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Old 17th Aug 2008, 12:20   #1
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Another way to say 'Icing on the cake' ?

Just won an award but i need to write a phrase about how happy I am to win it. Anybody think of how another way to write ' winning this award was the icing on the cake'?

Its got to be 50-100 words

This is what i have so far but I dont like the icing on the cake part...

Having qualified from Sheffield Hallam University with a first class degree, receiving third prize in the 2008 CIAT Student Awards for Technical Excellence was for me, icing on the cake. Following a four year demanding course, it justifies all the hard work that not only me but also my lectures have undertaken. I feel privileged that my endeavours have been rewarded and will be honoured receive my award in London.
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Old 17th Aug 2008, 12:22   #2
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Old 17th Aug 2008, 12:25   #3
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Old 17th Aug 2008, 12:25   #4
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You went to Hallam? - thats not a real university, lets be honest.......







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Whats wrong with icing on the cake? too cliched?


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Old 17th Aug 2008, 12:27   #5
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Old 17th Aug 2008, 12:32   #6
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At the risk of being far too serious...

"...I consider receiving third prize in the 2008 CIAT Student Awards for Technical Excellence to be the pinnacle of my achievements".

It's a bit wordy but it's all I've got at the moment. I'd also change the bit about you and your lecturers to "..the hard work that both me and my lecturers have undertaken", it just flows a bit better I think.

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Old 17th Aug 2008, 12:33   #7
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made me feel like the cat that got the cream ?
happy as a pig in #### ?
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Old 17th Aug 2008, 12:38   #8
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Old 17th Aug 2008, 12:39   #9
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Old 17th Aug 2008, 12:41   #10
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Like slopping your load on her chest?

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Old 17th Aug 2008, 12:43   #11
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Like slopping your load on her chest?

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Old 17th Aug 2008, 12:45   #12
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Old 17th Aug 2008, 12:47   #13
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Old 17th Aug 2008, 12:55   #14
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"...the highlight/epitome/crowning achievment of my academic career"

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Old 17th Aug 2008, 13:23   #15
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Some crap synonyms here:

http://encarta.msn.com/thesaurus_561...st_moment.html

Needs a comma after 'was' too. "was, for me, the ...."
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Old 17th Aug 2008, 13:25   #16
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Old 17th Aug 2008, 13:28   #17
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like a dog with two tails
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Old 17th Aug 2008, 13:30   #18
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Old 17th Aug 2008, 13:38   #19
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Custard on the pie.
Cream on the strawberries.
Treacle on the porridge.
Milk on the cocopops.

Ok, I'll stop.


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Old 17th Aug 2008, 13:39   #20
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Old 17th Aug 2008, 13:44   #21
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Having qualified from a University with a first class degree, receiving the prize for the second best loser in the 2008 CIAT Student Awards for l337n3ss was shagadelic. I fapped for three days straight. Following a four year dull course, it justifies all the plagiarism and sucking up that I in no way did, honest. I feel as happy as your mum in KFC that all my clubbing, sleeping in and drug taking has been rewarded and I'll hopefully get more than a ****** piece of paper


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Old 17th Aug 2008, 14:17   #22
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Having qualified from a University with a first class degree, receiving the prize for the second best loser in the 2008 CIAT Student Awards for l337n3ss was shagadelic. I fapped for three days straight. Following a four year dull course, it justifies all the plagiarism and sucking up that I in no way did, honest. I feel as happy as your mum in KFC that all my clubbing, sleeping in and drug taking has been rewarded and I'll hopefully get more than a ****** piece of paper


that's a better speech, imo

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Old 17th Aug 2008, 16:02   #24
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LOL cheers everyone, really tempted to send that the one fini posted, its much more humorous that mine and quite accurate too! Now to find a picture to include, I’m thinking one from the lads trip to Newquay might be appropriate, might have to do a bit of cropping though!
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Old 17th Aug 2008, 17:18   #25
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"That's the cherry on the cake".

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Old 17th Aug 2008, 17:48   #26
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Old 17th Aug 2008, 17:53   #27
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Having qualified from Sheffield Hallam University with a first class degree, receiving third prize in the 2008 CIAT Student Awards for Technical Excellence was, for me, the icing on the cake. Following a demanding four year course, it justifies all the hard work that not only I, but also my lectures have undertaken. I feel privileged that my endeavours have been rewarded and will be honoured to receive my award in London.
Idiom swapping the least of your concerns to be quite honest.
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Old 17th Aug 2008, 18:17   #28
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Having qualified from Sheffield Hallam University with a first class degree, receiving third prize in the 2008 CIAT Student Awards for Technical Excellence was for me, icing on the cake. Following a four year demanding course, it justifies all the hard work that not only me but also my lectures have undertaken. I feel privileged that my endeavours have been rewarded and will be honoured receive my award in London.

It's graduated not qualified.

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Old 17th Aug 2008, 18:37   #29
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Having graduated from Sheffield Hallam University with a first class degree, receiving third prize in the 2008 CIAT Student Awards for Technical Excellence was, for me, the icing on the cake. Following a demanding four year course, this award justifies all the hard work that not only I, but also my lecturers have undertaken. I feel privileged that my efforts have been rewarded and I will be honoured to receive my award in London.
Fixed

Included everything other people have suggested plus some of my own.

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Old 17th Aug 2008, 18:40   #30
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tip of the iceberg
That means something completely different to icing on the cake.
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