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Old 04-08-2010, 01:06 AM   #21
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Lol good point there...
EDIT: is she a geek too?
lol, the girl im kinda talkn to was pretty interested in my PC when she first came over to chill. i was like, HOT! lol....
she even wanted to know what was in it....hmm...

Hope she dosnt find this site on her lappie...
cuz when i visit her i still log on to CF regularly when shes in the shower or sleeping....LOL
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Old 04-08-2010, 02:24 AM   #22
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Your operating system doesn't support certain software so you setup a virtual OS to run another virtual OS.

I've wanted to do away with my desktop and use my Mac for a while but my virtual machines weren't compatible with the Mac OSX. So I decided to install Parallels 5 and install XP running in coherence mode then launch my virtual labs from the virtual XP. To my surprise everything worked without a hitch! I know I could have done a boot camp partition but who wants to reboot

So what kind of geek workarounds have you guys had to do?

Me too, just in reverse. lol.

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Old 04-08-2010, 08:46 AM   #23
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I think it is important to distinguish between nerd/geek/dork so:

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A 'nerd' is someone with an extremely intense interest or fascination in an academic field of study (often an obscure field). Being a nerd is typically associated with intellect, as they often enjoy specialising in complicated fields of study. Nerds may also have difficulties socialising with others, as many tend towards being introverted. This may cover a broad range of interests, from movies to games (video and table-top), to more practical skills such as computer science. Nerds often have gained a strong and diverse skill set from their studies and experiences, which may at times, be unorthodox or impractical.

A 'geek' is someone with an interest or lifestyle having to do with very niche activities. It is not uncommon for a geek to be capable of reciting large amounts of knowledge that are unintuitive, intriguing and at times, just plain disturbing. Geeks can vary in their interests, from fun and sometimes even frivolous things, to heavily technological interests. Geeks often have gained vast amounts of knowledge and are capable of reciting them in a very succinct (or long-winded) manner. The knowledge could be anywhere from the mundane to 'living encyclopedia' status.



PS: I think just the fact that we are all "socializing" on this forum indicates we are 'geeks' and not 'nerds'.
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I think it is important to distinguish between nerd/geek/dork so:

For those who like pictures:


For those who like definitions:
A 'nerd' is someone with an extremely intense interest or fascination in an academic field of study (often an obscure field). Being a nerd is typically associated with intellect, as they often enjoy specialising in complicated fields of study. Nerds may also have difficulties socialising with others, as many tend towards being introverted. This may cover a broad range of interests, from movies to games (video and table-top), to more practical skills such as computer science. Nerds often have gained a strong and diverse skill set from their studies and experiences, which may at times, be unorthodox or impractical.

A 'geek' is someone with an interest or lifestyle having to do with very niche activities. It is not uncommon for a geek to be capable of reciting large amounts of knowledge that are unintuitive, intriguing and at times, just plain disturbing. Geeks can vary in their interests, from fun and sometimes even frivolous things, to heavily technological interests. Geeks often have gained vast amounts of knowledge and are capable of reciting them in a very succinct (or long-winded) manner. The knowledge could be anywhere from the mundane to 'living encyclopedia' status.



PS: I think just the fact that we are all "socializing" on this forum indicates we are 'geeks' and not 'nerds'.
You know you're a geek when you've got the time and motivation to do all that for a social thread on a forum.
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Old 04-08-2010, 02:38 PM   #25
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LOL

In all honesty I googled "difference between ge" and like the 3rd or 4th option that it auto-filled was "geek and nerd".
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That's a crap load of effort.
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You know you're a geek when you have a 20 minute OCD rage because someone created a thread called "You know your a geek when..."
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Lol good point there...
EDIT: is she a geek too?
Well, she was valedictorian of her high school. Does that count?
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You know you're a geek when you have a 20 minute OCD rage because someone created a thread called "You know your a geek when..."
Let me guess.. The "your" right?
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Well, she was valedictorian of her high school. Does that count?
Your hand was valedictorian of your high school? Hm. That's cool.
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