# You're too much of a physicist if

Hi all,

I thought it would be funny to open a thread like this.
So feel free to post!

You're too much of a physicist if ...

...if you wear a T-shirt with the Maxwell equations on it.
...if you name your cat "Schrödinger".
...if you read "Quarkbällchen" and think of quarks. ("Quarkbällchen" (German word) are dough-balls with curd inside)
...if you write "1 $$\hbar our$$" instead of "1 hour"

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Chi Meson
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...if you actually get all those jokes.

Also:

...if you give long, detailed answers to benign questions like "How does this work?"
At parties.

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...if you give long, detailed answers to benign questions like "How does this work?"
At parties.
Haha oh god. I stay away from answering these questions for this very reason.

ZapperZ
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... if, when approaching a red traffic light, you speed up even faster, hoping that it'll appear green.

:)

Zz.

Gokul43201
Staff Emeritus
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... if, when approaching a red traffic light, you speed up even faster, hoping that it'll appear green.
...and you actually say this to the cop, 3 minutes later.

DaveC426913
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... you spend your first ocean cruise in your cabin jury-rigging a motion recorder.

what! what!

Lisa!
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jtbell
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When I was in grad school, I heard that one of the women among us who normally wore jeans and T-shirts once needed a nice dress to wear for some formal function. She called up a local department store, asked about what they had available, then, "can you give me an order of magnitude estimate on the price?"

This was long before you could simply browse the store's Web site to find out such things, of course.

If your're having a half-life crisis...

If your're having a half-life crisis...
LoL. A couple of years ago I was playing Half-Life (the pc game) and one day I realized that the name "Half-Life" comes from nuclear physics. The http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/5/57/Half-life-cover.jpg [Broken] made sense then.

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You use your wave physics textbook as a mousepad ? (guess what : the desk surface doesn't seem to be a good one...)

... other people keep away from one of the junior common rooms for the entire year because the blackboard is covered in equations you scribbled down whilst doing work in a group.

For those who do computer programming...they think in hexadecimal instead of decimal.

jtbell
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Or if they confuse Halloween and Christmas because 31 OCT = 25 DEC.

DaveC426913
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Or if they confuse Halloween and Christmas because 31 OCT = 25 DEC.
Tee hee.