[Beowulf] Degree

Joe Landman landman at scalableinformatics.com
Thu Oct 25 06:43:50 PDT 2012


On 10/25/2012 09:26 AM, Jonathan Dursi wrote:
> On 25 Oct 9:22AM, Andrew Holway wrote:
>>> Well, there was the propeller-top beanie and hazing when I first arrived
>>> at graduate school, the secret physics handshake, the decoder ring, and
>>> the wierd robes they made us wear in quantum mechanics "to keep us safe
>>> from virtual photons", but by in large, no.  I mean, except for The
>>> Ritual.  But I can't talk about that.  They'd kick me out of the club.
>>
>> I'm sure its connected with a magic circle and league of mystics.
>
> ..and the snake fighting portion of every thesis defence,
>
> http://www.mcsweeneys.net/articles/faq-the-snake-fight-portion-of-your-thesis-defense

Here I am in LaGuardia airport, laughing my rear off.  Jonathan wins the 
internet today!

"Q: Are the snakes big?
A: We have lots of different snakes. The quality of your work determines 
which snake you will fight. The better your thesis is, the smaller the 
snake will be."

ROTFLMAO!!!


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