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    lol that's what I typed and auto-spelling correction changed it.....:0

    And lol no.2.
    That's exactly the same model and colour I use at home.
    I like it because it's so easy but my sustainable engineering-specialist niece accuses me for being extremely environmentally-unfriendly........
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    (Original post by vincrows)
    lol that's what I typed and auto-spelling correction changed it.....:0

    And lol no.2.
    That's exactly the same model and colour I use at home.
    I like it because it's so easy but my sustainable engineering-specialist niece accuses me for being extremely environmentally-unfriendly........
    Yes - we have a "normal" espresso machine at home but that one is nice and convenient for a student... he's already ordered a pack of 100 "compatible" cartridges with a wide selection of different coffees.
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    google cambridge email for smartphones, it allows you to set it up as a normal mail account

    (Original post by Lincoln123)
    how can I easily gain access to my Cambridge email account?
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    (Original post by jneill)
    Yes - we have a "normal" espresso machine at home but that one is nice and convenient for a student... he's already ordered a pack of 100 "compatible" cartridges with a wide selection of different coffees.
    Depriving Christ's from making money out of his caffein addiction.
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    (Original post by sayswho)
    I will be arriving in less than 24 hours and it still doesn't feel real
    Why are you going up there early?
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    Haven't posted here in a while but I guess a lot of us are arriving in the next few days/have already arrived so...

    Good luck and have fun in Cambridge! It's been a thrilling ride with you all. Including all the ups and downs, the whole application process wouldn't have been as exciting and entertaining as it has been without the people here. I'll definitely see some of you soon especially Christ's and Phys NatSci freshers but I do hope that a lot of us continue to use TSR to some extent. I'd be interested to read on this thread what you are all up to in a few months. Many thanks once again to the adult crew vincrows, jneill and CAT now known as Murray Edwards Admissions, and already-students as well as graduates for all the help and advice you've given us. I'm wishing you all the very very best!

    Lots of love,
    C0balt
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    (Original post by C0balt)
    Haven't posted here in a while but I guess a lot of us are arriving in the next few days/have already arrived so...

    Good luck and have fun in Cambridge! It's been a thrilling ride with you all. Including all the ups and downs, the whole application process wouldn't have been as exciting and entertaining as it has been without the people here. I'll definitely see some of you soon especially Christ's and Phys NatSci freshers but I do hope that a lot of us continue to use TSR to some extent. I'd be interested to read on this thread what you are all up to in a few months. Many thanks once again to the adult crew vincrows, jneill and CAT now known as Murray Edwards Admissions, and already-students as well as graduates for all the help and advice you've given us. I'm wishing you all the very very best!

    Lots of love,
    C0balt
    It's not going to get all emotional in here again is it?!



    It's been an absolute delight to have been allowed to be with you all on this amazing journey. And yes it's nearly time for you to take that next step on what I'm sure promises to be quite an experience for you at Cambridge; some of it will be brilliant, some not so good. Whatever happens - I know you will all make the very most of it.

    And try to take a breath every once in a while to just... be.
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    (Original post by C0balt)
    Haven't posted here in a while but I guess a lot of us are arriving in the next few days/have already arrived so...

    Good luck and have fun in Cambridge! It's been a thrilling ride with you all. Including all the ups and downs, the whole application process wouldn't have been as exciting and entertaining as it has been without the people here. I'll definitely see some of you soon especially Christ's and Phys NatSci freshers but I do hope that a lot of us continue to use TSR to some extent. I'd be interested to read on this thread what you are all up to in a few months. Many thanks once again to the adult crew vincrows, jneill and CAT now known as Murray Edwards Admissions, and already-students as well as graduates for all the help and advice you've given us. I'm wishing you all the very very best!

    Lots of love,
    C0balt
    Thanks for thanks, and good luck!
    You deserve it.

    (Original post by jneill)
    It's not going to get all emotional in here again is it?!



    It's been an absolute delight to have been allowed to be with you all on this amazing journey. And yes it's nearly time for you to take that next step on what I'm sure promises to be quite an experience for you at Cambridge; some of it will be brilliant, some not so good. Whatever happens - I know you will all make the very most of it.

    And try to take a breath every once in a while to just... be.
    What jneill said.

    It won't be an easy ride for anybody.
    But I can guarantee it will be the most fulfilling few years you've ever had in your life.
    Work hard, play hard and enjoy the life a la Cambridge!
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    (Original post by vincrows)
    Thanks for thanks, and good luck!
    You deserve it.



    What jneill said.

    It won't be an easy ride for anybody.
    But I can guarantee it will be the most fulfilling few years you've ever had in your life.
    Work hard, play hard and the life a la Cambridge!
    PRSOM!
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    So who's going out on Saturday?
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    (Original post by vincrows)
    If you're not taking your own bike, better option is to buy a second hand one in Cambridge. Hiring for the length of time you're there will be very expensive.

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    This is the major bike hire company in Cambridge. The price is not aimed at someone who live in Cambridge for 3/4 yrs.
    http://www.citycyclehire.com/prices-4/
    (Original post by jneill)
    Don't hire - it will work out v expensive AND if it's nicked it's still your responsibility.

    Just get either a cheap new one, or a cheap 2nd hand one... cheap being the key thing no matter where you get it from.

    Much as I dislike Halfords even they have bikes from £90
    http://www.halfords.com/cycling/bikes/hybrid-bikes
    Sorry to take you back to this but I think I'll go for that £90 since it's a good deal - any thoughts? Regardless of which one I get, should I order it on the first day I know my address/postage details (i.e. Saturday?)
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    (Original post by highestmountain)
    Sorry to take you back to this but I think I'll go for that £90 since it's a good deal - any thoughts? Regardless of which one I get, should I order it on the first day I know my address/postage details (i.e. Saturday?)
    If you're having it delivered to your college, you know your address/postcode = your college. Porters will receive it and keep it until you come to collect it, but warn them beforehand as it's quite bulky.

    It'd depend on how much you ride and how you ride, but if you go for a very cheap bike, be prepared to the possibility of having it repaired/serviced at some stage which is not cheap. Keep an eye on the chain, especially.
    Also, make sure you order a good D-lock and good lights to go with it. And helmet, if you don't have one already.
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    (Original post by highestmountain)
    Sorry to take you back to this but I think I'll go for that £90 since it's a good deal - any thoughts? Regardless of which one I get, should I order it on the first day I know my address/postage details (i.e. Saturday?)
    Order it? Just go and buy it... Or find a LBS close to your college. There's quite a few in central Cambridge.

    And buy a good D-lock and helmet...

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    (Original post by jneill)
    Order it? Just go and buy it... Or find a LBS close to your college. There's quite a few in central Cambridge.

    And buy a good D-lock and helmet...

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    Isn't £90 deal specifically at Halfords?
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    (Original post by vincrows)
    Isn't £90 deal specifically at Halfords?
    Yes yes. But it's probably worth having a look at what's on offer nearby. As i said I do hate Halfords... If OP can't find a good bike locally (but maybe paying just a little more) then Halfords would be Plan B.


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    (Original post by C0balt)
    CAT now known as Murray Edwards Admissions
    He swapped colleges? Traitor! :mob:
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    (Original post by jneill)
    Yes yes. But it's probably worth having a look at what's on offer nearby. As i said I do hate Halfords... If OP can't find a good bike locally (but maybe paying just a little more) then Halfords would be Plan B.


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    Most of LBS in Cambridge have stock of second-hand bikes, too, especially at the beginning of academic year. I'm not sure if they have a cheap deal of new bike like halford's one tho.
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    (Original post by Mathemagicien)
    He swapped colleges? Traitor! :mob:
    Not the first time.
    And ex- Lucy cavendish's AT is a new Christ's Admissions now.......though Dr. Spencer's photo is still on their undergraduate admission page.
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    (Original post by Mathemagicien)
    He swapped colleges? Traitor! :mob:
    Yes But he picked a college with a brilliant acronym again... MEAT now, hate to admit but better than CAT :ahee:
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    (Original post by vincrows)
    Not the first time.
    And ex- Lucy cavendish's AT is a new Christ's Admissions now.......though Dr. Spencer's photo is still on their undergraduate admission page.
    And he was at Corpus before Christ's...

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