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The LinkedIn Endorsement Burn

Passive aggressively endorsing someone on LinkedIn for a menial skill such as Microsoft Word, while purposely ignoring their more relevant talents in things like Ruby on Rails or Objective C in an attempt to belittle them.

Gilfoil got LinkedIn endorsement burned by Zeeshan when he purposely decided to only endorse him for Microsoft Powerpoint, even though he's a senior engineer at Pied Piper with a wide array of talents.

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Tech Aficionado

A person who is insecure about their superficial knowledge in software, hardware and technology in general, but really wants to fit in. It's a description often used in online social blogging bios.

Hi my name is Homer, I'm a sushi enthusiast, cat owner, and a tech aficionado living in the Bay Area. I do marketing for Uber.

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MD Daydreamer

A doctor who has passive regrets on his life choices and wonders on the inside whether he or she had what it took to start his or her own business. They makes it a priority to take the opportunity to pitch patients who work in software (regardless of what company they work for) in between his or her diagnosis and sometimes at dinner parties.

I stopped going to Dr. Jacobson who is an MD Daydreamer. He always pitches me his idea for canine heart monitors that sends out tweets once a day.

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Jeremy Lin

The perfect child. A Harvard graduate and now a player in the NBA. He is often used in reference by parents (especially in Palo Alto where he went to High School) to "motivate" their child to do better in all aspects of life.

Krishna Lee: Mom, I got into UCLA!
Mom: "WHY YOU NO LIKE JEREMY LIN. HE GO TO HARVARD AND PLAY IN NBA."

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The 90:10 Dilemma

When men or women question the workplace environment they're about to accept a position in solely based on the fact that there is an inordinately unbalanced ratio of men to women, which is highly perturbing to the individual.

After being sorrounded by men the entire day, Casey turned down the job at Zynga secretly perturbed by the 90:10 Dilemma.

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Silicone Valley

A nickname for Los Angeles, plastic surgery capital of the world. Commonly mistaken for Silicon Valley.

I'm going down to Silicone Valley this year for an Oscar Party.

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The Steve Jobs Diet

A dietary regimen containing mostly fruits, nuts, seeds, vegetables and grains with a higher to average ratio of apples and carrots. Absolutely no animal products.

I decided to go on the Steve Jobs Diet because Steve is my icon. That's why there are only apples and carrots in the house.

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Outside-In Engineer

An engineer who doesn't display fear, anger, happiness, sadness or disgust, 5 key emotions popularized in Pixar's Inside Out.

After being toured around Google X, Jack determined that most of the engineers seemed like outside-in engineers who didn't reveal a single emotion in his presence.

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Linux Minters

Engineers whose preference in OS is the Linux Mint operating system. They are irrationally smart and work so fast that they are said to literally mint code like machines.

Jeremy is a Linux Minter who refused to use the Macbook Pro his office gave him, and instead uses his PC that has a vanilla version of Linux Mint installed.

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MBA

Certification that you've read case studies on how others have succeeded.

Steve: Have you started your business yet?
Jeremey: No I'm getting my MBA. I'll start my first business when I'm 30 and have a wife and kids.

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ESports

Video game players attempt to turn DOTA, LoL, Counter Strike, and other popular video games into a sport lost in a twilight dream that one day they can be paid large sums of money to validate their laziness.

I didn't go to a single class this semester because my friends and I are dropping out to start a Goat Simulator ESports team.

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Bing It

An expression created by a marketing team within Microsoft that hypothesized that people would say this over the more commonly used expression "Google it."

Microsoft Marketing Rep: I want you to figure out Google's market share.
Bing Product Engineer: Sure one sec let me Google it.
Microsoft Marketing Rep: NO! Bing it!
Bing Product Engineer: Oh right, I forgot.

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Swift

Swift is a multi-paradigm, compiled programming language created by Apple Inc. It is also the last name of a famous American pop star.

Zeeshan: Your resume says you have 10 years of Swift experience.
Intern Applicant: Yes sir.
Zeeshan: You do realize it hasn't been around for that long...
Intern Applicant: Sorry sir I was trying to look cool.

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No Free Lunch

An expression known all to well to employees at Apple Inc, who are required to pay for their own lunch.

Back at Google we'd get free food during all times of day, but here at Apple it comes out of my salary because there's no free lunch.

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The Anti Drug Test Node

An employee who mostly does his assignments and work under the influence quite often, but is so valuable to the company that the managers go through any length to prevent drug tests from being conducted on that individual or department.

We never have drug tests here in the engineering department because of all the anti-drug test nodes in the office. If we did we'd have to fire half the people who've designed our system architecture.

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IE Troll

A person who purposely uses Internet Explorer in front of others and claims that it is the superior browser on the market, to either mock another person or make it seem like they are completely incompetent.

Jack is an IE troll who gets girls to help him install chrome because he is "so bad" at using computers.

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Ephemeral Messaging

Normally refers to modern chat services that delete the conversation users have between one another at some point in time.

I love ephemeral messaging services because I never have to feel conscious about how much I curse.

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Hacker News Hack

A person who spends his time commenting on Hacker News product posts all day criticizing everything he sees, but is just barely aware that they can't make something original of his or her own.

During his breaks, Jack becomes a hacker news hack who browses hacker news all day and criticizes everything he reads.

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Adblock Competenacy Test

Checking to see if a person has enough basic knowledge to have installed adblock on their browser of choice.

After opening the link to the new Justin Bieber music video, George failed the Adblock Competency Test after waiting for a 30 second Honda commercial to end.

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*Insert Company Name Here* Happy Hour

We will give you free booze to browse our app, have a positive impression of us, and meet other people doing the same thing.

You should come to our Product Hunt Happy Hour early this Thursday. There's normally a line wrapping around the building.

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