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Re: Cad tool
« Reply #15 on: May 16, 2020, 06:48:42 PM »
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I'm also more than a half a century old, but my compatriots and I have used the phrases like "metric f-ck-ton of bullsh-t" since at least the 1990s.  Must be tech nerd thing.

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I've been also involved in technical stuff (computers, hardware, software, Unix, Windows) since I was a teen (as a hobby and profession) and never heard those terms.  Maybe it is a regional thing?
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Re: Cad tool
« Reply #16 on: May 17, 2020, 02:42:58 AM »
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I've been also involved in technical stuff (computers, hardware, software, Unix, Windows) since I was a kit (as a hobby and profession) and never heard those terms.  Maybe it is a regional thing?

Perhaps a Bay Area thing, or something from my foul-mouthed Alma Mater. Folks also use "Hella" (east bay) and "Way" (so-cal) as adverbs in front of profanity as well.

Urban Dictionary has had it listed for at least 15 years (2004), although like I said, I've heard it for much longer.

https://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=Metric%20Fuckton

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Re: Cad tool
« Reply #17 on: May 17, 2020, 02:35:48 PM »
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I heard Marines back in NC using it.
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Re: Cad tool
« Reply #18 on: May 18, 2020, 09:41:29 AM »
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Ok Boomer.