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Yesterday, was our church fair. Once again, I helped my father sell the morning coffee and donuts. (Actually, this year we had only pastries.) Aside from the early morning during which time I'd rather be sleeping, it went very well and this despite the fact we kept having to make more coffee. For the second year in a row, we made the fair a two day event and this year it seems to have been a very good idea. I think we pulled in at least a little more money than usual. The chilly temps helped: it felt rather Christmasy out there.

As usual, the fair includes a dinner on Saturday night. This year, the people in charge wanted to do a bean supper. I now know why you don't see bean suppers here in Connecticut. Nobody down here knows a damn thing about them. You don't have mixed veggies and pumpkin soup, crappy pumpkin soup at that. Ok, the beans and ham were good but not having homemade brown bread and cole slaw is disgraceful when we, from Maine, live right next door and could give them recipes. Oh and the apple pie wasn't homemade either but we've come to realize "homemade" in Connecticut really means "approximately homemade by the bakery department at the local supermarket".

I'm glad Lady Vader went to see Harry Potter and then went out to dinner as a date because I had asked someone out to do the same thing and I was worried it sounded childish, tacky or something otherwise bad. Yes, I invited someone out on a date and she actually said yes. Aren't you proud of me? All I'll say right now is that she is the third woman from my mother's church that she's tried to fix me up with but the first without children. I relented. The date won't actually happen until this coming Sunday since she was busy finishing a final exam this weekend. (Is this the new "I'm doing my hair?") When it happens I'll surely have post-game reaction since this is big news for me...

In a way, I feel better about myself...

The Poser Geek
You answered 62% of the questions as a geek truly would.
As a poser geek, you're trying too damned hard. There's a strong possibility that you think you're a geek because you own your own computer, however you're truly missing the bigger picture. You aspirations of being a geek mainly come from your friends, who are probably slightly cooler.

Get rid of those thick black-rimmed glasses. Being a geek isn't about style, it's about substance!

So what's this all mean? It means you're probably a pretty cool person. You've probably got social graces and are well liked by many people. While not a complete conformist, you do prefer to follow along with popular culture. True geeks probably laugh at you behind your back.

In a nutshell, you answered most question how you thought a geek WOULD answer, but your misconceptions deceived you. Truth is, 60% of people are geekier than you.

My test tracked 1 variable How you compared to other people your age and gender:

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You scored higher than 14% on geekness
Link: The True Geek Test written by ambientred on Ok Cupid, home of the 32-Type Dating Test


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