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Message 808995 - Posted: 17 Sep 2008, 3:17:29 UTC - in response to Message 808973.

For those who are a nerd.......

http://www.nerdtests.com/ft_nq.php

me:
All hail the monstrous nerd. You are by far the SUPREME NERD GOD!!!

97% out of 100% :D

90-0-10. Just your typical, garden variety Supreme Nerd.


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Message 809028 - Posted: 17 Sep 2008, 4:07:08 UTC - in response to Message 808934.

We`ll join up after points, and fight each other, to find who is the best/worst neek, nerd or what ever.. I dont know the rules though ;-)

Can't be that rare, with four of us in a row.
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Message 809047 - Posted: 17 Sep 2008, 4:34:31 UTC - in response to Message 809039.

We`ll join up after points, and fight each other, to find who is the best/worst neek, nerd or what ever.. I dont know the rules though ;-)

Can't be that rare, with four of us in a row.

Well......it is kinda a limited test, with so few questions.......

I found some of the questions (on both tests) really funny, and some were missing.

I can't remember the last time I had just one publicly routable IP, and there wasn't a single question about IP blocks.

I would have liked to see two questions:

How many computers can you see from where you are sitting?

How many of them are on?

Of course, in this group, both of those would be unusually high.
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Message 809095 - Posted: 17 Sep 2008, 8:23:14 UTC

Hate to admit it, but honesty requests to reveal the 'truth' , ;)

18% scored higher (more nerdy),
1% scored the same, and
81% scored lower (less nerdy).

What does this mean? Your nerdiness is:

High-Level Nerd. You are definitely MIT material, apply now!!!.


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Message 809100 - Posted: 17 Sep 2008, 8:50:37 UTC

I guess I am the only geek and proud of it .



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Message 809116 - Posted: 17 Sep 2008, 11:00:48 UTC - in response to Message 809047.

We`ll join up after points, and fight each other, to find who is the best/worst neek, nerd or what ever.. I dont know the rules though ;-)

Can't be that rare, with four of us in a row.

Well......it is kinda a limited test, with so few questions.......

I found some of the questions (on both tests) really funny, and some were missing.

I can't remember the last time I had just one publicly routable IP, and there wasn't a single question about IP blocks.

I would have liked to see two questions:

How many computers can you see from where you are sitting?

How many of them are on?

Of course, in this group, both of those would be unusually high.

Missing in the "fun evening" answers set.

"Work on an online help desk."
"Work on some code."
"Repair a computer or other electronics."

Missing questions:

"Have you ever submitted code to an Open Source progrem?"

"Was it accepted?"

"Was it a significant part of the program?"

"Were you then invited to become a part of the core team?"

"Did you accept?"
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Message 809128 - Posted: 17 Sep 2008, 12:40:59 UTC
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Score: 8 points. You're a geek. You or your subject is a geek, preferring the fantastic to the mundane; geeks are more apt to favor lightsabers over laser pointers and comic books over text books.

19% scored higher (more nerdy),
1% scored the same, and
80% scored lower (less nerdy).

What does this mean? Your nerdiness is:

High-Level Nerd. You are definitely MIT material, apply now!!!.

(The question about the graphing calculator tripped me up. I had to check how old my HP 48SX was...)

Go figure...I'm an oddball...My wife even bought me this t-shirt...


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Message 809160 - Posted: 17 Sep 2008, 15:08:30 UTC
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Moi:

15% scored higher (more nerdy),
1% scored the same, and
84% scored lower (less nerdy).

What does this mean? Your nerdiness is:

High-Level Nerd. You are definitely MIT material, apply now!!!.


And my results from the The Nerd Test, ver 2.0:

Uber Cool Nerd Queen


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Message 809183 - Posted: 17 Sep 2008, 17:11:37 UTC - in response to Message 809116.

We`ll join up after points, and fight each other, to find who is the best/worst neek, nerd or what ever.. I dont know the rules though ;-)

Can't be that rare, with four of us in a row.

Well......it is kinda a limited test, with so few questions.......

I found some of the questions (on both tests) really funny, and some were missing.

I can't remember the last time I had just one publicly routable IP, and there wasn't a single question about IP blocks.

I would have liked to see two questions:

How many computers can you see from where you are sitting?

How many of them are on?

Of course, in this group, both of those would be unusually high.

Missing in the "fun evening" answers set.

"Work on an online help desk."
"Work on some code."
"Repair a computer or other electronics."

Missing questions:

"Have you ever submitted code to an Open Source progrem?"

"Was it accepted?"

"Was it a significant part of the program?"

"Were you then invited to become a part of the core team?"

"Did you accept?"

Yep. The really obvious one:

Right now, are you killing time while waiting for something to compile?
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Message 809195 - Posted: 17 Sep 2008, 18:38:25 UTC - in response to Message 809183.

We`ll join up after points, and fight each other, to find who is the best/worst neek, nerd or what ever.. I dont know the rules though ;-)

Can't be that rare, with four of us in a row.

Well......it is kinda a limited test, with so few questions.......

I found some of the questions (on both tests) really funny, and some were missing.

I can't remember the last time I had just one publicly routable IP, and there wasn't a single question about IP blocks.

I would have liked to see two questions:

How many computers can you see from where you are sitting?

How many of them are on?

Of course, in this group, both of those would be unusually high.

Missing in the "fun evening" answers set.

"Work on an online help desk."
"Work on some code."
"Repair a computer or other electronics."

Missing questions:

"Have you ever submitted code to an Open Source progrem?"

"Was it accepted?"

"Was it a significant part of the program?"

"Were you then invited to become a part of the core team?"

"Did you accept?"

Yep. The really obvious one:

Right now, are you killing time while waiting for something to compile?

The only thing i'm waiting to compile is my dinner that I smell is ready bye for now.
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Message 809257 - Posted: 17 Sep 2008, 23:10:22 UTC - in response to Message 809183.

We`ll join up after points, and fight each other, to find who is the best/worst neek, nerd or what ever.. I dont know the rules though ;-)

Can't be that rare, with four of us in a row.

Well......it is kinda a limited test, with so few questions.......

I found some of the questions (on both tests) really funny, and some were missing.

I can't remember the last time I had just one publicly routable IP, and there wasn't a single question about IP blocks.

I would have liked to see two questions:

How many computers can you see from where you are sitting?

How many of them are on?

Of course, in this group, both of those would be unusually high.

Missing in the "fun evening" answers set.

"Work on an online help desk."
"Work on some code."
"Repair a computer or other electronics."

Missing questions:

"Have you ever submitted code to an Open Source progrem?"

"Was it accepted?"

"Was it a significant part of the program?"

"Were you then invited to become a part of the core team?"

"Did you accept?"

Yep. The really obvious one:

Right now, are you killing time while waiting for something to compile?

That would be true about 50% of the time for the last 20 years...
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Message 809292 - Posted: 18 Sep 2008, 0:08:11 UTC - in response to Message 809257.
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Right now, are you killing time while waiting for something to compile?

That would be true about 50% of the time for the last 20 years...


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Message 809298 - Posted: 18 Sep 2008, 0:12:21 UTC - in response to Message 809292.


Right now, are you killing time while waiting for something to compile?

That would be true about 50% of the time for the last 20 years...


something like that anyway...
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Message 809399 - Posted: 18 Sep 2008, 4:26:39 UTC - in response to Message 809298.
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Right now, are you killing time while waiting for something to compile?

That would be true about 50% of the time for the last 20 years...
something like that anyway...

I have compiled gcc 1.16 on my AT&T UNIX PC (a.k.a. PC7300 or Safari) running at 10 MHz. It took days. Now it would take seconds on my AMD Opteron 1210 at 1.8 GHz. Happy days!
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Message 809589 - Posted: 18 Sep 2008, 23:16:14 UTC
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16 points, score of 48/2/50 (Somewhat nerdy. I mean face it, you are nerdier than about half the test takers)

Took the second nerdtests test:


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Message 809660 - Posted: 19 Sep 2008, 2:07:42 UTC

16 Points.

I are a nerd, two.


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Message 809870 - Posted: 19 Sep 2008, 13:36:52 UTC

Same thing, 16 points.
I'm a nerd (and I knew it!).
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Message 809931 - Posted: 19 Sep 2008, 18:30:35 UTC

I couldn't possibly answer any of those questions because I've practically never watched any of those shows.
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