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Old February 26 2013, 04:13 AM   #55
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Re: Early Evidence That You Were A Nerd

I didn't read encyclopedias, my addiction was the big National Geographic Atlas of the World that my mum owned. I loved looking through that thing - I still love maps. My sister credits my first desire to move to Canada to the time when I read the population density statistics in the atlas

I grew up in a sci-fi household though, so that was normal for me. I remember trying to impress my dad with my reading and saying "I'm reading books by Harry Harrison, have you ever read any of his?" - his reply being "read him? I've met him."
Space is disease and danger wrapped in darkness and silence - Dr. McCoy

And he says that like it's a bad thing...
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