It’s not enough that these sluts are taking all the attention by pretending to be geeks, but they’re to boot. Apparently the fact that they don’t measure up in the “real world”, they have to go after the less-discerning nerdboys because, hey, it’s not like nerd boys are gonna know any better right? They are, as he so cleverly lablels them “6 of 9’s” because…
well, to quote Peacock again: They have a superpower: In the real world, they’re beauty-obsessed, frustrated wannabe models who can’t get work.
The latest go-round of pearl-clutching, beard stroking and deep-seated harumphing was kicked off when Joe Peacock – self-appointed gatekeeper of all things geek – took up arms against this supposed pox upon the community with an article on entitled Booth Babes Need Not Apply, complaining that San Diego Comic-Con- amongst other offenders – was “populated with “hot chicks” wearing skimpy outfits simply to get a bunch of gawking geeks’ heads to turn, just to satisfy their hollow egos.” Now while I’m willing to believe that Peacock’s heart is in the right place, the execution leaves a to be desired. As geek culture has been growing in influence and cultural significance, more people have taken notice of us.This, in turn means that more people are willing to market to geeks…Oh those tempestuous harlots and their wicked ways!
Of course, not content to stick to mere denigrating women for their wanton displays of girlflesh, leaving men powerless as their involuntary erections sap all blood from their brains, he decided to kick it up to the next level.
They decide to put on a “hot” costume, parade around a group of boys notorious for being outcasts that don’t get attention from girls, and feel like a celebrity.