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Do you consider yourself a "nerd"?
hyjinx17 posted...I'm a geek.
There was actually a scientific study to determine what being a 'nerd' or 'geek' meant. Hyjinx's definitions were actually pretty close to aspects that were attributed to their respective classifications. The end result was that there is a spectrum with much overlap, the biggest difference between the two ends of the scale was that nerds tend to pursue academic, or at least practical (such as building PCs, writing), interests while geeks tend to stick to consuming pop culture.
The biggest area of overlap though was scifi, basically 100% of anyone who fell onto the scale enjoyed scifi.
It's a hard call for me, honestly I feel pretty middle of the road so I have to say that I am.
Every time I try to go where I really wanna be it's already where I am, 'cuz I'm already there
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Yes, I watch a crap ton of Doctor Who and Star Trek. I play almost any video game regardless of genre. So I can consider myself as a nerd?
Metroid fan all the way.
I had this ex gf who was really pissed off, because she said she was teased her whole life for being a nerd, and now it's "cool" and she absolutely hated it.
Girls don't want nerds, I agree, they want hipsters. Guys in skinny jeans and thick rimmed glasses who go to starbucks on their macbooks. They have an original NES with a Legend of Zelda cartridge sitting around their house on display for irony. No girl says "You have HOW many hours clocked in Skyrim? I want you inside me nao".
You can buy a $500 console and a $500 computer and have two crap machines, or you can spend $1000 building your own computer and have the best of both worlds.
I'm on the geek nerd spectrum, but I'm growing out of it. Now some of the geek nerd stuff I do are just what people consider hobbies.
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I don't dress it, I don't act it, and I don't really talk it unless you catch my talking heavy into FF or video games in general and maybe other tech stuff, movies, books and music. But I'm totally different than what I come off to be.
Last Platinum: Assassin's Creed: Revelations; Currently Playing: Final Fantasy XIII-2; In Queue: God of War II
No.. but I like video games as a hobby
Anyone who posts on GameFAQs is a nerd.
Rumble Roses. Someone enters the room.
Them: O_O Me: What?! I always play games without my pants on!- Inmate 922335
A cool guy called me a nerd once, so there's that.
This "geek culture" is cancerous.
We should take away their metal boxes!
Ha, I don't think so.
I'm not that good with computers, I'm fairly athletic and I practice in martial arts and fight competetively. I do play video games, but only for a short time and not every day. I'm popular enough, I mean, I'm not like teenage boy band popular, but I have my own share of fans. I'm also closely related to some famous people so I guess that helps.
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