Top 11 Lies Comp Sci Majors Tell Themselves

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    Lies Computer Science Students Tell Themselves
    11. I'm almost done with this project.
    10. I don't need to know this. I'll never have to debug Fortran code.
    9. I don't care if Microsoft offers me a million bucks I'll never work for them.
    8. I'm so glad we're learning cutting-edge technology that I'll be able to apply as soon as I graduate.
    7. When I get out of here I'll be able to influence corporate IT decision making.
    6. The stagnation of the IT industry is merely temporary.
    5. With all the tinkering I've done on PCs, these classes are going to be CAKE!
    4. The massive network of friends I've developed on ICQ is really going to come in handy when I start looking for work.
    3. My ray tracer will revolutionize the gaming industry.
    2. Working in a cubicle is a healthy and rewarding working environment.
    1. I'll go party after I finish this perl script.

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    Pursuing knowledge confuted's Avatar
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    >>Let me know what you think.
    I think it was funny the first time I saw it posted here The smileys make up for any dullness in this thread.
    Away.

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    I don't understand why every time someone posts a joke people are all "that wasn't funny har har har I'm so sophisticated". I personally found it funny (altough I hope its not true).

    //napKIN

    (This is not a dig on Confuted, I read through alot of his/her posts and he/she good stuff to say. Just a general disgruntalization)
    "The best way to get answers is to just keep working the problem, recognizing when you are stalled, and directing the search pattern.....Donít just wait for The Right Thing to strike you Ė try everything you think might even be in the right direction, so you can collect clues about the nature of the problem."
    -John Carmack

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    >> personally found it funny (altough I hope its not true).

    i found it funny as well. I do see a lot of truth in many of them though.

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    >5. With all the tinkering I've done on PCs, these classes are going to be CAKE!

    true...... so true... unfortunately!

    reminds me of an engineering one, the one about how you know you're an engineer if you've used every function on your graphing calculator, and also... that you've ever tried to repair a 5 dollar radio. hehe...
    hasafraggin shizigishin oppashigger...

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    >>perl script

    I can relate, god I hate that language!
    PHP and XML
    Let's talk about SAX

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    >I found it funny. Let me know what you think.

    Yes, quite humorous!!!

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    i found it funny... sad, but funny...
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    weak.





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    lol@4,6,9

    oh and, go on posting jokes. Not everyone has seen them before.
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