Tuesday, May 08, 2012

Take the Geek Quiz


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Your results

You are a geek

Congratulations! You exhibit many geeky traits, but not so many that we should be worried. Woot!

Question Your Response
Sometimes gadgets break. How do you deal with these moments?

Buy a new one, but keep the old one. I can still harvest it for parts.

Public parks are for…



Didn’t shoot first

What’s your preferred card game?

Magic: The Gathering

Which superhero most closely shares your worldview?

Iron Man – The world doesn’t need superpowers. It just needs the right killer app.

Real men wear…

Robotic exoskeletons

Which captain most closely shares your problem-solving style?

Captain Malcolm Reynolds – Always make a plan, no matter how many times my plans fail.

What kind of cellphone do you own?

Don’t own one

How many different kinds of dice do you own?

I carry around a full set at all times, just in case.

What’s your preferred board game?

Settlers of Catan

When sharing anecdotes with friends, your storytelling style most closely resembles…

Stan Lee – While ostensibly about action, my stories often have deeper social themes. Excelsior!

How many digits of Pi can you recite?

The "Magnum PI" theme song doesn't have any words to recite!

What is 4Chan?

A wretched hive of scum and villainy

Who’s your preferred author with initials in his pen name?

J.R.R. Tolkien


Is a lie.

What’s your favorite day of the week?

Wednesday – CSI and NCIS!

What’s your preferred way of writing?

Pen and paper

Which geeky acronym do you find yourself saying most often?


What’s you preferred kind of party?

Adventuring party

In your free time, you’ve been known to write…

Fan fiction – Buffy versus Starbuck.

How many languages do you know?

A fictional language

Which song are you more likely to find yourself humming?

“Brand New Day” by Sting

Which song are you more likely to find yourself humming? (Part 2)

“Stayin' Alive” by the Bee Gees

Which song are you more likely to find yourself humming? (Part 3)

“Firefly” theme song

Which song are you more likely to find yourself humming? (Part 4)

“She Blinded Me With Science” by Thomas Dolby

Which song are you more likely to find yourself humming? (Part 5)

“Amish Paradise” by "Weird Al" Yankovic

Which song are you more likely to find yourself humming? (Final part)

“The History of the Ring” leitmotif from “The Lord of the Rings” trilogy

Which scourge requires the most preparation?

Robot uprising – I, for one, welcome our new computer overlords.

What’s your preferred Web browser?


What’s your preferred workout?

Hitting friends with PVC pipes wrapped in foam and duct tape

Pick a number

A googol

What’s the best excuse to stay home from work?

I need to save the world.

Who would star in your dream casting of the upcoming “Uncharted” movie?

Nathan Fillion

What is your ideal pet?

An ancient Nibblonian that excretes dark matter

Which is the best twist ending?

"Luke, I am your father."

What is your dream car?

A black GMC Vandura van with a red stripe, a rooftop spoiler, and an ability to magically repair itself between episodes

Which is the best spherical object?

The event horizon of a non-rotating black hole in a non-accelerating reference frame.

What is your preferred footwear?

A pair of sensible shoes

Let's try an SAT-style analogy. Love : Hate ::

Sledding : Walking up the hill

Who's the best role model for young girls?

President Laura Roslin. She is an inspiring leader and a savvy politician.

Quick! Choose a memorable 4-digit pin.

1701. The registry for my favorite series of Federation starships.

Which trivial error in this personality quiz bothered you the most?

Actually, a true matching set of dice would include a d100, while question 9 topped out at d20.

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