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As I'm about to finish my bachelor thesis, I'm at writing the acknowledgement section.

How far can I go here in terms of non-thesis-related stuff? Is there room for humorous acknowledgements (like thanking my coworker for his great taste in music or bad puns), or is that rather something to be left out?

  • The usual rule is to say what you want in the acknowledgement (with some reasonable boundary conditions), but it would help to look at other bachelors' acknowledgement sections as well. I haven't actually seen bachelor theses with acknowledgement sections, but i'm not sure what is standard in your country :) – la femme cosmique Sep 25 '16 at 19:22
  • Lots of PhD theses (including some of the best) are doing that, so, yes. (Bachelor theses are supposed to imitate PhD theses in style at least.) – darij grinberg Sep 25 '16 at 20:19
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The acknowledgment part is your own part, write what ever you want in humour, fun etc but don't cross the boundaries that might hurt some people feeling. here is a sample from MIT, you can give a read. http://www.mit.edu/~alvarso/thesis-phd/Acknowledgements.pdf

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