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most quoted re "college": Jonathan North Washington (23), Abe Solomon (9), other (8), oberon (7), Derek Gulas (5)

other categories found with "college": gradschool (55), sadness (23), linguistics (17), school (15), badness (12)



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[link] heard: 21 August 2014
[edit] added: 22 August 2014

(03:44:57) taylskid: living in a notorious party area definitely has its pros and cons

(03:45:04) taylskid: on one hand, it's loud a lot of the time

(03:45:22) taylskid: on the other hand, you get to watch people make that awkward walk of shame home

(03:45:49) taylskid: tonight I saw a guy throw a punch and fall over, and some girl just puked in the street screaming "get turnt"

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[link] heard: 14 May 2011
[edit] added: 14 May 2011

(21:24:01) [redacted]: ok, time for operation "holy crap my sink is so full of dishes it might be a breeding ground for new forms of life so i'd better do something about it"

(21:24:15) [redacted]: (good operation names are SO hard to come up with these days)

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[link] heard: 29 November 2010
[edit] added: 29 November 2010

"He lost my attention so fast, it actually made a noise."

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[link] heard: 3 April 2010
[edit] added: 14 April 2010

"The IMU is my second home. It's open at least 24 hours a day."

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[link] heard: 28 January 2010
[edit] added: 28 January 2010

"It's not a real conflict; it's a scholarly conflict."

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[link] heard: 6 January 2009
[edit] added: 6 January 2009

(13:18:45) kesuari: and today the jon at uni was going on about not doing homework during break

(13:19:09) kesuari: funny how things come in batches

Jonathan was only talking about how in America, there is no homework over winter break; donno if that's what "jon at uni" had in mind..
badness, school, college
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[link] heard: 29 September 2008
[edit] added: 29 September 2008

(22:50:20) Aaron B: i'm trying to right the wrongs committed to the world with my undergrad thesis

(22:50:32) Aaron B: by writing something that actually makes sense, on basically the same topic

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[link] heard: 6 June 2008
[edit] added: 5 June 2008

(04:01:06) Aladnsane: *shrug* Go to a college bar. Throw a rock. Whoever shouts 'ouch' is 10:1 to have an IQ between... 10 and 1.

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[link] heard: 14 January 2008
[edit] added: 14 January 2008

(22:43:31) Colum: you know, I think professors are scary.

[comment] [rate] 5/5


[link] heard: 22 December 2007
[edit] added: 22 December 2007

(20:44:48) Michael: man.. that'll suck when computational linguists have to start getting AI subjects approval

(20:45:21) Michael: "I didn't mean to unplug my computer!! honest!"

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[link] heard: 19 December 2007
[edit] added: 19 December 2007

(02:17:23) Aaron B: i wish i was the sky god

(02:17:32) Aaron B: i'd get tenure real fast

(02:17:45) Aaron B: "it says here on your CV that you're the Sky God?"

(02:17:49) Aaron B: "yeah, that's correct"

(02:17:53) Aaron B: BAM

(02:17:57) Aaron B: Tenure

Aaron's not even eligible for tenure, because he's a *grad student*
academia, college, bad-ideas, religion, time-travel, stupidity
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[link] heard: 16 December 2007
[edit] added: 16 December 2007

(22:29:20) Michael: she has some best friends from HS that she hasn't told yet 'cause they are really busy

(22:29:37) [me]: but not busy enough to not be on facebook

(22:30:23) Michael: no.

(22:30:29) Michael: who is that busy, honestly :)

(22:30:39) Michael: i was only that busy maybe 2 days this quarter

[comment] [rate] 3/5


[link] heard: 12 November 2007
[edit] added: 12 November 2007

Tristan: "Yeah, that's why you should ask out who you think you should ask out."

Jonathan: "That's a good policy."

Tristan: "I just need to know some girls."

Jonathan: "It probably doesn't help that you work as a computer programmer."

Tristan: "Yeah, that's half the reason I reckon I should go back to uni and get a masters."

[comment] [rate] 4/5


[link] heard: 23 October 2007
[edit] added: 23 October 2007

(21:26:54) [Sarah]: The students in here were like,"Can you convince him to let us go early?" I was like,"I don't get to go early with my class with him so y'all don't get to go early."

(21:28:30) [Sarah]: They were like,"You have classes???"

stupid undergrads...
college, gradschool
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[link] heard: 2 June 2007
[edit] added: 2 June 2007

Shyngys: "Как я поеду домой?"

Jonathan: "Автобус есть..."

Shyngys: "72. Нет."

Jonathan: "Есть."

Shyngys: "Есть, да? Are you sure?"

Jonathan: "Yeah. До скольких не знаю, но есть."

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[link] heard: 2 June 2007
[edit] added: 2 June 2007

Shyngys: "Кто придумал пейперы? Я хочу по голове ему дать."

Jonathan: "Аристотл наверное."

Shyngys: "Блин, он умер уже."

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[link] heard: 2 June 2007
[edit] added: 2 June 2007

shit-giving is really a huge problem in grad school

[comment] [rate] 3/5


[link] heard: 25 May 2007
[edit] added: 25 May 2007

"There's light at the end of the tunnel for your Masters, and then you realise that it's just the light between tunnels."

[comment] [rate] 4/5


[link] heard: 23 May 2007
[edit] added: 23 May 2007

"I need some real food. Ooh, Reese's!"

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[link] heard: 28 April 2007
[edit] added: 29 April 2007

[oven beeps]

Gretchen: "Yay, food that isn't peanut butter and jelly!"

[comment] [rate] 3/5


[link] heard: 28 April 2007
[edit] added: 28 April 2007

Jonathan: "Look at all the different kinds of mould in there! There's white ones, black ones, grey ones, and green ones."

Derek: "And they're all living in harmony."

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[link] heard: 18 April 2007
[edit] added: 18 April 2007

Shyngys: "This is the first time I'm showing up late to this class, so it's okay."

Jonathan: "Yeah, but it was because of music."

Shyngys: "But it was Kazakh music, so it was worth it."

[comment] [rate] 3/5


[link] heard: 10 April 2007
[edit] added: 10 April 2007

me: yeah. I'ma work on my thesis 'til then I guess. gaah

Michael: yes. i told don the other day that i stopped pronouncing it as "thesis" .. or at least in the way suggested by spelling and my prior knowledge of the word

instead i just replace it with a random expletive

anyway. back to the $&#*

[comment] [rate] 4/5


[link] heard: 5 April 2007
[edit] added: 5 April 2007

Jonathan: "I was just trying to figure out what comes between 4 and 6, and couldn't figure it out for a second."

Joyce: "A bus ride home..."

[comment] [rate] 4/5


[link] heard: 5 April 2007
[edit] added: 5 April 2007

(00:42:03) Derek: I found a way to explain language change to our students

(00:42:31) Derek: Languages start out cool and get less cool with time, unless the change involves gaining velars or uvulars

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[link] heard: 3 April 2007
[edit] added: 3 April 2007

Jonathan: "So I was working on my thesis the other day, and I had to read through all this stuff."

Stefan: "Dude. You're in grad school. You're working on your thesis. And you had to read stuff? No way!"

Jonathan: "No, but like, I have to read through all this stuff to get data from it."

Stefan: ...

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[link] heard: 29 March 2007
[edit] added: 29 March 2007

I sometimes wonder how they count.

they have trouble taking 10% of a large number

they were bothered by having claculators that couldn't handle enough digits

‘what is 24000 inches in feet?

let's guess until Dr. Washington tells us we're right’

[comment] [rate] 4/5


[link] heard: 21 March 2007
[edit] added: 21 March 2007

(05:34:00) kesuari: yeah. i get really bored when i’ve nothing to do; i simply can’t procrastinate from *nothing*

(05:34:13) kesuari: soon as you give me work, then *bamn* i’m not doing it

[comment] [rate] 3/5


[link] heard: 13 March 2007
[edit] added: 13 March 2007

"Unfortunately, all my finals [for grading] for [anonymous class] look good so far."

anonymous expects (and hopes for?) very little from her students
sadness, college, linguistics, non-p.c.ness, grades, gradschool
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[link] heard: 3 March 2007
[edit] added: 4 March 2007

"I did have the dishes washed..."

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[link] heard: 11 February 2007
[edit] added: 11 February 2007

Jonathan: "Mm, easy mac. I'm hungry. We don't have easy mac, do we?"

Derek: "No, but we have hard mac."

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[link] heard: 10 January 2007
[edit] added: 16 January 2007

"So if you thought the answer was something other than two, and didn't say it because everyone else said ‘two’, that was probably a good idea."

[comment] [rate] 2/5


[link] heard: 6 January 2007
[edit] added: 9 January 2007

Ray: "Phonetics can be a turn off."

Mark: "Depends on how you teach it, Ray."

Ray Jackendoff and Mark Liberman, at the 2007 LSA annual meeting
conferences, insults, sadness, college, linguistics, professors, gradschool
[comment] [rate] 4/5


[link] heard: 6 January 2007
[edit] added: 9 January 2007

Ray: "Most of these people [taking intro to linguistics] won't become majors—"

Mark: "And shouldn't."

Ray Jackendoff and Mark Liberman, at the 2007 LSA annual meeting
insults, sadness, college, linguistics, gradschool
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[link] heard: 15 December 2006
[edit] added: 9 January 2007

[redacted]: tim's already posted my grade on sage

[redacted]: so i just need to crap out 5 (single-spaced... wtf) pages
and then he won't like, rescind the grade, i guess

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[link] heard: 9 December 2006
[edit] added: 9 December 2006

(02:00:05) Colum: well I did study for the final but I didn't know what I was studying so I don't consider that as "having studied"

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[link] heard: 5 December 2006
[edit] added: 5 December 2006

Derek: "I can't wait 'til next week, man."

Jonathan: "Why's that?"

Derek: "'Cause it's all over then. It's kind of like not being able to wait until you're euthanised."

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[link] heard: 28 October 2006
[edit] added: 28 October 2006

Jonathan: "That's what weekends are for: taking care of stuff that got out of hand during the week."

Rianna: "Yeah, like sobriety."

[comment] [rate] 4/5


[link] heard: 22 September 2006
[edit] added: 23 September 2006

"...and some students might actually understand it, but in such a convoluted way that they just end up confusing the other students they're trying to explain it to."

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[link] heard: 21 September 2006
[edit] added: 23 September 2006

"Most of the students just want to learn what's going to be on the test, get their grade, and then they want to move on to finance, or business, or biology—you know, whatever isn't linguistics."

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[link] heard: 1 June 2006
[edit] added: 2 June 2006
"This is a take-home final, which means it's not a sit-down final."
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[link] heard: 4 May 2006
[edit] added: 4 May 2006

"Maybe you should implement the medieval system, where if one of the grad students misbehaves, they whip one of the undergrads."

[comment] [rate] 4/5


[link] heard: 2 May 2006
[edit] added: 4 May 2006

Avram: "Yeah, it's hard to work on a paper when playing rugby."

Poppy: "Hard to work on a paper a few days after playing rugby too…"

Avram Blum and Poppy Slocum
papers, badness, sports, college, gradschool
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[link] heard: 2 May 2006
[edit] added: 4 May 2006

Jurgen: "You know, some people say I'm hard—I don't think I'm that hard."

Jonathan: "Well, you're flexible."

classmate: "You're the xantham gum of professors."

Avram: "Flexible, but still with integrity."

Jurgen, Avram Blum, and another classmate
puns, weirdness, science, college, analogies, gradschool
[comment] [rate] 4/5


[link] heard: 1 May 2006
[edit] added: 1 May 2006

23:07:44 [Aaron] (Autoreply): the library made noises at me, so i'm in shapiro doing work.

[comment] [rate] 5/5


[link] heard: 17 April 2006
[edit] added: 18 April 2006

14:50:30 [sn withheld]: is it bad when I'm bored enough that getting to use the word 'efficacious' - in a hyphenated appositive no less - makes me happy? (as does using a hyphenated appositive to note the use of a hyphenated appositive)

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[link] heard: 27 February 2006
[edit] added: 27 February 2006

20:09:20 [oberon]: You have sun dials because you hope the sun will show up. Without sun, sun dials don't work.

20:09:28 [oberon]: You have universities because you hope 18 year old women will show up.

20:09:31 [oberon]: Same basic argument.

[comment] [rate] 4/5


[link] heard: 12 February 2006
[edit] added: 12 February 2006

06:11:54 [Aaron]: does this make sense:

06:11:55 [Aaron]: For the sake of differentiating between participants in the pre-recorded conversation (e.g. those who sat in the recording studio and conversed) and users who have downloaded and listened to the audio file via a technological media, the terms “participants” and “users” will be used throughout this paper, respectively.

06:12:48 [me]: yes, that's perfectly clear [to me]

06:13:00 [Aaron]: shit

06:13:03 [Aaron]: if it's clear to you

06:13:07 [Aaron]: then nobody else has a chance...

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[link] heard: 11 September 2005
[edit] added: 11 September 2005

"Bah. Undergrads. They think that sunrises are Nature's way of telling you to go to bed already."

in his livejournal
science, prettiness, sleep, gradschool
[comment] [rate] 4/5


[link] heard: 8 August 2005
[edit] added: 8 August 2005

[02:50] Aaron B: well, by "famous" i mean "famous within the field"

[02:50] Aaron B: aka "my research funding hasn't been cut more than 70%"

[comment] [rate] 2/5


[link] heard: 6 August 2005
[edit] added: 6 August 2005

"What you need is groupies who are willing to make out with you randomly, and you're set."

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[link] heard: 6 August 2005
[edit] added: 6 August 2005

"Now I can use the line later, `What, you've never used a whip on your RA?'"

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[link] heard: 10 April 2005
[edit] added: 10 April 2005

"Are the cops still in the courtyard? That sounds like it could be a song."

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[link] heard: 14 November 2004
[edit] added: 15 November 2004

Jonathan: "I like how our suite event is, like, Linux."

oberon: "We're all sitting around the TV watching the Linux burn. It's like 5'000 years ago, but with a different word for 'fire'."

Jon: "Next week on shelter-vision, BSD!"

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[link] heard: 25 October 2004
[edit] added: 25 October 2004

"This is chocolate and not bugs, right?"

[takes a sniff]

"Yeah, good."

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[link] heard: 5 October 2004
[edit] added: 5 October 2004

(16:28) Kesuari: i hate my uni. every time i find a journal article that might be vaguely useful, i get told that the library doesn't have that journal. stupid library

(16:28) [me]: typical, yeah

that's all unis + murhpey's law

which makes another law I guess

(16:29) Kesuari: mcleay's law? :)

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[link] heard: 25 September 2004
[edit] added: 25 September 2004

oberon wanted to try a brandy-filled chocolate

Greer: "Sorry, you don't get that kind because there's only one left."

Jonathan: "You can have my half if you want."

oberon: "That's okay, a vodka and a lawyer are enough for me."

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[link] heard: 17 April 2004
[edit] added: 17 April 2004

group: "Hey, oberon, try some fake absinthe."

oberon: "But that's fake bad crap. Which of these adjectives are good?"

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[link] heard: 16 March 2004
[edit] added: 16 March 2004

"Lemme see my schedule. Ah, all I have is happy afternoonage."

[comment] [rate] 2/5


[link] heard: 7 March 2004
[edit] added: 7 March 2004

(22:14:23) Adam F: el mamut se murio

(22:14:25) Adam F: thats so sad lol

(22:14:40) [me]: yeah, I mean, he got aids and he did 10 lines of coke...

(22:14:50) [me]: what else was he going to do afterwards?

(22:14:52) [me]: get a Ph.D.?

(22:15:04) Adam F: well he could go to brandeis

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[link] heard: 3 February 2004
[edit] added: 4 February 2004

"That's why Aramark doesn't need a hazardous waste disposal license. They can just make things like that."

Ian points to a "pie" Jonathan is eating
sketchiness, food, college, brandeis
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[link] heard: 22 January 2004
[edit] added: 25 January 2004

"I actually went to modfest and got spilled beer on."

Aaron abuses the English language
brandeis, language, alcohol
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[link] heard: 10 December 2003
[edit] added: 10 December 2003

Jonathan: "I showed someone this picture and they said 'Whoa, how did you get Brandeis not to look like a post-apocolyptic wasteland?'"

Mark: "But you didn't show them this one. The background looks like a post-apocalyptic wasteland."

Jonathan: "But there's Volen in the background."

Mark: "Yeah, that's like the post-apocalyptic command centre."

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[link] heard: 30 November 2003
[edit] added: 30 November 2003

(23:39:00) Mark: I always wanted to be a toy monkey. such a carefree life

(23:39:02) Mark: no homework

(23:39:19) Mark: get to see all sorts of exotic tourist destinations

[comment] [rate] 4/5


[link] heard: 29 November 2003
[edit] added: 29 November 2003

Aaron: "This guy on my hall is taking his girlfriend to dinner in Sherman in a tux for her birthday. And this other guy from our hall who plays violin is going to play for them."

Danny & Jonathan, in unison: "Freshmen.."

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[link] heard: 5 November 2003
[edit] added: 6 November 2003

me: [getting ready to leave a class of Adam's I went to with him] "I can't take another hour of this... How do you guys put up with it?"

Adam: [gestures towards his laptop, types "www.porn.com" at his web browser]

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[link] heard: 19 July 2003
[edit] added: 19 July 2003

(03:40:39) [Cem]: yo i have a question for u man, are most college parties in the us like the ones in the usa?

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[link] heard: 6 May 2003
[edit] added: 6 May 2003

(22:22:26) VerdanTForesT: ok, time for some histizzorical linguistissizin'

[comment] [rate] 2/5


[link] heard: unknown
[edit] added: unknown

(05:52:06) [me]: you sleeping at all?

(05:52:46) [me]: well, whatever, I'm gonna get two hours or so in.. night

(07:51:14) [oberon]: lol

(07:51:14) [me] : Away: asleep

(07:51:14) [oberon]: yeah

(07:51:17) [oberon]: I was asleep

(08:35:23) [me]: then you should've put up an away message

(08:35:23) [oberon] : Class? At this hour?

(08:35:36) [me]: no, not for another half an hour!

(13:13:47) [oberon]: wasn't feeling well

(13:13:53) [oberon]: probably from sleep deprivation

(13:14:06) [oberon]: but definitely wasn't going to sit through russian with satan playing the bongos in my head.

(13:45:54) [oberon] logged out.

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[link] heard: unknown
[edit] added: unknown

"Ooh, my colouring book. I haven't coloured all semester. Okay, where'd it go? Oh yay, my coloured pencils! I stole this from my little brother. He didn't know it was gone. I stole it from him like three years ago. He still doesn't know it's gone. Wait, longer than that. I finished my last colouring book ... around sophomore year?"

[comment] [rate] 4/5


[link] heard: unknown
[edit] added: unknown

"I've been reading about all these crazy Jewish cultures which may or may not have to do with my research project."

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[link] heard: unknown
[edit] added: unknown

"Yeah, it does have a lethargic aire, this room."

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