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The jester testers

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One Question Test for Software testing position.

Here's a one-question Test to help you decide how suitable
You are for any software testing position:
There is a mute who wants to buy a toothbrush.

By imitating the action of brushing one's teeth, he successfully
expresses himself to the shopkeeper and the purchase is done.

Now, if there is a blind man who wishes to buy a pair of sunglasses, how should
 he express himself?

 Think about it first before scrolling down for the answer...

He opens his mouth and says. "I would like to buy a pair of sunglasses."
If you got this wrong, please do not apply for any software testing position.

what does the little computer call it's dad?

Disney Password
My kids love going to the Web, and they keep track of their passwords by writing them on Post-it notes.
I noticed their Disney password was "MickeyMinnieGoofyPluto," and asked why it was so long.
"Because," my son explained, "they say it has to have at least four characters."

You've been programming too long when:
  • When you are counting objects, you go "0,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,A,B,C,D...".
  • When asked about a bus schedule, you wonder if it is 16 or 32 bits.
  • When your wife says "If you don't turn off that darn machine and come to bed,then I am going to divorce you!", and you chastise her for for omitting the else clause.
  • When you are reading a book and look for the space bar to get to the next page.
  • When you look for your car keys using: "grep keys /dev/pockets"
  • When after fooling around all day with routers etc, you pick up the phone and start dialing an IP number.
  • When you get in the elevator and double-press the button for the floor you want.
  • When not only do you check your email more often than your paper mail, but you remember your {network address} faster than your postal one.
  • When you go to balance your checkbook and discover that you're doing the math in octal.
  • When you dream in 256 pallettes of 256 colors.
  • What is a computer's first sign of old age? Loss of memory.
  • What is an astronaut's favorite key on a computer keyboard? The space bar.
  • What happened when the computer fell on the floor? It slipped a disk.
  • Why was there a bug in the computer? It was looking for a byte to eat.
  • What is a computer virus? A terminal illness.
    To err is human; but to really mess things up requires a computer.
    Computers are not intelligent.  They only think they are.
    Computers make very fast, very accurate mistakes.
    My computer isn't that nervous. It's just a bit ANSI.
    The attention span of a computer is as long as its electrical cord.

    Bumper Sticker:
    We are Microsoft. Resistance Is Futile. You Will Be Assimilated.
    You vs. Your Boss...
    When you take a long time, you're slow. When your boss takes a long time, he's thorough.
    When you don't do it, you're lazy. When your boss doesn't do it, he's too busy.
    When you make a mistake, you're an idiot. When your boss makes a mistake, he's only human.
    When doing something without being told, you're overstepping your authority. When your boss does the same thing, that's initiative.
    When you take a stand, you're being pig-headed. When your boss does it, he's being firm.
    When you overlooked a rule of ettiquette, you're being rude. When your boss skips a few rules, he's being original.
    When you're out of the office, you're wandering around. When your boss is out of the office, he's on business.
    When you're on a day off sick, you're always sick. When your boss has a day off sick, he must be very ill.
    When you apply for leave, you must be going for an interview. When your boss applies for leave, it's because he's overworked

    Not a Software Tester example


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