Saturday, September 12, 2015

41 ways to determine if you are an engineer...

  1. The only jokes you receive are through email (OUCH)
  2. At Christmas, it goes without saying that you will be the one to find the burnt-out bulb in the string of Christmas lights.
  3. Buying flowers for your girlfriend/boyfriend or spending the money to upgrade your RAM is a moral dilemma
  4. If you find that you have to often explain how to use the gifts you have given other people.
  5. Everyone else on the Alaskan Cruise is on deck peering at the scenery, and you are still on a personal tour of the engine room
  6. In college, you thought Spring Break was metal fatigue failure
  7. The Salespeople at Circuit City can't answer any of your questions
  8. You are always late to meetings
  9. You are at an air show and know how fast the skydivers are falling
  10. You are next in line on death row in a French Prison and you find that the guillotine is not working properly, so you offer to fix it.
  11. You bought your wife/husband a new CD ROM drive for her birthday
  12. You forget to get a haircut (for 6 months!)
  13. You can quote scenes from any Monty Python movie
  14. You can type 70 words per minute but can't read your own handwriting
  15. You can't write unless the paper has both horizontal and vertical lines
  16. You comment to your wife/husband that her straight hair is nice and parallel
  17. You go on the rides at Disneyland and sit backwards in the chairs to see how they do the special effects
  18. You have Dilbert comics/paphanelia displayed anywhere in your work area
  19. You have ever saved the power cord from a broken appliance
  20. You have more friends on the internet than in real life
  21. You have backed up your hard drive
  22. You have never bought any new underwear or socks for yourself since you got married.
  23. You have used coat hangars and duct tape for something other than hanging coats and taping ducts
  24. You know what http:// stands for
  25. You look forward to Christmas only to put together the kids' toys
  26. You own one or more white short-sleeve dress shirts
  27. You see a good design and still have to change it
  28. You spent more on your calculator than you did on your wedding ring
  29. You still own a slide rule and you know how to use it
  30. You think a pocket protector is a fashion accessory
  31. You think that when people around you yawn, it's because they didn't get enough sleep
  32. You wear black socks with white tennis shoes (or vice versa)
  33. You window shop at Radio Shack
  34. You're in the backseat of your car, she/he is looking wistfully at the moon, and you're trying to locate a geosynchronous satellite
  35. Your checkbook always balances
  36. Your laptop computer costs more than your car
  37. Your wife/husband hasn't the foggiest idea of what you do at work
  38. Your wrist watch has more computing power than a 300 MHz pentium
  39. You've already calculated how much you make per second
  40. You've ever tried to repair a $5 radio
  41. Your four basic food groups are: 1. Caffeine 2. Fat 3. Sugar 4.Chocolate

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