Geeks guide dating pdf
You’re hooked on Elder Scrolls and Metal Gear but now you’ve discovered an even bigger obsession: the new girl who just moved in down the hall. Take some tips from Eric Smith in The Geek’s Guide to Dating. I'll just put it nice and simple: NOT ALL GEEKS ARE GUYS!This hilarious primer leads geeks of all ages through the perils and pitfalls of meeting women, going on dates, getting serious, breaking up, and establishing a successful lifelong relationship (hint: it’s time to invest in new bedsheets). Added on December 11, 2013: Given that this short little review continues to get likes and comments, I thought I should comment further as to why I originally posted it.The book's description is clearly for the male geek only, and this all to common focus just brought up so many connections to how my geekiness is not relevant simply due to my gender.If I mention I read comics, the assumption is usually that it's either Wonder Woman or manga love stories.Moreover, even if the book focused on the guy's point of view, the book description makes clear that this is about dating a non-geek. My feminine sensibilities do not make me immediately adverse to Star Wars bedsheets.A guy going on and on about Metal Gear would drive me away, however. Frankly, the perils of inter-geek dating are far more interesting.If it is focused on just geek guys dating non-geeky women, just call it what it really is: A Geek Guy's Guide to Dating Non-Geek Girls.-- metageek 'an academic geek gal seeking actual, useful advice on dating while being geeky'The publisher sent me this book by accident--I was supposed to get another title--but it was really a delightful mistake. Even though I'm a geek, I'm not in the target demographic at all.
Fundamentally, the book's title is where my problems with it start.
Full of whimsical 8-bit illustrations, The Geek’s Guide to Dating will teach fanboys everywhere to love long and prosper. As of the time of this posting, I still have not read this book. I'll just put it nice and simple: NOT ALL GEEKS ARE GUYS!
I turned down the author's offer of an ARC due to having too many aggravating things going on in my life at t I will admit to having not read the book. Added on December 11, 2013: Given that this short little review continues to get likes and comments, I thought I should comment further as to why I originally posted it.
I really wish this book had existed in the late '90s. I often paused to read him funny excerpts as I went through.
So Eric Smith, if you find a way to rip a hole in time and space, please send this book to my 18-year-old self.
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