Sunday, 26 October 2014

You Know You're a geek when...

1. You see ex-Sci-Fi actors in mundane situations on made for TV movies or soaps & you feel like crying, for example:

Craig Charles (Lister on Red Dwarf) in Coronation Street

Bruce Boxleitner (Captain Sheridan on Babylon 5, Tron) Hosing his lawn in a made for TV movie

Gareth Thomas (Blake in Blake's 7) as a pensioner in a children's TV programme burning his hand on a kettle & acting like a big baby.

William Shatner (No I will not explain who he is!) TG Hooker

Gillian Anderson (Dana Scully in XFiles) Bleak House

2. You felt joy when:

at the start of each episode of Star Trek The Next Generation, Patrick Stewart's voice informs us that it's a "Continuing" mission rather than a "5 year" mission as in the original series.

3. You felt outrage & anger when:

Firefly was cancelled, The Tick was cancelled, Caprica (spin-off from Battlestar Galactica) was cancelled.  The last Star Trek series "Enterprise" was an absolute steaming pile of excrement & totally killed Star Trek's chances of ever being on TV for at least another decade!!!

4. You will always think Patrick Stewart is amazing

5. You want Bruce Campbell to stay looking heroic like "Ash" forever & not be slowly putting on weight as he gets older. (You still think he is great though)

6. You still agonise about how Red Dwarf became a bit shit when one half of the writing team left

Well that's it.  if you have any other ideas on what reveals a person to be a geek, feel free to add your comments below.

Next Time: That Archers story you've been waiting for!


  1. georgios ompthalomphthamos27 October 2014 at 17:15

    er, being from Greece? like me mr georgios ompthamomphamissamoss nice to meet you

  2. A geek can play Ocarina of Time blindfolded.

  3. Anda geek will watch videos of geeks playing OOT blindfolded.

  4. Thanks Jymmy that's very true. I've watched quite a few videos of geeks excelling at geek things.

  5. Thanks georgios, try the Greek discussion next door. An easy mistake to make!

  6. er we are still waiting for the archers story? its even more boring waiting for an archers story than listening to the archers...

  7. Thanks Mr Farmer C, but I would disagree that waiting for an Archers story is more boring than listening to the Archers, have you heard it recently? The boy-man has stopped talking about sausages & the forgetful man has died or something