Thursday, April 19, 2012

Keeping My Geek Card

Hello.  My name is Stephanie and I'm a geek.

Actually, I don't know if you can classify me as such.

Reasons I don't get to keep my geek card:

~I don't know how to code or anything like that.
~I'm good with a computer, but only to a certain extent.
~I physically cannot make the "Live long and prosper" sign.
~I don't get Firefly. I'm trying. But it's not grabbing me.
~I've never seen an episode of BBC's Sherlock, CBS' The Big Bang Theory, and most of Doctor Who.
~I can't identify most of the superhero alphabet, the Star Wars alphabet is hit and miss, and the Sci-Fi alphabet isn't so hot either.
~I've never watched the animated Clone Wars series.
~I've never seen the original Star Trek series, the final episode of ST: TNG, most if any of DS9.

Reasons I get to keep my geek card:

~I'm almost through the first season of Doctor Who (2005 season, not the 1970s)
~I know the Ewok's name is Wicket.
~I don't buy George Lucas' explanation for Ewan McGregor's Obi-Wan becoming Alec Guiness' Obi-Wan in a mere 16 years
~I miss Frank Oz.
~I have the Star Trek: The Next Generation theme on a CD in my car.
~I still have all my old CDs despite having all sorts of digital music players.
~Greedo didn't shoot first. Han didn't give him the chance. (Edited to add that one. :D)

Geek card image found here

7 comments:

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    1. Thanks, Tess! I'm trying to branch away from strictly writing topics here on the blog. I appreciate you stopping by tonight!

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    1. Aw, thanks, David! Appreciate it! Thanks for coming by. It's much appreciated.

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  3. I am officially a geek. I blame my husband. (even though he only found my closet geek and brought it out to play.)

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    1. LOL. Finding the closet geek is important. Your kids will be better off for it. :D Thanks for coming by tonight!

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  4. I love being a geek. This is a great post.

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