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c_hawkthorne  ·  2 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: January 13, 2021

Idk if y'all remember a whole six days ago but there was a bit of a coup attempt in these beautiful United States. Good times were had by all as I understand it. Well that was a bit of a motivator for me to get the fuck out. I've been talking with veen and Devac for a while about EuroPubHealth which is run by Erasmus, some fancy European agreement about studying and education and stuff. At some point I had started the application but hadn't finished since I wasn't sure I wanted to fully apply this year. Moving alone is stressful. Moving to another continent with no social base in the middle of a pandemic to begin studying is monumental. Plus saving money is great. I haven't done research I'm not sure how working abroad on a student visa works. Or how employable I'll be with little to no knowledge of the language. So I'll have a lot of games to play. But also getting the fuck out sounds nice right about now. So I finished that application. I'm damn near done another one. Which leaves just two more to go on my year of reach schools and seeing what sticks. The two completed applications both said they'll be back with a decision by March. It's going to be a fun (read: stressful for some reason because it was a last-minute decision to apply) waiting game to play.

Also since it's all reach schools and I'm not expecting to get in anywhere and wholly unprepared y'all are the only ones that know so feel extra special.

Beyond that nothing exciting. Covid still exists. Cases still rolling in. Continuing to function at my job at whatever low level I manage. Continuing to convince people I'm better than I am and know more than I do thanks to my ability to research effectively. It's a wild time.

c_hawkthorne  ·  4 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: 416th Weekly "Share Some Music You've Been Into Lately"

c_hawkthorne  ·  6 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: @realDonaldTrump banned permanently from Twitter

Happy Friday. No better pairing with a beer than that.

c_hawkthorne  ·  8 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Hubski Virtual Meetup No. 6

Hoo boy it'll be a fun one today I'm sure. I'll be on around 6 PM EST, 3 PM PST.


c_hawkthorne  ·  9 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: December 23, 2020

Got it yesterday, it's awesome! Thanks again for putting such a cool thing together, a big hit with the family.

c_hawkthorne  ·  11 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Dr. less

I've been dicking around on the customizer some more because I apparently have nothing better to do. At least on the prepetual calendar, they have Yves Klein Blue as a color choice.

Also that one you want. Holy engineering that's ludicrous.

c_hawkthorne  ·  17 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Dr. less

    They don't do exhibition casebacks because they aren't barbarians.

Exhibition casebacks showcase the engineering and art that goes into watchmaking rather than hiding it. Yeah it can be gaudy sometimes and non-exhibition caseback watches are thinner, sturdier, and more anti-magnetic than those with the exhibition caseback but I tend to prefer them.

c_hawkthorne  ·  17 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Dr. less

That perpetual calendar is divine. While not surprised, I'm very disappointed to find out it's chilling at a hint over 20k swiss francs. The level of customization on the Ochs und Junior website is really fun too. For that price they let you do whatever you want. You can make some hideous watches with it.

Well I don't have herring, but the aquavit is in the freezer and I'll have a lovely Christmas glass tonight.