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Old 08-21-2014, 09:25 PM   #1
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A** Kissing

It's the time of year when I am starting to get a lot of email from new students. This quote, in reference to an orientation session where I basically reviewed curriculum, struck me especially funny:

"You seem to me really profound and composed."

Um, yeah, it's hard to maintain my composure when being asked tough questions like when will course X be offered? .... And if he found my discussion of core vs. required courses profound, I can't wait to knock 'em dead with my reading of the grading policy in my syllabus.

So, anyone else been the recipient of some amusing a** kissing lately?
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Old 08-21-2014, 09:34 PM   #2
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I had a colonoscopy yesterday. Does that count?
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Old 08-21-2014, 09:45 PM   #3
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I had a colonoscopy yesterday. Does that count?
That's not a** kissing!

It's a** poking. And peeking.
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Old 08-21-2014, 10:21 PM   #4
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So, anyone else been the recipient of some amusing a** kissing lately?
They're just preparing themselves for success in the w*rking world.
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Oh I sure hope you're not gonna post a selfie
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Old 08-22-2014, 04:09 AM   #6
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Thankfully, receiving and supplying a** kissing ended when I retired. Nothing wrong with asking here, but it might not be the most plentiful source for related stories.
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Old 08-22-2014, 08:44 AM   #7
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Thankfully, receiving and supplying a** kissing ended when I retired.
agreed... but it was amazing to watch the troops a** kiss my replacement during the transition. Human nature for most, I guess. Some are better at it than others or feel more compelled to do so.
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They're just preparing themselves for success in the w*rking world.
Sadly true.

My BS meter is reaching an all time high on the j*b. May cure me of OMY afterall.
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Old 08-22-2014, 12:42 PM   #9
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Most often, I was the "Kissee". Had soooo many people keep in touch with me right after I RE'd.

Then, as they slowly came to realize that I was "seriously...no, seriously" NOT going to get another job (i.e. I couldn't do anything for them), they vanished.
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If you were under general anesthesia, you may never know!
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Already did: http://www.early-retirement.org/foru...ml#post1484277
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Although I'm still w*rking, I can safely guarantee my ***kissing days are behind me.
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I believe that would go in the photography thread.
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I believe that would go in the photography thread.
Or it could go in the Recent Photo thread.
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They say hindsight is 20-20, so I think it should go into a vision thread.
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