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a carnival performer who does disgusting acts

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Paul Phelps, franchise owner of Geeks On Call of Hampton Roads, Virginia, was a key participant in the Successful Owners Panel.
Geeks have risen from a lab rat image to corporate leaders.
Which is why E4's new show called Geeks seems to be clinging to an outdated idea - geeks and 'ordinary' people as separate and distinct species.
com/) Skip Ender's Game " website, Geeks Out states, "Skip Ender's Game is a call to action.
Fifty-one percent of Americans now consider geeks professionally successful, up from 31 percent a year ago, Modis' annual "Geek Pride" survey found.
To celebrate, budget accommodation specialists HostelBookers have created a Geek Travel Map, using 15 travel tips from the world's best-loved professional geeks.
Luckily for the Cardiff Girl Geeks, they've launched their computer group while the geek is still enjoying something of a moment.
In a 2007 interview on The Colbert Report, author Richard Clarke said the difference between nerds and geeks is "geeks get it done.
Also, Fox's Alienate People co-star Simon Pegg feels she is the Queen of the geeks.
Becca decides they need to seek out more of their kind, so they start the Queen Geek Social Club.
Van Nuys residents David Daskal and Aubrey Seibert may be considered weak geeks - having lost out to fitter contestants on a recent ``Fear Factor'' episode.
the people with home networks were either geeks or friends of geeks, and 83% [either] installed it by themselves or [had it installed] by their friends," says Golvin.
Leading Geeks provides beleaguered managers, who wonder why their standard management techniques do not work on these 'knowledge workers', with both insight into the psyche and a new range of techniques to cope with this apparently alien group of (largely) software developers.
None of the geeks are yet household names, though some are likely to be in time, while the geezer list has many prominent names in industry and the arts -- architect Frank Gehry, newsman Mike Wallace, former basketball coach John Wooden, stockbroker Muriel Siebert.