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Message 1356824 - Posted: 14 Apr 2013, 13:25:33 UTC - in response to Message 1356737.

Remember that picture of Eric wearing a suit that I posted here? Eric was on his way to a NASA site review for a satellite project he is a part of. (Not a seti thing... sorry friends.) Anyway, it got funded. Yay!!!

Congrats on the funding and good luck.

Unfortunately, being stereo-typed in a suit is too often the important part for sweetening dumb uncaring accountants... Especially when facing those who haven't a clue about what the science is!


Buy another suit to gain some further grants? ;-)

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Message 1356825 - Posted: 14 Apr 2013, 13:28:23 UTC - in response to Message 1356737.

Remember that picture of Eric wearing a suit that I posted here? Eric was on his way to a NASA site review for a satellite project he is a part of. (Not a seti thing... sorry friends.) Anyway, it got funded. Yay!!!


Congratations on that, and Congratations on getting your computer fixed too.

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Message 1356872 - Posted: 14 Apr 2013, 17:38:23 UTC

Yes, well done Eric :-) He isn't really a suit man, but simply does what has to be done, and let's face it when you're pitching for money, first impressions count.

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Message 1356878 - Posted: 14 Apr 2013, 17:50:38 UTC

Congrats Eric on the funding. And I for one hate wearing a suite and tie. The suite is ok, But I swear its a conspiracy to make shirts to damn tight around the neck. And then you have to hang yourself with a tie. BaH


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Message 1356893 - Posted: 14 Apr 2013, 18:15:24 UTC

After they "measure" your neck size, buy a size or two bigger.

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