Geek Speak

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The day is nearly over and I have yet to Speak Out about my Geek.  I guess one of my other geek hobbies, is computers; which I have built and maintained many over the years.  I have been into computers, longer than I have been gaming; as my step-dad used to work for IBM.  I think it is from him, that I find this distain for all things console.  I feel they are just a child’s toy; compared to the power of a good computer.

Just yesterday, I upgraded the memory in my wife’s laptop; so she can make Second Life better.  She also does graphics work, with pictures she takes in-world in Second Life.  So I get to use my geekiness, to make her geekiness even better.  I used to run around Second Life as well, for about a year; it was great for doing my other hobby – Role Playing.  Using the in-system VoiP, made it even better; as it made it seem like a regular gaming session.

Overall, I would be lost without my computer.  It allows me to do so many things, as well as made me many friends over the years.  So to all the computer geeks out there……

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