You Might Be An Engineer If...

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Your spouse sends you an e-mail instead of calling you to dinner.

You can quote scenes from any Monty Python movie.

The only jokes you know you received through e-mail.

You use a CAD package to design your son's Pinewood Derby car.

You carry on a one-hour debate over the expected results of a test that actually takes five minutes to run.

You know the direction the water swirls when you flush.

You have never backed up your PC.

The salespeople at Circuit City can't answer any of your questions.

You rotate your screen savers more frequently than your automobile tires.

You think your computer looks better without the cover.

You have more toys than your kids.

The microphone or visual aids at a meeting don't work and you rush up to the front to fix it.

You can remember 7 computer passwords but not your anniversary.

You can type 70 words a minute but can't read your own handwriting.

Your wristwatch has more buttons than a telephone.

Your spouse hasn't the foggiest idea what you do at work.

You have tried to repair a five dollar radio.

You know what "http://" stands for.

Your three year old asks why the sky is blue and you try to explain atmospheric absorption theory.

Your laptop computer costs more than your car.

November 1999

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