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FW: [EK] Geeks & Nerds
Poster: Louise Sugar <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Thought this would give you all a giggle or two :)
From: Steven H. Mesnick ('Steffan ap Kennydd') [SMTP:email@example.com]
Sent: Tuesday, September 23, 1997 7:31 PM
To: SCA East
Subject: [EK] Geeks & Nerds
-Poster: "Steven H. Mesnick ('Steffan ap Kennydd')" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
You know, what with all this talk of geeks and nerds, it occurs to me
there might be a need for Scadian extensions to the Geek Code. So, some
suggestions for the unofficial Version 0.1 of GC/SCAX, the Geek
Code Scadian Extensions.
Tk+++++: You think in Quenya.
Tk++++: You speak Quenya.
Tk+++: You've read The Unpublished Grocery Lists of JRR Tolkien, volume
Tk++: You've read the Silmarillion.
Tk+: You've read Lord of the Rings.
Tk: You've read the Hobbit.
Tk-: You've seen the Hobbit movie and liked it.
Tk--: You've seen Bakshi's LotR movie and liked it.
Tk---: A hobbit is a cross between a horse and a rabbit, isn't it?
SN: SCA Name
SN+++++: Your grandmother calls you by your SCA name.
SN++++: Your mother calls you by your SCA name.
SN+++: You've legally changed to your SCA name.
SN++: Your boss calls you by your SCA name.
SN+: Your mundane friends call you by your SCA name.
SN: You have a registered SCA name.
SN-: You're thinking of registering your SCA name.
SN--: Why *can't* I be Stormbringer Odinspawn? It's my D&D character!
SN---: Folks in the SCA call you "Stan".
Dg: Dragon (Your car)
Dg+++++: You bought a used greyhound bus just so you can get to
Dg++++: You bought a used minivan for the same reason.
Dg+++: You *have* to have a hatchback for the armor/camping supplies.
Dg++: You keep your SCA "stuff" in your car permanently.
Dg+: You have an "East Kingdom" sticker on your car.
Dg: You have a "Follow Me to Camelot" sticker on your car.
Dg-: You drive a family sedan.
Dg--: You drive a *clean* family sedan.
Dg---: You drive a two-seater Porsche.
Dg----: You drive a two-seater Porsche with a ski-rack.
Dg-----: You drive a leased two-seater Porsche with a ski-rack and a
Gb++++++: There is a room in your house called "The *Upstairs* Light
Blue Trim Closet".
Gb+++++: Your closet is bigger than your living room.
Gb++++: You own more than one serger.
Gb+++: You own more than one sewing machine.
Gb++: You have more garb than mundane clothing.
Gb+: You have better garb than mundane clothing.
Gb: You go to Pennsic for land-grab and only need to do laundry once.
Gb-: You really need a good cloak.
Gb--: You really need a good tunic.
Gb---: I'm a fighter; I don't need that fancy stuff.
Steffan ap Kennydd
Tk+ SN Dg+++ Gb
O====================== BARON STEFFAN AP KENNYDD ====================O
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|House Silverwing: Philosophical Consultants to Nobility since AS XII|
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