For Non-Geeks Only: A List of Ways to Make Your Geek Friends Die A Little Inside

Posted: April 26, 2012 in Uncategorized
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  • Ask if Batman is going to be in The Avengers.
  • If they invite you to see Blade Runner, say, “No thanks. I’m not really into horror movies.”
  • When Felicia Day is referred to, say, “Oh! Wasn’t she the redhead from American Pie?”
  • Claim that having read all seven Harry Potter books means that you have “major geek cred”.
  • Send invitations on Facebook to join you in playing FarmVille.
  • When hearing a geek ranting about DRM, say, “But ‘The One I Love’ is such a good song!”
  • Ask if they are on Team Edward.
  • Declare yourself to be on Team Edward.
  • Say that your favorite aliens from Star Wars are the Ewoks.
  • Refer to FTL travel in the Star Trek universe as “Hyperspace”.
  • Alternatively, refer to FTL travel in Star Wars as “Warp Speed”.
  • When asked your favorite anime, reply Avatar: The Last Airbender.
  • Alternatively, constantly mix up the James Cameron movie and the Nickelodeon cartoon that go by the same title.
  • Ask them their plans for Super Bowl Sunday.
  • Insist on believing that Firefly is an Andrew Lloyd Webber musical.
  • Say that Battle Royale ripped off The Hunger Games.
  • Chastise a person whose T-shirt says “All Your Base Are Belong To Us” or “Somebody Set Up Us The Bomb” for wearing improperly grammatical clothing.
  • Claim that your favorite actress is Megan Fox.
  • Buy all your consumer electronics based on how “cute” they are.
  • Refer to Monty Python as a “he”.
  • Only play video games that are “good” for you, like Brain Age or WiiFit.
  • Say that 3D is the greatest technical innovation ever in the history of cinema.
  • Try to get them to dance.

And I will point out: NEARLY HALF OF THE THINGS ON THIS LIST HAVE BEEN SAID IN MY PRESENCE AND MADE ME DIE A LITTLE INSIDE.

I DO NOT KNOW HOW MUCH MORE DYING I CAN TAKE.

THE DYING IT BURNS ME.

~ Ian

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Comments
  1. I’m not technically a geek, but number 1 killed me, lol.

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