Engineering Practical Jokes
6/22/2011 2:10 PM EDT
Think you've seen some awesome bachelor-party pranks? They're nothing compared to this...
post comment 11 comments last comment Bob Lacovara
What an outrage! This is an intolerable prank for several reasons. (1) Where's the coffee? How do ...
4/1/2011 5:01 AM EDT
Searching for a great engineering prank today? Search no more!
post comment 1 comment last comment Douglas.Stunkard
Remember the good old days of DOS, when you could open command.com with a simple text editor and ...
4/1/2011 12:01 AM EDT
What's the funniest engineering practical joke? One that involves a sales guy.
post comment 2 comments last comment David Ashton
OOPS. Just. I'm a pretty good speller but I'm a dlysixec typsit, ko?
3/17/2011 6:16 AM EDT
Time to vote for best engineering practical joke of the first quarter
post comment 6 comments last comment zeeglen
Being engineers we should be able to design new improved whoopee cushions by April 1. Here is a ...
2/16/2011 8:00 AM EST
A snap of the fingers and, voila, phantom display artifacts
post comment 2 comments last comment robbie
My first job out of school was for a hardware virtual reality company (mid 90's). We had a simulated ...
2/15/2011 7:50 PM EST
Remember when you could smoke in the workplace? Some new hires sure do.
post comment 6 comments last comment RES
Back in the mid 1960's I was working as a design engineer in an integrated circuits goup at one of ...
Chris de Courcy-Bower
2/10/2011 2:51 AM EST
When you gotta go, you gotta go, but there are ways to modify one's behavior
post comment 4 comments last comment Jeff.Petro
And every electrical utility company has a story about some guy who relieved himself on a high ...
2/9/2011 7:40 PM EST
It's all fun and games until you nearly set the office on fire
post comment 6 comments last comment BDSmith
In the late 70s, I had a job servicing line printers for a number of clients where we installed ...
2/9/2011 2:35 PM EST
The demo wasn't actually working but that wasn't going to matter...until the power went out
post comment 12 comments last comment Duane Benson
Years ago I was responsible for all of the demo equipment in a tradeshow booth. Over night, we kept ...
2/3/2011 1:20 PM EST
Engineering practical jokes from DesignCon 2011 in Santa Clara, Calif.
post comment 20 comments last comment Ham Salad
Our manager commandeered the company van, our vehicle for picking up supplies and parts, for his own ...