Recent Changes for "Geeks" - Davis Wikihttp://daviswiki.org/GeeksRecent Changes of the page "Geeks" on Davis Wiki.en-us Geekshttp://daviswiki.org/Geeks2014-03-11 15:54:37AlexisCaligiuriadded Star Trek Club <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Geeks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 14: </td> <td> Line 14: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ * ["Star Trek Club at UC Davis"]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Geekshttp://daviswiki.org/Geeks2014-03-11 15:50:49MaxwellKappesDroms is closed <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Geeks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 8: </td> <td> Line 8: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> * At ["Bizarro World"]<span>&nbsp;or ["Drom's Comics and Cards"],</span> looking at comic books and playing ["Magic The Gathering" geeky games]. </td> <td> <span>+</span> * At ["Bizarro World"] looking at comic books and playing ["Magic The Gathering" geeky games]. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Geekshttp://daviswiki.org/Geeks2014-03-10 14:41:54MaxwellKappes <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Geeks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 12: </td> <td> Line 12: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ * ["Davis Urban Gaming Group"] - A NERF club on campus.</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Geekshttp://daviswiki.org/Geeks2010-06-24 14:00:31hankim <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Geeks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 8: </td> <td> Line 8: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> * At ["Bizarro World"] or ["Drom's Comics and Cards"], looking at comic books and playing ["Magic<span>:</span> The Gathering" geeky games]. </td> <td> <span>+</span> * At ["Bizarro World"] or ["Drom's Comics and Cards"], looking at comic books and playing ["Magic The Gathering" geeky games]. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Geekshttp://daviswiki.org/Geeks2010-06-24 13:59:35hankim(quick edit) <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Geeks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 8: </td> <td> Line 8: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> * At ["Bizarro World"] or ["Drom's Comics and Cards"], looking at comic books </td> <td> <span>+</span> * At ["Bizarro World"] or ["Drom's Comics and Cards"], looking at comic books<span>&nbsp;and playing ["Magic: The Gathering" geeky games].</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Geekshttp://daviswiki.org/Geeks2010-06-24 13:58:59hankim(quick edit) <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Geeks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 8: </td> <td> Line 8: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> * At ["Bizarro World"], looking at comic books </td> <td> <span>+</span> * At ["Bizarro World<span>"] or ["Drom's Comics and Cards</span>"], looking at comic books </td> </tr> </table> </div> Geekshttp://daviswiki.org/Geeks2008-09-29 01:19:34BrentLaabslink fix <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Geeks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 24: </td> <td> Line 24: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> * Just for old time sake, here's my stab at it: GCS d-- s+: a- C++++$ UBLX+++$ P+@ L++$ E--- W++@ N o K w---(+++) !O M++(+++)$ V-- PS++(+++) PE Y++(+) PGP t 5++(-) X R@ !tv b+++ DI+(++) D--(+) G e++&gt;++++ h--- r+++ y? -["EricKlein" EK] </td> <td> <span>+</span> * Just for old time sake, here's my stab at it: GCS d-- s+: a- C++++$ UBLX+++$ P+@ L++$ E--- W++@ N o K w---(+++) !O M++(+++)$ V-- PS++(+++) PE Y++(+) PGP t 5++(-) X R@ !tv b+++ DI+(++) D--(+) G e++&gt;++++ h--- r+++ y? -<span>-''</span>["<span>Users/</span>EricKlein" EK]<span>''</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Geekshttp://daviswiki.org/Geeks2007-05-30 14:45:36RyanCastellucci <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Geeks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 16: </td> <td> Line 16: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ * ["DRAGON" Davis Roleplaying Activities and Gaming Organizational Network]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Geekshttp://daviswiki.org/Geeks2007-01-27 21:23:11WilliamLewisRevert to version 52 (Robochair isn't a place). <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Geeks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 15: </td> <td> Line 15: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- * ["RoboChair"]</span> </td> <td> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Geekshttp://daviswiki.org/Geeks2007-01-27 14:41:52DevinCastellucci <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Geeks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 15: </td> <td> Line 15: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ * ["RoboChair"]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Geekshttp://daviswiki.org/Geeks2006-07-12 15:26:33PhilipNeustrom <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Geeks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 25: </td> <td> Line 25: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- * Anyone caught editing this page has pretty much proven themselves as a geek. Anyone caught reverting this page out of haste, anger, spite or any other upset feeling is crowned an über-geek.<br> - * Oh no, am I a geek now?! *gasp* I have to get off the social suicide ledge before I jump! Whatever shall I do? ... Anyone who edits this page in order to put someone else down (especially a group of people) is not only a bigot but has yet to escape the psychological behavior of a high school bully.<br> - * I would suggest contacting the groups above in order to determine if they wish to be labeled under this category. I don't see it as being inherently bad because groups tend to take negative titles and spin them into positive ones.</span> </td> <td> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Geekshttp://daviswiki.org/Geeks2006-07-12 12:09:37SteveOstrowski <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Geeks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 27: </td> <td> Line 27: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ * I would suggest contacting the groups above in order to determine if they wish to be labeled under this category. I don't see it as being inherently bad because groups tend to take negative titles and spin them into positive ones.</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Geekshttp://daviswiki.org/Geeks2006-07-12 10:57:43SaulSugarmanDurrrrr. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Geeks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 26: </td> <td> Line 26: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ * Oh no, am I a geek now?! *gasp* I have to get off the social suicide ledge before I jump! Whatever shall I do? ... Anyone who edits this page in order to put someone else down (especially a group of people) is not only a bigot but has yet to escape the psychological behavior of a high school bully.</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Geekshttp://daviswiki.org/Geeks2006-07-12 02:06:35RadioNinjaYou all are just proving that you're geeks. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Geeks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 25: </td> <td> Line 25: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ * Anyone caught editing this page has pretty much proven themselves as a geek. Anyone caught reverting this page out of haste, anger, spite or any other upset feeling is crowned an über-geek.</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Geekshttp://daviswiki.org/Geeks2006-07-12 01:29:47JabberWokkyAnd that's a bad link (since it even says it's not accurate). Here's KLI. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Geeks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 18: </td> <td> Line 18: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> * Their parents' basement speaking [http://<span>members</span>.<span>aol.com/JPK</span>li<span>n</span>g<span>on/uta</span>/ Klingon] (See ["Languages"]) </td> <td> <span>+</span> * Their parents' basement speaking [http://<span>www</span>.<span>k</span>li<span>.or</span>g/ Klingon] (See ["Languages"]) </td> </tr> </table> </div> Geekshttp://daviswiki.org/Geeks2006-07-12 01:27:53JabberWokkyMistranslated. That's a dictionary translation, not a correct one. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Geeks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 19: </td> <td> Line 19: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- * "lIj SoS..."<br> - * Translation: "Yo mama..."</span> </td> <td> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Geekshttp://daviswiki.org/Geeks2006-07-12 01:22:35SteveOstrowskiAdding resource <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Geeks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 18: </td> <td> Line 18: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> * Their parents' basement speaking Klingon (See ["Languages"]) </td> <td> <span>+</span> * Their parents' basement speaking <span>[http://members.aol.com/JP</span>Klingon<span>/uta/ Klingon]</span> (See ["Languages"]) </td> </tr> </table> </div> Geekshttp://daviswiki.org/Geeks2006-07-12 01:09:55SteveOstrowskiCorrect translation. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Geeks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 19: </td> <td> Line 19: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- * ''jIH ta' ghobe' yIn Daq yav.''</span> </td> <td> <span>+ * "lIj SoS..."</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Geekshttp://daviswiki.org/Geeks2006-07-12 00:31:27TravisGrathwelli hate this page <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Geeks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 18: </td> <td> Line 18: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> * T<span>hirty-year-olds who live in t</span>heir parents' basement speaking Klingon (See ["Languages"]) </td> <td> <span>+</span> * Their parents' basement speaking Klingon (See ["Languages"]) </td> </tr> </table> </div> Geekshttp://daviswiki.org/Geeks2006-07-12 00:16:18RadioNinja <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Geeks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 20: </td> <td> Line 20: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ * Translation: "Yo mama..."</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Geekshttp://daviswiki.org/Geeks2006-07-12 00:07:52JabberWokkyNot sure I like the tone of the "basement" comment. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Geeks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 19: </td> <td> Line 19: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ * ''jIH ta' ghobe' yIn Daq yav.''</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Geekshttp://daviswiki.org/Geeks2006-07-11 20:33:53RadioNinjaKLINGON LIVES! <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Geeks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> Not so long ago, the derogatory terms "[wiki:WikiPedia:Geek geek]," "nerd," and "dork" were used interchangeably. Current usage is starting to separate the terms into orthogonal components. In this view, dorks are socially challenged individuals, nerds are people interested in intellectual or academic pursuits, and geeks are people fascinated, perhaps obsessively, by obscure or very specific areas of knowledge and imagination. Geek is the most general and positive of the three terms and lends itself to plenty of geek ["social structures" subcultures].<span>&nbsp;</span> </td> <td> <span>+</span> Not so long ago, the derogatory terms "[wiki:WikiPedia:Geek geek]," "nerd," and "dork" were used interchangeably. Current usage is starting to separate the terms into orthogonal components. In this view, dorks are socially challenged individuals, nerds are people interested in intellectual or academic pursuits, and geeks are people fascinated, perhaps obsessively, by obscure or very specific areas of knowledge and imagination. Geek is the most general and positive of the three terms and lends itself to plenty of geek ["social structures" subcultures]. </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 18: </td> <td> Line 18: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- </span> </td> <td> <span>+ * Thirty-year-olds who live in their parents' basement speaking Klingon (See ["Languages"])<br> + </span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Geekshttp://daviswiki.org/Geeks2005-12-17 10:18:39RyanCastellucciWording change. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Geeks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 5: </td> <td> Line 5: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- In Davis, you can spot geeks at:</span> </td> <td> <span>+ In Davis, geeks can often be found spending time at:</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 10: </td> <td> Line 10: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> * ["Computer Science Club"]<span>,</span> ["Davis Hacking Society"] </td> <td> <span>+</span> * ["Computer Science Club"]<span><br> + *</span> ["Davis Hacking Society"] </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 18: </td> <td> Line 19: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> Formerly, geeks could be found browsing ["Alternative Universe"] and ["The End Zone"].<span>&nbsp;''Logically, there should be a list of where they can NOT be spotted at.''</span> </td> <td> <span>+</span> Formerly, geeks could be found browsing ["Alternative Universe"] and ["The End Zone"]. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Geekshttp://daviswiki.org/Geeks2005-12-15 16:23:23BrentLaabsokay. since there's only one person who wants the intersection; it's deleted <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Geeks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 17: </td> <td> Line 17: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- * ["10th St. &amp; D St. Intersection"]<br> - * ["ARC"]<br> - * ["Hart Hall"]<br> - * ["Bohart Museum of Entomology"]<br> - * ["Mee Room"]</span> </td> <td> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Geekshttp://daviswiki.org/Geeks2005-12-14 20:30:04BrentLaabsother places you can find geeks every day! <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Geeks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 18: </td> <td> Line 18: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ * ["ARC"]<br> + * ["Hart Hall"]<br> + * ["Bohart Museum of Entomology"]<br> + * ["Mee Room"]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Geekshttp://daviswiki.org/Geeks2005-12-14 20:21:35PaulThoberReplaced 10th & D once again. See the GeeksTalk page. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Geeks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 5: </td> <td> Line 5: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- In Davis, geeks are disproportionately found at these locations:</span> </td> <td> <span>+ In Davis, you can spot geeks at:</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 17: </td> <td> Line 17: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ * ["10th St. &amp; D St. Intersection"]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Geekshttp://daviswiki.org/Geeks2005-12-14 15:39:31JeffreyNonkenRemoved 10th & D once again. See the GeeksTalk page. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Geeks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 17: </td> <td> Line 17: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- * ["10th St. &amp; D St. Intersection"]</span> </td> <td> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Geekshttp://daviswiki.org/Geeks2005-12-14 13:20:36PaulThoberReplace link. Added ["Geeks/talk"] page. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Geeks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 17: </td> <td> Line 17: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ * ["10th St. &amp; D St. Intersection"]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Geekshttp://daviswiki.org/Geeks2005-12-14 13:11:31JeffreyNonkenRemoved 10th & D. Again. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Geeks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 17: </td> <td> Line 17: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- * ["10th St. &amp; D St. Intersection"]</span> </td> <td> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Geekshttp://daviswiki.org/Geeks2005-12-14 09:09:25PaulThoberNice intersection - lots of geeks. fits! <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Geeks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 18: </td> <td> Line 18: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- ''Do a lot of geeks hang out here? I don't get it...'' - ["ArlenAbraham"]<br> - Deleted commentary:<br> - * Seriously, geeks can be observed at this intersection every day, guaranteed. Romayne<br> - * Do these geeks live there, are they waiting for a bus, biting the heads off chickens??<br> - * Some live right there, some walk by, others ride bikes or drive diesel pickup trucks. Chicken heads often litter the ground. PT<br> - <br> - </span> </td> <td> <span>+ </span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Geekshttp://daviswiki.org/Geeks2005-12-14 09:08:24PaulThoberRevert to version dated 2005-12-13 21:01:59. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Geeks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 17: </td> <td> Line 17: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- </span> </td> <td> <span>+ * ["10th St. &amp; D St. Intersection"]<br> + ''Do a lot of geeks hang out here? I don't get it...'' - ["ArlenAbraham"]<br> + Deleted commentary:<br> + * Seriously, geeks can be observed at this intersection every day, guaranteed. Romayne<br> + * Do these geeks live there, are they waiting for a bus, biting the heads off chickens??<br> + * Some live right there, some walk by, others ride bikes or drive diesel pickup trucks. Chicken heads often litter the ground. PT</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Geekshttp://daviswiki.org/Geeks2005-12-13 21:33:15EdwinSaadawe get the point, you hate that intersection. but it doesnt fit here. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Geeks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 17: </td> <td> Line 17: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- * ["10th St. &amp; D St. Intersection"]<br> - ''Do a lot of geeks hang out here? I don't get it...'' - ["ArlenAbraham"]<br> - Deleted commentary:<br> - * Seriously, geeks can be observed at this intersection every day, guaranteed. Romayne<br> - * Do these geeks live there, are they waiting for a bus, biting the heads off chickens??<br> - * Some live right there, some walk by, others ride bikes or drive diesel pickup trucks. Chicken heads often litter the ground. PT</span> </td> <td> <span>+ </span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Geekshttp://daviswiki.org/Geeks2005-12-13 21:01:59PaulThoberRevert to version dated 2005-12-13 19:57:08. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Geeks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 17: </td> <td> Line 17: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ * ["10th St. &amp; D St. Intersection"]<br> + ''Do a lot of geeks hang out here? I don't get it...'' - ["ArlenAbraham"]<br> + Deleted commentary:<br> + * Seriously, geeks can be observed at this intersection every day, guaranteed. Romayne<br> + * Do these geeks live there, are they waiting for a bus, biting the heads off chickens??<br> + * Some live right there, some walk by, others ride bikes or drive diesel pickup trucks. Chicken heads often litter the ground. PT<br> + </span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Geekshttp://daviswiki.org/Geeks2005-12-13 20:03:12PhilipNeustromRevert to version dated 2005-12-13 11:50:28. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Geeks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 17: </td> <td> Line 17: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- * ["10th St. &amp; D St. Intersection"]<br> - ''Do a lot of geeks hang out here? I don't get it...'' - ["ArlenAbraham"]<br> - Deleted commentary:<br> - * Seriously, geeks can be observed at this intersection every day, guaranteed. Romayne<br> - * Do these geeks live there, are they waiting for a bus, biting the heads off chickens??<br> - * Some live right there, some walk by, others ride bikes or drive diesel pickup trucks. Chicken heads often litter the ground. PT<br> - </span> </td> <td> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Geekshttp://daviswiki.org/Geeks2005-12-13 19:57:08PaulThober <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Geeks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 19: </td> <td> Line 19: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ Deleted commentary:<br> + * Seriously, geeks can be observed at this intersection every day, guaranteed. Romayne<br> + * Do these geeks live there, are they waiting for a bus, biting the heads off chickens??<br> + * Some live right there, some walk by, others ride bikes or drive diesel pickup trucks. Chicken heads often litter the ground. PT<br> + </span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Geekshttp://daviswiki.org/Geeks2005-12-13 19:53:51ArlenAbrahamwhat does 10th and D have to do with geeks? perhaps add a note? <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Geeks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 18: </td> <td> Line 18: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ ''Do a lot of geeks hang out here? I don't get it...'' - ["ArlenAbraham"]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Geekshttp://daviswiki.org/Geeks2005-12-13 19:51:54PaulThober <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Geeks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 17: </td> <td> Line 17: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ * ["10th St. &amp; D St. Intersection"]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Geekshttp://daviswiki.org/Geeks2005-12-13 11:50:28CindySperry <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Geeks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 3: </td> <td> Line 3: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> The word geek can take on several different meanings. As discussed above, it can be a noun, used to label a person. It can also be a verb, used to describe two or more people (usually geeks) deeply engaged in conversing about some technical subject. Alternatively, it could describe a single geek deeply involved in some geeky act (such as computer programming). I have also heard it used in place of the verb "to kill", but that may just have been cheap late 90's role-playing manual prose at work, rather than valid cultural usage. It can be used as an adjective (in the form: geeky), used to denote that some action (or person) has geek-like qualities. The word geek originally referred to carnival performers who would do disgusting things for pay (a common example would be biting the heads off of live <span>rodent</span>s). </td> <td> <span>+</span> The word geek can take on several different meanings. As discussed above, it can be a noun, used to label a person. It can also be a verb, used to describe two or more people (usually geeks) deeply engaged in conversing about some technical subject. Alternatively, it could describe a single geek deeply involved in some geeky act (such as computer programming). I have also heard it used in place of the verb "to kill", but that may just have been cheap late 90's role-playing manual prose at work, rather than valid cultural usage. It can be used as an adjective (in the form: geeky), used to denote that some action (or person) has geek-like qualities. The word geek originally referred to carnival performers who would do disgusting things for pay (a common example would be biting the heads off of live <span>animal</span>s). </td> </tr> </table> </div> Geekshttp://daviswiki.org/Geeks2005-12-13 11:28:18MichelleAccurso <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Geeks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 12: </td> <td> Line 12: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> * ["Wiki Community" Davis Wiki], especially the ["Davis Wiki IRC" Davis Wiki IRC channel] </td> <td> <span>+</span> * ["Wiki Community" Davis Wiki], especially the ["Davis Wiki IRC" Davis Wiki IRC channel]<span>, ["wiki gatherings" Wiki BBQs]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Geekshttp://daviswiki.org/Geeks2005-12-13 11:06:15CraigBrozinsky"geeks are disproportionately found at these locations:" <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Geeks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 5: </td> <td> Line 5: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- In Davis, you are most likely to spot geeks at:<br> - </span> </td> <td> <span>+ In Davis, geeks are disproportionately found at these locations:</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 18: </td> <td> Line 17: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- * ["10th St. &amp; D St. Intersection"]</span> </td> <td> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Geekshttp://daviswiki.org/Geeks2005-12-13 11:03:47CraigBrozinskychanged to "most likely to spot geeks" <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Geeks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 5: </td> <td> Line 5: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> In Davis, you <span>c</span>a<span>n</span> spot geeks at: </td> <td> <span>+</span> In Davis, you a<span>re most likely to</span> spot geeks at: </td> </tr> </table> </div> Geekshttp://daviswiki.org/Geeks2005-12-13 09:14:43PaulThoberWhat's the deal here? You CAN spot geeks at 10th and D. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Geeks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 18: </td> <td> Line 18: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ * ["10th St. &amp; D St. Intersection"]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Geekshttp://daviswiki.org/Geeks2005-12-12 22:31:46PhilipNeustromdeleted "intersection" <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Geeks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 18: </td> <td> Line 18: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- * ["10th St. &amp; D St. Intersection"]<br> - ''Seriously, geeks can be observed at this intersection every day, guaranteed. ["PaulThober"]''<br> - Do these geeks live there, are they waiting for a bus, biting the heads off chickens??<br> - ''Some live right there, some walk by, others ride bikes or drive diesel pickup trucks. Chicken heads often litter the ground.''<br> - I think the list was trying to pick characteristically geek places, otherwise we might as well list a lot of restaurants and coffee houses; I'm sure geeks go there too.</span> </td> <td> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Geekshttp://daviswiki.org/Geeks2005-12-12 22:29:48PhilipNeustromminor <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Geeks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 19: </td> <td> Line 19: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- *</span>Seriously, geeks can be observed at this intersection every day, guaranteed. ["PaulThober"<span>&nbsp;Romayne</span>]<br> <span>- *</span>Do these geeks live there, are they waiting for a bus, biting the heads off chickens??<br> <span>- *</span>Some live right there, some walk by, others ride bikes or drive diesel pickup trucks. Chicken heads often litter the ground.<span>&nbsp;PT</span><br> <span>- *</span> I think the list was trying to pick characteristically geek places, otherwise we might as well list a lot of restaurants and coffee houses; I'm sure geeks go there to.<span>&nbsp;</span><br> <span>- </span> </td> <td> <span>+ ''</span>Seriously, geeks can be observed at this intersection every day, guaranteed. ["PaulThober"]<span>''</span><br> <span>+ </span>Do these geeks live there, are they waiting for a bus, biting the heads off chickens??<br> <span>+ ''</span>Some live right there, some walk by, others ride bikes or drive diesel pickup trucks. Chicken heads often litter the ground.<span>''</span><br> <span>+ </span> I think the list was trying to pick characteristically geek places, otherwise we might as well list a lot of restaurants and coffee houses; I'm sure geeks go there to<span>o</span>.<br> <span>+ </span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Geekshttp://daviswiki.org/Geeks2005-12-11 20:50:02EdwinSaadaFRG -> RPG? <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Geeks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 15: </td> <td> Line 15: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> * ["Roleplaying games" <span>F</span>RG's] </td> <td> <span>+</span> * ["Roleplaying games" R<span>P</span>G's] </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 22: </td> <td> Line 22: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ * I think the list was trying to pick characteristically geek places, otherwise we might as well list a lot of restaurants and coffee houses; I'm sure geeks go there to. </span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Geekshttp://daviswiki.org/Geeks2005-12-11 19:49:12AlexanderWoo20 years ago != "historically" <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Geeks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- Historically</span>, the derogatory terms "[wiki:WikiPedia:Geek geek]," "nerd," and "dork" were used interchangeably. <span>More modern definitions</span> separate the terms into orthogonal components. In this view, dorks are socially challenged individuals, nerds are people interested in intellectual or academic pursuits, and geeks are people fascinated, perhaps obsessively, by obscure or very specific areas of knowledge and imagination. Geek is the most general and positive of the three terms and lends itself to plenty of geek ["social structures" subcultures]. </td> <td> <span>+ Not so long ago</span>, the derogatory terms "[wiki:WikiPedia:Geek geek]," "nerd," and "dork" were used interchangeably. <span>&nbsp;Current usage is starting to</span> separate the terms into orthogonal components. In this view, dorks are socially challenged individuals, nerds are people interested in intellectual or academic pursuits, and geeks are people fascinated, perhaps obsessively, by obscure or very specific areas of knowledge and imagination. Geek is the most general and positive of the three terms and lends itself to plenty of geek ["social structures" subcultures]. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Geekshttp://daviswiki.org/Geeks2005-12-11 19:46:25PaulThoberresponse <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Geeks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 21: </td> <td> Line 21: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ *Some live right there, some walk by, others ride bikes or drive diesel pickup trucks. Chicken heads often litter the ground. PT</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Geekshttp://daviswiki.org/Geeks2005-12-11 19:40:13CraigBrozinsky <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Geeks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 20: </td> <td> Line 20: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ *Do these geeks live there, are they waiting for a bus, biting the heads off chickens??</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Geekshttp://daviswiki.org/Geeks2005-12-11 19:19:55PaulThober10th and D is a genuine geek-viewing area. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Geeks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 18: </td> <td> Line 18: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ * ["10th St. &amp; D St. Intersection"]<br> + *Seriously, geeks can be observed at this intersection every day, guaranteed. ["PaulThober" Romayne]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Geekshttp://daviswiki.org/Geeks2005-12-11 17:54:29PhilipNeustromslight reorg <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Geeks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 7: </td> <td> Line 7: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- * ["Alternative Universe"]</span> </td> <td> <span>+ * Anywhere in ["Kemper Hall"] -- especially ["The Dungeon"]</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 9: </td> <td> Line 9: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- * ["Computer Science Club"] (or really anywhere in ["Kemper Hall"] for that matter)</span> </td> <td> <span>+ * At ["Bizarro World"], looking at comic books<br> + * ["LUGOD"]<br> + * ["Computer Science Club"], ["Davis Hacking Society"]</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 11: </td> <td> Line 13: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> * ["<span>Dav</span>i<span>s Hac</span>kin<span>g Soc</span>i<span>e</span>ty<span>"]<br> - * the ["Recent Changes</span>" Davis Wiki <span>R</span>ece<span>nt Changes]<br> - *</span> ["Davis Wiki IRC" Davis Wiki IRC channel] </td> <td> <span>+</span> * ["<span>W</span>iki<span>&nbsp;Commu</span>nity" Davis Wiki<span>],</span> <span>esp</span>ec<span>ially th</span>e ["Davis Wiki IRC" Davis Wiki IRC channel] </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 18: </td> <td> Line 18: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- * ["Lugod"]</span> </td> <td> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 20: </td> <td> Line 19: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> <span><br> -</span> ''Logically, there should be a list of where they can NOT be spotted at.'' </td> <td> <span>+</span> <span>Formerly, geeks could be found browsing ["Alternative Universe"] and ["The End Zone"].</span> ''Logically, there should be a list of where they can NOT be spotted at.'' </td> </tr> </table> </div> Geekshttp://daviswiki.org/Geeks2005-12-11 17:48:25PhilipNeustromRevert to version dated 2005-12-11 11:44:02. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Geeks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 19: </td> <td> Line 19: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- * ["10th St. &amp; D St. Intersection"] </span> </td> <td> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Geekshttp://daviswiki.org/Geeks2005-12-11 17:32:49EdwinSaadanow how does that fit in with the context/description? <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Geeks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 19: </td> <td> Line 19: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> * ["10th St. &amp; D St. Intersection"] </td> <td> <span>+</span> * ["10th St. &amp; D St. Intersection"]<span>&nbsp;</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Geekshttp://daviswiki.org/Geeks2005-12-11 16:17:05PaulThoberre + one <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Geeks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 19: </td> <td> Line 19: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ * ["10th St. &amp; D St. Intersection"]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Geekshttp://daviswiki.org/Geeks2005-12-11 11:44:02EdwinSaada+1,-1 <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Geeks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 8: </td> <td> Line 8: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ * Browsing the ["Apple Store"] between class breaks</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 18: </td> <td> Line 19: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- * ["10th St. &amp; D St. Intersection"] </span> </td> <td> <span>+ </span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Geekshttp://daviswiki.org/Geeks2005-12-11 10:45:57PaulThober <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Geeks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 17: </td> <td> Line 17: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- * ["Lugod"] </span> </td> <td> <span>+ * ["Lugod"]<br> + * ["10th St. &amp; D St. Intersection"] </span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Geekshttp://daviswiki.org/Geeks2005-12-11 09:58:04SteveDavison <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Geeks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 3: </td> <td> Line 3: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> The word geek can take on several different meanings. As discussed above, it can be a noun, used to label a person. It can also be a verb, used to describe two or more people (usually geeks) deeply engaged in conversing about some technical subject. Alternatively, it could describe a single geek deeply involved in some geeky act (such as computer programming). I have also heard it used in place of the verb "to kill", but that may just have been cheap late 90s role-playing manual prose at work, rather than valid cultural usage. It can be used as an adjective (in the form: geeky), used to denote that some action (or person) has geek-like qualities. The word geek originally referred to carnival performers who would do disgusting things for pay (a common example would be biting the heads off of live rodents). </td> <td> <span>+</span> The word geek can take on several different meanings. As discussed above, it can be a noun, used to label a person. It can also be a verb, used to describe two or more people (usually geeks) deeply engaged in conversing about some technical subject. Alternatively, it could describe a single geek deeply involved in some geeky act (such as computer programming). I have also heard it used in place of the verb "to kill", but that may just have been cheap late 90<span>'</span>s role-playing manual prose at work, rather than valid cultural usage. It can be used as an adjective (in the form: geeky), used to denote that some action (or person) has geek-like qualities. The word geek originally referred to carnival performers who would do disgusting things for pay (a common example would be biting the heads off of live rodents). </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 10: </td> <td> Line 10: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ * ["Davis Hacking Society"]<br> + * the ["Recent Changes" Davis Wiki Recent Changes]<br> + * ["Davis Wiki IRC" Davis Wiki IRC channel]</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 11: </td> <td> Line 14: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ * ["Roleplaying games" FRG's]<br> + * Anywhere you find ["Grad Students"]</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 13: </td> <td> Line 18: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- * the ["Recent Changes" Daviswiki]<br> - * ["Davis Wiki IRC" Davis Wiki IRC channel]<br> - * ["Roleplaying games"]<br> - * Anywhere you find ["Grad Students"]<br> - * ["Davis Hacking Society"]</span> </td> <td> <span>+ <br> + ''Logically, there should be a list of where they can NOT be spotted at.''</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Geekshttp://daviswiki.org/Geeks2005-12-11 06:20:30DavidReid <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Geeks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 17: </td> <td> Line 17: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- * Hopefully sometime in the near future at meetings of the ["Davis Hacking Society"]</span> </td> <td> <span>+ * ["Davis Hacking Society"]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Geekshttp://daviswiki.org/Geeks2005-10-31 18:40:40DavidReidlink to Davis Hacking Society <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Geeks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 17: </td> <td> Line 17: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ * Hopefully sometime in the near future at meetings of the ["Davis Hacking Society"]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Geekshttp://daviswiki.org/Geeks2005-10-31 15:56:25JabberWokky <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Geeks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 14: </td> <td> Line 14: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ * ["Davis Wiki IRC" Davis Wiki IRC channel]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Geekshttp://daviswiki.org/Geeks2005-10-31 09:49:34CraigBrozinsky <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Geeks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 9: </td> <td> Line 9: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ * ["Davis Anime Club"]</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 18: </td> <td> Line 19: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ * Someone with more knowledge of the wiki's technical aspects should create the wiki's own Geek code.</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Geekshttp://daviswiki.org/Geeks2005-10-31 03:45:56EricKlein <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Geeks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> Historically, the derogatory terms "[wiki:WikiPedia:Geek geek]," "nerd," and "dork" were used interchangeably. More modern definitions separate the terms into orthogonal components. In this view, dorks are socially challenged individuals, nerds are people interested in intellectual or academic pursuits, and geeks are people fascinated, perhaps obsessively, by obscure or very specific areas of knowledge and imagination. Geek is the most general and positive of the three terms and lends itself to plenty of geek ["social structures" subcultures]. In Davis, you can spot geeks at: </td> <td> <span>+</span> Historically, the derogatory terms "[wiki:WikiPedia:Geek geek]," "nerd," and "dork" were used interchangeably. More modern definitions separate the terms into orthogonal components. In this view, dorks are socially challenged individuals, nerds are people interested in intellectual or academic pursuits, and geeks are people fascinated, perhaps obsessively, by obscure or very specific areas of knowledge and imagination. Geek is the most general and positive of the three terms and lends itself to plenty of geek ["social structures" subcultures]. <span><br> + <br> + The word geek can take on several different meanings. As discussed above, it can be a noun, used to label a person. </span>I<span>t can also be a verb, used to describe two or more people (usually geeks) deeply engaged in conversing about some technical subject. Alternatively, it could describe a single geek deeply involved in some geeky act (such as computer programming). I have also heard it used in place of the verb "to kill", but that may just have been cheap late 90s role-playing manual prose at work, rather than valid cultural usage. It can be used as an adjective (in the form: geeky), used to denote that some action (or person) has geek-like qualities. The word geek originally referred to carnival performers who would do disgusting things for pay (a common example would be biting the heads off of live rodents).<br> + <br> + I</span>n Davis, you can spot geeks at: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 4: </td> <td> Line 8: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> * ["Computer Science Club"] </td> <td> <span>+</span> * ["Computer Science Club"]<span>&nbsp;(or really anywhere in ["Kemper Hall"] for that matter)</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 10: </td> <td> Line 14: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ * Anywhere you find ["Grad Students"]</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 11: </td> <td> Line 16: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ Some of the older geeks out there may remember a fad from the mid 90s, the [http://www.geekcode.com/ "Geek Code"]. Basically, it was a geeky way to let the other cool kids in the know figure out what sort of geek you were. So what's your geek code anyway?<br> + * Just for old time sake, here's my stab at it: GCS d-- s+: a- C++++$ UBLX+++$ P+@ L++$ E--- W++@ N o K w---(+++) !O M++(+++)$ V-- PS++(+++) PE Y++(+) PGP t 5++(-) X R@ !tv b+++ DI+(++) D--(+) G e++&gt;++++ h--- r+++ y? -["EricKlein" EK]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Geekshttp://daviswiki.org/Geeks2005-10-30 23:27:51CraigBrozinskygeek empowerment ho! <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Geeks<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ Historically, the derogatory terms "[wiki:WikiPedia:Geek geek]," "nerd," and "dork" were used interchangeably. More modern definitions separate the terms into orthogonal components. In this view, dorks are socially challenged individuals, nerds are people interested in intellectual or academic pursuits, and geeks are people fascinated, perhaps obsessively, by obscure or very specific areas of knowledge and imagination. Geek is the most general and positive of the three terms and lends itself to plenty of geek ["social structures" subcultures]. In Davis, you can spot geeks at:<br> + <br> + * ["Alternative Universe"]<br> + * ["Computer Science Club"]<br> + * ["English Country Dancers"]<br> + * ["LARP"]<br> + * ["Lugod"] <br> + * the ["Recent Changes" Daviswiki]<br> + * ["Roleplaying games"]<br> + </span> </td> </tr> </table> </div>