my most recent favorite moment was using Fatwallet to help find a deal on a small camcorder so I could record the day of my daughters birth.
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posted: Nov. 18, 2011 @ 8:46p
For an MMO, using AHK to tile lots of browser windows on the screen, scroll to see a "buy" button, and clicking the button in each window as fast as possible. The server honored more requests than I had credit for, resulting in me getting more items that I was supposed to. Satisfied with my trick, I shortly thereafter lost interest in the game and stopped playing.
posted: Nov. 18, 2011 @ 8:49p
Favorite geeky moment was when I was interviewed for The Times of London for my online Christmas radio station.
posted: Nov. 18, 2011 @ 8:57p
Trying to keep 44 workstations going in our Elementary and trying to find out who keeps changing the names of the folders.
posted: Nov. 18, 2011 @ 9:03p
For some reason everyone thinks the nerdiest thing I do is use my Titanium Spork from ThinkGeek. It was a gift from my mom
posted: Nov. 18, 2011 @ 9:05p
Geeky moment, let's see. Earlier today I met a super cute girl at the gym (Dolphin in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn). while running on the treadmill we talked about Skyrim and Battlefield 3.
When I told her that I thought that women just don't play games like this, she replied " i think theres a little wood elf in all of us."
Suddenly, I felt less bad about burning untold hours in front of my game consoles and PC.
posted: Nov. 18, 2011 @ 9:09p
going to the comic shop to buy star wars ccg packs.......hoping for a dark lord of the sith...........when i was 30
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posted: Nov. 18, 2011 @ 9:41p
I would assume that being addicted to a computer and the internets would be geeky enough and then some.
posted: Nov. 18, 2011 @ 9:57p
I'm a huge Apple fan who carries a TracFone. Sad, but true. I really need the gift card for something much cooler!
posted: Nov. 18, 2011 @ 10:15p
Favorite moment: Getting called out of class, as a student in high school, to help the secretaries with the new computers they just got. I was the resident nerd before most knew what computers were...
posted: Nov. 18, 2011 @ 10:35p
Went to Celebration IV in LA. Listening to Irvin Kershner talk and answer questions about ESB was so awesome! RIP Irvin.
posted: Nov. 18, 2011 @ 10:44p
My geekiest moment happens just about every day as I am the one who is called to fix the computers at work, even though I don't work in IT...
posted: Nov. 18, 2011 @ 10:57p
I sync my Christmas lights to music. Makes for some great conversations with the neighbors..
posted: Nov. 18, 2011 @ 10:57p
My geekiest moment was when I "surfed the internet" back in the day with my Philips Pocket PC and a proprietary NIC that was wired to my hub. Those were the days...
posted: Nov. 18, 2011 @ 11:04p
Random things come to mind. Meticulously hand typing code into my TI-85 calculator so I could play Slot Machine at school. Reading the DOS 5 manual cover to cover. In college hacking the terminal software to 'wardial' till the (always busy) modem picked up. Calling AT&T for my boss to order DSL for her house because she had no clue what any of that was and all she wanted was the internet. A couple years later going to the same person's house to fix the computer that mysteriously quit working right after she clicked something in an email.
posted: Nov. 18, 2011 @ 11:10p
when i was in hs and how happy i was to get my new graphing calculator.
posted: Nov. 18, 2011 @ 11:32p
Giving up celebrating in style for the new millenium to be onsite at our dc waiting for all the y2k bugs to hit.
posted: Nov. 18, 2011 @ 11:52p
I use to convince my dad to go to FedCo so I can play their display model of Intellivision and tank wars. I later got the Apple IIe would sneak to the den to play games like Zork until 3am in the morning, when I was 8 years old during a school night! It was worth the sleep deprivation! I also enjoy the Twilight Zone (the original series), Night Gallery, Star Trek (the original series).
Lately, taking apart hard drives so I can use the strong magnets to hold up my curtains in my bedroom.
FW Finance + beer on Friday night..learn something dude
posted: Nov. 19, 2011 @ 1:18a
I programmed my 8th grade science project lol >__<
posted: Nov. 19, 2011 @ 1:21a
talking to my friend about how relationships and relating that to how a chemical reaction takes place
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posted: Nov. 19, 2011 @ 2:00a
The first program I wrote after "Hello World" was a program that used a formula to determine what your vertical leap would need to be, based on your height, calculating your standing reach, in order for you to dunk a basketball. That is still among my favorite blocks of (Apple Basic) code.
posted: Nov. 19, 2011 @ 2:02a
all of my humor is cheesy and geeky...depend on my spouse to help me save face.
posted: Nov. 19, 2011 @ 2:47a
My family sent me a DVD set of the first season of "The Big Bang Theory" with a note that said "This reminds us of you and your friends."
I don't know about geekiest moment, I think I'm just perpetually geeky (web developer/business analyst combo).
posted: Nov. 19, 2011 @ 3:49a
Staying after school to play Sim City and Oregon Trail.
posted: Nov. 19, 2011 @ 3:53a
Building my own PC from scratch at least twice. It's hard to see the small letters on the motherboard now.
posted: Nov. 19, 2011 @ 4:00a
My geekiest moment is when the vice-principal of an elementary school called my high school looking for me. She needed help with powerpoint.
posted: Nov. 19, 2011 @ 4:48a
the funniest moment I can think of is when my uncle's "tech savvy" soon to be son in law recommended draining the reservoir on the water-cooled PC that I had built for him, as any water that got on the mobo could damage it... He wasn't kidding either.
posted: Nov. 19, 2011 @ 4:54a
it was surprisingly that we won an AMD Athlon XP combo in AMD first event of Athlon launch.
posted: Nov. 19, 2011 @ 5:05a
I would have to say it would be when my school had me be a teachers aide in the computer classes even though I was 3 years younger than the students in the class.
posted: Nov. 19, 2011 @ 5:08a
posted: Nov. 19, 2011 @ 5:25a
Think Geek Is the BEST!!
posted: Nov. 19, 2011 @ 5:26a
I've played all levels of Zork
posted: Nov. 19, 2011 @ 6:02a
Punching paper tapes for printer controls.
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posted: Nov. 19, 2011 @ 6:08a
The geekiest moment I can remember (and there are a lot) is the first time I installed memory in my TRS 80 computer. I beleive I was going from 4MB to 8MB of memory for that computer. (Yes, that's MB, no GB - the TRS 80 was one of the first consumer computers and was sold by Radio Shack). I kept reading all the warning about static electricity issues and finally decided I should not be wearing any clothes since they could contribute to static electricity buildup. So, my geek moment is "naked memory upgrade". Glad no one else was around.....BTW - the memory upgrade was successful.
I'll do anything for a title - anything
posted: Nov. 19, 2011 @ 6:55a
I was sort of accused of fraud by Paypal at the age of 15..(Minimum age was 18).. I was using the PayPal account to make money by playing online video games and making $15-$25 an hour doing so. Paid for my first car with it, a Ford Explorer. Sad thing was my parents had no idea it was going on. I was always confused about where they THOUGHT I made the money to buy my car with.
What an interesting call that was when the Paypal lawyers called.
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