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Subject: Nerd alert! 🚨

  • Just for Fun

1.  Nerd alert! 🚨

Posted May 19, 2017 12:06
I just saw this on Twitter and thought I'd share. Anyone else have any nerdy jokes to help get us through to the weekend?

Joke about perfect date and referring to ISO 8601 format
Via https://twitter.com/nixcraft/status/865594473169903617

Bethany Lister
Community Engagement Manager
Nonprofit Technology Network

2.  RE: Nerd alert! 🚨

Posted May 22, 2017 05:41
That is a great one, Bethany.

I missed the weekend, but for Monday morning here is my all-time favorite nerd-toon.

Joshua Peskay
Vice President
RoundTable Technology

3.  RE: Nerd alert! 🚨

Posted May 22, 2017 07:21
Great one! Here's my try to make this day more bright to you :)
Best regards,

4.  RE: Nerd alert! 🚨

Posted May 22, 2017 10:40
Of all the Excel functions, which on is most vain?
VLOOKUP. It always has to look right.

Oz du Soleil
YouTube channel focused on Excel and Data-Cleansing

Microsoft Excel MVP

5.  RE: Nerd alert! 🚨

Posted May 22, 2017 11:23
The cartoon blog "Tales from Redesignland" was awesome and hilarious (in a Dilbert-like way)


The cartoons focused on the trials and tribulations for web teams mostly in a higher education setting but anyone who has done web project management, managed a website for organization, or been through web redesigns can relate.

Unfortunately, the site was discontinued in 2013 but the archives are still up from 2007 - 2013

Here's a few greatest hits




Redante Asuncion-Reed
Rockville MD

6.  RE: Nerd alert! 🚨

Posted May 23, 2017 12:20
These are all so good! ��

I really liked this one from December:

He's making a list 
He's testing it twice 
SQL-clause is coming 
To town.

7.  RE: Nerd alert! 🚨

Posted May 24, 2017 09:25

Oh, come now. Don't we all realize the perfect date is April 25th?

from IMDB: 

Miss Congeniality (2000)

Stan Fields: Miss Rhode Island, please describe your idea of a perfect date.
Cheryl "Rhode Island": That's a tough one. I'd have to say April 25th. Because it's not too hot, not too cold, all you need is a light jacket.

Richard Wollenberger
Director, Information Technology & HIPAA Compliance and Security Officer
Parents as Teachers
St. Louis MO

8.  RE: Nerd alert! 🚨

Posted May 25, 2017 09:35
Thanks Richard!  This started my day off right.

Mark Mathyer
Director of Development Services
Greater Chicago Food Depository
Chicago, IL

9.  RE: Nerd alert! 🚨

Posted Jul 05, 2017 10:56
Edited by Bethany Lister Jul 05, 2017 10:58
Here's a good one: "when a 'simple' bug is found and we start looking at the code" https://twitter.com/dj_link/status/881805300638023681.

Bethany Lister
Community Engagement Manager
Nonprofit Technology Network