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Max The Magnificent
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Re: Fantastic Article!
Max The Magnificent   6/17/2014 1:36:19 PM
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@Clarke: I loved every bit of this!

You are a very discerning reader LOL

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Fantastic Article!
ClarkeMonroe   6/17/2014 1:34:39 PM
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I loved every bit of this!  

My dad was a medical doctor (3 months retired) and is one of the smartest people I know.  I myself am an Electrical Engineer but until now I've never deeply considered his impact on my life despite having completely different professions.  I'll have to write down my findings and present it to him for fathers day next year.

Thanks for sharing!

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Max The Magnificent   6/16/2014 4:33:13 PM
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@David: Your trouble might be that you are getting your jokes off Ivan here:

http://www.eetimes.com/author.asp?section_id=36&doc_id=1322276


The scary thing is that thatwas one of his better ones LOL

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David Ashton   6/16/2014 4:27:44 PM
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Your trouble might be that you are getting your jokes off Ivan here:

http://www.eetimes.com/author.asp?section_id=36&doc_id=1322276

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Re: Rent!
Max The Magnificent   6/16/2014 11:59:04 AM
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@C VanDorne: I seem to have failed in my conveyance since I was actually going for the opposite sentiment.

I was joking -- I knew what you meant :-)

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C VanDorne   6/16/2014 11:37:02 AM
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Hmm.  I seem to have failed in my conveyance since I was actually going for the opposite sentiment.  Oh, well.

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Max The Magnificent   6/16/2014 11:17:19 AM
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@C VanDorne: Love is not always cuddly.

You big softy, you! :-)

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C VanDorne   6/16/2014 10:53:11 AM
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Love is not always cuddly.

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Re: Rent!
Max The Magnificent   6/16/2014 9:22:21 AM
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@C VanDorne: I suggested I might just start working.  He said "Okay, start paying rent tomorrow."

LOL -- that sounds like my mom -- in England you could leave school at 16 (after your O-Level exams) and start work, or you could leave school at 18 (after your A-Level exams) and start work, or you could go on to university.

I had some friends who were planning on leaving school at 16 -- their argument is that they would get a headstart in he workplace over the people who stayed on at school to get more education.

I told my mom -- she said "That's a GREAT idea... you're NOT doing it" ... end of conversation LOL

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Rent!
C VanDorne   6/16/2014 9:10:21 AM
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My fathers influence was brief and strong.  In my second semester of Community College I vocalized to him that I was doubting this whole college thing.  I suggested I might just start working.  He said "Okay, start paying rent tomorrow."  The exchange quickly concluded with me saying I'd be up in my room studying.

And the rest is history, as they say.  Thanks, dad.

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