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I reckoned gathering these check list all over the net.  I forgot to blog about it.  So here it is. 

YOU KNOW YOU’RE A GEEK…

 

 

If you can quote scenes from Startrek, Starwars or any sci-fi movie.  Check

 

 

 

If you stare at an orange juice container because it says CONCENTRATED.  Check

 

 

 

If the only jokes you receive are through e-mail.  Check

 

 

 

If you look forward to Christmas only to put together the kids’ toys.  Check

 

 

 

If your ideal evening consists of fast-forwarding through the latest sci-fi movie looking for technical inaccuracies.

 

 

 

If you carry on a one-hour debate over the expected results of a test that actually takes five minutes to run. 

 

 

 

If you don’t even know where the cover to your personal computer is.  Check

 

 

 

If you know the direction the water swirls when you flush.  Check

 

 

 

If you have ever taken the back off your TV just to see what’s inside.  check

 

 

 

If you own one or more white short-sleeve dress shirts.

 

 

 

If you are aware that computers are actually only good for playing games, but are afraid to say it out loud.

 

 

 

If you truly believe aliens are living among us.  Super check

 

 

 

If you have ever saved the power cord from a broken appliance.   check

 

 

 

If you have ever purchased an electronic appliance “as-is”.  check

 

 

 

If you see a good design and still have to change it.  Check

 

 

 

If the thought that a CD could refer to finance or music never enters your mind. 

 

 

 

If you have a habit of destroying things in order to see how they work.  Check

 

 

 

If you can remember 7 computer passwords but not your anniversary.   Check

 

 

 

If you have memorized the program schedule for the Discovery channel and have seen most of the shows already.  check

 

 

 

If your father sat 2 inches in front of your family’s first color TV with a magnifying lens to see how they made the colors, and you grew up thinking that was normal.  Big check

 

 

 

If you can type 70 words a minute but can’t read your own handwriting.  Big check

 

 

 

If people groan at the party when you pick out the music.

 

 

 

If your wristwatch has more buttons than a telephone.

 

 

 

If you have more friends on the Internet than in real life. 

 

 

 

If you thought the real heroes of “Apollo 13” were the mission Controllers.  Check

 

 

 

If you think that when people around you yawn, it’s because they didn’t get enough sleep.  Check

 

 

 

If you know what http:// stands for.  Check

 

 

 

If a kid asks why the sky is blue and you try to explain atmospheric absorption theory.

 

 

 

If your 4 basic food groups are: 1. Caffeine 2. Fat 3. Sugar  4. Chocolate.  Check

 

 

 

If you don’t cook and go for take away food.  Check

 

 

 

If you check your web page more than once a day.  Check

 

 

 

If you start getting paranoid you aren’t getting all your e-mail.(If you have sent me e-mail, and there seems to be no life from me, try again.)  Check

 

 

 

If you spend more than 10 minutes contemplating how traffic lights work.

 

 

 

If everyone in the neighborhood brings you (to) their computers to figure out what is wrong.  

 

 

 

If you can hold detailed technical conversations in a second language.  

 

 

 

If you arrange to get e-mail access no matter where you go.  Check

 

 

 

If you have a definite philosophy of stacking wood for fires.  Check

 

 

 

If you get REALLY excited when people from countries with limited access to the ‘net are frequent visitors to your pages.  Check

 

 

 

If you can remember your web address faster than your phone number.  Check

 

If you’ll spend a long time customizing a computer you’ll use for one day to the absolute pinnacle of comfort, but you won’t bother to spend two hours sewing up a skirt, and wear the damn thing sarong style.  Check

 

 

 

If you do your best work after 11 p.m.  Check

 

 

 

If you organize your DVDs, so the tops all face upward, alphabetically, or by genre.  Check

 

 

 

If you collect funny SPAM messages.  Check

 

 

 

If you talk to your computers, not because you’re bored, but because you’re afraid they might be.  Check

 

 

 

If you have lost most of your social abilities.  

 

 

 

If when you must converse with others, you speak a cryptic language of acronyms decipherable only by another geek.  Check

 

 

 

If you’re always free on Friday night.  

 

 

 

If you consider ‘Geek’ a compliment.  Check

 

 

 

If your non geek friends have no idea what you do for a living.

 

 

 

If camping in the woods, without electricity, or wireless access is your idea of a nightmare not a vacation.  Super Check

 

 

 

If you have over 10 E-mail accounts, and check them all regularly.  Check

 

 

 

If you’d rather communicate with people via text message, instant message, twitter or facebook.  Check

 

 

 

If you wear T-shirts with Starwars, Startrek or any computer related visuals on them. 

 

 

 

If you have more friends in virtual world than in real life.  Check

 

 

 

If you carry a USB flash drive in your pocket regardless of wherever you go.  Check

 

 

 

If your friends, family, friend’s friends call you asking for computer help, movie titles, book titles and general information.  Check

 

 

 

If you name your computer, servers and mobile phones little pet names.  Check

 

 

 

 

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