Wednesday, September 9, 2009

Dating Biologists

In case all of you haven't already seen today's xkcd:Win. The funny/sad thing is that I have actually done this. But no Punnett squares on the first date, I'm one of those girls who likes to take things slow.

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  1. Yeah... more XKCD greatness.

    All physicists get are bad pickup lines: "Wanna go back to my place and find the spring coefficient of my bed?" etc.

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  2. Sometimes xkcd is over my head. But then again, everyone has an xkcd moment where it's over their head.

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  3. lol. Now I wonder what happens if a biologist and a mathematician would do in their first date. My best guess is they will get into a discussion/argument on why the probability of each of the outcomes in a Punnett square isn't equal.

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  4. Don and I constantly joke about how we're going to have giant, pale, Aryan-looking children. But I'm suspicious that our mutual paternal Italian genes might win out and we'll have dark-haired children.

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  5. Do you at least test your tissue compatibility and what-not?

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  6. Yeah.. i totally thought of "Jen at the Blag Hag" when I read this the first time today.

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  7. Haha. Saw that, thought of you, etc.

    And yeah, everyone's got a moment where they look at XKCD and go "I don't get it."

    Then they talk to their coder friend and understand it, kinda, afterward.

    At least, that's my technique.

    Heh. For me, first dates are for bizarre John Cusack-style rambling and weird statements that just can't be defended.

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  8. T-shirts with the Campus Crusade for Cthulhu logo just posted on Pharygula. If I were still in school that's what I'd do.

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  9. Drat...meant to put that under the Blasphemy Day post.

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