What Geek gifts did you get?

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My faviorite (Next to the complete Far Side Collection!)

Is the Forever Flashlight No batteries needed! It will never run down! Pretty cool, It Has a coil and a small magnet mounted in the handle, the magnet is free to slide back and forth through the coil, thus charging a small Cap (some circiutry involved) About 20sec of shaking gives about 2min of good light.
 
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Oh that's cool!

I didn't get any good geek gifts. :(
 
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Er... a best buy gift certificate card?


All the rest of my gifts were the opposite of geeky! Japanese rice bowl & chopsticks, giant Hershey's kiss, Harry Potter #5. But I liked 'em all; please don't tell me this means I'm turning into a non-geek!
 
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HP #5 nearly qualifies as a geek gift, what ever, it is a good book. Enjoy!
 
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Nothing geeky

a. perfume

b. a woman's phone number
 
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1)quality gyro
2)two sci books
3)gift certificates to book stores
 
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I bought myself a gift, does that qualify? :wink:


DVD: Amelie, a film by Jean-Pierre Jeunet (French movie)

A real feel-good movie!! If you haven't seen it: http://www.monas.nl/see/movamelie.htm You must!
 
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Originally posted by Monique
I bought myself a gift, does that qualify? :wink:


DVD: Amelie, a film by Jean-Pierre Jeunet (French movie)

A real feel-good movie!! If you haven't seen it: http://www.monas.nl/see/movamelie.htm You must!
We watched (or should I say Read!) that movie a few months back, ...

humm... I fell asleep!

Thats the trouble with watching movies while lying on the sofa.
 
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I got Richard Feynman's 'Six not so Easy Pieces' in Audio(CD) and book form.
 
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I got the rest of the Harry Potter series for myself. (I can't very well read the 5th one if I don't remember the other 4, right? )


Oh, I'm gonna be getting a math textbook for my birthday on the 9th (woulda gotten it for Christmas, but I didn't let my folks know in time). That's geeky enough. :smile:
 
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I got Tsunami a radio controlled car to chase Zoobie with[the kitten, not the member].

I also got her a George Foreman grill in honor of Boxing Day.

I got walkie talkies...that's kind of nerdy. This way Tsunami figures I can't hide anymore. Really they are very useful on start-ups. This prevents a lot of yelling and walking.
 
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I got a textbook on Topology, an Isaac Asimov book, The Mummy II, Enemy at the Gates, some PJ's, a Rage Against the Machine VHS, and a textbook on Mathematical Physics.
 
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A DVD player for my computer.
 
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Originally posted by Ivan Seeking
I got Tsunami a radio controlled car to chase Zoobie with[the kitten, not the member].
Which came first the member name or the kitten? :smile:

My wife got me a radio controlled car to chase our dog with. It's fun isn't it?

I also got a battery operated star finder that lights up and can show the area of the sky where planets are, star constellations, and a few other objects. If that ain't nerdy, I don't know what is.
 
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An online gift certificate to a book store.
At least my grandma thought it was boring.

I got a rain poncho from my sister and paper lantern from my parents. It was funny when i opened a cool lookin present that was actually a lamp shade. WTH?

(to self): I just dont get these guys.
 
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Originally posted by Artman
Which came first the member name or the kitten? :smile:

My wife got me a radio controlled car to chase our dog with. It's fun isn't it?

I also got a battery operated star finder that lights up and can show the area of the sky where planets are, star constellations, and a few other objects. If that ain't nerdy, I don't know what is.
Member.
Yes!
Beyond a doubt, totally nerdy.
 
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I received nothing at all. Is that Geeky enough for you?

Of course, I did run out to get myself The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers Extended Edition DVD the day after Christmas. Best, Worst and Only Gift I've received for this year. A little sad, don't you think?
 
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Well, my family doesn't do presents either :)

Instead I made some really good snacks.. mmmhm!
 
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heh, My family spent more time eating than opening presents. More time was spent in the preperation of dinner like setting up the table rather than the tree itself.
 
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Apparently Christmas isn't over for me because I got more presents today.

I got 50 CD-R's, Richard Feynman's Six Easy Pieces, and some black leather pants.
 
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Originally posted by Sting
[..] and some black leather pants.
 
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Black leather pants?!?!
That sounds nerdy
I could never bring myself to wear that, but that's just me.

I got a cool sweater that I'm wearing now.
 
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Originally posted by photon
Black leather pants?!?!
That sounds nerdy
I could never bring myself to wear that, but that's just me.

I got a cool sweater that I'm wearing now.
Humm... I always thought sweaters were warm!
 
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No, the sweater isn't warm, I am. It just keeps me from losing heat.

Sweaters are nerdy, too. I have a math/science teacher that has tons of sweaters. He wears a different one almost every day.
 
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Originally posted by Sting
and some black leather pants.
For your other career as a rock star?

For riding motorcycles?

For gettin down at the disco tech?
 

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