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Control Room Etiquette


If you are talking to a consultant in a central control room and hear snoring from one of the other consoles, do you (a) ignore it and hope the visitor doesnít hear it, (b) make noise at your console in hopes that it wakes the other operator, (c) ask the other console an inane question and risk a startle response, or (d) block in the other unitís rundown and wait for the alarms to wake them. The operator I was talking to chose (a).

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