Dating another engineer
If no appendages are freezing or sticking together, and if no genitalia or mammary glands are swinging around in plain view, then the objective of clothing has been met. Engineers love all of the "Star Trek" television shows and movies.
It's a small wonder, since the engineers on the starship Enterprise are portrayed as heroes, occasionally even having sex with aliens.
The secret to coping with technology-oriented people is to understand their motivations.
This chapter will teach you everything you need to know.
No illness or distraction is sufficient to get the engineer off the case.
These types of challenges quickly become personal -- a battle between the engineer and the laws of nature.
"I won't change anything without asking you first." "I'll return your hard-to-find cable tomorrow." "I have to have new equipment to do my job." "I'm not jealous of your new computer." Engineers are notoriously frugal.
Just look at these examples of sexually irresistible men in technical professions: Female engineers become irresistible at the age of consent and remain that way until about thirty minutes after their clinical death. Engineers are always honest in matters of technology and human relationships.
That's why it's a good idea to keep engineers away from customers, romantic interests, and other people who can't handle the truth. They say things that sound like lies but technically are not because nobody could be expected to believe them.
You walk into a room and notice that a picture is hanging crooked. The correct answer is "C" but partial credit can be given to anybody who writes "It depends" in the margin of the test or simply blames the whole stupid thing on "Marketing." Engineers have different objectives when it comes to social interaction.
"Normal" people expect to accomplish several unrealistic things from social interaction: To the engineer, all matter in the universe can be placed into one of two categories: (1)things that need to be fixed, and (2)things that will need to be fixed after you've had a few minutes to play with them. If there are no problems handily available, they will create their own problems.