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  1. TN

    TN Hey baby, want a hot dog?

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    two engineers in my office: "blah blah blah, yada yada yada, something something, uni-vac."

    me: "what's a uni-vac?"

    Engineer 1 looks at engineer 2.

    Engineer 1: "what? you don't know what a uni-vac is?"

    They look each other for a second then laughter erupts between them.

    I turn around & keep working.
    :rolleyes: :crazy::nerd::disgust1:
     

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  2. gonefirefightin

    gonefirefightin free wieners

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    ask them if they know what a vagina is?

    or better yet, if they would want to go snipe hunting this weekend!
     
  3. jimmydean

    jimmydean The Official Meat of Ridemonkey

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    I wonder who Univac will pick this year?
     
  4. Spero

    Spero ass rainbow

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    Ask them if they know what a Kansas city car wash is.
     
  5. vtjim

    vtjim Beware of Milo & Otis

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    Or a Tallahassee Dump Truck?
     
  6. BurlyShirley

    BurlyShirley Rex Grossman Will Rise Again

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    A Univac is just one vac.
     
  7. CrabJoe StretchPants

    CrabJoe StretchPants Reincarnated Crab Walking Head Spinning Bruce Dick

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    I'm an engineer and don't know what a univac is.


    I must suck at my job.
     
  8. Spero

    Spero ass rainbow

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  9. jonKranked

    jonKranked Press Button, Receive Stupid

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  10. vtjim

    vtjim Beware of Milo & Otis

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    We're cutting edge! :biggrin:

    Does anyone actually know what it means?
     
  11. BurlyShirley

    BurlyShirley Rex Grossman Will Rise Again

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    I bet it's a unisex penis pump. :confused:
     
  12. Secret Squirrel

    Secret Squirrel There is no Justice!

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    Ask them about what a Toledo Tube Sock is...
     
  13. MMike

    MMike A fowl peckerwood.

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    I know what Univac is.

    It followed ENIAC.
     
  14. Pat Tellier

    Pat Tellier Chimp

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    UNIVAC was the world's first commercially available computer.

    They used it to predict the result of the '52 Election when Eisenhower was elected against all odds.

    http://wwwcsif.cs.ucdavis.edu/~csclub/museum/items/univac.html

    In engineers terms, it is usually used to refer to a dated computer or old unreliable system.

    Not to be confused with Univ. A.C. (UNIVersity of Ancient Clowns).
     
  15. Da Peach

    Da Peach Outwitted by a rodent

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    Nerd!
     
  16. TN

    TN Hey baby, want a hot dog?

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    Thanks for the clarification. :thumbs:

     
  17. splat

    splat Nam I am

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    JohnBryanPeters invented it
     
  18. johnbryanpeters

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    Maybe, maybe not. Try Google.
     
  19. SkaredShtles

    SkaredShtles I love NEWCASTLE and will ONLY drink NEWCASTLE!!!!

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    Are you an environmental "engineer"? ;)
     
  20. johnbryanpeters

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    Don't let it get to you - they were just having a moment of inertia. :pirate2:
     
  21. ultraNoob

    ultraNoob Yoshinoya Destroyer

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    The term "computer bug" arose from the original univac. One of it's first major malfunctions was due to a moth that had gotten into the case, fried on a vacuum tube, and shorted out the system.
     
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  22. johnbryanpeters

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    ...arose...

    Admiral Grace Hopper FTW
     
  23. -Devil-

    -Devil- Chimp

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    now talk bout some obscure facts ...
     
  24. SkaredShtles

    SkaredShtles I love NEWCASTLE and will ONLY drink NEWCASTLE!!!!

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    ultraNoob?

     
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    Reactor Turbo Monkey

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    Ok I still deal with Gracie's legacy. Namely some fossilized COBOL programmers.
     
  26. gonefirefightin

    gonefirefightin free wieners

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    this thread is getting way to nerdy for me now.......
     
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    loco-gringo Crusading Clamp Monkey

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    Getting???
     
  28. SkaredShtles

    SkaredShtles I love NEWCASTLE and will ONLY drink NEWCASTLE!!!!

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    STFU you goddam redneck!
     
  29. splat

    splat Nam I am

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    didn't you date her ?

    I always loved her demonstration ofthe difference between a nanosecond and a Millisecond ( and no its is not the difference between how long DRB and MMike last during sex )


    And lets not forget the great god ForTran
     
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  30. Wumpus

    Wumpus makes avatars better

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    Hey, where did you get a pic of my dad?
     
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    neanderthal Monkey

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    We actually have some equipment at my workplace that's run by a DEC PDP.
     
  32. ultraNoob

    ultraNoob Yoshinoya Destroyer

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    OMG... Please say it ain't so... I think I finally found one of my offspring... I knew there had to be at least one out there... I mean I seeded the soil in at least 15 states and 5 countries.
     
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    BigMike BrokenbikeMike

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    Put it in quotes......
     
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    Reactor Turbo Monkey

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    running RTS? In a past life I ran PDP's with RTS or MUMPS.
     
  35. Kanye West

    Kanye West 220# bag of hacktastic

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    I'm an engineer and I'm pretty confident none of the other senior engineers in my office would have any damn clue what that was. Maybe the one controls guy would actually, but that's kinda his territory.

    What sort of engineers were they? Programmers/electrical or something?
     
  36. johnbryanpeters

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    I still have a piece of wire she gave me - the length, of course, is the distance an electrical signal propages in a nanosecond.

     
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    Reactor Turbo Monkey

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    I'm still waiting for someone to throw out something about BTOS, A-series, VMS....
     
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  39. Reactor

    Reactor Turbo Monkey

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    I really miss my vt-220.....
     
  40. r464

    r464 Turbo Monkey

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    There are still plenty of VAX systems out there running very important services.