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8AThe Daily Tar Heel Thursday, August 21, 1986
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Drop-add. Sort of like "fun
games," only different.
After upperclassmen stood in line
under dripping umbrellas to get into
Woollen Gym Wednesday, some
wondered if the wait was worthwhile.
Junior Blair Bagly (top right)
nearly gave up after fighting drop
add for five hours. Another drop
add warrior had the same
"It's almost impossible to pick up
something in this place," said Mark
Porcelli, a junior advertising major
from Durham who was one of
thousands of people standing, sit
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Mitzi Safirt, a sophomore from
Kannapolis, spent more than 5 hours
trying to pick up a whole schedule.
By 2:30, she was lying amidst a
scatter of drop-add forms, class
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"It sucks," she said. "It wasn't bad
(last year). I don't remember it being
But Greg Sarvis, a sophomore
business major from Southern Pines
who also had to pick up a full
schedule, had an easier time, collect
ing five classes in an hour and a half.
"It's a matter of being there at the
right time, someone drops something
and you're there to pick it up," he
said. "A lot of people, they stand
in the lines. I don't do that."
Robert Paynter's experience, how
ever, seemed more typical.
"One of my friends, he couldnt
get anything, so he shredded it," he
said of a confettied drop-add form
by his elbow. "I'm picking up
everything, trying to get a full course
load. And other than that I don't
care what it is."
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