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You are a geek
Congratulations! You exhibit many geeky traits, but not so many that we should be worried. Woot!
|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…|| |
|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?|| |
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?|| |
|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|| |
|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?|| |
|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.