Normal world vs. Lab world!!!
Normal: Lookie here! I bought this t-shirt at a sale today! What a brilliant colour! :D
Lab : Lookie here! I bought microcentrifuge tubes from a new company! And they come in purple! :D
Normal: Hey! I bought too much food in the supermarket. Can come and help me carry the stuff back to my place? I gotcha something! Chocolate ice cream!
Lab: Hey! I bought loads of pipette tips and tubes in the shop. Can come and help me carry the stuff back to the lab? I gotcha something! Autoclaved cell culture media!!!!!
Normal: Check out my new computer game!!!! Can you help me install it so we can play around with it asap? :)
Lab: Check out the new spectrophotometer (or whatever)!!!! Can you help me install it so we can play around with it asap? :)
Normal: How did I make this toast? Well, I "borrowed" some butter from our neighbour! Tee hee!
Lab: How did I complete this reaction? Well, I "borrowed" some buffer from the other lab! Tee hee!
Normal: We played charades/watched TV/watched movie till 1am! What fun!
Lab: We stayed in lab all night to run the reaction! What fun!
Normal: Check out this website! Its got awesome parodies of popular TV shows!
Lab: Check out this website! Its got awesome parody journal papers of popular science journals!
Normal: Dude! Thats my iPod!!! Don't handle it like that! Give it some respect!
Lab: Dude! Thats my pipette!!! Don't handle it like that! It'll get scratched! Give it some respect!
Normal: These lab people are weirdos! No sense of priority *rolls eyes*
Lab: These non-science dudes are weirdos! *rolls eyes*
Yeah... I know... I am spending too much time in lab. Mental note - must break free!