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RE: The Ritual of the Calling of an Engineer (Canada), Order of the Engineer (US)

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I resent being told I don't look sharp.

On 29 Oct 2004 at 14:09, mludvik(--nospam--at)hardesty-hanover.com wrote:

> The Canadians can probably get away with showing up to work in Trek
> outfits because its so cold up there, but south of the border you
> gotta look sharp.
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> Michael Ludvik, PE
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> Now we're picking on AD&D players??????
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> Is nothing sacred?
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> Next thing, it will be Trekkers...!
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> *pulling my +5 holy avenger out of its scabbard and reaching for my 20
> sided die...*
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> David L. Fisher SE PE
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: mludvik(--nospam--at)hardesty-hanover.com
> [mailto:mludvik(--nospam--at)hardesty-hanover.com] Sent: Friday, October 29, 2004
> 11:31 AM To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org Subject: Re: The Ritual of the Calling
> of an Engineer (Canada), Order of the Engineer (US)
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> Agreed. A keepsake like a ring is nice, but having to explain to
> people that I belong to the Order of the Wizards, and that no, I
> really don't spend all my time playing Dungeons and Dragons, is kinda
> lame.
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> Michael Ludvik
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>              Christopher
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> On Oct 29, 2004, at 8:40 AM, Peggy Dall wrote:
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> > Yes, I've seen some info on it, but what I wanted to know is what
> > *you* think of it, as engineers.
> Ordinarily, I'd really be into stuff like that, but engineers have
> problems enough with the techno-geek image, without taking on the
> trappings of some sort of priesthood.
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> Christopher Wright P.E. |"They couldn't hit an elephant at
> chrisw(--nospam--at)skypoint.com    | this distance" (last words of Gen.
> ...................................| John Sedgwick, Spotsylvania 1864)
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