You might be an engineer if...
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(Courtesy Larry Engholm)

  • Choosing to buy flowers for your girlfriend or upgrading your RAM is a moral dilemma.
  • You take a cruise so you can go on a personal tour of the engine room.
  • In college you thought Spring Break was metal fatigue failure.
  • The sales people at the local computer store can't answer any of your questions.
  • At an air show you know how fast the skydivers are falling.
  • You bought your wife a new CD-ROM drive 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 comment to your spouse that his/her straight hair is nice and parallel.
  • You sit backwards on the Disneyland rides to see how they do the special effects.
  • You've saved every power cord from all your broken appliances.
  • You know what "http://" stands for -OR- you just congratulated yourself for saying the words "hypertext transfer protocol" to yourself.
  • You look forward to Christmas so you can put the kids' toys together.
  • You see a good design and still have to change it.
  • You spent more on your calculator than you did on your wedding ring.
  • You still own a slide rule and know how to use it.
  • You think that people yawning around you are sleep deprived.
  • You window shop at Best Buy.
  • Your spouse/significant other hasn't the foggiest idea of what you do at work.
  • You've already calculated how much you make per second.
  • You've tried to repair a $5 radio.


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