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Geek

Informal and somewhat derogatory; a new hire at a Wall Street trading firm. The term was popularized by the book Liar's Poker, which describes the author's experience as a bond trader on Wall Street in the 1980s.
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With e-mail, she found fellow computer geeks, men sometimes three times her age, who eagerly helped her over snags with getting Goosehead off the ground and on the Web.
Logline: Billed as the "British 'South Park,' " this cartoon series whose animation looks like it came from a late-'80s video game (which the series apparently considers a virtue) concerns three roommates: nerdy computer geek Rabbit, foul-mouthed squirt Richie and voice of cynical hip-hop reason Hooks.
But that hasn't stopped the computer geek from reaching today's XBox final.
Land's favorite exchanges with spammers are a laugh a moment- and all too real--making The Spam Letters that perfect gift for the serious computer geek who 'has everything' but too much humor.
The computer geek who became the fifth to be evicted from the house said: "She's an attractive young lady.
The computer geek, who has driven others in the house to sleep with his monologues on physics and science fiction, is way ahead as bookies' favourite to be out.
1-ranked customer service into the homes and businesses of our customers and to provide that same service to additional small businesses and households that don't have an onsite, in-house computer geek," said Dan "the laptop man" Young, president of PC Laptops.
Glen Playing Holly, Glen Joseph looks more like a computer geek from Revenge Of The Nerds than the speccy rock and roller he depicts.
Police sources in the UK said the computer geek was arrested in his bedroom allegedly launching a cyber war on the Serious Organised Crime Agency's website.
To quote the review of the hardcover in KLIATT, September 2005: Duff, a somewhat clueless computer geek just graduated from high school in Virginia, has what sounds like a great job offer in California.
IT is the nightmare every teenage computer geek has been dreading - Lara Croft has had a boob reduction.
And as every computer geek will know, the problem with that is remembering the password.
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