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Journal: freaks.. 6

Journal by smilingirl
I find it amusing that I now have 2 freaks. The only reason I can think of that I would acquire people that consider me foes is that I sometimes express my Christian views in my comments. If this is the case, I find it pretty funny. It's pretty sad that some of these people just sit around and look for Christians, modding them down and making them foes. What a waste of energy. Haha.
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Journal: a comment i made recently..

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I wanted to reflect upon a comment I made fairly recently in which the many responses made by the males that read this site reflect much of their so-called problems with girls.

Ok, I made a comment about how cell phones were good for when you have car trouble and I mentioned that I don't know how to change a flat tire and that I was a girl.

What do I get in reply? Comments like... OH MY GOD you need to exercise if you can't jack up a car or loosen lug nuts. Comments like... you should not be allowed to drive a car if you can't change a tire!!! Comments like... GO FREAKING LEARN.

These guys don't realize that I have incredibly skinny arms and there's little hope that I could manage it myself. I can't even open a new pickle jar, much less loosen some old rusted on lugnuts. Plus, I had juvenile rhematoid arthritis when I was younger and my wrists have joint damage. Are there any nice comments like, awww I would help you if you had a flat and I knew you? No. Just sarcastic holier-than-thou comments.

And then there was the comment about hiking up a skirt to get someone to come change it for you. Guys, learn some respect. Girls don't appreciate that crap, at least not the ones worth anything. It's not funny or cute or amusing.

I mean, I know that I should expect such crap since I *am* on slashdot, but it just pretty much disgusted me. At least in the south, most guys are more caring than that.

Granted, there were a few decent comments in there.

Like this comment... "Seriously though, it's not that hard. Get a freind to have a "dummy run" and show you how to do it, then try it yourself. If you get stuck he/she can help you. Remember, dirt washes off :)" That's ok except the last part... he just ASSUMES that I'm afraid of dirt. No, I'm not. I don't give a crap about getting greasy hands. I hate long fingernails and hell, I am going to school to be an engineer. The other idea is fine though, but my dad is always like "girls can't use wrenches" so I've never had a chance to learn. But I didnt' mind that comment at all really.

And here's one that was quite understanding: "I think your original comment gave the impression that you didn't know how to change your tire because you didn't want to, not because you didn't have the ability to - that's where all of these replies are coming from now. It's fine if you don't have the strength to do it, but knowing what to do in incidents is the key, and I'm sure that you know that as well."

Thank you.

And I'm sorry if I sound like I'm bent out of shape over this or something, because I'm not at all. Posting on slashdot is merely a side hobby in the background of my busy life, but I just felt like posting about that in my journal just because... it is *my* journal. =)

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Journal: EXAMS!!!

Journal by smilingirl
Final exams stink. I can't wait for them to be over. The A averages I have painstakingly maintained all semester can just be slashed by a single test.

Oh well.

I'll live. Just a couple more days to go.

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Journal: Update

Journal by smilingirl
Well, this little journal has been neglected as of late. Not that it ever got much attention to begin with, but anyway. I'm so glad that this semester is almost over; I only have 3 weeks left to go. This has been one heck of a semester too... very stressful and crazy. Learning how to be an engineer is hard work! But I think I will enjoy it. After next semester, I will be halfway done with college. That's weird, but I will be glad when I am finished.

But that's been basically my life lately. School, school, and more school.

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Journal: College is Beginning Again

Journal by smilingirl
I moved into my dorm Friday and tomorrow class starts. I think I am ready for class to start, despite the heavy load of classes I have. It's not so much that I have a LOT of classes, it's just that they all will be hard, except maybe chem lab. But physics, organic chem, chem. engineering, and differential equations will all definitely be challenging I am sure. But I think I am ready for it. Heh, I better be!

College freshman are so naive. Glad I am not one anymore. And I seem to be surrounded by them. Grr.

But it's ok.

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Journal: First Entry 5

Journal by smilingirl
Hmmm... Since my little journal here is empty, I figured I'd go ahead and concoct a entry for it. I wonder if anyone will actually read this little ol' entry. If you do, feel free to comment.

Well, that's it for the first entry, folks! I just wanna see how this thing works. Maybe I'll write it more.

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