YOU KNOW YOU’RE AT CASE WESTERN WHEN:
Personal relationships are analagous to Star Trek episodes.
Even the band cheers are equations.
You talk in SI units.
More people understand ’42’ than ’69’ (whatever could they be
Einstein t-shirts outnumber heavy metal.
You remember people by their Freenet ID.
You know your computer better than your girlfriend or
boyfriend (sad, but true for some people)
Lewd comments are often related to computer hardware. (Boot
Physics is the high point of your day.
Calculus is your blow off course.
You hear a conversation about the inconsistencies in last
night’s ST:TNG episode – and understand!
Free body diagrams excite you (oooohhhhh)
You see Picard-Riker ’96 bumper stickers everywhere.
You show up at the football games to laugh at your own team
(either that, or just to go see CMU’s marching band. At least
THEY make formations!!)
You consider getting your computer silicon implants.
Your molecular model kit is a fun toy (a Benzene ring is so
much fun to make!)
You discuss nucleophilic substitution over dinner.
The movie Real Genius is autobiographical.
You understand that ‘Bohr’ is not a verb.
Foundation is a social handbook.
You think of Gallium as a sex toy.
S’n’M follows SNL.
Trans-1,2-dibenzoethylene is one of the words that you type
Social status is determined by Computer Power and the
number of network accounts.
You talk to your suite mate via E-mail due to:
1) Not being seen by them for over a week.
2) This being the normal mode of communication with people
in the next room.
You find yourself wishing the washer and dryer were
networked to CWRUnet and a message would pop up on your
computer screen when your laundry is done.
You find yourself anticipating your weekly trip to Microcenter
more than your upcoming date on Saturday.
You are able to pass a large inductor without wincing!
You make a rodent wheel for your mouse because it looks
bored sitting there in DOS.
Your purity test score is two times as high as your IQ.
You regularly refer to an integration table at lunch.
You determine experimentally that the half life of a Fribley
french fry is less than that of plutonium.
You verify Heisenberg’s uncertainty principle by noticing that
you can never be quite certain where the Fribley burger you
just ate is and how fast it’s going.
You understand more than 10% of the above references.