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    21 Things All Chemistry Majors Would Understand

    Chemistry is the study of all matter. This means we have a degree in everything, right?

    1. You've been yelled at one point for not wearing your safety goggles.

    2. You may have seen someone take a shower in class.

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    3. Your wafting technique is on point.

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    4. You had that ONE person in your lab group who was ALWAYS the cause of experimental error.

    5. How you THINK everyone should react after you mass out the EXACT amount on the balance.

    6. How you KNOW everyone reacts when you struggle taking the weighing paper off the balance.

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    7. You got to a point where you no longer needed to look at the periodic table.

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    8. Your definition of mole is totally different than the normal person.

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    9. One more drop. One moooooooooooore drop. One moooooooooooooore drop!

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    10. That first time trying to figure out the chirality thumb rule.

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    11. You realize half your class disappears after Organic Chem I.

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    12. You're a little disturbed that the only thing you remember from PChem is PV=nRT.

    13. Convincing your friends that GC-Mass Spec wasn't a rapper.

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    14. Your first thought after hearing about the dangers of wearing contacts on lab day.

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    15. Instead of being awe-struck, you scream out Barium!

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    16. You treat a gas tank more carefully than a newborn baby.

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    17. You've snickered when you heard someone whisper "LEO the lion says GER" during a midterm.

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    18. At least one article of clothing had holes in it from an acid or base spill.

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    19. Ye got blistas on ye fingas from the molecular model kits.

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    20. Sample taking forever? Let's rearrange this box of pipette tips!


    21. You've dealt with the kid asking for help on a lab report the night before its due.

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