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    Dr. Oboeguy

    I passed the Ph.D. dissertation defense today with flying colors. A few revisions in the next couple of days are needed before "depositing" the diss and it's graduation next week! Woohoo!!!
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    Congratulations, Dr. Oboeguy, Ph.D.

    I've just started the writing process, so I've got a while before defense. You are right where I want to be.

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    Way to go, Doc. Congrats.

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    Congrats! My wife is ABD and will be cheered to know that someone, somewhere, has successfully defended!

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    Awesome! Congrats!

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    Congratumacations!! w00t!! Great job!! I know who to call if I need an operation. kidding.
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    congrats. flippin is in dire need of an oboectomy, she was not kidding, just to proud to beg.
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    Phobias are for irrational fears. Fear of junk ripping badgers is perfectly rational. Those things are nasty.

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    ROCK! Congrats Mr Ph.D.
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    congrats! what a fantastic milestone for you.
    Where am I going?......

    ....and why am I in this handbasket?

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    Yay!!

    what was the dissertation?

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    Wow, Cool!!! The doctor is in the house!
    Why isn't 11 pronounced onety one?

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    Congrats, Dr. Oboeguy.

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    I can't resist..............


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    Congrats!
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    Although earning your doctorate is an amazing accomplishment, I'm still much more impressed that you climbed Haleakala with your folding bike.

    Way to go!

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    Dr. Oboeguy, B.F.D. Awesome.

    My sister (Ph.D., Art History) had a cartoon on her fridge for years which may have some appeal to you. A gaggle of professorial types were seated around a table. At the far end, a woman was standing, turned to the side and punching the nose of the twedd-jacketed prof-type next her, to his surprise and dismay. At the near end of the table, a second prof-type is saying to the next fellow over: "An excellent defense. Let's give her the doctorate."
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    Now I can trust you. You're a doctor.
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    Obviously, the guy's like a 12th level white wizard or something. His mere presence is a danger to mortals.

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    You guys are great, thanks! The diss was in the field of Operations Research (think math + computer science).
    Quote Originally Posted by Blue Order
    Quote Originally Posted by sknhgy
    I do not want to be associated with the kind of riders that come through my neck of the woods on weekends, dressed in superhero costumes
    Do they wear capes?
    ---

    http://www.cycopaths.net/

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    Way to go Doc!! I've watched friends go through the process and YIKES!!!!!!!

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    That's awesome - I'm stuck on that big book report myself, glad to see there is a light at the end there

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    Quote Originally Posted by oboeguy
    You guys are great, thanks! The diss was in the field of Operations Research (think math + computer science).
    Tought (and fascinating) field Oboe- mine's in Information Science (specializing in search optimization) so we're somewhat related. Congradulations! Don't ya just hate those little "fixes" at the end? They're so anti-climactic.... Have a beer on me

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    Indeed, the little fixes are a PITA when up against a deadline. I'm deathly afraid of introducing a typo, if nothing else. Fortunately, for the extra numerical results the committee wants, I was able to run some code overnight. Phew!
    Quote Originally Posted by Blue Order
    Quote Originally Posted by sknhgy
    I do not want to be associated with the kind of riders that come through my neck of the woods on weekends, dressed in superhero costumes
    Do they wear capes?
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    http://www.cycopaths.net/

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    Congrats Doc OG! Does the PhD come w/ a raise?
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    Quote Originally Posted by jyossarian
    Congrats Doc OG! Does the PhD come w/ a raise?
    I've only been at my job like three months and they knew the Ph.D. was almost done so I doubt. <sigh>
    Quote Originally Posted by Blue Order
    Quote Originally Posted by sknhgy
    I do not want to be associated with the kind of riders that come through my neck of the woods on weekends, dressed in superhero costumes
    Do they wear capes?
    ---

    http://www.cycopaths.net/

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    Awesome!

    I'm sure you know well the pain of explaining to friends and family that you'll be done with the thesis in 2 months or 2 years depending on how the next set of analysis works out.

    Now go to law school and really freak them out.
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