by veronicabelmont - 6/18/09 3:48 PM
In Reply to: well actually by nutjob
OK, I haven't been in the forum in a long time. But today I scooted over here to see the response about the 1000th episode, and came across this thread.
Besides some of the really mean things some of you have said about Natali, I take big exception to the statement that I'm not (or wasn't) a geek.
I got my job at CNET not just because I was an audio engineer, but because of my love for technology and gadgets. They wanted someone who fit into the environment, as well as being capable at their job. My entire life, I've loved computers, gadgets, internet culture (even as it was growing), science fiction and fantasy, and video games. Sure, maybe when I first started speaking on the show I wasn't very sure of myself (can you really blame me?) and maybe I wasn't up-to-date on all the latest news stories, but that certainly doesn't mean that I wasn't a geek.
You, sir, have probably given me the greatest offense possible. To question my geek cred, now or in the past, is unbelievably insulting to me. It's my lifestyle and something I've always been very passionate about, and if you couldn't pick that up in the years that I was on this show, then maybe you need your geek cred checked.
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