20 Tweets: Too Pretty to Geek?

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Magic Sensei @fivewithflores started quite the discussion when he linked to a CNN blog about women in geek culture–especially “non-geek,” attractive women at geek events. Magic culture is so inseparable from “geek culture”  that many Twitter wizards wanted to air their thoughts about the blog. While some debated the geek credentials of so called Booth Babes, others asked what “geek culture” even meant and whether it should have membership requirements. Can you claim geek status if you’ve seen a Spider Man movie but never read the comic? Can geek culture even be invaded? Should we care?

Let’s start with the response from one of the women mentioned in the article as an acceptable form of female geekdom: @feliciaday

[tweet https://twitter.com/feliciaday/status/228195664713105408]

[tweet https://twitter.com/TiredFairy/status/228204160028381184]

[tweet https://twitter.com/TiredFairy/status/228205454038282240]

[tweet https://twitter.com/wmap/status/228151369146707969]

[tweet https://twitter.com/wmap/status/228152233328508928]

[tweet https://twitter.com/fivewithflores/status/228161207398440960]

[tweet https://twitter.com/Top8Games/status/228164586522697728]

[tweet https://twitter.com/GriffnValentine/status/228160777180299264]

[tweet https://twitter.com/HobbesQ/status/228235576405524480]

[tweet https://twitter.com/erjhunter/status/228236753507610627]

[tweet https://twitter.com/JhoiraArtificer/status/228234294655590400]

[tweet https://twitter.com/Dr_Jeebus/status/228256421769252864]

[tweet https://twitter.com/cspranklerun/status/228237754209820672]

[tweet https://twitter.com/trulyaliem/status/228264058757980160]

[tweet https://twitter.com/maro254/status/228229418265477120]

[tweet https://twitter.com/CT37/status/228233112927236096]

[tweet https://twitter.com/ryanp84/status/228232292148068353]

[tweet https://twitter.com/Kerrydan/status/228240426769981440]

[tweet https://twitter.com/GriffnValentine/status/228160934324105219]

[tweet https://twitter.com/JayBoosh/status/228232017618280448]

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