Signs that your co-worker is a hacker

  • Everyone who ticks him or her off gets a $26,000 phone bill.
  • Has won the Publisher’s Clearing House Sweepstakes three years running.
  • When asked for their phone number, they give it in hex.
  • Seems strangely calm whenever the office LAN goes down.
  • Somehow gets HBO on their PC at work. Mumbled, “Oh, puh-leeeez!” 295 times during the movie “The Net.”
  • Massive 401k contribution made in half-cent increments.
  • Their video dating profile lists “public-key encryption” among turn-ons.
  • Instead of the “Welcome” voice on AOL, you overhear, “Good Morning, Mr./Ms. President.”
  • You hear them murmur, “Let’s see you use that VISA card now, Professor “I-Don’t-Give-A’s-In-Computer-Science!”