The end of the mandatory part. Before it was not bad but after that it got really interesting very quickly and most of the wankers had been removed.
Actually having the government fund a bunch of nice toys for me was my favourite part in retrospect. It was all beaten and broken but when it came time for putting together a similarly potent workshop to some of the things I had access to there I realised what I had, and what I had lost without quite realising it.
Some will be tempted to say knocking about with friends, no real responsibility and short days but I have largely managed continue to to do that for the next decade or more
Song because why not