B in Natural Sciences, in terms of course content and advantages?
    You've already got a reply to the same question you posted before on another thread.
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    (Original post by vincrows)
    You've already got a reply to the same question you posted before on another thread.
    Oh, my bad
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    Are the fries good in Cambridge? Important question
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    (Original post by Zacken)
    Jake Wright's DoS seemed really cool from the videos off his channel.
    The queens DoS for CompSci has changed recently, according to their website and archive.org
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    (Original post by Zacken)
    Whoo! I'm going for Spalding. Same reason as you. Kitchens are a bonus, but my culinary skills max out at making tea, so not much use to me. Not very happy about all the other freshers enjoy themselves over the college bar at Keynes with their ensuites, but I'll live, I suppose.

    Haha, I'm not sure if I can work up the motivation to read it, apparently we'll have a group discussion about it in Freshers, so... urgh, King's are such nerds. :lol:

    BTW, on that note - you haven't received your CAS yet, have you?
    Sorry if I'm being stupid here, but what is a CAS? I haven't received any e-mail after yesterday... seems all of the material is coming only through mail and not by e-mail at all!
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    I bought four sets of knives, forks and spoons in case I cba washing up

    (yes I posted this in the other thread first)
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    (Original post by Axiomara)
    Are the fries good in Cambridge? Important question
    just go to a maccies
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    (Original post by Serine Soul)
    just go to a maccies
    cheeky nandos

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    (Original post by Axiomara)
    Are the fries good in Cambridge? Important question
    It is called toast up there.


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    (Original post by Krollo)
    cheeky nandos

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    nandos are actually expensive for a student
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    Not sure if this will work...

    (FB 360 vid)

    https://m.facebook.com/story.php?sto...53741081489064

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    (Original post by Axiomara)
    Are the fries good in Cambridge? Important question
    Trinity do awesome sweet potato fries 🍟

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    (Original post by Serine Soul)
    nandos are actually expensive for a student
    i cri evrytim

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    (Original post by Axiomara)
    Are the fries good in Cambridge? Important question
    You'll be eating a lot of fries from the 'Van of life', you'll understand exactly what I mean when you see it.
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    (Original post by Serine Soul)
    nandos are actually expensive for a student
    didn't u make the most of free nandos the a level results students the other day?
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    (Original post by KingRS)
    It says I need to wear a gown during Formal dinner, Special Formal seems to be 3 times a week so does that mean Formal is the dinner that's on every day? (In the White Book)
    I may have read it wrong so please correct me if so
    Yep you're reading it right The white book has confusing wording!

    What the white book calls "Formal" is normal dinner, served every day in hall c. 5:30-7:30pm cafeteria style. Wear normal, everyday clothes. (I think the white book somewhere says the staff might not serve you in sportsgear)

    What the white book calls "special formal" is what we all call "formal" and is the sit-down meal served three times a week, at 8pm after normal hall. This is what you need formal clothes and a gown for.

    Hope that makes sense!

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    (Original post by Protoxylic)
    You'll be eating a lot of fries from the 'Van of life', you'll understand exactly what I mean when you see it.
    Still can't understand why some people crave that thing...........
    Isn't Gardie's chips more suitable for human consumption?
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    (Original post by vincrows)
    Still can't understand why some people crave that thing...........
    Isn't Gardie's chips more suitable for human consumption?
    Their 'cheesy chips' are actually abysmal (van of life); it's like partially melted grated cheese and partially is an overstatement. But their chips in general are good value with a good range of sauces.

    Gardie's is good grease food I guess, I'm not a big fan of Gardie's tbh, however, I haven't actually tried their chips.
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    Does anyone know what the Clare College food is like?? Also a bit of a weird question but are the colleges good with their vegetarian meals, or would it be impossible for me to sustain this for the 3/4 years?
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    (Original post by PhysicsIP2016)
    Does anyone know what the Clare College food is like?? Also a bit of a weird question but are the colleges good with their vegetarian meals, or would it be impossible for me to sustain this for the 3/4 years?
    There are veggie meals on offer at every mealtime (vegetarianism seems to be a very big thing in Cambridge tbh – at least far more common than in Wales) but quality can sometimes be variable.

    This isn't a Clare-specific answer though. The one time I've eaten at Clare was at their vegan formal (not by design – we happened to arrange a formal with Welsh Soc there on that night) and it was surprisingly really good.
 
 
 
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