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Quiz: How Many Quotes Are In The Geekiest Poem Ever?

Updated on June 23, 2014

For Science. A Geek Quote Poem.

One day I decided to sit down and write a poem using only quotes from films, games, memes and books. Because of who I am, and the kind of quotes I love, they are almost entirely geeky.

I don't know if it's a good poem, although I'd like to think it's awesome. It was surprisingly hard to get the words to fit together, like a mismatched puzzle - but it is very geeky, and it is very full of quotes. Some are direct quotes, some are misquotes and some are just references. I'm sure that certain references will be extremely obvious, but others may be a bit trickier. I'm hoping you'll tell me how many you can spot - and suggest your own!

I live my life free of compromise

So I am wary of Google

Because its answers weigh less

Than its operating manual..

I find the world inconceivable

I aim to misbehave for science

And promote people to the level

Of their incompetence

Noah's ark is a problem.

The lies are inside my head

And I'm all out of gum

So bring out your dead

For science.

But Han shot first so the cube could live

Now when I offer cake

It is actually some sort of delicious biscuit

So please don't panic.

The world needs hope right now but

This city is afraid of me. I have seen its true face.

Gunpowder treason has been forgot

And fear is the little-death that condemns this place

It's dangerous out there, so

If I know kung-fu, I don't have to dodge bullets.

Watch how I soar, and step into the shadows

Without complaint or regrets.

For science.

There is no Earthly way of knowing

If the cake is truly inconceivable

Or if winter is really coming

Or where your towel is right now

It's dangerous to go alone!

Together we need to go deeper

We're going to need a bigger boat

And let the harvest hope for the reaper

Where the fear has gone there will be nothing

So we must put our differences behind us

Take up hokey religions and ancient weapons

Learn the air-speed velocity and use the force

For science.

Our existence deforms the universe

So one of us should say goodbye

And it shouldn't be me because

I am just too pretty to die

I will not go gently into that good night

It is pitch black and the road

Goes ever on and on, until i am out of sight

In a maze of twisty passages, all alike.

I must live long and prosper

And be a leaf on the wind, not be eaten by a grue

You may have killed my father

So don't go to sleep or the kittens will eat you

For science.

I curse your sudden

But inevitable betrayal

But you gained nothing

the princess is in another castle!

You have sent a machine

To do a human's job

In against a Sicilian

When death is on the line!

I have beaten your artificial intelligence

With real stupidity

Luckily on the subject of kneecaps

The Bible is somewhat fuzzy

I have owned all your bases

And in the darkness bound them

I really must apologise

For the inconvenience.

For science.

I said "I may be dead but I'm still pretty,

Which is more than I can say for you."

This has made a lot of people very angry

And has been widely regarded as a bad move

Most people want things like a candle-flame

But you don't have to be a gun

Although Vera is a hokey name

I'm never gonna give you up

My baggage doesn't try and kill me every five minutes

Although the pattering of hundreds of little feet

Still makes me nervous and

If your life had a face, I would punch it.

For science.

It is very cold in space, I fear

And my god, it's full of stars

I can see your house from up here

Just me and the world. And Mars.

The existence of life is

A highly overrated phenomenon.

For three years I had roses

And apologized to no one.

Practice the art of spannungsbogen

And arrive precisely when you mean to

Until you get to nine thousand and one.

Then divide by cheese error and reboot

For science.

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Comments: Improve on my rhyming or sing out your favourite quotes! - How did you do? How many did you spot?

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    • goldenrulecomics profile image


      5 years ago from New Jersey

      Looks like I batted above my average, as I got several guesses correct. Very fun -- thanks for doing!

    • LabKittyDesign profile image


      7 years ago

      Love you, Cat Mother.

    • FlynntheCat1 profile imageAUTHOR


      8 years ago

      @indigomoth: Mwahahah! Mine is an evil laugh!

    • indigomoth profile image


      8 years ago from New Zealand

      Curse your sudden but inevitable betrayal!!!

    • FlynntheCat1 profile imageAUTHOR


      8 years ago

      @The Afrikan: Mwahahaha.

      Thanks :D

    • The Afrikan profile image

      The Afrikan 

      8 years ago

      i clicked the link "this might help" and then...

      it was an interesting poem/quiz combo, so good work

    • FlynntheCat1 profile imageAUTHOR


      8 years ago

      @Kylyssa: *is vaguely creeped out then decides this is actually awesome*

    • FlynntheCat1 profile imageAUTHOR


      8 years ago

      @GetSillyProduct: Thank you!

    • FlynntheCat1 profile imageAUTHOR


      8 years ago

      @GetSillyProduct: Huh. Looks fine this end, sorry!

    • Kylyssa profile image

      Kylyssa Shay 

      8 years ago from Overlooking a meadow near Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA

      You could be my twin brother or sister.

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      8 years ago

      awesome poem by the way!

    • profile image


      8 years ago

      I'm trying to take the quiz, but only the bottom half (question 9 to finish) displays

    • CCGAL profile image


      8 years ago

      I did well spotting the memes and lines from things I knew, but there were a LOT of quotes from things of which I had no knowledge. I did, however, enjoy the poem even though I knew I didn't recognize many of the lines. Still, the ones I knew were a hoot to recognize! Good Job!!!

    • KarenHC profile image


      8 years ago from U.S.

      Well, I did a little better than just random guessing. But some of it was random guessing!

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      8 years ago

      Nothing doing. It is not my subject. Nice lens.

    • Bus Stop Toy Shop profile image

      Bus Stop Toy Shop 

      8 years ago

      Ooh - I've been badly out-geeked.

    • daoine lm profile image

      daoine lm 

      8 years ago

      Oh great: Youtube and Facebook. Bleaurrggh. You're a funny kitty, Flynno.


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