I found this pic on FaceBook, posted by Martin Ciupa.
Interesting, because “Geek” is the fist syllable of the word, so I followed the link to Urban Dictionary:

a geek punk is a new steriotypical genre, usually one who dosent want to be emo/goth or anything like that. they usually listen to any kind of rock music, nintendo t-shirts, have belt buckles in the shape of a vintage games console controller, and wear either baggy jeans, camo trousers or staright leg jeans.
they cant call me emo, cos im a geek punk

I don’t recognise myself.
But now I see there are a lot of more words with “geek” in it,

Geekotel, geekout, geek out, geek out with your meat out, geekozoid, geekpatrol, geek patrol, geek pie, Geek Pimp, Geekpin, geek pit, geekpoint, geek porn, Geekporn, geek pride, geekqual, geek queen, Geek Queers, Geekquel, geekquinox, geek quotes, Geek Ranch, geek rape, geek reckoning, Geekrection, geekret, Geek revenge, geek rich, Geek Rock, Geekrodite, geekromp, geekronicity, Geek Rule #627, geeks, geeksauce, Geek Seekr, geek session, Geeksexual, geek sheik, Geek Shiek, geekshit, Geek Show Podcast, geeks-in-law, Geek Skeet, Geek Slap, geek slut, Geeksmack, geeksmas, geeks me, geeksniff, geek-soldier, geekspank, geekspeak, geek speak, Geekspertise, geeksploit, geeksplosion, Geek Squad, geeksta, geekstar, geek star, geekster, geeksterbating, geekstick, geek stick, Geeksticles, geek stink breath, Geekstream, geekstress, geeksturbate, geeksturbation, Geeksumer, geeksweater, geeksy, geek sympathiser, geek syndicate, geektacular, GeekTard, Geektarded, geektastic, geektasticity, geek tax, Geek Teak, geek thing, Geek Tie, geektitude, Geektopia, geektosterone, geek treat, Geek Tree, geektwat, Geek Tweaker, geekument, Geekundated, Geek Up, Geek (Variant), Geekvice, geek-wad, GeekWad, Geekwall, Geekwank, geekward, geekwater, Geek Water, Geek weapon, geek whistle, geekwhore, geek wood, geek wound, geeky, geeky bastard, Geeky Bboy, geeky cute, geekyfantastic, geekyfun, Geeky Gangster, geeky!hot, Geekyleaks, geekyness, Geeky Punk Rocker, geeky weirdo, geekzoid.

I like “Geek Out“:

The act of engaging in intense and excited conversation over a highly technical topic or otherwise geeky subject. The term alludes to the intimacy of a makeout session, wherein the participants relish in one another’s expertise in the subject.
The two wanted to geekout when they realized they were both huge fans of battlestar galactica.

and GeekWall:

The invisible barrier that sets your geek side apart from your normal self, used to protect other people from seeing your geekiness. It’s the difference between talking about sex and talking about Star Wars.
Joe made sure his geekwall was set, and headed out to the party.

I also feel empathy with Geek Tax:

Geek Tax is the amazing waste of time that you must endure when crap stops working.
Today my internet stopped working. I’ve been troubleshooting various things for the past few hours, and I’m not sure I’ve accomplished anything. I think the problem is upstream from me, but I didn’t get to this conclusion before unplugging, uninstalling, restarting, cursing, for a few hours. I almost redesigned my network topology in the process. What a high Geek Tax!
Of course the next tax will surely be in the form of re-installing windows or something like that.

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