You May Be an Engineer if
You introduce your wife as "email@example.com".
Your spouse sends you e-mail instead of calling you to dinner.
You can quote whole scenes from any Monty Python movie.
You want an 8X DVD drive for your computer for Christmas.
Dilbert is your hero.
You stare at an orange juice container because it says "concentrate."
You can name six Star Trek episodes.
The only jokes you hear any more are through e-mail.
Your wristwatch has more computing power than a 386.
Your idea of good interpersonal communication means getting the decimal point in the right place.
You look forward to Christmas only to put together the kids' toys.
You used a CAD package to design your son's pine wood derby car.
You have ever used coat hangers and duct tape for anything other than hanging coats and taping ducts.
Everyone know at Christmas you'll be the one pointing out the burnt-out bulbs on the tree.
You window shop at Radio Shack.
Your ideal evening consists of fast-forwarding through the latest sci-fi movie, looking for technical inaccuracies.
You have a "Dilbert" comic displayed anywhere in your work area.
You carry on a one-hour debate over the expected results of a test that actually takes five minutes to run.
You are convinced you can build a phaser out of your garage door opener and your Camera's flash attachment.
You don't even know where the cover to your personal computer is.
You have modified your can-opener to be microprocessor driven.
You know the direction the water swirls when you flush.
You own an "Official Star Trek" anything.
You have ever taken the back off a TV just to see what's inside.
A team of you and your co-workers have modified the antenna on the radio in your work area for better reception.
You ever burned down a gymnasium with your Science Fair project.
You are currently gathering the components to build your own nuclear reactor.
You own one or more white short-sleeve dress shirts.
You have never backed-up your hard drive.
You realize personal computers are actually only good for playing games, but are afraid to say it out loud.
You truly believe aliens are living among us.
You have ever saved the power cord from a broken appliance.
You have ever purchased an electronic appliance "as-is".
You see a good design and still have to change it.
The salespeople at Circuit City can't answer any of your questions.
You still own a slide rule and remember how to work it.
The thought never enters your mind that a CD might refer to finance or music.
You own a set of itty-bitty screwdrivers, but you don't remember where they are.
You rotate your screensaver more frequently than your automobile tires.
You have a functional home copier, but your toaster turns bread into charcoal.
You have more toys than your kids.
Your wife needs a checklist to turn on the TV.
You have ever introduced your kids by the wrong name.
You have a habit of destroying things in order to see how they work.
Your I. Q. is higher than your weight.
When the microphone or audio-visual equipment malfunctions, you rush to the front to fix it.
You can remember your computer passwords, but not your anniversary.
You've memorized the Discovery channel's program schedule but have seen most of the shows already.
You have ever owned a calculator with no equals key.
You know what RPN stands for.
Your father sat two inches in front of your family's first color TV with a magnifying lens to see how the color was made and you thought that was normal.
You keep a screwdriver in your desk just to take the cover off your computer.
You can type 70 words a minute but can't read your own handwriting.
People at a party groan when you pick out the music.
You can't remember where you parked your car for the 3rd time this week.
You set up the sound system for your senior prom.
Your checkbook always balances.
Your wristwatch has more buttons than a telephone.
You have more friends on the Internet than in real life.
You thought the real heroes of "Apollo 13" were the mission controllers.
You think that when people around you yawn, it's because they didn't get enough sleep.
You know what "http:/" stands for.
You've ever tried to repair a $5.00 radio.
You have a neatly sorted collection of old bolts and nuts in your garage.
Your three-year-old son asks why the sky is blue and you start to explain atmospheric absorption theory.
Your laptop cost more than your car.
Your four basic food groups are: Caffeine, Fat, Sugar, and Chocolate.
You actually get these jokes and send your friends this