My Sexy Quirky Love

Avatar Author: Pyropunk 51 (PPP LoA) Programmer by day, weird ideas haver by night. Official member of the League of Awesomeness. I will henceforth go by the self chosen title: The Purveyor of Pyromaniac Prowess. Long live the League! READ, REPLY, FICL... Read Bio

The first “date” was more one of convenience than a real date. Galina and Richard had both been programming late and ended up sharing a pizza, cola and their likes and dislikes.

Today the database just did not want to perform and both had been optimizing queries until their eyes burned. Galina suggested take-out.

“Ugh, why don’t we go to Little Italy down the road?” he countered. “At least we’ll get away from this madhouse!”

A little while later, in a cramped booth, they huddled over their pizza while the wax encrusted candle flickered shadows on their flushed faces.

A cellphone started chirping and Richard angrily picked it up. “Sorry” he shrugged at Galina and after a short conversation put the phone down. “Damn, I have to fix this!” He pulled out his laptop, logged in and stared at the query. Galina squeezed in beside him and after a while exclaimed “There’s your problem! Your join is wrong.”

Richard, turned and with the most deadpan face and said “Inner joins are for the third date, not the second.”

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  1. Avatar S. Zee

    Ha! The ending was the clincher, I actually laughed out loud. Very geeky, adorable, and well-written.

  2. Avatar Nancy

    Geek love is the best love… thanks for doing the challenge!

  3. Avatar blusparrow (LoA)

    hahaha. this is so funny.

  4. Avatar Elisabeth L. Davis(LoA)

    The problem? Me and my bf are this nerdy.

  5. Amj Lone Writer

    I agree with Bartimaeus.

  6. Avatar .:Band Baby:.

    haha. ilovethis!!! and, im getting thid nerdy thanks to adv schooling =P

  7. Avatar April Raines

    The ending made me chuckle. Nice portrayal of a socially adept computer geek. :)

  8. Avatar Pyropunk 51 (PPP LoA)

    thank you, Nancy!

  9. Avatar ElshaHawk (LoA)

    I guess i’m not that geeky, whew! lol, jk. I didn’t get all the references but that’s okay, i don’t want to know. What I get is the point, the last line was very “Big Bang Theory”-ish. He’s either a socially adept geek or she is one easy-going and friendly brainiac!

  10. Avatar Mighty-Joe Young (A.K.A Strong Coffee)(LoA)

    wow……just wow.

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