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How to tell if you are having Thanksgiving Dinner with geeks...

By Mickster269 ·
Signs You're Having Thanksgiving Dinner with a Geek

11. Dark meat is separated from white meat using a light probe.
10. Everyone mentions broadband, Linux or dual-core processors in their "I am thankful for..." speech.
9. A round of Counter-Strike: Source determines who gets to carve the turkey.
8. House decorated with plush microbes to celebrate the pilgrims bringing diseases to the new world.
7. Someone constantly keeps saying "The pilgrims had coffee, didn't they?"
6. Plates have a heatsink attached to them so you don't burn your mouth.
5. The cranberries are caffeinated.
4. Whipped cream for the pumpkin pie made with Dremel.
3. Three words: Lego gravy boat.
2. Pilgrim decorations have red hats instead of black ones.
1. The turkey is given the opportunity for a saving throw before being butchered.

(credit goes to for this list!)

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a few of those

by jck In reply to How to tell if you are ha ...

actually sound like my family...jesus...

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#12 - Indians

by DMambo In reply to How to tell if you are ha ...

#12 - You're thankful that the Indians helped the Pilgrims following outsourcing of the harvest to Bangalore.

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#13, etc.

by CharlieSpencer In reply to #12 - Indians

Your brother-in-law mentions the Detroit and Dallas games, and you think they're new versions of Grand Theft Auto.

The list of things you're thankful for is available as a podcast.

You blog about each course, with links to Butterball and Pillsbury.

Your firewall blocks "That Famous Green Bean Casserole".

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Definitely Good Adds to the List

by it_scorp In reply to #13, etc.

Those are some good ones!

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by realvannewkirk In reply to #13, etc.

Instead of looking through the circulars from the morning paper to find the best black friday sales, you head over to newegg to see their best holiday deals, while laughing evilly at all those idiots that are going to be getting up at 3 in the morning to stand out in the cold and fight the mobs. :)

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I wonder how many times -

by Mickster269 In reply to #12 - Indians

*Google will be used thursday to settle an arguement with a brother-in law.

* is hit looking for good stuffing recipies.

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How True!

by illilli In reply to I wonder how many times -

Man, Mickster, you must have seen our family get togethers. I spend half the day resolving arguments with Google and the other half looking up things on IMDB or TV.COM and doing research on the best wines to drink with Turkey.

As the resident computer guy (I don't call myself a geek since I've been with a woman), it's my duty to provide a constant stream of internet facts. Once they get on a roll, they start asking me to look up cars, football stats, the QVC Daily Value specials and on and on.

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You're thinking of virgins, not geeks

by cincybones In reply to How True!

The actual way to tell if you're having Thanksgiving dinner with geeks is that the turkey's head will have been bitten off, and live rats will be served as appetizers.

I don't mind being called a nerd, really, but the special kind of carnie who can eat anything is not someone I want to be identified with.

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Your a Geek

by bookkeeper In reply to How True!

Doesn't matter that you have been with a women or not if you do as you say you do your definitely a geek.

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People rush off to get water ...

by stargazerr In reply to How to tell if you are ha ...

and take 20 minutes to come back because they were checking their email on the kitchen's computer ...

Someone suggests that everyone should watch star trek while having dinner ....

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