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    Different kind of gloat

    Some of you folks know my son Ben. This gloat is for him. Ben's been accepted to and will be attending Cornell University to study engineering.
    If you're not part of the solution, you're part of the precipitate.

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    Congratulations to your son, Ken. Cornell is one of the best universities in the country. What engineering specialty is he looking at?

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    Ahh Cornell, tell him he has to eat sparingly out of the "Hot truck'. DAMHIKT.


    and Congratulations to Ben, He'll have a great time in Ithaca, it is such a great college city with loads of neat stuff to do and see. I hope he has good hill climbing abilities though... They built Cornell on the side of a cliff for the most part.
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    He wants to be a rocket scientist. So, he's going to major in mechanical eng. with a concentration in aerospace eng.
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    way to go ben!
    congratulations ken!
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    I went to SUNY Potsdam, where Clarkson is located, where we learned to classify engineering students by their stress levels. Mech-E's were mid-level iirc. And who can forget the cinematic nonsense "Real Genius", which nailed most of the techies antics at Clarkson and I'm sure Cornell pretty accurately.
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    Congratulations to him and your family. He, obviously, is not one of the three in your avatar picture.

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    Congrats! He'll be close enough to come home and turn on the weekends!

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    I think that may be part of his plan Mark. On the other hand, he may find there are some things more fun than turning.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ken werner View Post
    . On the other hand, he may find there are some things more fun than turning.

    hes entering college, this may be the funniest thing Ive ever read.
    I'd expect he might have his mind on spinning and turning, but I dont think he"ll be thinking of lathes.
    Ond thing is for sure, when I went to college, the girls didnt look the same as they do now in college.
    Congratulatioins on the great school, you have one smart kid.

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