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bnowak0   7/5/2012 5:58:25 PM
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Fed up with the engineering groups atrocious spelling and grammar, upper management makes drastic decor changes...

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no clever name   7/5/2012 6:01:20 PM
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The daycare drone program was going well until they realized that 5 year olds are terrors, not terrorists. Rod

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Bob985   7/5/2012 6:15:36 PM
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With the block upgrade contract in house, the engineers went to work on the detailed design.

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Doug_S   7/5/2012 9:27:46 PM
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Management grew tired of hearing about how all the dot com startups had toys available in the engineers' workspace and decided to do something about it. This isn't what the engineers had in mind.

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David Ashton   7/6/2012 12:03:18 AM
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"You've heard of DC Blocking? We're working on AC Blocking!"

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David Ashton   7/6/2012 12:03:59 PM
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"Welcome to the "Sweatshop Lab". Those little cubes are where we live at night. Mine's 'B'."

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MarkBort   7/6/2012 4:16:10 PM
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Laboratory techs try out their new test equipment received from a large alpha block grant anonymous donor.

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MarkBort   7/6/2012 7:04:42 PM
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"I'd guess this time the boss wants correct use of blocking and non-blocking code."

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Parreco   7/6/2012 7:17:45 PM
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Upper management likes to constantly look over your shoulder and "breathe down your neck"....they are unaware that it makes them look like a bunch of BLOCK-HEADS!!!

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BrainiacV   7/6/2012 7:28:40 PM
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Uh, guys? I think we were to miniaturize the blocks instead of us.

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BrainiacV   7/6/2012 7:30:24 PM
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Leave it to those management blockheads to get the concept of downsizing wrong.

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Mxv   7/6/2012 7:48:19 PM
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Bring your kids to work day is bigger than ever ...

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Stargzer   7/6/2012 7:49:56 PM
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What happens when they order your block-oriented programming language from the lowest bidder.

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Mxv   7/6/2012 7:50:20 PM
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I told management we need a test for Alpha particles not ...

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Mxv   7/6/2012 7:51:32 PM
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Sharing space with Gymboree will sure save us a lot of money. We can afford free coffee again. Weeeee...

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Mineyes   7/6/2012 7:52:36 PM
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Never let a hardware guy order new fonts.

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J Kosin   7/6/2012 8:43:32 PM
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"Looks like it is back to basics."

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spreadspcowboy   7/6/2012 9:12:59 PM
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Having assembled the necessary building blocks, the team starts testing their design.

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spreadspcowboy   7/6/2012 9:14:09 PM
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Alright team, you have the building blocks, now finish the design.

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festus   7/6/2012 9:21:12 PM
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This isn't what I had in mind when management said we were having a block party for the fourth.

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GoBears84   7/6/2012 9:27:42 PM
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Has anybody gotten a radar hit on the e to z blocks?

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Itinerant Engineer   7/7/2012 2:15:43 AM
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With the continuing integration of functions into monolithic blocks, product differentiation became increasingly bland.

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TFCSD   7/7/2012 5:49:59 AM
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Let's put in another request for more large text block analyzers, maybe we'll get the rest of the alphabet.

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TFCSD   7/7/2012 5:54:43 AM
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Our new stackable work cubicles are here

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TFCSD   7/7/2012 5:57:11 AM
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I signed up for the new management training program.

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TFCSD   7/7/2012 5:59:55 AM
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I am not a pack rat! These could come in handy in the lab someday.

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TFCSD   7/7/2012 6:02:17 AM
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Aren't these trade show freebies great?

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TFCSD   7/7/2012 6:04:47 AM
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They were free.

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TFCSD   7/7/2012 6:07:37 AM
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This is the company's new PR program to support STEM education in high schools.

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TFCSD   7/7/2012 6:10:02 AM
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I don't know about you folks, but I like them.

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TFCSD   7/7/2012 6:11:20 AM
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Guess what I found?

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TFCSD   7/7/2012 6:14:04 AM
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As a new hire, George was given the simple engineering tasks.

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TFCSD   7/7/2012 6:16:40 AM
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The boss's son was given the task to organize the engineering lab.

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JADSYS   7/7/2012 12:34:49 PM
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Sharing office space with the sales guys just doesn’t work!

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MarkBort   7/7/2012 4:41:00 PM
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"The boss is again doing this efficiency metrics and focus thing. Could this be the boss' latest trick to block conversational interruptions?"

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TFCSD   7/9/2012 5:07:03 AM
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I love these new modular test units. You just snap them together. Even a child could do it.

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sudo   7/9/2012 6:34:58 AM
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Our engineers have world class technical skills but when it comes to literacy, they need some basic tools to help them.

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sudo   7/9/2012 6:43:52 AM
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Tech writers' practical joke

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Denis.Giri   7/9/2012 6:54:21 AM
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At a Lilliputian keyboard factory: "4 keys done, 98 to go!"

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dadeus   7/9/2012 10:13:26 AM
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The decor of the CPE (child prodigy engineering) lab left senior engineers complaining about cube space allocation.

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dadeus   7/9/2012 10:16:34 AM
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Welcome to the "Lil Dilbert" Lab. Make yourself at home.

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jelvidge   7/9/2012 10:51:44 AM
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Installing the new font was more problematic than expected.

aishwarya
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aishwarya   7/9/2012 3:15:09 PM
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This we call Thinking out of "blocks"...

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bkeller137   7/9/2012 3:38:44 PM
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This is NOT what I had in mind when I said "building 3D [chip] stacks would be child's play".

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Stargzer   7/9/2012 3:47:48 PM
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They're still trying to find room for the company day-care center.

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Stargzer   7/9/2012 3:50:16 PM
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Now I know what they meant when they said I'd be working in the Day-care Center with my EE Degree.

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Stargzer   7/9/2012 3:53:04 PM
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New Government restrictions on future H1-B Visas force companies to make an early committment to STEM in the United States!

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Stargzer   7/9/2012 4:00:11 PM
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From the new "ABCs of Electrical Engineering" textbook for pre-schoolers: "A is for Amperage. B is for Battery. C is for Current. D is for D-cell. ... "

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Mineyes   7/9/2012 6:30:23 PM
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Anyone know what is next in this series?

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ScubaDude   7/10/2012 1:25:38 AM
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At management directive, the engineers are testing out the newest concept in reusable components that will be used to reconstruct Shakespeare's finest masterpieces.

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jjgray   7/10/2012 9:33:20 AM
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"Oh, the Accessibility guy said the keys DO have to be 1 centimeter wide... but I may have made a mistake when I converted that into inches."

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aishwarya   7/10/2012 5:50:19 PM
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50million$ spent on remote communication used to light alphabet lamps... applied sciences

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Rick_Hille   7/10/2012 7:16:11 PM
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"We were going to test the million monkeys theory but nobody could find any typewriters"

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Don.Swaab   7/11/2012 2:55:35 AM
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The blocks help me remember the Pythagorean Theorem: A-Squared plus B-Squared equals C-Squared.

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Don.Swaab   7/11/2012 2:56:23 AM
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The blocks are used to develop new names for our products.

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Don.Swaab   7/11/2012 2:56:55 AM
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We keep the letters ready, so we can change the name on the front of the building if the company gets sold.

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David Ashton   7/11/2012 11:58:19 PM
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"Get the new B-CAD system and design how YOU want!" That's what the advertisement said.....

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David Ashton   7/12/2012 12:02:55 AM
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So far, we can do DACs, ADCs and BCD. When we have a few more resources we should be able to do PCBs and LEDs...Piezo Buzzers are a long way off, though....

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seaEE   7/12/2012 5:12:10 AM
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Finally someone thought to call Fed-Ex to get the information transmitted.

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NoNIckName_#2   7/12/2012 8:02:16 PM
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Yes, these are the engineers who designed the Hubble lens, why?

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NoNIckName_#2   7/12/2012 8:03:15 PM
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Hardware engineers--what a bunch of babies!

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TFCSD   7/13/2012 12:34:04 AM
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This company has a very large STEM program

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TFCSD   7/13/2012 12:35:09 AM
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This is simpler to use than Labview

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seaEE   7/14/2012 4:41:04 AM
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The new performance appraisal system was supposed to "simply life and cut through loads of red tape", but in reality it created some real obstacles, and initiated the after-hours game of what was later referred to as "musical blocks."

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MarkBort   7/17/2012 7:20:31 PM
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Management introduces multi-faceted props, thinking to improve corner-case product design and test coverage.

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MarkBort   7/18/2012 7:20:33 AM
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"This alpha-level erratum workaround is actually not too bad. Agree?"

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jkdrum   7/18/2012 3:58:02 PM
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I always thought their department was just daycare for young interns.

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MarkBort   7/18/2012 4:06:09 PM
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“I don’t know about you guys, but I’ve been feeling a bit on edge lately.”

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Rick_Hille   7/18/2012 6:51:27 PM
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OK, important safety tip. When testing the new direct-thought controlled 3-D printer, shut it down immediately when you have a mental block!

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Rick_Hille   7/18/2012 7:03:59 PM
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Now that NASA retired the shuttles, the specification for payload delivery by private space services clearly states a requirement to prominently display the packing sequence on any container. I will admit that I may have gone a bit overboard.

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OmegaMan   7/18/2012 8:28:21 PM
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As you can see, our test engineers have been around the block...

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TFCSD   7/19/2012 5:56:59 AM
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Yes I have kids and the 3D printer is working fine. Why do you ask?

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TFCSD   7/19/2012 6:02:12 AM
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FYI, the 3D printer should only be used for projects.

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TFCSD   7/19/2012 6:04:11 AM
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I don't recall seeing anyone ever using the 3D printer for personal projects.

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NoNIckName_#2   7/19/2012 10:40:40 PM
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We've got an expando ray; still working on the shrink ray.

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Wnderer   7/23/2012 5:36:16 PM
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Marissa couldn't shake the feeling that the 'A' was watching her.

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jkdrum   7/26/2012 9:19:37 PM
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Because our older engineers have vision problems we decided keep a good stock of large print keyboard parts.

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Ecspansion   7/27/2012 9:59:25 PM
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We could have put A,T,G and C blocks in our DNA lab, but it would be too obvious.

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zeeglen   7/29/2012 4:47:08 AM
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Maybe the new furniture will inspire a complete, detailed, and accurate block diagram.

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MarkBort   8/1/2012 7:01:02 PM
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Simple memorials for outsourced colleagues aren't allowed to bear real names.

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NoNIckName_#2   8/1/2012 10:41:37 PM
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Ok, looks like the production folks confused "mm" with "Mm" again.

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TFCSD   11/4/2012 1:55:35 AM
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I know what will impress our customers! A block with. . . an "F"!

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