The "Geek" getting to know you ...

October 13 2003

Nice questioneer Rocky. My answers:


WHAT CLUBS WERE YOU INVOLVED WITH IN HIGH SCHOOL?


Golf, Yearbook, Scholastic Bowl, VICA (program where you went to work part-time to learn a trade)

DID YOU PLAY ADVANCED DUNGEONS AND DRAGONS? IF SO, WHAT WAS YOUR FAVORITE RACE/CLASS COMBINATION?


Yes and still do :) I used to be an dark elven ranger all the time, but really enjoying playing 3rd Edition Sorceresses

WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE SCI-FI/FANTASY NOVEL, BESIDES LORD OF THE RINGS TRILOGY?


The Dragonlance Chronicles and Legend Trilogies, The Another Fine Myth Series, and The Star Ward 7/8/9 Trilogy

WHAT WOULD YOU RATHER GO TO - A SCI-FI CONVENTION LIKE DRAGONCON, OR A RENAISSANCE FESTIVAL?


I have been to both the Renaissance Fair in Northern Illinois/Southern Wisconsin and the grand-daddy of conventions, GenCon. Prefer GenCon.

WHAT WAS YOUR FIRST COMPUTER?


My dad bought me a cloned Apple 2. Then had an Apple 2GS in HighSchool until I got a PC for graduation.

WHAT 80'S MUSIC DID YOU LIKE BETTER - "NEW WAVE" OR "HAIR BAND"?


Hair band all the way

OF THE TYPE YOU CHOSE IN THE PREVIOUS QUESTION, WHAT WERE YOUR FAVORITE BANDS?


Queensryche, Metallica, Overkill, Skid Row, Scared Warrior, etc.   Still listen to all of them today!

WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE STAR TREK SERIES, AND WHY?


Next Generation of course. Took "Quantum Flux" to a new level

NAME THE LATEST "GEEK TOY" YOU BOUGHT YOURSELF


As readers of my blog know, my Palm Tungsten T3/Siemens S 56/Jabra BT200 combo. I collect all of the Lego Star Wars sets, and just got Cloud City. And the Code 3 Millennium Falcon replica just came out!

WHO WOULD WIN IN A CELEBRITY DEATH MATCH - STEVE JOBS OR BILL GATES, AND WHY?


Gates ... he would buy off the ref

WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE PROGRAMMING LANGUAGE, AND WHY?


Ami Pro macros ... you could write anything it, including Ami Pro 3.1!

HOW MANY HOURS DO YOU SPEND ON THE COMPUTER DURING A WEEKDAY? WEEKEND DAY?


~ 12 hours during the week. Weekends vary, but anywhere from 2 to 6

WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE SOURCE OF CAFFEINE?


Anything besides coffee ... can not drink coffee to save my life. I prefer Coke Classic.