ConfigSys.boy! – On being Geek

ConfigSys.boy! – On being Geek

And that is the thing that universally separates all of us who earned the label of Geek from those who simply aspire to join the party now that it’s no longer a source of shame and social loathing. We paid the price of admission that these esurient latecomers had no desire to pony up for. And when, as inevitably occurs in the whims of culture and society, it is no longer en vogue to be Geek, we will remain as we have always been. Those wastrels who were unable to shoulder the weight of our legacy by contrast will doff the mantle like so much old hat and leave us again with our titles as terms of derision rather than endearment.
If you are interested, I qualified on all counts in his description. Hell, on the gaming front, I’m expert in both RPG AND miniatures gaming.

Of course, I am that variant of geek known as the Mac Geek — always bordering on cool but never really there, never quite decending to pure geekdom.

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