My Score: Modern, Cool Nerd 69 % Nerd, 69% Geek, 13% Dork For The Record: A Nerd is someone who is passionate about learning/being smart/academia. A Geek is someone who is passionate about some particular area or subject, often an obscure or difficult one. A Dork is someone who has difficulty with common social expectations/interactions.… Continue reading Nerd? Geek? or Dork?
We’re doing the Harry Potter book release event for book 7 at “Bound to Read” in East Atlanta Village. It’s an exciting venue – it’s the last one as far as we know. We should have hit this market sooner – it’s a blast! The first one for us was in Gainesville at Chapter 13… Continue reading Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
A certain friend of mine has recently become engaged and I see no mention of the event on his own blog. As such, I hereby request his Geek Card until such wrong-doing can be redeemed. You know who you are. (To prove you are worthy of your Geek Card, you must create a post and… Continue reading There’s Someone for Everyone
Saturday ended at 3:30am Sunday morning. I played D&D for the first time since the 80’s with a group of friends. They’re old pro’s, but I have some catching up to do. We played all day and night, so that’s a good way to get a refresher course. We didn’t actually have time for any… Continue reading Revisiting D&D
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As you travel life’s highways, stop and smell the roses…and get a piercing. That’s the advice Con’rs heard, anyway. DragonCon is, as of recent years, a five day event including labor day. The event takes place in Atlanta within the Marriott Marquis and Hyatt hotels (registration was actually taken care of in the Hilton this… Continue reading DragonCon Wrap-Up
I have friends that were involved in the World of Warcraft beta. The flimsy descriptions didn’t peak my interest too highly, and I kind of knew that I wouldn’t have time to invest in a MMORPG. I played Ultima Online and EverQuest back in the day. They’re both highly addictive. Fortunately, my wife really enjoyed… Continue reading Prepare to be WoW’d
At Starbucks in Gainesville, the staff can be a bit dim at times. I routinely go through the drive-through only to try and convey to them that I have a mug and would like it filled with coffee. I realize that I’ll just have to drive up to the window anyway, but if I don’t… Continue reading Minimum Wage Help
I’ve spent that last two nights (Friday and Saturday night) playing Fable and Halo2 into the wee hours of the morning. I play on XBOX’s Live service, so there’s a collection of friends I can call upon to game with. It’s addictive sport, if not for the game itself, then the peculiar human interaction within… Continue reading X + Y = Bar Brawl