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    Psioncy

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    In like Flynn!

    Post  Psioncy on Wed Aug 19, 2015 8:54 am

    It's been a hell of a process.  After several interviews and a LOT of pushing, the uni has decided to accept my late application into their English program for fall semester.  I won't have my full pick of courses at this juncture, but that actually doesn't matter so much.

    I just need to do 30 credits through their program, the rest I can get transfer credit for or obtain elsewhere -including some CLEP exams!

    The CLEP exams are cool cuz you can get 3 credits without attending class or paying course tuition.  It's only 80 bucks for the exam + 20 for sitting fee + 10 for the study guide.  

    Getting my transcripts transferred with all my oustanding student loan debt may still be possible, depending on whether I owe the money directly to the school or a private bank.  I'll know for sure soon, but my adviser thinks it is looking pretty good.  

    Also it looks like I may be eligible for free financial aid on account of my dismal 0-income poverty level, maybe even enough to offset 1/3 to 1/2 the tuition.  

    Once this all lines up, it may only take me a year and a half to get that degree.  THEN WHOOSH!  I'm right back to asiaville!

    What can I say, yellow fever is a chronic and incurable condition.


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    Re: In like Flynn!

    Post  The Great Splendini on Wed Aug 19, 2015 10:20 am

    haha, CLEP.

    I don't see myself going back to school man. you're a braver man than i am.

    yellow fever is a stupid expression.


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    Re: In like Flynn!

    Post  eggraid on Thu Aug 20, 2015 1:12 am

    0-income? You sure got skills sciency. What enables you to do anything at all? Are you selling your ex-chinese girlfriend or something? I suppose you cant make much from selling the pancakes your mails you every week.

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    Re: In like Flynn!

    Post  eggraid on Thu Aug 20, 2015 1:15 am

    Your mom*

    Good luck with the university studies. Looking forward to reading som robert blackesque short stories about western renegades in asia, reminding how good me was to move back home, and what i couldve become if i stayed
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    Re: In like Flynn!

    Post  Psioncy on Thu Aug 20, 2015 1:35 am

    Well, I have a little income from book sales, but it's paltry.  I have to get the sequel written, then give the first one away for free.  That's how sci-fi authors make money on Amazon.

    There's one little shit on there who writes sci-fi "novellas" and charges 3 bucks apiece for them. He's got like 30 of these out there and they're selling.  His 30 "novellas" in total are only about the equivalent of 4-5 novels, but he's he getting paid 5x as much for his word count.

    I don't want to take that route though, just cuz it's so cheap and sleazy.  I see no reason to compromise my writing for a quick buck.  Well, unless it was BIG bucks.... then I'd consider it.


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    Re: In like Flynn!

    Post  Psioncy on Thu Aug 20, 2015 1:37 am

    Yeah, that's right. I have a side-business selling my mom's pancakes...

    Drenched in hot butter and maple syrup...

    That I receive a weekly delivery of...

    Through the mail.  Rolling Eyes


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    Re: In like Flynn!

    Post  The Great Splendini on Thu Aug 20, 2015 8:18 am

    I wouldn't go back to school.

    School is debt.

    Stay out of debt.

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    Re: In like Flynn!

    Post  Psioncy on Fri Aug 21, 2015 11:17 pm

    Yeah well whatever... I'm still in student loan debt into my forties.

    So what FKN dif does it make?


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    Re: In like Flynn!

    Post  Psioncy on Fri Aug 21, 2015 11:20 pm

    You should see all the hoops they are making me jump through. Every one they can conjure.

    I'm talking to the tax attorney today.

    I haven't filed for 14 years, so I have to get that shit straightened out before I can get any gubberment benefits.

    Apparently... and I didn't realize this, but I qualify for veteran status.

    Whatever, I fucking hated the Army.  Don't like following orders, constantly got into trouble.

    I don't even want veteran benefits.  Those should be reserved for the guys who were in combat, IMHO.

    I met this one marine dude down here who ended up working for the NSA.  He gets nearly 3k a month from the gob cuz he qualified as "legally insane."

    Let's see a nigger do better than *that*!


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    Re: In like Flynn!

    Post  The Great Splendini on Sat Aug 22, 2015 12:05 am

    Sorry to be blunt, but the US Army is fucking evil.

    All the wars were unjustified.

    I'm glad I never had anything to do with that shit. I already have enough bad karma on my shoulders.


    And you know what? Getting married helps out with finances. Because your salary is already paying the fucking rent, so the other person's salary goes towards savings. Unless the woman is a lecherous gold-digging cunt.
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    Re: In like Flynn!

    Post  Psioncy on Sat Aug 22, 2015 2:49 am

    OK ok, i'll admit the the US Army is bullshit.

    I even lied about that on my florida drivers' licence exam.

    But REALLY///////...... I am a complete soldier.

    Kill the lot of you in war.. just waitting til you declare it.


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    Re: In like Flynn!

    Post  Psioncy on Sat Aug 22, 2015 2:51 am

    Let's have a WAR between Canadurrrrh and America.

    I give you five seconds... at best!


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    Re: In like Flynn!

    Post  Psioncy on Sat Aug 22, 2015 2:56 am

    Along with Colonel Jackson 'mong the mighty missip....

    we shot 'em in the brass..

    ...and when they tried to run away we shot 'em in the ASS!


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