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betajet
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Workplace accidents are "dn"
betajet   3/3/2014 2:35:46 PM
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"Thanks to our new, Twitter-inspired abbreviations, our workplace accident rate is way dn".

betajet
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George's Yooper joke falls flat.
betajet   3/3/2014 2:47:49 PM
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George's Yooper joke falls flat.

[Regional humor: Yoopers are people from Michigan's Upper Peninsula and are often targets of jokes in Wisconsin and Lower Michigan.]

Parreco
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March Cartoon Caption
Parreco   3/3/2014 3:36:59 PM
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The concept I'm trying to point out here is called "Forecasting Dyslexia"....happens even to the best salesmen!!

Parreco
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Parreco   3/3/2014 4:04:07 PM
No, the picture is NOT upside down.  I'm actually making a statement here.  The letters are NOT "UP"....it's "PU"....this project STINKS!!!

Doug_S
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Doug_S   3/3/2014 6:28:32 PM
Ted was the best salesman anyone had ever seen.  Not only could he make the customers believe up is down, he was even able to sell this to the engineers!  Too bad he was working for an aerospace company.

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mursu   3/3/2014 7:08:55 PM
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"Sure, we missed the project delivery date twice, then the contract was canceled, but here's the upside..."

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Susceptance
Ecspansion   3/3/2014 7:23:15 PM
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If you would like to follow this presentation, it is best to do a head stand.Your Resistance will turn to Conductance and your Reactance will turn to Susceptance..

Mxv
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Mxv   3/3/2014 9:01:14 PM
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In order to lift moral, Major Major has decided to make some changes to our lexicon. From now on your salaries are going ...

seaEE
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March's caption
seaEE   3/3/2014 11:13:51 PM
G'day mates!  I'm pleased to say that sales in the southern hemisphere are ramping up smoothly.

C VanDorne
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C VanDorne   3/7/2014 3:44:22 PM
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Clever.

seaEE
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March's caption
seaEE   3/3/2014 11:20:43 PM
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However, we expect our numbers at the end of this month to be a more traditional "Up", now that the dice have been confiscated.

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TGR0   3/4/2014 2:19:22 PM
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Good one!  We've improved since February's contest!

David Ashton
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David Ashton   3/4/2014 3:54:38 AM
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George (at rear) to Jane: "Hey Jane, this guy must be a manager. right?"

David Ashton
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David Ashton   3/4/2014 3:56:42 AM
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Bob fails to notice that the projector is in "ceiling" mode....

David Ashton
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David Ashton   3/4/2014 4:02:42 AM
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"Now, when we convert from deciBels to deciNepers, the number goes DOWN!

David Ashton
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David Ashton   3/4/2014 4:09:03 AM
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Bob, a veteran PCB designer, had got in to the habit of printing his positives reversed....

David Ashton
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David Ashton   3/4/2014 4:13:20 AM
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"Hey, Jane, I know who he is!  He's the son of that woman who sees everything upside down!"

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rfindley
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"dn" arrows
rfindley   3/4/2014 8:31:08 AM
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Sales Rep: "You guys are gonna love this!  Our new 'dn' arrow stickers have MUCH better specs, and they're only $0.10 more!"

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Leave it to Marketing
TItim   3/4/2014 11:39:26 AM
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It's our new marketing slogan, "Down is the new Up!"

Some Guy
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The Derivative of the Intersection is Down
Some Guy   3/4/2014 11:40:37 AM
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As you can clearly see, last month the derivative of the Intersection of sets was down. Way down.

Some Guy
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Ozzie Slide Set
Some Guy   3/4/2014 11:43:15 AM
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Oops. Must have opened the slides meant for use in Australia.

Some Guy
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Ozzie Sales are Up!
Some Guy   3/4/2014 11:46:44 AM
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And, from the Sydney office, Australian results are up. Way up!

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bmarks018   3/4/2014 11:47:51 AM
DOWN is the new UP.

bnowak0
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bnowak0   3/4/2014 11:54:47 AM
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Unapologetically, Bob was proud he saved some time by recycling last quarter's projected sales presentation to update the CEO's.

bnowak0
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March caption
bnowak0   3/4/2014 12:00:59 PM
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Meanwhile, at the Holistic Eye Care Conference...

C VanDorne
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C VanDorne   3/7/2014 3:47:22 PM
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Best, except for mine. :) 

Monkey_noise
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New design
Monkey_noise   3/4/2014 12:02:01 PM
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Thanks to the new sticker design, the arrow will always be correct, up or dn.

Tiger Joe
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Thinking outside the box
Tiger Joe   3/4/2014 12:23:04 PM
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- So, what do we see here?

- I've got it : "Lowercase d and n just entered the room !"

- Very good sir, you win our monthly "Thinking outside the box" award.

TGR0
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Turnaround CEO
TGR0   3/4/2014 2:11:03 PM
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The board has selected me as your new CEO because they feel the company needs a new direction.  As this slide shows, I'm an expert at turnarounds.

TGR0
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New direction
TGR0   3/4/2014 2:12:40 PM
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The board has selected me as your new CEO because they feel the company needs a new direction.  So I invented one.  I call it "dn".

mhrackin
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mhrackin   3/4/2014 3:07:14 PM
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This is the new design for the cursor for the 17-inch tablet.  Still needs some work, though.

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Re: March Caption Contest
templar781   3/4/2014 3:22:51 PM
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Everyone supported the Project Manager as he bravely battled the rare disorder Upside-Down Dyslexia, but it still made presentations a pain in the neck.

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NoNIckName_#2   3/4/2014 4:23:12 PM
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The head of shipping conducting a seminar on proper handling procedures

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Paradigm
dgreigml1   3/4/2014 5:52:18 PM
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Dear Ladies and Gentlemen, this is how I envisage the way forward for the company, a "Paradigm Shift In Direction".

type6
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type6   3/5/2014 1:40:09 AM
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 Barney explained his new graphical symbol for an inverted increment pointer called UP

Arlon Carroll
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Arlon Carroll   3/5/2014 11:13:44 AM
OK, Everyone stand on your head...

BrainiacVI
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BrainiacVI   3/5/2014 12:52:11 PM
Good news, we finally identified the reason the cartons were being shipped upside down, the loaders were reading the label as "Down". Since changing the label would cost money, we are replacing the current workforce with illiterates and expect the savings to drop immediately to the bottomline.

BrainiacVI
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BrainiacVI   3/5/2014 12:58:33 PM
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I'm sure no one here will be surprised to learn that our shipping department is incapable of reading this correctly and instead of training or improving the label, management has decided our task is to redesign the product so orientation doesn't matter.

eetcowie
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eetcowie   3/5/2014 5:10:11 PM
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"I was hiding under your porch because I love you.

SQUIRREL!"

(for fans of the cartoon movie, UP).

eetcowie
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eetcowie   3/5/2014 5:13:19 PM
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"This is the last time we will ever see this word. On board my space station, it is irrelevant."

Wnderer
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March Caption Contest
Wnderer   3/5/2014 5:16:54 PM
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Hey! These caption contests are supposed to be about engineering not political strategy!

eetcowie
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eetcowie   3/5/2014 5:22:32 PM
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"I appologize for the bad font, but fortunately the customer gave us a head's-up with this handy arrow to help us know that  dn  meant DOWN."

eetcowie
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eetcowie   3/5/2014 5:26:52 PM
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"Here is the new company logo, for Arrow Distributing."

eetcowie
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eetcowie   3/5/2014 5:36:00 PM
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"...the output of our direction-finder, model B, after I told it to go to hell..."

Wnderer
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Wnderer   3/5/2014 6:02:01 PM
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If uP stands for microprocessor then this symbol must refer to the opposite of a microprocessor.

raslaje
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raslaje   3/6/2014 9:00:24 AM
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Google's new video translator.

 

HTS Engineer
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HTS Engineer   3/6/2014 9:04:42 PM
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My new compression algorithm utilizes visual cues while removing extraneous vowels. I'm working on this for Google Maps so Google Earth will work on your watch.

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NoNIckName_#2   3/7/2014 1:06:41 PM
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The moment in the executive briefing on quality control preceeding Bob's new membership in the company's alumni club

C VanDorne
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Caption winner?
C VanDorne   3/7/2014 3:37:07 PM
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"Your raises are in, and I'm happy to annouce..."

type6
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type6   3/8/2014 2:02:21 PM
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Once again, Ralph had trouble with the chinese device drivers.

Denis.Giri
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Denis.Giri   3/9/2014 4:22:25 PM
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I see everyone has their antigravity boots on

Wnderer
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Wnderer   3/12/2014 4:52:30 PM
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After you pass this course, you will be allowed to use lidless ceramic coffee cups like me. Now what is wrong with this picture?

Jefe
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Jefe   3/19/2014 4:24:48 PM
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Billy was all confident on resolving the volume down part number shortage that was going to stop production: "... keep building with the UP buttons that we still have, just invert them, it will still infer to lower the volume. UP in capitals goes for shouting, dn in lower case goes for lower..."

Billy was explaining his idea to reduce part numbers at the cost savings workshop"... buy only one part and use it up or down..."

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Jefe   3/19/2014 4:33:00 PM
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Billy was explaining his idea to reduce part numbers at the cost savings workshop"... buy only one part and use it up or down..."

type6
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type6   3/14/2014 10:55:41 AM
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At CERN, some scientists observe a bubble tank image of a recently discovered particle. "Now you EE guys, go build a detector for it" explained Albert

Parreco
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March Cartoon Caption
Parreco   3/14/2014 3:13:27 PM
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Yes, salaries are up this year....and if you like your doctor, you can keep him!!

Stargzer
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March Caption Contest
Stargzer   3/18/2014 3:39:57 PM
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This presentation was prepared by our Government Contracting Division.

Stargzer
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Stargzer   3/18/2014 3:42:57 PM
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Bob from HHS begins his status update on the Afordable Care Act web site.

Stargzer
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Stargzer   3/18/2014 4:30:12 PM
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Bob's audience suddenly realizes that he is totally unfamiliar with the projects's basic concepts.

Stargzer
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Stargzer   3/18/2014 4:32:34 PM
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Bob says to Carol, "I think I've seen enough of this contract proposal!"

Stargzer
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Stargzer   3/18/2014 4:39:53 PM
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Bob didn't realize that Daniel Guidera had contracted out the lower-case "n" in the diagram.

seantellis
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The Redefinition Brief
seantellis   3/19/2014 10:58:32 AM
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Our latest logo redesign is very clean, with just black text on a white background.

NoNIckName_#2
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March Caption
NoNIckName_#2   3/19/2014 12:26:27 PM
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Bob's demo of the company's new Maps application has a minor hickup.

eetcowie
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eetcowie   3/20/2014 4:19:37 PM
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Board Meeting at the Department of Transportation:


"Let's move on to the next topic, now that we have approved this new 'ONE WAY' street sign..."

eetcowie
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eetcowie   3/20/2014 4:24:11 PM
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"This just came in, about the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370..."

eetcowie
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eetcowie   3/20/2014 4:31:58 PM
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"...you are HERE, and then..."

NoNIckName_#2
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NoNIckName_#2   3/22/2014 12:55:13 PM
The incoming FAA director proposes adding a new question to the pilot's qualification exam.

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another nickname   3/23/2014 12:17:56 PM
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Spontaeous symmetry breaking in 'up' quark

Don Swaab
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Don Swaab   3/24/2014 11:34:53 AM
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Watch out for those spin doctors from Marketing. They will try to tell you that up is down.

Don Swaab
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Don Swaab   3/24/2014 11:40:20 AM
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That's the last time I create a PowerPoint presentation using relative coordinates.

TFCSD
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March's Caption Contest Is Up, Or Is It Down?
TFCSD   3/25/2014 1:24:44 AM
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Look at the arrow, "dN" means down. If the arrow was pointing up we would have used "UP".

TFCSD
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March's Caption Contest Is Up, Or Is It Down?
TFCSD   3/25/2014 1:36:56 AM
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Why yes I am using my tablet to do my presentation

TFCSD
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March's Caption Contest Is Up, Or Is It Down?
TFCSD   3/25/2014 2:12:52 AM
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By using the same tried and tested "UP" training  program on you engineers we hope to overcome your lack of people skills and that "know it all" attitude thus improving project cooperation and product quality.

TFCSD
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March's Caption Contest Is Up, Or Is It Down?
TFCSD   3/25/2014 2:24:46 AM
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By just adding this one symbol to our packaging to insure proper UP orientation our product field failures and returns were reduced by 50%.

TFCSD
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March's Caption Contest Is Up, Or Is It Down?
TFCSD   3/25/2014 2:28:17 AM
Great news, quality is UP.

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Re: March's Caption Contest Is Up, Or Is It Down?
surayabay   3/30/2014 3:42:53 PM
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Welcome to another "Common Cause" planning meeting!

TFCSD
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March's Caption Contest Is Up, Or Is It Down?
TFCSD   3/25/2014 2:30:42 AM
Great news, coding errors are down.

BrainiacVI
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BrainiacVI   3/28/2014 12:48:05 PM
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Once again, management revealed they didn't know up from down.

BrainiacVI
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BrainiacVI   3/28/2014 12:52:28 PM
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"...and we feel this new label design will work in either orientation, saving the company money."

BrainiacVI
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BrainiacVI   3/28/2014 12:54:32 PM
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The first slide revealed, once again, Karl had loaded the slides upside down in the carousel.

eetcowie
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eetcowie   3/28/2014 5:32:05 PM
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"Someone already ownes the expression, '...as I pointed OUT...', so I'm using 'pointed DOWN'.

eetcowie
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eetcowie   3/28/2014 5:33:44 PM
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"The DEVIL made me do it!"

eetcowie
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eetcowie   3/28/2014 5:55:06 PM
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"Having a mind of its own, the projector thought it was being funny."

eetcowie
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eetcowie   3/28/2014 6:02:02 PM
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"The safety department came up with this...and written on the back, says, 'watch your feet so you won't trip'. After the first month, falling is down 50%. But what went UP by 50% is: smashing into walls!"

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cartoon caption
drmrs   3/29/2014 4:49:51 PM
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Remember, the toliet seat is in this position for women.  drmrs  3/30/2014

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NoNIckName_#2   3/30/2014 6:49:16 PM
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The Australian engineers were dumbfounded when US-based HR announced that in order to encourage all employees at all global locations to "pull in the same direction," UP is now the skyward direction at corporate headquarters in New York for everyone.

TFCSD
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March's Caption Contest Is Up, Or Is It Down?
TFCSD   3/30/2014 7:22:59 PM
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Purchacing got a great price on these ceiling projectors and you engineers are always bragging about your ability to adapt, so adapt.

TFCSD
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March's Caption Contest Is Up, Or Is It Down?
TFCSD   3/30/2014 7:31:11 PM
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 We found a solution for those second sourced parts we used.

TFCSD
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March's Caption Contest Is Up, Or Is It Down?
TFCSD   3/30/2014 7:34:23 PM
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With a little correction in our documentation, those out sourced parts work perfectly.

TFCSD
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March's Caption Contest Is Up, Or Is It Down?
TFCSD   3/30/2014 7:48:48 PM
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BTW, next time remember to collect all your team's work before announcing layoffs.

TFCSD
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March's Caption Contest Is Up, Or Is It Down?
TFCSD   3/30/2014 8:11:16 PM
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 Yes, I have to proof read my own presentations because no one else knows this material well enough.

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Re: March's Caption Contest Is Up, Or Is It Down?
wilber_xbox   3/31/2014 7:45:14 AM
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I just want to emphasize that we are looking at these results upside down.

wilber_xbox
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Re: March's Caption Contest Is Up, Or Is It Down?
wilber_xbox   3/31/2014 7:47:13 AM
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management meeting: the overall employee moral is down but this does not matter as our finances are up again.

David Ashton
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David Ashton   4/4/2014 7:05:02 PM
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Manager: ""When it seems to be "down", see it as "up"!  Always make the best of a bad situation!  When life gives you lemons, make lemonade....."

George (in a whisper) to Jane: "Don'cha just love these management pep talks??"

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David Ashton   4/6/2014 9:32:00 PM
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George (at rear)  "I'm feeling a bit Down.  I'm fed Up waiting for April's Caption Comp....."

 

Caleb Kraft
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Re: March Caption Comp
Caleb Kraft   4/7/2014 9:26:40 AM
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Sorry, we had EELive! Expect the new one soon

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David Ashton   4/7/2014 4:37:32 PM
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HI Caleb

> Sorry, we had EELive! 

Yeah, I know, and I wasn't there :-(((   Next year hopefully.

> Expect the new one soon

Looking forward to it.  And I hope you know by now not to take my whingeing too seriously!!!

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