Thursday, August 16, 2007

NuhNuhNuhNuhNERD, Nerd to the Bone...

(What they don't mention is that I got over 99% in ALL THREE categories compared to the average population...)

Your Score: Modern, Cool Nerd


65 % Nerd, 56% Geek, 30% 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 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!


Also, you might want to check out some of my other tests if you're interested in any of the following:

Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Professional Wrestling

Love & Sexuality

America/Politics

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

Link: The Nerd? Geek? or Dork? Test written by donathos on OkCupid Free Online Dating, home of the The Dating Persona Test

9 comments:

Kate S said...

Ah, well. I knew there was no way I was a supercool nerd like you. :)

69 % Nerd, 56% Geek, 73% Dork

You scored better than half in all three, earning you the title of: Outcast Genius.

Outcast geniuses usually are bright enough to understand what society wants of them, and they just don't care! They are highly intelligent and passionate about the things they know are *truly* important in the world. Typically, this does not include sports, cars or make-up, but it can on occassion (and if it does then they know more than all of their friends combined in that subject).

Outcast geniuses can be very lonely, due to their being outcast from most normal groups and too smart for the room among many other types of dorks and geeks, but they can also be the types to eventually rule the world, ala Bill Gates, the prototypical Outcast Genius.

Pinky, are you thinking what I'm thinking?

Shauna Roberts said...

My rating: Pure Nerd

91 % Nerd, 34% Geek, 47% Dork

Sphinx Ink said...

My rating, in the words of the test site:

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Tri-Lamb Material
78% Nerd, 39% Geek, 65% Dork
The classic, "80's" nerd, you are what most people think of when they think "nerd," largely due to 80's movies like Revenge of the Nerds and TV shows like Head of the Class. You're exceptionally bright and smart, and partly because of that have never quite fit in with your peers or social groups. Perhaps you've realized, or will someday, that it is possible to retain all of the things that you like about being brilliant and still make peace with the social cliques around you. Or maybe you won't--it's really not necessary. As the brothers of Lambda Lambda Lambda discovered, you're fine just the way you are and can take pride in that. I mean, who wants to be like Ogre, right!?
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I have never seen Revenge of the Nerds or Head of the Class. Wrong generation. I get what they mean, however. And my rating was about what I anticipated...although higher in Dorkiness than I expected.

Charles Gramlich said...

I'm afraid to take this test. I don't wanna know. Well, I already know. But I don't wanna know know, if you know what I mean.

Lana said...

73 % Nerd, 43% Geek, 52% Dork

You scored better than half in Nerd and Dork, earning you the coveted title of: Tri-Lamb Material.

The classic, "80's" nerd, you are what most people think of when they think "nerd," largely due to 80's movies like Revenge of the Nerds and TV shows like Head of the Class. You're exceptionally bright and smart, and partly because of that have never quite fit in with your peers or social groups. Perhaps you've realized, or will someday, that it is possible to retain all of the things that you like about being brilliant and still make peace with the social cliques around you. Or maybe you won't--it's really not necessary. As the brothers of Lambda Lambda Lambda discovered, you're fine just the way you are and can take pride in that. I mean, who wants to be like Ogre, right!?

(Thanks--I think! *L*)

Susan Miller said...

I'm sticking with Charles on this one...too fearful of the written results. In some type of related matter I actually came here to watch the Minesweeper trailer again. Where did it go?

avery said...

Like I wasn't already aware of this:

Pure Nerd.

69 % Nerd, 43% Geek, 30% Dork

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 tendencies 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.

cs harris said...

Pure Nerd. 82% nerd, 26% geek, and 34% dork.

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