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bpaddock   1/10/2012 1:42:19 PM
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Max you must have missed my blog on: "Are Embedded System Engineers more adulterous than other Engineers?" http://blog.softwaresafety.net/2010/03/are-embedded-system-engineers-more.html "Yes, an engineer will pursue an affair so that the wife and the mistress will think he is with the other woman so he could sneak to the office to catch up on work." :-)

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ReneCardenas   1/9/2012 9:56:50 PM
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David, Although my daughters may agree and share our opinion regarding charming politicians. They appreciate the resourcefulness of an engineer. Who would you rather get stranded with on a deserted island? LoL, do you own appendectomy and WAIT till gets inspected... what kind of masochist is that!!

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David Ashton   1/8/2012 8:11:13 PM
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There you go!!

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seaEE   1/7/2012 11:19:48 PM
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I hope these were dual CMOS 555's as then we can have a parallel universes. I hope you used large values for R and C, other wise our time may almost be (gulp!)...

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Max The Magnificent   1/7/2012 8:53:52 PM
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I don't think I ever heard of an engineer spending his/her R&D funds on anything but R&D :-)

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David Ashton   1/6/2012 11:46:17 PM
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Actually I DO know someone whose daughter married a politician. The guy is currently being investigated for using official funds to pay for brothel visits. Now how often do you hear of an engineer doing this with his R&D funds?

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David Ashton   1/6/2012 11:42:45 PM
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Of course not - she should marry an engineer!

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Max The Magnificent   1/6/2012 11:35:54 PM
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Politicians have their place, but you wouldn't want your daughter to marry one :-)

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David Ashton   1/6/2012 11:21:19 PM
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I'm glad someone else does this sort of thing. I destroyed a remote control chip and melted half my breadboard before I noticed and burned my finger on it. (Note to self - gotta build a foldback power supply for that breadboard...)

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David Ashton   1/6/2012 11:18:54 PM
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My answer (to the criticism of engineers, not to the quiz....) is that politicians have got great social skills but they can't DO anything. Who would you rather have around?

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