University Dissertation...

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  1. Alex .

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    ...IS DONE!

    6 months of swearing at Microsoft Word, having what felt like a mental breakdown when Word crashed at 8k words and reading the most dull, uninspiring literature in existence...All over. And I'm bloody delighted, just picked up the bound copies.

    To those about to, or thinking of university. Do it. So rewarding to see the finished product of 3 years of studying.

    3 exams left and into the big wide world :cool:

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    Heartiest congrats, Alex! Well done mate!!

    Certainly deserves some porcine refreshment!
     
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    Congratulations Alex.

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    Well done and congratulations
     
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    I'll drink to this....a bl**dy very well done and congratulations!
     
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    Well done Alex!
    Yep, bacon is now required - and beer, lots of it !
    (I'll get you a pint or two at DX - OK, chilled cans, on the camp site!).
     
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    Gentlemen, thank you! I would post in my photo thread, but felt the amount of joy it gave me to get this f*cker over with I'd start a fresh one!

    I'm on the beer already, a few down the watering hole tonight is in order too :cool:
     
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    BTW, what is the dissertation disserting on ?
     
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    What do University grads usually write about? Probably parties and food/drink/company :D hehehehe :)
     
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    A guy called Henry of Livonia who wrote about the conversion of the pagan Baltic - looking at the development of crusades and papal authority... I'm never looking at it again!

    I'd need double the 10k word limit to talk about that :)
     
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    Congrats Alex. Well done. :D
     
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    That sounds really ....... anyway, about this beer !!!
     
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    Alex, congrats. Now let's go back to a time BEFORE Word when every page was hand-typed, sheet by sheet and NO erasures or corrections of any kind were allowed. Wanna know how many times I got to the last sentence and hit a wrong key, or left out a comma, or a word....
     
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    Congrats Alex!

    Felt exactly the same when mine was done as well (except I had the unfortunate misfortune it being 21,000 words long). So satisfying when its done, so much so I committed to another 4 years...
     
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    Yeah, don't understand why everyone uses Word. It's a silly program. Use LaTeX if your serious about publishing. And backup is your friend...

    Anyway congratulations and welcome in the big world. Any plans now?
     
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    Congrats Alex, well done mate!
     
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