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MooseJaw
02-13-2003, 19:22
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> 1. A NUMBER OF DIFFERENT APPROACHES ARE BEING TRIED
> - We are still pissing in the wind.
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> 2. EXTENSIVE REPORT IS BEING PREPARED ON A FRESH APPROACH TO THE PROBLEM
> - We just hired three kids fresh out of college.
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> 3. CLOSE PROJECT COORDINATION
> - We know who to blame.
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> 4. MAJOR TECHNOLOGICAL BREAKTHROUGH
> - It works OK, but looks very hi-tech.
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> 5. CUSTOMER SATISFACTION IS DELIVERED ASSURED
> - We are so far behind schedule the customer is happy to get it
> delivered.
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> 6. PRELIMINARY OPERATIONAL TESTS WERE INCONCLUSIVE
> - The darn thing blew up when we threw the switch.
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> 7. TEST RESULTS WERE EXTREMELY GRATIFYING
> - We are so surprised that the stupid thing works.
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> 8. THE ENTIRE CONCEPT WILL HAVE TO BE ABANDONED
> - The only person who understood the thing quit.
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> 9. IT IS IN THE PROCESS
> - It is so wrapped up in red tape that the situation is about hopeless.
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> 10. WE WILL LOOK INTO IT
> - Forget it! We have enough problems for now.
>
> 11. PLEASE NOTE AND INITIAL
> - Let's spread the responsibility for the screw up.
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> 12. GIVE US THE BENEFIT OF YOUR THINKING
> - We'll listen to what you have to say as long as it doesn't interfere
> with what we've already done.
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> 13. GIVE US YOUR INTERPRETATION
> - I can't wait to hear this bull!
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> 14. SEE ME or LET'S DISCUSS
> - Come into my office, I'm lonely.
>
> 15. ALL NEW
> - Parts not interchangeable with the previous design.
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> 16. RUGGED
> - Too damn heavy to lift!
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> 17. LIGHTWEIGHT
> - Lighter than RUGGED.
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> 18. YEARS OF DEVELOPMENT
> - One finally worked.
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> 19. ENERGY SAVING
> - Achieved when the power switch is off.
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> 20. LOW MAINTENANCE
> - Impossible to fix if broken.

R56Pilot
02-13-2003, 20:01
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