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10 Annoying Habits of a Geek Spouse [Wired]

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1. Punning
2. Using "frak," or Klingon, or both, instead of regular swear words
3. Weird or over-the-top ways of celebrating mainstream holidays
4. Dissecting movies
5. Wearing obscurely geeky T-shirts to "normal" places
6. Requiring extra room in the house for geeky things
7. Geeky toys and decorations can be hard to explain to kids
8. Looking up information while a discussion/argument is still in progress
9. Needing to watch certain TV shows ASAP to avoid spoilers
10. Geeky projects that take over the house and whole weekends

[source: http://blog.wired.com/geekdad/2009/03/10-annoying-hab.html?mbid=geeksugar]

-dr. karl

ps: I pasted the summary, but I don't want to repost the whole article to be fair to Wired...

pps: 6.5 for me Wink

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I'm only a 4 at best

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Guess I'll have to turn in my Geekcred card.

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I've started Using Frack

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I blame Tom for that one though, I'm a Geek !

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4.5 for me

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So I guess I'm on probation too.

Is givng yourself a 1/2 point a subset of the kind of mind that picks apart movies? Mine was for only using frack occasionally--many times when I swear I want the full value out of it.

Was anyone else struck by how well and truly Tom is caught by #1 ? Not that there's anything wrong with that...

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Looks like I scored 6.

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Unless using LEDs to make a small Christmas tree light up to my mp3 collection doesn't count as number 3, then it's a 5.

And it's Tom's fault for me using the word frak.

I noticed a some of you used a ".5", shouldn't you get an extra 1/2 point just for that? Happy

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(NT) 11. Leaving the CD drive open

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3-4 at the most...

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...not sure how "geeky" some of those really are though.

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