Are you an Engineer?

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  1. Capp

    Capp Registered Member

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    Signs you may be an engineer:

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    *At Christmas, it goes without saying that you will be the one that find the burnt-out bulb in the string of Christmas lights

    *For you, it becomes a moral dilemma to decide whether to buy flowers for your wife or spend the money to upgrade the RAM on your computer

    *On the Alaskan Cruise, everyone else is on deck peering at the scenery and you are still on a personal tour of the engine room

    *In college, you thought the Summer break was metal fatigue failure

    *The only jokes you receive are through e-mail

    *The salespeople at the local computer store can't answer any of your questions

    *You are always late to meetings

    *At an air show, you know how fast the skydivers are falling

    *If you were on death row in a French prison and you find that the guillotine is not working properly, you would offer to fix it

    *You bought your wife a new CD-ROM for her birthday

    *You can quote scenes from any Monty Python movie

    *You can type 70 words per minute but can't read your own handwriting

    *You can't write unless the paper has both horizontal and vertical lines

    *You comment to your wife that her straight hair is nice and parallel

    *You never have matching socks on

    *You save the power cords from a broken appliance

    *You have more friends online than you do in real life

    *You have never backed up your hard drive

    *You have never bought any new underwear or socks for yourself since you got married

    *You know what http:// stands for

    *You look forward to Christmas only to put together your kids' toys

    *You see a good design and still have to change it

    *You still own a slide rule and you know how to use it

    *You laptop costs more than your car

    *You think that when people around you yawn, it's because they didn't get enough sleep
     
  2. se7engreen

    se7engreen Registered Member

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    Lol
    It's funny how many of those actually apply. But I don't know anything about a slide rule though...
     
  3. Capp

    Capp Registered Member

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    Ya, I read those and couldn't help but laugh because of how many were true.

    We are no longer "Geeks" or "Nerds"....now we are "Engineers" :D
     
  4. nadirah

    nadirah Registered Member

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    I'm a computer engineer because I wanna use my money for upgrading my computer's RAM. :D
     
  5. nod32_9

    nod32_9 Guest

    Hmmm...4 matches out of 25.
     
  6. Cochise

    Cochise A missed friend

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    Matched more than I cared to.........didn't and don't know anything about the 'Slidy Rule thingy'..... :D......When I think about it tho' maybe the fact that I 'Served' my time as a Steam and Diesel Marine Engineer might have something to do with it....... :D ;)


    Cochise, :cool:
     
  7. Uguel707

    Uguel707 Graphic Artist

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    Lol Capp!
    They were excellent! :D
     
  8. Rita

    Rita Infrequent Poster

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    Great one Capp--guess I'm an engineer :D :D :D



     
  9. Capp

    Capp Registered Member

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    Here's another sign that is appropriate for the season...


    *Most of the items on your Christmas list make no sense to the rest of your family

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    *You tell everyone what you want for Christmas and they look at you like you are speaking greek
     
  10. Terryala

    Terryala Rest in Peace

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    Slide Rule thingie was what we "old timers used before calculators ". Now we use it to fix our Computers.TV'S etc by giving them a good whack with the slide rule to make them work.

    Grand Dad
     
  11. BeetleBoss

    BeetleBoss She who posts lots of <I>Smileys</I>

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    Capp, LOLOL!!! That was so funny and so true!!!
    I sent that to my dad....he's a retired engineer. :D
     
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