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Being a geek to me means loving something to the point of marginalization. Anything. Do you argue over whether 50 Cent is fiddy or fitty? Rap geek.   Do you know the individual ERA of your team’s entire bullpen over the last five years? Baseball geek.   Have you mentioned Thac0 at a party? D&D […]

On definitions.

It’s hard to say whether or not a geek has come out of the basement, as one must define “the basement” before this statement has any purpose or meaning. It seems there are essentially two interpretations: The basement is literal, as in the cubby hole in which the geek seeks comfort, outfitted with the tools […]