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Joke: What do you call a group of network engineers?

An outage!

Have a good day! :-D

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CCIE DC
156 points · 3 days ago

An aggregation

CCNA
57 points · 3 days ago

A trunk

Studying Cisco + Juniper SP Cert + VoIP??
12 points · 3 days ago

What are they when they're reaching for the hidden stash?

A SIP Trunk

24 points · 3 days ago

Positive: Look at that aggregation of handsome network engineers!

Negative: That outage of Level 3 engineers were the worst I've ever come across!

A Lag group?

CCNP R&S
5 points · 3 days ago

A NIC card?

6 points · 3 days ago

A local LAN network?

Networks and Booze
7 points · 3 days ago

ATM machine?

CCNP R&S
6 points · 3 days ago

I actually prefer frame relay.

CCNP R&S
2 points · 3 days ago

No, a local LEC.

A bond

CCNA
1 point · 3 days ago

Together yet working solo.

146 points · 3 days ago

You don't call them...you submit a ticket!

Switchstack bug attracter
8 points · 2 days ago

Email to a dead inbox.

Hostmaster@

Best response of the thread.

Lol. Thankyou fir this

43 points · 3 days ago

A layer 8 problem!

3 points · 3 days ago

My favorite

Alcoholics Not Anonymous

Hey! I resemble this remark!

A BGP community

or a company function. That is pretty much the only time all of us get together

12 points · 3 days ago

Dysfunction is more like it... amirite?

Student + Jnr Admin
16 points · 3 days ago

*finger guns*

CCNP
37 points · 3 days ago

A Peer Group

DRINK-IE and LINKSYS-IE
16 points · 3 days ago

You're damn right.

8 points · 2 days ago

a Control Plane.

btw after all the serious technology questions/discussions that just make me feel like I really don’t know anything, posts like these make me stay subscribed :)

6 points · 3 days ago

Seems like the only they talk to each other... This is looking like some kind of conspiracy.

packet wrangler
10 points · 3 days ago

Hah, that's pretty good. But I thought you were going to say "a bad Python script"

5 points · 3 days ago

A network?

A notwork

9 points · 2 days ago

A nyetwork.

6 points · 3 days ago

A NATwork

CCNP
3 points · 3 days ago

This makes my day

We have a similar running joke at work. What do you call a group of Automation Techs? A scrotum.

Networks and Booze
7 points · 3 days ago

a smokebreak

Logs, or it didn't happen
0 points · 2 days ago

Most underrated comment.

2 points · 2 days ago

Depressed

2 points · 2 days ago

the net ninjas... because as a developer, having a great relationship with networking and ops makes my life a heck of a lot easier... it's the difference between something that can be hashed out over a lunch beer on a napkin, or 3 weeks of bloody bickering tickets back and forth.

Switchstack bug attracter
2 points · 2 days ago

Hostile work environment

higher ed cisco aruba nac
2 points · 3 days ago

a happy hour

I'll let Eric Clapton answer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D5tUTFceKWM

HA HA HA HA !!!! More like jitter

A channelled group?

CCIE-RS. CISSP-ISSAP, JNCIS-ENT/SP
1 point · 3 days ago

It depends.

womp womp womp

Active/ Standby Group

1 point · 2 days ago

Rich

CCNS R&S
1 point · 1 day ago

Yea, my joke when somebody says "oh, you're back!" is "...yea, hopefully I don't take the network down again."

Not so much a joke really. More of a half-assed apology for taking the network down the last time.

How do you tell an extroverted engineer?

He stares at your shoes instead of his.

0 points · 3 days ago

Shut up and take my upvote. Well played.

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