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[Quiz] How Geeky Are You?
Posted 4/29/07 , edited 4/29/07
Don't know if anyone subscribes to NewScientist but this little quiz was on one of the pages, which I thought I would share with the CR community.
I can't seem to find the article on the website to give you the link, and my scanner isn't working so I'll just type the whole thing here.
Feel free to share your Geek points.

Here's how the quiz goes. Just choose the option that best fits you, add or minus your own points and see what you get:

I would most like to drive...
A) A Vauxhall Nova (0 points)
B) A hovercraft (5 points)
C) A submarine powered by my own thoughts (10 points)

My idea of cool technology is...
A) An iPod (0 points)
B) A talking robot (+5)
C) A working lightsaber (+10)

In the hierarchy of TV quizzes, I'd rate my aptitude for trivial knowledge as ...
A) Richard and Judy's "You Say, We Pay" (0)
B) Mastermind (+5)
C) University Challenge (+10)

I enjoy playing
A) Competitive team sports
B) With my little brother's Robosapiens (+5)
C) With hazardous chemicals (+10)

I once solved
A) The washing instructions on the label (0)
B) A Rubik's cube (+5)
C) World poverty - if only people would listen (+10)

Alphabetised DVD collections. Discuss
A) What? No way. I only own a few rom-coms anyway. (0)
B) Hmm, I can see the value of a well-organised set. (+5)
C) Do you mean by actor, film title of director? (+10)


For Bonus Points

I Know...
** The difference between speed and velocity (+10)
** who owns a dog called "Tinkerbell (- 5)
** What http:// stands for (+5)
** who "JT" and "K-Fed" are (- 10)

I Have...
** Taken apart a calculator (+5)
** completed a MENSA test (+10)
** never sustained a computer game-based injury (- 5)
** worked out my scored for this tes (+10)

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The Geek-o-meter

< 30 points = Weak Geek. Must Try Harder.
You are with the likes of Jack Black and Richard Hammond.

30-60 points = At heart you are a geek, but you are able to relate to the rest of the world too.
You are with the likes of Seth Cohen from The OC, Doctor Who and Lisa Simpson

>60 points = You are a total UberGeek
You are with the likes of Bill Gates, Napolean Dynamite and Ugly Betty.
Posted 4/29/07
30-60 points = At heart you are a geek, but you are able to relate to the rest of the world too.
You are with the likes of Seth Cohen from The OC, Doctor Who and Lisa Simpson


what the
im a genius not a geek o well
this quizzes are sometimes wrong
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33 / F / USA all the way
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30-60 points = At heart you are a geek, but you are able to relate to the rest of the world too.
You are with the likes of Seth Cohen from The OC, Doctor Who and Lisa Simpson

Not my fault if i'm smart nota geek.
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76 / M / Canada
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30-60 points = At heart you are a geek, but you are able to relate to the rest of the world too.
You are with the likes of Seth Cohen from The OC, Doctor Who and Lisa Simpson
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26 / M / Jersey
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Score: 65

>60 points = You are a total UberGeek
You are with the likes of Bill Gates, Napolean Dynamite and Ugly Betty.

How about you share your score, too, animoo_x ?
Posted 4/30/07
^ I got 60 points - Just missed UberGeek. =[
I'm not sure whether smashing a calculator counts as taking one apart, even though I still have all the parts in a little bag, intending to put it back together someday.
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24 / F
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30-60 points = At heart you are a geek, but you are able to relate to the rest of the world too.
You are with the likes of Seth Cohen from The OC, Doctor Who and Lisa Simpson
xD wahhhh
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M / In a mental asylum
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>60 points = You are a total UberGeek
You are with the likes of Bill Gates, Napolean Dynamite and Ugly Betty.
oo yeah im proud
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27 / Outer Space
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30-60 points = At heart you are a geek, but you are able to relate to the rest of the world too.
You are with the likes of Seth Cohen from The OC, Doctor Who and Lisa Simpson
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F / canada
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>60 points = You are a total UberGeek
You are with the likes of Bill Gates, Napolean Dynamite and Ugly Betty.
lol bloody hell i m so NOT A GEEK
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25 / M / Somewhere
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Score: 65

>60 points = You are a total UberGeek
You are with the likes of Bill Gates, Napolean Dynamite and Ugly Betty.

>_>
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My score....

< 30 points = Weak Geek. Must Try Harder.
You are with the likes of Jack Black and Richard Hammond.
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30 / M / San Diego
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Posted 4/30/07

animoo_x wrote:
I would most like to drive...
C) A submarine powered by my own thoughts (10 points)


who wouldnt want to drive a submarine powered by our thoughts?

I got 30 pts...
30-60 points = At heart you are a geek, but you are able to relate to the rest of the world too.
You are with the likes of Seth Cohen from The OC, Doctor Who and Lisa Simpson
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28 / F / Maine
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At heart you are a geek, but you are able to relate to the rest of the world too.
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27 / F / Soon to be SCAD
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Posted 4/30/07
65... But I'm not a liar. I really am much more of a dork. We're a different breed.
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