found these on a webpage

* you’re in the truck and halfway home when it finally dawns on you that you still have you’re tig gloves on
* when working out at the gym, you spend more time examining the welds on the gym equipment than you do actually using the equipment
* you examine the welds on a car to determine whether to buy it or not
* the smell of argon and scorched clothing are nostalgic
* you can tell what part of you is on fire just by the smell
* your safety boots could be used for tap dancing because of all the molten metal imbeded in their sole
* your jeans are starting to rust
* you measure the rods you’ve burned in tons
* everybody at the weld supplier knows you by the sound of your voice when you call
* when you see a fire your first reaction is to put it out with your hands
* you sit in the living room with a propane torch on the coffe table using it to make smores
* you get splatter/grind dust in your coffee but you drink it anyway
* you have the needed concentration to weld while wearing flip-flops!
* your wife finds all of her pots and pans in one of your sculptures
* you’ve ever set your Boss on fire
* you can identify different stick electrodes by their smell
* you have more welding hoods than your wife has shoes
* you have done the one footed hop from the hot sparks that fell into your boot and down between your toes
* your clothes catch on fire more than once a day
* you have a completely different meaning for “It’s Miller time!”