Welcome aboard. You've made some great choices in your den already. Curious what your fellow students think about your obsession.
Also, since you're in Mech Eng, you may be interested in this thread if you haven't already read it:
It's a very geeky thread and the kind of thing one would only find on the forum. It will also help with your shaving.
There are a lot of tech types in the mix here so you should feel right at home.
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