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Tag Archive: Geek/Nerd

Jul 28 2013

Sims Cosplay

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I play Sims3 – my “best friend” got me into it and I just get drawn in for hours trying to improve my skill levels and find rocks and meet objectives, and fulfilling wishes and goals, juggling multiple players (but I haven’t picked up the Pets expansion yet…), tracking down celebrities, fishing, and putting additions …

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Jan 02 2013

Happy New Year – With Butter!

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Eye-roll warning – Below is way too much modern city-person excitement about discovering a process that’s been known to this world for thousands of years and probably a number of young students who have done cooler science experiments in class than I did. You guys – I made BUTTER! I made some whipped cream for …

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Dec 01 2012

JT and JTs Videogameathonapalooza!

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The first game system I played was the Atari 2600. I have memories of playing E.T., Berzerk, Pitfall, Asteroid, Space-Invaders, Frogger and DigDug.  I still remember the pain of Atari Thumb. Breakout was my favorite game for a long time. Remember this bad boy? And unlike some of the other games, this one used the …

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Oct 06 2012

Gaylaxicon Fun

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This weekend I’m at a GLBT Science Fiction/Fantasy Convention called Gaylaxic0n. It’s a national event, and it’s being hosted in Minneapolis this year. It’s a smaller, more relaxed convention; I’d guess there are about 300 attendees tops, and there are three panels per time slot. Guests of Honor include Gary Russell, Lyda Morehouse, Kyell Gold …

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Jul 11 2012

6 O’Clock BS: Kitteh Film Festival

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Oh yes. This is happening. The world-famous, dare I say hallowed, Walker Art Center will be hosting an outdoor Internet Cat Video Film Festival this August 30th in Minneapolis. From the Walker Blog: Walker Open Field welcomes cat lovers (and challenges haters – c’mon, you know who you are)* to openly release your cat-video-induced giggles and …

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Jun 06 2012

Science Puns for Lunch

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On today’s lunch menu: Science puny goodness. I made this: Cooh story, bro. And a coworker told the joke that inspired this: I’ll send the first commenter who correctly identifies the pun being made in the image above some awesome science stickers.    

May 25 2012

6 O’Clock BS – Board and Card Games

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Something fun and light-hearted for this Friday’s 6 O’Clock BS, I think. Since it is Geek Pride Day (many froody returns) I think that board and card games would be a fitting subject. I grew up with the Hasboro classics, but it wasn’t until a couple of years ago that I started paying closer attention …

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May 07 2012

Random Fun Stuff

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What if all the Avengers characters posed like female superheroes? Seen on Twitter. Awesome USB drive Thanks for the tip, Paul! Pro-Vaccination Billboard Photographed by moi on southbound 94 in Wisconsin This billboard on southbound 94 in Wisconsin made me happy. There are so many church signs and pro-life billboards along this route that I could …

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May 04 2012

Chuck Norris – Eat Your Vegetables!

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Continuing in the geektasticness that is May the 4th, I saw this on Facebook this morning. Caption reads: Molly Weasley makes Chuck Norris eat his vegetables. Thanks to Madeline for sharing. And that led me over to Pintrest ScifiSiren Geekery group, where I lost valuable minutes of my life, but really it’s more like I …

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May 04 2012

Yeah. You know what day it is.

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It’s Everybody Remember How Old Mark Hamil Has Gotten Day! Image Source No, but really folks…

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