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Max The Magnificent
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A different perspective
Max The Magnificent   8/8/2013 5:19:49 PM
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How about: "EE Times shows you how to look at things with a different perspective"?

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Re: A different perspective
patrick.mannion   8/9/2013 1:03:01 PM
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Or, "EETimes: Keeping you out of the information chasm"

Or,

Her: "Did you bring the rope?"

Him: "Err...."

 

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Re: A different perspective
Max The Magnificent   8/9/2013 1:45:50 PM
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@Patrick: Her: "Did you bring the rope?" Him: "Err...."

And how is your good wife? LOL

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Re: A different perspective
MeasurementBlues   8/9/2013 3:44:29 PM
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"Hey dude, I get five bars up here. Gotta put this on facebook."

"Hey dude, no bars up here. Might as well jump."

 

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Pass me my...
Max The Magnificent   8/9/2013 3:59:59 PM
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I think that if I were standing there, I would be saying "Please hand me my brown corduroy trousers!" :-)

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I'm in
rick merritt   8/8/2013 5:59:17 PM
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Man, I find that photo hard to look at. I keep wanting to scream--get out of there!

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Max The Magnificent   8/8/2013 6:12:52 PM
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@Rick: Man, I find that photo hard to look at....

I know ... you could not pay me enough to get me to stand on that thing...

Or is that your suggestion for a caption? :-)

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Susan Rambo   8/8/2013 9:04:16 PM
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Thanks, Max. Frightening picture but maybe more scary for us than them....from their perspective they can't see that the bottom of the rock is only touching air. I hope readers get a chance to join us for the chat. The first two chats we've done been fun and interesting.

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(photo) Not a good time for an earthquake
DrQuine   8/8/2013 9:36:53 PM
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(photo caption) "Not a good time for an earthquake"

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Re: (photo) Not a good time for an earthquake
Max The Magnificent   8/9/2013 10:29:36 AM
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@DrQuine: "Not a good time for an earthquake"

Can you imagine standing there and then feeling the first motions...

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David Ashton   8/8/2013 11:07:15 PM
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"Did you see where my cellphone went?"

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Max The Magnificent   8/9/2013 10:30:27 AM
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@David: "Did you see where my cellphone went?"

You're "projecting" again :-)

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junko.yoshida   8/9/2013 11:23:03 AM
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"What you don't know won't hurt you"

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yrbndr   8/9/2013 12:49:10 PM
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Kinda reminds me of what it felt like passing a kidney stone..............

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Max The Magnificent   8/9/2013 1:44:53 PM
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@yrbndr: Kinda reminds me of what it felt like passing a kidney stone...

Is this a suggestion for a caption, or are you just reminiscing?

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Max The Magnificent   8/9/2013 1:43:22 PM
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@Junko: "What you don't know won't hurt you"


They say "ignorence is bliss" ... so why aren't I happier? (LOL)

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David Ashton   8/8/2013 11:14:28 PM
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You don't say Max, but I believe this was taken at a place called Preikestolen (Pulpit Rock) in Norway, which is on my list of places I'd like to go to before I die.  There's some photos here

http://www.visitnorway.com/en/Product/?pid=31157

but I have a nice PPS about it if you'd like...I believe it includes your photo or one similar, bit it's at home and I'm at work......

 

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Max The Magnificent   8/9/2013 10:31:19 AM
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@David: ...but I have a nice PPS about it if you'd like...I believe it includes your photo or one similar, bit it's at home and I'm at work......

Please do email that to me whan you get home

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David Ashton   8/10/2013 6:21:15 AM
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Done

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prabhakar_deosthali   8/9/2013 1:55:00 AM
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"A tunnel junction Diode perhaps?"

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Zax
Duane Benson   8/9/2013 10:19:33 AM
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Now I know why neither the North-going Zax nor the South-going Zax would step aside.

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kfield   8/9/2013 10:22:48 AM
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"Between a rock and a hard place."

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Max The Magnificent   8/9/2013 10:33:57 AM
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@kfield: "Between a rock and a hard place."

Good one! LOL

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kfield   8/9/2013 10:37:24 AM
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@Max Do I win? :-)

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Max The Magnificent   8/9/2013 10:59:08 AM
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@kfield: Do I win? :-)

We will see ... in the meantime, we need to start looking for our next "image of the week" :-)

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David Ashton   8/10/2013 6:23:19 AM
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I thought about putting that in but didn't, as Max specified "EETimes related": captions.  Then again, a lot of engineers spend a lot of time in exactly that position, so I guess it IS topical.... :-)

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Crusty1   8/9/2013 11:14:34 AM
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One push and it was in: now they want it back up on the cliff!!!!

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Max The Magnificent   8/9/2013 1:42:15 PM
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@Crusty: "One push and it was in: now they want it back up on the cliff!!!!"

LOL This is definately the best thus far ... I take it you are recalling a management story from the past... LOL

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Crusty1   8/10/2013 3:35:49 AM
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@Max :  I take it you are recalling a management story from the past...

Your about right many managers can only think of the task to be undertaken and not what the fall back position needs to be, or the task that needs to follow the one they have embarked on.

I once had a great lady manager who said she hated me because I could visualise the materials and fabrication required to get her idea engineered into the real world.

I think that was only reason she hated me? Though she did mention that I am arrogant, self opionated, have a foul temper, until the first cup of tea has been taken  on arriving at work, after which I am sweetness and light and that I am always right.

No she did not become Mrs Crusty.

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David Ashton   8/10/2013 6:31:46 AM
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@Crusty: "No she did not become Mrs Crusty."   I'm glad you put that in.  It's amazing how many stories like that DO end like that!

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Max The Magnificent   8/10/2013 12:19:41 PM
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@Crusty: I once had a great lady manager who said she hated me because I could visualise the materials and fabrication required to get her idea engineered into the real world.

That seems strange ... but managers are often strange...

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Why?
Max The Magnificent   8/9/2013 10:32:37 AM
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How about: "Can you see that man over there? I wonder why he's jumping up and down and waving at us so frantically..."



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