//After Daniel's 25 minute presentation, and Bosse's 25 minutes of feedback Hannah: That was 50 minutes of pure pleasure! Kevin: Emphasis on "50".
//Review for Calc AP Rose: Aah! This doesn't say if calculators are allowed or not! It's all because Giles is crazy OCD and retyped every single problem! This packet is so frustrating, I have to stop using his stuff! Schaffer: Actually, this doesn't say if calculators are allowed because it's copied from the scoring guide and the answers are removed. Rose: Oops maybe I made this one...
//Period 4 SRP Bosse: Make sure to be a good audience. Last period, not to name any names, but Mark Jung fell asleep. Bosse: To be fair, it was not a lively presentation. Haydn: Was it Schaffer's? Bosse: No, it was Naveen, his voice just lulls you to sleep.
//7th Period Cirincione Daniel Schaffer: Monetary policy is where the government screws over private money. Harris: I think that manipulate is a better word there. Daniel Schaffer: Manipulating and screwing usually happen in that order.
// ADSB is doing a circular linked list problem set called Hunger Games that takes a list of "contestants" and cycles thru, "killing" every n contestants and generating a random death message for each contestant // An email from Mr. Paul the week after the pset: Daniel Schaffer's Hunger Games deaths file: was shot with a bow and pointer. was permanently dereferenced. was gored by an angry RAM. overflowed the stack and was found in a heap. had a moth get stuck in their brain. went on a knight's tour and a black square became a black hole. got garbage collected. had their program die and took it personally. received a blue screen of death was shut down for upgrades; didn't restart. visited a cemetery and got encrypted. had their life history cleared. had undocumented code and got deported along with it. was crushed by an unbalanced binary tree. had a free trial of life and it expired was conquered when someone else divided.
//1st day of Period 4 AP NSL with Gabaree Gabaree: So did anything exciting happen to any of you over the summer? //Daniel Schaffer's hand shoots up. Gabaree: Yes? /Daniel mutters something quietly. Gabaree: What's that? Daniel (yelling): My pigeon laid eggs! Gabaree: ...
// Daniel, Telon, and Ryan are playing football in gym class Daniel: I think Telon is scared of the ball after being on the receiving end of your throws. Ryan: What? I didn't even throw that hard ... Daniel: Yeah but anything involving you and the transfer of kinetic energy is terrifying.
//First Day of School Schafer: What am I going to do this year? Usually when there are two students with the same first names I call them by their last names, but I don't really feel comfortable doing that this year. I can call you "Mr. Zhu", but it doesn't work with him. *points to Daniel Schaffer*