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How geek are you?

Postby Magic » Wed Jun 04, 2008 4:00 pm

I've just come across a little test from a copy of New Scientist from last year. You might like a go ;)
Now be honest with yourself...

How geek are you?

I would most like to drive...
A. A Vauxhall Nova (0 points)
B. A hovercraft (5 points)
C. A submarine powered by my own thoughts (10 points)

My idea of cool technology is...
A. An iPod (0)
B. A talking robot (+5)
C. A working lightsaber (+10)

In the hierarchy of TV quizzes, I'd rate my aptitude for trivial knowledge as...
A. Richard & Judy's "You Say, We Pay" (0)
B. Mastermind (+5)
C. University Challenge (+10)

I enjoy playing...
A. Competitive team sports (0)
B. With my little brother's Robosapiens (+5)
C. With hazardous chemicals (+10)

I once solved...
A. The washing instructions on the label (0)
B. A Rubik's cube (+5)
C. World poverty - if only people would listen (+10)

Alphabetised DVD collections. Discuss.
A. What? No way. I only own a few rom-coms anyway (0)
B. Hmm, I can see the value of a well-organised set (+5)
C. Do you mean by actor, film title or director? (+10)

Bonus Points:

I know...
The differance between speed and velocity (+5)
Who owns a dog called "Tinkerbell" (-5)
What "http://" stands for (+5)
Who "JT" and "K-Fed" are (-10)

I Have...
Taken apart a calculator (+5)
Completed a MENSA test (+10)
Never sustained a computer game-based injury (-5)
Worked out my score for this test (+10)

>60 points You are a total Ubergeek (John Tickle)
30-60 points At heart you are a geek, but you are able to relate to rest of the world too (Lisa Simpson)
<30 points Weak geek. Must try harder (Richard Hammond)

I must be slipping - I only scored 70 :o :lol:
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Postby Tomas Drouty » Wed Jun 04, 2008 6:14 pm

I was exactly on the cusp .. 1 more mark and I'd be an Ubergeek!
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Postby Porthos » Wed Jun 04, 2008 8:18 pm

Not that I want to be labelled as a geek... but the first question isn't very good for me cos I don't like large open areas of water :shock: :lol:
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Postby sassy chick » Wed Jun 04, 2008 8:21 pm

i only got 15 :D
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