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anecdotal

How not to waste your money: lesson 1

I don’t know how it came about, but when I was 8 years old, my parents bought a full-size Roland keyboard. It wasn’t really a keyboard, actually, it was more like a piano with wires, and I started lessons within weeks. I learned how to play from a reclusive 40 something who lived in a […]

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aberrant behavior anecdotal sloth

is it bad…

… that I just opened my 32-ounce vat of Seven Stars Lowfat yogurt and, finding that the yogurt surface was covered in orange dots, decided to try it anyway just to make sure that orange dots really = bad yogurt? If not, is it bad that, even after deciding the yogurt was spoiled, I still […]

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anecdotal how i am awesome

another gem from math prep

“Do you ever feel like running and hiding when you see a fraction?” FINALLY – a question I know the answer to.

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anecdotal how i am awesome

"So Screwed" 101

how do you know you’re fucked? when your online tutorial starts something like this: “So now that we know that 5 stands for any group of 5 things, let’s look at this: x What does x stand for?” and you’re already lost.

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anecdotal

do vitamins make anyone else want to puke?

It’s 9:30am. So far today I have craved: – bagel with cream cheese – McDonald’s breakfast sandwich – smoothie – hot chocolate – BLT – turkey sandwich – pizza – tea – hot coffee – iced coffee – burrito (with sour cream, no guac) – diet coke – water – fondue I took a vitamin […]