Embrace your Geekiness Day

By Kristen Hampton - bio l email

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - July 12th 2010 was more than just a Tuesday, it was National Embrace your Geekiness Day.

A day for geeks all around the country to behold the not-so-subtle personality traits that make them certifiable geeks.

We talked to our own web manager Rod Overton who calls him a geek. He uses strange computer lingo that might lull some to sleep. But other geeks like it.

We talked to a women who's job requires her to be a geek. Best Buy's "Geek Squad" are whizzes with anything electronic.

We also talked to a video game design group from Central Piedmont Community College. The guys recently won an national award for game design from the geek guru's at Microsoft.

Check out the story to see why geeks have it so good.

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