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Outing the Geeks

Okay, I got outed as a geek in another thread. Yes, I plot my daily weights in Excel and create long-term trend lines to see my weight loss. Oh the shame. But it gets worse. I also use Excel to keep a master copy of grocery items. Then I copy and paste items from this master list to create a weekly list, arranged by the aisles in my local grocery store. This keeps me from getting to the produce section and realizing I forgot to pick up grape jelly back in aisle 2.
What's the geekiest thing you do? It doesn't have to involve Excel.

Sat. Jan 6, 12:37pm

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I don't think you are a Geek! I bet you are a very organized person. Organization is a real asset. I envy you! I hope I can become more Geekish!

Saturday, January 06, 2007, 12:44 PM

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Spending waaaaay too long putting/editing code in my log. Owning Star Wars DVDs (the real ones). Winning a pub quiz by knowing the name of the guy who played "Willow." The list is pretty much endless. Oh well. I have Geek Pride.


P.S. I'd use Excel to track weight loss too, if I had it. You lost me on the grocery store aisles thing though.

Saturday, January 06, 2007, 3:31 PM

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I'm not computer savvy or I would be doing the charting. I do list my grocery items in the order I walk through the store though.
Not sure of other geeky things...I know I've got them though. I like to think of them as quirks.

Saturday, January 06, 2007, 6:38 PM

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You won't be last to be geeky about the grocery store.

I've listed my grocery list in order of where it is in the store to save time and frustration. Nicely done with the Excel sheet though.

I have, on more than one occasion, put my grocery list on my iPod and used it at the store. :)

- egruber

Saturday, January 06, 2007, 7:20 PM

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My Palm Pilot runs my entire life for me, including grocery lists. Does that count?

Saturday, January 06, 2007, 9:54 PM

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I wish I was a geek! You guys really have your act together!

Saturday, January 06, 2007, 9:56 PM

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Wow, I guess being a geek one really learns how to manage their time better. How do I become one? LOL

Saturday, January 06, 2007, 11:48 PM

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Gee here - I can vouch for Hussy, she has one truely 'pimped' log lol

Sunday, January 07, 2007, 12:09 AM

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I'm a geekette at heart. Unfortunately, I'm not an organized one... LOL
I do love being on the net (too much for my own good!) I enjoy watching PBS and doing such nerdy things as getting a Math Calendar for my hubby... :-)

My friends tend to be geeky as well. I love to learn new things and hope that I never stop... :-)

I keep an excel spreadsheet with miles walked, calories burned, measurements, total miles, etc. :-) I "average" my weights and then graph them....

BTW has anyone watched "Beauty and the Geek?" I have a sneaking suspician that some of the 'Geeks" on there aren't nearly as geeky as they present themselves...

Sunday, January 07, 2007, 1:27 AM

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the clothes in my closet are organized by color and they all face the same way. they also have to be on identical hangers. i can tell when my husband puts something back, because it's almost always in the wrong place.

Sunday, January 07, 2007, 12:55 PM

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