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lucygettings
I have just read my emails and discovered that
a) formal tickets go on sale tomorrow, not today so I could be online to get one...
b) they cost £17.50. Who can afford £17.50 for a single meal?! I'll just put a tablecloth on my desk and serve myself a glass of wine with my food next wednesday :P.

Come to ours-it''s £12! Still expensive...
leala4628
Come to ours-it''s £12! Still expensive...

How are yours so expensive? Ours is £7.48, with wine!

michaelyus
I think I'm joining your Cells practical on Wednesday. Is it really crowded?

Fairly crowded, yeah. And you won't get to sit in your seat, that's Rosie's seat on a Wednesday.
Craghyrax
Argh! What now? :headfire:
:erm:

Well, I dealt with it today by making my way to that Italian place on market square, with the outside tables and green canopies. Once seated I ordered a strong black coffee and rolled a very careful cigarette. I am now feeling pretty good about everything.

Craghyrax
:rofl:
I've just arrived at the conclusion that Adorno was a very, very bitter man who took his art way too seriously :lolwut:
The marxist bits were ok, if a bit repetitive, but the rest kind of flies off of the handle a bit.


I wonder what he would have to say of the internet? A tool which, sure, is standardized to some degree, but otherwise a mess of conflict and contradiction ...
lucygettings
I have just read my emails and discovered that
a) formal tickets go on sale tomorrow, not today so I could be online to get one...
b) they cost £17.50. Who can afford £17.50 for a single meal?! I'll just put a tablecloth on my desk and serve myself a glass of wine with my food next wednesday :P.

its gonna up 5 quid since last year :frown:
sad thing is i'll still go cos its real fun, gonna be a pain in the ass to get a ticket though because in theory i got a seminar from 2-5 tomorrow but i'm hoping i'll get out early :s-smilie:
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renaissancemensch
What do you think might happen?

Depends entirely on the supervisor. Some of mine would have been fine with that, others less so.....
Our formals are 9 quid, bring your own wine. £1 corkage.

Anyone going to the Union Soc tonight for the comedy debate with Footlights/Revue?
lolz at everyones prices for formal. Try a fiver :wink:
renaissancemensch
The deadline for the essay for my first ever essay supervision just passed and I haven't completed it. Way to make a first impression. :frown: I've decided to hand in what I've done so far with this message:

What do you think might happen?



Don't worry, I did exactly this with my first ever supervision deadline, except I'd written 550 words. My supervisor just said that it was a 'little short'. Although to be fair, that's probably the only time he actually commented on an essay of mine all year - usually I just got a tick! It's your education, not theirs. It's very easy to get worked up about what they think, but at the end of the day if you've learnt it then you'll do well in the exam, and if you haven't you won't. And learning it isn't necessarily tested by having your essay in on time. Send what you have, have a nice discussion about it in the supervision, and try harder next week :smile:
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Good point of the day: surprisingly pleasant supervision, which I was dreading for various reasons.

Bad point of the day: finding out I may be spending my year abroad in the German version of Cambridge.

Incidental mood factor of the day: grumpiness caused by a lack of sleep thanks to 'porno couple' in the room above mine.

Meh :/
Reply 4149
Gah my placement is really disorganised. We've got lots of teaching organised with a consultant who retired 2 years ago. The lady in charge of sorting us out has been away all week. We just decided to **** it and come home today and make it a three-day weekend. I think we deserve it after a 10 week term so far after as short summer and no break until the end of December...

On the ?plus side, I've now got vaccines against swine flu and seasonal flu...
I wish I was studying music.
Reply 4151
It could be lupus
lolz at everyones prices for formal. Try a fiver :wink:

Yeah, but you have to deal with Trinitarians.
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leala4628
We're all quite quiet and one girl has already dropped out, another has deferred her entry and some others are really home sick. I was researching other universities this morning in a moment of madness :frown:

Question: how do you get rid of the 7 and increasing ladybirds I have in my room?
Turn the heating down, they're there to hibernate and eat you :gah:. I've spoken to someone called Rosie whos at Homerton doing Education and English in the second year. Shes going to try to find you and bring you along to Church this Sunday.
azhao
Turn the heating down, they're there to hibernate and eat you :gah:. I've spoken to someone called Rosie whos at Homerton doing Education and English in the second year. Shes going to try to find you and bring you along to Church this Sunday.

Ooh that's exciting-is it a good church? Funny sermons?

Sunday school?
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leala4628
Ooh that's exciting-is it a good church? Funny sermons?

Sunday school?
Free cooked breakfast for freshers at 10 on Sunday!!! You've got to come to that.
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renaissancemensch
The deadline for the essay for my first ever essay supervision just passed and I haven't completed it. Way to make a first impression. :frown: I've decided to hand in what I've done so far with this message:

What do you think might happen?


Calling yourself an idiot is a bit OTT and won't help. And you're making promises that you won't be able to keep (although you should try to keep them for this particular supervisor).

What will happen depends on your supervisor, I suppose it ranges from 'oh well, make sure it doesn't happen again - and you should know that I won't have time to mark it thoroughly' to 'this is not acceptable, I will inform your DoS about it'...
leala4628
I wish I was studying music.

Some of their questions look so fun. Schenkerian analysis, essays on Bach, 18th century opera (currently listening to Galuppi :yep:) e.g. Idomeneo was the greatest opera that Gluck wrote :rofl: But they're all third year stuff. Currently the NatSci essays look so broad and scary, although it's really interesting coming up with ideas about what to put in.

SoapyDish
Fairly crowded, yeah. And you won't get to sit in your seat, that's Rosie's seat on a Wednesday.

Oh I had no intention of separating a partnership formed by Cells :wink: It's just that as I'm back in London after Monday lunctime, so my supervisor got me to reschedule the practical. The lab co-ordinator person basically said Monday was "overflowing" anyway, so Wednesday would do fine. :hmmm:
michaelyus
Oh I had no intention of separating a partnership formed by Cells :wink: It's just that as I'm back in London after Monday lunctime, so my supervisor got me to reschedule the practical. The lab co-ordinator person basically said Monday was "overflowing" anyway, so Wednesday would do fine. :hmmm:

It's not a partnership formed by Cells, me and Rosie, we go way back. We is tight bro'. Our relationship is closer than L- and D- amino acids. She brings my zymogen granules to my apical end. She gives me an advancing pseudopodium.


And she'd probably be really freaked out by this :biggrin:
Reply 4158
It seems that there's a free copy of The Private Eye in today's TCS.
Reply 4159
Has anyone installed Windows 7 yet?

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