Finding Your Place In Geekdom

Many moons ago, when I was at school, a geek was someone who got picked on in class because they always did their homework on time and obeyed every rule and regulation set by the teachers religiously. Times have changed since then though – geeks are no longer the much-maligned, lonely figure in the schoolyard, stood miles from everyone else, busily cleaning a pair of horn-rimmed spectacles.

Anyone who knows anything at all about geeks knows that there are several different kinds of them, and these days – being a geek is definitely not as bad as it was a few decades ago!
The internet has a lot to do with this, obviously being super-cool and revolutionizing the world, knowing your way around it and how to utilize its power makes the net geek a handy friend to have and elevates them from the rest of society. The success of comic book movies like the X-Men, Spiderman, Ironman and more recently the Avengers Assemble has made being a comic book geek much much more popular than it used to be. Continue Reading

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