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« Reply #15 on: March 01, 2008, 01:40:40 AM »
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That is as bad as saying LOL instead of actually laughing.

My 11-year-old did that once. Once. "Hehe...el-oh-el." Yeah, I shut that down right quick. :lol:

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« Reply #16 on: March 01, 2008, 09:31:16 AM »
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That is as bad as saying LOL instead of actually laughing.

My 11-year-old did that once. Once. "Hehe...el-oh-el." Yeah, I shut that down right quick. :lol:


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Re: Whaa?
« Reply #17 on: March 01, 2008, 09:39:58 AM »
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That is as bad as saying LOL instead of actually laughing.

My 11-year-old did that once. Once. "Hehe...el-oh-el." Yeah, I shut that down right quick. :lol:


Tell him it's pronounced "lawl"...

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I work with entirely too many people that play World of Warcraft (myself included), so we say that all the time.

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Re: Whaa?
« Reply #18 on: March 01, 2008, 09:51:37 AM »
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That is as bad as saying LOL instead of actually laughing.

My 11-year-old did that once. Once. "Hehe...el-oh-el." Yeah, I shut that down right quick. :lol:


There's only one internet meme I want to bring into the real world. I am constantly tempted to say "for the win" but I know my friends wouldn't tolerate it.


The first time I saw someone use FTW was in a chatroom at work (we use chat to communicate among teams in different locations). While I was growing up, though, FTW meant something else (T & W meant 'the' and 'world' respectively, you can deduce what F meant), so I found it an odd thing to say. Later I brought it up with my coworker (he's younger than me and I sorta look out for him, so I didn't want him getting in trouble with management) and we had a good laugh once we both realized what was going on.  

I will sometimes consciously say Be-Arr-Be when I leave my desk, but that's just because it drives my coworkers nuts. We're all nerds, though, so it's all very self-referential.

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Re: Whaa?
« Reply #19 on: March 01, 2008, 10:58:23 AM »
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That is as bad as saying LOL instead of actually laughing.

My 11-year-old did that once. Once. "Hehe...el-oh-el." Yeah, I shut that down right quick. :lol:


There's only one internet meme I want to bring into the real world. I am constantly tempted to say "for the win" but I know my friends wouldn't tolerate it.


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« Reply #20 on: March 01, 2008, 12:06:23 PM »
LOL in Flemish means 'fun'. I didn't know it was short for something until I saw non Flemings use it too.  :oops:
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« Reply #21 on: March 01, 2008, 12:10:38 PM »
I've been heard to utter woot on occasion :oops:

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« Reply #22 on: March 01, 2008, 12:50:11 PM »
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I've been heard to utter woot on occasion :oops:


ehem... I believe you mean "w00t".

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« Reply #23 on: March 01, 2008, 07:10:43 PM »
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« Reply #24 on: March 02, 2008, 08:53:16 PM »
At the conclusion of tonight's recording of SGU5x5...

ME: Okay, nerds, I gotta go . . .

EVAN: We're not nerds and you're not going anywhere.

ME: Says who?

EVAN: We're a family and we all hang up together, dammit.

ME:  :evil:
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« Reply #25 on: March 02, 2008, 09:18:32 PM »
I've noticed that female nerds often call their male nerd friends "nerds," but that male nerds rairly refer to their male nerd friends as "nerds."  Anyone else notice this?

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« Reply #26 on: March 02, 2008, 09:21:46 PM »
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I've noticed that female nerds often call their male nerd friends "nerds," but that male nerds rairly refer to their male nerd friends as "nerds."  Anyone else notice this?


I can only offer my personal experience on the subject: male nerds in general don't call me "nerd" but I think that's because I'm not as nerdy as them. My co-hosts have (I believe) called me nerd or geek but it's rare. My non-nerdy friends, both male and female, have been known to yell nerrrrrrrd when I occasionally go overboard with the science or trivia or math. They say it with love, though.
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« Reply #27 on: March 02, 2008, 09:53:29 PM »
My hypothesis on why males don't refer to females as nerds has more to do with male/female dynamics.  When it's just my male friends and I, we will, on occasion, go out of our way to try and offend the sensibilities of each other.  When there's a female in the group, that doesn't happen.  Dunno if this is due to a caveman attractive force (not worth the risk of pushing them away) or some vestige of chivalry (somehow I doubt that) or something.

Today a friend and I laughed at a reference to Darmok and Jalad at Tenagra.  Whilst you may not be up to that level of pathetic-ness, from what I've heard, you're still, to break my hypothesis from my previous post, a nerd.  :wink:

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« Reply #28 on: March 02, 2008, 10:45:23 PM »
Nerd chicks are hot.
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« Reply #29 on: March 02, 2008, 10:58:15 PM »

"NERRRRRRRDS!!!"

 

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