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Highlights from the Geek Dictionary

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Welcome to the inaugural edition of “Highlights from the Geek Dictionary.”

Here we will let you know about some of the most interesting definitions being discussed on the Geek Dictionary. Whether you agree or disagree, feel free to go to the site and add your two cents!

Since some of you might be unaware of exactly what the Geek Dictionary is, the first definition we're going to highlight is the definition of “Geek Dictionary.”

Geek Dictionary -- A scary place where geeks intermingle with regular people. They argue about the mysterious underground language of geek terms.

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The next is a famous term that you hopefully never are told by a computer expert!

PEBKAC -- A humorous acronym used by IT professionals to describe computer problems related to user errors. Stands for: Problem Exists Between Keyboard And Chair.

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Finally, we’ll highlight a term we’ve never heard until today. Maybe you haven’t either.

Chicago Ted -- A fictional character from the Valve game Left 4 Dead that has gained cult status on the internet thanks to a single phrase written on the wall of one of the levels - "No zombie is safe from Chicago Ted"

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    Anonymous , 6 July 2009 23:43
    As the author of the Chicago Ted post, I feel that I must give credit to REC from the L4D Steam Forums who came up with the inspiring story. :) 
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    mi1ez , 7 July 2009 15:40
    At my work we don't use PEBKAC - we have the ID-TEN-T or ID10T...