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San_Joaquin
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« Reply #10185 on: February 21, 2017, 11:35:58 am »

Yes, that's what I meant when I predicted it was going to get very bad.  I'd have been happy to be wrong about that.
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« Reply #10186 on: February 21, 2017, 4:57:02 pm »

You are graduate students. Please, please learn the damn difference between "affect" and "effect."
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alto_stratus
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« Reply #10187 on: February 21, 2017, 5:14:31 pm »

Ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh!
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fishprof
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« Reply #10188 on: February 21, 2017, 5:18:10 pm »

"Don't get mad that the students aren't paying attention.  You really are that boring".

Unrelated -

"That fact you are sharing with your students IS.NOT.TRUE.  It isn't even potentially true." (Imagine a claim that violates the physics of the universe)
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"Before I hand back your exams, I'd just like to say how refreshing it is in this modern era to see that most students still don't give a damn about grades."
melba_frilkins
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« Reply #10189 on: February 21, 2017, 5:19:38 pm »

Of course you didn't know that the assignment was pass/fail. That information was in the instructions. And obviously you didn't read those.
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melba_frilkins
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« Reply #10190 on: February 21, 2017, 5:26:45 pm »

Of course you didn't know that the assignment was pass/fail. That information was in the instructions. And obviously you didn't read those.

Oh, and, when you asked me if there is an attendance grade and I said no (but...) and you decided to start attending about half the time. Do you think that was a wise choice?
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fishbrains
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« Reply #10191 on: February 21, 2017, 9:39:14 pm »

The truckload of manure just arrived, and we have 50 hi-speed fans plugged in, with blades whirring at top velocity.

And awaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaay we go!
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"Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to reform."  ~ Mark Twain
melba_frilkins
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« Reply #10192 on: Yesterday at 04:55:44 pm »

The truckload of manure just arrived, and we have 50 hi-speed fans plugged in, with blades whirring at top velocity.

And awaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaay we go!


I first read this quite literally. And was quite confused.
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San_Joaquin
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« Reply #10193 on: Yesterday at 05:39:15 pm »

Wear your rain gear and try to stand well back, fishbrains.
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rosecoloredtulip
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« Reply #10194 on: Today at 09:42:37 am »

Wearing white yoga pants to the dog park.  That's.....stupid.
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