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The Bad One
out from the well
(7/17/02 12:08:09 pm)
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Anyone here a geek?
Once upon a time, when I was at school, I was a geek. Not the cool comic book reading geek I am now, but one of those Sci Fi jobbies ...uggghhhh I shudder to remember.

Anyway, while being this geek, I developed a passion for a little T.V. show that had just come out at the time called The X Files. As geeks do I proceeded to collect all I could, the manga comics (issue 1(the original
issue 1 - 24, in mint condition), the videos 1-5 (complete with Limited Edition Forensic Evidence box and the Making of the X Files vid), Special magazines, i.e. Fortean Times and other geektastic reads ...actually, no, I still really like Fortean Times, I take the geektastic bit back. the first issue of a mag called X-Pose, a magazine devoted to the X Files and all things geek.

Cut a long story short, I want to sell it all, the lot. So the question I am asking you all is, "Is anyone here geeky enough to know just how much it would all be worth?" I'm not looking to sell it here or anything dodgy like that, I just want an honest valuation if anyone has one. Last time I heard,
issue 1 of the Manga comic was worth 40, but that was 7 years ago, it could have gone either way in price now.

Now I look utterly ridiculous in all your eyes, and any cool, or credability I had here has gone as quickly as the life of a slug that has entered my ferrets domain, I shall go.
I'll just let you all know though, that just because I have posted this geeky mail here, it doesn't mean I think you are all geeks. Maybe some of you are and like it, thats cool, but to the people who aren't -"I'm not saying you are a geek!"

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Gibal Sandwich
manipulator of the Virus
(7/17/02 4:17:20 pm)
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Re: Anyone here a geek?
Umm i aint that kinda geek - i do however bite heads of chickens on a regular basis...think thats bad wait till u see the intresting things a do with sheep :D

Turtle God Kame
the chosen infected
(7/17/02 9:07:22 pm)
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?
>) I'm a geek! or maybe nerd... hmm, I'm a bad geek if I am one.... I get like high scores on everything (the only B's I get are from me being lazy.. hehehe), like scifi and the whatnot, but never really commited to geekhood with all the action figures and obsesive stuff like that. I do know a krap load about comps and am pretty much the mack-daddy of html (tryin to learn script now)... so in that sense I'm geeky. but then again, I've always had this odd popularity... guess I'm just a nice guy, but dang! how do all these ppl know me from school? oh well...

so there you have it! a half geek on the half shell!

Go to Kame's House for assorted junk! Last upd8: 7/08/02

Disco Supafly
the chosen infected
(7/17/02 10:03:17 pm)
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Re: R U a geek?
Nope. Sorry. My Mum says I'm way too cool to be a geek.

Great Horror
manipulator of the Virus
(7/18/02 4:13:11 am)
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Re: R U a geek?
And like Im totally, like awesome! Yeah, dude, totally awesome! Im reeking of awesomeness! I think, dude,we could do with, like, a 5 second pose. Totally cool!

Snooch to the Motherfu*king Nooch!

Disco Supafly
the chosen infected
(7/18/02 8:21:00 am)
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Re: R U a geek?


::click::

(sound of Disco taking photos of Horror in all his coolness)

Huw Lines
manipulator of the Virus
(7/18/02 8:47:46 am)
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Re: R U a geek?
Watch out Disco, he charges for those;)

Disco Supafly
the chosen infected
(7/18/02 8:52:51 am)
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Re: R U a geek?
Ha ha!! Yeah - especially the ones where he lies seductively on a tiger-skin rug, wearing only a sailor's cap!!

(altogether now:)
"In the navy ..
You can get down on your knees!
In the navy ..
You can catch a bad disease!" :D

Kitano
manipulator of the Virus
(7/18/02 9:20:54 am)
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Me no geek. Me hetero. (Simpsons' Macbain-like voice)
I'm a Ringeek right now. I used to be an Evageek for a long time, but I felt ridiculous when Anno said that to me at the end of the series. And it was worse even in the movie...
But my geekness is always shifting.
What next...?

Disco Supafly
the chosen infected
(7/18/02 9:48:13 am)
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Re: Mariah, my mighty heart is breaking!
I used to love the Eva too. But that ending .. THAT ENDING!!! Nooooooooo~!!!!! Jeezuz, what a way to turn off the fans. It's hard to have good memories of that show when you see an ending like that. Pity too, 'cause there was nothing cooler than watching the Eva's hide and seek around the city whenever an angel was coming by. You know one of my favourite scenes of all time from Eva? Apart from the chance to see Asuka or Misato's boossies? It was when Shinji and Asuka had to perfectly synchronise their fighting to beat the duplicating angel (forgot which #) - all without sound effects exept for the operetic movement playing. Now THAT was some seriously talented story-telling!

I also liked the episode names - like out of a haiku book. "Unfamiliar ceiling". Kewlness.

Kitano
manipulator of the Virus
(7/18/02 10:31:45 am)
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Re: Mariah, my mighty heart is breaking!
That was #9...
"Both of you, dance like you want to win!" That was the title for the second part. Can't remember the title for the first, though...

Disco Supafly
the chosen infected
(7/18/02 10:45:08 am)
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Aoi kaze ga ima...
Whew! Tough crowd!! I'm obviously out of my league here, and I most humbly bow and scrape my way backards out the door. :) Oh, can I ask then? The 13th angel - the queer little dude? What was his name again? I liked that kid - he seemed like the only nice fella outta the whole bunch. (even if it WAS his objective to destroy mankind!)

"Your heart is delicate, like glass. You have won my empathy."
"What?"
"I'm telling you I love you".



That show had some of the best writing I've ever heard - anime OR live action.

Kitano
manipulator of the Virus
(7/18/02 10:50:13 am)
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Re: Akai kaze ga ato...
It was the 17th angel, in fact. Nagisa Kaworu (Tabris).
That was a monumental script and voice acting(the best)...Not Kaworu's in particular, but the whole cast.

Kitano
manipulator of the Virus
(7/18/02 10:59:33 am)
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Anyway...
Don't ask more about Eva. It gives me strange feelings...:x kimochi waruuuui...
And I'm starting to look like a geek...
Please don't make spill out any more detailed info on the series.:rollin

Edited by: Kitano at: 7/18/02 11:11:28 am
Disco Supafly
the chosen infected
(7/18/02 11:11:45 am)
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Re: Anyway...
Oh, I dunno! You still have a LOOOOONG way to go before you reach the fanboy levels of the "Mikey Morphin' Jonas Ranger". ;)
Whup! 17 angels you say? Well, sounds like a good excuse for me to rent the videos again! Yaaaaaaaayy!!! (I only own 1 & 2 on tape). I know how you feel about people "discovering" how deep your roots run on one particular subject. That'd be with with:

a) The Uncanny X-Men
b) Spiderman
q) Monty Python's Flying Circus, and..
m) Ranma.

Narusegawa
manipulator of the Virus
(7/18/02 11:24:03 am)
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Re: Anyway...
Oh well. geek it is. Anyone who enters my little abode sees wall to wall movie posters and action figures and casts that verdict immediately. (So, Bad One, do your ferrets hide action figure weaponry also? Nothing cuter than a white ferret carrying a Spawn Angela spear around the house)

My "Beat the Geeks" category's?

Ranma 1/2
Love Hina
Star Trek Next Generation
The Sopranos, Six Feet Under, and OZ
Anarchy Online and Ultima Online
Any Final Fantasy Game
The Dragonlance Novels, Deathgate Cycle, or anything by Margaret Weis and Tracy Hickman

Geeky Enuf for ya?

Disco Supafly
the chosen infected
(7/18/02 11:42:13 am)
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Yup!...
..."Not that there's anything wrong with that".




Ok, oyasumi all. :)

Great Horror
manipulator of the Virus
(7/18/02 12:58:37 pm)
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Re: Yup!...
I hate Six Feet Under! Like Friends, becoz it has a 'kookie' character, they think thats classed as 'funna', thats a disgrace to funna everywhere, dammit!

Now its time for the....5 SECOND POSE!!!!


mmmm, ahhhhhhhhh, aaa, mmmmmm, oooooo, ahhhhhhh, a.

Its over!

Snooch to the Motherfu*king Nooch!

Narusegawa
manipulator of the Virus
(7/19/02 7:41:55 pm)
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Re: Yup!...
Are we talking about the same 6 feet under??? Ack!

The Binman
manipulator of the Virus
(7/21/02 8:36:26 am)
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Re: Yup!...
Six Feet Under is the best thing I've seen on TV for a long bloody time. Nate is DA MAN!!

Geekyness eh?

1. I've played and completed all the Alex Kidd games in the space of one day. In order.
2. I've spent a whole summer playing Final Fantasy 1-6
3. I've seen every episode of the X Files.
4. I'm currently playing every Phantasy Star game. In order.
5. I have long conversations with people in comics shops and Forbidden Planet about Akira, Japanese horror, Resident Evil, Parasyte, Lone Wolf and Cub and Blade of The Immortal and discuss the merits of story continuity in comics and whether it was a good idea or not. (I like it myself.)

I think I'm sufficiently geeky. But I still have a social life, so the path to ultimate geekdom is still a long way off....

Disco Supafly
the chosen infected
(7/21/02 10:20:19 am)
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Comics
Yeah. Can you believe they slaughtered 30+ years of continuity in the Spiderman comics by "bringing back" Norman Osbourn? And for WHAT? A quick buck?? F*CK THAT!!! The death of Norman Osbourne was SACRED! It taught Spidey the REAL "responsibility" schtick and all, and it was just kewl to see his arch nemesis skewered right after he killed Gwen Stacey - who, by the way, they also reintroduced. Gawd, I hate Marvel's continuity factor. Comics have no sense of worth if death has no meaning.
That's why life is so important. Can't comics reflect life for once?

The Binman
manipulator of the Virus
(7/22/02 1:14:21 pm)
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Re: Comics
Disco, you're right there. If you get too many stupid long story arcs, you end up getting annoying inconsistencies (like Tenchi Muyo in which there are sooo many different plots it seems to have disappeared up its own arse). And the more I think about it, having lots of one offs and one shots is kind of a good idea.