Scrolling through my stats, I noticed a large increase in the number of visitors from France (mostly coming from the link on the Wired Magazine’s 2007 Sexiest Geeks.) I also tracked back some of the visitors to the article pictured below. I’ve included a paraphrased translation below, just incase you can’t read like a zillion foreign languages like I can, cuz of my 6 years+ of linguistically diverse university education (not that it’s a big deal or anything):
Every year Wired magazine organizes a small contest, allowing the public to elect the the hottest “geekette” of the year. It’s obviously on a purely informative and instructive basis that I have deligated this important information even with a capital : P Note that to be as complete as possible, I am also under an obligation to illustrate this news with a few clichés: (cue picture of me and lovely, uber tech-celebrity, iJustine.)
Youch. That’s gotta burn. I guess I’m the clichéd Brunette Geekette. Just another attention seeking, no-talent wannabe lookin’ for a sweet piece of the iCeleb pie. right? she doesn’t even play WOW. how can sheeeeeee call her self a geek! I bet she can’t even find the Terminal on her MB. Loser. ugh, and I bet she looks like an old hag without all that Photoshopping.
I’ve tried to prove my geekiness, but the French aren’t biting. you know what Gordon Ramsay would say about the French and it would have a loooot of swears in it.
I guess it’s a good thing I have such rock-solid self-esteem. *starting to tear up* I’m not a sexy geek cliché? Am I? *looks down at mismatched socks, reaches for her favourite robot, watches the red lights flicker in his emotionless eyes* “Who am i?” I ask the robot: “I am the atomic pilot robot. Please give my best wishes to everybody.” That’s nice.
I really want to be an original geekette. So I need your help! You’re geeky right? Yeah… totally. You’re staring at your Futurama box set… boba fett figurine…Xbox for the 10th hour… fueled only by candy, crisps, Dr. Pepper & Red Bulls… I just know it. So please give me 3 tips to make me an uber l33t geek!