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Good news - my provisional MSc results are now official, so as of… - John C. Kirk

Oct. 31st, 2004

11:41 pm

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Good news - my provisional MSc results are now official, so as of November 1st I'm officially "John Kirk, Master of Science". In a way, I think that sounds more impressive than a PhD. In comics, there's a bunch of supervillains called "The Masters of Evil", who did some impressively bad stuff (e.g. the siege of Avengers Mansion). Compare that to Dr Evil from the Austin Powers films, who's rather less effective at what he does. No disrespect intended to any one who has/will have a doctorate, but it makes me feel better about not having one :)

In entertainment news, I went to see "Bride and Prejudice" a couple of weeks ago, which I thought was great. It took a little while to get used to the genre convention of people breaking into song spontaneously, but "No wife, no life" was extremely funny. I've also been watching "Lilo and Stitch" (the series) on TV, which is one of the best movie spin-offs I've seen. I think Gantu is the most interesting character there, as a misdirected hero; he also gets some of the best lines ("I'm not wearing any ... underwear"). I'll probably go to watch "Alien vs Predator" soon; I don't have high expectations for it, based on what I've heard from other people who've seen it, but that may work in its favour.

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From:easterbunny
Date:November 1st, 2004 05:43 am (UTC)
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Congratulations, John!
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From:karne_k
Date:November 2nd, 2004 08:10 am (UTC)
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yay! ]:=8)
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From:shuripentu
Date:December 6th, 2004 06:09 am (UTC)
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Oops! I just realised I never congratulated you officially on your official result. Congratulations!!! :D

So.. when do we go down the pub? :)
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