TEACHER: You know, the glow of your father’s wealth and celebrity may be enough to sustain you through high school, Mr. Echolls. But do you know what it will get get you in the real world?
LOGAN: Please say high school English teacher, please say high school English teacher.
MR. CARPENTER: Now, we’re gonna be going over a little bit of Shakespeare today.
Being a geek is all about your own personal level of enthusiasm, not how your level of enthusiasm measures up to others. If you like something so much that a casual mention of it makes your whole being light up like a halogen lamp, if hearing a stranger fondly mention your favorite book or game is instant grounds for friendship, if you have ever found yourself bouncing out of your chair because something you learned blew your mind so hard that you physically could not contain yourself — you are a geek
The Mary Sue defines what it means to be a geek — and I couldn’t have said it better myself.