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5th Apr '16 1:13:22 PM Adeon
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* In ''Webcomic/{{xkcd}}'', [[HardOnSoftScience every single figure in the strip who doesn't/didn't study engineering, mathematics, physics (string theorists still get slammed though), chemistry, or computer science falls into this.]] However, he did spoof this kind of thinking with one strip: '''[[http://xkcd.com/1052/ Every]]''' [[http://xkcd.com/1052/ major's terrible]].

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* In ''Webcomic/{{xkcd}}'', [[HardOnSoftScience every single figure in the strip who doesn't/didn't study engineering, mathematics, physics (string theorists still get slammed though), chemistry, or computer science falls into this.]] However, he did spoof this kind of thinking with one strip: '''[[http://xkcd.com/1052/ Every]]''' [[http://xkcd.com/1052/ Every major's terrible]].
25th Feb '16 3:45:23 PM DoctorCooper
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'''''This is for cataloguing such examples in fiction. Please do not add real life examples to this page.'''''

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'''''This is for cataloguing such examples in fiction. Please do not add real life examples to this page.'''''''''' [[noreallife]]
9th Feb '16 12:31:59 PM dinohunterpat
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* Q: What's the difference between someone with a BA in English and someone with a BA in Theatre?
::A[=:=] The one with a degree in English says "Would you like fries with that?". The one with the Theatre degree says "Good evening, I'll be your server tonight. The special of the evening is Medallions of Wild Boar in a Cranberry-Dijon Reduction, served on a bed of Ramps sauteed..."
* Q: Which of these is not like the others? A Ph.D. in Mathematics, a Ph.D. in Theoretical Mathematics, a Ph.D. in Statistics, or a large pepperoni pizza?
::A[=:=] A Ph.D. in Theoretical Mathematics. The others can feed a family.

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* Q: What's the difference between someone with a BA in English and someone with a BA in Theatre?
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Theatre?\\
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The one with a degree in English says "Would you like fries with that?". The one with the Theatre degree says "Good evening, I'll be your server tonight. The special of the evening is Medallions of Wild Boar in a Cranberry-Dijon Reduction, served on a bed of Ramps sauteed..."
* Q: Which of these is not like the others? A Ph.D. in Mathematics, a Ph.D. in Theoretical Mathematics, a Ph.D. in Statistics, or a large pepperoni pizza?
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pizza?\\
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A Ph.D. in Theoretical Mathematics. The others can feed a family.
9th Feb '16 12:29:25 PM dinohunterpat
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28th Jan '16 3:17:19 AM jormis29
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* The Pixar film ''InsideOut'' has this for the clown that gave Riley her fear of them. In the credits we hear his emotions talking about how he spent six years in acting school to be a birthday clown.

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* The Pixar film ''InsideOut'' ''WesternAnimation/InsideOut'' has this for the clown that gave Riley her fear of them. In the credits we hear his emotions talking about how he spent six years in acting school to be a birthday clown.
15th Jan '16 7:34:35 PM matthewhecht
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* The Dreamworks film ''InsideOut'' has this for the clown that gave Riley her fear of them. In the credits we hear his emotions talking about how he spent six years in acting school to be a birthday clown.

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* The Dreamworks Pixar film ''InsideOut'' has this for the clown that gave Riley her fear of them. In the credits we hear his emotions talking about how he spent six years in acting school to be a birthday clown.
14th Jan '16 12:11:42 PM Larkmarn
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** The Comic Book Guy: (Though to be fair, if he wasn't lazy that degree could get him high paying jobs in archaeology and history.)

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** The Comic Book Guy: (Though to be fair, if he wasn't lazy that degree could get him high paying jobs in archaeology and history.)Guy:
9th Jan '16 11:30:11 AM SalexNights
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** The Comic Book Guy:

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** The Comic Book Guy:Guy: (Though to be fair, if he wasn't lazy that degree could get him high paying jobs in archaeology and history.)
17th Dec '15 9:33:24 PM JohnnyLurg
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** Doubles as self-deprecating humor as said scientist's degree was from the Evergreen State College, MattGroening's alma mater.
15th Dec '15 12:11:13 PM theLibrarian
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* The Dreamworks film ''InsideOut'' has this for the clown that gave Riley her fear of them. In the credits we hear his emotions talking about how he spent six years in acting school to be a birthday clown.
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