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    Looks about right.

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    My teacher friends tell me that the "parent" cog in that may be accurate, from time to time.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dave Hadfield View Post
    Anyone with any mechanical experience will note that set-up will not work.
    Not even a little bit, broken right out of the box.
    Just hoping it wasn't a teacher that configured it
    Obviously a Luddite "A sabot in the works"

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    Quote Originally Posted by switters View Post
    My teacher friends tell me that the "parent" cog in that may be accurate, from time to time.
    Oh yes. Robin was an elected School Trustee for a term.

    Sabots sometimes, indeed.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Canoeyawl View Post
    Anyone with any mechanical experience will note that set-up will not work.
    Not even a little bit, broken right out of the box.
    Just hoping it wasn't a teacher that configured it
    Obviously a Luddite "A sabot in the works"
    It is pretty funny... It might actually be an accurate description of some schools I know.
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    Its a gear cluster. I've seen that word used other ways too.

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    About says it all...



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    Teacher / School board Chairman Wife is having a great laugh....

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    Do you know where that's from Dave? It truly is moronic.
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    could work in three dimensions. maybe a subtle message. see how the "parents" cog is smaller? maybe they are far away.

    if the parents stay behind the students and teachers, everything is fine. when the parents want to choose the textbooks...

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    Maybe it’s a Venn diagram, only with teeth.
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    I think it was intended as satire from day one

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jim Bow View Post
    Maybe it’s a Venn diagram, only with teeth.
    that punchline works.

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    Thinking a bit more, this diagram can seem pretty accurate if we assume that the "Students" gear spins counter-clockwise, and the "Parents" gear spins clockwise.

    Where does that leave teachers? Hmm...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Canoeyawl View Post
    I think it was intended as satire from day one
    I don't know, and I wish it were so, but I doubt it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by switters View Post
    My teacher friends tell me that the "parent" cog in that may be accurate, from time to time.
    I currently have an educated idiot parent issue in my daughter's class, got to the point where the class teacher sued him for slander and resigned from having this class next year. The educated idiot won't understand that his younger daughter simply isn't the sharpest knife in the drawer and makes school's staff life miserable after almost every test.
    Since he's so unhappy, the principal tried to move his daughter to another class - he declined and there's no formal way to override that. We are losing literally the best primary education teacher in school because of this d..head.
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    Quote Originally Posted by CWSmith View Post
    It is pretty funny... It might actually be an accurate description of some schools I know.
    I'll bet it was a graphic designer with no mechanical aptitude and bad proofing by the client

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    Quote Originally Posted by Canoeyawl View Post
    Anyone with any mechanical experience will note that set-up will not work.
    Not even a little bit, broken right out of the box.
    Just hoping it wasn't a teacher that configured it
    Obviously a Luddite "A sabot in the works"
    It's not a problem, the teeth on the parent cog have been cut to the wrong profile, and will break as soon as the teacher and student start doing some work.

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    This could be improved immeasurable by the addition of one more cog marked community.

    Perhaps one of our Andrews will translate "E Ducere".
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    I'd much rather lay in my bunk all freakin day lookin at Youtube videos .

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    The first step in solving a problem is defining it.
    Interestingly, when I started searching for the source, all of the poster sites I hit were sold out of it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Boatbum View Post
    I'll bet it was a graphic designer with no mechanical aptitude and bad proofing by the client
    I sent it to the teachers in my family. The retired Phys Ed teacher said, "That's the way it's supposed to be!" I didn't think it worth the discussion, so I let it stand.
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    Quote Originally Posted by David W Pratt View Post
    The first step in solving a problem is defining it.
    As a side note here...I read somewhere that the complete and proper definition of a problem exposes its solution.
    He was one of the most supremely stupid men I have ever met. He taught me a great deal.

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    Quote Originally Posted by webishop14 View Post
    As a side note here...I read somewhere that the complete and proper definition of a problem exposes its solution.
    OK- how do you fix the gun culture in the US?

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    Quote Originally Posted by P.I. Stazzer-Newt View Post
    This could be improved immeasurable by the addition of one more cog marked community.

    Perhaps one of our Andrews will translate "E Ducere".
    Vocasti? - “To lead out”.

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