//Block B Chem, Avikar and Hannah (seniors) sitting in the back Pham: The senior, they have to do poster and presentation. You do poster already, right guy? Hannah: Yup. Avikar: well, not yet. Pham: You such a bum! I know him, he going to do it Tuesday night. Avikar: Why would I do it Tuesday night if it's due Thursday?
//Discussing topics for the Math Phys papers Schafer: Avikar? Avikar: I'm doing Noether's Theorem. Schafer: Oh, you mean 'Nother's' Theorem? Avikar: No, it's pronounced 'NUER-ter'. I looked it up. Schafer: This is Murica. It's 'Nother'. Avikar: All right... Schafer: So what's the right way to pronounce it? Avikar: 'Nother'.. Schafer: WRONG!
Avikar: I want to be pope!
Avikar: Why won't you approve my tag? Jessica: It's too long! Avikar: But some of them are 2 letters! Patrick: Avikar, don't worry, you want to hear this from a girl.
Avikar: Ashu, that's as useful as an ashtray on a motorcycle. Ashu: Wait, but that's useful if you smoke, right? I don't get it.
Alan: Afghanistan is like a Java program that won't compile. Avikar: And anybody who tries to debug it dies.
//In Science Bowl practice, after a question distantly related to pine cones Avikar: Didn't you ever throw pine cones at people when you were a kid? Cathy: No. After a pine cone fell on my head from a tree when I was little, I was done with pine cones for the rest of my life. Sam: Did you make any genius discoveries after that? Cathy: It wasn't an apple. It was a pine cone. //A few moments later Sam: Was it a pineapple?
Pham: What can you use instead of toothpaste to brush your teeth? Avikar: Actually, I use shampoo. Saurav: Is that all you use shampoo for?
//In Ravilious, discussing Xenophon, the Greek historian. Katelin: What does Xenophon mean? Avikar: Well Xeno means foreign, and phone is like sound, so if we combine them we see that his name was foreign sounding.
//Hyperbolic Trig-(ch) Stein: So you need to call me Mr. Stein-ch. Sachin is Sachin-ch. Avikar: What if your name is Daboom? Stein: Then you'd be Daboom-ch.