You Might Be a Programmer if...

  • You lust for O'Reilly books.
  • You know that "goto considered harmful".
  • You are looking for the "else" at the end of this joke.
  • You believe that making a wrong program worse is no sin.
  • Every combination of three letters is a meaningful acronym for you.
  • When you are counting objects, you go "0,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,A,B,C,D...".
  • You can remember seventeen computer passwords but not your anniversary.
  • You are sure that the year 2000 is a leap year, and know why it is dangerous.
  • You start laughing hysterically when the topic of computer reliability is brought up.
  • You go to balance your checkbook and discover that you're doing the math in hexadecimal.
  • The language you are best speaking is English, but the language you are best writing is Java.
  • On vacation, you are reading a computer manual and turning the pages faster than everyone else who is reading John Grisham novels.

Sent by: Joke Labs posted on 12 November 2006