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what should i do with my summer?

Posted by: TerraMrs - Mon Jan 24, 2005 10:20 pm
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what should i do with my summer? 

what should i do with my summer?
sit at home and smoke pot all day 12%  12%  [ 2 ]
work at mcdonald's for just over minimum wages 6%  6%  [ 1 ]
kill myself from dangerous chemicals in a factory but make good wages 12%  12%  [ 2 ]
work in the local university's rapid prototyping lab 6%  6%  [ 1 ]
go to an insanely expensive summer program 0%  0%  [ 0 ]
get an internship somewhere 29%  29%  [ 5 ]
break into scaled composites and steal their plans for SS2-3 35%  35%  [ 6 ]
Total votes : 17

what should i do with my summer? 
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Post what should i do with my summer?   Posted on: Mon Jan 24, 2005 10:20 pm
for the record i don't smoke pot. and this is a joke. but i'm interested in seeing if anyone has any good suggestions to consider..... i'm a high school junior for the record :cry: .

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Post    Posted on: Mon Jan 24, 2005 11:04 pm
My Vote:

:roll: "break into scaled composites and steal their plans for SS2-3" :roll:

Just for own egocentric curiocity :twisted:

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Post    Posted on: Tue Jan 25, 2005 12:06 am
Internships are an excellent way to invest your summer.

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Post    Posted on: Tue Jan 25, 2005 7:46 am
It was a dead heat between smoke pot and break into scaled, but I chose Scaled, and here's why. I used to smoke pot all day. When I did, I would try to convince everybody in earshot that they should too. Now that I don't anymore, I realize that it doesn't help ME any if YOU smoke pot, because you'd be the one smoking it and not me. Unless you wanted to share. But then I would have to share with you too, sometimes. So the disadvantages cancel out the advantages.


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Post    Posted on: Tue Jan 25, 2005 9:45 am
I voted for the well paid factory job. The reason? Hard work is good for the soul and will pay for you to do your PPL on your weekends off which is what I am going to do. Its not space but its part way up...

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Post    Posted on: Tue Jan 25, 2005 8:48 pm
Oh no... I forgot all about paying for my PPL.... :(

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Post    Posted on: Wed Jan 26, 2005 7:04 pm
haha thanks for the responses guys, for the record i vote "break into scaled" myself.

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Post    Posted on: Sat Jan 29, 2005 2:31 pm
McD sounds like the most resonable option, work ethics always come handy...

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Post    Posted on: Sun Jan 30, 2005 7:55 pm
Almost done with your junior year? Any idea where you're applying to school?

I've been accepted to Riddle, GA Tech, FL Tech, UCF, UF, and Stetson... Riddle is still definitely first choice but UCF is a close second simply for the reason that I would be MAKING $7000 a year by going there :P

PS- I voted for getting an internship... As for myself, I'm going to stop by ZeroG headquarters (about 20 minutes from here) and see if they need a cute secretary hehehe ;)

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Post    Posted on: Mon Jan 31, 2005 11:35 pm
Hrm.... Well, while Cathleen's trying to get hired on looks (just go to UCF and you won't need to get hired at all), I still firmly believe that your best option would be to break into Rutan's computer, steal his plans, and then figure out one small arcane point that desperately needs improvement. Then you're sure to have a job -- either making SS2, or making license plates..... Not quite sure which.

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Post    Posted on: Mon Jan 31, 2005 11:40 pm
Hey, I use whatever resources I have ;) Hahaha, I'd love to be hired for my intellect but among giants, one can only hope they don't get stepped on, so I'll take what I can get :P

As for your suggestion though, I would say he would probably end up doing the latter...

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Post    Posted on: Mon Jan 31, 2005 11:50 pm
<assumes a stuffy aristocratic tone>That, my dear young lady, would depend solely on how good his idea was......</tone>

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Post    Posted on: Mon Jan 31, 2005 11:56 pm
Bah, who needs aristocrats :P Make sure to help him with his idea so you can go into the license plate business together ;)

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Post    Posted on: Tue Feb 01, 2005 9:02 pm
When you get the SS2 plans, post them here. I really don't want to wait for Rutan to go public!


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Post    Posted on: Tue Feb 01, 2005 9:39 pm
ahaha. i feel insulted by the implication that i would not have sufficient suggestions for improvement to earn a job on ss2 instead of license plates. as a proud member of the alt.space community, i am sure that i can improve on the designs of a measly engineering god like burt rutan.

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