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League of Extraordinary Blogger Asignement!

The League of Extraordinary Bloggers Week Asignement!
"Television executives have determined that you lead an amazing life and have pegged you as the next big reality TV star. What’s the name and the premise of your show?"

Name of the Show: "This Nerd Can Climb"
Her codename: Yelinna

This show is about a nerd. A peruvian nerdy girl with lame social skills, some nervious problems and some insane hobbies:
Like climbing 17000-18000 ft mountains (and taking some toys with her too!)

This is the top of Huayruropunco Mountain (5400 m.a.s.l.) in Perú.

She wants to be a mountain climber, but becomes frustrated and scared easily, specially because lack of proper climbing shoes. So she had to improvise... using her North Face trekking boots and a friend's 40 years old crampons (idea from Bruno).
That makes climbing a lot more difficult. It is not seen in the photo, but she was crying because of frustration, she was the slowest climber that day!

This one is Qampa Mountain. 5550 m.a.s.l. She could reach the top... crying.
(Photo credits: her boyfriend and professional mountain climber: Bruno)

Did we said she is a nerd? Well, not just a nerd, she is, in fact, a BIG CRAZY WEIRD NERD.

She is so nerdy that she can explain to you the basic concepts of Quantum Mechanics, Relativity Theory and why the Russell's Teapot was a great idea. She is so nerdy that one of her goals is to be like Ada Lovelace, thinks Nikola Tesla is the human version of Nintendo's Luigi, and made her own Michel Strogoff action figure.

Also she is learning Visual C++ by her own "just for fun". She made this Happy Balloons application, that is just a window displaying happy balloons, using only Win32 Api Calls.
Source code? Here :D (Example of How to Use the Apis BitBLT, SetDIBits and GetDIBits) Compiles with Visual C++ Express 2008 LOL!

Did we mention she speaks perfect spanish and engrish?

Things this nerd likes:
Franz Kafka, online documentals, Romantically Apocalyptic, Jesus and Mo, Jorge Luis Borges, rabbits, My Little Pony FIM, Jurassic Park action figures and candy.

In this Reality Show you will learn about lifestyle in Perú and why toys can make your life more enjoyable.
Have fun!

Other grear bloggers:
A funny one: Green Plastic Squirt Gun (I have older hardware than that!)
Dork Order Penny Picker: Lair of the Dork Horde
A Cafe with monsters: Monster Cafe Saltillo
Lights, Camera, Action! The Sexy Geek's House of Swag


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