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How much partying do you guys do?

  1. Oct 28, 2006 #1
    How much partying do you guys do? This question is really for anyone in college, but if you are already out of school then state how much partying you did during college.

    I am just wondering how much one can party and still maintain good standing in an engineering or science program in college.
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  3. Oct 28, 2006 #2
    :rofl: What a silly question.
  4. Oct 28, 2006 #3
    Why not do really good in college and then party after because of how good you did? That seems to make sense to me...
  5. Oct 28, 2006 #4
    Couple of times a month. But only on weekends and never when I have an exam the following week.
  6. Oct 28, 2006 #5
    Rarely if ever haha. I might go out sometimes during the summer when school is out, or during reading week or fall break but pretty much never. I'm doing preprofessional requirements right now and if I slip up even a bit I don't get into my program so I pretty much just study all the time.
  7. Oct 28, 2006 #6
    In college I went to a dance and got plastered just about every weekend. In retrospect this was an absurd waste of time: nothing good came of it. I don't drink any more at all.
  8. Oct 28, 2006 #7
    Partying after college? I mean like parties where you get wasted, I don't mean like dinner parties.

    Maybee that's where you were going with your comment though. Where you saying that I should just have the menality of "I will work hard while in school, then party once I'm done with school." And then when school is over, there are no parties to go to. So the whole idea of partying is removed from the equation. Is that what you meant or am I reading into it to much? :smile:
  9. Oct 28, 2006 #8


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    You might be reading too much into it, but that attitude works as well. :biggrin:

    I think it depends on the individual. I didn't party much in college...getting plastered or watching other people do so didn't much interest me, so instead I hung out with people with more similar interests as I did and we enjoyed Saturday nights with a video rental and a big bowl of popcorn (that also fit our budgets better). I went to a few parties, but more often that was when I visited friends at other schools and they dragged me off to the parties there.

    But, I also know people who were engineering students and partied every weekend yet still maintained their grades...they just made sure they got all their coursework and studying done during the week.

    Basically, if you can't get all your homework or studying done, you're doing too much partying. If it affects your grades, stop.
  10. Oct 28, 2006 #9
    I should also mention that I'm older now and can legally drink and am much more responsible with partying because I started college 3 years later than most.

    Partying nearly ruined my life (well, it did for quite a few years) in high school up through a couple of years after high school. Once I straightened up, I started college at the age of 21. It all depends on how much self control you have. I had little back then, and probably still do now. But, this is my last shot at succeeding, so I plan on following through with it.
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  11. Oct 28, 2006 #10


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    I partied in high school a lot, and took a three year break before even starting college. Once I started college, I picked at it, took it easy, and fished commercially in the summer (I did party hard when I got back into town after a fishing trip, but other than that, my party frequency dropped comparably in my early 20's. I eventually decided on physics, and now I'm 26 and a junior in physics (senior overall). I don't have the desire to party at all, anymoe.

    I still think it's good to go out every once in a while and free your mind up a bit "empty your cup" as the Taoists would say, so that you can encode your information subconsciously and prepare for a new load of information.

    I go out to the pub for a drink every once in a while (when friends insist), but usually, I spend my me-time smoking weed and playing video games, nowadays. Much cheaper form of entertainment than heavy drinking (especially if the games are free, text, based ones like muds)
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  12. Oct 28, 2006 #11
    What about recreational drug use, particularly phychadelics and going to raves?

    Oh, and I should mention that me and my friends are of legal drinking age. And I have used many psychadelics in the past.
  13. Oct 28, 2006 #12
    :rofl: This thread is making me piss in my pants.
  14. Oct 28, 2006 #13
    What is so funny about it?
  15. Oct 28, 2006 #14
    A 21 year old asking these questions is quite moronic.

    "Is it ok if I do drugs and drink twice a week, can I still get A's?"


    Get real, Please.

    Its even funnier if this is not a joke :cry: :rofl:

    In all seriousness, this is the some of the dumbest stuff I have ever read.

    Tell me this is a joke :cry::rofl:

    Yes, do drugs, party a ton and you will get A+'s. :rolleyes: :uhh: :uhh:
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  16. Oct 28, 2006 #15
    I don't get where you are coming from man. Plus, I am older than 21.
  17. Oct 28, 2006 #16

    Well, If you have not learned by now, you never will. Harsh, but true.

    So basically, you want to know how lazy and how much drugs you can do while still passing by......wow. Did you really just ask us that? I'm insulted. <shakes head in disbelief>

    Why would you honestly ask us how much drugs you can take?

    Too much Funny, I need to sit down :cry: :rofl:
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  18. Oct 28, 2006 #17
    Ha, Ha. I was just kidding.
  19. Oct 28, 2006 #18
    :rofl: No, you were not. :rofl:

    Excuse me, while I fall off my chair now. :rofl: :rofl:
  20. Oct 28, 2006 #19
    No seriosly good buddy. I was just teasing. It must have been the meth talking. Ha ha.:rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :smile:
  21. Oct 28, 2006 #20
    Hold on while I crush up some pills to snort.
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