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Re: Introduce Yourself
« Reply #285 on: February 22, 2010, 01:50:07 AM »
I haven't reached dissecting in school yet  :o
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Re: Introduce Yourself
« Reply #286 on: February 22, 2010, 10:10:02 AM »
I haven't reached dissecting in school yet  :o

You'll learn much from it, if you don't have to throw up. Once I had to dissect a pig's heart on a open day (this is the day kids from elementary school visit our school and decide they MUST go there!), without me knowing, in front of a surgeon. Fortunately I'm very good in biology, physics, chemistry etc. so I didn't say anything incorrect. The surgeon told my teacher she has to be very proud, because I only have to be able to do this in my last year, but I still do everything correct.

I was not trying to make anyone jealous or throw up.
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« Reply #287 on: February 22, 2010, 10:34:13 AM »
Ah, senior biology and the cats. Yeah, my "best" friend thought it would be funny to flick a small piece of cat intestine at me and it stuck on my cheek. Good friends like that are hard to find.

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Re: Introduce Yourself
« Reply #288 on: February 22, 2010, 11:58:29 AM »
What's up everyone? My name is Aaron. I'm from Portland. I'm new to the forum and just wanted to say hi.. I hope I posted this in the right section.

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Re: Introduce Yourself
« Reply #289 on: February 22, 2010, 12:02:04 PM »
Hi Aaron. Welcome to the forum. There's a Introduce Yourself thread right below this one, but no big deal. Enjoy your stay.

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Re: Introduce Yourself
« Reply #290 on: February 22, 2010, 12:28:06 PM »
Ah, senior biology and the cats. Yeah, my "best" friend thought it would be funny to flick a small piece of cat intestine at me and it stuck on my cheek. Good friends like that are hard to find.

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« Reply #291 on: February 22, 2010, 12:47:47 PM »
I have done very much biology, but not so much dissecting. One time we were going to dissect some cow eyes, which sounded fun! However, it started with them saying we had to pair up in pairs, and then three-and-three  due to shortage of eyes (are they really expensive?). Then they gave us sheep eyes which is similar to and only smaller than cow eyes, but apparently cheaper. So there I was on my grand dissecting day, cutting in a sheep eye with a vegetarian guy next to me throwing up while I'm doing it. That's budget cuts for ya'!

PS. Did I mention that the knife was like 15 years old and dull like a flat stone on the beach, so I just ended up squashing the eye?
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Re: Introduce Yourself
« Reply #292 on: February 22, 2010, 06:10:46 PM »
What's up everyone? My name is Aaron. I'm from Portland. I'm new to the forum and just wanted to say hi.. I hope I posted this in the right section.

Welcome Aaron!  Is that Portland Oregon or Portland Texas?

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Re: Introduce Yourself
« Reply #293 on: February 22, 2010, 09:18:08 PM »
I am actually a vegetarian, too. Have been since I was eight, and am now seventeen, so I've lasted.

I just decided that I didn't want to eat anything that had been killed for food.

During my biology class, my teacher said that I wouldn't have to go through with it (even though we ran out of time and never did dissect anything, anyways), if we got to it.

But I had a Teacher's Assistant class for the office my freshman year, and I was asked to carry this big bucket into the Biology Lab.

You could hear the water swishing in there (so it was obviously water-filled), and when I got there, I asked what was in it. She said, "BABY PIG. WE ARE CUTTING HER UP!" creepy-like, just because she knew I wouldn't like it.

I then got to hear about all the AP-Bio students dissecting pig brains.

Good times. :p

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Re: Introduce Yourself
« Reply #294 on: February 22, 2010, 09:42:11 PM »
"Don't waste your time on me, I'm a vegetarian. 


You're young, though.  You'll get over it."

I've been a vegetarian since 1973; obviously, not so young anymore.  Some of us never get over it!
 
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« Reply #295 on: February 22, 2010, 10:03:22 PM »
It was meant as a joke.  Sorry if I offended.
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« Reply #296 on: February 23, 2010, 08:27:57 AM »
No offense taken! 
 
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« Reply #297 on: February 24, 2010, 05:45:05 PM »
New guy on the block, although I don't think that will last very long. Haha! My name is Michael and I reside in New Jersey. I found Carl's website when I looked up information on gardening for the Sims 3. I'm very impressed with the way the site is maintained and how it provides so much useful tips and advice. It makes a big difference for me.

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« Reply #298 on: February 24, 2010, 05:58:19 PM »
Hi Icicle/Michael...welcome!  We got some great info here! :)

I would be a vegetarian except for my love of hamburgers and chicken fingers. :D

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« Reply #299 on: February 24, 2010, 06:53:03 PM »
Welcome to our Forum, Michael!  Always glad when new folks find us and join up.  I hope you enjoy yourself here!
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