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I Am a Geek

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    A friend recently recommended an anime site

    called kissanime, and I have become amazingly unproductive since I discovered they have a ton of Inyuasha episodes on there.
    Saithe Saithe 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 24

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    Geek Books

    "Dear non-geeks: If you see any geeks wearing this shirt in public , they have come from a long day at the IT mines trying to explain to people how to double click on something. "
    Russiangirl19 Russiangirl19 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 27, 2013

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    I Used to Be Ashamed of My Geekiness

    But now I embrace the Nerd culture. I'm proud of loving science fiction, of playing video games, of loving to read, of doing well in school, and most of all, being intelligent.
    JonFurniss JonFurniss 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 2, 2008

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    Absolutely nothing wrong with it!

    Embrace it! When people try to make me fun of me or tell me , 'you're such a geek/nerd', I just give them a huge smile and proudly tell them, 'yes, I am!' It usually throws them off and they don't have a response. I just walk away smiling or continue my conversation.
    Nuovinzi Nuovinzi 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 24

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    I like my own level of geek,

    I like to play video games, I play the flute in band, and you know what.....I'm really good at science!
    RandomColor RandomColor 13-15, F Feb 23

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    I Want Geeky Friends!!!

    I'm a bit of a geek. It's not something I'd always have described myself as, but maybe I should have. I don't fit in with any other social group that well and since I do have quite a few geeky interests (with more to come hopefully), I think its about time I joined the Geek...
    taloden taloden 26-30, M 3 Responses Apr 30, 2010

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    I cosplay and play MMOs--both I do often with

    my girlfriend. I love going to conventions, watching anime, going on tumblr for fandom **** (admittedly, mostly for Homestuck)... I even have a cosplay channel on youtube with a group of friends, where we give tutorials and do Day In The Life Of Videos, and just geek out...
    infintyandbeyond infintyandbeyond 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 8

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    Geekdom Is Me.

    I like: Webcomics Comics Fantasy Books Reading in general Writing Video games Computers Playing guitar Dressing geeky   If that's not proof enough that I'm a geek well...then there's a problem. LOL
    LylaRocks LylaRocks 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 7, 2008

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    I am an unapologetic geek.

    I absolutely collect comics, play video games, read, watch Archer, enjoy anime. Yes, I enjoy getting outside to golf, snowboard, ride my motorcycle.. but I am absolutely a geek.
    MLGecko MLGecko 36-40, M 1 Response Jan 28

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    Geek Flag Flying

    I think that geeks are born being geeks, it's just that some take longer than others to start/realize it. My geekdom began very early on when I was about 4, and it started with the old animated Batman series, as well as the Adam West version, and the animated series that aired in...
    SnakeDriver91 SnakeDriver91 22-25, M Sep 13, 2013

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    Geek To The Bone.

    Yes, I am. Star trek, star wars, comics and all. If ot is part of the geek life I may have read or watched or played it.
    buckeye226 buckeye226 22-25, M Nov 12, 2013

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    Its Obvious, I Am Geek

    Well, my path to geekdom started at the small age of what, 3 or 4? My dad brought home this ancient IBM thinkpad that had a mickey mouse game on it which i played. Imagine that, i started with a laptop. Anyways, like the guy before me I don't mind being a geek. After all...
    typeyourname typeyourname 16-18, M 2 Responses Nov 10, 2006

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    I'm a geek that had the misfortune of growing

    up in a Canadian rural area where being a geek was something people looked on down on you for. People don't understand that I don't really care for most sports, hunting, cars, dancing, concerts or most other common forms of "active" entertainment. I love to read, play table top...
    RickThomas RickThomas 26-30, M Jul 17

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    i love wow, hearthstone,

    soul calibur, final fantasy, games games games, love to read, watch movies
    Pandorazz Pandorazz 26-30 1 Response May 10

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    Geeking Out...

    I love geeking out on things i don't understand. I find the whole process very enjoyable. Especially when it comes to technology. The feeling is just awesome and relieving when you have solved the mystery, or found the missing link. Due to the nature of my job, such challenges...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jul 14, 2013

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    yeah...I'm a geekgirl.

    ..live on my own, solitary and introverted, like playing with my PC, science fiction, you get the picture!!
    ThatGirlAlison ThatGirlAlison 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 14

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    Engineers Codes- Decoded:

    Definition of geek: "A person who relates academic subjects to the real world outside of academic studies" Engineering changed me. I am not a geek always but, when I have my college classmates around me-- we just talk everything in technical terms. We call bad jokes...
    tenderfoot1 tenderfoot1 22-25, F 5 Responses Nov 14, 2008

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    I love technical things.

    I for example rather analyze games with Excel than playing them and I love to make computers do exactly what I want them to do.
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 8

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    Film, fantasy, and comic con LETS DO IT!

    That's where you find your family :]
    Wynnieskye Wynnieskye 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 1

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    punkrokpixie punkrokpixie 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 13

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    Yes And Proud To Be!

    Of course being a geek covers a lot of ground. You can be a geek in a sport, profession, school, even church. I take the view that a geek really is anyone who takes what they are doing seriously and devotes themselves to its pursuit to the exclusion in some cases of all else...
    PrairieDog71 PrairieDog71 41-45, M Jun 9, 2012

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    I Am Such a Geek!

    In high school everyone is trying to find themselves. I went from being a ghost to a girlie girl to a goth. Yeah, weird huh? But the thing that never changed no matter how much I tried, was that I was a HUGE geek. I love sci-fi and fantasy (especially urban fantasy). I love...
    shegeek101 shegeek101 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 6, 2009

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    DancingFox DancingFox 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 6, 2012

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    Nothing more to add to that.

    I mean I wear a Kingdom Hearts necklace. I am super cereal.
    xlevinus xlevinus 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 11

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    I have an active imagination.

    I like to fantasize about things a lot and all the time. Even when I'm walking down the street. That in itself is bad enough, but I also make my own sound effects. SMH! Really awkward when I absent mindedly pass people on the street.
    lauren1andonly lauren1andonly 18-21, F 5 Responses Aug 29

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    It Makes Me Who I Am

    im def. not a nerd.. im not smart enough for that category... but im surely a geek. like all geeks im def. off beat..and wear glasses. i cherish my glasses though. they mean alot to me ( they're a pair of john lennon love collection ones). i love in a world where music is...
    applescruffs applescruffs 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 28, 2008

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    Hell Yeah :D

    Going to start a star wars action figure and comic book collection :)
    PerryC PerryC 22-25, M Nov 20, 2013

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    Yes, I'm a geek and I assume it totally!

    I'm part of many fandoms such as the whovians, the sherlockians, the potterheads. I like misfits (and I have channel 4 to have cancelled it). I like being different, being part of something that normal people don't understand. I like being high by the smell of books instead...
    mammou mammou 18-21, F Feb 7

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    Batman Vs. Superman

    The latest buzz is that Justin Timberlake wants to play the Riddler. Everybody's talking about whether Justin Timberlake can be the Riddler. I'm sorry, y'all lost me at Ben Affleck is Batman. He. Is. Not. Batman.
    GenesiusRedux GenesiusRedux 51-55, M 1 Response Aug 31, 2013

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    And While We're On The Subject Of Batman....

    ...I find myself irritated by the near deification of Christopher Nolan for his "Dark Knight" series. Okay, the first film was relatively decent. But the second film was weak, due to a divided plot, sloppily written, saved only by Heath Ledger's great performance as the Joker...
    GenesiusRedux GenesiusRedux 51-55, M 1 Response Sep 1, 2013

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    Murphy's Laws Of Combat Operations

    Friendly fire - isn't. Recoilless rifles - aren't. Suppressive fires - won't. You are not Superman; Marines and fighter pilots take note. A sucking chest wound is Nature's way of telling you to slow down. If it's stupid but it works, it isn't stupid. Try...
    milander milander 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 14, 2013

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    I'm Okay With That

    I think me being a geek entirely depends on the kind of person who thinks that I am one. I think I'm a geek, but in a way that is endearing and sweet. Peers thinking I'm a geek, just don't know me that well and it's more of an insult. Friends thinking I'm a geek, just means they...
    MyUnspokenWord MyUnspokenWord 18-21, F 2 Responses May 17, 2012

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    It's A Cultural Thing

    Amazingly enough, on the other side of the world, geeks are held up as role models. Parents are proud when their kids are nerds and geeks because it ensures success in their future.  For 11 year old boys, Warren Buffet is a role model, so is Bill Gates. It is quite a...
    eternalhope eternalhope 36-40, F 2 Responses Jun 25, 2010

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    My Geek Manifesto

    Hello my pretties,    Yes, I'm a geek. Is there a 12-step program for this? if there is, I will avoid it at great personal cost because being a geek is what I like. I liked it even before it became a cool counter-cultural movement. You know, it takes guts to be a geek in an...
    DentedSyke DentedSyke 56-60, M 1 Response Feb 6, 2009

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    Geek And Proud!

    im not crazy about stereo types but hey why deny it! i own magic cards i play diablo and warcraft im in love with fable and so forth , i like things like pokemon videogames and im not great with science but i love to learn its just who i am and i wouldnt have it any other way...
    IOpenedMyEyeSs IOpenedMyEyeSs 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 16, 2012

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    DancingFox DancingFox 31-35, F 3 Responses Oct 6, 2012

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    One of my most prized possessions,

    still in the plastic and everything. My true love
    Wynnieskye Wynnieskye 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 26

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    Lol I Think Im Addicted to Marvel

    and DC attire. I have soo many T-Shirts, socks, and underwear, its ridiculous.
    RayIsTrending RayIsTrending 16-17, M Apr 2

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    I love batman (obsessed may be they word.

    ....) and I'm studying forensic science and microbiology at university! I go to conventions and have met quite a few nerdy famous people. I love being a geek and wouldn't have my life any other way!
    sweetinjustice sweetinjustice 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 25

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    The Hero'S List

    Sure, heroes always win in the end, but there are a lot of things they could do to save themselves from much of the pain and agony they endure. Plus, minor characters also do a lot of stupid things to get themselves killed. So, if I am ever a hero or minor good guy, here's what I...
    milander milander 41-45, M 1 Response May 6, 2013

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    Books, Comics, Tv Shows,

    Movies, name it. I am irrefutably a complete geek. I am a fan of Marvels and DC Comics (Long Live Stan Lee) and I have watched all of the Doctor Who new series, plus some of the Classic ones. And I love Star Trek. I consider Myself as a: Trecky, Whovian, Sherlockian...
    Litany43 Litany43 16-17, F Feb 17

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    I am just another teen.

    Although I don't care about relationships. I care about being me. Therefore, I go to school with my yugioh cards, final fantasy 13 necklace and sword art online phone case :)
    Starseeker98 Starseeker98 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 28

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    I am a huge geek! And I love it!

    ! I love star wars, star trek, stargate, and pretty much any other Sci Fi movie, or TV show. I love fantasy, books movies and TV. I love astronomy, paleontology, evolution, archeology, anthropology, biology, chemistry. I am fascinated with documentaries on the...
    melxoxo melxoxo 26-30, F Jan 5

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    Makes Me Laugh

    ... makes me smile... I've been really down in the dumps lately. Not quite clinical, but checking my prescriptions to make sure everything is current. I've also been working my narrow *** off since I completed my summer session of Algebra.  I never unpacked all the boxes from...
    TrustIsEarned TrustIsEarned 41-45, F 2 Responses Jul 18, 2012

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    Evil Over Lord List

    I'm sure most of you know or have heard of this but for those who don't here we go... The Top 100 Things I'd Do If I Ever Became An Evil Overlord My Legions of Terror will have helmets with clear plexiglass visors, not face-concealing ones. My ventilation ducts will...
    milander milander 41-45, M Mar 20, 2013

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    Do You Ever Want To Get Laid?

    I work at a VERY geeky place. 95% of the people have PhDs in engineering or science and I'm amazed every day by a couple of contradictions. One, that some of these guys ever get laid. I mean, I'm not a slave to fashion but seriously? Dark, over the calf socks, with sandals? And...
    iRant iRant 46-50, M 2 Responses Mar 26, 2013

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    I'm Coming Out Of The Closet Now.

    I'm a geek, - a closet geek. I've always tried to hide the fact that I'm a geek because the girls I was interested in didn't seem to fancy geeky guys. I was always interested in girls who looked like punk rockers,- girls who were into Iggy Pop, Ramones etc, - and who wore ripped...
    Johndoe10000 Johndoe10000 46-50, M Oct 5, 2013

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    galdran galdran 41-45, M 1 Response Aug 11

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    Well I'm not really the type of geek who would argue over which character is better or best, I just enjoy the things that most geeks enjoy and sometimes fangirling over awesome...
    Alyeskaa Alyeskaa 26-30, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Who said Geeks have no reason?They have every reason because they run the world!Love a Geek! 
    BeautifulAbigail BeautifulAbigail 46-50, F Nov 30

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    Honestly I'm one of those people who don't care if your a size 6 or a 26 I'm only really attracted to other gamers, geeks, intelligent or passionate people I've found that not only...
    fewersafe fewersafe 16-17, F Nov 20

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