TRUE geeks leave the house once a week, if they can remember to
No, I'd say "true" geeks just do what they damn please. If it pleases me to spend a few days huddled in front of my computer, playing with the intricacies of a boot loader, than that's what I'll do. If I do go out, I have a reason: like watching an interesting electrical storm (once the computer equipment is secured, of course ;)), or going to get another load of instant food (so I'm not distracted from thinking about a problem once I get into it by hunger or cooking).
True geeks are purely creatures of intellect, living for the thrill of understanding and knowledge. We're not "antisocial, " we just don't see any point in talking to certain classes of people who are bound by the thrall of different pursuits (such as drugs, or "death sports," or other things which any monkey or small rodent could do with ease).
True geeks bear no ill will to anyone. Why? Simply because killing or hurting a sentient creature is so counter to what drives a geek (the quest for further knowledge). It's ok for a geek to say, "here, let me do this, it'll go faster," because they're not lieing -- it will go faster. Conversly, if you can do something better than a geek, and the geek needs to do that thing, except a polite knock. Geeks don't play political power/head games, they just want people in government who knows what's going on and can let them get on with living their lives
As for the dating bit, well... geeks are attracted to (and attractive to) intelligent women (for obvious reasons). Once you have chatted with, and gotten to know a girl, it's just a matter of waiting for natural attraction to kick in..
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