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Some nostalgia for old programmers

jelv
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Some nostalgia for old programmers

Those of you who have been programming computers for more years than you would care to remember might enjoy this: http://xkcd.com/1755/

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Anonymous
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Re: Some nostalgia for old programmers

A wife asks her husband, a software engineer... "Could you please go shopping for me and buy one carton of milk, and if they have eggs, get 6!" A short time later the husband comes back with 6 cartons of milk. The wife asks him, "Why the hell did you buy 6 cartons of milk?" He replied, "They had eggs."

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Re: Some nostalgia for old programmers

I love XKCD, my favourite one:

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Re: Some nostalgia for old programmers

@jaread83

That one goes around CSOC once a week or so, one of the best XKCD's Cheesy

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Re: Some nostalgia for old programmers

Why do engineers confuse Halloween and Christmas?
Because Oct 31 = Dec 25

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Re: Some nostalgia for old programmers

Einstein, Newton and Pascal are playing ‘Hide and Seek’. It’s Einstein’s turn to count so he closes his eyes and starts the count to 10. Pascal run off and hides. Newton draws a 1 x 1 meter square on the floor in front of Einstein and stands in the middle of it. Einstein reaches 10 and opens his eyes, immediately seeing Newton he says “I found you! You’re it!”

To which Newton smiles and says “You didn’t find me, you found a Newton over a square meter, you found Pascal!”