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(this should be a chuckle..)  Make them true if possible!


You know you are a tech geek when....


You find resistors in the dryer lint trap..

You have 2,000 bulbs and 50 batteries, but not one working Flashlight..  


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When the testing is complete there will be... cake.

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You wife finds small round silver balls in the bathroom sink and thinks her fillings are coming out, rather than you have been wetting your soldering iron sponge. (true)
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Or when you have had to apologize to your wife for burning a hole in the dining room tablecloth (carpet, family pet, etc) with said soldering iron..

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When the testing is complete there will be... cake.

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The postman starts to just drop all packages in your garage, after getting tired of daily writing a note  smiley-grin
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Your neighbour doesn't accept the packages any more (but there are always other neighbours who do  smiley-roll
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You get big boxes the size and thickness of a Metropoliltan area Yellow Pages that turn out to be parts catalogs from Mouser, Newark, MSC, ...
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Your wife gave you a component/part and said "I don't know what it is but I know it's yours. You still want it? I found it in the kitchen." (true) It was a 22pF cap. Just that you all know, I have 1000 22pF, 1000 100nF and will have 1000 tactile switches smiley
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she volunteers to solder those little tiny SSOP parts onto DIP adapters for you.
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You order a dozen tactile buttons and the C&K sales representative calls to find out how they can help you get ready for the big roll-out.
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You have 2,000 bulbs and 50 batteries, but not one working Flashlight..  


What if you're a flashlight geek?

Okay, could still be true! smiley

I wouldn't call myself a flashlight geek, but it's true that anywhere in my apartment, I'm within about 8' of at least one. But I don't mod them. (Or haven't yet)

... people talk about Transformers, and you wonder how a cartoon / movie about paired inductors could be that popular.
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You've no idea where your passport, housing contract etc are but all your components are in the right compartments (or on your workench).
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....your best friend (Tiffany Yep) is a model, but what really caught your attention is that she's also an engineer, which is why you're best friends...

...your collection of old computer hardware weighs more than you do, even through you're really overweight...
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When you spend $500 on a computer JUST for coding...

When you own 10+ Arduino boards...
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