Fugitive Firefly

Running away with the last bit of hope

Nerd Level: 5

I never denied being a nerd, but until recently I would have said my nerdiness was mild.

I like video games. OK, so I like the older video games like Pac Man, Mortal Kombat, Spyro, and Pokemon.
Math jokes are always enjoyable.
Physics or Engineering were once appealing majors.
Monty Python and the Holy Grail is hysterical.
And I work at renaissance faires, for goodness sakes.

However...
I've never watched Star Wars
I've never been a Trekkie
Rocky Horror Picture Show is one of my least favorite movies. 
And I can't fix most computer problems. 

See? Mild. But my nerdiness has increased exponentially, and Python is partly to blame.

Intro to Computer Programming gave me a new appreciation for computers. They're a lot more fun when you have some understanding of how they work. So much that I've decided I'm going to take what I learned from last term and apply to a project for this term. For my Science Fiction class, I will be building a "Choose your own adventure" program. And there will be GUI involved. Bear in mind that I've never used GUI before and so, will be teaching myself as I'm building this program and writing the story.

But don't crack your nerd jokes yet! There's still more! I'm currently in the process of making an RSS feed for my entire webstore, a data feed that will be uploaded onto a wonderful search engine that will hopefully bring me more business. With that said, I'm slowing learning HTML. While I can't design an amazing blog (yet) I can make a spiffy button. Go ahead, click it. I dare you.

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(I promise to make a separate blog for the store. But until then, you'll have to endure my shameless plugging).

Now, here's the horrifying thought. For the first time in my life, I'm considering watching Star Wars and Star Trek. Yeah...my Sci Fi classmates might be rubbing off on me. I'm not sure if I really want to complete the nerd transformation just yet...

7 comments:

I am so making the hubby get me that apron for our anniversary LOL! I love the pi jokes with baking - cause I'm a culinary nerd.
Monty Python & the Holy Grail; OMG!
It's not a question of where he grips it! It's a simple question of weight ratios! A five ounce bird could not carry a one pound coconut.
... and thus my nerd flag flaps in the breeze.

Skip Star Wars. Check out Star Trek.

 

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HI here from Friday Follow...good luck with the nerd transformation...following you now...follow us?

 

OMG I am so a nerd because I love to read, love video games, love to visit museums and learn stuff.. EVERYONE else thunbs down on my activities.. they are just haters LOL....

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LOL, Nothin' wrong with being a little nerdy! =) My favorite video game ever is The Legend of Zelda. I love Monty Python too! "Always look on the bright side of life!" LOL
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