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vjl
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vjl   6/23/2011 6:29:59 PM
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Wonder how do these guys get something done in time?

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fnordfnordfnord   6/23/2011 7:19:14 PM
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It would make a pretty good thump, but there's no way that scope could cause an earthquake.

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ST_Sean_Newton   6/23/2011 9:32:43 PM
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Every heard of the saying: "A clean desk is a sign of a sick mind!"

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Archtop   6/24/2011 6:59:20 PM
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@Scott Wohler's picture: is that a pint of Guinness in front of your laptop?

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pittfkk   6/24/2011 7:28:13 PM
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any engineer would know

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ihatenicknamesbuttheymademegetone   6/24/2011 7:44:13 PM
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"If a cluttered desk is a sign of a cluttered mind, of what then is an empty desk?" - Albert Einstein.

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ihatenicknamesbuttheymademegetone   6/24/2011 7:46:01 PM
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"If a cluttered desk is a sign of a cluttered mind, of what then is an empty desk?" - Albert Einstein.

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Brian Fuller2   6/24/2011 8:53:54 PM
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An empty desk might signal zen nirvana...

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Brooks Lyman   6/24/2011 9:59:14 PM
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I gave up on computer mice (in disgust) years ago. Went to a trackball, which allows me to pile stuff right up to the edge of it and it's still usable! Try the Kensington Orbit for a low-buck version.

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WKetel   6/25/2011 1:05:09 AM
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I would love to have the top manager at my last employer be made to look at these desks and then be shown how productive and creative the engineers were. He was one of those types who had outlines on the desk for where the phone and pad should be, and he valued neat far above organized. The same mind believed that all engineering talent was equal. Need I say more?

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