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norm
Paranoid (IV) Inmate

From: [s]underwater[/s] under-snow in Juneau
Insane since: Sep 2002

posted posted 06-17-2003 08:39

Well, I have wrapped up my classes with two presentations today. Then I was emailed my grade for the one course I was taking online. So I guess this makes it official.... I'm smart now.

Ok, so it is a very small degree, just an AAS in Web Development. But it is mine, so I'm fond of it already. And I've heard that this degree and three dollars will get me an espresso in just about any city in the U.S.A.

At the end of this month, just a few days away, I'm going home to Anchorage, AK. Going home to the woman I love, the mountains that have always been a part of me, and to a dog who has probably forgotten that I exist. Going home to find my soul again...

Now that I'm not a college kid any more, I'm trying to figure out what to do next. Maybe I should find a j... I think it's called a j.... Damn, I'm sure it starts with a 'J'. Can anyone refresh my memory?

I just want to say thanks to everyone here at the Asylum. The conversations here have helped keep me sane (relatively, anyway) and the coding forums have been THE place to go when I'm stumped. I don't know if I would have made it without the Asylum.

Suho1004
Maniac (V) Inmate

From: Seoul, Korea
Insane since: Apr 2002

posted posted 06-17-2003 10:03
quote:
Maybe I should find a j... I think it's called a j.... Damn, I'm sure it starts with a 'J'. Can anyone refresh my memory?



Um, jalopy? Jamboree? Jock strap? Sorry man, my memory seems to be failing, too.

Oh, and congratulations on your degree. I think it has less currency over here in Korea, though, as you would need four dollars or so in addition to that degree for a cup of coffee. Still, it must be nice.




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WebShaman
Maniac (V) Mad Scientist

From: Happy Hunting Grounds...
Insane since: Mar 2001

posted posted 06-17-2003 10:09

Congrats, Norm! Earned is earned...kudos!

J?...hmmm...no idea...jail, maybe?

[This message has been edited by WebShaman (edited 06-17-2003).]

bodhi23
Paranoid (IV) Inmate

From: Greensboro, NC USA
Insane since: Jun 2002

posted posted 06-17-2003 14:02

Congratulations! A degree is a degree - a worthwhile venture regardless of what other people say. And a cup of coffee is less than $3 here... Not that I would recommend moving to North Carolina at the moment...

J... would that be say a cup o' java?


Bodhi - Cell 617

kaboi
Paranoid (IV) Inmate

From: Nairobi, Kenya
Insane since: Mar 2002

posted posted 06-17-2003 14:34

Congratulation Norm, I seem to be the only one here who can remember that J mostly stands for a JOB but that's because I'm stuck in one I really need to quit.

All the best man!

Taobaybee
Maniac (V) Inmate

From: The Pool Of Life
Insane since: Feb 2003

posted posted 06-17-2003 21:30

The only "J" I can think of at present is almost legal here in the "Pool of Life"
Enjoy your time in the mountains. J's of any description can wait.

Emperor
Maniac (V) Mad Scientist with Finglongers

From: Cell 53, East Wing
Insane since: Jul 2001

posted posted 06-17-2003 21:33

Easy one: jack rabbit or jezebel.........

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trib
Paranoid (IV) Inmate

From: Den Haag, Netherlands
Insane since: Sep 2002

posted posted 06-19-2003 00:30

Since I live in Holland, and most things are legal here ... I'll have a J for you and wish you everything you wished for yourself. Enjoy your home, your mountains, your love and your dog ... then, and only then, go and look for that J thing ...

Well done and happy hunting.


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