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    1. GarethW

      GarethW Chief Clicker Staff Member

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      Use this thread for any funny stuff (jokes, cartoons, anecdotes etc) relating to mechanical design or CAD etc.

      Here are a few cartoons from http://www.cadcartoons.com to kick things off:

      I do like this one especially :D
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    3. LinkedIn Gopher

      LinkedIn Gopher Little furry chap

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      The optimist sees the glass as half full.
      The pessimist sees it as half empty.
      The engineer sees a glass that's the wrong size.
       
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      The glass is twice as big as it needs to be.
       
    5. mvalenti

      mvalenti Well-Known Member

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      Top 25 Engineering Terms and Expressions (What they say and what they really
      mean)


      Customer satisfaction is believed to be assured. (We're so far behind schedule that the customer will settle for anything.)

      Please see me / Let's discuss it. (I need your help. I've screwed up again.)

      The project is in process. (It's so tied up in red tape that it's completely hopeless.)

      We're trying a number of different approaches. (We still guessing, at this point.)

      We're following the standard. (We've always done it this way.)

      Close project coordination. (We met together and had coffee.)

      Years of development. (It finally worked.)

      Energy saving. (Turn off the power to save electricity.)

      We'll have to abandon the entire concept. (The only person who understood the thing just quit.)

      We had a major technological breakthrough. (It's boring, but it looks high tech.)

      We're preparing a report with a fresh approach. (We just hired a couple of kids out of college.)

      Preliminary operational tests proved inconclusive. (It blew up when we flipped the switch.)

      Test results proved extremely gratifying. (Yahoo! It actually worked.)

      Please read and initial. (We want to spread around the responsibility.)

      Tell us what you are thinking. (We'll listen, but if it disagrees with what we've already done or are planning to do, forget it.)

      Tell us your interpretation. (Let's hear your bull.)

      We'll look into it. (Forget it! We've got so many other problems already, we'll never get to it.)

      No maintenance. (If it breaks, we can't fix it.)

      Low maintenance. (If it breaks, we're no likely able to fix it.)

      All new. (None of the parts are interchangeable with the previous design.)

      Rugged. (Needs major equipment to lift it.)

      Robust. (More than rugged.)

      Light weight. (A little less than rugged.)

      Fax it to me. (I'm too lazy to write it down.)

      I haven't gotten your email. (It's been days since I've checked my email.)
       
    6. zaki

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      Whenever I am going for shopping plastic products, I always checking first what is the material and secondly how the mold was designed ;)
       
    7. emstampa

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      How can you spot a social engineer? S/he looks at your shoes instead of his.
       
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      The optimist sees the glass as half full.
      The pessimist sees it as half empty.
      The engineer sees a glass that's the wrong size.
       
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      The glass is twice as big as it needs to be.
       
    10. GarethW

      GarethW Chief Clicker Staff Member

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      This is really good! :D
       
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    11. SCIYER

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      Two groups of Engineers were given a frog each. The frogs were trained to jump, when it hears the word "Jump". The group were to analyse what makes the Frog Jump.

      The two groups began with their experiments independently. They chopped off one leg and when they said "Jump", the frog jumped lower. They continued with their Study and made note of their observations faithfully with a graphical representation of their results. When the fourth leg too was chopped off, the frog didn't jump. In-spite of repeatedly asking it to jump, it did't.

      The groups were now happy that they have now reached a point of "Linearity" and sat down to analyse the values and interpret the results.

      Analysis Group 1:
      The frog uses its leg to Jump. As the legs were chopped, it lost its power to jump and thus the height to which it jumped declined systematically. Finally, when all the four legs were chopped off, it could jump no more.

      Analysis Group 2:
      The frog uses its leg to hear the word "Jump". As the legs were chopped, it lost its power to hear the word "jump" and thus the height to which it jumped declined systematically. Finally, when all the four legs were chopped off, it became DEAF and could hear no more and thus could jump no more.
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      DOES THIS REMIND YOU OF SOMETHING THAT YOU HAVE EXPERIENCED..? ;)
       

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