Saturday, November 27, 2010

Elevated anxiety

Spotted on the top floor of my building yesterday:


In other, no doubt completely unrelated news, we have a new PI in the building! Dr... Wonka, I think it was. Model organisms guy, working on a species closely related to C. elegans - V. kniddus.

8 comments:

  1. I think that basically every building could benefit from having elevators that move sideways and at odd angles.

    Not sure if they should be glass, though.

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  2. I would move to be able to work on the Vermicious Knids. From the safety of a glass elevator, of course.

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  3. RPS, glass is good - you'd be able to see the freaked-out faces of the passengers as the elevator shoots off in random directions.

    Bean-Mom, wouldn't that be awesome? I'd want to teach them to spell something other than SCRAM - that way they'd eventually be able to write your grants and papers for you.

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  4. It's not quite horizontal, is it? Is that what people mean when they're talking about an 'elevator pitch'?

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  5. DAMMIT! "Elevator pitch" - that's brilliant! Why didn't I think of that for the title?!

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  6. These blog comments are all going sideways.

    Also - there is nothing more Vermicious than a Knid.

    Pardon me while I get my coat.

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  7. Bob, no, I'll leave it as-is and bathe in the reflected glory.

    Ricardipus, indeed they are. I wouldn't have it any other way - my commenters always put an interesting slant on things.

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