You Might Be A Nerd If...

June 14, 2006

  1. You have instant message accounts on more than one service.
  2. The first thing you do in the morning, and the last thing before going to bed, is check your email
  3. You can program the clock on all your devices
  4. You have more than one Tivo or PVR
  5. You "get" Dilbert
  6. You use the abbreviation "PHB" (pointy haired boss) to refer to your manager
  7. You can relate scenes from the movie "The Office" to your actual work environment
  8. Your "home" page in your browser is google.com
  9. You spend time each week on the phone debugging your friends/relatives/strangers computer problems.
  10. You have more than 1 home computer in current use
  11. You know the difference between "the Internet" and "the World Wide Web"
  12. You have more email accounts than fingers
  13. You have more than one publicly known domain, never mind the private ones
  14. You've ever installed an operating system just to see what it was like
  15. You currently have more than one operating system running in your home
  16. You have friends online that you've never met in the real world
  17. You have a box in the closet with enough spare parts to make a computer from scratch
  18. You've ever tried to be the first poster to a Slashdot story
  19. You've ever submitted a bug report to an open source project
  20. Your primary criteria for choosing a place to live is the availability of broadband connectivity.
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Mark H. Nichols

I am a husband, cellist, code prole, nerd, technologist, and all around good guy living and working in fly-over country. You should follow me on Twitter.