Scott Hardie | April 1, 2010
Finally, a clear definition of the difference between nerds, geeks, and dorks. Which are you?

<--- geek who veers pretty close to nerd

Steve West | April 1, 2010
Dweeb bordering on nerd.

Ryan Dunn | April 1, 2010
Geek, here.

Samir Mehta | April 1, 2010
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Amy Austin | April 1, 2010
According to the test...

Pure Nerd

74 % Nerd, 35% Geek, 22% 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, earning you the title of: Pure Nerd.

The times, they are a-changing. It used to be that being exceptionally smart led to being unpopular, which would ultimately lead to picking up all of the traits and tendences associated with the "dork." No-longer. Being smart isn't as socially crippling as it once was, and even more so as you get older: eventually being a Pure Nerd will likely be replaced with the following label: Purely Successful.

Congratulations!

Tony Peters | April 1, 2010
Yes Amy you are a Nerd ...I on the other hand am a Geek

Lori Lancaster | April 2, 2010
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Jackie Mason | April 3, 2010
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Amy Austin | April 4, 2010
Lol...

Just as a fyi, Jackie... I did not actually "say" anything -- that was pure copy/paste from the quiz (gosh, what a dork! ;-)).

Tony Peters | April 4, 2010
OK I was wrong I am not a geek though I scored higher in geek than nerd I am..........

Modern, Cool Nerd
52 % Nerd, 65% Geek, 39% 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!

Jackie Mason | April 4, 2010
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Samir Mehta | April 4, 2010
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Aaron Shurtleff | April 7, 2010
Your result for The Nerd? Geek? or Dork? Test ...

Outcast Genius
70 % Nerd, 65% Geek, 70% 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 all three, earning you the title of: Outcast Genius.

Outcast geniuses usually are bright enough to understand what society wants of them, and they just don't care! They are highly intelligent and passionate about the things they know are *truly* important in the world. Typically, this does not include sports, cars or make-up, but it can on occassion (and if it does then they know more than all of their friends combined in that subject).

Outcast geniuses can be very lonely, due to their being outcast from most normal groups and too smart for the room among many other types of dorks and geeks, but they can also be the types to eventually rule the world, ala Bill Gates, the prototypical Outcast Genius.

Congratulations!

You can't pigeon hole me! :P

Scott Hardie | July 17, 2010
Pure Nerd
52 % Nerd, 30% Geek, 48% Dork

I consider myself a geek and was surprised at this score. I'm very passionate about computer programming (web-related anyway) and about gaming, both online and offline. Had the quiz asked about those, I expect I would have rated higher in geek. Should the fact that I protest the legitimacy of the quiz based on the makeup of its chosen questions affect my score? Thanks for the link anyway, Amy.

Amy Austin | July 18, 2010
Lol... yes, I think that is a valid factor, but if it affected anything in terms of outcome, I'd say that it only makes you more of a nerd. LOL! You're welcome. ;-)


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