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Subject: Re: OT - About Engineers...
Date: Thu, 19 Dec 2002 14:33:13 GMT
NNTP-Posting-Date: Fri, 20 Dec 2002 01:33:13 EST
Organization: BigPond Internet Services (http://www.bigpond.net.au)
Jeff Wisnia wrote:
> You might be an engineer if:
> You take a cruise so you can go on a personal tour of the engine room.
Planned for 18th May 2003???
> In college, you thought Spring Break was metal fatigue failure.
Drivers seat failure in my car.
> The salespeople at the local computer store can't answer any of your
Most don't recognise them as questions.
> At an air show, you know how fast the skydivers are falling.
And have to explain just how they do that thign with the parafoils.
> You can quote scenes from any Monte Python movie.
You too mix up Monte Christo and Counting Pythons.,...,.
> You can type 70 words per minute but you can't read your own
Oh how true.
> You sit backwards on Disney rides so you can see how they do the special
Or, as I did at six flags magic mountain around 1987, rode the Freefall
27 times in a row, all bandaged up to scare the other riders.
> You have saved every power cord from all your broken appliances.
5 boxes of assorted chords now on ebay anyone
> You have more friends on the Internet than in real life.
You mean the internet isn't real, oh no....
> You know what << http:// >> stands for.
I can't spell it...but I know what it means.
> You look forward to Christmas so you can put together the kids' toys.
> You see a good design, and have to change it.
If I have to change it it couldn'y have been good, now could it?
> You still have your slide rule and know how to use it.
> You think that people yawning around you are sleep deprived.
You noticed them too. I thought I was the only one who slept 3 hours a
> You window shop at Radio Shack.
Don't have them in Oz, it's Tandy, anyway they don't sell anything worth
buying here, but boy the RS and farnell catalogues are the two annual
highlights of your life.
> Your laptop computer cost more than your car.
It runs my car..
> You've already calculated how much you make per second.
Not guilty, back to work soon though I hope.
> You've tried to repair a $5 radio.
I hope you all succeeded as well.
Wunz eye cudnt spel enjinear, nowh eye ar wun.
> "I before E except after C"....(The height of insufficient weird ancient
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