I'm an unabashed geek.
Don't let the bottle blonde hair fool you.
I can quote from "Star Trek", "Star Wars", and, as a teenager, I really wanted to go live in Middle Earth. Really. Yesterday, I found out Leonard Nimoywas following William Shatneron Twitter, and I got all excited.
That's when you know you're a geek.
But geeks are big business, if you know how to cater to them.
Jim Colgan discovered that.
He walked around carrying an Apple iPad and learned it makes you "a babe magnet."
Yes, an iPad may help geeks score. It may even convince them they are not really geeks.
Don't be fooled.
Here are a few ways you can tell if you, or someone you mock, is a geek. Many were submitted to me on Twitter.You know you're a geek when:
But you REALLY know you're a geek when you send me a long email about symptoms of geekdom. Here, finally, is @D-Reavie's definitive list:
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