You know you are an architectural student when..

Monday, April 11, 2011

My friend's from Taylor's sent me this... This is credit to him..It is very true. I have put some words by the side. Do take a read.. Do not sympatise for me.. just say a prayer for all archi students around the world. ..=)

*You know you're an architecture student when...*
....your roommates say "good morning," and you reply "good night." carry a toothbrush in your backpack.
....someone asks you for your phone number and you give them the studios. (No phone in the studio) start paying rent for your desk space in studio.
....You total up 3 meals of the day to your breakfast."(Will never happen,food is my life)
....after all of your expenses, you can't afford to pay attention.(Mom,that is why I dont keep track) have 3 or more cups of double shot coffee espressos in one night .(I take kapal api..BETUL2 KAW) hear the same song on the radio 3 or more times in one night. (Very true)
.... You know the different taste between UHU and Pritt glue(I dunno bout taste but I know the smell)
.... You can stay alive without sunlight, communicate with people nor having foods but you would commit suicide if the plotter doesn't plot your work out .(Reminds of last semester) workers are already working.
....You've lost your house key and u realized week later sleep more than 16 hrs at weekends note smt with yr drafting pen or yoken(All my pens are drafting and felt tip)
.... You are an expert and Photoshop, illustrator and auto cad but u don't know how to use MS excel've got 2 subjects / day but u got to study it whole day spend more time in studio than in your own bed.(Yeah! stop laughing)
....your parents are complaining that you're not having enough fun.(That will never happen) only leave studio to buy supplies. haven't taken a shower in a week. see showering as a waste of time.'ve ever dreamt about your models.
....upon hearing 'supermodel', you think of a nicely crafted-foam core model.
....your parents have more of a social life than you.
....your 14-year-old brother has more of a social life than you. consider using broccoli for your models. enjoy hanging out at 'Home and Garden Fair'. (Hehehehe) know all the 24-hour food places in the area. (hahah)
....your friends get more sleep in one night than you do in one week.
....the streetlights turn off. (Yeah)
...You consider 3AM an early night.
....when you are out at 3AM, and people knows where you're at.
....everything you eat comes in single serving baggies.
....the idea of a 24 hour 'Kinko's' make's perfect sense .(Exactly!)
...smoking sounds appealing.
....the only building on campus with its lights on is your studios'. say "It's only midnight- I have plenty of time to finish." confuse sunrise with sunset. ask what time it is, then ask "AM or PM?"( i had face this experience before ) strangle your roommate because she said she stayed up late studying.
....your Friday night is 68 hours long. know how much a cubic foot of concrete weighs (150lbs). slice your finger, and the first thing you think of is if you'll be able to finish your model. understand why architects have glasses and white hair. know all of these are true, no exaggerations. can listen to all your CD's in one night.
....certain songs remind you of studio. change the style of music to country coz u r fed up with POP
....Sister's favorite brand names are Prada DNKY etc... But yours are Mastex, Staedtler, pentel, rotring(and Faber Castel Felt tips) dare not to have a gf/bf coz no one can accept for what u are (That might be the reason) can conceptually compose the food on your plate. think the 'Weekender' happens every weekend.
....upon hearing 'Weekends' you think of sleep.
....the 'Shop Cafe' closes when you arrive, and reopens before you leave studio. have to wait for breakfast shops to open.(Kiosk Coffee opens at 7.30) go to the food shop, and order the "usual", and they understand. use architecture tools to eat. only buy groceries once a month. wake up to go to school and you're already there. start wearing all black.(GEtting there) have no life, and admit it.( i admit it) start to critique a radio selection's selection of songs. bring your friends to studio to keep you company. refer to outside studio as the "Real World."
...."going out to eat" is at the 'Shop Cafe'.
....going on a vacation involves going to 'Flax' or 'Pearl'. confuse today and tomorrow. tell time by when other people leave studio. can write a 6-page term paper by procrastinating. hear "Didn't you wear that yesterday?' followed by "and the day before that?" roommate files a Missing Person Report. count the number of days (not hours) you've been awake. think days are 48 hours long. go to the store to buy a six-pack of 'Red Bull'. (A dozen is cheaper)
...."respect", "coolness', and "hatred" are all based on how much sleep you get, or lack of. (Sorry my friends,bear with me) see your own picture on a milk carton. start using words your instructor uses.
....your bed has collected a layer of dust on it.
....concept of time is not forward, but a countdown from the time a project is due ("What time is it?""4 hours 'till"). contemplate suicide 3 times a day. (Sadly, 2 hours ago I did, when my milk split on my drawing) contemplate dropping your major 3 times a day.( I cant wait for my studies to end) have a tent pitched in studio, but still don't go to sleep.
....doing models all night long excites you. (Which model, No way if board models, human models sounds good) know the people in the studio better then your roommates.(Very true)
....Drimmels are a lifelong investment, if you can keep the parts.
....Gesso is pointless.
....X-acto knives can be dangerous
... as we all know or will find out.
....They know the phrase "Always done, never done" all too well and wish lecturers would stop saying it
....They can always have more construction lines.
....they believe they should be paid just for having the major think "X-Acto Blade Throwing" is a sport
...."scoring" involves an X-Acto blade don't find out who wins the Presidential Election until Thanksgiving Break, if you get one at all.
....a break consists of moving your car.'ve memorized you favorite vending machine combination item (B6).(B12- V Black) use your T-square or straight edge as a baseball bat.
.....the day has 2 sunrises. test which glue will cause your model to burn faster.
.....when you tell people you major in "architorture"..done tht)
....U can't draw without listening to music! ( yup )
....when you don't understand how someone doesn't strategize their way through traffic (or everything else in life).
....when someone says "eye candy" and you think of gratuitous details on a building.
....when you use words like "gratuitous".
....when you have to use spellchecker to see if you spelled "gratuitous" right.
.... When you're not sure what day of the week it is
.... When you have slept straight through a day and into the next day after a final review
.... When lack of sleep makes you feel and act as if you are high
.... When any flat surface is seen as a place to take a nap (underneath the tables in the computer room (that's where it is the warmest), in hallways, on drafting boards
.... When a relationship with an upperclassman seems like a good idea because they might be able to help you on your project(seniors never helped me)
.... When a relationship with an underclassman seems like a good idea because their final review is before yours and therefore, they can help you produce once they are finished
.... When the books that you read consist primarily of photographs and not so much of words
.... When you have to ask your fellow architects to give you wake up calls
.... When you have three or more alarm clocks in your room.(totally true)
.... When cutting yourself with an x-acto seems like a good idea because it will give you an excuse for not having finished your work (thought of that before..hehe)
.... When you go to studio and spend more time socializing than doing work
.... When you have big enough balls to tell a critique that they are wrong (done that and had to face the concequnces)
.... When everyone in studio hates you because you are the one who plays their music too loudly
.... When after playing your music too loudly the same people who hated you start to take interest in your music
.... When you have developed an addiction to buying new albums, because you have gotten sick of all your old ones
.... When trying to decide what album to play you find an album you haven't listened to a while and it ends up being the perfect choice.
.... When professors for courses outside of the architecture school are lenient once they are aware you are an architecture student.
.... When you tell someone in another school that you are architecture major and they automatically assume you have no social life.(yup)
.... When you have a non architect friend who wants to tag along to architecture parties because they know that architects have the best parties( it is true)
.... When you are the only sober person standing outside of the hot truck on a Friday/ Saturday night
.... When you have a sign taped to your back that says do not disturb unless you are ordering food or handing out free blowjobs
.... You have given a final presentation with your fly open
.... You try to do things to make your friend laugh while he is presenting (done that)

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