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Define a True Geek

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  • Started 6 years ago by Lighthouse
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Lighthouse
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That's the question.

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ScottW
Posts: 6609

You know you're a geek when...

* you like fixing other people's computers
* you enjoy the "challenge" of wrestling with a system that is infected with lots of viruses and/or spyware
* you know all of your MAC addresses by heart
* you insist that your S.O. call you "Sysadmin" when you are in your computer chair
* you hang out on these forums!

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Lighthouse
Posts: 13598

Nowhere close

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whs
Posts: 17584

A real Geek likes to mess up his system against better judgement.

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jack7h3r1pp3r
Posts: 2815

no i think a real geek just lives in side of his/her pc

like me i am just a fragment of data stored on a hard drive

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Lighthouse
Posts: 13598

No one's got there yet

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Budohorseman
Posts: 847

1) Must know the Ultimate Answer to the Ultimate Question of Life, the Universe, and Everything.
2) Should know what TARDIS stands for.
3) Should be able to do a stable overclock of at least 5% on current AMD processors or 20% on current Intel processors.

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Lighthouse
Posts: 13598

Nice response. Not quite correct though
I do know 2 of the answers
Maybe i FORGOT TO MENTION , THAT A PRIZE IS INVOLVED
BIG EDIT no goggling allowed.. or you lose

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ScottW
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I promise not to goggle for the answer. :-)

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Budohorseman
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1) Knows the number of the counting before one can lobbeth the Holy Hand-Grenade of Antioch.
2) Knows the difference between Hyperspace and Subspace.
3) Knows that they should lap their heatsink before affixing it to the cpu/mobo.

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Lighthouse
Posts: 13598

I need a new keyboard. I love this one but it's full of old input.

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whs
Posts: 17584

It needs a good wash down. Why don't you take a walk thru the car wash with it.

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Lighthouse
Posts: 13598

Washing wouldn't work. It has a better memory than me.

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Lighthouse
Posts: 13598

@Budohorseman
I know all that
Try again

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Budohorseman
Posts: 847

1) Celebrates pi day (by eating pie all day).
2) Celebrates talk like a pirate day.
3) Knows who Pastafarians worship.
4) Knows when it better to use synchronous or asynchronous timings.

@lighthouse, did you lap your heatsink?

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Lighthouse
Posts: 13598

1 out of 4

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Budohorseman
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1) Knows the ecological impact as a result of the decrease in the number of pirates.
2) Knows the 10 types of people who exist in the world.
3) Rolls d20’s.

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Lighthouse
Posts: 13598

10 types? I only know 11
what has gaming to do with Geeking?

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Budohorseman
Posts: 847

Those who know binary and those who don't!

As for gaming, everyone knows that most Nerds are Geeks and most Geeks are Nerds.

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Lighthouse
Posts: 13598

Keep trying

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