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  Reply # 46372 18-Sep-2006 14:52
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Why thank you on both accounts, unfortunately my witty repartee is highly due to the fact with the written word I have time to sort out my many jumbled thoughts and form them into things that actually make sense, unlike my conversations normally.

And as to this comment:

freitasm:  Shame not geeky (in your own words)...


Hopefully with the help of geekzone I will become more geeky, as I've always been fascinated with anything to do with technology, the only problem is I've never found a way to develop this fascination, unlike guys I didn't really spend my weekends building my own computer from scratch or anything like that. I do hope to become at least slightly more knowledgeable in the ways of the "geek" though!

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  Reply # 46381 18-Sep-2006 15:52
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pebbles: Hopefully with the help of geekzone I will become more geeky, as I've always been fascinated with anything to do with technology, the only problem is I've never found a way to develop this fascination, unlike guys I didn't really spend my weekends building my own computer from scratch or anything like that. I do hope to become at least slightly more knowledgeable in the ways of the "geek" though!


HAHA not too many of actually spend our weekends building computers from scratch. You will find most of us have a healthy social life :-) Some even play sports

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Reply # 46382 18-Sep-2006 15:53
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Welcome to Geekzone...
I have decided that until you can prove otherwise, you do NOT have a second half Tongue out
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  Reply # 46388 18-Sep-2006 16:05
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What? now that's just low, accusing me of making up my partner! some people....

I play sports too, and I have nothing against geeks, I swear, my partner (which I did not make up) is a person who built his computer so I was just using him as an example, I do not mean to offend anyone, but you seem like a hard enough bunch so you'll survive

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Reply # 46391 18-Sep-2006 16:16
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Hey, I have a life. I just had lunch in a café here, and walked across to the mall for a coffee. I actually have friends, and walk my baby daugther every day to the mall, and she sleeps in the pram while I have a coffee and work from my laptop or Pocket PC (like now!).

And remember, geeks are more social than nerds. It is good to be a geek.







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  Reply # 46393 18-Sep-2006 16:19
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just out of wonderment, why did you not just have the coffee while eating lunch? it seems a bit strange having lunch, then walking across the mall for coffee. I agree, geeks do have lives, well most of them at least. I do have one friend who is pretty much a recluse but he's likely the exception right?

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  Reply # 46394 18-Sep-2006 16:20
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Yes, I was tempted to mention something during Jethro's little slideshow for GZ06 where it had 'it's only for nerds' or something along those lines.  It was quite a lengthy discussion over the differences, but I'm hazarding he wasn't involved in that thread.

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Reply # 46395 18-Sep-2006 16:22
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If you hang round long enough, you will learn to just ignore JAMMAN2110....

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  Reply # 46396 18-Sep-2006 16:25
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You should probably read the I need a nerd (Geek vs Nerd) thread. Informative reading. 

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  Reply # 46397 18-Sep-2006 16:37
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Yup that was the thread I was referring to.

Also Brad's comment is quoted from time to time.
"You cannot say geeks and nerds are the same. Thats like saying my bogan neighbours VL commodore is like my Ferrari 430. Its just not allowed in any circle of society."

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  Reply # 46398 18-Sep-2006 16:40
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well aren't I glad I happened to use the term geek instead of nerd then, could have caused a big kerfuffle then couldn't I?

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Reply # 46399 18-Sep-2006 16:46
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bradstewart: If you hang round long enough, you will learn to just ignore JAMMAN2110....


Brad, honestly.... let me find the chat log...
I'll post it somewhere if I ever do :)



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  Reply # 46400 18-Sep-2006 16:48
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Hmm... for now I'll just be nice and ignore no-one, or should I just ignore the both of you? Interesting thought there...

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Reply # 46402 18-Sep-2006 16:54
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pebbles: just out of wonderment, why did you not just have the coffee while eating lunch? it seems a bit strange having lunch, then walking across the mall for coffee. I agree, geeks do have lives, well most of them at least. I do have one friend who is pretty much a recluse but he's likely the exception right?


Most of times I eat lunch as in a hot meal, not cold sandwich. And with that you can't have coffee. Wine, yes, but not coffee. Coffee is something for after meal (as in a espresso) or in between (as in a latte). Or early in the morning.







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  Reply # 46403 18-Sep-2006 16:55
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thank you for clearing that up for me, although wine at lunch, it's a worrying though

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