You Might be an Engineer If... (Part Three)

... you have a habit of destroying things in order to see how they work.

... you have ever debated who was a better captain: Kirk or Picard.

... you have ever owned a calculator with no equals key and know what PRN stands for.

... you have ever purchased an appliance "as-is".

... you have ever saved the power cord from a broken appliance.

... you have ever taken the back off your TV just to see what's inside.

... you have introduced your kids by the wrong name.

... you have modified your can opener to be microprocessor driven.

... you have more friends on the Internet than in real life.

... you have never backed up your hard drive.

... you have never bought any new underwear or socks for yourself since you have been married.

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

... you just don't have the heart to throw away the 100-in-1 electronics kit you got for your ninth birthday.

... you know how to take the cover off your computer and what size screwdriver to use.

... you know the altitude limits for turning on and off electronic equipment on commercial flights.

... you know the direction the water swirls when you flush.

... you know what "http://" stands for.

... you look forward to Christmas only to put together the kids' toys.

... you own official "Star Trek" anything.

... you own one or more white short-sleeve dress shirts.