Friday OT - Are you an expert?

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  1. Angie

    Angie square root(31) = 5.56776436

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    On what topic do you feel like you're an expert, an aficionado? Anything from cars to making quesadillas, it doesn't matter - what's your "thing" on which you feel like you can speak as an authority?

    I, for one, can make toast better than just about anyone on Earth. You should all be jealous. Also, I know a lot about car seat safety.

    Yours?
     
  2. ISUAgronomist

    ISUAgronomist Well-Known Member

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    Banana bread.



    Agronomy :wink:
     
  3. HoopsTournament

    HoopsTournament Well-Known Member

    I consider myself a little bit of an NCAA Tournament history expert. Thus my username.
     
  4. Angie

    Angie square root(31) = 5.56776436

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    I adore banana bread. So now I think agronomy is dreamy. :)
     
  5. Cyclonepride

    Cyclonepride Moderator

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    Flooring. Been in the field 19 years. I also think I could give you a run for your money on toast.
     
  6. iowast8fan

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    I once took an online test to see if I could correctly identify real vs. enhanced boobs. I scored 100%. So, I could argue that I am a boob expert.
     
  7. Angie

    Angie square root(31) = 5.56776436

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    I am impressed with the flooring, but seriously. Can't beat my toast. It's just not going to happen. Plus, IT'S ALL I HAVE! I can make that and macaroni & cheese. ;)

    (You forgot conspiracy theories!! :wink:)
     
  8. Cyclonepride

    Cyclonepride Moderator

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    I would have said conspiracy theories, but I don't want them to know that I know.
     
  9. HoopsTournament

    HoopsTournament Well-Known Member

    I also am somewhat of an excel expert. But I haven't found any practical uses for it. :pcute:
     
  10. SNEDDS3

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    Drinking and watching sports.
     
  11. MNclone

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    Smoking ribs on a Weber kettle
     
  12. TykeClone

    TykeClone Burgermeister!

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  13. IcSyU

    IcSyU Well-Known Member

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    Very good with the personal computing side of things...still need some work on the server side.

    Intuit says I'm a Quickbooks expert although some days I wonder. :biglaugh:
     
  14. 3TrueFans

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    Only when I'm on Cyclonefanatic.
     
  15. crash_zone

    crash_zone Well-Known Member

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    excel - I use it at work and home. Chances are, if I use the same excel sheet enough, I'll go ahead and write in a few macros for it.

    And while I consider myself at the "expert" level in excel, I have ran into a few that are excel wizards. They work magic with that program.
     
  16. bufante

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    Travel Trailers, Call of Duty, Playa Del Carmen, MX. Pretty much the cat's meow on those three things.
     
  17. no2cyclones

    no2cyclones Mariner Moose

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    [video=youtube;LUN2YN0bOi8]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LUN2YN0bOi8[/video]
     
  18. IcSyU

    IcSyU Well-Known Member

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    I'm pretty good with Excel but I think it's more that I'm surrounded by dip *****. We have a couple people completely oblivious to the SUM function and it's infuriating.

    If you work in Excel frequently and don't know how to use
    - Macros
    - Lookups
    - Pivot Tables

    You need to get yourself educated and make your life easier.

    I'd also say I'm an expert on basically all Office products...even that bastard Access.
     
  19. no2cyclones

    no2cyclones Mariner Moose

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    Four?
     
  20. GrindingAway

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    I've just started trying this. Got a son that is crazy about Ribs. First attempt was ok, but I started too late in the day and got to the point where we just had to eat whether they were perfect of not. Second attempt was much better, but I wouldn't consider myself an expert yet. If you need an apprentice let me know. It's at a minimum a great excuse to sit on the deck and drink beer all afternoon.

    For me...

    Some would consider me a hydraulic expert although I haven't worked in that area directly for a while so probably a little past my prime.

    I can also hold my own against almost anyone when it comes to knowledge of No Limit Hold Em and Pearl Jam.
     

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