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17 November 2006 @ 03:02 pm
What did you learn this week?
Staxstaxxy on November 17th, 2006 11:33 pm (UTC)
this week I learned:

even with the best of planning and time reserving, I can not always get everything done as quickly as I anticipate.

If I put a lot of thought into it and plan ahead, I can actually figure out how to do anything I want to do.

People will always like things ten times more than I think they will.

While some things aren't actually about *me*, not everyone is aware of that fact (I usually assume things *aren't* about me, so I am surprised when they *are*).

Not everyone knows how much they mean to me. I need to work on that more.
eukarya on November 17th, 2006 11:37 pm (UTC)
I should of stuck with Schuam's Outlines.
Kushalikushali on November 18th, 2006 12:29 am (UTC)
That I'm simultaneously smarter and not smarter than I give myself credit for.

That dressing up girly is hard and is about a lot more than just the clothes.

That being a manager means you get to tell people what to do but have no obligations to make sure they do it or to help them do it.

That lots of nerds are stubborn and won't ask for help.

That leaving work when you have a headache and are grumpy is a good idea. Much better than sitting around and continuing to grump.
The VFR Chickthevfrchick on November 18th, 2006 01:00 am (UTC)
That I remember nearly nothing about Algebra.
RocketGirl: Angryeonen on November 18th, 2006 01:10 am (UTC)
nplusmnplusm on November 18th, 2006 01:15 am (UTC)
I learned
I look good in green turtlenecks.

Also, that I am apparently the only possessor of the "pistachio conundrum" metaphor.
Varnvarn_ix on November 18th, 2006 03:25 pm (UTC)
That MS SQL Server, Python and pymssql give me headache when I try to work with unicode.

That your boss usually has a bigger picture than you.

That tornadoes are not limited to Kansas.
Varnvarn_ix on November 20th, 2006 01:30 am (UTC)
It's still the same week, yes? Good.

Cavalier the noun and cavalier the adjective have opposite meanings.

Also, flammable and inflammable mean the same thing. Dangerous!
Kburgunder on November 21st, 2006 07:05 pm (UTC)
Err? I thought inflammable meant not-flammable... what's the word for not-flammable?
Varnvarn_ix on November 21st, 2006 07:29 pm (UTC)
Apparently, that would be nonflammable, or indeed noninflammable.


Lawstlawst on November 19th, 2006 04:04 am (UTC)
How to treat an impacted crop.