• You start correcting other peoples configs for overconfiguring
  • Your fiancee has watched an entire season of desperate housewives in a week
  • You’d rather do a quick lab in Dynamips than watch TV
  • You would rather spend a week in Milton Keynes than in Rome
  • You can setup an entire topology with config in Notepad from scratch
  • You know that metric to ASBR DOES matter for OSPF E2 routes
  • You don’t envision yourself as the router, you ARE the router
  • You can look at a network diagram and identify routing loops on the fly
  • You enjoy doing the devilish Vol4 labs that mastermind Petr Lapukhov created and get beat up by it
  • You get upset when people confuse the RD and RT values in MPLS VPNs
You know you’re studying for the CCIE when…
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  • August 20, 2011 at 12:05 pm
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    Yes, i hate when someone overconfigures. Also, when i look at my old configs (2, 3 years old), there always are things to reduce.
    And my girlfriend is watching Sex and the city 🙂

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  • August 20, 2011 at 12:05 pm
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    bwahaha, too true!

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  • August 21, 2011 at 7:40 am
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    ha ha ha ha…good one..i do agree with you fully sir.!!You forgot to add that “every paper near you is full of circles with lightning joining them…”

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  • September 18, 2011 at 12:14 am
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    Some things sound familiar, other things are yet to come…

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