The Geeky Meme

The Geeky Meme

This week’s Monday Meme was inspired by the Geeks’n’Nerds Fair. I thought it would be fun to ask you guys to do an image you consider to be geeky/nerdy/dorky/ for the meme and also ask some questions about it. But before we begin, I thought I would share some definitions of these words. For the definitions I used a combination of the urban dictionary, regular dictionary, a few geeky RL blogs as well as the geek venn diagram:

Geek Venn Diagram

Don’t you love how mad scientist is right beside psychopath?

So here are the definitions:

  • Geek (n.)- Someone who is smart, enjoys video games, comic books, being on the internet, etc… and usually has a passion or hobby that they obsess over.
  • Nerd (n.)- A socially awkward person with a very high IQ. They gain pleasure from amassing large quantities of knowledge about subjects often too detailed or complicated for most other people.
  • Dork (n.)- Someone who is a bit socially awkward, has odd interests and is often clumsy. Dorks are typically more noted for their quirky personality.

Meme Instructions: Create an image depicting what you consider to be geeky/nerdy/dorky and/or answer the following questions! Don’t forget to leave a link to your post in the comments and if you do a picture for this meme, feel free to share it in the blog memes flickr group.

  1. What do you consider yourself to be? Geek? Nerd? Dork? None of the above? All of the above? – I’m definitely not a nerd as I am far from highly intelligent. I would consider myself a cross between a geek and a dork with a bit of clueless and workaholic thrown in. I do believe the definition of dork when it comes to clumsiness is so me though. I fall and trip all the time while breaking and dropping everything. I have never owned a camera that I didn’t drop and break. I broke my first iphone within 6 months of getting it. Anytime there is a cute guy around, I will always fall, no matter what happens. I will never forget the day when I was 16, visiting family in Canada and totally crushing on my cousin’s neighbor. He walked over to talk to me and I fell on the ice so hard, doing a big flip and he of course walked away laughing his butt off. But, that wasn’t the most embarrassing day of my life…ohh nooo. The most embarrassing day of my life was walking up on stage at my sister’s wedding in front of hundreds of people and tripping and falling flat on my face. Yes, I did that. And we have it on video, of course. So yeah, I got the clumsy dork down for sure.
  2. What was the first computer you ever owned? – I used to play on my brother’s commodore 64 believe it or not! However, my first very own computer I received when I started highschool, at the age of 14 in the early 90s. I believe it was a 486 something.
  3. When and how did you first get on the internet? – AOL…’ve got mail! :P
  4. Which geek fandom do you subscribe to? – I don’t think I really subscribe to any. I’m not crazy into Harry Potter, Star Trek, Star Wars, etc… I’m into Second Life though, does that count?
  5. Star Trek or Star Wars? – Neither! Jane Austen! I never understood all the drama between these two. Why do you have to choose one over the other? If I absolutely had to though, I would pick Star Wars as I preferred watching those movies than Star Trek. I am not a Trekkie in any way whatsoever.
  6. How Geeky Are You? – So I took the test and tweeted my result. I got 34%. Apparently, I’m not that geeky. I’m not sure if I should be offended or relieved.

The Geeky Meme
(click here for raw shot)

The Geeks’n’Nerds fair runs from November 24th till December 8th. Here are some links you may find useful:
> Geeks’n’Nerds SLurl
> Geeks’n’Nerds blog
> Geeks’n’Nerds flickr group
> Geeks’n’Nerds on Seraphim

Please remember that you can participate in any of the memes/challenges at any time. You’ll find them all under my Blog Challenges category along with other memes and challenges I’ve done over the years.

I have the week off for Thanksgiving now, but have crazy amounts of relatives visiting and also being dragged to Disney tomorrow. I’ll try and poke my head in SL and blog whenever I get the chance. Have a great week! <3

Skin Body: League Aria Golden -Special Edition -Chest C by Nena Janus
Skin Face: THESKINSHOP (22) (FACE) ‘Pussy’ (bold) by TheShops
*Hair: TRUTH HAIR Kimbra – Browns01 by Truth Hawks
Hair Bow: [Atooly] The Kenzi Bow Headband by Rockstarroo Gossipgirl (@ Geeks’n’Nerds)
Braces: {Lemon Tea} Braceface by Sei Minuet (@ Geeks’n’Nerds)
*Mesh Hands: Slink Avatar Enhancement Hands – Relaxed – Small by Siddean Munro
Glasses: bitch. – MESH Smoovies/Clear by Maxwell Graf
*Outfit: ISON – embossed sweatshirt – S (white) by Harry Hyx (@ Geeks’n’Nerds)
*Socks: erratic / striped socks / white-grey by Erratic Rain
*Skates: The Secret Store – Vintage Roller Skates – Classic by Maylee Oh
*Necklace: .Olive. the Scout’s Heart Pendent – Mars & Pink by naminaeko (@ Geeks’n’Nerds)
*Doll: *MishMish* Princess Donut by Aime Takaaki (@ Geeks’n’Nerds)
Book: *~*HopScotch*~* Volunteer by Chandni Khondji (@ Geeks’n’Nerds)
*Pose: Diesel Works – Dizzy Moves by Rogan Diesel (@ Geeks’n’Nerds)
Aliens in the background: Alouette Cardboard Rocketship & Aliens by Scarlet Chandrayaan
Location: Geeks’n’Nerds Fair (A big thank you to all those that messaged me while I was there shooting these pics. It was great fun meeting y’all! <3)

63 thoughts on “The Geeky Meme

  1. U r a psp wiz 0.o lovely meme, im a dork/geek hybrid myself :}

  2. The fact that you included a Venn chart marks you as a nerd…

  3. […] 6.How Geeky Are You? – I took the test and got 75%!  OMG…this can’t be good! […]

  4. Hardly fair to the nerds who are too socially inept for selfies. :)

  5. […] time! Berry has asked if we’re geeky, and what does it mean, anyway? Read all about it on her blog and answer the questions if you […]

  6. I love the Venn Chart (does it make me more geek or nerd to want to argue some of the categories?).

  7. […] is all about the Geek in us. Now beside the definitions that you’ll find on Berry’s post, I find myself to be a bit of them all, wrapped in a lovely Tardis blue outer layer called Whovian. […]

  8. Jane Austen fandom too!

    We are so cool. ;_;

  9. 1. Geek and Nerd
    2. TRS 80
    3. AOL
    4. Star Wars, Harry Potter, Firefly,Bsg, Dr. Who,Lotr,Hunger Games,Divergent,Vampire Diaries,Arrow,Percy Jackson, Mortal Intruments
    5. Star Wars – I am in two RL costume clubs for SW.
    6. That thing lies says I am olny 42% Geeky

  10. Woops I forgot to add I love Supernatural too.

  11. Hah, scored a 42% as well. That’s the best result in my eyes since 42 is the most geekiest number … EVER!

    Also filled in the meme:

  12. Perfect timing! I had such fun at Geeks’n’Nerds fair that I was beginning to wonder about myself!

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  15. I tried, got obsessed with question one, rofl….and my geek was showing as I did.

  16. […] there! It’s been a bit since I’ve posted here, but Berry’s Monday challenge really pushed me to make a post today. Yesterday was the opening of the Geeks’nNerds fair, […]

  17. LadyInTheLake Aquila says:

    It’s been a long time and I’m happy I posted!

    Love this one. I was going to blog the event anyway and this really just made it every more fun! Thanks

  19. […] and/or answer the following questions! Don’t forget to leave a link to your post in the comments (of this post) and if you do a picture for this meme, feel free to share it in the blog memes flickr […]

  20. I did this just for fun on my friend’s blog upon her invitation (and without her knowledge)…
    and I am greatly amused!

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  22. […] decided to do Strawberry Singh’s Meme – The Geeky Meme for today’s post! Here is her post if you want to see […]

  23. Hi Strawberry very very funny meme this week, you made me die laughing reading your misadventures ahahhahah.
    Here is my Meme

  24. […] answer the following questions! Don’t forget to leave a link to your post in the comments @ Berry’s post and if you do a picture for this meme, feel free to share it in the blog memes flickr […]

  25. I joined in on the fun! It has been a while since I did one of your memes!

  26. […] wonderful blogger and photographer Strawberry Singh has offered a fun meme this week. It’s about GEEKS, so you know I had to get involved. I […]

  27. Hey! This is Aeon, here. I’m logged in as me at our blog, but it shows Mireille’s name in this comments box. I don’t know how this will post, but…here goes!
    We did the GEEKY MEME and it was fun – and quite revelatory. I am less geeky than my better half, but we all sorta knew that, now didn’t we? hehe
    Thanks, Strawberry!
    Happy Thanksgiving, all!

  28. Well, now. I forgot to post our link. Guess I really AM less geeky than The Divine Ms. M!

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  30. […] week’s Monday Meme from Strawberry Singh is called The Geeky Meme. It’s inspired by The Geeks’n'Nerds […]

  31. […] but i will definitely admit to being a geek. and strawberry singh‘s latest meme, all about embracing the geek within is so totally up my alley that i could not wait to […]

  32. […] This week's Monday Meme was inspired by the Geeks'n'Nerds fair. Share your inner geek and take the test to see how geeky you really are!  […]

  33. […] may not know quite what to call myself but I’ll give the Geeky Meme a shot. The instructions from Strawberry […]

  34. Great post, thanks for sharing

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  36. 1. mix of all 3 actually
    2. in ’91 – it had something K of ram
    3. dial up BBS locally – telnet and ftp also. Then along came something called wais
    4. the Hollows, October Daye, little batty old english females that solve mysterys (yes, it’s not exactly geekdom) and many others
    5. Dune for the win
    6. So shocked that I got a 70

  37. […] event through Strawberry Singh’s blog, where she’s also put up a very fitting Monday Meme. Here’s my answers for her Geek Meme – go ahead and check out her post too, maybe fill […]

  38. […] … for Strawberry Singh’s Monday Meme […]

  39. […] myself a geek-girl, I may not be one by Strawberry’s definitions.  See, I was checking out the latest Monday Meme, inspired by the Geeks and Nerds Fair,  (File the Fair under, “Yes, I really should check […]

  40. I never realized that so many of us were such geeks! :P LOL thank you all for participating. <3 I got this week's up now and it's kinda cold:

  41. inkie Loudwater says:

    Yes I am late that is the story of my life

  42. Piper Hanriot says:

    I got my geek on for this one lol It brought back a few memories as well

  43. […] fair starts at midnight, November 24th till December 10th. Last year for the fair I did the Geeky Meme where I shared a venn diagram and was then called a nerd for doing so. I enjoyed doing the meme, in […]

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