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#46    Miss Shadows

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Posted 20 September 2012 - 01:03 AM

View PostThe Mule, on 19 September 2012 - 09:43 AM, said:

Awesome, but you're not going to blindfold yourself, spin around three times and THEN apply the sticker. Especially if its tail-shapped. Thats a donkey thing.

Mighty Midget? Sound like it blows up one of my other geeky hobbies: Assigning voices and physical properties to the UM posters. I had you pegged with a kinda scratchy, young Susan St James voice and about 5 foot 9. Mighty Midget makes you sound a wee bit shorter....
Try more than half a foot shorter, and my voice is only scratchy in the mornings sometimes, or a couple days after I go to certain concerts.

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Posted 20 September 2012 - 09:34 AM

View PostScreamingSarcasm, on 20 September 2012 - 01:03 AM, said:

Try more than half a foot shorter, and my voice is only scratchy in the mornings sometimes, or a couple days after I go to certain concerts.

I guess we can cross "pyschic/spiritual reader" off my list of superpowers. I can make the height adjustment, but I still hear the same voice when I read your posts. Maybe I just have voices in my head?

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Posted 21 September 2012 - 06:23 AM

Kinda disappointed none of this I would consider geeky. All I got is that I'm in to swing dancing and singing it at karoke. Best part about doing it is the way I dress nobody would expect it coming from a guy like me rofl.


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Posted 08 October 2012 - 03:47 AM

Does gaming count as geeky as such?


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Posted 08 October 2012 - 04:18 AM

View Postioppolo, on 08 October 2012 - 03:47 AM, said:

Does gaming count as geeky as such?

Nah, especially if it's the Sims 2!


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Posted 08 October 2012 - 08:36 PM

Playing forum games.


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Posted 10 October 2012 - 02:10 PM

I have several...

I have played RPG's for the past 40 years - still do...
I am a miniature wargame enthusiast - mostly Ancients, English Civil War/Thirty Years War and Napoleonics...
I play board games - mostly war games...
I collect old maps... - I just like maps, I don't know why...
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Posted 21 October 2012 - 11:34 PM

I am schizophrenic in my geekiness...

I am retired military and now working in the financial industry where I make some VERY good money. I am married and have three kids - all of whom are into sports and are either in college or soon to be there. I have a BA in Environmental Studies and am working on my thesis in social genetics (how cultures drift because of genetic variations and mutations).

And in my spare time, I play D&D (Pathfinder, specifically), and am finishing up a source book for my campaign world that I hope to get published. I read avariciously - anything from fantasy and sci-fi to historical treatises about Medieval society and culture...

I also play keyboard and guitar in a classic rock/punk/disco band.

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Posted 22 October 2012 - 12:01 AM

Maybe sewing by hand, fixing up old stuff and decorating with it.  I also go to the library but don't hang out there. I just grab some books/CDs/DVDS and leave.

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Posted 25 October 2012 - 02:20 PM

Hobbies, hmmm, I am interested in so many things that my hobbies almost become tedious at times. A lot of stuff I have tried for awhile, didn't stick with, I am famous for that. I play guitar as a hobbie, and I also love making things out of nothing. I make knives in my spare time. Usual out of old used pieces of scrap steel. Anything really from old files to leaf springs. As long as it is hard enough. I hunt and fish religiously so most of my knives are outdoor oriented blades for myself, family, and friends. Geeky? Maybe or maybe not. It is fun and takes my mind off of the stress for awhile.

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Posted 26 October 2012 - 03:04 AM

I meditate every day.  Been doing it 35 years plus now.  It quiets the mind.
I also play electric guitar every day.

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Posted 26 October 2012 - 03:53 AM

Come on, you guys aren't even trying now. Someone say they play the Keytar or something.

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Posted 26 October 2012 - 04:11 AM

So, I do a lot of bead embroidery and bead weaving to make jewelry... I'm really good at it. But I dont know that it's particularly "geeky"

What is geeky? I love to create Fractals like the one in my avatar. THAT my friends is totally nerd. LOL.

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Posted 28 October 2012 - 05:47 AM

Well this is a very geeky thing to bring up I think. None of my closest friends even know this. But I like playing Pokemon on the DS. I hate the stupid child like dialogue in the game but love the training and figuring out the best pokemon to take on another. Very underrated game IMO.

Would love to buy a Solid Snake or a Metal Gear Rex action figure. But I still live at home with the olds, and if they saw me buying 'toys' they would probably start thinking I'll never move out haha. Plus if I have a girl over (which is rare nowadays <_< ) and she saw it, it might not go down too well for my image lol!

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Posted 28 October 2012 - 05:49 AM

View Post_Only, on 15 September 2012 - 09:33 PM, said:

:blush:

Okay, there is art. But then there's art you make sitting at your computer.

Sometimes I think of this video when I am doing this hobby, and laugh to myself:



Haha, I love Tim and Eric. They're in Australia at the moment I think, but not touring my city. :angry:

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