"I love pressure! I was born to compete in a dog-eat-dog world!"
"I'm a creative soul, and nothing satisfies me like creative problem solving."
"I'm very playful, so I need some competition to keep me interested."
"By all means, throw the occasional interesting problem my way."
"I'm not afraid of boredom. I know the world needs sentries."
"My whole life is learning. I eat 1000-page Unix manuals for sustenance."
"Oh, I love going where most fear to tread; got degrees you can't pronounce."
"Yes, I love to learn. I'm always interested in something new."
"Give me some training, but I'd still rather pursue my own study course."
"I have a high school diploma, and consider myself lucky to have that."
"I'm beyond engineering, all the way to being an architect. I design whole networks in my head."
"I am an engineer first of all."
"I'm pedantic. I build stuff for fun."
"I can work with tools, but mostly my free creative spirit drives me."
"I can't operate a washing machine without asking my spouse for help."
"I cannot be shut in, ever. I must soar the skies or I'm not alive."
"Stand back! I'll explore the territory and blaze a trail for the rest of you."
"The only constraints I can handle is the specifications of what the customer wants."
"I like to solve my own problems within a very narrow scope."
"No freedom for me, thanks. I'll just stay in this little box."
"I want to take exactly one interview in my lifetime. The right one."
"I'm here for a career, not a summer job. I'll pass up a quick reward for a long-term payoff."
"Like a musician in a band, I like short gigs. Sometimes, a projects engages me."
"I like short-term commitments. maybe a year here, a year there."
"Heck, no. Give me freelance work. I might change my mind later."
"I want not just serious money, but the power that comes with a high position."
"I want serious money."
"I'd like a decent living wage, with some potential to make it big."
"Oh, I'm so busy being creative that I don't care what I get paid, as long as I eat."
"Pay, shmay. I have ad revenue from my websites and my side hobbies to get me by."
"I love chaos! I love waking up each morning not knowing if the world will change today."
"If my industry doesn't revolutionize itself every five years, I get bored."
"I like a steady environment, but the occasional curve ball keeps things interesting."
"I need the industry I work in to be pretty much the same year-in year-out."
"I'm a rock. Once I'm planted, there I stay."
"I will go where the work is. Where I am doesn't matter at all."
"I'm pretty mobile, always on the go. I love an adventure."
"Oh, I have enough gypsy in me to wander occasionally."
"I'm comfortable where I am, save for flying out to Vegas for a convention once."
"What, me, move? Never!"