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Photos: Top ten Colorado School of Mines pickup lines

It's a good news-bad news situation for the Colorado School of Mines. Good news: The college is known around the country for the brilliance of its students. Bad news: This reputation has resulted in a whole series of online Mines jokes, with many of the weirdest ones involving pickup lines for fellow engineers. Below, check out our photo-illustrated top ten. We suspect you Mines enrollees and alums out there will despise them -- but at least you understand why they're stupid. We're only guessing.
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