Scott Hardie | August 13, 2003
Has the current poll affected anyone's thinking about college? I ask that especially of Jackie, who requested it.

Me, I answered 'no' to the poll. The universities I attended actually tried to make a good citizen/employee/person out of me, so it's not their fault that they failed. What I learned more than anything else in five years of college was how to procrastinate until the absolute last minute, sleep whenever I felt like it, skip class as often as possible without failing, and squirm my way free of responsibility when I did screw myself. Those of you who were my classmates back in college may (or may not) have shared a good laugh with me about my tendency to skip a lot of classes, but I pay the price for it now; it has been a daily struggle to make myself get off to work when I set my own hours and face little consequence for not going. Being a college student taught me that laziness is a virtue, and now that I'm in the real world, I have to spend time re-training myself to think differently. That's what the poll means to me.

Jackie Mason | August 13, 2003
[hidden by request]

K. R. | August 14, 2003
[hidden by request]

Jackie Mason | August 20, 2003
[hidden by request]

Want to participate? Please create an account a new account or log in.

Other Discussions Started by Scott Hardie


I'm probably announcing this one too many times, but: If you ever wanted to create your own celebrity goos, now's your chance. Go »

How Now Brown, Wow?

Is anyone else watching the Murphy Brown revival? What do you make of it? Go »

Gone to the Great Deep-Fryer in the Sky

McDonald's has discontinued the Ham, Egg & Cheese Bagel from their breakfast menu. In six months, I should be down several pant sizes. Go »

Miranda's Rights

What do you think of the firing of Lauren Miranda, or her lawsuit? Short version: She's a teacher who sent a topless photo to her boyfriend, a fellow teacher. Go »


Help me settle an argument: Is Atlantis, the sunken civilization of ancient folklore, a city or a continent? Go »

Evil Spam

I guess that phrase is redundant, but I just thought of really evil spam. Many computer viruses out there spread themselves by emailing the source code to everyone in an infected user's address book. Go »