permaculture playing cards
The moose likes Meaningless Drivel and the fly likes I won a Major Award Big Moose Saloon
  Search | Java FAQ | Recent Topics | Flagged Topics | Hot Topics | Zero Replies
Register / Login
JavaRanch » Java Forums » Other » Meaningless Drivel
Bookmark "I won a Major Award" Watch "I won a Major Award" New topic
Author

I won a Major Award

Jayesh A Lalwani
Saloon Keeper

Joined: Jan 17, 2008
Posts: 2678
    
  31

So, Brainbench holds Brainbench Games annually. Someone held a gun to my head to take a couple of Brainbench tests, so I did. I took 7 of them, and got the top score in one of them. Hellz yeah!! Too bad it's in WWW concepts and not something very useful

I did win a year's subscription to Brainbench. It's a Major Award, I tell ya.. A Major Award!
Jeanne Boyarsky
author & internet detective
Marshal

Joined: May 26, 2003
Posts: 32614
    
215

Congrats. Now you can take more tests .


[OCA 8 book] [Blog] [JavaRanch FAQ] [How To Ask Questions The Smart Way] [Book Promos]
Other Certs: SCEA Part 1, Part 2 & 3, Core Spring 3, TOGAF part 1 and part 2
Anayonkar Shivalkar
Bartender

Joined: Dec 08, 2010
Posts: 1544
    
    5

Congrats Jayesh!

It doesn't matter if its WWW (or 'not useful' ) - my experience (and I have very little of it) tells me that whenever we learn something, it is never wasted. Someday, we find ourselves in the situation where we are happy that we learnt that specific thing.

All the Best!


Regards,
Anayonkar Shivalkar (SCJP, SCWCD, OCMJD, OCEEJBD)
Bear Bibeault
Author and ninkuma
Marshal

Joined: Jan 10, 2002
Posts: 63343
    
  70

A major award!



Congrats!


[Asking smart questions] [Bear's FrontMan] [About Bear] [Books by Bear]
Jayesh A Lalwani
Saloon Keeper

Joined: Jan 17, 2008
Posts: 2678
    
  31

Yes, finally someone got the reference!
Campbell Ritchie
Sheriff

Joined: Oct 13, 2005
Posts: 44472
    
  34
I never knew about major awards and lamps. can I make a modest proposal, that somebody explain to us on this side of the Water.
Tim Cooke
Sheriff

Joined: Mar 28, 2008
Posts: 2226
    
101

I also didn't get the reference. I thought the guy on the left was Sid James


Tim Driven Development
Jayesh A Lalwani
Saloon Keeper

Joined: Jan 17, 2008
Posts: 2678
    
  31

It's from a movie called Christmas story. The main character's dad wins this ugly looking lamp that looks like a woman's leg. He is incredibly proud of it. He keeps claiming that it's a major award, and displays it in the window, embarrassing his wife.

"Major award" is a reference to anything that you normally wouldn't go and get yourself, but now that you have won it, you are still proud of it.
Bear Bibeault
Author and ninkuma
Marshal

Joined: Jan 10, 2002
Posts: 63343
    
  70

If you have not seen "A Christmas Story" it is an absolute must!
Anayonkar Shivalkar
Bartender

Joined: Dec 08, 2010
Posts: 1544
    
    5

Jayesh A Lalwani wrote:It's from a movie called Christmas story. The main character's dad wins this ugly looking lamp that looks like a woman's leg. He is incredibly proud of it. He keeps claiming that it's a major award, and displays it in the window, embarrassing his wife.

"Major award" is a reference to anything that you normally wouldn't go and get yourself, but now that you have won it, you are still proud of it.

Wow! I didn't know that
Congrats anyways
 
I agree. Here's the link: http://aspose.com/file-tools
 
subject: I won a Major Award
 
It's not a secret anymore!