“A Programmer is not in IT!”

Since: Feb 09

Neda, stay with me!

#182 Jul 30, 2013
Srsly...
Sublime1 wrote:
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I hope she's teasing too, but if not, I hope she has a man around who can safely use it for her.:p

“...,to wit”

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#183 Jul 30, 2013
Sublime1 wrote:
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I hope she's teasing too, but if not, I hope she has a man around who can safely use it for her.:p
You and Race are just asking to be raked over the coals for this

“What's it to ya?”

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#184 Jul 30, 2013
RACE wrote:
I know your teasing, but a girl buying a BBQ is just crazy talk.
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Dude if I was going to buy a grill, I would only get one of those massive "manly" ones that has all the bells and whistles.

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#185 Jul 30, 2013
Sublime1 wrote:
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I hope she's teasing too, but if not, I hope she has a man around who can safely use it for her.:p
Heh.*I* am the only one (female or male) in my family who can start an actual fire, grill, camp fire, wood stove, fire place, etc. Apparently I have "the touch."

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#186 Jul 30, 2013
PEllen wrote:
<quoted text>You and Race are just asking to be raked over the coals for this
They are, but I have a thing to write and I need a nap so I'm going to have to get back to them later.

“A Programmer is not in IT!”

Since: Feb 09

Neda, stay with me!

#187 Jul 30, 2013
Promise?
Mimi Seattle wrote:
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They are, but I have a thing to write and I need a nap so I'm going to have to get back to them later.

“...,to wit”

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#188 Jul 30, 2013
Mimi Seattle wrote:
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They are, but I have a thing to write and I need a nap so I'm going to have to get back to them later.
I'll grill them on teh subject while you are napping
Kuuipo

Monterey, CA

#189 Jul 30, 2013
Mimi Seattle wrote:
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A woman buying hardware? Noooooo. Shocking. The only hardware women should have is a pie tin. What's WRONG with you?:D
LOL!

My very good friend bought me a toolkit that I absolutely love! It is lavender and in a butterfly shape! Fabulous marketing idea, IMHO. Someone gets it.
Kuuipo

Monterey, CA

#190 Jul 30, 2013
Mister Tonka wrote:
<quoted text>It shouldn't? It's certainly not a universal rule, but I think its safe to say that a young male is likely to know more about electronics than his mother. I don't know how old you or your son are, but I do get the impression that you are older than me(41) and I can say with certainty, I don't personally know any women older than me that have much knowledge about electronics(other than my former boss, but she was in IT).
I grew up in the Silicon Valley, studied electronics technology and computer programming in college, and have been working in high-tech companies whose names you would easily recognize for my entire career.

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#191 Jul 30, 2013
Kuuipo wrote:
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I grew up in the Silicon Valley, studied electronics technology and computer programming in college, and have been working in high-tech companies whose names you would easily recognize for my entire career.
You realize you are now the late night subject matter expert ? Kuuipo AMA.
pde

Homer Glen, IL

#192 Jul 30, 2013
PEllen wrote:
<quoted text>You realize you are now the late night subject matter expert ? Kuuipo AMA.
Aren't there a lot of techies around this group anyhow? Me, Tonka, Sublime, Kuuipo ...
pde

Homer Glen, IL

#193 Jul 30, 2013
Sublime1 wrote:
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I hope she's teasing too, but if not, I hope she has a man around who can safely use it for her.:p
Seriously, I had to teach my husband how to use a (gas) grill when we first got together.

And he still can't figure out how to get a charcoal grill going. I've been able to start and cook over a charcoal grill since I was about 8.

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#194 Jul 30, 2013
Mimi Seattle wrote:
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Dude if I was going to buy a grill, I would only get one of those massive "manly" ones that has all the bells and whistles.
Well of course you would. That way when you set the place on fire, you can use the bell and whistle to call a man to come save you.

:)

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#195 Jul 30, 2013
I'm just teasing ladies.

:)

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#196 Jul 30, 2013
Mister Tonka wrote:
<quoted text>Well of course you would. That way when you set the place on fire, you can use the bell and whistle to call a man to come save you.
:)
Yes, except I am also the only one who knows how to use the fire extinguisher...

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#197 Jul 31, 2013
yep

“A Programmer is not in IT!”

Since: Feb 09

Neda, stay with me!

#198 Jul 31, 2013
Garden hose...
Mimi Seattle wrote:
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Yes, except I am also the only one who knows how to use the fire extinguisher...
pde

Davis Junction, IL

#199 Jul 31, 2013
RACE wrote:
Garden hose...
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You don't want to use water on a grease fire! And most grill fires involve grease/fat.

“A Programmer is not in IT!”

Since: Feb 09

Neda, stay with me!

#200 Jul 31, 2013
I was playing into the stereotype.
pde wrote:
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You don't want to use water on a grease fire! And most grill fires involve grease/fat.

Toj

“Equality”

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#201 Jul 31, 2013
Okay -- this was fun reading.

What drives me CRAZY is people taking my tools. I'm constantly hunting for my screw drivers, hammer (rubber mallet and various hammers I have), duct tape (that's a tool -- you have to agree), wrenches, hex keys, etc.

And I put them back where they belong after I've used them. I might have to get a tool box that locks.

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