This truck driver hauling a tractor-trailer load of computers stops for a
beer. As he approaches the bar he sees a big sign on the door saying "Nerds
Not Allowed - Enter At Your Own Risk!" He goes in and sits down. The
comes over to him, sniffs, says, "You smell kind of nerdy. What do you do
a living?" The truck driver says, "I drive a truck, and the smell is just
from the computers I am hauling." The bartender says, "Okay, truck drivers
are not nerds." and serves him a beer.
As he is sipping his beer, a skinny guy walks in with tape around his
glasses, a pocket protector with twelve kinds of pens and pencils, and a
at least a foot too long. The bartender, without saying a word, pulls out a
shotgun and blows the guy away. The truck driver said, totally shocked, "Why
did you do that?" The bartender said, "Not to worry, the nerds are
overpopulating Silicon Valley and are in season now. You don't even need a
The truck driver finishes his beer, gets back in his truck, and heads
back onto the freeway. Suddenly he veers to avoid an accident, and the
load shifts. The back door breaks open and computers spill out all over the
freeway. He jumps out and sees a crowd already forming, grabbing up the
computers. They are all engineers, accountants and programmers wearing the
nerdiest clothes he has ever seen.
He can't let them steal his whole load. So, remembering what happened in
bar, he pulls out his gun and starts blasting away, felling several of them
instantly. A highway patrol officer comes zooming up and jumps out of the
screaming at him to stop. The truck driver said, "What's wrong? I thought
nerds were in season."
"Well, sure," said the patrolman. "But you can't bait 'em."