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Who Ya With?

Geeks
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Jocks
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Voting closed: March 07, 2011, 03:27:06 pm

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Geeks or Jocks?
« on: August 19, 2010, 04:27:06 pm »
So... back in your school days, what group did you roll with?   ;)  By choice or by default?

Now... in your adult life, what group would you rather roll with?   8)

Bonus: How would you categorize Prez Obama?  He's got mad basketball skills.. But he is also very brainy..   :)
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Re: Geeks or Jocks?
« Reply #1 on: August 20, 2010, 05:20:54 am »
Back in high school days, I was a theater geek by default.  Our school didn't have a track team and I didn't have enough bounce for the pompon squad.  Nowadays, I'm kind of an athletic geek, I reckon.  I mountain bike, I ski, I swim.  But I read books and dig intellectuals and still dabble in theater as well.  

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Define geek?
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Re: Geeks or Jocks?
« Reply #2 on: August 20, 2010, 05:51:12 am »
In high school, I played chess, baseball, and saxophone in the jazz band. At MIT, I played baseball and basketball.
Guess I'm a 'tweener.
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Re: Geeks or Jocks?
« Reply #3 on: August 20, 2010, 07:01:17 am »
In high school, I played chess, baseball, and saxophone in the jazz band.



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Re: Geeks or Jocks?
« Reply #4 on: August 20, 2010, 08:05:22 am »
I guess I'd be a 'tweener, too.  In high school I played football, threw discus and shot put, played the trumpet in the band, and was a founding member of the computer and science clubs.    In college,  knee and ankle injuries dashed my big time football dreams, but I still played intra-murally and I majored in Information Systems. 

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Re: Geeks or Jocks?
« Reply #5 on: August 23, 2010, 11:33:31 am »
I guess I'd be a 'tweener, too.  In high school I played football, threw discus and shot put, played the trumpet in the band, and was a founding member of the computer and science clubs.



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Re: Geeks or Jocks?
« Reply #6 on: August 24, 2010, 05:28:16 am »
Hmm lets see in high school my freshman and sophomore years I was a geek. It isn't embarrassing but actually sad when I think about it. I was at times the only male of color whom was in the honor roll.  :-[ Yes it was a predominately white school at my time but still I was the only one? Well it was no shame in my game because the rest of black students were girls so ya  ;D. Once my junior year came to be I wanted to prove my athletic skills. I played Football 2 years, try out for the baseball and was cut, ran indoor track, ran outdoor and quit the team. At the time I learned I ran a 4'4 in the 40 yard dash  :o. I could have trained seriously in football or track but actually I just didn't have the patience nor cared too much in being that "speedy black star" at a university.

In my adulthood I haven't done much of anything until recently. I'm geekier than ever where I have a painting of Batman, Robin, and Nightwing with the core villians of Batman. You'll see pic later. Currently as of last week I work out 6 days a week. 3 days cardio and 3 days weights. The seventh day I play basketball.
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Re: Geeks or Jocks?
« Reply #7 on: September 06, 2010, 06:49:18 pm »
I rolled with both. Nobody cared about who was who. They all bought their weed from the same people anyway.

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Re: Geeks or Jocks?
« Reply #8 on: January 03, 2011, 12:07:16 pm »
I was both. I was co-captain of the football team but played Dungeons and Dragons.  I was friends with my friends and had all of my friends backs.
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Re: Geeks or Jocks?
« Reply #9 on: January 05, 2011, 05:25:12 pm »
Geek. I did all the music stuff in high school and junior high.

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Re: Geeks or Jocks?
« Reply #10 on: January 06, 2011, 12:03:08 pm »
I was a smart jock.   played football, ran track, wrestled,  worked on the school paper, and was a perpetual honor roll student.    In college, found out most of the athletes were geeks too.   (comic books videogames, no dungeon and dragons stuff though
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Re: Geeks or Jocks?
« Reply #11 on: January 07, 2011, 09:42:12 am »
I should point out that this is a board that is mostly visited by comics fans. I'm a geek, and geeks will merk this poll.

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Re: Geeks or Jocks?
« Reply #12 on: January 07, 2011, 12:45:51 pm »
I should point out that this is a board that is mostly visited by comics fans. I'm a geek, and geeks will merk this poll.

Aren't you impressed by the number of folks who have replied with an athletic side?  I am.

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Re: Geeks or Jocks?
« Reply #13 on: January 07, 2011, 12:58:13 pm »
I should point out that this is a board that is mostly visited by comics fans. I'm a geek, and geeks will merk this poll.

Aren't you impressed by the number of folks who have replied with an athletic side?  I am.
Yeah, it's cool. Some geeks sure can run. ;)

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