And of course there were the awkward introductions. "So what do you do for a living?" "oh, I'm in IT". "Ah you're a geek then?" cue uneasy laughter "...yeah"
(of course the next thing out of their mouths is usually..."Oh? I have this problem with my pc/phone/laptop/tv/dishwasher.....". 8 years and major dose of cynicism on, this has prompted me to find a t-shirt that says on the front "Does I look like I'm a *beepin* Care Bear?")
PS - hello!