Dating another engineer
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Of course, if they can get someone else to pay for it, all the better.However, one must always be careful to avoid the number one pitfall in R&D—€”the tangent.
It can cause funding to dry up, prompt an order to cease all activities and return all GFE (girlfriend furnished equipment) to the sponsor. Other engineers consider the courting ritual as they would a cost/benefit analysis, i.e.: Is the cost of dating offset by the value of benefits received? The costs categories associated with dating generally are meals, entertainment, transportation, additional grooming supplies and services. A sack full of quarters and a video arcade usually suffice. Based on my calculations, it's February and love is in the air.But alas, we are driven to search for a suitable mate.The courting rituals of the common engineer are a complex and intricate dance involving pocket protectors, acronyms and math. Some engineers look at love as a research and development opportunity.They look for something interesting or intriguing to work on for a while, put together a proposal, and wait for authorization for activities to begin.My husband sent me a link to an EDN page featuring a video covering dating advice for engineers.
I want to start by saying that the video was very amusing, so the following is in no way meant as disparaging.
However, it was also very guy-centric, and I wondered what sort of dating advice might be useful for female engineers (which, the video says, are hypothetical…like Bigfoot).
LOVE, FOR SOME, IS CLOSELY AKIN TO A TECHNOLOGICAL MARVEL. One would think our national laboratories could come up with a way to filter that out.
The cost of meals varies from the "dollar menu" range to high-priced luxury items like soup and salad. A screwdriver and a rotary-dial telephone will do in a pinch.
Unfortunately, the engineer's date may not always agree and so the cost of things like horse-drawn carriages and body piercings must be considered. Any engineer worth his calculator has already modified his vehicle to use a fusion reactor and flux capacitor.
Grooming is a wide open topic and far too involved to fully discuss in the paltry 700 words I'm allowed here.