It's been a while; let's see what you got.
We let you go a whole month without the opportunity to test the limits of human caption-writing, but spring is almost here, and the time has come to awaken from your humor hibernation and share your gift with the world. Here is your subject:
You know the rules; you love the rules, but here they are again:
The winner of this month's contest will take home a SparkFun Simblee BLE Breakout and the RFDuino Simblee Starter Kit! And, if winning stuff is your thing, don't forget to enter the SparkFun SticKits Contest before 3/31 for the chance to take home $200. Caption away!
What we see here is the majestic Engineerus Sparkfunicus, lying in wait of awkward conversation.
A previous incident with Pixar, instilled a sense of caution.
Is that my stapler
Shhhhh! There it is, Nate's awesome graphite 20x Magnifier LED Lamp, I've heard rumors, but I didn't think it really existed.
Day 17: They began to suspect I wasn't one of them.
Heh, this was the only one that made me laugh out loud, very nice lol
At night when the engineers come out...
The wild engineer is a skittish worker and always flees at the first sign of documentation writing.
"I'll stand over hear while you flip the switch"
"How can we have $10,000 worth of resistors in stock, but NO TOILET PAPER?!?!"
Did someone say.....Pi?
If that 3D printer makes things, then that makes it a maker. But if I made the 3D printer, then I am a maker of makers. This is what God must feel like.
Almost immediately, Dave regretted using his largest LiPo in the motion-activated Rick Astley bust.
Hi robot256! Congrats - you're March's champion! We'll be sending your prize to you soon.
He was not yer sure if the lamp was truely evil, or merely guarding the printer against interruption.
It was true, Brick really did love lamp!
Every engineer's reaction when he first powers up his prototype. Better be safe than sorry!!!!
Hey kids, wanna buy some weed?
Mr. Watson — Come here — I want to see you.
Not bad, but a week late
At that awful moment, the nausea in stomach told him he would be in the photo caption contest.
At long last the secret of the ultimate dazzling white smile has been discovered.
He's losing his mind and I'm reaping all the benefits.
The supervisors demands for a more productive work day have left HR considering group counselling for anxiety disorder.
Swipe right to see the rest of my lab.
"I know that it talked to me.. It said, "Hold me you big hulk,I am yours"
As the timid engineer peers around the corner, he is once again sadden that his donut trap is still empty 8^(. Maybe he should try Power Bait next time.
Everyone thinks the lamp will win the staring contest, but no, the lamp has PWM.
<National Geographic Hushed Commentator>SparkFun's soldering gnomes are skittish, but respond positively to offerings of Jolt Cola and tesseracts. Watch as we tempt one from its natural repose</National Geographic Hushed Commentator>
It just looks like a lamp. What it actually is had to be trimmed from the image for decency's sake.
You know I can see you.
"For the last time, I see you and flannel is not camouflage!"
Apparently, ladies aren't the only thing turned on by his seductive gaze.
They do this to me every time. I'm working hard, look up and everybody's gone to lunch. Not cool.
When initial testing may cause a visit from the fire marshal.
"Are the Cloud Clouds set to Disco yet?"
He entered the fluorescent lit lab cautiously, spurred on by the anticipation of self accomplishment and a heightened sense of well-being, he knew his gnawing anxiety would quickly dissipate while programming in his newly acquired black fur thong. It was worth the risk, who would ever know ?
Finally! The ESP8266 Thing Internet Connected Robotic Toothbrush is ready! Now, if it would just stop getting stuck in my moustache...
Incontinence can strike at any time. This is the day that Paul learned that you can never trust a fart.
Nerdsis Anxietyra carefully inspects the area before approaching in order to avoid any social contact or potential threats to it chastity.
With no new episodes of MythBusters being made, SparkFun employees have to determine themselves if the engineers' toys really do come to life at night.
I see dead pixels... cold breath
Sarah's secret admirer was finally caught on camera while he was spying on her new project.
Do you think I can sneak that lamp on to the set with Nick for Friday's new products?
One is the loneliest number..
The engineers at Sparkfun were too busy figuring out how to create the CreeperBot, that no one asked if they should build the CreeperBot.
Project Timeline Rules state that: If an Engineer see his shadow it means there will be 6 more weeks of development time.
It was just an Arduino Starter kit. How did it end up like this? It was only a Starter kit. It was only a Starter kit. * sang in The Killers - Mr. Brightside tune
The moment when you break something, put it back together-ish, and then wait in the distance for someone else to come over and break it. :P
Y'all got any of them Pi Zeros?
My precious.... :3
"I'm telling you, we have Luxo Jr.'s cousin in our workshop. I forgot my rubber ball once and found him staring at it!"
5 6 7 8 9 10.......... I'm comming!!
"I hope they fixed the alignment problems -- if it would just not hit my lips this time," thought Carl nervously, as he began working up the courage for another frightening test of the experimental Laser Toothbrush.
The Majestic Lightstash.
Is that solder I smell?
There here...... Again...
Damn Shes got the latest LED flexilamp . How come I didn't get one first.
That awkward moment when your boss catches you watching porn at work.
Um excuse me... has anyone see my pants?
Hello. Is it me you're looking for?
Guide for dealing with your potentially self aware robots:
Though I had been warned by others that accepting a job at SparkFun meant "joining the dark side", I never dreamt that this was what they meant!
ALL GLORY TO THE HYPNOTAZ
The shy engineer in his native habitat.
On this week's episode of Fellowship of the Things, we have the obnoxious selfie-blocking desklamp!
Did someone say, "Open Source"?
Just after the morning dew... the engineer sits behind his blind eagerly waiting for the judging crowd to disperse before claiming a second glorious donut. Soon triumph shall be his.
Pass around the photon cigars! My robot is having a baby!
OK, Flip the breaker!
But its still ticking...
"Did that lamp just clap at me?"
The day 3D printers woke up
They did say the new intern was bright...
Harold wasn't completely certain it moved ...
What did the lamp say to the 3D printer? They make medicine for that!
You can always tell a Milford Man.
"Has the fire burnt itself out yet?"
I can has cheezburger?
Pay no attention to that man behind the curtain.
Does Nick has finish playing with his sensor triggered flame-thrower
Hmm... A new kind of Dalek? Hit the stalk or get it to absorb human DNA. It will question its own existence and exterminate itself.
Mr. Edison didn't fully trust this new invention of his.
Oh no...looks like my lamp has turned into Luxo, Jr's evil twin.
It really does get lonely during 2nd shift...How did you learn to manage this, lamp?
Hey guys, can you keep it down out there? I've got enough headaches fighting these robots in here.
Hey, can I get in what is going on the other side?
After getting in with the wrong crowd in his teens Luxo Jr. lost all his cuteness and turned into a ruthless killing machine.
Can I come in to the out now?
After a night of binge drinking and prototyping the Heffalump trap is finished. Ted quietly waits for that purple elephant he saw last night to return.
Shh... I see vacuum tubes
Running the gauntlet between your desk and the restroom can be a daunting task for those who forget to wear green on St. Patrick's Day...
Bill took shelter behind a wall, having endured a bruised eyeball and 27 stitches, that the boobatron 9000 was a tad unpredictable when first switched on.
Bill waited tirelessly to see if his needlessly complicated leprechaun trap did, in fact, work.
LTL; FTP IRL
What's your angle?
Knowing that toys move around in the Pixar movies, he patiently waits for the lamp to start hopping around.
Sparkfun has gotten so popular other companies are sending hip interns over to spy on them...
Enough talk, at this point it's time to put your light where your mouth is.
It's ok, Randy. Everyone falls asleep with a teeth whitening strip once in a while.
They said to always keep an eye on the 3d print job.... but I've got to go!
Carefully positioning his face to prevent HAL from reading his lips, Nick relays instructions to the Decahedrons. "You must move to the south wall and tell me what the LCD screen is displaying, it is the only way we are going to regain control of the Jupiter 2"
Rumors of a Hitler mustache were surprisingly hard to suppress due to the lack of photographic evidence.
... and now the lamps are begining to call him names!
"I did NOT let the magic smoke out of that brand new Pi3!"
He did not believe it, but Jim may have created at working teleport.
Once again Screams heard from Nick Poole's Office! :-)
All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.
We finally figured out how to make it work. Now we have to figure out how to turn it off.