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I won a Major Award

Jayesh A Lalwani
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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
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Congrats. Now you can take more tests .


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Anayonkar Shivalkar
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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!


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Bear Bibeault
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A major award!



Congrats!


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Jayesh A Lalwani
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Yes, finally someone got the reference!
Campbell Ritchie
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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
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I also didn't get the reference. I thought the guy on the left was Sid James


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