slowshooter wrote:Indaswamp wrote:SpinnerMan wrote:Glimmerjim wrote:vincentpa wrote:Slow, have they ever made a poll of which direction engineers lean? I wonder why,
I would say 85-90% engineers are conservative, even gubment ones.
You can tell the conservative ones by their pocket protectors!
I don't think I have ever seen anyone wear a pocket protector. Grandpa, it's the 21st century, they went out before the 8 track, another thing I don't believe I have ever seen used.
my uncle wore them religiously before he retired....
I'm the only person I know that still has a functioning slide rule.
Actually, now you know 2. Although anything beyond mutiplication & division I've forgotten how to do on eitiher of them. My uncle gave me his really nice one from way-way back. Even does the trig functions, or so he told me...just have to flip the inset part over to do trig stuff. I Also have a smaller 6" sized one that is more basic, does the multiply & divide stuff. Tried showing my son, he's completely uninterested
When the zombie apocalyse comes, I'll be able to still do my calcs.
'cause I have a solar calculator