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Come and cheer Buffy on through the final 20k words of her thesis.

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UptoapointLordCopper Mon 28-Apr-14 13:13:26

DS2 had to have a minecraft creeper face cake.

I tried minecraft but it made me seasick. Buffy did you feed your palm trees bonemeal? Apparently that makes them grow enormous. Like real life. grin I told DSs that they will have to be able to identify all those types of tree in real life or else ...

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UptoapointLordCopper Mon 28-Apr-14 15:01:10

The DC have built amazing structures (and traps for dropping unsuspecting villagers into lava hmm). I can see its appeal. But it does make me feel seasick and I can't kill any of the animals without feeling squeamish. blush I think I'd probably dispatch zombies and TNT everything else quite happily though.

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kickassangel Tue 29-Apr-14 02:00:36

Interesting though this is, how's that work going? wink

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UptoapointLordCopper Tue 29-Apr-14 14:52:26

Buffy I hope you have written lots and lots. I, on the other hand, am feeling really stressed after amending 5 pages of my student's writing. I am going to go and soak myself in the swimming pool now. But my waterproof watch has run out of battery. I'll see if DS1 will let me wear his.

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TheDoctrineOfSnatch Tue 29-Apr-14 23:50:39

One document! Hooray!

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Me2Me2 Fri 02-May-14 13:12:15

Hows it going Buffy et al? I really have to finish the present chapter before traveling on wednesday or I'll lose my train of thought

HoVis2001 Mon 05-May-14 00:51:18

Single document time - congratulations! Now back it up in a hundred different locations.

kickassangel Wed 07-May-14 15:49:50

I lost this thread for a while.

Buffy - how's it going?

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LRDtheFeministDragon Fri 09-May-14 11:41:36

Ooh, sorry, I had not realized you knew your deadline yet. Good luck! You can do it.

CaptChaos Fri 09-May-14 13:43:36

Surely late nights as deadlines loom closer is traditional?

Good luck!

<feminist pom-poms a-waving>

TheDoctrineOfSnatch Fri 09-May-14 14:13:28

Gimme a B, gimme a U, gimme an F, F, Y!
She's gonna be done by first of July!

<waves pom poms>

kickassangel Fri 09-May-14 18:56:26

Buffy's cheer team

Me2Me2 Mon 12-May-14 09:39:38

A stern cheer team, I wouldn't want to disappoint them

1st July is a kind of deadline for me too as we're going on holiday on the 2nd.

I'm just back from a conference which has both enthused me and left me feeling that my project is a little out of date. And a book review I did last week sent me into deep depression as I realised that some of the values I was looking for in that study are not indeed present in my own shock sad

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HoVis2001 Fri 16-May-14 19:44:54

Go Buffy! I hope you are planning a relaxing weekend away from the thesis....

The writing-up period feels like a distant fantasy to me, until I remind myself that I am technically almost a third of the way through my PhD. Where did the last year go?! I sometimes find it slightly hard to believe that I will get all of the research and writing done in the requisite time. So, I definitely salute anyone who is actually about to finish. grin

Me2Me2 Mon 19-May-14 09:10:57

New week new resolve. How's it going Buffy? I have made some interim deadlines and will work evenings if I don't make them. I can;t come back from holiday to more of the same

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Me2Me2 Mon 19-May-14 12:30:15

ha ha I have never had much patience for plans so no danger here. I remember someone at uni tried to learn Arabic by learning the dictionary from the beginning

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