A Software Engineer, a Hardware Engineer and a Departmental Manager

Discussion in 'Funny Farm' started by ZeroHour, May 24, 2004.

  1. ZeroHour

    ZeroHour ho3 ho3 ho3

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    A Software Engineer, a Hardware Engineer and a Departmental Manager were on their way to a meeting in Switzerland. They were driving down a steep mountain road when suddenly the brakes on their car failed.

    The car careered almost out of control down the road, bouncing off the crash barriers, until it miraculously ground to a halt scraping along the mountainside. The car's occupants, shaken but unhurt, now had a problem: they were stuck halfway down a mountain in a car with no brakes. What were they to do?

    "I know", said the Department Manager, "Let's have a meeting, propose a Vision, formulate a Mission Statement, define some Goals, and by a process of Continuous Improvement find a solution to the Critical Problems, and we can be on our way."

    "No, no", said the Hardware Engineer, "That will take far too long, and besides, that method has never worked before. I've got my Swiss Army knife with me, and in no time at all I can strip down the car's braking system, isolate the fault, fix it, and we can be on our way."

    "Well", said the Software Engineer, "Before we do anything, I think we should push the car back up the road and see if it happens again."

    Sound like anyone you know? :D
     
  2. Dublex

    Dublex Quazatron R6 droid

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    Good joke, and yes all three of those types of people are in the place where I work :D
     
  3. Maveric169

    Maveric169 The Voices Talk to Me

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    "Well", said the Software Engineer, "Before we do anything, I think we should push the car back up the road and see if it happens again."

    ROTFLMAO
     
  4. ming

    ming OSNN Advanced

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    Ahhh.. you posted this AGAIN!!! :D
     
  5. X-Istence

    X-Istence * Political User

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    Yeah, you have to test multiple times if a bug exists, or if it is just every so often!
     
  6. Kush

    Kush High On Life!

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    lol