Thanks to Captain Nemo, I've found and taken the Geek Test. My score is thus:
- 34.31953% - Total Geek
Beat that (I'm not sure what I am proud of there, but so what)! Of course, Nemo also posts some follow up geek questions that weren't included on the list, (my answers in bold):
- --Bought widescreen video releases on VHS. Yes
--Lectured people on why you did so. Yes
--Know why the "Letters of Transit" make no sense. Yes
--You know what "Plugh" or "Xyzzy" mean. No
--You have ever been "in a maze of twisty little passages, all alike". No
--You can name 3 film composers. Yes
--You know who "Enoch Root" is. No
--You know who "Gully Foyle" is. No
--You know who "Hari Seldon" is. Yes
--You know the significance of the date May 25, 1977.Yes
I have my own questions to add to the geek test:
-- You know what the only improvised line in The Empire Strikes Back is and who said it.
-- You know what the original line was supposed to be.
-- You know how many times Buffy has died in the series.
-- You know the real name of the 'Six Million Dollar Man'
-- You have calculated, with inflation, what that amount is today.
-- You know what K.I.T.T. stands for.
-- You have attempted to synchronize the CD soundtrack to the movie scene at home.
-- You become aggrivated when someone misquotes from a movie you know by heart.
-- You can name at least 5 characters from the Star Wars movies whose names aren't actually spoken in the movies.
-- You can name at least 5 characters from the Star Wars books that don't appear in the movies.
-- You know who "Q" is in at least two long-running series.
-- You can hum the theme to "Superman" in a moment's notice
-- You know what kind of a gun James Bond has to give up in Dr. No to get his Walther.
-- You have uttered, at least once in your life, "I HAVE THE POWER!!!"
-- You know who the original Green Lantern is.
-- You have used the phrase 'cunning linguist' with a straight face.
-- You have used physics skills in real life situations.
That's all for now.