Selecting a groom from software industry…


A friend shared this and it’s funny but mostly true too… an interesting read for the IT guys 😀 ( and definitely an interesting read for the girls interested in IT guys :P) Enjoy! 😀

A conversation about the process of selecting a bridegroom from software industry

Vidhya: hey! what is the matter you have called up all of a sudden?

Nithya : do u remember that my parents gave my horoscope, to search for a suitable match, to many people? So many horoscopes of the groom has come.. in that 4-5 seems to match.. I don’t know which one to select, I am confused because of it.

Vidhya: what is the confusion about?

Nithya: horoscopes of many software engineers have come. That’s why I don’t know whom I must select among this. You are a software engineer na pls give me some suggestion.

Vidhya: not a problem at all. So tell me the position that each one holds.

Nithya: first is a “manager”.

Vidhya: manager?? Then he will showcast himself that he is busy always. But he will not do anything properly. He will get u 1 kg of rice and ask you to prepare for the whole area say a village. He will get you mutton and ask you to prepare chicken 65. Even if you protest telling you can’t make it, he’ll not accept. He will tell you to work hard day and night to prepare it. He will also tell he’ll provide you with the night cab. Even if you ask how can I prepare chicken 65 out of it by sitting day and night he will not accept.

Nithya: dangerous he is!! Then I must escape. Next is a “test engineer”.

Vidhya: he is more dangerous than the other person. Whatever you do he will correctly tell only the fault in it. Even if you try to surprise him with 10 variety of food, he will tell the item which does not have salt in it. If you ask him “will you not at least tell that it is good”, he will reply back saying it is your duty to make it good so why must I tell that. He is sooo good …

Nithya: then a NO to him also. Next is the “performance test engineer”.

Vidhya: he is another specimen.. even if everything is good, he will ask why did it take this much time. If you take 10 minutes to make a coffee, he will question you asking why you have taken 10 min for a coffee which can be done within 5 min. Even if you say that he is talking about the instant coffee while you have made the filter coffee, he will not accept. The same will be with all the work you do. You must not think about this person if you want to do make up in your life !!!

Nithya: then! you mean to say that we should not marry software guys??

Vidhya: who said like that?? In software there is one more group. They are called the developers group. How much ever you hit them they will bear.

Nithya: then tell about them.

Vidhya: you don’t have to do anything. They will do everything themselves. If we sit back and just boost them it is enough. But the problem with them is- they will say “I know it” whatever you ask them. Even that is ok. They will bear how much ever you hit them but the condition is you must keep saying “you are too good” after hitting them every time.

Vidhya: this is superb. Then we must search for this kind of a groom

Looking fwd to comments 😀


9 responses »

  1. Man I am printing this and taking to the un-used hottest breed 😛 But what baby don’t know is that developers do leave nasty bugs and they sure need unsurprisingly long time to debugging 😀 “payback of dev :D” 😀

    • thank you nice to know u r a developer too 🙂 … but in that case you should already have made this decision 😛 how can you even “think” any other type of guy !! 😀

    • well thats what managers do “literally” .. I have experienced it personally 🙂

      and welcome to my humble blog 🙂

      P.S: if this is not ur first visit then sorry and curse my bad memory 😛

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