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    (Original post by Bekaboo)
    You and me both hun. Pretty much identical situation - although I don't even have the sporadic home crowd to keep me entertained (parents moved just before I went to uni).
    We've just moved - more than a hundred miles from where I've lived all my life. Travelling that far for procrastination seems to defeat the whole point...
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    Yup, s'what happened to me (well it's about 100-120 miles). My parents actually moved when I was mid-A-levels so I lived in our old house on the floor with no furniture for a few months :p:
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    (Original post by Bekaboo)
    Yup, s'what happened to me (well it's about 100-120 miles). My parents actually moved when I was mid-A-levels so I lived in our old house on the floor with no furniture for a few months :p:
    Doesn't sound like the ideal circumstances to be sitting A-levels in! Better than moving school, though (I imagine?).

    We moved at the end of Trinity - in eighth week. Seeing as my exams were over, I had no excuse not to volunteer to help with moving, but apparently my services weren't required
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    Nah it wasn't great, but they did leave me a desk and (for some bizarre reason) the 28 inch TV with sky... Not quite sure what the rational was there but it made for some fun gatherings
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    presumably so that you had *something* to do when you weren't revising.
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    As for taking away your degree, it's not like they're gonna track you down, break into your house and run off with your degree certificate- so for all intents and purposes you'll still have it, i guess.

    Oh, and technically, your classification applies to your exams, not your degree, so while you can't call yourself BA, you do still technically have your 2.1 or whatever.
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    Argh, I want to get my hair cut but I don't know what to have done...
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    (Original post by thomasjtl)
    As for taking away your degree, it's not like they're gonna track you down, break into your house and run off with your degree certificate- so for all intents and purposes you'll still have it, i guess.

    Oh, and technically, your classification applies to your exams, not your degree, so while you can't call yourself BA, you do still technically have your 2.1 or whatever.
    Actually wrong, that's at Cambridge. At Oxford, your degree certificate states the grade you got for your degree.
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    (Original post by Athena)
    Argh, I want to get my hair cut but I don't know what to have done...

    Ahh, this brings back memories of the time I went to the hairdresser and told her this... I said I had some sort of "feathered" look in mind, which she apparently took to mean lopping all my hair off :confused: Ah, the joys of year 8.
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    (Original post by Athena)
    Argh, I want to get my hair cut but I don't know what to have done...
    ive been wanting to have it cut for the last month or so, but i dont know how to get rid of my £1400 overdraft to pay for it..
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    If you can wait until October, I know a Geographer who'll do it for free.

    She'll cut your hair as well. Wrey.
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    (Original post by Huw Davies)
    If you can wait until October, I know a Geographer who'll do it for free.

    She'll cut your hair as well. Wrey.
    Poor attempt at humour, Hugo. How are you enjoying your last half-decent summer holiday for a few years?
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    Har har Huw.

    I have had (long) layers cut in, which currently look very nice, and make me look my age (20) rather than my popularly perceived age, based on the things people ask (about 16). Wheher it looks this good tomorrow...


    (Original post by Popa Dom)
    ive been wanting to have it cut for the last month or so, but i dont know how to get rid of my £1400 overdraft to pay for it..
    Ask Ben R or Hume to cut it for you - Ben is certainly still in Oxford, has clippers, and all the physicists have been cutting each others' hair into our bath all year - Kate had to clean it out of the plug hole...
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    Anybody have any suggestions for where to buy a nice non-black suit (since I already have a black one, so would like some variation)? Colour suggestions would also be helpful, though I'm currently thinking either light or dark grey... I've trawled through all the shops in my high street including M&S, Next, Bhs, Matalan, H&M, Tesco, Debenhams,... but can't find anything other than the occasional black suit. Is this just not the season for such things, or do I have to visit a specialist shop? Also looking for lightweight long-sleeved shirts/blouses.

    I honestly never thought I'd grow so tired of shopping! With regard to my previous post about stuff to do, I think it might be worthwhile learning to drive, though fuel and lessons are so expensive, and I'll be working in London - intensive driving course, here I come!

    Oh, and do people have suggestions for what to do with all your folders of uni work? I can't quite bring myself to recycle/burn them, yet they take up a stupid amount of space in my bedroom. Suppose I'll just have to attack them when I'm in a non-sentimental mood.
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    M&S had dark blue and grey, at least last time I was in there. Primark has sand-coloured ones. The gentleman's shops (Walters, Ede & Ravenscroft) probably have suits too, but are unlikely to be cheap.

    I got quite a well-fitting blue suit from the Oxfam on Broad Street, but obviously it's pot luck what they have in.
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    (Original post by Huw Davies)
    M&S had dark blue and grey, at least last time I was in there. Primark has sand-coloured ones. The gentleman's shops (Walters, Ede & Ravenscroft) probably have suits too, but are unlikely to be cheap.

    I got quite a well-fitting blue suit from the Oxfam on Broad Street, but obviously it's pot luck what they have in.

    Gentleman's shops do suits for girls? :confused:

    Property hunting is more complicated than I ever thought it would be, and estate agents can be really pushy! Fun too though - sometimes it's nice to imagine you have lots of money, so could actually afford to buy that £4.5 million penthouse flat, though why you'd want it instead of a house beats me.
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    (Original post by Verilidaine)
    Gentleman's shops do suits for girls? :confused:
    Ah: my brain went suits => bloke. I never look at those little icons. Though "blouses" should have given it away.

    Uncle Sam's (vintage shop on Little Clarendon Street) might have something, otherwise I am the wrong sex to provide answers.
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    (Original post by Verilidaine)
    Anybody have any suggestions for where to buy a nice non-black suit (since I already have a black one, so would like some variation)? Colour suggestions would also be helpful, though I'm currently thinking either light or dark grey... I've trawled through all the shops in my high street including M&S, Next, Bhs, Matalan, H&M, Tesco, Debenhams,... but can't find anything other than the occasional black suit. Is this just not the season for such things, or do I have to visit a specialist shop? Also looking for lightweight long-sleeved shirts/blouses.
    Austin Reed or TM Lewin? Both do women's suits and both having a sale. If you have money, look at Harvey Nics or Selfridges, if their sale is still on. Some bargains to be had.

    (Original post by Verilidaine)
    I honestly never thought I'd grow so tired of shopping! With regard to my previous post about stuff to do, I think it might be worthwhile learning to drive, though fuel and lessons are so expensive, and I'll be working in London - intensive driving course, here I come!
    Not worth it, IMHO. Never needed to drive while here.

    (Original post by Verilidaine)
    Oh, and do people have suggestions for what to do with all your folders of uni work? I can't quite bring myself to recycle/burn them, yet they take up a stupid amount of space in my bedroom. Suppose I'll just have to attack them when I'm in a non-sentimental mood.
    Leave them at parents' place in attic? I've got mine with me, but mainly because I start a masters in September.
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    tm lewin are well worth a look. The staff generally seem to have time to help you as well, despite the sale going on.
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    (Original post by Verilidaine)
    Gentleman's shops do suits for girls? :confused:

    Property hunting is more complicated than I ever thought it would be, and estate agents can be really pushy! Fun too though - sometimes it's nice to imagine you have lots of money, so could actually afford to buy that £4.5 million penthouse flat, though why you'd want it instead of a house beats me.

    Re: suits - Oasis currently have some very nice suits - I was ogling a pale grey skirt suit earlier, with yellow blouses and t-shirts to match *drools*
 
 
 
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