Sunday, September 11, 2011

Stand Up, Cheer and Be Counted

Good Morning,

Today is the first day of Speak Out with your Geek Out.

Over 2,000 people have committed to sharing their enthusiasm and their love of their hobbies and vocations for an entire week of geek. Parents and children, friends and strangers, fans and creators are participating by blogging, mentoring, listening, speaking and sharing.

An entire community has built up around the idea that we can be positive role models. Positive. Before the week even began, people have reinforced the message that being happy is a choice and we are empowered to be who we are when we're together. Or simply: there is strength in numbers and even when we feel like the odd man out? We are not alone.

I feel this is our chance to prove that -- once and for all -- to each other. That we can inspire and uplift. That tolerance is possible, provided we remember to be tolerant of other people. That our emotions are what bind us together and labels are what keep us apart.

Please, do not hesitate to read and digest the articles on this site. There are contributions from many people and several words of wisdom and encouragement to be had.

To stand up and be counted, I encourage you to post your contributions to Speak Out in the comments below. The Twitter hashtag is: #speakgeek

Keep your comments G-Rated and focus on the positive. Have a great week!

Monica Valentinelli
Author, Game Designer and Founder of Speak Out

218 comments:

  1. Here's my first contribution :)
    http://www.blipfoto.com/entry/1400054

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  2. Here is mine:
    http://www.theskyfullofdust.co.uk/?p=1249

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  3. My geeky hobby is volunteering to work at science fiction conventions, particularly in heavier capacities. I'm spoiled to cons; I couldn't go as a regular attendee anymore. I'm too used to having full access to everything through working for the con. I've driven as much as 1700 miles to work a con! :)

    kims

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  4. My entry about how juggling for over 30 years has affected my life is here. I'm taking a social media break and won't be following things on Twitter, but I look forward to hearing about others' geeky hobbies.

    Like Simon above, Dungeons and Dragons also had a huge effect on me. It was an escape, a focus, and it kept me out of trouble.

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  5. Here is my contribution, about role-playing games,

    http://www.stargazersworld.com/2011/09/12/time-to-speak-out-with-my-geek-out%E2%80%A6-role-playing-games-in-my-case/

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  6. Here's my first post, all about how I became a geek:

    http://geeklifebalance.wordpress.com/2011/09/13/from-small-things/

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  7. My post is here - about how excited I was to hear about this effort!

    www.jamiegreybooks.com

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  8. Wearing my Miskatonic Antarctic Expedition sweatshirt in the office! (http://www.cthulhulives.org/store/store.lasso?1=product&2=126)

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  9. Here's the first of my #speakgeek posts - a review of a nonfiction book and some musings on why I love nonfiction books in particular right now

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  10. I had a hard time narrowing it down to one geekdom, so I chose the most unusual one and found a story to share, because writing is one of them and it seemed a way to combine the two. I think it's a wonderful thing you're doing here :)

    http://hierath.wordpress.com/2011/09/12/speak-out-with-your-geek-out/

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  11. My first post of the week is about what I love and what I hate about fantasy fashion, especially as a plus-size woman. I'd love to hear what others think!
    http://profbanks.com/?p=17

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  12. I'm an indie rpg enthusiast, GM, and game designer. If you want to know why I do what I do, visit my blog post here:

    http://gamingally.wordpress.com/

    I should be updating again later on this week, so stay tuned!

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  13. I geeked out about bugs here and I have more posts planned on other things.

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  14. Hi there, I just wanted to share my LJ, I don't post often but I like to sometimes talk about the geeky things I find interesting, books, shows, games even events. My most current post is my Speak Out with Your Geek Out story. I hope you all find it interesting, thanks!
    http://elysiumstudent.livejournal.com/

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  15. My first of five planned Geek-outs...
    http://simp.ly/publish/JD0mzJ

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  16. Among other things (Star Trek, Star Wars, RPGs, etc), I am a huge Doctor Who geek. I've been watching the show since I was in Junior High School, and they were running it on the local PBS station (WLIW), and was overjoyed to see the show return in 2005. I originally started with Jon Pertwee's stuff way back when, but I think Matt Smith is up there as one of my current favorites (along with Tom Baker, of course). More recently, I've been doing everything I can to get all my friends into the show (both the new and old runs) for years now.

    -- Ben

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  18. Hmmph. Only removed the last one as it wouldn't let me edit to put in a link.

    Anyway, this is a contribution and relates to RPGs and boardgames, but is merely the tip of geekiness iceberg.


    http://dramadiceanddamsons.blogspot.com/

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  20. Here's a contribution from me.

    http://notretail.blogspot.com/2011/09/speak-out-with-your-geek-out-blogpost.html

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  21. I collect toys - http://tobyfife.blogspot.com/2011/09/speak-out-with-your-geek-out-day-1-i.html

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  22. My first post this week, sharing my love of web comics:

    http://renaissancedork.wordpress.com/2011/09/12/speak-out-with-your-geek-out-day-one-web-comics/

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  23. I am coming in late to all this, having only heard about it today.
    I will share my love of Video games, and my sons love of super hero's as much as I can this week all over my site. (Arcadedad.com)

    Also plan on posting a link back to here if its okay!

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  24. I don't blog, so i just posted it on my facebook wall, and made it public.

    www.facebook.com/pinthong

    =)

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  25. http://rosecoloredglasshalffull.blogspot.com/2011/09/fiawol-speak-out-with-your-geek-out.html

    I <3 my fandoms!

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  27. Day 1, here we go.

    http://www.nakedhobo.com/blog/?p=951

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  28. My first post this week is in the typical casual game review flavor——however, it's definitely not your ordinary casual game, and the rest of the week will broaden out into the general gamer's domain (tomorrow's post is all about our favorite subject: crushes!), discussing the reasons why we love games and what makes a well-designed title.

    Don't forget, I'm totally able and willing to host any guest posts on the subject. :D

    http://transcendingpixels.blogspot.com/

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  29. On Furry, Furries, and Furry Fandom
    http://rebelsheart.dreamwidth.org/1427279.html

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  30. ROAR!
    I posted on my blog about this. The magic portal to my post is below.

    http://hirokothewriter.blogspot.com/2011/09/speak-out-with-your-geek-out-roar.html

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  31. I did a blog post on Professional Geeks, including a photo of my law school bookcase, showing my law-to-geek ratio. http://geeklawyers.com/2011/09/12/professional-geeks-speak-out-with-your-geek-out/

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  32. Here's my first one, on being a sewing geek! :D

    http://maggiedot.wordpress.com/2011/09/12/speak-out-with-your-geek-out-day-1-sewingcraft-geek/

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  33. Working on a special video for this tonight but here's a video I did a few weeks ago that serves as a pep talk of sorts to nerds and geeks with low self confidence to tide you over until I finish the editing!

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s_s7O-G3S-w

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  34. Here's my intro post, loving everyone's so far.
    What it means to me to be a geek – Speak Out With Your Geek Out
    http://wp.me/p1ytnK-ea

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  35. Geek On, Errybody! :)

    Here's my first post: http://mandarific.com/blog/2011/09/12/speak-out-with-your-geek-out/

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  36. My contribution to the Cause: Speak Out with your Geek Out: Science and Religion, Love and Zombies

    http://texaszombie.com/speakoutwithyourgeekout.html

    Best,
    Will (aka TexasZombie)

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  37. The first of several posts for this week:

    http://writerholic.com/2011/09/speak-out-with-your-geek-out-role-player/

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  38. What kind of a geek am I? http://t.co/Ga5UMep

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  39. Origins of a word nerd: http://nerdygirlguide.blogspot.com/2011/09/speak-out-with-your-geek-out-origins.html

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  40. My first contribution:

    https://plus.google.com/u/0/114375054154861348294/posts/GF4KuLJj2TG

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  41. Here is a contribution, which may or may not be the first of the week.
    http://fansci.nuigalway.ie/Crucible/?p=91

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  42. Blogging it in French : http://www.green-martha.com/geekette - I guess I'm some sort of multi-geek. RPGs, fashion history, cooking...

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  43. Definitely going to blog about this a couple times this week! Here's my intro post.

    http://cationdesigns.blogspot.com/2011/09/speak-out-with-your-geek-out.html

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  44. My contribution:
    http://www.fantopro.com/blog/2011/09/speak-out-i-am-a-geek.html

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  45. Here is my first contribution showing pride for my fellow D&D Geeks!

    ROFL Initiative

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  46. Here's my geeky self exposed!
    http://perceptionsbeyond.blogspot.com/

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  47. http://biochemcrazy.livejournal.com/203675.html

    There's my entry! I made a list of all my nerdy/geeky interests. :-D

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  48. My first contribution is here and all the others will be too. And yes its on a Hello Kitty Blog :D

    http://blog.sanriotown.com/kiakatz:hellokitty.com/2011/09/12/speaking-out-with-my-geek/

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  49. Here is day one ^^

    http://leatherboundgeek.tumblr.com/post/10145924557/speak-out-with-your-geek-out-day-one

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  50. http://mazecontroller.blogspot.com/2011/09/speak-out-with-your-geek-out-but-where.html

    There's mine, just like we talked about at Geek Kon.

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  51. http://emilyschooley.com/blog/?p=371

    Here's my first post, on being a hacker.

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  52. Here's my first post, on the history of space exploration: http://astroglia.wordpress.com/2011/09/12/speak-out-with-your-geek-out-part-i-space/

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  53. Here's my first: http://assatur.wordpress.com/2011/09/12/speak-geek-music-or-tear-down-the-wall/

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  54. Video gaaaaames! ♥ I love them. Have since I was little. Actually playing Lunar SSS right now :3 I love older RPG's like Secret of Mana, Chrono Trigger and Cross, and Final Fantasy. And no matter who says it's overrated VII is my favorite! I dream of the day when I wall have Vincent and Sephiroth tattooed on my legs... I have a moogle already!

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  55. Here is my speak out: http://www.facebook.com/anna.garces/posts/2036453195928

    And for the wary here is what was said:

    Speak Out with Your Geek Out, Day 1: I've been gaming since I was 8 years old. Nes, snes, genesis, psx, and on and on. Growing up I was greatly influenced by anime and manga in my art style. Go Voltron! Sailor Moon! Ranma 1/2! I draw fan art and I write fanfiction and hope one day to settle down* with a manly geek of my own. I still play games, attend midnight releases, and would really love to participate in a d&d pnp session.

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  57. Here's my post. Don't know how many can see it in Facebook Notes...

    http://www.facebook.com/notes/mandy-ardelli/what-does-being-a-geek-mean-to-me/10150284638728133

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  58. My first post: http://davedujour.dreamwidth.org/505305.html

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  59. I am 42 years old and I've been gaming in various forms for 20 years. Original D&D-er. I've played just about anything you can think of. I collect miniatures, and model kits. I'm a Star Wars and Star Trek fan. I'm a fan of all sorts of science fiction and 'kaiju' movies. In fact, just about any monster movie is OK in my book. I've taken my geekdom onto the paintball field by being a role player in numerous scenario paintball games, which has created a fire in me for costuming/cosplay. We who are of the geek, salute you!

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  60. Better late than never? Just posted the first of five planned SOWYGO posts - today's topic? NOMS! (ie: Food Geekery!) http://www.jesshartley.com

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  61. I write fiction, love reading, beading and never weeding, and am 100% proud to be a geek. Giant robots and anime rock. I love comics and SF and collecting plush cthulhus. I am also a fount of useless trivial knowledge and an analyst. Rather laugh with the geeks than cry with the popular!

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  62. My post on Steampunk! http://gogglesandlace.wordpress.com/2011/09/13/speak-out-with-your-geek-out-steampunk/

    Already loving the SOWYGO movement. <3

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  63. Here's mine over on tumblr: http://beezelbubbles.tumblr.com/post/10155203302/speak-out-with-your-geek-out-day-1 about being into books and reading and writing. I'm hoping to do one a day this week, because I geek out over a lot of things. ;)

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  64. Crafting Mines:

    Guest post from a friend of mine in my gaming group about Minecraft

    http://behindthemantle.blogspot.com/2011/09/crafting-mines.html

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  65. I put up my post today, about being a music geek and what I get from that in my life.

    http://www.lilliancohenmoore.com/2011/09/speak-out-with-your-geek-out-music/

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  66. Here's my Geek DNA: http://wp.me/p5H0U-QV

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  67. On being a learning geek...

    http://freyjasdotter.livejournal.com/1798.html

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  68. I used to read encyclopedias as a child - found them fascinating. I learned so much from anatomy to zoology through the set of 1957 World Books my parents owned.

    Later on, I learned Octal programming and worked on the first computer typesetting machines.

    Always a geek... regardless of age.

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  70. I go to conventions: https://plus.google.com/109568519295919590276/posts/FjPpyeQUSAL

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  71. Twenty-Sides Troubadours. Or, "Why Writers Should Play Roleplaying Games."

    At #terribleminds.

    Geek, speaked.

    http://terribleminds.com/ramble/2011/09/13/why-writers-should-play-roleplaying-games/

    -- c.

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  72. (Do links not work in the comments section? I can't seem to click directly on anybody else's links, which is a shame. I can copy/paste of course, though I regrettably have the patience of a shock-addled rat.)

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  73. Day 2's contribution
    http://www.blipfoto.com/entry/1402233

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  74. And Here's my Official Speak out With Your Geek Out Video Blog: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rN0QV5bNgtg ...It's all about POKEMON haha

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  76. My contributions to Speak Out with your Geek Out with ways of geeking up your artistry:http://suzannareeves.com/blog/

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  77. My geek origin story (yes, it involves dating a geek) and my personal prime geek-out (penguins) are at www.JanetHarriett.com

    I'll be posting about geek-related jobs and watching video games (aka how to share in a loved one's geekery) later in the week.

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  78. You can find my contribution below.

    http://femmegamer.wordpress.com/2011/09/13/sowygo-made-of-geek/

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  79. And welcome to my geek post for today: Science Fiction.

    Say Hi to Sci Fi

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  80. I picked the thing that brings me the most joy in life.

    http://generatedanomaly.wordpress.com/2011/09/13/in-case-you-havent-figured-it-out-yet-i-am-a-geek/

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  81. My big post for today is a Star Wars quilt I made for my middle son in 2009.

    http://meguey.livejournal.com/83207.html

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  82. Mine!

    http://www.facebook.com/note.php?created&&note_id=10150443991742995#!/notes/wj-walton/speaking-out-please-read/10150443991742995?notif_t=like

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  84. Started a thread on the Bad Astronomy and Universe Today (BAUT) Forum devoted to this: Speak out with your geek out.

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  85. My blog-mate and are are proud to participate in Speak Out with Your Geek Out. We posted our first entry yesterday. Please check back tomorrow and Friday for additional posts. We have a huge variety of things we geek on so, if yesterday's post doesn't float your boat, try, try again. :)

    www.mightydistractible.com

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  86. My contribution/testimonial:
    http://www.danielrdavis.com/2011/09/13/oops-my-geek-fell-out/

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  87. Here's mine...part 1 of 5 in this week's posts.

    http://itsadrizzit.wordpress.com/

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  88. To be more clear, since I have a guest blogger...my post is at:

    http://itsadrizzit.wordpress.com/2011/09/13/everyones-a-geek-about-something/

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  89. Here is my first contribution.

    http://itsadrizzit.wordpress.com/2011/09/13/fantasy-baseball-where-math-the-imagination-and-sports-collide/

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  90. History. I didn't list "history" among my interests until my wife pointed out to me that I had taught a middle-school class about the Cold War era [primarily by showing them "Dr. Strangelove" ("This is what we feared") and "2001" ("This is what we hoped for")], had written a series of alternate-history stories, was always surprising people with tidbits of historical trivia....

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  91. Here's mine...and what a great idea!

    http://serialdistractions.com/2011/09/13/my-name-is-shedrick-and-i-am-a-geek/

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  92. Here is my entry, documenting my life from geeky kid to a PhD in computational chemistry.

    http://doctorether.posterous.com/speak-out-with-your-geek-out-from-wildest-her

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  93. Here's my entry, enthusing about different fantasy worlds I love, for my (not all geeky) friends and family

    www.harlandski.com

    http://sites.google.com/site/harlandski/start/fantasy-worlds

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  94. New post: Twitter Roundup - My Favorite Tweets From Speak Out With Your Geek Out Day 1 aboutesophia.com/?p=881

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  95. Tweeted the following (twitter name Ericetera). I expect I'll do more of these, I don't really have a public blog.

    I'm a comics geek and proud of it. Example: I own every issue of Hellblazer since it started in 1988, now up to 282 issues. #speakgeek

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  96. Here's my first contribution: 12 Things That Didn't Exist in the Days of 9/11

    http://bit.ly/n9KhRv

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  97. My second SOWYGO blog: Gimme That Ol' Time Geekery is now up - http://www.jesshartley.com

    Yesterday's blog: Foodery is still up on the site too.

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  98. here is my post for your awesome cause: http://lesliannewilder.blogspot.com/2011/09/speak-out-with-your-geek-out.html

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  99. Second contribution to the Cause - "Speak Out with your Geek Out: Rambling Thoughts on Geeks, the Mystic Tradition and the FDA."

    http://texaszombie.com/speakoutwithyourgeekouttradition.html

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  100. My first contribution: http://blackhatmatt.blogspot.com/2011/09/speakin-out-with-my-geekin-out-part-1.html

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  101. My first two contributions:

    http://www.eggbox.org.uk/article/speak_out_with_your_geek_out_-_user_experience_design/

    http://www.eggbox.org.uk/article/speak_out_with_your_geek_out_-_larp/

    I'm planning to put a bunch more out over the week.

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  102. http://silverwitch.posterous.com/speak-out-with-your-geek-out

    There will be more. :-) Turns out I'm far more of a geek than I thought!

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  103. Day 2: D&D
    http://rebelsheart.dreamwidth.org/1427536.html

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  104. Today's entry on Buffy the Vampire Slayer: http://bit.ly/rickpI

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  105. Here you go, a geek timeline. :)

    http://thefatearchives.blogspot.com/

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  106. Episode #30 of A Couple of Geeks is dedicated to Speak Out With Your Geek Out! Thanks so much to our fellow participants who contributed to this podcast: http://www.geekshow.us/content/podcasts/acog/couple-of-geeks-30/

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  107. Three contributions and counting:

    How Dungeons & Dragons got its bad rap: http://www.examiner.com/rpg-in-national/speak-out-with-your-geek-out-the-truth-behind-james-dallas-egbert-s-disappearan

    The serious business of gaming: http://www.examiner.com/rpg-in-national/speak-out-with-your-geek-out-the-serious-business-of-gaming

    My gaming history from Red Box to Third Edition: http://www.examiner.com/rpg-in-national/speak-out-with-your-geek-out-my-gaming-history-from-red-box-to-third-edition

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  108. Here is mine, for what it's worth:

    http://artifex-dnd.tumblr.com/post/10185022227/speak-out-with-your-geek-out

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  109. Here's my post on watching MST3K with my dad and how they helped me become the geek I am today:

    http://herdingcats1.blogspot.com/2011/09/speak-out-with-your-geek-out-on.html

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  110. In my formal position as the games blogger for Library Journal, I put up this post today: "Do You Speak Geek?" In combination with OCLC's "Geek the Library" initiative, I honestly believe this should be a no-brainer for librarians to embrace, and to share with their community.

    http://blog.libraryjournal.com/gamesgamersgaming/2011/09/13/do-you-speak-geek/

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  111. Here's my blog post: http://amandasdailygrind.wordpress.com/2011/09/14/speaking-out-with-my-geek-out/

    Can't guarantee I won't write another one. Now to go back and read some posts from my fellow geeks!

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  112. My geek hobby? Take a look!

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZgmZtkg_o8A&feature=share

    In my free time I make anime cosplay and dance to pop music in front of other anime fans. I role play, write fan fiction, run fan fiction contests at anime conventions, play video games, read comic books, and watch anime. I like being a geek, because being a geek finally made me feel good about being me. And next year, I'm going be marry my wonderful geeky fiance who not only brought my inner geek out, but helped me accept myself. Being a geek not only made me comfortable with myself, but gave me a place in the world that I was happy with. And I am happy with my life.
    I also had wonderful geek role models. My mother showed me Star Trek and always had Science Fiction novels around. My aunt who passed almost a year ago collected Barbie dolls and went to Sci-fi conventions. They were always strong women who didn't care what other people thought, they just loved themselves. And I have been blessed to have them as role models in my life.

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  113. The second of five planned Geek-outs...
    http://simp.ly/publish/nlZ5ZH

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  114. Stepping out and doing green geeky things:

    http://behindthemantle.blogspot.com/2011/09/its-growing-on-me.html

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  115. I've blogged again at www.harlandski.com

    https://sites.google.com/site/harlandski/start/d-d

    This time about D&D, which is a big coming out for some of my readers.

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  116. I've joined the party too!
    Here's my contribution.
    http://corone.livejournal.com/177188.html

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  117. Added mine to the mix:

    http://www.tinkerx.com/2011/09/14/geek-out-the-last-pockets-of-geek/

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  118. My blog post just went up: http://gweberblog.wordpress.com/2011/09/14/hobbies/

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  119. My post on how my parents influenced my current geekishness:

    http://itsgeektime.com/columns/cognitive-geekery/319-from-geekling-to-professional-geek

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  120. I denied my geek for a long time. Embrace your geek. http://crossing-the-bar.blogspot.com/2011/09/this-is-speakout-with-your-geekout-week.html

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  121. Our poor neglected blog is at least in part about this subject: http://www.comingoutofthebasement.com/?p=807

    Plan to write a more substantial post later this week. ^_^

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  123. New one!
    Blog Post: 12 Things To Get This Geek Girl Out Of A Funk #speakgeek http://wp.me/p1ytnK-eb

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  124. My third (of five) SOWYGO post is up, focusing on Music Geekery and featuring a contribution by my Dad and links to my earlier offerings on Food and History Geekery: http://www.jesshartley.com

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  125. Day 3 - http://www.blipfoto.com/entry/1404907
    Not exactly that geeky but it certainly feels it at times given the reception I get.

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  126. Here's my contribution:
    http://daveandcorrinahale.blogspot.com/2011/09/speak-out-with-your-geek-out.html

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  127. My idea of a rockin' Friday night is drinking coffee while coding in Flash or painting with my Wacom tablet and listening to Radiolab or some other educational podcast. Don't tell me I should be out having fun. This IS fun!

    I'm currently teaching myself German while creating web-based interactive lessons on it, creating a genealogical web site of my family (including photo albums), and replaying Oblivion.

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  128. Here's mine:

    http://niurarebooks.blogspot.com/2011/09/confessions-of-thoroughly-geeky-curator.html

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  129. I listed a few of my geeks (I'll be thinking, "How could I have forgotten about THAT" for the rest of the week at least) and talked a bit about callings vs. hobbies:

    www.deannaknippliing.com

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  130. Here's my contribution: http://letterstoayounglibrarian.blogspot.com/2011/09/speak-out-with-your-geek-out-library.html

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  131. Magic the Gathering, I think, is the way in which I'm most conventionally geeky.

    Guitar geekery is my big passionate thing - specifically pedals. Obscure, ultra noisy, boutique and home-brewed pedals and unconventional noise makers fill a very special cockle of my heart. My collection is massive, I can (and will) pontificate on it at the drop of a hat. It's the best.

    I'm also a podcast nerd. The medium fascinates me, the shows fascinate me and personalities that succeed fascinate me. Listen to more podcasts! toogentlemen.blogspot.com

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  132. I will be posting my Geek Out as my "A Better Game" article in tomorrow's DriveThruRPG Newsletter. As well, I constantly Geek Out on my Google+ stream, as many of you know. ;-)

    - Sean Patrick Fannon

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  133. #3, on Buffy & Ringer
    http://cosettefromjupiter.blogspot.com/2011/09/speak-geek-3-that-bridget-is-ringer-for.html

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  134. Third contribution to the Cause - "Speak Out with your Geek Out: Role Playing Games, World of Warcraft, and the Care and Feeding of Souls".

    http://texaszombie.com/speakoutwithyourgeekoutwarcraft.html

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  135. It's the era of the geek. My cohorts and I started a podcast by and for Geek Girls. This was our very first discussion topic a few weeks back.

    http://geekgirlcraftspodcast.blogspot.com/2011/08/pilot-episode-1-geek-by-any-other.html

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  136. My first contribution is up on the Cinerati blog. It's about going out and gaming in public. It can be found here:

    http://cinerati.blogspot.com/2011/09/go-out-and-game-out.html

    thanks for the great message!

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  137. The RPG Examiner explains how Live Action Role-Playing games (LARPs) are viewed by the general public and their application in the business world.

    http://www.examiner.com/rpg-in-national/speak-out-with-your-geek-out-live-action-role-playing-the-business-world

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  138. My contribution.. a treatise on comics and how they are teh awesomes!

    http://doctormono.blogspot.com/2011/09/this-week-operation-speak-out-with-your.html

    Thanks for creating this!

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  139. Here I am! http://alanajoli.livejournal.com/156944.html

    Also, my buddy Max Gladstone posted here:
    http://www.maxgladstone.com/2011/09/speak-out-with-your-geek-out-finishing-your-work/

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  140. Speaking Geek! I am an admin for the Save Stargate Universe Facebook site- www.facebook.com/SaveSGU. I am more than proud to be a geek and a nerd! Here is my stand for what I love- http://veronascastle.blogspot.com/2011/09/speak-geek.html.

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  141. My geeky obsession is visual kei, a Japanese music style. You can read all about it here: http://sbeec.livejournal.com/719.html

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  142. My post is on my Lego Photography http://www.shaunakosoris.com/2011/09/15/speak-out-with-your-geek-out-lego-photography/. If I have time I'll write about something else, too! :)

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  143. For Day 3, my Daughter-in-Law guides us to her passion for pedi's.

    Geeky Toes?

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  144. Fourth Contribution to the Cause - "Speak Out with your Geek Out: Bagpipe Anarchy"

    http://texaszombie.com/speakoutwithyourgeekoutbagpipes.html

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  145. Here's my Geek Post:
    http://withdrawmyself.blogspot.com/2011/09/geek-and-proud.html
    I'm a bit of a scatter-gun geek with many obsessions :-D

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  146. http://noonecanhelpme.wordpress.com/2011/09/14/food-for-thought-speak-geek

    Here's one about me and my obsession with cafes. ^^

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  147. Day 4 - http://www.blipfoto.com/entry/1406175

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  148. My latest speak out, this time on my job (and so how I am teh zupa nerd!)

    http://doctorether.posterous.com/speak-out-with-your-geek-out-from-country-kid

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  149. And here you are, some of my feelings on what makes me a movie geek:

    I'm Ready For Your Closeup


    Enjoy!

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  150. My blog post for Speak Out with your Geek Out! http://eloythesaint.com/2011/09/15/geeking-and-speaking/

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  151. Demolishing stereotypes? How about a homeschooling preacher's wife speaking out about her love for RPGs? That'd be me! http://www.homeschoolreviewsandmore.com/2011/09/speak-out-with-your-geek-out-role.html

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  152. Alice Quinn of TdotComics speaks out about her difficulties growing up feeling misunderstood, & her journey to accepting herself as a Geek.

    http://www.tdotcomics.ca/speak-out-with-your-geek-out/

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  153. #4 is on Second Life
    http://cosettefromjupiter.blogspot.com/2011/09/speak-geek-4-second-life.html

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  154. Things I Loved This Week - Geekin Out blogs, Sith Princesses, and knit eggs #speakgeek http://wp.me/p1ytnK-eg

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  155. Here's my contribution about being a geeky librarian.
    http://cathylibrary.com/2011/250/

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  156. I love this! How about a post from a geeky momma, raising some geeky children? :) http://www.wonderfullychaotic.com/2011/09/speak-out-with-your-geek-out.html

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  157. Didn't really know what to write about, but managed something generic, at least: http://www.unwesen.de/2011/09/15/speak-out-with-your-geek-out/

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  158. I geeked out about my love affair with books: http://www.ickletayto.com/

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  159. I've done two posts so far, one on costuming and one on writing geek:

    http://reimaginedreality.com/2011/09/15/speak-out-with-my-geek-out-1-costume-photography/

    http://wisdomlivesinsilence.wordpress.com/2011/09/15/speak-out-with-your-geek-out-fantasy-writing-like-bowties-is-cool/

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  160. I think Speak Out With Your Geek Out was a great idea. :-)

    Here's mine.

    http://lessonsfrommemory.blogspot.com/2011/09/speak-out-with-your-geek-out.html

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  161. Here's mine:

    http://anaka.livejournal.com/392872.html

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  162. Here's mine:

    http://marysisson.squarespace.com/blog/2011/9/15/speak-out-with-your-geek-out-or-in-defense-of-science-fictio.html

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  163. My post here. About loving computers, technology, Batman, and PUNK ROCK.

    http://geekolite.com/2011/09/15/speak-out-with-your-geek-out-mass-nerder/

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  164. I posted about e-sports, which is something I'm really interested in:

    http://www.chickensinenvelopes.net/2011/09/e-sport/

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  165. This is up at my LJ page (the Blogger page is a bit more oriented towards science and science policy commentary), but it explains a lot about SF and how it (positively) warped my personality:

    http://the-archfiend.livejournal.com/152933.html

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  166. Thomas Baptiste "Tom" Morello is a Grammy Award-winning American guitarist best known for his tenure with the bands Rage Against the Machine, and Audioslave, The Nightwatchman...and he's also a Dungeon Master.

    http://www.examiner.com/rpg-in-national/famous-gamers-tom-morello

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  167. On respecting other geeks:
    http://rebelsheart.dreamwidth.org/1428500.html

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  168. https://plus.google.com/114145572988537752070/posts/5HJ4Tb8ZUyC

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  169. I've got two posts up already about my geeky life as it is today, and the road I had to take to get there. I should have another post up tomorrow about my favorite geeky hobby, tabletop roleplaying games!

    http://rblemoyne.blogspot.com/

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  171. I didn't think I had anything to contribute to the "Speak Out with Your Geek Out" event. Then I proved myself wrong:

    http://www.thesecretdm.com

    That was a lot of fun -- and thanks for the opportunity!

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  172. MOM! Phineas and Ferb are making a Speak Out with Your Geek Out post! (With help from me.)

    http://mostlysugar.blogspot.com/2011/09/two-guys-girl-and-platypus.html

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  173. I'm (very sadly) super late to the party, but here's my geek-tastic vlog! http://youtu.be/MBbE4VF2JYE

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  174. here's mine! In Danish (I thought someone should spread the word in other languages too), but it is about my love for creating imaginary worlds:

    http://nubliverdetvildt.blogspot.com/2011/09/at-skabe-nye-verdener.html#more

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  175. Here's a blog post about how the incidental music of Doctor Who (1980 - 1989) opened my ears to electronic music:

    http://tooncryforhelp.blogspot.com/2011/09/like-robot-farting.html

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  176. Books with pictures in them - my last post for SOWYGO about comics and picture books.
    Until next year, then...so many geeky things left to write about.

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  178. Here's mine at (semi) Intellectual Blathering (Speak out with your Geek Out Week), a general argument for geek unity and a discussion of all the varied things I geek out about.

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  179. And my last post for the week, where I give my feelings on what it means to be "geek":

    It Ain't Easy Being Geek

    Enjoy

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  180. And another one, about cooking:

    http://blackhatmatt.blogspot.com/2011/09/speakin-out-with-my-geekin-out-part-2.html

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  181. I've written my post about my geekness...

    http://temmogen.livejournal.com/

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  182. Today's my final (of 5) Speak Out With Your Geek Out post, on Making Geeks!
    http://www.jesshartley.com

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  183. Here is my love letter to geekery: http://onapalestar.wordpress.com/2011/09/16/speak-out-with-your-geek-out/

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  184. I've been very lax on posting these here, but here's part 2 in my planned series. This one is on why I love Dragon Age so much.

    http://itsadrizzit.wordpress.com/2011/09/14/speak-out-with-your-geek-out-part-2-lets-talk-dragon-age/

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  185. Keep Calm and Colour In: Discover the joy of patterns and why you should never grow out of your pencil box. http://bit.ly/qkRIi9

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  186. New post: Event Wrap Up - Of Geeks and Ducks, Speak Out With Your Geek Out http://www.teenydinosaurs.com

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  187. Speaking Out with my Geek Out: the Retrogame Awesomeness of Super Star Trek

    http://galaxyalex.com/?p=119

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  188. because I forgot to specify the post. Folks could run into stuff that isn't Geek related.

    http://temmogen.livejournal.com/24284.html

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  189. My contribution: http://www.facebook.com/note.php?note_id=10150319002764182

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