Jamie’s link made me laugh so much I’m putting it on the main page for other unfortunate soon-to-defend their PhDs to enjoy: Things Not To Do During Your Defence. [Update: Torill, upon reading this list, would like to point out that she actually did many of these things at her defence. Kissing the thesis when the guests clink their glasses with their spoons is quite a touching thought, really.]

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  1. Pharyngula

    Another hint to those on the job market
    Before you send off that cover letter and job application, it’s a good idea to complete your thesis defense first.
    (I think #142 is a great idea.)

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