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

... you window shop at Radio Shack.

... you would rather get more dots per inch than miles per gallon.

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

... you've ever tried to repair a $5 radio.

... your four basic food groups are 1) Caffeine 2) Fat 3) Sugar and 4) Chocolate.

... your checkbook always balances.

... your dress clothes come from Sears.

... your father sat 2 inches in front of your family's first color TV with a magnifying lens to see how they made the colors, and you grew up thinking that was normal.

... your favorite actor is R2D2.

... your favorite character on Gilligan's Island was "The Professor."

... your favorite James Bond character is "Q," the guy who makes the gadgets.

... your favorite place in San Francisco is the Exploratorium.

... your favorite TV show is "New Yankee Workshop."

... your girlfriend says the way you dress is no reflection on her.

... your idea of a "good read" is the Edmund Scientific catalog.

... your idea of good interpersonal communication means getting the decimal point in the right place.

... your ideal evening consists of fast-forwarding through the latest sci-fi movie looking for technical inaccuracies.

... your Internet bill is higher than your long distance charges.

... your IQ is higher than your weight.

... your laptop cost more than your car.