Thunderpig’s Mirror

Quiz: Nerd, Geek, or Dork?

Posted by Thunder Pig on July 29, 2008

As I was taking his quiz, I kept thinking to myself…”Have I taken this before?”. I looked it up, and sure enough, here are last year’s results, (78 % Nerd, 73% Geek, and 26% Dork). Here are my results this year:

Your result for The Nerd? Geek? or Dork? Test…

Modern, Cool Nerd

83 % Nerd, 70% 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!

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

Take The Nerd? Geek? or Dork? Test at HelloQuizzy

So, I am getting Nerdier and Dorkier, while losing some Geekiness. I have no life.

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