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 for geek code
From The Jargon File (version 4.4.7, 29 Dec 2003) :

  geek code
   n.
  
      (also ?Code of the Geeks?). A set of codes commonly used in sig blocks to
      broadcast the interests, skills, and aspirations of the poster. Features a
      G at the left margin followed by numerous letter codes, often suffixed with
      plusses or minuses. Because many net users are involved in computer
      science, the most common prefix is ?GCS?. To see a copy of the current
      code, browse http://www.geekcode.com/. Here is a sample geek code (that of
      Robert Hayden, the code's inventor) from that page:
  
  
      -----BEGIN GEEK CODE BLOCK-----
      Version: 3.1
      GED/J d-- s:++>: a- C++(++++)$ ULUO++ P+>+++ L++ !E---- W+(---) N+++
      o+ K+++ w+(---) O- M+$>++ V-- PS++(+++)>$ PE++(+)>$ Y++ PGP++ t- 5+++
      X++ R+++>$ tv+ b+ DI+++ D+++ G+++++>$ e++$>++++ h r-- y+**
      ------END GEEK CODE BLOCK------
  
      The geek code originated in 1993; it was inspired (according to the
      inventor) by previous ?bear?, ?smurf? and ?twink?
      style-and-sexual-preference codes from lesbian and gay newsgroups. It has
      in turn spawned imitators; there is now even a ?Saturn geek code? for
      owners of the Saturn car. See also geek.
  

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