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What Geek gifts did you get?

  1. Dec 25, 2003 #1

    Integral

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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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  3. Dec 25, 2003 #2

    Evo

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    Oh that's cool!

    I didn't get any good geek gifts. :(
     
  4. Dec 25, 2003 #3

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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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  5. Dec 25, 2003 #4

    Integral

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    HP #5 nearly qualifies as a geek gift, what ever, it is a good book. Enjoy!
     
  6. Dec 26, 2003 #5
    Nothing geeky

    a. perfume

    b. a woman's phone number
     
  7. Dec 26, 2003 #6
    1)quality gyro
    2)two sci books
    3)gift certificates to book stores
     
  8. Dec 26, 2003 #7

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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!
     
  9. Dec 26, 2003 #8

    Integral

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    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.
     
  10. Dec 26, 2003 #9
    I got Richard Feynman's 'Six not so Easy Pieces' in Audio(CD) and book form.
     
  11. Dec 26, 2003 #10

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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:
     
  12. Dec 26, 2003 #11

    Ivan Seeking

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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.
     
  13. Dec 26, 2003 #12
    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.
     
  14. Dec 26, 2003 #13
    A DVD player for my computer.
     
  15. Dec 26, 2003 #14
    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.
     
  16. Dec 26, 2003 #15
    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.
     
  17. Dec 26, 2003 #16

    Ivan Seeking

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    Member.
    Yes!
    Beyond a doubt, totally nerdy.
     
  18. Dec 27, 2003 #17
    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?
     
  19. Dec 27, 2003 #18

    Monique

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    Well, my family doesn't do presents either :)

    Instead I made some really good snacks.. mmmhm!
     
  20. Dec 27, 2003 #19
    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.
     
  21. Dec 27, 2003 #20
    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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