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How many here fit the IT stereotype?

mundane

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Jun 7, 2002
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I'm a clown that hides in the sewers and rips arms off of kids ... yeah. I'm IT!
 

compuwiz1

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I wear white tube socks with black loafers and slacks, does that make me fit the profile?
 

acemcmac

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Quite to the contrary. I am the alpha and the omega. I can bend space time with the will of my schwartz.
 

MichaelD

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Originally posted by: acemcmac
Quite to the contrary. I am the alpha and the omega. I can bend space time with the will of my schwartz.
Hmmm, I see you have the schwartz too....and it's as big as mine. :Q
 

pinion9

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Are we talking physical appearance or personality as well? I don't fit either, really.

My idea of IT stereotype:

Generally clean but somewhat wrinkly clothes at times that almostmatch
Somewhat disheveled look
Doesn't shave for long periods
Somewhat strange body language/awkward around groups of people not in IT
Unable to communicate in non-technical ways (e.g. speaking to the target audience)
Inability to admit when they aren't aware of a new technology
No real sense of humor
Sense that everyone reads slahdot on a regular basis
Quote Bruce Schneier in e-mail footers

That is how most people in my IT department are. I don't work in the actual department, thank God.
 

funkymatt

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Jun 2, 2005
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Originally posted by: pinion9
Are we talking physical appearance or personality as well? I don't fit either, really.

My idea of IT stereotype:

Generally clean but somewhat wrinkly clothes at times that almostmatch
Somewhat disheveled look
Doesn't shave for long periods
Somewhat strange body language/awkward around groups of people not in IT
Unable to communicate in non-technical ways (e.g. speaking to the target audience)
Inability to admit when they aren't aware of a new technology
No real sense of humor
Sense that everyone reads slahdot on a regular basis
Quote Bruce Schneier in e-mail footers

That is how most people in my IT department are. I don't work in the actual department, thank God.
thats's not me

::shifty eyes::
 

amdskip

Lifer
Jan 6, 2001
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Just over the cubical wall there is one here, most of the time he is in a horrible mood. He always talk to down to you because he is the almighty know it all. I just assume that I am the stupid one when I talk to him. No one really likes the guy.
 

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