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Ig Nobel awards

Post by Cody » Sun Oct 03, 2010 12:10 pm

I always enjoy these.

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Post by Commander McLane » Sun Oct 03, 2010 9:09 pm

I especially like the winner in the management category. :D

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Post by CheeseRedux » Sun Oct 03, 2010 9:21 pm

Commander McLane wrote:I especially like the winner in the management category. :D
I noticed that one too, and am eagerly anticipating my promotion to Supreme Front and Rear Admiral and Overlord of the Oolite bb.
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Post by Cody » Sun Oct 03, 2010 9:31 pm

CheeseRedux wrote:I noticed that one too, and am eagerly anticipating my promotion to Supreme Front and Rear Admiral and Overlord of the Oolite bb.
I think that’s the principle Giles was working on when he elevated me to admin.

I like the peace prize best… but who would have thought that of fruit bats.

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Post by Sydney2K » Tue Oct 19, 2010 1:41 am

The winner of this year's Nobel Prize for Physics won a Ignobel Prize ten years ago for levitating live frogs with magnetism.

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Post by Darkbee » Tue Oct 19, 2010 1:27 pm

We need more randomization here at our workplace. :roll:
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Post by CheeseRedux » Tue Oct 19, 2010 1:49 pm

Darkbee wrote:We need more randomization here at our workplace. :roll:
Are you bucking for a promotion? :wink:
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Post by Darkbee » Tue Oct 19, 2010 4:10 pm

CheeseRedux wrote:
Darkbee wrote:We need more randomization here at our workplace. :roll:
Are you bucking for a promotion? :wink:
We'll let the coin decide! ;)
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Post by Cody » Tue Oct 19, 2010 4:16 pm

Darkbee wrote:We'll let the coin decide!
Enter The Dice Man!

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Post by Darkbee » Tue Oct 19, 2010 4:52 pm

No dice.
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Post by snork » Tue Oct 19, 2010 8:23 pm

I think my favourites were the scientist's beards - for whatever reason that reminded me of the scientists in Douglas Adams' universe.
those finding out the one thing they really couldn't stand ...

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Re: Ig Nobel awards

Post by Cody » Fri Sep 30, 2011 11:42 am

Another year... another bunch of Ig Nobel awards.

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Re: Ig Nobel awards

Post by CommonSenseOTB » Fri Sep 30, 2011 3:31 pm

Literature Prize: John Perry of Stanford University, US, for his Theory of Structured Procrastination, which says: To be a high achiever, always work on something important, using it as a way to avoid doing something that's even more important.
Hey, that's me! :shock:

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Take an idea from one person and twist or modify it in a different way as a return suggestion so another person can see a part of it that can apply to the oxp they are working on.


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Re: Ig Nobel awards

Post by Cody » Fri Sep 21, 2012 6:28 pm

The Ig Nobel awards are with us again... heh!

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Re: Ig Nobel awards

Post by Smivs » Fri Sep 21, 2012 6:51 pm

Let's not forget the unsung heroines of the ceremony :)
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