I was using a crappy mop the other day and got a blister on my palm. A big one. It popped and sort of hurts now. Frig.
So went out last night with a couple friends and heard about this guy's fiance's adviser at uni. She (the adviser) had just gotten tenure, but her husband didn't and because of political reasons really couldn't keep a job at this $PRESTIGIOUS_SCHOOL. But, he found a job at $OTHER_STATE_SCHOOL. The department at $OTHER_STATE_SCHOOL was all, "We'll try to carve out a position for your wife," and she'll stay in $CITY at $PRESTIGIOUS_SCHOOL until then while he moves out to $OTHER_STATE_SCHOOL. That seemed rational enough to all of us, but $WOMAN was all, "OMG, that is stupid, she's throwing her career away, you can't just give up a tenured position and all," and we were all, whatte the swyve? So, dear reader, what do you say? Is this a completely rational course of action that will work just fine in the end, or is she committing career suicide of the highest order?
The danger, of course, of doing all these chess exercises in isolation is that it's not really a full game and can't substitute. Stupid machine isolation exercises are no substitute for a full squat or Olympic lifts. So I think next week I'll lay off the problems a bit and do a few G60s against the computer. My last G60, I weakened the computer as far as it would go and, while it got a slight advantage over me throughout the game, I managed to find a tactical sequence to force it into an endgame which was probably drawn (not against best play, however, but it afforded better chances than the rest of the position) and then forced the draw. I was reasonably happy.
That and go over entire annotated games instead of chunks.
I think we have like this huge project due soon or something and I'm like the only one working on the big back end type stuff or something. Oh well. I'm just dicking around here.
I should've been rickrolling last night instead of going out and hearing the above story and then rolling d20s. RICKROLL, DON'T D20-ROLL.
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