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Should i lie about my age?

  1. Sep 29, 2008 #1
    I'm a junior in college and just transferred to my new school. whenever i meet new people, they all seem very surprised that im a junior not a freshman. i'm getting really fed up with this! i've been thinking about lying to people from now on: tellign them that i'm actually a sophmore
     
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  3. Sep 29, 2008 #2
    uh......................okay.
     
  4. Sep 29, 2008 #3
    i'm 4
     
  5. Sep 29, 2008 #4
    I really don't see the point in lying about your age or year in school. People are generally just curious and their surprise is a natural reaction as transfer students are typically rare in any undergraduate school. Just take some time to explain to people why you transferred, the curiosity will eventually dampen itself and you will become an inherent part of your new campus.
     
  6. Sep 29, 2008 #5
    meh, he is 5, and the next person who posts should be 6 years old
     
  7. Sep 29, 2008 #6

    Lisa!

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    What's next?So you're going to lie about whatever make people surprised about you and just turn to a person people expect you to be through lies?:tongue:
     
  8. Sep 29, 2008 #7

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    It depends on sex. If you are woman you start to lie about your age much earlier.

    Still, college sounds a lot too early.
     
  9. Sep 29, 2008 #8
    unless you can get sex by lying about your age. then college is the perfect time
     
  10. Sep 29, 2008 #9

    vanesch

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    Why don't you say that you are a sophomore and a liar ? :tongue2:
     
  11. Sep 29, 2008 #10

    BobG

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    Why lie when a simple change of base can accomplish the same thing.

    I'm 34.
     
  12. Sep 29, 2008 #11
    I am 13!
     
  13. Sep 29, 2008 #12
    52?

    I should explore numbers more.
     
  14. Sep 29, 2008 #13

    Borek

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    I am 10 then; this way I even don't have to remember my age :smile:
     
  15. Sep 29, 2008 #14

    turbo

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    I'm 38.












    Hex
     
  16. Sep 29, 2008 #15
    no offense but you kind of sound like a tool. id get quite a kick out of it if people were thinking i was a freshmen. hell, i find it funny when the seventeen year old girls at school think im a freshmen. here's what will really piss everyone off... what ever anyone says, just go along with it. no one will know what the hell is going on.
     
  17. Sep 29, 2008 #16

    lisab

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    I'm 2C
     
  18. Sep 29, 2008 #17

    turbo

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    I can't wait 2C how that goes over at the DMV.
     
  19. Sep 29, 2008 #18
    Ouch, Even if those were seconds it is still a double life time.
     
  20. Sep 29, 2008 #19

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    I was just punching up that number (FACT(13)) in Excel. :approve:
     
  21. Sep 29, 2008 #20

    BobG

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    :rolleyes:

    Of course, it would be fun to list your age as 2C, weight as 660 Newtons, and hair color as Natural Instincts #13. At least until they sent you back to the end of the line. :cry:
     
  22. Sep 29, 2008 #21

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    I tend to think they've seen it all at the DMV -- including the jokers who think they're the first ones to ever put "YES" down for sex.
     
  23. Sep 29, 2008 #22

    BobG

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    Excel!?

    Ha! I can punch up that number on my HP-27 hand held calculator (at least if I push the back in just right so the power switch stays on). My dad still held on to it after all these years and gave it to me last week. I received an abacus in a very nice wooden case from China (given to me by my sister) and a calculator all in the same week! :approve:
     
  24. Sep 29, 2008 #23

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    Was it your birthday?
    I want an abacus really bad. I want a really pretty one that has semi-precious stones for the beads. :!!)

    I just happened to have Excel open to do my bean counting, so I thought I would see if it had a factorial function. I was kinda surprised that it did. I don't know why; there's not much I've asked it for that it didn't deliver.
     
  25. Sep 29, 2008 #24

    BobG

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    First time home to see the family since I graduated. :biggrin:
     
  26. Sep 29, 2008 #25

    Moonbear

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    At least with an abacus you don't have to worry about batteries or power switches staying on. :biggrin:
     
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