11 September 2000
Submitted by eve on Mon, 09/11/2000 - 9:05pm. Ironic
"Yeah, so I burned my sig sweater this weekend."
"Sounds like you're really through with the whole frat life..."
"Yeah, I just didn't have time for school anymore, most of the time I was too trashed to go lecture, or to take notes if I did... hey, that chick's taking lecture notes on her palm pilot, cool."
--Two guys behind me in lecture today...
...If they'd only known that it wasn't lecture that I was taking notes on...
30 August 2000
Submitted by eve on Fri, 09/01/2000 - 4:53pm. Ironic
"I wish the humanities requirement for EECS was less."
--A guy sitting behind me in CS lecture
For those who aren't Berkeley students: EECS is Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, and the humanities requirement is pretty damn low as it is, and the stereotype of folks in that major is somewhat *ahem* robotic.
10 August 2000
Submitted by eve on Thu, 08/10/2000 - 5:06pm. Ironic
"Trav, honey... would you tie me up?"
"Yes, now. Pleeeeease?"
"I'm getting sick of this. You know I can't put them through the holes right."
"Last one, I promise. I can't do it by myself."
--Girl and her male companion in the dressing room of a Telegraph Ave clothing store
...So this whole scene made a lot more sense to me when I stuck my head out of my dressing room and saw the guy... patiently trying to lace his girlfriend into one of those strappy tops with a square of vinyl for the front and a bunch of strings for the rest of it.
27 June 2000
Submitted by eve on Tue, 06/27/2000 - 1:04pm. Ironic
"Oh the poor children!"
--A woman heard in passing, outside Fat Slice Pizza, where 30 kids about 6 years old were lined up at the register with their teacher.
21 June 2000
Submitted by eve on Wed, 06/21/2000 - 4:56pm. Ironic
Seen: A street vendor in Berkeley selling handmade, crocheted, all-natural fiber... cell phone holders.
I wonder how well those sell...
18 May 2000
Submitted by eve on Mon, 06/19/2000 - 12:29pm. Ironic
"Ew, look at how... FAT her face is."
--A 400 pound woman, jabbing her finger disdainfully at a baby doll in Kmart
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