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Re: Word of Today

Chocolate chip/mint, defo...

I need sorbet, though..lemon/lime.
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Old 21.05.2014, 11:19
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I recommend more ice cream
That's a sweet thought.
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Old 22.05.2014, 14:40
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locavoristic

Full credit to MathNut for that one.
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Grubelsucht.
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Data pollution.

Information overload.

Selfie.


What an interesting line up today.
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Old 26.05.2014, 09:56
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Re: Word of Today

Conference crawl
n. The incredible physics-defying manner in which time slows down during a conference call. (Bring a pillow and claim the video connection isn't working)
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Old 26.05.2014, 10:03
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n. The incredible physics-defying manner in which time slows down during a conference call. (Bring a pillow and claim the video connection isn't working)
You know..you gotta give an example of the opposite, too. When does the time fly the fastest?
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Old 26.05.2014, 10:11
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You know..you gotta give an example of the opposite, too. When does the time fly the fastest?
I'll need to come up with a catchy combo, but inevitably when engaged in doing something really enjoyable at a time when one should be doing something else Like now - probably need to put EF away and tackle the stacks on my table. Maybe time-fly?
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Old 26.05.2014, 10:21
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I'll need to come up with a catchy combo, but inevitably when engaged in doing something really enjoyable at a time when one should be doing something else Like now - probably need to put EF away and tackle the stacks on my table. Maybe time-fly?
Here...allow me to help you with that.http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Parkinson's_law.

Parkinson's law of triviality is very helpful, too.

Don't sweat it. Moral support. I am tackling my organically growing stacks. After I run.
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deadline barrel

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When does the time fly the fastest?
maths exams. all written exams.
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Old 26.05.2014, 12:05
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maths exams. all written exams.
That's really true.

There must be a pedagogical word for this cerebrally motivating, performance orientated, positive type of stress. I forgot.

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That's really true.

There must be a pedagogical word for this cerebrally motivating, performance orientated, positive type of stress. I forgot.
Exams, academia context - that's a positive type of stress; deadline at work, not always. (what are managers good for)
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Old 26.05.2014, 15:19
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Exams, academia context - that's a positive type of stress; deadline at work, not always. (what are managers good for)
Exam-induced endorphins (cranial race against the clock) vs Enforced deadline Syndrome (run-in with the boss)
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Old 26.05.2014, 21:18
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Re: Word of Today

Cramming


Ah this is the student corner
Exams.... frikk'n thinking machine, what's a body for already ?
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Old 26.05.2014, 21:30
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Face it, you're a mouse potato
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Old 27.05.2014, 08:34
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Re: Word of Today

That's what one of my cats thinks too. He sleeps either on me, or the keyboard (decorating many a text with his paws) and attacks the mouse my faithful study buddy into the wee hours of the night.
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Old 29.05.2014, 00:30
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Beautiful words live forever


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Old 29.05.2014, 00:42
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Re: Word of Today

Thanks Sky for bringing this beautiful voice, and sad loss, to EF. My "quote of the day" for 15 yr old daughter, always struggling to find her "place" is from Maya Angelou.

"If you are always trying to be normal, you will never know how amazing you can be."
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That's what one of my cats thinks too. He sleeps either on me, or the keyboard (decorating many a text with his paws) and attacks the mouse my faithful study buddy into the wee hours of the night.
I had a kitten, now a 17 yr-old dame, when working on my thesis - she kept my neck and shoulders warm to aid against keyboard hunch.

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Re: Word of Today

Aaah - relief. Performance, striving to achieve, goal setting, bow.

It felt good to stress, practice, have that anticipation before a concert build up. Coaching my kid through this, be her companion in doing something different. She was happy to have me play next to her. I will do it for our friends kid, too, just a little nudge, so we don't lose another future musician due to lack of guts, accompaniment, motivation, right back up at the right time. They smile so happy when they walk out the stage, big lights pointed at them..

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