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Sure even if my parents did give me money, I couldn't just ask Dr. SOS like 'Dear Dr.SOS,
My name is Eric and I am yr yr old. Can I come to NZ to see you
and annoy you?

Nope, can't do that, it's very unlikely my parents will give me money since they think that biologists earn very little and they want me to become a lawyer or docter..
 

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chrono_war01 said:
Sure even if my parents did give me money, I couldn't just ask Dr. SOS like 'Dear Dr.SOS,
My name is Eric and I am yr yr old. Can I come to NZ to see you
and annoy you?

That's more or less what i did :wink:
But yeah, get your diplomas then come and pester :oshea:

Nope, can't do that, it's very unlikely my parents will give me money since they think that biologists earn very little and they want me to become a lawyer or docter..

Your parents are right....unfortunately :cry:

TPOTH
 

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chrono_war01 said:
Sure even if my parents did give me money, I couldn't just ask Dr. SOS like 'Dear Dr.SOS,
My name is Eric and I am yr yr old. Can I come to NZ to see you
and annoy you?

:shock:

Ummmmm ........ Howdo Eric. Ja, you can come annoy me any old time, though TPOTH, Matt and Tintenfisch (Lady TTF - she'll be back online soon) will all tell you that it's not all roses all of the time over here ... in fact there haven't been too many roses of late - just a lot of work.

There are many cephalopod fanatics far closer to your home than way down here at the end of the Earth, in New Zealand, so perhaps you should broaden your horizons a little and start having a look around at what is on offer locally. Galveston is a great place to see live squid and meet squid guru people; are you far from there? Perhaps if you mention what city you live in you might well find another TONMO member living there that would like to meet or mentor you.

At the tender age of 14 I think that it's great that you're hooked on cephalopods. Don't ever give up! I started way late ... way, way late ....

And you SHOULD sleep more often, more regular hours. I'm an insomniac - don't worry about my hours.
 

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Steve O'Shea said:
Ummmmm ........ Howdo Eric. Ja, you can come annoy me any old time, though TPOTH, Matt and Tintenfisch (Lady TTF - she'll be back online soon) will all tell you that it's not all roses all of the time over here ...
See? see? I told you so. Just have to ask. But online SOS is quite different from real-life SOS, the latter being very mean and rather akin to a cruel taskmaster... and rude... and mean... very mean...
Was that out loud? :goofysca:
in fact there haven't been too many roses of late - just a lot of work.
Nope. No roses. :sad: Not much of a summer either. It's hot only when you get to spend the day in the wetlab. Rotting fish and crushing heat.
At the tender age of 14 I think that it's great that you're hooked on cephalopods. Don't ever give up! I started way late ... way, way late ....
He won't give up. We'll see to it that he doesn't become a wellpaid doctor or lawyer, no sir! :lol: Underpaid ceph biologist is his destiny.
And you SHOULD sleep more often, more regular hours. I'm an insomniac - don't worry about my hours.
:roll: yeah, he's telling you this and then accuses us of wasting time sleeping. Want to go into science? better get used to surviving on coffee.

TPOTH
 

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For the life of me I can't find my sharpening stone. Anyone seen it?
 
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O...I according to um... spcecial sources, it's under your bed...I live in Hong Kong, I was looking around the web last night when I think that you've grown a mustache, Mom thinks you should shave it off :lol:
She thinks you look better without it, but I don't really care. Come on poeple, come to HK! Anyone going to HK after Disneyland is finished?
Poor Ocean Park ( HK's homegrown theme park), I hope they will still have some poeple going to their place....They house squids,cuttles,octos,small sting rays,a large atoll reff that looks more like a chunk of the Great barrier reef. There's also a whole aquarium deicated to sharks and sting rays. There's also a mock tidal pool where a you can see seastars,urchins,sea cucumbers,and the last time I've seen, a mini octo about the size of a $1 dollar coin. :mrgreen:
And all that amusment rides, marine mammals and stuff.
 

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chrono_war01 said:
.... I was looking around the web last night when I think that you've grown a mustache, Mom thinks you should shave it off :lol: ...

Your Mom married :wink: Ooops, I am. Wifey will slap me for that.

It comes and goes; used to sport a heavy beard too - but only I have those pics (I don't think anyone online has seen me in Grizzly mode); lost that and sported sideburns down to the chin; lost those and was left with the mo; lost the hair and sported some major handlebars for a while ... though looked like a flat-headed thug ... so lost the lot; grew the mo back again, then lost it, then grew it ... and that's about the story of my life. The mo definitely makes it hard to eat jelly donuts with cream ....

Mum wants me to shave it too. What is it with Mum'z and facial hair? :confused:
 

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