My Geek Quiz Answers

Per the request of a few readers, here are my Geek Quiz answers:

Start by choosing your gender: I am a guy.

Which of these number do you like best? 42

How many books do you read a month? 1 or 2

What operating system do you use? A bunch of different ones

Which web browser do you primarily use? None of the above / I use multiple browsers

How many windows do you usually have open? 8-12

Who shot first? Huh?

To “Grok” something is to: Intuitively understand it

Who created this: /(bb|[^b]{2})/ I have no idea

How is your handwriting? Chicken Scratch

What was the spacecraft’s name in the TV show “Firefly?” I have no idea

Have you ever taken something apart with the intention of fixing it or re-building it to make it better, stronger, faster? (This could be anything: your lawnmower, some source code, laptop, etc.) Yes, and it’s working much better now!

What is Slashdot’s slogan? News for Nerds, Stuff that Matters

Have you ever corrected a salesman on a technical issue about a gadget you’re considering purchasing? Yes

When did you start playing video games? 1986-1990

How do you primarily communicate with friends and family who aren’t within earshot? AIM, Google Talk, MSN Messenger, Etc.

What was the name of the dragon in “The Hobbit – There and Back Again?” Smaug

Do you get anxious when you haven’t checked your email in a few hours? Yes

What Star Trek race has exceptional hearing? I have no idea

Have you ever solved a complex computer problem while in the shower? Yes

Did you read comic books after age 15? Yes

Have you ever won an academic competition, such as a spelling bee or math bee? Yes

Have you ever stayed up until sunrise while playing on your computer? Yes

What where yours Karen?


2 thoughts on “My Geek Quiz Answers

  1. Pingback: blog challenge, step 1 (again) « working out the kinks

  2. how can you not know that serenity is the ship in firefly!

    and that obviously han shot first and then stupid george lucas went and changed it…

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