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The sky above the port was the colour of television…

Posted in Uncategorized by Simon Bisson on August 22, 2005

…grey and foggy, with ships out on the bay.

But rather than describe a San Francisco morning,

Ultra-Elite Reader
You have a Geek Lore rating of 92%
A reader on the edge of forever.
Your knowledge of speculative literature is astonishing. It doesn’t
matter whether you’re actually well-read enough to know all the right
answers by heart, or just familiar enough with the field to weed out
the answers that couldn’t be right. Either way, we salute you.

My test tracked 1 variable How you compared to other people your age and gender:

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You scored higher than 0% on Geek Lore

Link: The SF/F Opening Lines Test written by winternight2 on Ok Cupid

(As pointed out by and )

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6 Responses to 'The sky above the port was the colour of television…'

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  1. ramtops said,

    your HTML is broke

  2. sbisson said,

    Fixed…

    Not sure what added the random non-breaking space in the middle of a URL…

  3. zotz said,

    75%, veteran reader, higher than 99%. I can live with that, I think.

  4. lpetrazickis said,

    Below-Average Reader You have a Geek Lore rating of 45% You seem to have read some fantasy and science fiction, but in all likelihood you don’t race off to conventions (for literary pursuits, at least) every year or use phrases like “Hot Jets!” in casual conversation. Okay, no nobody uses phrases like that in casual conversation. The point remains. My test tracked 1 variable How you compared to other people your age and gender:

    You scored higher than 0% on Geek Lore

    Link: The SF/F Opening Lines Test written by winternight2 on OkCupid Free Online Dating

    Well, I suck. Need to read some Moorcock and Delany. (No intention of reading any more Heinlein, Stephenson, Pohl, or Le Guin though. I don’t trust the circles in which Sterling is popular either.)

  5. the_gardener said,

    A pity that ultra elite readers look a bit like Peter Stringfellow…. 😉

  6. maetang said,

    I’m a Veteran Reader. That feels about right.


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