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Sun Apr 28, 2013, 01:57 AM

Comic relief for faculty and students

as the semester winds down.
http://officehoursareover.tumblr.com/

If you enjoy academic humor, it's worth reading through all five pages. My particular favorite is this one:



When a Social Scientist Accidentally Encounters a Poor Person, Not For Research Purposes

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Reply Comic relief for faculty and students (Original post)
BainsBane Apr 2013 OP
olddots Apr 2013 #1
BainsBane Apr 2013 #2
BainsBane Apr 2013 #6
petronius Apr 2013 #3
BainsBane Apr 2013 #4
BainsBane Apr 2013 #7
petronius Apr 2013 #8
BainsBane Apr 2013 #10
burrowowl Apr 2013 #5
Posteritatis Apr 2013 #9
Cal Carpenter Apr 2013 #11

Response to BainsBane (Original post)

Sun Apr 28, 2013, 02:02 AM

1. that looks so muc like Mitch McConnel

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Response to olddots (Reply #1)

Sun Apr 28, 2013, 02:05 AM

2. No way

Jennifer Saunders rocks. Do you know Absolutely Fabulous?

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Response to olddots (Reply #1)

Sun Apr 28, 2013, 03:18 AM

6. though she is doing a turtle thing

so I kinda see your point.

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Response to BainsBane (Original post)

Sun Apr 28, 2013, 02:12 AM

3. The cell phone is my favorite from that list, and it's sadly accurate

for too many of our students...

This has maybe been posted before, but the cartoon that always cracks me up is:



I can never get past "My stapler ran out of staples. Am I passing your class?" without ing...

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Response to petronius (Reply #3)

Sun Apr 28, 2013, 02:20 AM

4. Those staplers are confounding things

And the cell phone was is good. That's my second favorite.

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Response to petronius (Reply #3)

Sun Apr 28, 2013, 08:17 AM

7. I've seen those animated creatures before

but I don't recall this specific dialog. Do they do other skits?

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Response to BainsBane (Reply #7)

Sun Apr 28, 2013, 12:45 PM

8. If you view the video at YouTube, the suggestion bar should contain a bunch

more academically-oriented scenes, including some nice interpretations of office hours.

You can make your own skits at the 'xtranormal' website - I think some DU threads would animate quite nicely, actually...

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Response to petronius (Reply #8)

Sun Apr 28, 2013, 01:14 PM

10. LOL

Now that is an irresistible idea. I may have to do that when I get some free time. If you ever do, please send me a link.

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Response to BainsBane (Original post)

Sun Apr 28, 2013, 02:29 AM

5. K&R

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Response to BainsBane (Original post)

Sun Apr 28, 2013, 01:02 PM

9. "Handing back the first assignment of the semester" = bahahaha. (nt)

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Response to BainsBane (Original post)

Sun Apr 28, 2013, 01:19 PM

11. I love the cell phone and Trader Joe's one

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