You Might Be an Engineer If . . . You’re Looking for More of These Goofy Descriptions

I’ll bet these are ones you haven’t seen before.
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    Ok, here we go again. Only these descriptions of how you can tell you're an engineer are fresh. We searched hi and low for new descriptions, and we made u a bunch of them.

    So have fun.

    Our earlier versions of "You Might Be an Engineer If" are in the related links below.

  • Engineering jokes, you might be an engineer if

    If the numbers 1.414 and 0.707 look familiar.

    (Image source: Chegg.com)

  • Engineering jokes, you might be an engineer if

    Your IQ is more than your weight.

    (Image source: wikihow.com)

  • Engineering jokes, you might be an engineer if

    You’re lying in the hospital bed asking the nurse how the light on your finger is measuring oxygen level (and then hold your breath to test it).

    (Image source: Walmart.com)

  • Engineering jokes, you might be an engineer if

    If you know constants, conversions and orders of magnitude better than you know addition and subtraction.

    (Image source: Appslice.co)

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    You tried to build Transformer toys out of Legos as a kid.

    (Image source: Legos)

  • Engineering jokes, you might be an engineer if

    You’ve already calculated how much you make per second.

    (Image source: Trader2Trader)

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    You have used coat hangers and duct tape for something other than hanging coats and taping ducts.

    (Image source: Chica and Jo)

  • Engineering jokes, you might be an engineer if

    You tried to invent various Lego contraptions in the hope of making money when you were a kid.

    (Image source: Legos)

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    You have a watch or clock that automatically synchronizes itself, and/or you have a bookmark on your browser pointing to the atomic clock.

    (Image source: ESO Announcement)

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    You have a NASA app on your phone.

    (Image source: NASA)

  • Engineering jokes, you might be an engineer if

    You not only know the names of the astronauts but the exact date and time of the first lunar landing (3:17 PM CDT, July 20, 1969).

    (Image source: NASA)

  • Engineering jokes, you might be an engineer if

    Someone comments on the mirage effect in the desert as a reflection of water you must correct them since it is actually refraction of light.

    (Image source: hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu)

  • Engineering jokes, you might be an engineer if

    You've ever said, "Oh yes, it's supposed to look like that."

    (Image Source: geekologie.com)

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    Not only do you keep old computers, but you’ve actually checked eBay to see how much it would cost to buy an MITS Altair 8800 or a IMSAI 8080.

    (Image source: oldcomputers.net)

  • Engineering jokes, you might be an engineer if

    You’re always quick to point out that Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, and Mark Zukerberg are not really engineers, they’re marketers.

    (Image source: corporatebytes.in)

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    You walk into a room and notice that a picture is hanging crooked so you buy a CAD system and spend the next six months designing a solar-powered, self-adjusting picture frame while often stating aloud your belief that the inventor of the nail was a total moron.

    (Image source: onthehouse.com)

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    You know the direction the water swirls when you flush.

    (Image source: Gizmodo)

  • Engineering jokes, you might be an engineer if

    You know what http:// stands for.

    (Image source: Vickram Singh)

  • Engineering jokes, you might be an engineer if

    You've already calculated how much you make per second.

    (image source: Trader2Trader)

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    You log the time it takes to get to your building’s parking lot by weekday and the time you arrived at the Southern and Eubank intersection street light (the point where no backup has occurred yet due to the security gate authorization), then plot the data to determine the latest possible arrival at the intersection to get to the parking lot by 7:45 a.m. at the latest. However, you remove any outliers during weeks related to holiday weekends due to vacations and of course, school holidays when parents might have to take the day off. You determine the latest time to arrive at Southern and Eubank on average for Monday through Thursday is 7:15 a.m., but Fridays are as late as 7:40.

    (Image source: Flikr)

 

Rob Spiegel has covered automation and control for 19 years, 17 of them for Design News . Other topics he has covered include supply chain technology, alternative energy, and cyber security. For 10 years, he was owner and publisher of the food magazine Chile Pepper.

 

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