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Monday, June 18, 2007

Which are you?

Your Score: Modern, Cool Nerd

52 % Nerd, 60% 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! 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


Blogger Trillian42 said...

Woohoo! Modern Cool Nerds unite!


1:24 PM  
Blogger Batty said...

I was 90%+ nerd. Ouch.

2:16 PM  
Blogger Ms. L said...

So, you know I've stayed in the house of the person portrayed in the "Cool Nerd" example picture, right?

6:58 AM  
Blogger Rebel said...

I took the test and scored as a Dork. =( I take issue because some of the 'social skills' questions were biased towards extraverts!!! (not that I'm a total nerd or anything ;) )-zuma

10:49 PM  
Anonymous Lisa B. said...

Hey, I came out as a Modern, Cool Nerd too! 82 % Nerd, 52% Geek, 43% Dork (my social skills come and go unpredictably, hence the high-ish dorkitude).

5:00 PM  

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