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'JUST DO THE TEST': Entitled customer gets into fight with technician and goes against advice, fiery compliance ensues

Whoever came up with the saying "the customer is always right" should be seriously questioned. In this instance, we have an intense conflict between a technician and a so-called “engineer” customer. This guy went against the technician's advice several times and insisted that the technician perform what he knew would be a destructive test. The technician shared his story via this thread on Reddit's r/MaliciousCompliance subreddit. He tried to explain to the customer that this was a mistake, eve…
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I accidentally came across my senior engineer on an online video game, now he's being distant at work.

'I thought we were friends': Engineer accidentally catches boss playing video games, boss gives the cold shoulder

One dude asked for help regarding this super awkward situation with their boss, writing, “Honestly, if I wasn’t terrified of getting fired… I’d would find this situation funny [and] hilarious.”
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‘He Messed Up Big Time!’ : Entitled Senior Engineer Lashes Out at Employees A Mere Months Before Retirement, Cue Malicious Compliance

‘He Messed Up Big Time!’ : Entitled Senior Engineer Lashes Out at Employees A Mere Months Before Retirement, Cue Malicious Compliance

The minute you are afraid to engage with someone at work because you feel that they will respond in a reactive way, you have a problem. Although working in a comfortable environment where you aren't belittled seems like something very basic, not everyone has that pleasure. Some people's coworkers, especially ones that are working at a company for a long time, feel like they get a free pass to be an AH. Lord knows why… We tend to make fun of HR a lot, for a number of reasons, but when they actua…
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‘I’m a Latino Engineer and I Have to Use a Fake Name Just to Get Interviews’ - Grad Student Gets Repeatedly Rejected, Ends Up Taking Position As Janitor

‘I’m a Latino Engineer and I Have to Use a Fake Name Just to Get Interviews’ - Grad Student Gets Repeatedly Rejected, Ends Up Taking Position As Janitor

A Latino grad student took to Reddit to share his misfortune while job hunting and claims he began receiving interviews (only to get ghosted) when he modified his last name to sound less Latino. Serious job offers ensue in the comments.
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Engineers throw their own party when they're not allowed to attend the company party.

'Smelly' Engineers Get Disinvited From Company Party, Host Bigger One of Their Own and Expense Everything

When these engineers weren't invited by the CEO to the company party, they instead threw a party of their own with the help of the VP charging it all to the company card.
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Company Refuses to Pay Engineer Contractor, He Makes Them Regret It

This engineer left the company they worked for shortly after completing the installation of an important mystery machine (No, not the one from Scooby-Doo.) For some reason, the manager at the client's site kept their number and contacted them personally to come and rectify an error with the machine. They agreed that the engineer would come in on the weekend to complete contract work on the machine at twice their usual rate. Everything was going according to plan until the manager came in and to…
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AITA for saying at a recruiting event, that I am trotted out as the token 'girl engineer' for every recruiting event?

Engineer Calls Her Employer Out at Recruiting Event For Using Her as the "Token Girl"

This female tech engineer often found herself being rolled out to recruiting events as the “token girl engineer” and when a young woman asked her what the diversity at the company was like she was honest with her answer. This honesty has landed her in a lot of hot water with her company, who didn't like her saying the quiet parts out loud. Thumbnail Image: ThisisEngineering RAEng
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Enormous Plane Cuts Through Fog Like A Lawnmower

The An-225 is the largest cargo plane in the world, built by the Russian company Antonov Airlines. This one in particular landed at Rzeszów airport on a relatively foggy day, clearing a path through like a goddamn sky Roomba. Needless to say, there is something very Russian about building an aircraft so large it leaves a big fat trail of blue sky behind it.
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Offroad Vehicle Deploys Bonus Fifth Wheel For Extra Boost

It's, like a whole 'nother wheel, man. That just makes it one better than a regular vehicle with four wheels. It doesn't look like that fifth wheel has a whole lot of torque, but nonetheless it seems to work for stabilizing this thing on rocks. Being able to deploy a super special fifth wheel does sound like a fun feature, especially for those of us who mostly just have experience being third wheels.
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Oscillating Fan Becomes Bubble Machine With Wonderfully Dumb Ingenuity

Just in case anyone wants to engineer their own semi-functional bubble machine, all it takes is a fan, a coat hanger, an O-ring, some string, a cinder block, and something to strap it all together. It's one of those solid reminders that people can do literally anything they want to with their free time. But hey, it's not like we've engineered our own bubble machine, so points to this person for figuring it out.
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Low Budget DIY Engineering Solutions

Looks like it works.
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Masterful Feats of Low Budget Engineering

The best ideas are the simplest ones.
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Masterful Low Budget DIY Solutions

It's not stupid if it works.
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Intriguing and Sometimes Inadvisable DIY Solutions

If it works, it might still be stupid.
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Low Budget DIY Solutions That Are Held Together By Sheer Will

What a marvel of engineering.
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Chickens Cross River Using Chain Bridge Technology

It's like guitar hero but with chickens.
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