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wonderboy

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You have a five minute break between meetings;
You use that time to run outside and apply a paint of coat to your rockets;
And you only remember that you forgot to take a "bio break" when you are joining the next meeting
100% agree! I've found many rocket tasks that can easily be accomplished in the few minutes here and there between meetings or work tasks.
 

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You might have a "Rocketry Problem" if you have been stopped multiple times by law enforcement due to the 1/3-scale "Patriot" missile strapped to the top of your Ford Fiesta.

You might have a "Rocketry Problem" if the motor for the 1/3-scale "Patriot" missile produces more horsepower than your Ford Fiesta.

And you absolutely have a "Rocketry Problem" if you actually know a math formula for converting Maximum/Total Impulse in Newtons into Horse Power.

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Or maybe just this.
 

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  • If you spend too much time reading TRF at your desk at work, you might have a rocket problem.
  • If every hollow cylindrical object you see looks like a body tube or motor mount, you might have a rocket problem.
  • If you see the gussets at the bottoms of light poles and think they're fins, you might have a rocket problem.
  • If you get excited about clever ways to organize your sand paper collection, you might have a rocket problem.
And on a tangentially related note:
  • If you "apply a paint of coat" to anything at all, you might have a reading problem.
  • If you have a formula for converting impulse to horsepower without consideration of both the burn time and vehicle mass, you might have a physics problem.
 
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  • If every time you walk outside you evaluate the suitability of the weather for launching rockets (even if you have no plans to launch rockets that day), you might have a rocket problem.
  • If you actually get annoyed when the wind blows, even on days when you have no plans to launch rockets, you might have a rocket problem.
 

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  • If every time you walk outside you evaluate the suitability of the weather for launching rockets (even if you have no plans to launch rockets that day), you might have a rocket problem.
  • If you actually get annoyed when the wind blows, even on days when you have no plans to launch rockets, you might have a rocket problem.
Substitute "paint" for "fly" and it still works.
 

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You might have a rocket problem if 3 out of the 5 closets in your house contains nothing but rocket stuff.

You might have a rocket problem if the screensaver on your phone is your latest project and not your family picture.

You might have a rocket problem because you don't hear a word your wife or girlfriend is saying because you're thinking about how you are going to get those internal fillets in the fin can.
 

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You might have a rocket problem if you lie awake in bed between 3am and 6am every morning thinking about how to solve a rocket problem.
 

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You ignore the thought that your significant other might not approve of your latest purchase and decide you'll cross that bridge when you get to it—when the shipment arrives.
For some of us, the correct phrases are "burn that bridge" and/or "ex significant other"

And if you have it shipped to work rather than home, no one else needs to know...
 
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And you absolutely have a "Rocketry Problem" if you actually know a math formula for converting Maximum/Total Impulse in Newtons into Horse Power.
If you know a formula for converting Impulse into horsepower you probably have a physics problem! 🤣
 

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You ignore the thought that your significant other might not approve of your latest purchase and decide you'll cross that bridge when you get to it—when the shipment arrives.
^^Ding ding ding ^^
 

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If you buy a rocket kit that you know you have, because you can't find it in the middle of your build pile, you might have a rocket problem.
 

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You're walking in the aisle in the grocery store and think "Hey, that (insert food container here) might make a cool nose cone".
 

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You spend two weeks wet sanding your 14 ft rocket with little pieces of 2000 grit sandpaper.
 

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You might have a rocket problem that with every drive remotely out of the city and see a small/medium/large field, your figuring out what you could fly on it.
 
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