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# Ding Dong, I'm a Bell Tower: Random Rants Page.

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14 Nov 2008, 11:25
Just thought since we're at a calm point, anyone want to rant about anything?

Morale is low right now for me, although I only have 1 ding. (positive, only 1 ding, negative, 100% ding rate)

Anyways not actually that bad, just thought since everyone has rants, let's all fire off..

First off, Note to anyone else who's going to apply columbia, Seems the most engineer unfriendly school EVER... I think ED they are trying to pick up all the W-street (Wall-E) kids quickly and fill later in RD round....
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14 Nov 2008, 11:30
Wanna start a chat session?
It's Friday and I am idling, much like what I do everyday
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14 Nov 2008, 11:41
Can somebody explain what the difference between a ding and a dong is? I just got dinged from Wharton w/o an interview, is that a "ding" or a "dong?"

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14 Nov 2008, 11:45
sonibubu wrote:
Can somebody explain what the difference between a ding and a dong is? I just got dinged from Wharton w/o an interview, is that a "ding" or a "dong?"

I've read somewhere that a dong is Rejected w/o Interview.

But seems like no one uses it anymore.
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14 Nov 2008, 11:49
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I appear to have been seriously misled on the definition of the word dong.
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14 Nov 2008, 11:52
rca215 wrote:
I appear to have been seriously misled on the definition of the word dong.

I can be wrong.
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14 Nov 2008, 12:01
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I LOLed!
rca215 wrote:
I appear to have been seriously misled on the definition of the word dong.

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14 Nov 2008, 12:04
It is the currency of Vietnam isn't it?

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14 Nov 2008, 12:25
rca215 wrote:
I appear to have been seriously misled on the definition of the word dong.

Quote of the day!

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14 Nov 2008, 13:03
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solaris1 wrote:
It is the currency of Vietnam isn't it?

rca215 wrote:
I appear to have been seriously misled on the definition of the word dong.

The dong is a universal currency my friend.
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14 Nov 2008, 13:16
rca215 wrote:
The dong is a universal currency my friend.

kudos for making me lol

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14 Nov 2008, 13:33
Did not get an invite to HBS and, as much as I am not a good fit with its culture, it hurts. Badly.

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14 Nov 2008, 14:57
Rant(s): My computer crashed and burned two days before the Haas R1 deadline. Also, I am totally stupid for NOT doing my Kellogg application first, like everybody and their mothers advised me to do. Both applicaions had to be pushed back to R2.

Rave(s): I just got free Thai food at a lunch meeting, woohoo!

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14 Nov 2008, 15:28
no backups??

My columbia essays were on my USB stick which I stuffed into the washing machine, however it survived 17 minutes in the wash cycle. Unfortunately, my iphone didn't.
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14 Nov 2008, 15:29
GoBruins wrote:
no backups??

My columbia essays were on my USB stick which I stuffed into the washing machine, however it survived 17 minutes in the wash cycle. Unfortunately, my iphone didn't.

R.I.P. IPhone

Did you try and bring it back to apple and get a replacement?

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14 Nov 2008, 16:02
Yes, Haha, there were like whoa it's still wet.
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14 Nov 2008, 16:39
My roommate did the same thing with his ipod nano. He ran it under the hair dryer and left it to dry out. Then he went to apple and said, this just stopped working. They took a look at it, ran some tests and handed him a new nano.

I asked him, did you get a new nano and he's like, Nah man, the geniuses at the genius bar couldn't figure out so they gave me a new nano

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14 Nov 2008, 16:57
GoBruins wrote:
no backups??

My columbia essays were on my USB stick which I stuffed into the washing machine, however it survived 17 minutes in the wash cycle. Unfortunately, my iphone didn't.

Apparently, I'm not smart enough to back up my data. If I had been, I still wouldn't have had a computer to use to access my data.

LOL @ the memory stick. I have one of those now. I wonder if mine'll survive 17 minutes in the washer...

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14 Nov 2008, 17:07
YihWei wrote:
GoBruins wrote:
no backups??

My columbia essays were on my USB stick which I stuffed into the washing machine, however it survived 17 minutes in the wash cycle. Unfortunately, my iphone didn't.

Apparently, I'm not smart enough to back up my data. If I had been, I still wouldn't have had a computer to use to access my data.

LOL @ the memory stick. I have one of those now. I wonder if mine'll survive 17 minutes in the washer...

Well second time around is always better.
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14 Nov 2008, 18:28
Rant - No Harvard invite, and a bird **** all over my car today.

Rave - I got a new purse today, and a new purse = happiness.

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