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« Reply #40 on: October 10, 2010, 10:44:59 AM »
Allow me to point out that ENGLISH IS UNDECLINED! And thus, as far as Indo-European languages go, pretty easy. I have enough faith in the people here to believe everyone here capable of speaking English properly.
 
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« Reply #41 on: November 08, 2010, 05:43:19 PM »
Allow me to point out that ENGLISH IS UNDECLINED! And thus, as far as Indo-European languages go, pretty easy. I have enough faith in the people here to believe everyone here capable of speaking English properly.
This really is high praise coming from Deloria. ;P Usually she has no faith or patience in people's ability to use language properly and just stabs them or pushes them into the Seine or off the Alps or throws them into the Thames... whatever's convenient really. :P *tried to convince her to stab the error and not the person... this however just led to the stabbing of rather innocent Greek accents for hopping around too much* :P

I made a pie, if you haven't seen it in any of the various other threads in which I posted it. :P



I was rather ecstatically pleased with how the meringue turned out. ;D :pleased:

A few things did go wrong but you can't actually SEE them in this photo (nor do you really taste them in the pie :P)... which is why I'll make another pie soon to further perfect the technique, and thus the pie photo spamming shall continue MUAHAHAHAHA!!...erm... I mean... I'm not crazy at all... :pokerface: :whistle:

In other news... I think my first fb album from my trip is finally almost done! :D So, pics for "Ubi in Roma..." forthcoming... shortly... maybe... I hesitate because I seem to think I said this before. :P

That leaves a Florence album, a Venice album, and likely a Milan/Paris album.
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« Reply #42 on: November 08, 2010, 05:45:15 PM »
Whoa baby, you're pretty proud of that pie! :D

But then again, you should be.  It's perfect, and meringue is hard to perfect!
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« Reply #43 on: November 08, 2010, 05:52:31 PM »
It also gives a me a reason to spam the forums. :P :whistle:

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I just realized... I must make pie on March 14th. :P
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« Reply #44 on: November 09, 2010, 04:22:01 AM »
You're in Europe now. :P Write dates properly. :P
 
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« Reply #45 on: November 09, 2010, 12:01:07 PM »
I just realized... I must make pie on March 14th. :P
When I was in ninth grade I had a math teacher whose birthday was March 14th.  We made her a bunch of pie and someone made her a cape with Pi on it.  Itwas pretty sweet.

Sweet as pie...you might say... :P
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« Reply #46 on: November 09, 2010, 03:00:52 PM »
You're in Europe now. :P Write dates properly. :P
Yes - be sure to make pie for April 31st! :P Or for the 3rd of the 14th month, whatever that is. ;D

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« Reply #47 on: November 09, 2010, 03:59:36 PM »
but... but... "30 days hath September, APRIL, June, and November"... but then I'm sure you're aware of that. ;)

Also, I actually have numerous pie recipes: chocolate chess pie, this chocolate cream pie, a pecan pie, and my roommate wants to make a lemon meringue pie... oh, and somewhere I have my grandmother's chess pie recipe... what I'm saying is that I should make ALL OF THEM for Pi Day! :D I could get my grandmother's lemon icebox recipe over Christmas break too! :D
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« Reply #48 on: November 09, 2010, 10:44:21 PM »
Europe must be so sad with no Pi Day. :(
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« Reply #49 on: November 09, 2010, 10:53:35 PM »
That's a really beautiful pie.  Meringue looks intimidating to work with.  Did you use a hand mixer or a stand mixer?
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« Reply #50 on: November 10, 2010, 03:51:23 AM »
That's a really beautiful pie.  Meringue looks intimidating to work with.  Did you use a hand mixer or a stand mixer?

worse: a whisk! :pleased:


Europe must be so sad with no Pi Day. :(

They have an e day tho': 27/1. Unlike the US... February comes nowhere close to 71 days. :P
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« Reply #51 on: November 10, 2010, 06:14:34 AM »
They have an e day tho': 27/1. Unlike the US... February comes nowhere close to 71 days. :P

Too bad! The same is true with the Golden Ratio day...

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« Reply #52 on: November 10, 2010, 08:22:54 AM »
That's a really beautiful pie.  Meringue looks intimidating to work with.  Did you use a hand mixer or a stand mixer?

worse: a whisk! :pleased:
Wow - that's impressive. Either a hand mixer or a stand mixer works well - it's really not that hard. A whisk, though? My arm would be dead long before there was anything even vaguely resembling meringue! :o

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« Reply #53 on: November 10, 2010, 08:57:40 AM »
Either a hand mixer or a stand mixer works well - it's really not that hard.

We have neither... actually, we didn't have a whisk either. :P So, it came down to buying either a whisk or an electric mixer (and I'd really have liked a stand mixer, but $_$... so, whisk it was :P).
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« Reply #54 on: March 01, 2011, 10:05:42 AM »
So, we learned the forms of the optative yesterday. :P


....MY VERB TABLE FOR PAIDEUW IS FIVE PAGES LONG!!!! FIVE!!!

I miss Latin. :(

EDIT: My verb table is brilliant. :P No one may tell me I've wasted precious hours making it. :P
 
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« Reply #55 on: March 01, 2011, 03:31:56 PM »
AND no one should!

But FIVE pages? I'm almost certain I get my full Greek verb tables done in three or four. ;P

The beautiful thing about Latin is how neatly the complete conjugation of a verb fits onto a single page!
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« Reply #56 on: March 01, 2011, 05:20:51 PM »
I know!! And it's so regular!
 
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« Reply #57 on: May 30, 2011, 10:40:02 PM »
Well, I'm done. It took forever. There was terror and stress; there were anxiety and panic attacks aplenty (some assignment induced, some contingency induced), but my first year progress report is D O N E!

On the one hand, this means I LIVE AGAIN! On the other, it means I now get to fear the question of whether or not I survived or did well enough to keep my fellowship. :-X

I know the finished project is shaky and rocky. Not polished or impressive. I know this. I can no longer care about this. I could hardly motivate myself to work on the bloody thing, much less deal with the minutiae now that it's DONE. But, the sad thing is that while I can't be motivated to WORK on the minutiae, I need no motivation to WORRY about the minutiae.

Anyway, I'm up. It's 5:30am. The project that has been a drain on my life for the last several weeks and that I have--probably masochistically--allowed (or made) to blockade things like video games and other pursuits (languages, etc.) out of my life is DONE. I am probably too jacked up on coffee to go to bed and even if I could go to bed, I'd want to get up in like 4 hours to go into the office anyway... so, yeah, a little pointless. As it is, I will go into the office, print my paper (I think it has to be done in triplicate... there's your first sign that something's wrong: they want your assignment in triplicate), get it covered in the office (my adviser's suggestion), possibly get talked into assisting with school kids (hey, kids, we're going to talk about electricity while I'm worse than hung-over: exhausted and running on like 4-6 hours of sleep in the last 60 hours!!), and then right about when that ends, I should crash completely and utterly. Maybe pick up another 4 hours of sleep then. Then, Capoeira, then video games and all those things I've missed so much whilst paper consumed my life.

I was going to post something along these lines on facebook, but then I decided that there were certain people that I wouldn't want to see it (mostly my parents :P ...why am I friends with my parents on facebook again!?). Somehow I thought you guys would understand. XD :P
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« Reply #58 on: May 31, 2011, 07:24:32 AM »
We do! :D Welcome back to the world of the living! :D

Also, please don't think I'm avoiding you. :P I'm drowning in exams. :P

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Cuzz of it is wicked too hard to speak gooder than this.
See, this isn't annoying. :P The problem is when people don't realise they're saying things that make no sense. :P
 
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« Reply #59 on: June 19, 2011, 04:46:42 AM »
That's a really beautiful pie.  Meringue looks intimidating to work with.  Did you use a hand mixer or a stand mixer?

worse: a whisk! :pleased:
Wow - that's impressive. Either a hand mixer or a stand mixer works well - it's really not that hard. A whisk, though? My arm would be dead long before there was anything even vaguely resembling meringue! :o

The meringue is the most labor intensive part and separating the eggs is the most intense/annoying part. In other news though, I made homemade whipped cream last week! :D (also, with just a whisk) It certainly seemed to take FOREVER! (I had to tho'--they apparently don't have flavored whipped cream here (like not even sweetened)... and I find that pecan pie is best when topped with Cool Whip and when one is drinking coffee :D)
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