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I am an engineer 121 56.28%
I am not an engineer 84 39.07%
I am not an engineer but, always wanted to be one 9 4.19%
I think engineers are hot 26 12.09%
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Old 03-03-2012, 09:39 PM   #1
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Poll:How many of us are Engineers?

There seems to be a preponderance of engineers on E-R.org. So, let's take a poll and see.
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Because the poll allows multiple choices, I selected two. You know which ones! Heh heh heh...

PS. My education was in engineering, but my latest job offer came with a title of "scientist" because my work is more analytical than what most engineers do.
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We only get one vote per person, not per certification-- right?

I understand it's just an opinion poll... we already know engineers are hot, but we accept that some people may not realize it yet.
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... we already know engineers are hot...
Especially nuclear engineers, with their nuclear piles and all...


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I resemble that poll - guilty as charged.
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I have a degree in chemical engineering but never actually worked as an engineer.
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I am confused and not sure how to vote.

I have an engineering degree but after only 5 years working as engineer, I got a lobotomy and moved into marketing.

To make even it more complicated I am retired
I am sorry the number of hot engineers I've met over the years can be counted on fingers and toes.
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I have a degree in chemical engineering but never actually worked as an engineer.
Ditto, but in electrical engineering.
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W2R I thought you worked as scientist? I am pretty sure that is close enough to engineering to count.
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W2R I thought you worked as scientist? I am pretty sure that is close enough to engineering to count.
Yes, and much of my work did involve signal processing, fluid dynamics, modeling, and such. I never had the title of Engineer, though.

I voted that I am an engineer anyway. To me, being an engineer (or maybe just being an Aggie engineer) means a way of thinking and approaching a problem.
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Cool, W2R! An Aggie double-E!
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I am not an engineer but my dad was an engineer and both of my brothers are engineers. I have always considered myself lucky to not share the family affliction.
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Same here!
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W2R is almost an Aggie engineer? Shocking! I'm at UT EE grad myself.
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W2R is almost an Aggie engineer? Shocking! I'm at UT EE grad myself.
FIFY My sympathies!

Edited to add: Thanks for seeing the error of your ways and editing your post, after I FIFY. You're welcome. Ah, Ags vs UT, once again.
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I am sorry the number of hot engineers I've met over the years can be counted on fingers and toes.
Of course nerds think of themselves as "cool" (is it the same thing as "hot", like the OP says it?).

When I was in school, somehow there were very few girls those years. In one class, there was this cute girl, and as I always sat at the rear of the class, I spent more time watching her than the prof! Yes, she was hot!
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