You might be a computer geek if....

  • If you even bothered to load this page
  • Have e-mail addresses on more than 3 servers.
  • For fun you think up funny domain names. (My favorite is "www.dot.com" get it? dot-dot-dot-com, I kill me!)
  • ....and have checked to see if they exist! (btw, www.dot.com does!!)
  • Have more money invested in your computer than your car.
  • ....and don't see any thing wrong with it.
  • Would rather die than buy a "dummies" book.
  • Think people who can't set the clock on the VCR are pathetic.
  • Have ever tried to verbally coax an answer from your computer.
  • Have ever included :-) in an e-mail message.
  • Have thought up about 100 smiles more clever   =(8^)
  • Have ever used a computer for more than 6 straight hours (while not at work)
  • Have ever used a computer past 4AM.
  • Own more than 6 computer books thicker than 2 inches.
  • Just measured books in an attempt to dodge the above.
  • Have ever used a computer on Friday, Saturday and Sunday of the same weekend.
  • Find yourself interupting computer store salesman to correct something he said.
  • Have ever helped computer store personnel with software.
  • The first thing you notice when walking in a business is their computer system.
  • ...and offer advice on how you would change it.
  • Have ever mounted a magnetic tape reel.
  • Own any shareware.
  • Have WRITTEN any shareware.
  • Have made any money on shareware you wrote.
  • Have ever written a dll or driver of any sort.
  • You know more IP addresses than phone numbers
  • Have ever accidently dialed an IP address
  • Friends use you as tech support
  • You log more hours with your ISP than your work
  • You subscribe to more than 4 comp.* newsgroups
  • Have ever named a computer
  • Have your local computer store on speed dial
  • Can't carry on a conversation without talking about computers
  • Co-workers have to email you about the fire alarm to get you out of the building
  • Have ever found "stray" diskettes when doing laundry
  • Your computer has it's own phone line - but your teenager doesn't
  • You check the national weather service web page for current weather conditions (rather than look out the window)
  • You know more URLs than street addresses
  • You have made your ISP completely rethink that "unlimited access" thing
  • Your pet has a web page
  • You get really excited when Yahoo adds your link
  • You have ever dismantled a floppy
  • .....and reassembled it
  • ..........and it worked!
  • You ever told someone to hit Alt-H in response to a question
  • You have an opinion of Bill Gates even thought you've never met him
  • You think Bill Gates is the Anti-Christ
  • .....KNOW Bill Gates is the Anti-Christ
  • ...........and can prove it!
  • You have ever sent email to someone sitting next to you (esp. if it's your spouse!) thanks Mindy!
  • You consider writing a program to change your backgroud/screensaver regularly (I'm working on it Jer!)
  • You think caffeine is one of the major food groups
  • .....and twinkies is another
  • You have ever had a dream involving computers
  • You have ever modified an ini file
  • You would sell your grandmother for more bandwidth (no offense granny!)
  • You start tilting your head sideways to smile
  • You get up at 3 a.m. to go to the bathroom and stop to check your email on your way back to bed
  • You check your email and get "No new messages" so you check it again
  • You have ever made a program give you a an error message that says "(reserved error -###) there is no message for this error"
  • ....and were proud of the fact