You might be an engineer...

1. If you introduce your wife as "mylady@home.wife" (or your husband as "myman@home.hubby") ...you might be an engineer! 

2. If your spouse sends you an e-mail instead of calling you to dinner ...you might be an engineer!

3. If you can quote scenes from any Monty Python movie ...you might be an engineer!

4. If Dilbert is your hero ...you might be an engineer!

5. If you can name more than six Star Trek episodes ...you might be an engineer!

6. If your wrist watch has more computing power than a 486DX-50 ...you might be an engineer!

7. If you look forward to Christmas only to put together the kids' toys (or to be asked to do so for other people) ...you might be an engineer!

8. If you have used coat hangers and duct tape for something other than hanging coats and taping ducts ...you might be an engineer!

9. If, at Christmas, it goes without saying that you will be the one to find the burnt-out bulb in the string ...you might be an engineer!

10. If you window-shop at Radio Shack ...you might be an engineer!

11. If your ideal evening consists of fast-forwarding through the latest sci-fi movie looking for technical inaccuracies ...you might be an engineer!

12. If you have "Dilbert" comics displayed anywhere in your work area ...you might be an engineer!

13. If you carry on a one-hour debate over the expected results of a test that actually takes five minutes to run ...you might be an engineer!

14. If you are convinced you can build a phazer out of your garage door opener and your camera's flash attachment ...you might be an engineer!

15. If you don't even know where the cover to your personal computer is ...you might be an engineer!

16. If you know the direction the water swirls when you flush ...you might be an engineer!

17. If you have ever taken the back off your TV just to see what's inside ...you might be an engineer!

18. If a team of you and your co-workers have set out to modify the antenna on the radio in your work area for better reception ...you might be an engineer!

19. If you own one or more white short-sleeve dress shirts ...you might be an engineer!

20. If you are aware that computers are actually only good for playing games, but are afraid to say it out loud ...you might be an engineer!

21. If you have ever saved the power cord from a broken appliance ...you might be an engineer! 

22. If you have ever purchased an electronic appliance "as-is" ...you might be an engineer!

23. If you see a good design and still have to change it ...you might be an engineer!

24. If the salespeople at Circuit City, Radio Shack, or Tweeter can't answer any of your questions ...you might be an engineer!

25. If you still own a slide rule and you know how to work it ...you might be an engineer!

26. If you own a set of itty-bitty screwdrivers, but you don't remember where they are ...you might be an engineer!

27. If you rotate your screen savers more frequently than your automobile tires ...you might be an engineer!

28. If you have more toys than your kids ...you might be an engineer!

29. If you have ever introduced your kids by the wrong name ...you might be an engineer!

30. If you have a habit of destroying things in order to see how they work ...you might be an engineer!

31. If the microphone or visual aids at a meeting don't work and you rush up to the front to fix it ...you might be an engineer!

32. If you can remember 7 computer passwords but not your anniversary ...you might be an engineer!

33. If you have ever owned a calculator with no equal key and know what RPN stands for ...you might be an engineer!

34. If you know how to take the cover off of your computer, and what size screw driver to use ...you might be an engineer!

35. If you can type 70 words a minute but can't read your own handwriting ...you might be an engineer!

36. If you can't remember where you parked your car for the 3rd time this week ...you might be an engineer!

37. If you did the sound system for your senior prom ...you might be an engineer!

38. If your wristwatch has more buttons than a telephone ...you might be an engineer!

39. If you have more friends on the Internet than in real life ...you might be an engineer!

40. If you spend more on your home computer than your car ...you might be an engineer!

41. If you've ever tried to repair a $5.00 radio ...you might be an engineer!

42. If you find yourself using acronyms like "ROTFL," "BTW," "IMHO," and "OTOH" in normal conversation ...you might be an engineer!

43. If you have a neatly sorted collection of old bolts and nuts in your garage ...you might be an engineer!

44. If your three-year-old son asks why the sky is blue and you try to explain atmospheric absorption theory ...you might be an engineer!

45. If your laptop computer costs more than your car ...you might be an engineer!

46. if you write ASCII smiles in hand-written correspondence ...you might be an engineer!

47. If your 4 basic food groups are: 1. Caffeine, 2. Fat, 3. Sugar, 4. Dark Chocolate, or 1. Coffee, 2. Pizza, 3. Beer, 2. Dark Chocolate ...you might be an engineer!

48. If the only jokes you hear are received through e-mail or on web pages like this one ...you might be an engineer! 

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