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Vatman Wrote:That is a brilliant answer Ceiling Cat; by taking the assignment and mocking it you prove the point that was in essence being proved by the work. You saw the stimulus, which is the homework assignment in this instance. And then your own subconscious incubation helps you actualize the jaded schizoid contrition of past negative experience within the education system. Finally you validated your thought process by considering the attention it would gain you in respect to your very low self esteem.

Next time I advise interpreting the lecture less makes you look like an attention seeking jackass.

Awesome reply, Vatty. Smile

Now, this is late and all, but I am deciding to do the homework. I didn't really see what the others did, and if so, I forgot.

Jobs and things you can do with a paperclip.
1. Food source
2. Tongue holder
3. Eye poker
4. Sewage Cleaner
5. Toothbrush
6. Q tip
7. Ink Pen
8. Weaponry
9. Carving Tool
10. Tongue Ring
11. Missing Finger Replacement
12. Dental Technology
13. Wrist Slitter
14. Guitar Pick
15. Spacebar Key Replacement

What can't be done with a paperclip.

Well, the thing is- you can do ANYTHING with a paperclip!
03-27-2010 12:01 PM
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The Creative Process: I - Vatman - 02-02-2010, 07:04 AM
Re: The Creative Process: I - Vatman - 02-02-2010, 07:09 AM
Re: The Creative Process: I - magikarp - 02-02-2010, 12:05 PM
Re: The Creative Process: I - Ceiling Cat - 02-02-2010, 12:46 PM
Re: The Creative Process: I - Vatman - 02-02-2010, 01:02 PM
Re: The Creative Process: I - Rebelnerd - 02-05-2010, 04:01 PM
Re: The Creative Process: I - aerftghyjk - 03-27-2010 12:01 PM
Re: The Creative Process: I - ModestMusic - 10-13-2010, 12:50 PM
Re: The Creative Process: I - itsurgrlcass - 10-13-2010, 02:07 PM
Re: The Creative Process: I - ModestMusic - 10-14-2010, 09:05 AM
Re: The Creative Process: I - itsurgrlcass - 10-14-2010, 11:46 AM
Re: The Creative Process: I - Sociopath - 10-14-2010, 11:50 AM
Re: The Creative Process: I - Vatman - 10-14-2010, 01:29 PM

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