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      11-17-2007, 04:16 PM   #199
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I am an Engineering Director running a team of software/hardware engineers developing a very wide variety of electronic power and control systems.

The more interesting stuff like particle accelerators power supplies, ion beam accelerators for manufacturing silicon wafers, electron beam welding systems, X-Ray systems and the latest ones of focused electromagnetic pulse systems.

Probably sounds boring but I love a technical challenge

By the way great idea for the thread !!
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I am a software engineer for a large American company (they bought the small company I work for years ago)
We do hardware and software solutions for Power companies.

My crap is located in electrical substations and control centres all over the world
Is that why my lights keep flickering?
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      11-19-2007, 09:38 AM   #202
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Is that why my lights keep flickering?


Ahh so you are the one injecting harmonics back into the grid - lol
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      11-27-2007, 02:28 PM   #204
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I'm the IT director for a services company in the Oil industry and a big fan of VMware!
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      11-27-2007, 02:41 PM   #205
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I'm the IT director for a services company in the Oil industry and a big fan of VMware!
I'm in the Building Services Industry (Construction). I don't have anything to do with software other than flying the odd spreadsheet.

Is VMware some sort of discount clothes shop.
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I'm the IT director for a services company in the Oil industry and a big fan of VMware!
Does that mean I would have seen you in San Francisco a few weeks ago then?
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Does that mean I would have seen you in San Francisco a few weeks ago then?
Were you at VMworld ? Partner ? Customer or Competition ?
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      11-27-2007, 07:00 PM   #208
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Were you at VMworld ? Partner ? Customer or Competition ?
No sorry, didn't make it, I would have liked too, but too busy with a big project I'm running at the moment


Next time - I'm a big fan, migrated all of our servers over a year ago in 3 months, now building a DR site using it, great stuff


Apologies to those not of an IT background for me being boring for a sec.
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Were you at VMworld ? Partner ? Customer or Competition ?
One of the platinum sponsors flew me out as I am a big customer of theirs and VMWs.

Looking forward to next year in Vegas
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One of the platinum sponsors flew me out as I am a big customer of theirs and VMWs.

Looking forward to next year in Vegas
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No sorry, didn't make it, I would have liked too, but too busy with a big project I'm running at the moment


Next time - I'm a big fan, migrated all of our servers over a year ago in 3 months, now building a DR site using it, great stuff


Apologies to those not of an IT background for me being boring for a sec.

I've been for the last 2 years, I will also be going over to Cannes and hopefully Las Vegas in 2008, (I work for VMware ;-))
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I'm a condom tester. They say I'm ideally suited for the job. I wonder what that means?
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I'm a condom tester. They say I'm ideally suited for the job. I wonder what that means?
It means you have a small willy. that you have to make sure the smallest ones are ok for the small people. Normal Jonnies are ok as you can get ya head in em so dont need testing.
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DOH! Guess I set myself up for that one, eh?
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It means you have a small willy. that you have to make sure the smallest ones are ok for the small people. Normal Jonnies are ok as you can get ya head in em so dont need testing.
Does this mean you are a dick-head?
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Does this mean you are a dick-head?
Me? Do i need to take this to heart or as a joke?
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      11-30-2007, 08:55 AM   #216
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Me? Do i need to take this to heart or as a joke?
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Me? Do i need to take this to heart or as a joke?
I'd say 'joke'.

Considering you just posted that someone else had a 'small willy' I think this is probably a fair riposte.

It's hardly Oscar Wilde though.
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Maybe it means I'm all dick.
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Maybe it means I'm all dick.
maybe are you all one large pulsating penis?
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      11-30-2007, 05:34 PM   #220
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I'd say 'joke'.

Considering you just posted that someone else had a 'small willy' I think this is probably a fair riposte.

It's hardly Oscar Wilde though.
I didn't give it too much thought, it was just an obvious cheap shot.

Given that i'm new here, from what i've read to date, this approach seems to be most appropriate.

Carlos, absolutely no offence intended, you sensitive young fool.
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