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quidscribis
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Anyone willing to admit they're a geek?
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Quid, you haven't been around here that long, have you?

Anyway, I'm a geek, goober and nerd all rolled into one.

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Well, a few months or so, but I'm just in a "celebrate my ultra geekiness" mood, so, well, so there.
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The shirt I'm wearing (a gift) proudly proclaims in pretty script: "Geek Goddess"

And verily I say "w00t"

Q.

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Raia
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Oh me. Definitely me.
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Yup. Major grammar-geek.

::laughs:: Not to mention my penchant towards learning foreign languages and the fact that I thoroughly enjoy writing research papers.

Edit: Grammar-geek offline. Online... ::shrugs:: 'Tis different.

[ August 01, 2003, 09:29 PM: Message edited by: Pixie ]

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Eaquae Legit
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Grammar Nazi, Latin Geek, Classics nut, bookworm - you name it, I'm there.
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Clownshoe.
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larisse
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I am a Science Geek and a Computer Geek, but I am NOT a Programming Geek. I am also a BookWorm.

Why exactly does 'w00t' establish one as a geek anyways... I never got that. Okay, well a Gaming Geek I suppose.

All [Hail] the Mighty Geekdom!

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I'm a movie geek, and a book geek. Otherwise I'm pretty damn cool. [Cool]
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I am a geek. I use 1337$p34|<.

G3eKz r0X0rz!

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Bob the Lawyer
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Sadly the Hatrack Geek's Club has already had its elections this year.
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Take that, fellow grammar geeks! I have a cabinet position, and you don't!
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Not to brag or anything, but I enjoy my regular helping of raw chicken heads every now and then.

But in comparison to the men in those old traveling circus shows, who chomps on ten to twenty chicken heads a day, (as well as a number of snake heads) I reckon that I am more of a wannabe geek rather than an actual, full-fledged geek. [Wink]

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Gamer geek, reporting in!
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I am the #1 expert on Grecian mountains, such as Olympus.

I am covered in baby oil.

I am bashful.

That makes me

This Weeks Sleak Meek Greek Peak Geek.

The above pun proves my geekdom.

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Geeks have already taken over.

We rule the internet, politics and big business.

And we won't be stopped. [Wink]

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Dog geek.
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Oh, me! I am a geek. SUCH a geek. I am a geek at whatever I do: an art geek, a music geek, a comic/bookworm geek...I even managed to be a Cross-country/track geek. In fact, I think the only thing about me that surpasses my geekiness is my freakiness.

Does anyone have any Zot! comics they'd like to sell me? [Big Grin]

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no, but i want to start an asterisk and obelisk collection, if anyone out there wants to sell me any
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Sorry, you can't have mine.
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I just saw a whole bunch of reprinted asterisk comics at the shop the other day! Very nice-looking. [Big Grin]
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wait, I meant Asterix... [Embarrassed]
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Here are some nice fresh asterisks in season. Going cheap! ***********************

I'm a major science, astronomy, math, cosmology, physics, evolutionary biology, technology, space, philosophy, artificial intelligence, chaos theory, music, vocabulary, reading, and poetry geek. Am a former computer geek from the days of yore but my skillz are now 10 years out of date. I programmed ancient machines in assembly, though, which is points even if now pointless. [Smile] I think of the quantum mechanical aspects of everyday activities like thinking or cooking. I read dictionaries for fun. American Heritage is my favorite except for OED which I would read if I had and it's my dream gift to get the OED on CD rom for Christmas in which case I would read it all. I read Goedel, Escher, Bach 10 times. Zen koans are another interest. Jorge Luis Borges. I'm an ubergeek. None of you even come close to approaching my geekiness except The Rabbit who is a goddess of geekdom and whom I bow before in worship. [Smile] Oh, wait, I meant [Hail]

[ August 02, 2003, 12:33 AM: Message edited by: ak ]

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Hahaha... ak, you got some good stuff to be geeky about. Astronomy, cosmology, quantum mechanics, poetry are all good things in my book. I am interested in AI and chaos theory, but am afraid they break my line of brain mushiness factor.

I don't think about the quantum mechanics of cooking, but I used to wonder how it would be to experience the world in higher dimensions (does that count?). Used to read encyclopedias and program on my Apple IIe as a kid. (Before the Mac but after the Lisa)

Pssst... I had to look up the word koan . Come to find out I did know what that was just didn't know it had a name.

Which brings me to an additional geekiness. I am a Google Geek. I love looking things up in Google and not just to check the first 10 hits but check the second and third and fourth pages. Heck... I've even checked all the pages once (okay... more than once) I am a bit of an addict. [Blushing]

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I am the biggest geek/dork/freak that ever lived.

Clownshoe

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I'm a Bump Geek just bored enough to search out the oldest interesting topic I could.
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I own either 8 or 9 thinkgeek shirts.

'Nuff said.

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I'm also a Drama Geek, with about twenty Drama Geek shirts from various productions.
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I can't speak for everyone else, but every hatracker I've met has been a geek
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Hmm. I haven't met any hatrackers. Maybe that's part of my problem. [Big Grin]
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Joldo
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Well, let's see. We stay up until midnight posting on an online forum, many of us talking to people we've never met.

I think it's sort of implied in the description, mate.

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I'm pretty well rounded, Anime junkie, Scifi junkie, gaming geek, LARP geek, computer & programmer geek.

I'm also trying to learn russian and chinese.

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I'm definitely a geek. I'm not 1337, though. I think I'm too old for that. Er... w00t?
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I think being registered on a message board dedicated to the worship of a SF author makes you a geek automatically.
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Let's see...

Was reading by the time I was three, and have been at it pretty much constantly ever since.

Second-generation science fiction fan.

Theatre geek when I get the opportunity.

I go to the library to play.

I love to do research.

I think I qualify as a geek.

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My three year old wants to be Arthur Dent for Halloween. Not just a geek, but passing the torch.
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I still freely admit to being a geek. In fact, in that quiz that was posted about 3 weeks ago, I ended up being the biggest geek here. And just by bragging about that, I'm pretty sure that makes me pretty geeky.
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I used to have what I believe to be the finest independently-owned collection of original MERP resource and gaming books in the state of Utah. Then I moved. I don't know how it compares in Arizona.

And I often spend my sacrament meetings doing harmonic analyses of some of the more interesting hymns in the hymnbook (of course, most of them are not very complicated to start with).

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Oh... I own the original issues of Crisis on Infinite Earths and Watchmen, rather than the collected versions. And the full set of Peter David's run on Supergirl (including extras). I think that has to qualify me as rather pathetic, even for a geek.
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Peter David is cool.
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[Wave]

Library geek

Sci-fi geek

Book geek

I also read the Economist and use words with more than 7 letters on a regular basis, which apparently makes me a geek, although I would be more inclined to say it makes me moderately educated.

Edited because I am not a spelling geek.

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We had this competition years ago. I won. Bow before my geekness.
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I make mods for video games in my spare time, I'm pretty sure that makes me a geek.

Among many, many other things [Razz]

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geek appears to be synonymous with passion for things non-physical. We are a passionate bunch, but its a strange passion.

Not like a romantic liason between someone, a french speaking duck, a fork, and two trained chihuahuas, but strange none the less.

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