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  1. Aug 26, 2016 #1

    Bandersnatch

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    Inspired by this SMBC comic:
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    I can read things some people can't read so I read them and then write them again only now those people can read it.

    Now's your turn.
     
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  3. Aug 26, 2016 #2

    DrClaude

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    I take lasers and shoot them at atoms or molecules and try to push them or cool them and stuff. Actually, I'm not allowed to play with lasers, so I do it all in a computer, but that's fun enough.
     
  4. Aug 26, 2016 #3

    Ryan_m_b

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    As six-year-old as I can make it:

    Sometimes people have bad bones :frown: so doctors give them metal bones :smile: But bugs like the metal bones and can make people sick :nb) I'm trying to make the metal bones bugproof :cool:
     
  5. Aug 26, 2016 #4

    Andy Resnick

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    I grow cells, like your skin. We feed them cow blood and then they grow a tiny hair that we pull on with a tractor beam and watch to see what happens. It's kind of like how your ear works.
     
  6. Aug 26, 2016 #5

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    Pilots can't crash airplanes full of people just to learn how to fly. So I make toys for pilots and other people to use to learn stuff by playing with the toys. Do you learn things playing with toys?

    Sometimes other people use my toys to find out how things work.

    My favorite toys work on computer screens and people use them like games. I bet you like games. Do you learn things from your games?
     
  7. Aug 26, 2016 #6

    Rolen

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    I think about the universe and write things about it with numbers in it.
     
  8. Aug 26, 2016 #7
    I put colors and stuff into plastics to make them pretty and make them last longer.
     
  9. Aug 26, 2016 #8

    Bandersnatch

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    Ewww!
     
  10. Aug 26, 2016 #9
    What if God is weally, weally up dewe and not invisible like those mean people on Facebook say, and if we look at what contum...kwanza, car, mechanic-fixer--that science wiffs all the things going round and round the other things and the light that comes in packages? You know the one? All we haves to do is keep looking at dat science with all those other dimens...places we can't see yet, and we'll find out god lives in one of them and is not weally invisible.

    And dats what science means to me!

    Brittany with an i, age 5 and three-quarters.
     
  11. Aug 26, 2016 #10

    Andy Resnick

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    Exactly... (cue the Dr. Evil laugh)
     
  12. Aug 26, 2016 #11

    Stephen Tashi

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    I get up in the morning and after a couple of hours of browsing the web, I try to decide what I important things I should accomplish during the day. While thinking about that, I occupy myself doing random things that come up, including taking some naps. (This is called retirement.)
     
  13. Aug 26, 2016 #12

    DaveC426913

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    I like to makɘ things. Only not real things like you can hold, but things that live in my compluter. Other pɘople like to look at the things I make. And it helps them do things they like to do.
     
  14. Aug 26, 2016 #13

    russ_watters

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    I make clean rooms cleaner... which sounds like way too much of a chore...
     
  15. Aug 26, 2016 #14

    jtbell

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    More succinctly, I would call retirement "being on summer vacation all the time."

    (not quite there yet, give me a few more months...)
     
  16. Aug 27, 2016 #15

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    Well, when I was working, if I was age 6, I'd say I worked with scary people, that called me from planes being chased by bad guys, chasing bad guys, going into hiding, in foreign countries. Now, I'd be too bored to stop coloring with my crayons.
     
  17. Aug 27, 2016 #16

    ShayanJ

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    What job is that?o_O
     
  18. Aug 27, 2016 #17

    Evo

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    I worked with The Department of Homeland Security.
     
  19. Aug 27, 2016 #18

    ShayanJ

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    I didn't know such incidents are so common that they can constitute a job description!
     
  20. Aug 27, 2016 #19

    Evo

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    yeah
     
  21. Aug 27, 2016 #20

    nsaspook

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    I take dirt and mix it with magic smoke to make it special.
     
  22. Aug 27, 2016 #21

    256bits

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    Like a 6 year old..

    Look, Jane, look.
    See Jack work
    Work Jack work
    Work, work, work.
    See Jack work.
     
  23. Aug 27, 2016 #22

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    I play on my computer to make things. I play with electricity to make things. My company sells lots of my things. :smile:

    Sometimes I get shocked, though. It hurts... :wideeyed:
     
  24. Aug 27, 2016 #23

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    Like Evo I played DHS then when I came home I had weally big toys that dug big holes in the ground, one would dig 33' deep and one would lift 12,000 pounds in one scoop. I loved pushing dirt and digging holes and sometimes other people payed me money to fill their toys with dirt and gravel. I had a weally good time but now I don't do that anymore :cool::biggrin::smile: I'm weally happy:smile::biggrin:
     
  25. Aug 27, 2016 #24

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    This thread would be easier if we could get Randall Munroe to build us a Ten Hundred Words People Use Most Often Generator.
     
  26. Aug 28, 2016 #25
    Oh, so it's like my favourite game? Hold on, pioneer!
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    It's a game where you have to withstand small electric shocks :-)
     
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