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Father's Day Gift Ideas for Engineers

06/16/2017 9:47 AM

For all of the engineer dads on CR4 -- ten gift ideas. I want the R2D2 car charger.

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06/16/2017 10:05 AM

I love that! If you weren't already married (and me too), I would hug and kiss you!

Any one of those would be very cool to have. I like Sneaky hacks of everyday devices.

I really like the Beagle Bone Black starter kit, but the 3D printer is a must have, but I expect wifey will tell me something like "You are not my father, and Luke is not here right now"...in her best Darla Vader voice, complete with raspy congested breathing.

Usually when I tell her "I love you", she says, "I know it", and keeps on talking about what was on People's Court today...

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06/16/2017 10:45 AM

I'm blushing . So often these lists are silly; this one struck me as thoughtfully compiled. Too bad Mr. Best in Show isn't an engineer. The dogs (mama and the two pups who haven't gone to their new homes yet) really want to give him something thank him for keeping them clean, fed, and played with.

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06/16/2017 11:08 AM

You have still some awesome choices there, is Mr. Best in Show a Star Wars fan?

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06/16/2017 11:12 AM

Oh yes, for sure. He'd like the R2D2 charger. He'd probably even let me use it!

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06/16/2017 11:16 AM

Now, let's not get those hopes up too high? LOL

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06/16/2017 10:14 AM

Love it.

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06/16/2017 10:38 AM

Good list.. and even though a decade or more can pass between my star wars purchases.. that is one cute lil charger!

I personally went "full nerd" in my request (again) for a metal detector so's I can locate all the hidden treasures in my yard and post them "what is it"? ...

I have a couple off finds and I know there's more!

Best in.. l used a couple of those 3D printed parts successfully last week and thought about your floor.

I'll send a few next week and you can do as you like.

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06/16/2017 10:49 AM

Very cool! I'll look forward to getting them!

I hope you get your metal detector. Maybe you should upgrade to LiDAR?

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06/16/2017 4:08 PM

I am not a fan of smartphones but if I was to get one I thought this one looked cool http://www.catphones.com/en-us/phones/s60-smartphone

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06/16/2017 4:32 PM

That is no good, no tracks, and no blade. ROFLMAO!!!

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06/17/2017 6:15 PM

I'm easy at this point in my life...just going to drop a nice fat rib eye on the grill!

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06/18/2017 11:37 AM

Here's some breakfast first:

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06/19/2017 3:04 AM

Happy Father's day...

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06/19/2017 9:32 AM

Any music that starts with: "Boom-chicka-booma-chicka, sha-booma chicka chicka boom" Can't be all bad. Especially the squirmy Shirleys or Sheilas leading the band.

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06/20/2017 10:35 AM

Squirmy Sheila's...haha that's a good one....

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