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Hceux

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Hello everyone.

I've been reading this forum for the past few months and have become a regular visitor. I've posted once or twice, about the semi-ghosttown thread on Cairo, IL. Otherwise, I've not been around much.

I'm a fourth-year student at Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario, Canada, majoring in geography and minoring in history. Cities are what I enjoy most of geography. I have thought about going into planning, but I'm not sure about it yet...

Just thought I'd introduce myself...

Hceux
 

el Guapo

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Yo Geo dawg...Geo-graphy rules!

Welcome. Sorry about your pre-cooked donuts.
 

Hceux

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What pre-cooked donuts?

What pre-cooked donuts? How else are donuts made?

By the way, Tim Horton's rocks...although, I've not had Krispy Kreme donuts, which I've heard are more like cakes than anything else.

Canada is a Tim-bit nation after all - there's even a book called "Tim-Bit Nation" (FYI, timbits are like mini donuts that can be eaten in two bites)
 

JNA

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welcome from one of the many Midwesterners
with a Geography undergrad.
 

SGB

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Welcome from one of the few New Yorkers 'round these parts.

Kingston rocks!
 

Budgie

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Geography Majors

JNA said:
welcome from one of the many Midwesterners
with a Geography undergrad.
My undergrad, majoring in Economics and Geography, with a side order of bar room etiquitte.

Lot's of geography undergrads here. There's not much to do with a geography undergrad, except get a Masters in Planning.

El Guapo, didn't you get a Masters in Geography with a side order of Planning?
 

Hceux

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Not much to do with geography?!

Budgie, what do you mean by that comment? IMO, I've always thought that geography provides one of the wider array of career opportunities compare to many other arts and science subjects.

Or is this part of propaganda that geography departments tell us about?
 

tsc

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Welcome! Can you send down a couple scoops of White Mountain??? Some of the best Ice cream on earth!
 

Hceux

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White Mountain scoops coming up!

LOL - tsc, you do know about Kingston's famous ice cream shop, eh? How did you know about it?

What flavour would you like? Want it in a waffle cone?
 

Chet

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despite being in ontario, Cardinal should put your dot in the US midwest. Solidarnosc, I think we call it.

Welcome
 

Budgie

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Re: Not much to do with geography?!

Hceux said:
Budgie, what do you mean by that comment? IMO, I've always thought that geography provides one of the wider array of career opportunities compare to many other arts and science subjects.
That's the problem, it's so general that it's hard to apply to a range of professions, that is unless you're a GIS. In fact, it's GIS that has kept geography as a unique Department in many Universities. When I got out with my Bachelors, I looked around and realized the jobs looking for a degree in Geography was very slim.

Geography is a culmination of Geology, Economics, Climatology, Political Science, Cartography, blah, blah, blah !!!! I'm not knocking Geography.
 

Cardinal

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I'll have to do another Cyburbia map update this week. Welcome! Do not let these donut philistines lead you to doubt. Even a day-old, pre-cooked Tim Horton's donut is better than the freshest Kispy Kreme.



(Can I get a Canadian passport now?)
 
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