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hazhap1 Las Vegas
01/20/13 4:36 am

lol @ Republicans and older people.

ineedaname
01/20/13 2:59 am

I really don't know, maybe i'm somewhere in the middle. I get perfect grades and wear glasses but, I hat studying and stuff so in the middle maybe haha

PartyFree Nowhere in Particular
01/20/13 1:37 am

My inner Grammar Nazi is screaming right about now.

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mpatt89 West Texas, Lubbock
01/20/13 1:19 am

...Also, what happened to the sub-requirements like, D&D junkie, fantasy/sci-fi reader, social outcast etc? (The answer is, that nerdiness has become a socially acceptable thing, and has been bastardized in order to conform to the whims of mainstream culture.)

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mpatt89 West Texas, Lubbock
01/20/13 1:17 am

I feel like a vast majority of America thinks that owning a PS3, XBOX, or an iPhone makes them a nerd. I think not. Technology proficiency in an increasingly technologically based society is not proof of nerdiness; one must be significantly more proficient in technology to make that claim...

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geoag02 Dallas, TX
01/20/13 12:57 am

You mean 1337 r0(k5s!

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praetorianus65
01/20/13 12:48 am

s0M3 P30pL3 Jus7 d0N'7 937 i7.

1337 rocks.

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geoag02 Dallas, TX
01/20/13 12:02 am

I will attempt to translate for those who do not speak l33t:

why yes. yes I am. thank you very much

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geoag02 Dallas, TX
01/19/13 11:53 pm

Well... I know about a dozen computer languages, can design digital circuitry, and am currently studying quantum physics for my latest IC project. That probably makes me a nerd doesn't it?

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praetorianus65
01/19/13 11:48 pm

Maybe I agrees ;)

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PartyFree Nowhere in Particular
01/19/13 11:48 pm

Except that computer obsession isn't really non-social anymore thanks to MMORPGs

PartyFree Nowhere in Particular
01/19/13 11:45 pm

We no speak l33t here.

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PartyFree Nowhere in Particular
01/19/13 11:44 pm

I just had a text conversation with a friend about subject-verb agreement, and it was not for a homework assignment. What do you think?

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praetorianus65
01/19/13 11:42 pm

To be a combination of Albert Einstein and Arnold Schwarzenegger is cool - unless you have Einstein's body and Schwarzenegger's brain ;)
This quip isn't mine but from a song of an Austrian rock band.
Fits here, though.

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Reneezii Exodus 20. 8 to 11
01/19/13 11:29 pm

I was too social and athletic in school to be a nerd.

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4boot LaTrineodeur, MN
01/19/13 11:21 pm

No, I'm probably too athletic to be a classic nerd, but I like lots of geeky stuff...and just love that great nerd show "The Big Bang Theory".

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TopsQueen Oregon Coast
01/19/13 11:13 pm

I am a grandma and a great grandma. When I was young A nerd was someone that was Square or not cool. I read. I do a lot of exercise but I rather read than exercise.

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timewarrior6
01/19/13 10:59 pm

Computer nerd tha enjoys good scifi, horror, fantasy fiction (board games, videogams, books movies tv). Not really a science or math nerd but more of computers and history. Love that stuff. I just don't like faux nerds (those that get into pop scifi just because its cool)

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zoisite In the Sailor Moon world
01/19/13 10:50 pm

Well, I play the piano, got a 33 on my ACT twice, and I memorized the periodic table and atomic numbers, so I guess so. By the way, my favorite elements are Holmium, Carbon, Arsenic, and Chlorine. :3

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deathvalley Chicago native
01/19/13 10:32 pm

Everyone's definition of a nerd is different.

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zourn Texas
01/19/13 9:38 pm

I was a Navy nuke. If you are familiar with them, then you know that's all that needs to be said.

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pokemonaudio Washington
01/19/13 9:31 pm

I got a pokemon tattoo when I was 17. Pokemon fan for life!

TopsQueen Oregon Coast
01/19/13 9:28 pm

Grandma and I'm a great grandma's I guess I'm a nerd I don't know. Even though I exerciser read there be reading.

grizzlii Middletown Ri
01/19/13 9:26 pm

There not more comfortable with who they are everyone calls them nerds

aria25
01/19/13 9:23 pm

The secret to being a hipster is denying you're a hipster.

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aria25
01/19/13 9:21 pm

Speak English

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mathmama
01/19/13 9:19 pm

And proud of it!

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eliseml14
01/19/13 9:10 pm

why y35. y35 ! 4m. 7h4nk y0u v3ry mu(h.

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snacks East Bumfart
01/19/13 9:07 pm

Dude...that makes you "King of All nerds"!

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idream
01/19/13 8:59 pm

Nerd. I generally prefer books to people. I pretty much always have.

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sydwel
01/19/13 8:47 pm

No... I've always gotten good grades without really trying.

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funkytowngirl Texas
01/19/13 8:46 pm

Teenagers? :)

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funkytowngirl Texas
01/19/13 8:46 pm

I'm a history nerd and I tell corny jokes :)

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brownskins786 Virginia
01/19/13 8:38 pm

I don't think I'm a nerd, just smart. I have a social life, I do sports, I have a girlfriend, but I'm also a straight-A student in nothing but AP classes. I'm really not trying to hype myself up here, though. Anyway, I feel like a lot of people-not all-who responded "yes" are thinking of hipsters...

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wears Tennessee
01/19/13 8:32 pm

Yep...and my daughters will verify.

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RJ1969 SoCal
01/19/13 8:29 pm

Not sure if that makes you a nerd. bit you are definitely the opposite of ADHD.

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RJ1969 SoCal
01/19/13 8:26 pm

a nerd isn't a dork isn't a geek isn't a spaz isn't a goon and isn't a dweeb

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pokemonaudio Washington
01/19/13 8:19 pm

Not exactly sure how to answer. I've been playing pokemon for 14 years and whenever someone gets a small fact wrong they get a 30 minute lecture. Tough call.

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chuqrs
01/19/13 8:15 pm

I agree there is def no way almost half the population is a nerd. I would like to know what other's definition of "nerd" are.

kitten2cat Unknown
01/19/13 7:49 pm

These results are inane. There's no way there is this many smart people. Most of you must be the foolish nerds with no social skills, instead of the highly intellectual nerds. Actually I guarantee the at least 2/3 of teens are not the smart nerds. Being a "nerd" is more of a fad for teenagers.

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mar45alex
01/19/13 7:36 pm

I wish! They seem to have the better paying jobs and are most comfortable with who they are!

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Darthdago333 Arizona
01/19/13 7:34 pm

A is nerd anyone who is Passionate about something so yes im a nerd comics and star trek rule

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adog
01/19/13 7:29 pm

I watch the US House on CSPAN so yea

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supereliguy Andromeda
01/19/13 7:28 pm

People have a convoluted definition of nerd, any many claim to be, but are not nerds. When did it become so popular to refer to oneself as a nerd?

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sarahrep
01/19/13 7:25 pm

"Bears, Beets, Battlestar Galactica."

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