User Tag List

Page 5969 of 6765 FirstFirst ... 49695469586959195959596759685969597059715979601960696469 ... LastLast
Results 59,681 to 59,690 of 67645

Thread: Random Thought Thread

  1. #59681
    breaking out of my cocoon Array SearchingforPeace's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2015
    MBTI
    ENFJ
    Enneagram
    9w8 sx/so
    Socionics
    EIE
    Posts
    5,381

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by uumlau View Post
    *sigh*

    I write long eloquent posts for people to consider thoughtfully, and get maybe a couple of likes. I write a short murderous quip on the Random Thought Thread, and get a bunch of likes in a couple of hours.

    Way to go at incentivizing, guys!

    I had to like that one.

    Besides, when post some long and thoughtful post on a contentious issue, it seems you get ignored.....
    Quote Originally Posted by Archilochus
    The fox knows many things--the hedgehog one big one.
    And I am not a hedgehog......

    -------------------

    Jesus said "Blessed are the peacemakers" not "blessed are the conflict avoiders.....

    9w8 6w5 4w5 sx/so

  2. #59682
    FRACTALICIOUS Array phobik's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2009
    Posts
    6,204
    To avoid criticism, do nothing, say nothing, be nothing.
    ~ Elbert Hubbard

    Music provides one of the clearest examples of a much deeper relation between mathematics and human experience.

  3. #59683
    banshee next door Array magpie's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2014
    MBTI
    ISFP
    Enneagram
    614 sx/so
    Socionics
    ESI Fi
    Posts
    2,457

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by jscrothers View Post
    To expound, I'm actually serious about this. His job is to fucking educate students. That's, like, his one job. Tough titties if this particular class requires more work or a different approach to get material across.

    "Welp, fuck it; this is too hard and it's all your fault" is pretty much never acceptable in any job. I would never dream of pulling that shit on students. You have to work with what you have, and fuck you if you just refuse to do it.
    Are you a teacher, jscrothers?

  4. #59684
    Google "chemtrails" Array Bush Did 9/11's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2014
    MBTI
    eNtP
    Enneagram
    359 sp/so
    Socionics
    LIE Ni
    Posts
    3,170

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by hel View Post
    Are you a teacher, jscrothers?
    Among other things, yup. I teach at the grad level.

    It's amazing what passes for the bare minimum. "So I'd say that I got a lot out of Statics from Dr. Presson. Oh man, there were a few class sessions where he actually lectured instead of snorting cocaine in the auditorium and ranting about how terrible the class is. You'll wanna take that guy for Statics. Dr. Hashim teaches that course, but he doesn't give assignments or do lectures or anything, he just gives everyone a D+ and goes home. I mean there's a lot less work involved with Hashim, but still."
    J. Scott Crothers
    Founder, Truthtology, est. 1952
    Prophet and Channel, God Almighty
    Author, the Holy scripture Elevenetics

    "Just as jet fuel cannot melt steel beams, so too cannot the unshakeable pillars of Truthtology ever be shaken, whether by man, nature, or evidence."
    - Elevenetics
    Likes magpie liked this post

  5. #59685
    Google "chemtrails" Array Bush Did 9/11's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2014
    MBTI
    eNtP
    Enneagram
    359 sp/so
    Socionics
    LIE Ni
    Posts
    3,170

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by uumlau View Post
    *sigh*

    I write long eloquent posts for people to consider thoughtfully, and get maybe a couple of likes. I write a short murderous quip on the Random Thought Thread, and get a bunch of likes in a couple of hours.

    Way to go at incentivizing, guys!

    If only the world were a meritocracy. (See my above post)
    J. Scott Crothers
    Founder, Truthtology, est. 1952
    Prophet and Channel, God Almighty
    Author, the Holy scripture Elevenetics

    "Just as jet fuel cannot melt steel beams, so too cannot the unshakeable pillars of Truthtology ever be shaken, whether by man, nature, or evidence."
    - Elevenetics

  6. #59686
    back and forth Array Hawthorne's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2015
    MBTI
    ENFP
    Enneagram
    7w6 so/sp
    Posts
    2,044

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by uumlau View Post
    *sigh*

    I write long eloquent posts for people to consider thoughtfully, and get maybe a couple of likes. I write a short murderous quip on the Random Thought Thread, and get a bunch of likes in a couple of hours.

    Way to go at incentivizing, guys!

    Wit and style have always been worth more than substance. But I respect your determination to take the road less traveled.

  7. #59687
    banshee next door Array magpie's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2014
    MBTI
    ISFP
    Enneagram
    614 sx/so
    Socionics
    ESI Fi
    Posts
    2,457

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by jscrothers View Post
    Among other things, yup. I teach at the grad level.

    It's amazing what passes for the bare minimum. "So I'd say that I got a lot out of Statics from Dr. Presson. Oh man, there were a few class sessions where he actually lectured instead of snorting cocaine in the auditorium and ranting about how terrible the class is. You'll wanna take that guy for Statics. Dr. Hashim teaches that course, but he doesn't give assignments or do lectures or anything, he just gives everyone a D+ and goes home. I mean there's a lot less work involved with Hashim, but still."
    I always have tons of questions in classes (maybe too many? I can't help it, I just think of things) and there are always teachers who get angry or try to ignore me. And then there are teachers who just answer my questions.

  8. #59688
    Fantasticality. Array Forever's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2013
    MBTI
    INFJ
    Enneagram
    7w6 sx/sp
    Socionics
    IEI Ni
    Posts
    5,294

    Default

    So blessed.

    Edit to add:
    [Interviewer: "What was it like to be defined by being beautiful?"]
    Connelly: "It's uncomfortable to talk about - there's no way to come off right! If you say you are beautiful, you sound obnoxious, and if you deny it, doesn't that sound obnoxious?"
    Likes Dyslexxie, Masokissed, uumlau, an hero liked this post

  9. #59689
    Google "chemtrails" Array Bush Did 9/11's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2014
    MBTI
    eNtP
    Enneagram
    359 sp/so
    Socionics
    LIE Ni
    Posts
    3,170

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by hel View Post
    I always have tons of questions in classes (maybe too many? I can't help it, I just think of things) and there are always teachers who get angry or try to ignore me. And then there are teachers who just answer my questions.
    Fuck the first kind of teacher. If a student had 'too many' questions, and/or if we went off on a tangent, I'd just invite them to make an appointment to discuss all of it. Win-win; class isn't completely derailed and the student gets their curiosity satisfied.
    J. Scott Crothers
    Founder, Truthtology, est. 1952
    Prophet and Channel, God Almighty
    Author, the Holy scripture Elevenetics

    "Just as jet fuel cannot melt steel beams, so too cannot the unshakeable pillars of Truthtology ever be shaken, whether by man, nature, or evidence."
    - Elevenetics
    Likes Hard, magpie liked this post

  10. #59690
    Seal Down Array Hard's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2014
    MBTI
    ENFJ
    Enneagram
    1w2 sp/so
    Socionics
    SLE Se
    Posts
    7,338

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by jscrothers View Post
    Fuck the first kind of teacher. If a student had 'too many' questions, and/or if we went off on a tangent, I'd just invite them to make an appointment to discuss all of it. Win-win; class isn't completely derailed and the student gets their curiosity satisfied.
    The problem/sad thing is a lot of students take that as an insult, or think "oh they just want me to shut up", when the majority of the time that isn't the case. Granted, I have used the "come to office hours" proposition to stop a student from asking valid, but off topic and annoyingly derailing questions. Though I'd still fairly discuss it in office hours with them if they came. I mean, it's my job to do that sort of thing so I am not going to shirk it unless it truly isn't relevant and distracts others.
    MBTI: ExxJ tetramer
    Functions: Fe > Te > Ni > Se > Si > Ti > Fi > Ne
    Enneagram: 1w2 - 3w4 - 6w5 (The Taskmaster) | sp/so
    Socionics: β-E dimer | -
    Big 5: slOaI
    Temperament: Choleric/Melancholic
    Alignment: Lawful Neutral
    External Perception: Nohari and Johari

Similar Threads

  1. [SJ] SJ Random Thought Thread
    By Giggly in forum The SJ Guardhouse (ESFJ, ISFJ, ESTJ, ISTJ)
    Replies: 622
    Last Post: 10-28-2016, 07:32 PM
  2. [NT] Random thought thread (NT version)
    By yenom in forum The NT Rationale (ENTP, INTP, ENTJ, INTJ)
    Replies: 155
    Last Post: 10-22-2016, 04:00 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
Single Sign On provided by vBSSO