I saw a link to a “nerd test” while reading over the old RSS feeds from some fellow Knoxville bloggers (Mike & Dylan) and I had to take it. Apparently, I’m a Nerd God – but I’m not sure why…my answers weren’t really that “out there” for most of the questions… Of course, the fact that I don’t see anything “wrong” with my answers is probably part of the issue…or maybe I’m just that l33t.
My score on The Nerd? Geek? or Dork? Test:Modern, Cool Nerd
(60 % Nerd, 52% Geek, 43% 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)!