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July 22, 2009

Freakin' Geek Test!

The Geek Test

 

Answering yes to any of the following questions gives you the listed points for that question.

 

When asked “do you like…” this means you’ve studied it, read all or nearly all pertinent literature on the subject, watched most or all seasons, have memorized lines form the subject in question, etc. For example, maybe you think astronomy is cool but don’t keep up on the current findings, don’t at least occasionally look at the Astronomy Picture of the Day, and on clear nights when you find yourself out side you don’t look up and think “ahh”, this would indicate you cannot honestly answer “yes” to the question Do you like astronomy? Or, maybe you think you like Star Trek because you’ve seen the latest movie, but if you haven’t sat through the journey to find Vger and felt Kirk’s anger as he yelled “Khan!” and laughed as Scotty said “hello computer” then go home, you don’t like Star Trek.

 

As a geek, the key in knowing whether you can answer “yes” to “do you like” is if you know most people who would answer yes do so only because something about it is current in the public eye and that they are gargantuanly ignorant of the vast wealth of material that came before it…but not you, you know the back story, the front story, the directors notes, and whether it was cloudy with a 3.04% +/- .02 chance of rain on the day it was released.

 

1. Academics [15 pts]

Do you like astronomy? – 1 point

Do you like British literature from the 19 or early 20th centuries? – 1 point

Do you like Carl Sagan? – 1 point

Do you like History? – 1 point

Do you like math? – 1 point

Do you like physics? – 1 point

Do you like theatre? – 1 point

Do you like Weird Al Yankovic’s music? – 2 point

Do you like Dr. Steven Hawking – 2 point

Do you like M.C. Hawking – 2 point

Do you use terminology from any of the above to express common every-day events? – 2 point

Your Academics total:

 

2. Books [55/110 pts]

(double points for owning a copy of the book or series of books)

Do you like any of Piers Anthony’s works? – 5 points

Do you like any of Isaac Asimov’s works? – 5 points

Do you like any of Arthur C. Clark’s works? – 5 points

Do you like any of Robert A. Heinlein works? – 5 points

Do you like any of Robert Howard’s works? – 5 points

Do you like any of H.P. Lovecraft’s works? – 5 points

Do you like Dune? – 5 points

Do you like The Hobbit? – 2 point

Do you like the Harry Potter series? – 3 point

Do you like Lord of the Rings? – 5 point

Do you like Silmarillion? – 5 points

Do you like the Wheel of Time series? – 5 points

Your books total:

 

3. Cartoons [15/30 pts]

(double points for owning a copy of the some or all of the series)

Do you like Evangelion? – 2 point

Do you like Cowboy Bebop? – 2 point

Do you like G.I. Joe? – 1 point

Do you like Invader Zim? – 2 point

Do you like Ninja Scrolls? – 1 point

Do you like Record of Lodoss War? – 1 point

Do you like Robotech? – 2 point

Do you like Star Wars: Clone Wars? – 2 point

Do you like Transformers? – 1 point

Do you like Voltron? – 1 point

Your Cartoons total:

 

4. Comics [50 pts]

Did you ever collect comics? – 5 point

Do you still have a comic collection? – 5 point

Do you still collect comics? – 10 point

Do you use bag and boards? – 10 points

Do you use gloves when handling comics? – 20 point

Your Comics total:

 

5. Computers [50 pts]

Can you write code? – 5 point

Do you currently write code? – 5 point

Have you set up a website? – 5 point

Have you set up a website related to any of the other topics on this test? – 5 point

Do you currently have a website related to any of the other topics on this test? – 10 point

Have you ever replaced or added hardware to a computer? – 5 point

Have you ever built a computer? – 15 point

Your Computers total:

 

6. Fringe [50 pts]

Have you been to the Ren-faire? – 1 point

Have you dressed for the Ren-faire? – 2 points

Have you worked at the Ren-faire? – 3 points

Have you ever researched Bigfoot? – 1 point

Have you ever researched Loch Ness? – 1 point

Have you ever researched Out of Body Experiences? – 1 point

Have you ever researched Skin-walkers? – 1 point

Have you ever researched UFOs? – 1 point

Have you written, coded, or drawn fan-work for any of the other topics on this test? – 5 points

Would you consider yourself a trekkie? – 5 points
Do you speak Klingon? – 5 points

Do you speak Quenya/Sindarin? – 10 points

Would you consider yourself one of the furries? – 10 points

Do you like Second Life? – 2 points

Are you a furry in Second Life? – 2 points

Your Fringe Total:

 

7. Movies [50/77 pts]

(double points for owning a copy of the movie or complete catalogue, i.e. all Batman movies)

Do you like the Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension? – 5 points

Do you like Akira? – 3 point

Do you like Batman? – 1 point

Do you like Big Trouble in Little China? – 2 point

Do you like Blade Runner? – 2 point

Do you like Brazil? – 1 point

Do you like Conan the Barbarian? – 1 point

Do you like Ice Pirates? – 1 point

Do you like Highlander? – 1 point

Do you like Lord of the Rings? – 1 point

Do you like Monty Python & The Search for the Holy Grail? – 3 point

Do you like Red Sonya? – 1 point

Do you like Star Trek? – 2 point

Do you like Star Wars? – 2 point

Do you like Superman? – 1 point

Do you like 1980’s horror & sci-fi movies in general? – 2 point

Do you like 1970’s horror & sci-fi movies in general? – 2 point

Do you like 1960’s horror & sci-fi movies in general? – 2 point

Do you like 1950’s horror & sci-fi moives in general? – 2 point

Do you like any movie that has been “reviewed” by MST3K? – 5 points

Do you agree with the following statement; “Han shot first.” – 10 points

Your movies total:

 

8. Role-Playing Games & CCGs [100 pts]

Have you played a role-playing game? – 5 point

Have you ever owned role-playing books? – 5 point

Do you currently own role-playing books? – 10 point

Have you ever painted your own miniature(s)? – 10 point

Are you currently playing a role-playing game? – 20 point

Have you ever played Magic the Gathering? – 5 point

Do you still play Magic the Gathering? – 10 point

Have you ever played any other CCG (Pokemon, Yu-gi-oh, etc)? – 5 point

Have you LARPed? – 5 point

Do you currently LARP? – 10 point

Are you a member of the SCA? – 15 point

 

9. Television [25/50]

(double points for owning a copy of some or all of the series)

Do you like Babalon 5? – 3 point

Do you like Battlestar Galactica? – 2 point

Do you like Dr. Who? – 2 point

Do you like The Hulk? – 2 point

Do you like Knight Rider? – 2 point

Do you like MST3K? – 2 point

Do you like The Prisoner? – 2 point

Do you like She Spies? – 2 point

Do you like Star Trek? – 3 point

Do you like X-files? – 2 point

Do you like any of Monty Python’s Flying Circus? – 3 point

Your Television total:

 

10. Toys [40 pts]

Do you have a toy related to any of the other topics on this test? – 5 point

Are any of them still in the box? – 15 point

Are all of them in the box? – 20 point

Your Toys total:

 

11. Video Games [50 pts]

Have you ever owned a consol system? – 5 point

Do you currently own a consol system? – 10 point

Have you ever played a PC video game? – 5 point

Are you currently playing a PC video game or games? – 10 point

Is one of them a MMORPG? – 20 point

Your Video Games total:

 

Your total:

Your total x 2 = grand total:

Your grand total divide by 10 = your Geek Percentage.

 

My score...I’m only 63% Geek

July 17, 2009

Answer the damn question...

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