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Old 11-10-11, 10:39 AM
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Is vodka filtering an acceptable analogy when working with teachers?

I am doing a in-service on how to analyze data. We are going to look at three questions that should get us focused on a specific goal. I am thinking about comparing the questions to filtering vodka. The more filtering we do the better goal we get.

Good idea or bad idea?

I may offer shots of vodka to make my point.
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Old 11-10-11, 10:44 AM
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Make sure you offer shots of vodka before the in-service.
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Make sure you offer shots of vodka before the in-service.
Of course, who wants to sit through two hours of me talking?
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Old 11-10-11, 11:16 AM
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Hey as a former (it's always in your blood) teacher, it wouldn't bother me at all....but you might find some who poo-poo it.
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So how does this work? You drink the vodka and then pee into a filter?
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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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Old 11-10-11, 12:46 PM
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Let me see if I have this right...


You're asking a bunch of people on the inter-webs that you know nothing about a question about teacher training.

And you are asking in a place called "foo".

That about right?
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Old 11-10-11, 12:56 PM
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I think Three Minutes is a bit off in the coconut. You cannot expect someone that spends a predominance of his or her time around a bunch of educators and students to be exactly normal, can you? I think he raises a valid point.

Can you work main lining into your training?
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Old 11-10-11, 01:53 PM
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Let me see if I have this right...


You're asking a bunch of people on the inter-webs that you know nothing about a question about teacher training.

And you are asking in a place called "foo".

That about right?
I know plenty... Does this thing still say I have 0 posts?
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Originally Posted by ThreeMinutes View Post
I know plenty... Does this thing still say I have 0 posts?
I am not sure why the IQ meter here is labeled "Posts:" I just checked it and calibrated it, and it appears to be working perfectly.
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Originally Posted by Pete In Az View Post
Let me see if I have this right...


You're asking a bunch of people on the inter-webs that you know nothing about a question about teacher training.

And you are asking in a place called "foo".

That about right?

If he asked this question in the Road forum, we would just move it here.
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If he asked this question in the Road forum, we would just move it here.
Do you refer to this moving process as "vodka filtering" by any chance?
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Originally Posted by jsharr View Post
Do you refer to this moving process as "vodka filtering" by any chance?

I have never recieved any vodka for moving a thread.
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Originally Posted by CbadRider View Post
I have never recieved any vodka for moving a thread.
you obviously are not abusing your powers enough.
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Originally Posted by CbadRider View Post
I have never recieved any vodka for moving a thread.
vodka?
Come to GA and I'll split a good bottle of a nice Rhone red with you.
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Filtering vodka is easy, there's isn't much more than alcohol and water. I prefer to filter beer. It's more of a workout. Sometimes bourbon makes for a nice change.
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I am not sure why the IQ meter here is labeled "Posts:" I just checked it and calibrated it, and it appears to be working perfectly.
I'm pretty sure you don't have it calibrated for folks with "Yellow Jersey" icons.

I only have one brain cell and I loaned it out recently.
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Originally Posted by ThreeMinutes View Post
I know plenty... Does this thing still say I have 0 posts?
You know these people??

And you still ask them this kind of question?



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Ya'll know that ThreeSeconds (no way could he last ThreeMinutes) used to post under another name, right? He is a friend of Couch and he has questionable morals, or so I have been told. Need I say more. And he is from Ohio. You know what they say about guys from Ohio, right?
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Ya'll know that ThreeSeconds (no way could he last ThreeMinutes) used to post under another name, right? He is a friend of Couch and he has questionable morals, or so I have been told. Need I say more. And he is from Ohio. You know what they say about guys from Ohio, right?
And Chipcom vouches for him.





So, what needs to be done first: count the silverware or check the livestock?
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Filtering vodka is easy, there's isn't much more than alcohol and water. I prefer to filter beer. It's more of a workout. Sometimes bourbon makes for a nice change.
If God had wanted us to filter our beer, he wouldn’t have given us livers. - Larry Bell
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Ya'll know that ThreeSeconds (no way could he last ThreeMinutes) used to post under another name, right? He is a friend of Couch and he has questionable morals, or so I have been told. Need I say more. And he is from Ohio. You know what they say about guys from Ohio, right?
.......and WTF is that cowpoke?
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If God had wanted us to filter our beer, he wouldn’t have given us livers. - Larry Bell
But you see, I filter my beer *with* my liver.
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Originally Posted by jsharr View Post
Ya'll know that ThreeSeconds (no way could he last ThreeMinutes) used to post under another name, right? He is a friend of Couch and he has questionable morals, or so I have been told. Need I say more. And he is from Ohio. You know what they say about guys from Ohio, right?
Guys from Ohio? Questionable morals? A friend of Couch? It all fits now. I can see cleeeeeeeeearly.
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I prefer to filter my liver with everclear.
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