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Old 03-29-2011, 05:16 PM   #21
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Yep, you'd need something to do to keep the symptoms of chronic depression at bay. Me, I'd strongly consider moving out of state...
Well, if you're gonna live in Texas then you might as well go for all the misery you can grab...


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Old 03-29-2011, 05:28 PM   #22
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I have been the subject of someone's thesis. Waaay back in the early 60s when I was in kindergarten, a group of psychology students from the local university came to our school to test out IQ and knowledge tests on my class (n=26). They then did more indepth research on the outliers with high IQs (me, 126 IIRC). Specifically, they administered a looooong survey instrument involving both intelligence and knowledge questions. They returned a month later for an unannounced retest. I think their hypothesis was that students with high IQs would research the answers they didn't know. And I had. Specifically, one of the questions I got wrong the first time was "what is ambergris?". FWIW, it's a digestive secretion of the sperm whale. Too bad I never got to read the thesis.


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Wow, this was when you were in kindergarten. I did not go to kindergarten and even if I had, I would not have known how to research something or even been able to remember what I wanted to research!! You are way too smart for me

No one would want to use me for their paper. I am an average plain jane.
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Old 04-01-2011, 06:55 PM   #24
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Have you ever wondered if you'll end up as someone's PhD thesis?
No. Do I want to be? No.

What if they are going to "study" me like the space aliens studying their abductees, by probing and poking?
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All right, Khan, what have you been up to now?
You don't want to know.

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