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merinoblue
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« Reply #40965 on: January 07, 2013, 10:25:43 am »

I figured out publishing on my own--but I watched peers have no clue and flail. 

I am fortunate to be getting the publishing experience in my current job that I missed during my PhD.  Better late than never.
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« Reply #40966 on: January 07, 2013, 10:31:56 am »

I figured out publishing on my own--but I watched peers have no clue and flail. 

I am fortunate to be getting the publishing experience in my current job that I missed during my PhD.  Better late than never.

I knew there was something I was forgetting to do in my current job.
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yellowtractor
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« Reply #40967 on: January 07, 2013, 10:54:54 am »

I figured out publishing on my own--but I watched peers have no clue and flail. 

I am fortunate to be getting the publishing experience in my current job that I missed during my PhD.  Better late than never.

I knew there was something I was forgetting to do in my current job.

You're in luck, GH.  We just had a thread on that.
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« Reply #40968 on: January 07, 2013, 11:15:21 am »

I figured out publishing on my own--but I watched peers have no clue and flail. 

I am fortunate to be getting the publishing experience in my current job that I missed during my PhD.  Better late than never.

I knew there was something I was forgetting to do in my current job.

You're in luck, GH.  We just had a thread on that.

On finding a new job?
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yellowtractor
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« Reply #40969 on: January 07, 2013, 11:25:15 am »

I figured out publishing on my own--but I watched peers have no clue and flail. 

I am fortunate to be getting the publishing experience in my current job that I missed during my PhD.  Better late than never.

I knew there was something I was forgetting to do in my current job.

You're in luck, GH.  We just had a thread on that.

On finding a new job?

On having to find a new job because you forgot about publishing in your current job.
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merinoblue
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« Reply #40970 on: January 07, 2013, 11:27:45 am »

I knew there was something I was forgetting to do in my current job.

You're in luck, GH.  We just had a thread on that.

On finding a new job?

On having to find a new job because you forgot about publishing in your current job.

I think we also have a fridge magnet for that.
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yellowtractor
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« Reply #40971 on: January 07, 2013, 11:33:09 am »

I knew there was something I was forgetting to do in my current job.

You're in luck, GH.  We just had a thread on that.

On finding a new job?

On having to find a new job because you forgot about publishing in your current job.

I think we also have a fridge magnet for that.

And an emoticon.  But I wouldn't recommend using it.
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tinyzombie
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« Reply #40972 on: January 07, 2013, 11:35:56 am »

I knew there was something I was forgetting to do in my current job.

You're in luck, GH.  We just had a thread on that.

On finding a new job?

On having to find a new job because you forgot about publishing in your current job.

I think we also have a fridge magnet for that.

And an emoticon.  But I wouldn't recommend using it.

Thanks.
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« Reply #40973 on: January 07, 2013, 11:41:44 am »

I knew there was something I was forgetting to do in my current job.

You're in luck, GH.  We just had a thread on that.

On finding a new job?

On having to find a new job because you forgot about publishing in your current job.

I think we also have a fridge magnet for that.

And an emoticon.  But I wouldn't recommend using it.

Thanks.

No snark intended--at you, TZ.  And I'm very sorry if that stung.  But my own experiences of mortal grief have led me to believe that one does best to choose the objects of one's anger, insofar as this is possible.  I never got much mileage myself out of being angry at lame/clueless well-wishers.

I really had to struggle, at one time, with the realization that language (including cliche, including emoticons) functions very differently for some people in my life than it does for me.  Those differences were rendered starkly at certain moments such as these.
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« Reply #40974 on: January 07, 2013, 11:44:46 am »

I knew there was something I was forgetting to do in my current job.

You're in luck, GH.  We just had a thread on that.

On finding a new job?

On having to find a new job because you forgot about publishing in your current job.

I think we also have a fridge magnet for that.

And an emoticon.  But I wouldn't recommend using it.

Thanks.

No snark intended--at you, TZ.  And I'm very sorry if that stung.  But my own experiences of mortal grief have led me to believe that one does best to choose the objects of one's anger, insofar as this is possible.  I never got much mileage myself out of being angry at lame/clueless well-wishers.

I really had to struggle, at one time, with the realization that language (including cliche, including emoticons) functions very differently for some people in my life than it does for me.  Those differences were rendered starkly at certain moments such as these.

I didn't take that as snark at me. I can't choose my objects of anger. My only parent is about to die. I think it's a-ok to vent on a pseudononymous forum about the cluelessness to which I've been subjected.
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« Reply #40975 on: January 07, 2013, 12:00:58 pm »

But my own experiences of mortal grief have led me to believe that one does best to choose the objects of one's anger, insofar as this is possible.  I never got much mileage myself out of being angry at lame/clueless well-wishers.

I really had to struggle, at one time, with the realization that language (including cliche, including emoticons) functions very differently for some people in my life than it does for me.  Those differences were rendered starkly at certain moments such as these.

Nicely said, YT.  I think, too, one of the big realizations I came to--and that I still have to remind myself of sometimes--is that these various functions/uses of language are public domain, i.e., "my" way isn't the only way, or the right way, if that makes sense. 

Of course, that concept about language isn't a huge revelation, just as the notion that anger in general isn't very useful isn't.  They just both took me awhile to really understand and internalize. Likewise, it took a lot of hard work and banging my head against the figurative wall for me to come to understand that I really can control quite a lot of things, particularly my emotions and reactions (mainly because I'm lazy at heart about such things, and it was easier to say that I couldn't control them.  I could; I just didn't want to do the work needed).  A lot of other things are beyond my control, and I have to let those go.

Sorry to hijack--your comments just raised these ideas for me, and I do well to be reminded of them, esp. as I start a new work semester!
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miss_jane_marple
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« Reply #40976 on: January 07, 2013, 5:27:22 pm »

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Yes, it is a felony. Please call 911 and turn yourself in as soon as possible.
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« Reply #40977 on: January 07, 2013, 5:34:18 pm »

Oh, I went there, jane.
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« Reply #40978 on: January 07, 2013, 5:39:03 pm »

Oh, I went there, jane.

I just asked if the OP shot a man in Reno, just to watch him die.
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« Reply #40979 on: January 07, 2013, 5:39:21 pm »

Chaos, FTW!
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