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How To Date
Handy recipes for handsome scientists
For most scientists, dating is an important activity. Here is a handy list of recipes for dating different kinds of things.
How to Date Rocks
Instructions can be found at <http://www.newcastle-schools.org.uk/chemistry/Radioactivity/Using%20Radioisotopes%20to%20Date%20Rocks%20Page.htm>
How to Date Paintings
Cryptic instructions -- extremely cryptic instructions -- can possibly be gleaned by reading the report at <http://battalion.tamu.edu/archives/99c/11-8/c2.html>
How to Date Antiques
Do it with patent numbers. Instructions are at <http://www.biddingtons.com/content/investingpatent.html>
How to Date a Girl
Step-by-step instructions for how to date a girl can be found at <http://www.autistics.org/skills/pages/askherout.html>. This particular recipe was designed for autisic people. It may be useful to many scientists. The instructions are clear, simple, and time-tested. Here's how to begin:
1.) Sit down and write down the sentence. Would you like to go with me
to see _______ on Friday night at ___(whatever time movie starts?
By asking the girl to see a specific movie on a specific night, you give
her the chance to say "no" to the movie or the night. That way, if she
says 'no', she can do so to the movie or the night.
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