What's the measure of a true geek worth his or her
weight these days. 9 million, 9 hundred thousand, and
99...sorry. Seriously, how do you test the mettle of
the geek inclined? We tried to break up all their
special qualities along 6 main categories so that they
could compete head to head although quite a few are
champion thumb wrestlers. Let's take a look at the 6
geek categories before entering battle. Keep in mind
that the base category scores typically rank from 0-10
although perks and traps can augment geekily powers from
first one is Gaming.
There's nothing more quintessential geek than a deep
love of fantastic gaming, whether it involves little
pewter figurines or headsets and controllers. Some
geeks are cutting edge with Second Life or Xbox fame
while others go old school and prefer taking on the role
of goblin, orc, or paladin. What ever floats your geek
boat. The category scores based on die hard love for
gaming and a penchant for the odd, sad, or just plain
gametastic (trademarked in 5 countries and Alabama).
second category is Physique, Baby
and it's a
celebration of all the physical geek manifestations that
evolution has produced. You might think that the
forehead rash or unibrow is a negative but you'd be
wrong. Anyone can look like Brad Pitt. Not everyone
can have 6 toes and feel perfectly empowered to stretch
the feet out on a Burger King booth seat. That takes
some serious huevos even if, technically speaking,
there's only one down there.
up is Dress Code
and we mean no disrespect. In a world where everyone is
trying to look like the same person, the geek rises
above to showcase a dizzying array of styles once
delegated to the trash bin of fashion. Fanny Packs?
Only if there's enough zippers. Mom jeans? Sure...why
should middle aged, mothers of four have all the fun
(and style). The message is simple. I'm too busy
contemplating the bigger picture to care about how I
look. Or I'm oblivious. Whatever.
We're half way there and what a great spot to touch on
the true purview of all geeks...Techmology.
It doesn't matter if it flies, buzzes, slurps, gurgles,
or attenuates. If it's technology, it's in the geek's
closet and closest to his or her heart. Our geek
brethren may not get the late night booty calls but they
do get the late night "how do I convert an AVI file into
JPG's" and that's just fine by them. When all the robot
revolt, then we'll see who the hero is. John Conner
better get an over bight!
people play basketball while others learn the guitar.
Please, with your peasant interests and hobbies. Geeks
are too busy raising Alpacas or collecting Mr Pibb
international cans for that nonsense.
is really much to safe of a word to describe the geeks
interests as many of his or her hobbies involves
irradiated body fluids and combustible gasses. Just
knock before entering and for the love of God, bring the
Finally, all the freakish and geekish that doesn't quite
fit the other categories.
A collection, if you will, of the strange, bizarre, and
contagious. You may be asking, what's the purpose of a
brussel sprout sculpture garden. If you have to ask,
then you're not ready for the answer. In true alignment
with the geek stars, Odditorium celebrates that which
makes us real different and maybe a tad bit less likely
there. You have the 6 Geek game categories and each
Geek will bring his own special twist and attributes to
each one. Whatever you do, don't underestimate their
love of the strange and never, never pull their