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Pure Nerd

Cy Guy (56083) writes | more than 7 years ago

User Journal 7

Pure Nerd

82 % Nerd, 47% Geek, 43% Dork

For The Record:

A Nerd is someone who is passionate about learning/being smart/academia.

A Geek is someone who is passionate about some particular area or subject, often an obscure or difficult one.

A Dork is someone who has difficulty with common social expectations/interactions.

            Pure Nerd

            82 % Nerd, 47% Geek, 43% Dork

            For The Record:

A Nerd is someone who is passionate about learning/being smart/academia.

A Geek is someone who is passionate about some particular area or subject, often an obscure or difficult one.

A Dork is someone who has difficulty with common social expectations/interactions.

You scored better than half in Nerd, earning you the title of: Pure Nerd.

The times, they are a-changing. It used to be that being exceptionally smart led to being unpopular, which would ultimately lead to picking up all of the traits and tendences associated with the "dork." No-longer. Being smart isn't as socially crippling as it once was, and even more so as you get older: eventually being a Pure Nerd will likely be replaced with the following label: Purely Successful.

Congratulations!

Thanks Again! -- THE NERD? GEEK? OR DORK? TEST

      My test tracked 3 variables How you compared to other people your age and gender:

You scored higher than 99% on nerdiness You scored higher than 99% on geekosity You scored higher than 99% on dork points

Link: The Nerd? Geek? or Dork? Test written by donathos on OkCupid, home of the 32-Type Dating Test

7 comments

Modern, Cool Nerd (1)

sielwolf (246764) | more than 7 years ago | (#16160565)

For The Record:

A Nerd is someone who is passionate about learning/being smart/academia.
A Geek is someone who is passionate about some particular area or subject, often an obscure or difficult one.
A Dork is someone who has difficulty with common social expectations/interactions.
You scored better than half in Nerd and Geek, earning you the title of: Modern, Cool Nerd.

Nerds didn't use to be cool, but in the 90's that all changed. It used to be that, if you were a computer expert, you had to wear plaid or a pocket protector or suspenders or something that announced to the world that you couldn't quite fit in. Not anymore. Now, the intelligent and geeky have eked out for themselves a modicum of respect at the very least, and "geek is chic." The Modern, Cool Nerd is intelligent, knowledgable and always the person to call in a crisis (needing computer advice/an arcane bit of trivia knowledge). They are the one you want as your lifeline in Who Wants to Be a Millionaire (or the one up there, winning the million bucks)!

Congratulations! [okcupid.com]

Re:Modern, Cool Nerd (1)

subgeek (263292) | more than 7 years ago | (#16161754)

i scored similarly.

Modern, Cool Nerd
65 % Nerd, 78% Geek, 17% Dork

however:

You scored higher than 99% on nerdiness
You scored higher than 99% on geekosity
You scored higher than 99% on dork points

Re:Modern, Cool Nerd (1)

sielwolf (246764) | more than 7 years ago | (#16161944)

Go US!!! *high-fives* :D

Dang, I didn't keep the percentages. Hmm, I'm starting to wonder if those numbers are faked. How can someone score as 17% dork but then score higher than 99% on dork points? Wha???

That picture is comedy tho. Shouldn't it be some real cool nerd guy, tho? Like House or John Zorn?

Nerdier than thou (1)

turg (19864) | more than 7 years ago | (#16161097)

86% Nerd
13% Geek
21% Dork

Re:Nerdier than thou (1)

nizo (81281) | more than 7 years ago | (#16162952)

Mine:
73 % Nerd, 30% Geek, 34% Dork


Damn you are nerdy :-D


Oh and you get fines for library books even though you live across from the library right? I laugh every time I see that sig (stoolpigeon's I think) :-)

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