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Offline jaspel

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Re: How old are you?
« Reply #50 on: May 25, 2012, 05:09:30 pm »
25 and an electronic tech.
 

Offline jhalar

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Re: How old are you?
« Reply #51 on: May 25, 2012, 06:06:58 pm »
Just turned 45.

I remember getting my first taste of electronics with a Tandy radio shack 100-in-1 kit back when I was 13.
Then came the Dick Smith Electronics Super-80 computer kit and the rest is history.
 

Offline SV1JRT

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Re: How old are you?
« Reply #52 on: May 25, 2012, 08:44:56 pm »
 I'm 44 and 26 years in electronics and computer design.....


 

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Re: How old are you?
« Reply #53 on: May 25, 2012, 09:44:39 pm »
I don't reveal my age very often, usually only to members of the police force.

Recently, I had a big par-tay and celebrated turning 21. For the fourth time.


 

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Re: How old are you?
« Reply #54 on: May 25, 2012, 11:09:45 pm »
20 - EE undergrad student.

Been playing with electronics since I was 12, but have only started to get more in depth since my degree started, due to access to equipment. 
 

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Re: How old are you?
« Reply #55 on: May 25, 2012, 11:22:29 pm »
I don't reveal my age very often, usually only to members of the police force.

Recently, I had a big par-tay and celebrated turning 21. For the fourth time.

That could mean several things:

(1)You REALLY like parties!
or,
(2)You want to stay 21 forever!
or,
(3) You are 84! ;D
 

Offline Ed.Kloonk

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Re: How old are you?
« Reply #56 on: May 26, 2012, 12:17:24 am »
I don't reveal my age very often, usually only to members of the police force.

Recently, I had a big par-tay and celebrated turning 21. For the fourth time.

That could mean several things:

(1)You REALLY like parties!
or,
(2)You want to stay 21 forever!
or,
(3) You are 84! ;D

(3), is more like (18 * 2) give or take ;)

And as for (1), you were there weren't you? I saw you! You were in that storm trooper costume!

And (2), yes. I feel like a 21 year old right now!


 

Offline StubbornGreek

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Re: How old are you?
« Reply #57 on: May 26, 2012, 12:59:07 am »
40 here. I've been more of a computer geek than an electronics nut most of my life (and such is my business) with some intersecting points throughout the years but I'm really starting to transition over the other way at this stage in the game.
"The reward of a thing well done is to have it done"
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Re: How old are you?
« Reply #58 on: May 26, 2012, 01:14:00 am »
I don't reveal my age very often, usually only to members of the police force.

Recently, I had a big par-tay and celebrated turning 21. For the fourth time.

That could mean several things:

(1)You REALLY like parties!
or,
(2)You want to stay 21 forever!
or,
(3) You are 84! ;D

(3), is more like (18 * 2) give or take ;)

And as for (1), you were there weren't you? I saw you! You were in that storm trooper costume!

And (2), yes. I feel like a 21 year old right now!

But where are you going to find one at this time of night?
 

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Re: How old are you?
« Reply #59 on: May 26, 2012, 01:17:31 am »
I don't reveal my age very often, usually only to members of the police force.

Recently, I had a big par-tay and celebrated turning 21. For the fourth time.

That could mean several things:

(1)You REALLY like parties!
or,
(2)You want to stay 21 forever!
or,
(3) You are 84! ;D

(3), is more like (18 * 2) give or take ;)

And as for (1), you were there weren't you? I saw you! You were in that storm trooper costume!

And (2), yes. I feel like a 21 year old right now!

But where are you going to find one at this time of night?

In the basement.  ;)
 

Offline SeanB

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Re: How old are you?
« Reply #60 on: May 26, 2012, 04:01:24 am »
21 year old plastic.................... hope you have a repair kit and a bicycle pump.
 

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Re: How old are you?
« Reply #61 on: May 26, 2012, 04:09:14 am »
Im 43,

Loved electronics as a kid but never got seriously into it. About 2 years ago i made a scope from a kit to diagnose a fault on my car and it rekindled my interest. Totally obssesed with it now as a hobby, and I'm also being paid to develop a TCPIP app on a pic as a result of my hobby ... cool  8)
When  I die I want to die peacefully in my sleep like my Grandad ... Not all shouting and screaming like the passengers on his bus.
 

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Re: How old are you?
« Reply #62 on: May 26, 2012, 05:54:42 am »
I'm the same.  About the same age too.  I went to college for something totally retarded, not recognizing that engineering is that I really wanted to do.  I've tried a few times to teach myself electronics, but was put off by some really bad books.  It seems to be making more sense to me recently.
 

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Re: How old are you?
« Reply #63 on: May 26, 2012, 06:59:44 pm »
Well.. Let's just say that my Weller Magnastat iron is around 30 years old and I purchased it as a new.  :)

Amazing machine that is.. Been with me all these years, never any problems.
 

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Re: How old are you?
« Reply #64 on: May 26, 2012, 09:33:27 pm »
I have to admit, this post has been a far greater success than I ever thought it would be.  ;D
Just goes to show that one is really never too old to start something new!
 

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Re: How old are you?
« Reply #65 on: May 27, 2012, 03:21:22 am »
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Re: How old are you?
« Reply #66 on: May 27, 2012, 03:51:59 am »
33. Was playing with electronics for fun 15 years ago and now the fun has started again.
PLD/Linux Team. Electronics as a hobby.
http://readme.maven.pl/
 

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Re: How old are you?
« Reply #67 on: May 27, 2012, 05:55:22 am »
33. Was playing with electronics for fun 15 years ago and now the fun has started again.

The fun will never end when you don't do it professionally
 

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Re: How old are you?
« Reply #68 on: May 27, 2012, 03:58:54 pm »
I am 34 and completely new to this. Its never too late to start learning. I find this forum very educational.   
 

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Re: How old are you?
« Reply #69 on: May 28, 2012, 01:27:21 am »
I am 34 and completely new to this. Its never too late to start learning. I find this forum very educational.
i learnt more here then i did in college ... (i was here for not very long, i am in college for like 6 months already, it's a waste of time)
 

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Re: How old are you?
« Reply #70 on: May 28, 2012, 02:37:08 am »
I've read lots of your posts that suggest you're very knowledgeable so not taking anything away with the following statement:

Higher education is such an opportunity, unfortunately, there is no way for someone to understand its full potential until much later in life. Stick with it (do yourself a favor).
"The reward of a thing well done is to have it done"
-Ralph Waldo Emerson
 

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Re: How old are you?
« Reply #71 on: May 28, 2012, 04:21:14 am »
I've read lots of your posts that suggest you're very knowledgeable so not taking anything away with the following statement:

Higher education is such an opportunity, unfortunately, there is no way for someone to understand its full potential until much later in life. Stick with it (do yourself a favor).

I do know the importance of higher education, going through this technical college is a pity and waste of time and a walk in the park, i'm only here to get a certificate then go onto getting a diploma
ah well.
 

Offline StubbornGreek

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Re: How old are you?
« Reply #72 on: May 28, 2012, 08:44:41 am »
I've read lots of your posts that suggest you're very knowledgeable so not taking anything away with the following statement:

Higher education is such an opportunity, unfortunately, there is no way for someone to understand its full potential until much later in life. Stick with it (do yourself a favor).

I do know the importance of higher education, going through this technical college is a pity and waste of time and a walk in the park, i'm only here to get a certificate then go onto getting a diploma
ah well.

I'm glad to hear you have appreciation for the experience.

What about a more challenging University? May I ask where you attend?
"The reward of a thing well done is to have it done"
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Re: How old are you?
« Reply #73 on: May 28, 2012, 09:34:21 am »
17 and already having fun! My girlfriend thinks I'm cheating on her with my oscilloscope. Shhh!! It's a secret. ;)
 

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Re: How old are you?
« Reply #74 on: May 28, 2012, 09:45:01 am »
I've read lots of your posts that suggest you're very knowledgeable so not taking anything away with the following statement:

Higher education is such an opportunity, unfortunately, there is no way for someone to understand its full potential until much later in life. Stick with it (do yourself a favor).

I do know the importance of higher education, going through this technical college is a pity and waste of time and a walk in the park, i'm only here to get a certificate then go onto getting a diploma
ah well.

I'm glad to hear you have appreciation for the experience.

What about a more challenging University? May I ask where you attend?

Some college only known as "ITE" the stuff they teach there is hopelessly basic, one could know the syllabus within a month from the net
I haven't though of a university but i did at one point but i might just evaluate the advantages over disadvantages ( there WAS a big preference for diploma holders compared to degree holders because the companies apparently see your education level first instead of your achievements now that most EE's in singapore fresh from university have '0' practical experience, it's that sad )
 


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