Similar to beer goggles, bear goggles refer to a the influence of studying at UC Berkeley on one's visual perception, whereby one slowly finds someone attractive who would not have been attractive before studying at UC Berkeley.
xmangoslushie over 5 years ago James: What do you think about her? She's pretty hot, right?
Dave: What are you on? You said she was hideous last semester. Did your optometrist prescribe you bear goggles?
James: What do you think about her? She's pretty hot, right?
The city of San Francisco is one the most famous cities in the Bay Area, home to the SF Giants, hipsters, a thriving LGBT community, and enough fog to make you consider suicide, commonly referred to as "The City". When non Bay Area natives talk about the Bay Area, they're either talking about SF or Silicon Valley.
xmangoslushie over 5 years ago Alex: Yo man, you doing something later? It's Friday.
Kim: Yea I'm thinking about heading to The City later for some drinks, probably near Nob Hill or something.
Alex: Sounds chill. Can I come?
Kim: I don't know if it's your scene. The place has pretty hipster bars. They all have PBR on tap for $5 a pint.
Alex: Yo man, you doing something later? It's Friday.
A title promotion is a like a normal promotion, except without any increase in compensation, whether salary or otherwise. This is typically used to make engineers feel more important and get them to do more work without actually paying them for it.
xmangoslushie over 5 years ago Calvin: I just got promoted to Senior Software Engineer! I get to manage a team and maintain existing code!
Jerry: Are you getting paid more?
Calvin: No, but think of how exciting this opportunity is!
Calvin: I just got promoted to Senior Software Engineer! I get to manage a team and maintain existing code!
A bug is a flaw in software that causes an unintended result. Most bugs arise from errors in written code, rather than from a computer itself. Due to the prevalence of engineer-created bugs, some programmers sardonically refer to their bugs as "surprise features".
xmangoslushie over 5 years ago Albert: Is there a bug in your code? I can't log into my account.
Justin: That's a feature. The site is telling you to go outside and take walk.
Albert: Is there a bug in your code? I can't log into my account.