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Offline don.r

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Woohoo! Son got into Engineering school!
« on: December 14, 2013, 01:37:18 am »
My son has been accepted into my old alma mater! Join me in congratulating him on a wise career choice!  :-+ Hopefully he won't be the party animal his dad was.  O0

He will be receiving an EEVBlog uRuler as a graduation present.
 
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Re: Woohoo! Son got into Engineering school!
« Reply #1 on: December 14, 2013, 01:41:57 am »
Congrats!  :clap:
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Re: Woohoo! Son got into Engineering school!
« Reply #2 on: December 14, 2013, 01:43:12 am »
Congrats!

My best wishes to him for the many successful years to come. 

And, Congrats to you too!    - and -    Best wishes and Merry Christmas to you and your family.
 

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Re: Woohoo! Son got into Engineering school!
« Reply #3 on: December 14, 2013, 01:45:26 am »
Congratulations.  I remember the day I received the magic letter myself.

 

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Re: Woohoo! Son got into Engineering school!
« Reply #4 on: December 14, 2013, 01:48:13 am »
Yep, I've never been very sentimental or excitable or any of that, and I remember mine vividly. That is awesome for both of you :-+
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Re: Woohoo! Son got into Engineering school!
« Reply #5 on: December 14, 2013, 01:49:36 am »
My son has been accepted into my old alma mater! Join me in congratulating him on a wise career choice!  :-+ Hopefully he won't be the party animal his dad was.  O0

He will be receiving an EEVBlog uRuler as a graduation present.

With any luck you'll have one by then.  ;D
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Re: Woohoo! Son got into Engineering school!
« Reply #6 on: December 14, 2013, 02:08:59 am »
hehehe, I just got my acceptance letter too :)
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Re: Woohoo! Son got into Engineering school!
« Reply #7 on: December 14, 2013, 02:15:45 am »
Thanks all! He gets to join his brother, the geophysics student, this September. Ahh... the memories...  >:D
 

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Re: Woohoo! Son got into Engineering school!
« Reply #8 on: December 14, 2013, 02:23:13 am »
He will be receiving an EEVBlog uRuler as a graduation present.

I'll up that with a t-shirt!
Who's happier, him or dad?  ;D
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Re: Woohoo! Son got into Engineering school!
« Reply #9 on: December 14, 2013, 02:25:28 am »
I don't mind what career Sagan grows up to have, he can win a Nobel prize in any discipline he likes, I'm not pushy  ;D
 

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Re: Woohoo! Son got into Engineering school!
« Reply #10 on: December 14, 2013, 02:26:29 am »
He will be receiving an EEVBlog uRuler as a graduation present.

I'll up that with a t-shirt!
Who's happier, him or dad?  ;D
 :-+
Very nice of you, Dave! He's a small  ;).

I think his mum is the most happy but we are all on cloud nine.
 

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Re: Woohoo! Son got into Engineering school!
« Reply #11 on: December 14, 2013, 02:27:28 am »
I don't mind what career Sagan grows up to have, he can win a Nobel prize in any discipline he likes, I'm not pushy  ;D

what about if it was in something ridiculous like.. literature?
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Re: Woohoo! Son got into Engineering school!
« Reply #12 on: December 14, 2013, 02:31:56 am »
nah, he'll become a lay-preacher - just to piss off his old man.
 

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Re: Woohoo! Son got into Engineering school!
« Reply #13 on: December 14, 2013, 02:53:57 am »
poor kid. Doomed to lifelong learning , looked down on by many, laughed at by people with iQ's equal to room temperature...
My sincere condolences to the kid.
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Re: Woohoo! Son got into Engineering school!
« Reply #14 on: December 14, 2013, 03:05:50 am »
nah, he'll become a lay-preacher - just to piss off his old man.
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Re: Woohoo! Son got into Engineering school!
« Reply #15 on: December 14, 2013, 03:05:54 am »
I don't mind what career Sagan grows up to have, he can win a Nobel prize in any discipline he likes, I'm not pushy  ;D

How about Televangelist?  >:D >:D :-DD

EDIT: Doh got sniped. I had this reply on my screen but left for about 15 minutes.
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Re: Woohoo! Son got into Engineering school!
« Reply #16 on: December 14, 2013, 03:07:52 am »
nah, he'll become a lay-preacher - just to piss off his old man.

Yeah that will be his rebellious years. 
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Re: Woohoo! Son got into Engineering school!
« Reply #17 on: December 14, 2013, 03:18:27 am »
poor kid. Doomed to lifelong learning , looked down on by many, laughed at by people with iQ's equal to room temperature...
My sincere condolences to the kid.
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Re: Woohoo! Son got into Engineering school!
« Reply #18 on: December 14, 2013, 03:50:35 am »
I don't mind what career Sagan grows up to have, he can win a Nobel prize in any discipline he likes, I'm not pushy  ;D
But if he decides EE, he'll have so many fun toys to play with
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Re: Woohoo! Son got into Engineering school!
« Reply #19 on: December 14, 2013, 03:56:20 am »
I don't mind what career Sagan grows up to have, he can win a Nobel prize in any discipline he likes, I'm not pushy  ;D

He can't be a math major then!   :scared:
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Re: Woohoo! Son got into Engineering school!
« Reply #20 on: December 14, 2013, 09:33:14 pm »
 
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Re: Woohoo! Son got into Engineering school!
« Reply #21 on: December 14, 2013, 11:26:17 pm »
My son has been accepted into my old alma mater! Join me in congratulating him on a wise career choice!  :-+ Hopefully he won't be the party animal his dad was.  O0

He will be receiving an EEVBlog uRuler as a graduation present.
IMHO getting your kids into some kind of engineering school is a big plus. My oldest son starts to warm up to becoming an EE as well. Being able to make something always puts food on the table.
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Re: Woohoo! Son got into Engineering school!
« Reply #22 on: July 08, 2020, 04:24:17 pm »
Well... here we are, six years later and my son has his parchment! Many extra co-op employments and a few extra interest courses contributed to a 6 year rather than 5 year timeline but he is all good and employed... in hardware!!! None of that software rubbish! Missed out on the iron ring due to covid but that is promised later in the year so we shall see. Well done my son!!!
 
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Re: Woohoo! Son got into Engineering school!
« Reply #23 on: July 08, 2020, 07:43:08 pm »
It's 0500 here and I read the title as "Woo woo" for a moment. I thought "what kind of Engineering school is your son going to?" ;D
 

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Re: Woohoo! Son got into Engineering school!
« Reply #24 on: July 08, 2020, 11:16:30 pm »
It's 0500 here and I read the title as "Woo woo" for a moment. I thought "what kind of Engineering school is your son going to?" ;D
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Funnily enough my other son is a geologist and actually does study crystals and my daughter is a health care aide and takes care of a woman named Crystal...  :o
 


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