You might be an old surveyor if…
Your instrument has 4 way leveling.
Your work truck has a button on the firewall, that you stomp, to engage the starter.
You know how to file the points on the work truck, but your points file is dull.
Your normal plumb bob has not had a point for over 30 years.
Khaki pants are standard.
You know how to “do up” the tape, without a reel. And, take it out, without snarling it.
A “thong”, is a standard thing, on your tape.
Deflect left, or deflect right is standard field book notation.
“Pounce” is written on a can, on your desk.
You still know right where your copy of “seven place natural tables” is.
Computers are not your thing.
Cell phones, are flip phone only.
You have several ephemerides, but they are out of date.
You have ever looked back at the instrument man, through the level, to read his hand signs.
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