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So tired...

Getting passed around:

And I bet it's because of the subject of this icon that I scored so high on history...


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How is it that this is the last week of January?

*yawn*

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sillymagpie
Jan. 28th, 2009 04:00 am (UTC)
You rock the history and scifi much more than I do. In several cases, I found myself thinking I wish I owned...the full set of Bab 5, a lightsaber, etc., but I've never been able to afford them. Wah! I could also put my hands on a map and a copy of the Illiad, but not in 15 seconds. :/


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wildrider
Jan. 28th, 2009 01:32 pm (UTC)
Ah, but you have me on science and math! The only reason I ranked so high on computer is because I have owned a machine with less than 512K of memory... *g*

I only own Bab5 because I found it on eBay (and these days, it's only $20 a season at CostCo; every time it shows back up I'm tempted to get a "real" version). But I do own a lot of Dr. Who now, too, not to mention all the Buffy/Angel seasons, so I figured that qualified, even if I don't own any Star Trek yet (at least, not on DVD).

I'm surprised at your literature stats. Like I said, I'm sure that question came up because of Billy -- not only do I own many books on that subject, I HAVE been just reading them because he's my leading character. And by default I also own a lot of books on General Custer, because that was Dad's one claim to geekdom.
sillymagpie
Jan. 28th, 2009 04:01 am (UTC)
Oh, and though I own books on historical people and periods, I don't know for sure that I own more than one for any of them. Maybe.
wildrider
Jan. 28th, 2009 01:35 pm (UTC)
I also have a lot of stuff on the French Revolution because I got into that once... and I suppose the Old West in general qualifies. Now, Barb owns just about everything by guys like Stephen Jay Gould and Oliver Saks, AND she's read them...

sillymagpie
Jan. 29th, 2009 01:58 am (UTC)
See, I have (and have read) several books by Oliver Sacks, David Quammen, and John McPhee but those are books on nature and science, not history.
melvh
Jan. 28th, 2009 02:58 pm (UTC)

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Not so bad, if I do say so myself. (Though I admit I'm a little distressed about how high the "dork" factor is. Maybe it's because I still have an old slide rule laying around --mind you, I never learned how to use it. It was my dad's.)
sillymagpie
Jan. 29th, 2009 02:00 am (UTC)
In high school, a physics teacher forced us to use slide rules, but I've forgotten how they work. They weren't very accurate, as I recall, and besides everyone had scientific calculators by that point. I think the teacher only wanted us to suffer as he had been forced to suffer. ;-P
wildrider
Jan. 29th, 2009 02:18 am (UTC)
I'm really not sure how I managed to get so low on the dork factor; of course, they didn't ask many social interactive questions, like "were you a drama geek in high school" and "did you hang out with the band (even though you didn't play)"...
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