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A nerd is essentially an ugly, anthropophobic luser, often fat and/ or a basement-dweller, who is obsessed with and quite knowledgeable about a particular, non-mainstream hobby. In practice they are essentially like geeks, except that they are even less socially adjusted. Thus, unlike geeks, nerds are notoriously easy to pick out of a crowd — one need only listen for the person who is prattling on endlessly about a subject of little interest to anyone else, or who only wears t-shirts that they purchased at last week's convention. They also just so happen to fail it at socializing (except perhaps with other attendees of said convention).They are
not neutral at Mudkipz and the most of all,they are 100% offended in ED (nerds have no lulz). But what does that make ED?
The world may never know...
The Nerd Kingdom
The term "nerd" is merely the genus of a vast variety of social degenerates; there exist, under the broad categorization of the term, many species of nerd that are determined based on collective nicknames. A nerd who is obsessed with masturbating to pictures of scantily-clad elves in their parents' basement is a role-playing nerd, for example, whereas a nerd is who is obsessed with Encyclopedia Dramatica and LJDrama is a drama whore nerd. Nerds that spend all their time immersed in a particular canon work or fandom are fangirls, even if they are male. In this latter instance, fangirls are divided up even further based on their chosen fandom — Star Trek nerds are called "Trekkies", Lord of the Rings nerds are called "Ringers", and so on. Other major nerd species include, but are not limited to, nerds who compulsively update their OL journals (alternately called "bloggers" and LJ users); nerds who spend all their time writing slashfic ("slashers"); nerds who go to every convention in a 1,000-mile radius ("regulars"); nerds who cannot get off without looking at girls being raped by tentacles ("otaku", or sick fucks); and nerds who live out their fantasy lives through bad fanfic writing ("Suethors"). Some nerds just know, through some mystical sense that they can't quite put their finger on, that they are very special. If they are lucky enough to be the children of new age hippies, they might be labeled Indigo Children.
A nerd will also try to redeem their integrity by making whiny, passive-aggressive entires on Urban Dictionary, Uncyclopedia etc. Nerds convince themselves into a delusion that making self-adulating statements to strangers on the internet is helping their case. They also have a false, self-regarding sense of superiority that is an obvious defense mechanism stemming from the bitterness of being chosen last in gym class. True geniuses such as Nikola Tesla are rolling over in their graves over a nerd's delusion that overindulging in non-important activities (video games, anime etc) is a hallmark of astronomical intelligence. But of course, their social ineptitudes and self-diagnosed Aspergers are entirely the faults of people who have actually had sex before. Due to being locked in their bedrooms covered by black bedsheets, a nerd is entirely unaware of the contingent of non-nerds who have also accomplished great things.
Warhammer Nerds are like any other nerds in the way that they have no hope of ever getting laid, but they are also different because they contribute to society. Warhammer Nerds contribute to society because they have high paying jobs due to their need for money for Warhammer where each plastic tank costs at least $70.
This makes Warhammer different from other nerd activities like World of Warcraft where 40 year old virgins in their parents' basements not making any contribution towards society. Warhammer Nerds work for the greater good by leaving their houses, getting jobs, and rapidly advancing the career ladder to get $300 for a plastic artillery battery.
Many Warhammer Nerds play Warhammer 40,000.
There is nothing worse than coming across a Political Nerd. Political nerds believe they are unquestionable political pundits despite a lack any of knowledge of the topic at hand. Often the extent of their political knowledge is from a post by someone on a forum or a video created as a joke. Over 9000 nerds are libertarians.
However, all nerds have vestigial behaviors related to mating in their evolutionary past.
Nerds on YouTube
The typical nerd... expressing daily life.
King of Nerds
Rob (known as Seto Kaiba on his Yi-Gi-Oh site) is the true king of nerds. As the admin of Seto-Kaiba.com, he spends countless hours tending to his website and pretending not to still enjoy a dead card game/children's cartoon. He is not JUST a nerd. He is also a large childcare enthusiast. He has a girlfriend, but she's mentally retarded, so she doesn't really count.
LOL IM SUCH A NERD XD
Go on AIM, and talk to a chick. It's all going so well, but than you ask her what she's doing. She responds "Im reading Wikipedia. LOL IM SUCH A NERD!!1" You than respond with a simple "lol" which really means, you are the most average, non-interesting fuckup I have ever talked to.
Some theorize that this behavior is actually a form of defense mechanism for insecure people who are concerned what their peers might think of their interests, and that by suffixing the phrase 'LOL IM SUCH A NERD!!!1' or some variation thereof after Facebook statuses about such things they might avoid mockery and scorn from their shitheel cronies by having pre-emptively made a jibe at themselves. Others think that it's just because they're faggots.
Nerds who succeed in life
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