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Old 10-14-13, 11:22 PM   #3751
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Today I grow more tired of dogdick hoods on these brake levers.

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Old 10-15-13, 01:32 AM   #3752
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Yeah, I know. I'm still earning a degree I don't want either way, in a field I don't want to work in.

Gotta talk to some people at school.
You are entirely in control. If it's not right, change it.

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Old 10-15-13, 10:04 AM   #3753
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what makes you think that you're gonna wanna finish in a few years? If you want to at all, just do it and get over it. change majors if you must.

If you don't know what you want, maybe some time off is a good idea. If you want to do anything scientific, technical or engineering professionally, don't worry too much about specificity as any BS will push you in the right direction and your degree is only really worth your first job anyway
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Old 10-15-13, 10:39 AM   #3754
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If you don't know what you want, maybe some time off is a good idea. If you want to do anything scientific, technical or engineering professionally, don't worry too much about specificity as any BS will push you in the right direction and your degree is only really worth your first job anyway
Or not, especially these days... I know a brilliant mechanical engineering friend who started as a teller for gas money and now in charge of a region of banks. Turns out his choice of GE's proved more than his BS all together.
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ya... but fortunately for him he had a great backup in case the whole gas/banking thing didn't work out for him. ME is especially good around here w all the defense industry as u know.

My supervisor is a cool example too: he doesn't even have his BS (in chemistry)!. Started interning at a local pharma company while studying for BS chem at UCSD. They liked him alot, and employed him as a full time organic chemist! He was making bank so he dropped out of school, made his way up the ladder in the industry and now has a senior scientist level position with salary comparable to most of our PhDs
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Old 10-15-13, 11:35 AM   #3756
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Old 10-15-13, 11:48 AM   #3757
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Tired of slangin'?
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Need a more legit setup.

Moving to Washington.
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Old 10-15-13, 04:50 PM   #3759
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Today I finished building a stupid wheel for the shop lunch getter:



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Old 10-15-13, 05:13 PM   #3760
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Old 10-15-13, 05:22 PM   #3761
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Old 10-15-13, 06:21 PM   #3763
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Shoulda made the outer rim off-center so you bob up and down as you ride.
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Old 10-15-13, 08:13 PM   #3764
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My supervisor is a cool example too: he doesn't even have his BS (in chemistry)!. Started interning at a local pharma company while studying for BS chem at UCSD. They liked him alot, and employed him as a full time organic chemist! He was making bank so he dropped out of school, made his way up the ladder in the industry and now has a senior scientist level position with salary comparable to most of our PhDs
Niceeee.

Alas the great war machine, on that topic I have too many buddies diggin' that sweet sweet defense contractor moniez. So much that any nay say of the war in middle east is a no go for ride chat.
Not sure about it's long term future/ stability though with the gov't being run by a bunch of dumb ***** who can't get along and rather serve self/ party interests and not the people who elected them.
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Old 10-15-13, 09:37 PM   #3766
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Today I finished building a stupid wheel for the shop lunch getter:



Woah! You got long valve stem going through both rims?
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Old 10-15-13, 10:40 PM   #3767
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saw my felt z85 at the bike shop today, not fully fettled and ready for me yet, but I got to pick it up, whoa! LBS guy goes, "yeah, and this one has TWENTY gears" hngggg
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Old 10-15-13, 10:46 PM   #3768
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today i watched this 10 year old shred so much gnar


it made me really want a mtb but then realized theres nothing nearly that great anywhere near me

then i geocached in the woods with bros while drinking bourbon

now im pissing my pants while listening to the new lonely island cd drunk in my room
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Old 10-15-13, 10:58 PM   #3769
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Polished the old seatpost on the roadie I'm building. Ran out of white rouge but I still need one last pass.

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Old 10-15-13, 11:41 PM   #3770
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Niceeee.

Alas the great war machine, on that topic I have too many buddies diggin' that sweet sweet defense contractor moniez. So much that any nay say of the war in middle east is a no go for ride chat.
Not sure about it's long term future/ stability though with the gov't being run by a bunch of dumb ***** who can't get along and rather serve self/ party interests and not the people who elected them.
Today I got in a facebook fight with nephew over politics. He was *****ing about obamacare and welfare, so I reminded him about all the government aid he's received throughout his life...then told him to stop being an ignorant redneck.
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Old 10-16-13, 12:11 AM   #3771
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today i watched this 10 year old shred so much gnar
He's got the bar width = inseam goin' on. Of course I had to check if I could get that, but nope, widest 31.8 bars I could find were 5mm short. SO close!
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Old 10-16-13, 06:20 AM   #3772
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... decided to rain-ride in the dark with no lights; went into a crack in my driveway and tacoed my front wheel. At least it was a short walk home.
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Old 10-16-13, 07:46 AM   #3773
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That was cool. And now I feel inadequate
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Got tired of the celeste fork so painted it, looks brighter than the frame cause it hasn't had a chance to get dirty.

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