Do you really think that was just a doodle on the blueprint?
"I said "NOT here! NOT here!" Submitted by Jatin Shah
"How many times do I have to remind you? This ain’t American Chopper and you ain’t welding fancy pipes onto motorcycle headers!" Submitted by Chuck Lewis
"It was the only way we could get the equivalent pipe lengths in this space." Submitted by Mark O’Rosky; Austin, Texas
"Well, it worked for my wife. . . " Submitted by Jason Pielaet; Batavia, N.Y.
"Well, I think we found the pinch point limiting our new process." Submitted by Rod Mueller; Hertford, N.C.
"Our new pipe designer previously worked in the gift wrap department at Bloomingdale's." Submitted by Bo Getty; Baton Rouge, La.
"I've heard of getting your tubes tied, but this is ridiculous." Submitted by Paul Plante
"It appears you and I have our lines crossed." Submitted by Jeffrey Wrede; Montvale, N.J.
"Most systems have a few kinks to work out, but this looks like sabotage!" Submitted by Konrad Schwoerke; Chapel Hill, N.C.
"I can see that you are a little stressed." Submitted by Fred Infortunio; Houston
"Hmmm! I guess that you did not get a raise recently." Submitted by Fred Infortunio; Houston
"Is that the new guaranteed not to leak BOW-TIE valve???" Submitted by Ferman Prewitt; Monett, Mo.
"The plant manager is going to be mad as a hornet when the governor shows up for the ribbon cutting this afternoon." Submitted by Gene Bradbury; Tonawanda, N.Y.
"I shouldn't have told them to make it look 'pretty'!" Submitted by Jim McDow; Augusta, Ga.
"The I&E Tech says its some newfangled Coriolis Mass flowmeter." Submitted by Jim McDow; Augusta, Ga.
"As a matter of fact, Tim Tiebow was the lead Engineer on this. Perhaps he should have stuck with football." Submitted by Bob Vaughn
"No! I said tie INTO the line." Submitted by Kirby Hostetler; Barberton, Ohio
"When the contractor said he delivers his projects 'on time with a bow' I always thought he was talking figuratively." Submitted by Fred Durrenberger
"The boss said 'tie-in the line,' not 'tie, in the line.'" Submitted by Dan Hilburn
"I told you that pipe fitter looked like one of those chopper guys from that TV Show." Submitted by Robert Andrew
"I heard the pipe fitter singing 'here we go loopdy loop here we go. . .'" Submitted by Joseph P Windish; Warminster, Pa.
"I told him that his last piping job looked like spaghetti. He asked if I would rather have a pretzel." Submitted by Randall Butler; Jackson, Tenn.
"Nice ribbon bow. You think the boss will like his gift?" Submitted by Charles Parker
"YOU did not have to tie a knot in it to stop the leak." Submitted by Donald Drummond; Clarksburg. W. Va.
"The steam plant manager says, 'your area, your cost centre!" Submitted by Cameron Watt
". . . and while he worked he kept saying, 'Imagine the ride. WEEEEEEEE!" Submitted by Cameron Watt
". . . and when Carter complained the pipe fitter gave him a similar 'bow tie'" Submitted by Cameron Watt
"I can't stand literal thinkers. I said to tie-in the new line." Submitted by Cameron Watt
"The riggers wanted a loop here for some reason." Submitted by Cameron Watt
"It doesn't matter what the model says; I'm supposed to approve changes." Submitted by Cameron Watt
"I think someone ticked off the pipefitter!" Submitted by Robert Andrew
"I think we located the bottleneck in the system." Submitted by Robert Andrew
"Procurement did not have money in the budget to replace the butterfly valve so we came up with this." Submitted by Ken White
"I believe you got your chocolate in my peanut butter!" Submitted by George Collins
"Oh, it's just like the deceleration coils we put in the electrical cables to keep the electrons from slamming into the terminals." Submitted by Mark Mathews
"Sir, I’ve tied up the loose ends on my projects, just like you asked." Submitted by Katharine Bono; Bryn Mawr, PA
"That's what we get for hiring ex-Navy engineers. . . always showing off their knot-tying skills!" Submitted by Rick Stevens; Somerville, Tenn.
"Well . . . that finishes this expansion project." Submitted by Larry Rentkiewicz
"How did you do that?" Submitted by Fred Infortunio; Houston, Texas
"It is the shoe lace flange, if it comes untied we are in trouble." Submitted by Mark O’Rosky; Austin, Texas
"So that's the new 'Knot' flow meter huh?" Submitted by Scott Stanek
"Guy 1: 'Um . . . We've got a Problem.' Guy 2: 'No, not anymore.'" Submitted by Kerri Clifton
"How much extra did the contractor charge for this?" Submitted by Scott Patrick
"Bill, this is what the project manager referred to as the closed-loop fedback control system." Submitted by Patricio Proust
"But. . . I don't know this spectacle blind!" Submitted by Ernesto Arturo Calderón
"Well it did stop the valve from leaking." Submitted by Tonya Tom; New Orleans