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Geek Definition Insults Half of US

By strahab13 ·
You say "geeks tend to do things on their own and think they know better than anyone else". Well you know, that sounds like the most senior level of the Executive Branch of the U.S. Government. That's politics not technology of course. So, one point, I'd like to make is that your definition has little to do with Info Technology or technical expertise and knowledge. Rather it's a rather broad defintion that has more to do with personality, temperament, or attitude in any occupation or profession (the word "arrogant" comes to mind). You've really got a disciplinary issue that you need to address. On a lighter note, you also must realize, that based on election results the last 8 years, roughtly half of the American voting public seemed to prefer this sort of "strong" attitudinal characteristic in its national leadership. Go figure ... I'm still scratching my head over this one. In any case, a lot of people seem to admire this "cowboy" attitude, so watch your back out there :). Or, better yet, maybe you should try to persude this guy to leave the IT field and enter politics :).

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Umm...

by boxfiddler Moderator In reply to Geek Definition Insults H ...

this is in response to what, exactly?
And what, exactly is your Question?

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I would bet

by jdclyde In reply to Umm...

he is a geek that thinks he knows more than everyone else....

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Well he does at this point.

by dawgit In reply to I would bet

This point being the point he's making here, Let's hope he know more than us, as to the why's and wherefor's on this one. -d

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Is that the half that get lost posting on TR ? :^0 <NT>

by OldER Mycroft In reply to Geek Definition Insults H ...
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You do have to admit

by jdclyde In reply to Is that the half that get ...

it gets pretty complicated.

Lets see, if I want to reply to someones post, what happens if I hit the reply button? :0 Lets find out!

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Next thing - there'll be a post asking why this post vanished ...

by OldER Mycroft In reply to You do have to admit

Asking how it can be found again.

"I know I posted it, but it's nowhere to be found in Discussions! Please help!!"

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Looks like it might be the rant

by ComputerCookie In reply to Next thing - there'll be ...

of an alias, who else would get any benefit of posting such trot!

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Insults?

by Shellbot In reply to Geek Definition Insults H ...

Well you see, there are different types of "Geeks".

Those that get insulted are the BAD type of geeks..you know the ones who have never had a date, use a pocket protector, etc..you know..classic "geekdom"

Then you have us folks here..we're the COOL geeks..

I'm sure I don't need to list the reasons why...or maybe I/we should..

Guys, whats your fav thing about being a COOL geek???

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My favorite thing

by jdclyde In reply to Insults?

is not being a WATB like the OP.... B-)

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mine is the fact...

by jck In reply to Insults?

that i can do my work in 20-40% of the time of my co-workers...and yet, i would rather go home and have a pint of Guinness than read a book on Silverlight lol

who needs $70 books? learn on the job, if they won't let you drink beer at the office. lol

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