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David Ashton   6/10/2013 10:28:56 PM
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"He's trying to improve on the Spanning-Tree algorithm!"

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David Ashton   6/11/2013 12:48:37 AM
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"They told him he had to move to another branch, but he's not keen..."

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Doug_S   6/11/2013 9:29:37 PM
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"The CEO told him he was really going out on a limb with his new new product ideas, and he's always been rather literal-minded..."

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Doug_S   6/11/2013 9:30:14 PM
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"The CEO told him he was really going out on a limb with his new product ideas, and he's always been rather literal-minded..."

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SteveD_Aus   6/11/2013 11:40:43 PM
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"Until they fix the WiFi reception in my cubicle..."

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old account Frank Eory   6/12/2013 12:05:49 AM
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He says it helps him write code more efficiently for that Oak Trail processor.

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David Ashton   6/12/2013 8:46:23 AM
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"A Notebook - Asus - just atop the bough..." "Can someone bring me a loaf of bread and a jug of wine, please?" (with apologies for the advertising and a nod to Omar Khayyam)

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Peter Clarke   6/12/2013 12:35:56 PM
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you guys are sharp

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tpfj   6/12/2013 3:08:25 PM
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He's special branch for the NSA. He sees everything from up there.

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BurntSushi   6/12/2013 3:09:45 PM
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"Uh, Bob? I said that someone had run '5 cats' up that tree, not ... nevermind."

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mjcooper88   6/12/2013 3:49:41 PM
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Next stop the parking lot

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bnowak0   6/12/2013 3:57:01 PM
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This is the only method Bob knows to really SPRUCE up his code...

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mhrackin   6/12/2013 4:02:49 PM
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"Birds of a feather flock together," but engineers.... not so much!

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mhrackin   6/12/2013 4:05:11 PM
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Joe is definitely moving up in the world, even got a new laptop! His new office has a much nicer view that the old cube, too.

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mhrackin   6/12/2013 4:06:26 PM
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Now to debug that squirrel-avoidance algorithm!

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BrainiacV   6/12/2013 4:36:08 PM
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Bob, that's not what the CEO meant about going green!

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BurntSushi   6/12/2013 6:38:45 PM
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When Doug was was told to write a UPC generator in Java, he threatened to quit. So I said, "Yeah, yeah. Your barcode is worse than your bytecode." That evidently sent him barcoding up the wrong the tree.

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Marketing Guru   6/12/2013 6:50:44 PM
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Okay, okay, okay, we'll let you expense a privacy screen.

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Bob985   6/12/2013 8:44:43 PM
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Bill found himself out on a limb with his job collecting data for NSA.

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ndancer01   6/13/2013 12:23:26 AM
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Cloud computing, or thereabouts...

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seaEE   6/13/2013 3:56:41 AM
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"Wow! I guess Lance really did make like a tree and leaf!"

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ndancer01   6/13/2013 9:33:55 PM
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One way to keep the boss from looking over your shoulder.

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TGR0   6/14/2013 3:42:48 PM
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All his commits are on the branch.

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Parreco   6/14/2013 6:08:51 PM
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The boss told Harold to "branch-out" in his Engineering career!!

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Anonymouse1234567891011121314151617181920   6/14/2013 6:09:30 PM
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Bob, I didn't mean it literally when I said branch if bit set.

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Dav_E   6/14/2013 6:18:18 PM
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The new office-Trees

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fmike   6/14/2013 6:18:20 PM
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They say Henry's squirreling away his resources, moving to a branch office and turning over a new leaf. Personally, I think he's nuts.

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Fanmechanic   6/14/2013 6:30:50 PM
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Bob was told to get out of the office and spend more time with friends.

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jjulian274   6/14/2013 6:46:10 PM
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He said he wanted to get to the root of the problem, but he's been distracted by side branches all day.

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jjulian274   6/14/2013 6:47:04 PM
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Ever since they cancelled his last project, he's been pining away....

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Parreco   6/14/2013 7:04:47 PM
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Bill's co-workers tried to warn him in a subtle way that his career was stagnating by citing the proverb: "A rolling stone gathers no moss"...turns out it was a bit of an understatement!!

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BrainiacV   6/14/2013 7:13:49 PM
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He says HR failed to include the plant branch he was to report to for work and so he chose his own.

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BrainiacV   6/14/2013 7:16:37 PM
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I thought he meant he was going to work on another branch of the code.

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Superbk   6/14/2013 7:17:44 PM
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OK, time to call the fire department again.

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TGR0   6/14/2013 7:46:59 PM
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He branched off the main trunk a long time ago, and he won't merge in with the rest of us.

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Quickbadger   6/14/2013 8:00:24 PM
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He said he had to debug some nested code.

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Quickbadger   6/14/2013 8:02:41 PM
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Sometimes it takes a new approach to code these nested algorithms.

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denis.vautour_1   6/14/2013 8:06:48 PM
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He's implementing a self-balancing binary tree.

bwmetz0
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bwmetz0   6/14/2013 10:06:38 PM
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An Inconvenient Booth : Electronic Tradeshows Go Green

bwmetz0
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bwmetz0   6/14/2013 10:09:51 PM
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"I don't think corporate understands the concept of 'Going green'"

bwmetz0
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bwmetz0   6/14/2013 10:10:46 PM
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Getting back to nature...21st Century style.

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bwmetz0   6/14/2013 10:17:30 PM
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I don't think this is what the President meant when he promised to "create 5 Million 'green' jobs".

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bwmetz0   6/14/2013 10:18:00 PM
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I hope this isn't what the President meant when he promised to "create 5 Million 'green' jobs".

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bwmetz0   6/14/2013 10:18:57 PM
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Congress' implementation of the President's plan to "create 5 million 'green jobs'" without raising taxes.

bwmetz0
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bwmetz0   6/14/2013 10:24:52 PM
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Bob was just awarded his STEM grant.

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bwmetz0   6/14/2013 10:26:39 PM
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"Carl is new...he's a Computational Biologist doing stem cell research."

bwmetz0
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bwmetz0   6/14/2013 10:36:01 PM
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"Pete is our new facilities manager. He has a BS in Robotics Engineering, but the bots do all the work."

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WireMan0   6/15/2013 12:08:20 AM
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That's as far as the boss lets him get to cloud computing.

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SandorD   6/16/2013 11:57:03 PM
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So, Roy has finally done his "tree change" but the lack of job opportunities in country areas didn't allow him to move too far from the city.

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seaEE   6/17/2013 1:00:12 AM
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Thinking outside the box

TFCSD
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TFCSD   6/17/2013 1:35:33 AM
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Excuse me, we are looking for the environmental safety office.

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TFCSD   6/17/2013 1:44:01 AM
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He requested his office should only use safe synthetic products and be sustainable.

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TFCSD   6/17/2013 1:47:27 AM
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Sure this is better than a corner office, but wait until winter.

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TFCSD   6/17/2013 2:03:46 AM
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I'm going out on a limb here, but I think this guy is our sustainability expert.

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TFCSD   6/17/2013 2:06:08 AM
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Now that's going green.

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TFCSD   6/17/2013 2:19:09 AM
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Sure nature boy working for now, but in a few hours he will be calling us for an extension cord, power strips, sun screen lotion, lattes, and TP.

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TFCSD   6/17/2013 2:32:32 AM
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Good thing you didn't say "drop dead".

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TFCSD   6/17/2013 2:39:57 AM
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Some engineer are quite literal. Next time try "no thanks" .

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TFCSD   6/17/2013 2:47:06 AM
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Great choice, there aren't any lakes near by.

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Denis.Giri   6/17/2013 9:04:25 AM
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Forgotten in the organigram, Bob hangs in in another tree

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madmcmac   6/17/2013 2:54:35 PM
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His doctor told him, he needed to get away from his computer more often and get some fresh air.

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jkdrum   6/17/2013 8:24:48 PM
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IT employees are like cats. They walk around acting like they own the place. Once they are challenged by an engineer, they are easily scared up a tree.

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jkdrum   6/17/2013 8:27:22 PM
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To prove its age, Marty tries to measure the ring in the tree.

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PhilT_#1   6/18/2013 7:35:05 AM
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Someone told him Apples grow on trees

Denis.Giri
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Denis.Giri   6/18/2013 10:56:53 AM
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Maybe someone should tell Bob this is not how a top-down approach works...

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W1PK   6/18/2013 3:56:00 PM
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You've heard of a security blanket? That's his decision tree.

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Don Swaab   6/18/2013 8:53:57 PM
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I wonder how he earned a second-story corner office with wood paneling and a view?

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Don Swaab   6/19/2013 3:55:27 PM
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He's an outside consultant.

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Parreco   6/19/2013 8:39:29 PM
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New plant manager....same branch!!

Parreco
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Parreco   6/19/2013 8:45:08 PM
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Bill's design challenge left him stumped!!!

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NoNIckName_#2   6/19/2013 11:14:36 PM
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And they say engineers don't grow on trees!

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elPresidente   6/20/2013 4:29:04 AM
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Him? That's the surprisingly inexpensive SAP consultant we found in the Yellow Pages.

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elPresidente   6/20/2013 4:31:28 AM
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Michael Dell goes out on a limb against tablet competitors with his 24" screened laptop

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The profit   6/20/2013 8:16:42 PM
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We told him no one is going to cut down the tree but he misses Berkeley.

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NoNIckName_#2   6/21/2013 8:56:06 PM
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We need a branch trimmer and you hired a branch manager (sigh). Well, we'll just have to make do.

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jkdrum   6/24/2013 2:08:14 PM
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Right now he is reviewing the plans for his wire nest.

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jkdrum   6/24/2013 2:13:34 PM
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I know hes a bit eccentric, but, I just get the feeling that he is always looking down on us.

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bnowak0   6/25/2013 6:15:08 PM
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He prefers to send out his Tweets from up there...

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NoNIckName_#2   6/27/2013 8:31:23 PM
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Wally says he'll jump down as soon as he calculates his terminal impact velocity and checks the OSHA guidelines.

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rick merritt   7/30/2013 7:08:47 PM
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A classic engineering response!

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WireMan0   7/3/2013 1:52:38 PM
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He's trying a levitation experiment he saw on "Mythbusters."

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Get out of the trees
rick merritt   7/30/2013 7:22:22 PM
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Too many bad tree puns for me this month!

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@rickmerritt  I agree!  :-)

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