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This seems like a jab at Nerds or am I seeing this from a negative perspective?
Man I hate these look how much better my niche is than your niche crap. The real hunched over trolls are the people who have such a narrow field of vision they can't see the pros and cons of different things.
what if i have characteristics of both? geerd? nerk?
me too!! I'm liking nerk.
The first thing I did after seeing this was to do an Internet search for the existence of the Darth Vader "FATHER" poster. I am saddened to find that it does not exist.
That's where the "understands, creates and fixes really cool stuff" comes in – he obviously silk-screened it himself.
"yaw dawg, I heard you like niche so we put a niche in your niche!"
all i see is…nerd = old school. geek = modern nerd. nerd=geek. sorry to the nerd who created this, or shall i say geek? hey they are both cool anyways…may you live long and prosper. teehee =D
that is soooooooo racist !!!!!!
-_- Yeah, it really attacks so many different races. Every ethnicity must be sooo offended right now.
SyFy Shows Fan? Check (Warehouse 13 is my favorite scripted show on TV, now that Smallville is off the air)
Die Hard Trekkie? Check
Loves Star Wars? Check
Owns replica lightsaber? I assume that means a high-quality replica, and not the all-plastic but officially licensed ones found in the toy isle that don't even light up. If that assumption is correct, then no, I don't.
Wears superhero shirts everywhere? Nope (although I do wear tech-related t-shirts everywhere when not at work)
Wears Jeans everywhere? Check (when not at work, and sometimes then too)
Same hair cut since the third grade? Check (although my hair is thinning on top)
Sci-Fi toys? Check (although not that many)
Speaks fluent Klingon? Nope (although I do own the Klingon-English Dictionary and Klingon Hamlet)
Understand, fixes and creates really cool stuff? eh.. half-check
Energy drinks from the gas station? Nope (I prefer soda, although I do often buy from gas stations)
Energy brewed by baristas? Nope (can't stand coffee)
I guess that makes me both.
um. yeah. so what about a die hard trekkie with the dalek toy and the barista created coffee and the ability to understand and create cool things? oh, and boobs. I don't see boobs anywhere on this poster.
I think boobs are pretty much standard on nerds and geeks, regardless of gender. :p
Yeah, that seems to me to about sum it up pretty well… Personally, I think that there are very, very few individuals who fall solely into one camp or the other; we're all an amalgam of both nerd and geek, in varying ratios and passions.
Also, I've always seen the difference to be more like, geeks are more general, liking most any sci-fi/fantasy/whatever and not much caring about the details, whereas nerds are all about the details. In other words, geeks wear a Star Wars/Trek/Gate themed shirt wherever they go, but nerds have memorized the layout of Stargate Command, and know the exact latitude and longitude of the weak spot on the original Death Star, and can speak Klingon fluently. Myself, I can appreciate all that little stuff, but it's not that big a thing.
You would thus argue that Geeks are fans and nerds are fanatics?
I thought Geeks was originally a circus thing?
Yeah, a geek was a person who bit the heads off live animals, usually birds. And of course, we've all heard the old chestnut about dork meaning whale penis. That's why I prefer to be called a nerd, although Gods know it probably has an equally dubious origin.
Interestingly, Dr. Seuss invented the word “nerd.” My pal Stacy (and sometimes-GeeksAreSexy contributor) wrote about this on mental_floss. True story: http://blogs.static.mentalfloss.com/blogs/archive…
theres so much wrong with that im not even going to touch it except to say that i think geek and nerd are more the same thing than they are different if there even is one
i am both… what does that make me? Awesome that is what it makes me
im a jock, fk off dorks!
Its not 100% accurate, but funny. Chill out people, just for fun.
Geek and proud. Although that said I do have a casual like for Enterprise.
According to this, I'm at least 100% Geek, and about 50% nerd. But why is there an Apple computer on my desk?!
I had to go check. I had previously labeled the monitor as a widescreen LG lcd monitor (my dad has one), but upon further investigation… ugh. Stupid Apple.
Agreed, Niether geeks nor nerds would own that, we know better.
I get it: Geeks are Sexy, Nerds are …
I find nerds can be sexy as well ;)
Both SW and ST Fans are PC inclined …. there is no way in hell you'll see me using one of those god forsaken apparatus.
A geek is the hipster version of a nerd.
Either way, you have to be a roaring dork to think that being a Star Wars fan puts you in a different bin than being a Star Trek fan.
For those who don't get that statement… It would be like if muscly guys did a "lunk vs. hunk" poster and "Hunks" uses Axe body spray while "Lunks" use Old Spice. At the end of the day they're all DB's who want to smell pretty, like a girl. The geeks and nerds all see the poster and say "Body Spray? FAG!"
Likewise, most normal people see no difference between Dr. Who and Star Wars or Star Trek. "Sci-fi?? FAG!"
For the record, I can't stand any of the Star ___ stuff, but I can have a long conversation with you about Larry Niven's Ringworld, Asimov's Foundation Novels, The Valis trilogy, Discworld…
Y- you're a Nivenite? Can I just come and give you a big internet hug? Please?
I always saw them as flipped. Geeks are the losers and nerds are the cooler ones
I honestly need this on my wall. Just for the sake of novelty.
Is this thing supposed to be labeled wrong?
A hipster invading your scene because it's more kitschy then his, a nerd?
i think i’m a Gerd or a neek.
You're trying to differentiate between the two but you're not even doing so consistently.
why was there no Dr Who on that?! LoL
I do not think geeks are "cool" now, and nerds just nerds!!
Meh. It looks like a self-proclaimed "Geek" is trying to play "I'm the cool kid" here. I like stuff on both sides, but I blame my husband for the coffee this morning (yummy pumpkin spice latte).
Both sides understand the importance of wheely chairs.