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Old January 7 2009, 02:54 PM   #1
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Showing my inner nerd

Star Wars fans, ever do this:

enter or exit a store or facility with automatic sliding doors and as you approach, sort of wave your hand in that slick jedi fashion as if using your will to open the doors?
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Old January 7 2009, 03:22 PM   #2
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Re: Showing my inner nerd

I've been known to do this sometimes, but usually to amuse my friends and/or puzzle unsuspecting witnesses.
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Old January 7 2009, 04:57 PM   #3
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I usually scream and roll into a ball muttering "Foul witchcraft" over and over.
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Old January 7 2009, 05:16 PM   #4
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Re: Showing my inner nerd

Yes, I have, actually. Enough that people with me have commented on it.

Of course, I didn't start until after Episode II, when we got to see the proper Jedi hand motion for door-opening. I wouldn't have wanted to get it wrong.
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Old January 7 2009, 05:19 PM   #5
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no one wants to see my inner nerd?

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Old January 7 2009, 06:25 PM   #6
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I used to always do the hand-wave, though very subtly. Not so much in the past year or two though.
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Old January 7 2009, 06:29 PM   #7
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Re: Showing my inner nerd

R’cher wrote: View Post
Star Wars fans, ever do this:

enter or exit a store or facility with automatic sliding doors and as you approach, sort of wave your hand in that slick jedi fashion as if using your will to open the doors?
I was doing this long before anybody ever heard of Jedi Knights.
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Old January 7 2009, 06:52 PM   #8
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It's more fun to do it Magneto-style, I'd imagine.
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Old January 7 2009, 06:53 PM   #9
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Please, that's nothing. Sometimes when I head off somewhere in my car, I'll do Picard's "Engage" move with my fingers. lol
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Old January 7 2009, 06:54 PM   #10
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I usually end up almost walking right into it...
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Old January 7 2009, 09:15 PM   #11
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I've been known to walk into an elevator and say "Bridge" when the doors close...
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Old January 7 2009, 09:53 PM   #12
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R’cher wrote: View Post
Star Wars fans, ever do this:

enter or exit a store or facility with automatic sliding doors and as you approach, sort of wave your hand in that slick jedi fashion as if using your will to open the doors?
Yes.
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Old January 7 2009, 10:00 PM   #13
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Re: Showing my inner nerd

I've lost track of the number of times I've stuck a gizmo against my brother's neck and made a hissing sound.

Car charger plugs work best for this....
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Old January 7 2009, 10:11 PM   #14
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yes. and when pulling the back door shut at work, i make a kind of pulling gesture to 'ensure' it swings shut behind me...
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Old January 8 2009, 12:23 AM   #15
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Klaus wrote: View Post
I've been known to walk into an elevator and say "Bridge" when the doors close...
I do this also, "deck 3" for the third floor ect. I always grab the railing first like in TOS.
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