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September 25, 2007

WSU Nerds Plan To Auction Themselves to Women

No, not the football team, the largest computer club at Washington State University plans to hold an auction, trading their computer skills for a makeover and hopefully a date.

Is this a cash transaction or not?

"You can buy a nerd and he'll fix your computer, help you with stats homework, or if you're really adventurous, take you to dinner!" Ben Ford, president of the Linux Users Group, said on its Web site recently.

What kind of woman wouldn't go for that offer?

A pretty one, that's what kind.

A public relations class observed the interactions of the members of the group that focuses on the use of the Linux operating system, and decided they "needed to market themselves better".

This is what consultants do. They take your money and tell you what you already know.

The idea started as part of an effort to recruit more women into computer science programs. That and to see boobies I'll wager.

Ford claimed the idea for the auction came to him while he was in the shower.

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I'm just repeating what I read, that's all.


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