LowComDom Performances Presents
Something only a Bay Area person could understand
Yes, it's local humor. But why not share with the rest of the world?
Only something a Bay Area person could understand ***************************************************
You make $100,000 a year, yet still can't find a place to live.
Your commute time is 45 minutes and you live 8 miles away from work.
Stop asking how much things cost but, ask "How long will it take?"
Two-Thirds of the people you know are from Boston or New York, but you are living in PST.
Know vast differences between Thai, Vietnamese, Chinese, Japanese, Cantonese, and Korean food.
Your home computer contains mostly hardware/software that is not on the consumer market yet.
Go to "The City" on weekends but don't live there because you like your car.
Think that "I'm going to Fry's." is an acceptable excuse to leave the office for a while, and your boss does too.
Lost your alarm clock. You'll get to work when you get there.
Go to an industrial-heavy-metal bar and see two guys get into a fight over what flavor of UNIX is better.
Own more than 10 articles of clothing that have hardware/software companies printed on them. Bonus for embroidered stuff.
You know who Woz is.
You know 280North runs west, and 680N runs East.
Even though Microsoft employs quite a few programmers in the Bay Area, they only work on Powerpoint, and the company is still the embodiment of Satan.
Even if their stock IS worth more than yours.
You see a billboard that says "FGPA2ASIC" and aren't phased
When you need the updated Diamond Monster 3D drivers, you just walk across the street.
You have more bandwidth in your apartment or condo than most major universities.
You have to hire security to keep the panhandlers off your terrace
None of the people you work with are bible thumpers.
You scan yard sales for back issues of "Dr. Dobbs."
Your favorite computer reseller speaks only Cantonese.
Your workplace vending machines dispense "100% natural twig-bars" right next to Jolt cola and Instant Espresso mix.
No one brings radio's into work - they just use RealAudio and listen to thedj.com, rebelradio.com, or other out of state stations.