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Prepare yourself for Geek Pride Day (May 25)

5/23/2013 04:18 PM EDT
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Max The Magnificent
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re: Prepare yourself for Geek Pride Day (May 25)
Max The Magnificent   5/24/2013 2:33:16 PM
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You should post a comment on my Geek Pride Day blog over there and ask them http://www.programmableplanet.com/author.asp?section_id=1925&doc_id=263742

Max The Magnificent
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re: Prepare yourself for Geek Pride Day (May 25)
Max The Magnificent   5/24/2013 2:32:12 PM
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LOL

David Ashton
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David Ashton   5/24/2013 12:25:05 AM
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@max - " I love the PICNIC acronym...." Our tech support guys use PEBCAC - Problem Exists Between Chair And Computer

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betajet   5/23/2013 11:52:34 PM
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I never learned that as an acronym -- I learned the mnemonic phrase, of course :-) When I was teaching undergrads, I once drew a circuit with a capacitor I labeled "FBC". I told them if they didn't know what it stood for, to "ask around". Got a good chuckle from the audience.

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Garcia-Lasheras   5/23/2013 11:21:18 PM
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My own family calls me "friki" more times I'd like to admit!! Fortunately, we have now our own day! When I was at the Uni, my flat-mates and me build a wifi map with the different keys of the neighboring networks that were available in each room of the apartment. P.S. I wonder what the APP crew would answer to this geek-test...

David Ashton
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David Ashton   5/23/2013 11:18:29 PM
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Max, have you ever heard of a RED PENCIL? It's a Reliable Electronic Device for Printing Every Name Composed of Initial Letters (ie an acronym generator). Yet to be invented.....

David Ashton
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re: Prepare yourself for Geek Pride Day (May 25)
David Ashton   5/23/2013 11:14:19 PM
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Actually we were BOTH wrong. It's the Silmarillion (I had 2 l's, you had 2 i's)

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Duane Benson   5/23/2013 10:37:00 PM
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Argh. It is "...on". Thanks for the catch. And you're right again - it was a gradual ascent to enlightenment.

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SylvieBarak   5/23/2013 10:22:01 PM
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Awww, thanks David :) Luckily, there is life after high school!

David Ashton
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David Ashton   5/23/2013 10:17:10 PM
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Don't do yourself down Duane. YOU'RE in the light. The rest of the world is in darkness.... I also didn't like the LOTR movies, for much the same reasons. Why mess with a good story? And isn't it the SillmarilliOn? (Well who started being picky... :-)

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