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Post by alextemplet » Sat Jun 03, 2006 12:07 am

Has anyone ever seen Revenge of the Nerds?
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Post by jnkdna » Sat Jun 03, 2006 9:13 am

wat is a nerd? and wats a geek? is there a difference?
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Post by surya » Sat Jun 03, 2006 10:52 am

Pundits and observers dispute the relationship of the terms “nerd” and “geek” to one another. Some view the geek as a less technically skilled nerd. Some factions maintain that “nerds” have both technical skills and social competence, whereas “geeks” display technical skills while socially incompetent; others hold an exactly reversed view, with “geek” serving as the socially competent counterpart of the socially incompetent “nerd,” and call themselves “geeks” with pride (compare Geekcorps, an organization that sends people with technical skills to developing countries to assist in computer infrastructure development). Another view is that “geeks” lack both social competency and technical skills. Arguably, a “nerd” is a more self-controlled sort of person, while a “geek” can be something of a loose cannon—or at least more awkward in an obstructive way than a “nerd.”

Some regional differences may exist in the use of the words nerd and geek. Some claim that on the North American west coast the population prefers the term geek to nerd, while the North American east coast prefers the word nerd to geek


Just so that u know the difference :lol:

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Post by surya » Sat Jun 03, 2006 10:54 am

^^Info i got from the wikipedia.n of course,I WIN





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Post by alextemplet » Sat Jun 03, 2006 1:32 pm

I personally believe that a geek has both technical and social skills, while a nerd forsakes social skills in favor of even greater technical skills. But that's just based on the use of those terms around here in south Lousiana, and we around here much consider the term nerd to be a much greater compiment to geek. That's because we don't care much about social skills, because all that can do is make the rest of the country want to socialize with us, and we hate you English-speaking types.

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Post by Sepals » Sun Jun 04, 2006 9:11 pm

A geek is someone who starts a thread called the last person to reply wins. :roll:
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Post by alextemplet » Sun Jun 04, 2006 9:24 pm

Sepals wrote:A geek is someone who starts a thread called the last person to reply wins. :roll:


Like . . . you? :wink:
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Post by jnkdna » Mon Jun 05, 2006 11:20 am

heheheh :lol:


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Post by alextemplet » Mon Jun 05, 2006 5:00 pm

PPS: I win. :wink:
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Post by VorgoTheTerrible » Mon Jun 05, 2006 8:26 pm

Bah! I disagree with Wikipedia, geek is happily used where I live on the East Coast!

Mwhahahaha now I have the last post! :twisted: :twisted: :twisted:

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Post by alextemplet » Mon Jun 05, 2006 9:22 pm

Not anymore you geek.

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Post by caite_francis » Mon Jun 05, 2006 11:39 pm

i think there should be a prize :(
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