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Well said. I don't even wear a watch about half the time and get along
just fine.

Stan Scholl, P.E.
Laguna Beach, CA

On Tue, 12 Jun 2001 12:55:48 -0700 "Gerard Madden" <GMadden(--nospam--at)mplusl.com>
writes:
> I am wondering the same thing as Roger ... do we really need to be so 
> precise/robotic/anal in everything we do? Thanks so much for keeping 
> that engineering geek stereotype alive and well fellas. when I tell 
> my wife about this one, she will have even more fuel for the fire.
> 
> By the way, she tells me that the highest percentage of mid-life 
> schizophrenia is engineers and scientists. I can see why if we spend 
> our time worrying if we are synchronized down to the nanosecond with 
> NORAD's clock.
> 
> I set my watch 5 minutes fast because I am always running a couple 
> of minutes late., but that's about it.
> 
> Seems, ironically, like a huge waste of time.
> 
> -gerard the engiNERD
> 
> >>> 73527.1356(--nospam--at)compuserve.com 06/12/01 12:45PM >>>
> Are we going overboard with our passion for precision?
> 
> An official stop watch requires an accuracy of +/- 2 minutes a day.
> 
> Why in the world would any of us need to set our computer clock to 
> Naval 
> Observatory time every 5 seconds, 15 minutes, hourly, or even once a 
> day?  
> Are we preparing to launch missiles or something?
> 
> A. Roger Turk, P.E.(Structural)
> Tucson, Arizona
> 
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