Complete Geek: An Operating Manual

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Geeks rule the world--with a straight edge, of course--and they have become the sex symbols of the 90s. The Complete Geek (An Operating Manual) is for the millions of Americans eager to jump on the hot, new, fast track, because if you want a piece of the action, then you gotta learn the language.  Zeke the Geek--brought to life by renowned cartoonist Bruce Tinsley--browses through the basics of geek culture, which covers everything and anything to do with computers and...
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Overview

Geeks rule the world--with a straight edge, of course--and they have become the sex symbols of the 90s. The Complete Geek (An Operating Manual) is for the millions of Americans eager to jump on the hot, new, fast track, because if you want a piece of the action, then you gotta learn the language.  Zeke the Geek--brought to life by renowned cartoonist Bruce Tinsley--browses through the basics of geek culture, which covers everything and anything to do with computers and life in the information age, including:
GeekSpeak--the geek's own colorful lingo
GeekChic and GeekGirlChic--How to dress for geek success, with never before shared tips on the forever classic pocket protector
Understanding the Geek Code after dark, in a section called, "Everything I Need to Know I Learned Late Last Night"
Netiquette--What every newbie needs to know before a maiden voyage online (You wouldn't want to flame someone you just met, would you?)
The first ever GQ exam to explore your Geek Quotient
The seven habits of highly successful geeks
The history of  Geeks--how they have evolved throughout the ages
"I'm Awkward, You're Awkward--and That's Okay"--the secrets of geek dating rituals

For anyone who wants to win friends and influence geeks, The Complete Geek (An Operating Manual) is cRAMmed with the solid information that will unlock the gates to their universe.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780553061734
  • Publisher: Crown Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 6/1/1997
  • Pages: 224
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.50 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 23, 2001

    Geeks rule the universe--- forever!

    This book is cool. It teaches you everything you need to know to be a successful geek in this world. If you want to become one of the elite who will eventually create an uprising and rule the universe, this book is your operating manual (as the title suggests).

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