Damn it. I figured it all out.

Ever noticed how road rage seems to be a very modern problem? It wasn’t always with us, and I think I figured out why.

Decades ago, our automobiles had this.

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Frosty nads.

stolen off imgur.

Well, I certainly think I’d be less angry sitting in traffic if the HVAC system was able to make me feel like I was sitting on a happy little glacier.

Disney Magic

For all the amazing things about the Walt Disney World parks—- egads, their website is a mess.

SUCSSES
SUCSSES

I dunno, it gets the job done, but there are a lot of dead links and things that just don’t exactly convey Disney Magic. 😉

Being that this is nothing more than a mere shitpost, here, have some memes

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Engineering coiffure

I call this one the “I just fixed the broken wires to the A phase winding on the cooling tower fan motor”.

This is not a test. This is an actual message from the Broadcast Engineer’s Shitposting System. [FSK data burst]

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Your guess is as good as mine (random tech shitpost)

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No clue what this supplied power to, it’s above the telco room door. Curious ballast resistor on right. Cap is rated 200vdc. Rectifier tube is, uhh— a rectifier tube— I didn’t look
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Blowdown controller for HVAC water system, I guess. (Prevents excessive buildup of minerals in water from evaporation)
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Twinax. TWINAX.
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Old Western Electric gear
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The creme de la WTF? Barber Colman Micro 8000 automation system…. SPEAKER WIRE ran from it to each HVAC thermostat and— I’m… not sure I even want to know…
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Line printer. lp0 is thankfully not on fire
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I wonder what the print mechanism looks like?
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I have no idea other than… this… is the most ratchet looking piece of HVAC gear I’ve ever seen. I think it’s used for heating via hot water? The blower was running.
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Tellabs program amplifier card in a really neat RF shielding enclosure… that someone forgot to slap the lid on…
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Would you like to play a game? It’s called “don’t break the ceiling tile” I probably washed five pounds of tile out of my hair that night
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This stripper works great on the jacket of cat5 cable and will only set you back $70. Wait, what?
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〜 a e s t h e t i c 〜
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?? ?????? ???? ????????

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Thrift store find for $5.. It works! Batteries do not go onboard; it uses an external charging supply and household plug style sync. Gold spot on the right is a very very gold plated photodiode used for auto metering. Capacitor reformed after a few shots and annoyed the staff of the thrift store who begged me to stop testing the thing and just buy it and get out of there

Mind your Ps and Qs, you derpcastle.

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Okay so don’t get me wrong. This thing works and I’ve seen it do so.

However, reading that LCD doesn’t inspire confidence, for the firmware is full of typos.

A few seconds into a phase sync, “PHASE” becomes “QPHASE”. “ANGLE” becomes “CAKLE”.

What the?!

Oh GE… How the mighty have fallen.

On an unrelated note, a silly moment from this morning:

KE4QPF, adjusting camera levels in his silly perpetually annoyed looking state: “Wow, the anchor is coming in bright. The only way you could come in that bright is if you’re goth or—”

Me: “Well, I’m goth and I’m not that bright.”

“You … just…. walked…. into that one.”

DERP!!! 😀