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Copy assistant becomes newsroom of one

Assistant copy editor Danny Nett of Olde Campus Upper Quad was the only person* brave enough to face the fierce Chapel Hill Snowpocalypse and head to The Daily Tar Heel office, inspiring N.C. Senator Jeff Jackson to do the same in the legislature, probably.

Rejected You Asked for It questions, Jan. 22

You Asked for It receives a lot of pleas for advice that we just can’t answer in print, usually due to length or profanity or — one time — the fact that the submission is not a question at all, but simply a link to a YouTube survival tutorial on how to cook an egg in a potato.

Quiz: Which answer to 'How was your break?' are you?

Everyone knows the worst part of coming back to school is not the long drive or the homework or the dining hall food — it's the awful small talk. Unfortunately, the "How was your break?" conversation template is unavoidable, so use this quiz to find the automated response you'll churn out over and over again.