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Mar 24, 2013 - 3:57am

Oxford or Cambridge (Originally Posted: 06/09/2009)

Dear Gentlemen and Ladies present,

Which one do you feel is the preferable of the kings amonst men of all universities on the earth.

For I have always been an oxford man through and through, And true to form would never let those cambridge sons of bitches out play us, especially in the quad rowing where we continue to make them look like pansies growing in the well groomed beautiful english coutryside.

Who do you have a penchant for?

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Mar 24, 2013 - 3:58am

Used to think Oxford was it, but then I moved to England.

Cambridge certainly seems to be the more intellectual of the two. Oxford seems to be the more class conscious of the two.

Mar 24, 2013 - 3:59am

people just seem smarter, and most of them have some background in computers/science/math - I worked in London for a few months and work closely with a few Brits in NY, and they expressed the same opinion nauru did: oxford seems outwardly more prestigous, but cambridge has more substance.

Mar 24, 2013 - 4:00am

You sirs, are complete buffoons!

Those uncooth and uncivilised barbarians from cambridge who unfold their napkins at the dinner table prior to the host or hostess doing so, will never, and I repeat, will NEVER be as intellectually astute nor gentlemanly to the likes of us upstanding oxford men.

I challenge anymore such unfounded and heresay as we see in the above posts to a duel of wits and etiquete behaviour any day!

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Mar 24, 2013 - 4:03am
balooshi:
You sirs, are complete buffoons!

Those uncooth and uncivilised barbarians from cambridge who unfold their napkins at the dinner table prior to the host or hostess doing so, will never, and I repeat, will NEVER be as intellectually astute nor gentlemanly to the likes of us upstanding oxford men.

I challenge anymore such unfounded and heresay as we see in the above posts to a duel of wits and etiquete behaviour any day!

this better be a joke lol

Mar 24, 2013 - 4:09am
balooshi:
You sirs, are complete buffoons!

Those uncooth and uncivilised barbarians from cambridge who unfold their napkins at the dinner table prior to the host or hostess doing so, will never, and I repeat, will NEVER be as intellectually astute nor gentlemanly to the likes of us upstanding oxford men.

I challenge anymore such unfounded and heresay as we see in the above posts to a duel of wits and etiquete behaviour any day!

No offense, but you talk like a complete cunt.

Mar 24, 2013 - 4:06am

The gravitiy of your comments are creating a chill down my very spine!

Myself and my fellow alumni have further discussed your heresay on this board, and come to the strikingly obvious conclusion, that all being Americans and lacking the same blue blood we have coursing through our noble veins, we could not expect such very commoners that you are to understand.

So therefore I guess I have humiliated myself in bringing such a question to this board having not taken heed of such a possibility.

Oxford!!!!!!!!!!!

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Mar 24, 2013 - 4:08am

I know not what you talk of, but referring to I as a dollar store anything is a complete and utter insult!

Savages, the lot of you!

Once you have sipped on the finest whisky, and eaten the msot succulent of pheasant acquired by yourself on a hunting trip with your basset hounds throughout the rolling countryside of Britain, then you can comment, otherwise keep your barbarian mouths firmly shut!

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Mar 24, 2013 - 4:12am

If by selective you mean for a select group of commoners so be it.

Myself and Prince Harry for one have no interest in associating with such neanderthals!

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Mar 24, 2013 - 4:13am

I laughed a bit.

Also I think you mean hunting with beagles, as basset hounds are more for rabbit and are a French bread (feel free to comment on the French).

I once saw Prince Harry in Afghanistan. Not knowing who he was, I remarked to a fellow soldier how suspiciously clean his uniform was (we were in Helmund Province - not a nice place) and how he looked a little inbred. I was later informed he was 3rd in line to the British throne at which point I thought to myself "sounds about right."

Mar 24, 2013 - 4:15am
Aggravate:
I laughed a bit.

Also I think you mean hunting with beagles, as basset hounds are more for rabbit and are a French bread (feel free to comment on the French).

I once saw Prince Harry in Afghanistan. Not knowing who he was, I remarked to a fellow soldier how suspiciously clean his uniform was (we were in Helmund Province - not a nice place) and how he looked a little inbred. I was later informed he was 3rd in line to the British throne at which point I thought to myself "sounds about right."

Prince Harry looking like an inbred? ..... lol

Can't say much about either school, but the few I know from Cambridge work in structuring, swaptions, and quantitative fields in the S&T (I don't know much about IBD though). Oxford guys tend to be found more on the macro, non-quantitative side.

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