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    Message 1 of 1 , Apr 5, 2004
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      > > > > At Duke University, there were four sophomores
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      > > > > taking Organic Chemistry. They were doing so well
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      > > > > on all the quizzes, midterms and labs, etc., that
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      > > > > each had an A so far for the semester.
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      > > > > These four friends were so confident that the
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      > > > > weekend before finals, they decided to go up to
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      > > > > the University of Virginia and party with some friends.
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      > > > > They had a great time, but after all the hearty
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      > > > > partying, they slept all day Sunday and didn't make
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      > > > > it back to Duke until early Monday morning.
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      > > > >
      > > > > Rather than taking the final then, they decided to
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      > > > > find their professor after the final and explain to
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      > > > > him why they missed it.
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      > > > > They explained that they had gone to UVA for the
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      > > > > weekend with the plan to come back in time to study,
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      > > > > but, unfortunately, they had a flat tire on the way
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      > > > > back, didn't have a spare, and couldn't get help for
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      > > > >
      > > > > a long time. As a result, they missed the final.
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      > > > >
      > > > > The professor thought it over and then agreed they
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      > > > > could make up the final the following day.
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      > > > > The guys were elated and relieved. They studied that
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      > > > > night and went in the next day at the time the
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      > > > > professor had told them.
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      > > > > He placed them in separate rooms and handed each of
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      > > > > them a test booklet and told them to begin.
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      > > > >
      > > > > They looked at the first problem, worth five points.
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      > > > >
      > > > > It was something fairly straight-forward about free
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      > > > > radical formation. Cool, they each thought!
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      > > > > All at the same time, each one in his separate room,
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      > > > >
      > > > > thought, this is going to be easy!
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      > > > >
      > > > > Each finished the free radical problem and then turned
      the
      page.
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      > > > >
      > > > > On the second page was written:
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      > > > >
      > > > > "For 95 points: Which tire?"
      > > > >



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