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just being curious

juliane gross
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Joined: May 30, 2002
Posts: 161
when I joined the cattle drive in early summer this year there have been more than 20 students around and posting at the assignment log; the number is getting smaller and smaller, lately; does this mean that there are many students doing assignments but don't post (anymore), or does this mean that many students have given up?
Marilyn de Queiroz

Joined: Jul 22, 2000
Posts: 9059

"Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, and today is a gift; that's why they call it the present." Eleanor Roosevelt
Dirk Schreckmann

Joined: Dec 10, 2001
Posts: 7023
...and I'm sure that some just take a break from all the work from time to time.
[whistling as I mosey off...]

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Michael Matola
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Joined: Mar 25, 2001
Posts: 1793
As someone who's taken several extended breaks, I can say it can be hard to get back into the saddle.
But well worth it, of course!
It was so exciting getting my first nitpick in months the other day. You know the feeling -- that exquisite torture when you go to open the email from the nitpicker: will it contain the instructor's solution or more nitpicks?
Pauline McNamara

Joined: Jan 19, 2001
Posts: 4012
I've slipped onto the inactive list because I'm taking a course for a few months. Had to put off JDBC until April but I'm determined to pick it up again then.
*aiming for the record: longest stretch getting through the Cattle Drive*
Greg Harris
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Joined: Apr 12, 2001
Posts: 1012
Originally posted by Michael Matola:
As someone who's taken several extended breaks, I can say it can be hard to get back into the saddle.

very true! i have been on an extended break since the summer... this semester is killing me! i need one more assignment to finish Servlets, and then it is on to JDBC.
2 more weeks until final exams... so i will be back in the saddle before Christmas!

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