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26 August 2009 @ 02:54 pm
great big geek  

There has to be a certain critical level of 1980s girl geek cred (or something, cred may be too kind a word) accorded to someone who, in search of a specific word, thinks, “Synchronicity, no, that’s not the word I want, what is it, it’s the name of Jem’s hologram computer…”

(Synergy, that was the word I wanted.)

(x-posted from the essential kit)
Current Mood: geekygeeky
Vicki: Text - Misfits - Fuck off & Dieeilan on August 26th, 2009 10:12 am (UTC)
Pardon the bad language, but I have a Misfits icon!
kitmizkit on August 26th, 2009 10:13 am (UTC)
*gives you a great big geek award* :)
Vicki: Stock - Rogueeilan on August 26th, 2009 10:19 am (UTC)
*guards my great big geek award with my life*
-peartreealley on August 26th, 2009 10:13 am (UTC)
I still think of Jem and the Holograms when I hear "synergy." LOL (As well as "misfits" "pizazz" and one other one that I'm now blanking on.) I also think of Jem whenever I run into characters (usually in my gaming circles) who have names that are similar to Jericha.

Which all goes to show how something sticks when it's was your first exposure to those words ;)

Edited at 2009-08-26 02:14 pm (UTC)
elektra_h: barbie elektraelektra on August 26th, 2009 10:45 am (UTC)
Now I've got that silly theme song in my head and it's all your fault! I'll be hearing it all day . . .
Dreamshadowmorgie on August 26th, 2009 01:59 pm (UTC)
Ditto. And with a migraine where no thought lives, I can see 'Jem, jem is my... is my... jem, jem is my, is my.... damnit!!' happening a lot today. ;)
mela_lyn: Animaniacs Boingymela_lyn on August 26th, 2009 11:12 am (UTC)
YES!!! You. Rock. Jem style - totally.
T.M. Thomastmthomas on August 26th, 2009 11:37 am (UTC)
Catie's outrageous, you're saying?
-peartreealley on August 26th, 2009 12:06 pm (UTC)
LOL Outrageous is the word I couldn't think of in my comment.
mela_lyn: Geek by Definitionmela_lyn on August 26th, 2009 12:28 pm (UTC)
And it's contagious.

No one's the same.

T.M. Thomastmthomas on August 26th, 2009 11:37 am (UTC)
can i get guy geek cred for knowing what you meant before you revealed it?
mela_lyn: Chicks Dig Geeksmela_lyn on August 26th, 2009 12:29 pm (UTC)
Did you have sisters? Or strange taste in cartoons as a young lad? ;)
T.M. Thomastmthomas on August 26th, 2009 12:58 pm (UTC)
I have a sister, but really...i'd watch anything that was on in the after school cartoon slot.
The owner of a grey cat: shinyjennielf on August 26th, 2009 12:14 pm (UTC)
i <3 u.

You are like the xtroverted writery self i wish i could be. :)
kitmizkit on August 26th, 2009 05:05 pm (UTC)
*laughs* Why, because I confess to thought patterns like that? :)
princessalethea: Stormerprincessalethea on August 26th, 2009 12:38 pm (UTC)
Dude...forget Barbie. Sami and I had all the Jem dolls. And the sticker books. And the coloring books.

I still have the coloring books.
Lady Doom: She-Ra!lithera on August 26th, 2009 01:00 pm (UTC)
Showtime, Syngergy.
Dreamshadowmorgie on August 26th, 2009 01:58 pm (UTC)
Yay, Jem! Does it make me a geek that at one point, I had the dvds?
Heiress of the Empiretechnocracygirl on August 26th, 2009 02:28 pm (UTC)
When my local video store was going out of business, I picked up their tape collection of Jem. Unfortunately, I no longer own a VCR.
kitmizkit on August 26th, 2009 05:06 pm (UTC)
I've actually thought about buying them... :)