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Golfing added to DAT???

Discussion in 'Pre-Dental' started by Dauber, Mar 27, 2007.

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What are you most excited about in becoming a DDS/DMD

Poll closed Apr 26, 2007.
  1. Fridays at the Country Club

    29 vote(s)
    31.2%
  2. Getting up in the middle of the night for some trauma surgery

    2 vote(s)
    2.2%
  3. Owning your own business/not having a boss

    42 vote(s)
    45.2%
  4. Working with patients/being a healthcare provider

    29 vote(s)
    31.2%
  5. Making some sweet bank

    33 vote(s)
    35.5%
  6. Beautifying peoples grills

    15 vote(s)
    16.1%
  7. Making rappers' grillz

    14 vote(s)
    15.1%
  8. The procedures!!!!

    19 vote(s)
    20.4%
  9. Saving humanity.........'s teeth

    10 vote(s)
    10.8%
Multiple votes are allowed.
  1. Dauber

    Dauber Big Baby Jesus
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    It ain't, but it should be. What is everyone excited MOST about when becoming a dentist?
     
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  3. UnderRep

    UnderRep Traveling the US
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    I need to learn how to play golf. Though I could just open up a bar and drink! And live my golf game at the 19th hole.
     
  4. apaul

    apaul Some Dude
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    i hate golf, I hope I dont get sucked into having to play in the future with collegues
     
  5. Drill2Fill

    Drill2Fill DentalStudentWannabe
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    I tried to learn with some friends this summer, but sucked at it.
     
  6. Dauber

    Dauber Big Baby Jesus
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    someone has to drive the cooler cart :cool:
     
  7. golfmontpoker

    golfmontpoker I hate chemistry
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    Don't really post much anymore, but Golf is definitely up there. If you don't know how to play, take some lessons. One of the best investments you can make (in regards to golf).
     
  8. Dauber

    Dauber Big Baby Jesus
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    VOTE on my poll, you SDN minions... for I am bored!!
     
  9. pmantz

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    What about having the ability to spend time with family raise kids?
     
  10. drpduck

    drpduck Senior Member
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    Golf is great, although I *sometimes* get a little too happy gilmore and angry at the clubs!

    Other then that, 35 hour work weeks sound awful nice:)
     
  11. Dauber

    Dauber Big Baby Jesus
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    pmantz, you got me. that was the one i'm missing.


    i'd say it falls closest to the friday at the country club (with the kids). the last part is implied ;)
     
  12. Cymbidium

    Cymbidium Awesome.
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    I tried golf, but I suck at it b/c I've been playing hockey for 28 years. I can't "un-learn" my grip and swing.

    I suppose there's always tennis at the country club....
     
  13. aphistis

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    Screw golf, tennis & beach volleyball are where it's at. :D :hardy:
     
  14. t man

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    :thumbup: to golf

    :thumbup: :thumbup: to drunk golf
     
  15. Dauber

    Dauber Big Baby Jesus
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    in the word of rip hamilton, yessir!
     
  16. xdianaax

    xdianaax In memory of Riley Jane
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    I'm all about the trauma surgery!!!
     
  17. IcemanDDS

    IcemanDDS Dr of Dental Shadowing
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    The greatest thing: 32 hr weeks, working 4 out of 7 days in the week, like workin 7 months out of the year. Not only do you make good money, you have so much free time to enjoy it! Like so many other careers, making good money means working 50+ hrs a week, who has time to spend it??
     
  18. pmantz

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    lol, don't get me wrong. I can't wait for the day I can have the time and actually money to golf.

    I have a lot of potential and my long game is pretty good, it is just so frustrating to practicaly get there in 2, but end up 1 2 3 boogying the whole.
     
  19. dmd2011

    dmd2011 Random Hero
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    just an interesting side note.... i have a friend who is working on becoming a PGA member and one of the qualifications is to pass the PAT. PAT = Playing Ability Test
     
  20. Mackchops

    Mackchops Toothy grin
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    :thumbup: :thumbup: :thumbup: to drinking golf

    ...and the first thing you'll realize when you golf more than once is that everyone sucks. I just try to not hit any houses lining the course. I pull that off and I win.
     
  21. IcemanDDS

    IcemanDDS Dr of Dental Shadowing
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    Another way to play is everyone start with a given number of balls. The person who loses the fewest balls is the winner. But this usually just ends up being a walk through the woods.... or a swim in the pond.
     
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    Beer = Swing oil

    You will notice that like pool their is a quantity of swing oil which will actualy improve your game, but you must be careful too much oil will loosen up you too much and your game will turn to crap. The only solution is to this, is to increase concentrations of swing oil to help you forget how bad you suck.
     
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    t man Epoxi-Lips
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    :laugh: extremely well said. the law of diminishing returns... though as yuo point out, there are two maximums on the graph- the first correllating to your greater golfing ability, and the second to your greater having a good time ability.
     
  24. Dauber

    Dauber Big Baby Jesus
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    You officially brought the forum to a whole new level of nerdiness. Way to raise the bar, t man!
     
  26. Dauber

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    I wish I had time to play golf, I am moving in 4 weeks and have a manuscript to write. I have to fix all the crap in my house before the closing, I have to pack and take care of three children. I am bummed out because I have golfing buddies in S. Bend, but will have none in Milwaukee, but probaly won't get to get out more then once before I leave.

    Whose going to marquette, likes to play golf and drink beer, and will be there this summer?
     
  29. t man

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    Look out, Dauber is flooding page one with pollllllz!
     
  30. dudewhensmydat

    dudewhensmydat You stay classy.
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    I dislike golf; If I get dragged into playing it with my buddies, I'll probably be the one recklessly driving the golf car off of bridges while completely inebriated. Yay for me.
     
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    not much of a fan, but it's better than squash, which is essentially handball with a racquet.
     
  32. pmantz

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    for those of you who say you don't like golf, why post?

    Golf is a game of skill, a means to get out with your boys and relax. There is nothing like stepping out onto a fairway wet with dew, smelling a cigar and totaly shanking a ball(or making good contact, it really doesn't matter)


    I totaly look forward to doing some more golfing when I can actualy afford it.
    On a golf course is one of the few places you can have a beer before 9am and it is totaly acceptable.
     
  33. Turnerjo13

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    At this point I still have too much fishing to do before take up golf. Some day though!
     

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