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loved the quiz LOL

57 % Nerd, 30% Geek, 17% Dork "pure nerd"
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Yes, I am totally a nerd. In our household, it's a title of honor. Seriously, DH and I met in the "nerd dorm" at college (an honors program all housed together... we were all pretty sure it was designed to get the nerds to all breed little super-nerd babies... and it's working!) and our flag football team, which never won, was named after our program director: "Nora's Nerds"

I am also a geek and a dork, though.
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I'm a nerd AND a dork

From the quiz site...

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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 Dork, earning you the coveted title of: Tri-Lamb Material.

The classic, "80's" nerd, you are what most people think of when they think "nerd," largely due to 80's movies like Revenge of the Nerds and TV shows like Head of the Class. You're exceptionally bright and smart, and partly because of that have never quite fit in with your peers or social groups. Perhaps you've realized, or will someday, that it is possible to retain all of the things that you like about being brilliant and still make peace with the social cliques around you. Or maybe you won't--it's really not necessary. As the brothers of Lambda Lambda Lambda discovered, you're fine just the way you are and can take pride in that. I mean, who wants to be like Ogre, right!?

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Here's my score:

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Your result for The Nerd? Geek? or Dork? Test ...

Tri-Lamb Material
74 % Nerd, 39% Geek, 61% Dork
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Great quiz.

48 % Nerd, 52% Geek, 57% Dork

You scored better than half in Geek and Dork, earning you the title of: Computer Savant.

People confuse you with a Nerd all of the time. You aren't some genius, like some people have said, and didn't/don't really like school all that much (and you especially hated some of the social aspects, like getting mocked). It's just that you have some passions and interests that you're extremely into/good at, and this has placed you in circles with other social outcasts, some of whom are exceptionally bright.

The awesome thing about being where you are is that you get to hang out with an elite group (though you'd probably rather be alone, or with only the closest friends and family) and you can make quite a good career for yourself in your particular specialties. Common to this group are people who are highly into electronics/computers as that is where the money lies, today.


: Well, it mostly nailed it for me.


ETA: Um. I think I somehow managed to sign up for a dating site in addition to taking the test. I didn't realize I could just take the quiz. : I think that ups my DORK score.

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Fun test!

Pure Nerd
83 % Nerd, 30% Geek, 30% Dork

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.

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So of course, I had to take the quiz. I thought I was a dork. Apparently I'm also a nerd which results in:

You scored better than half in Nerd and Dork, earning you the coveted title of: Tri-Lamb Material.

The classic, "80's" nerd, you are what most people think of when they think "nerd," largely due to 80's movies like Revenge of the Nerds and TV shows like Head of the Class. You're exceptionally bright and smart, and partly because of that have never quite fit in with your peers or social groups. Perhaps you've realized, or will someday, that it is possible to retain all of the things that you like about being brilliant and still make peace with the social cliques around you. Or maybe you won't--it's really not necessary. As the brothers of Lambda Lambda Lambda discovered, you're fine just the way you are and can take pride in that. I mean, who wants to be like Ogre, right!?

Congratulations!


I'm a little skeptical of the description because on those questions that inquired about my intelligence, I said I was average.

I am not brilliant.

ETA: Going by this definition:

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.

I would have labeled myself as an uneducated Nerd (with a bit of dorkiness thrown in).

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Don't remember our scores, but dh and my labels came from the quiz too. I'm a nerd (I still think of Hermione Granger--always going to a reference book for an answer) and dh is a geek.

DH window shops (and occasionally buys stuff) on www.thinkgeek.com for fun. Just for example.
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I'm not allowed to call him a geek - that was a carnival performer who bit the heads off live chickens. Or a dork - that's a whale's penis.
I came here to post that.

Oh, and the quiz labeled me "pure nerd". I guess I picked a good sn.

I love being a nerd.

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Love the test! Going to forward it on to my DH now.

I'm pure nerd, according to that!

83% Nerd, 13% Geek and 35% Dork!

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grrrrr . . . I do the whole test and then I have to come up with a screen name and give out an e-mail address . . . I hate that stuff. I can't handle any more spam !
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Okay, what did I do wrong. My test results didn't show any percentages.

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When I was a kid I jumped off the top bunk bed a few times to see if I could curtsey on the way down like Alice does when she falls down the rabbit hole. Does that make me a nerd? (I think it does.)
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According to that quiz, I'm a Pure Nerd.

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!

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As I always suspected, I am 91% nerd with a smidge of geek and dork thrown in for good measure.

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PurityLake...you and I are the Trilambs together!!! I knew it!!! Nerdy Dorks unite!

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Oh, I am *definitely* a dork!
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I'd done that test before, but forgotten about it, so I did it again:

I got Pure Nerd...

74% Nerd, 39% Geek, 48% Dork

Despite being rated as "pure nerd", the below commentary suggests I'm pretty close to being equally dorky:

You scored 74% on nerdiness, higher than 83% of your peers.
55/100 You scored 39% on geekosity, higher than 55% of your peers.
82/100 You scored 48% on dork points, higher than 82% of your peers.

(I don't have the energy for true geekiness, although I was probably more of a geek when I was younger. I need to get fired up about something to go into geek mode, and I haven't been that focused in a long time.)

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LOVED the test!

I am:

"Modern, cool nerd"

83 % Nerd, 74% Geek, 43% Dork

AWESOME!

Funny story, last week I went to get some pizzas (the take-and-bake) and after I ordered, I asked how long it would be. She told me 5 minutes so I ran back to the car and grabbed by copy of Animal Farm (George Orwell) so I could pass the time. I'm NEVER w/o a book (or 2).

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Funny story, last week I went to get some pizzas (the take-and-bake) and after I ordered, I asked how long it would be. She told me 5 minutes so I ran back to the car and grabbed by copy of Animal Farm (George Orwell) so I could pass the time. I'm NEVER w/o a book (or 2).
I am these days, because I'm not organized enough to always remember to throw one in my bag (or I think there's one in there, but ds2 has pulled it out or something). I do still feel...off..when I don't have a book, though.

I don't do non-fiction much, though. I just find most of it that I've tried has been written in an unbelievably unreadable way.

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grrrrr . . . I do the whole test and then I have to come up with a screen name and give out an e-mail address . . . I hate that stuff. I can't handle any more spam !
You can just leave those blank. I did.

I know there is (or was) another very similar version of the quiz out there somewhere that is not affiliated to a dating site, but when I went googling, that one was the one I could find.

I figured a bunch of nerds could figure out how to take a quiz without signing up for a dating service.

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According to the test, I'm a Pure Nerd.
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LOVED the test!

I am:

"Modern, cool nerd"

83 % Nerd, 74% Geek, 43% Dork

AWESOME!

Funny story, last week I went to get some pizzas (the take-and-bake) and after I ordered, I asked how long it would be. She told me 5 minutes so I ran back to the car and grabbed by copy of Animal Farm (George Orwell) so I could pass the time. I'm NEVER w/o a book (or 2).
: I won't buy a handbag without making sure it will hold all my things plus a moderately sized book. Of course now I don't carry a handbag, just a diaperbag. :

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I looked them up on urbandictionary and nerd said "One whose IQ exceeds his weight." LOL, I guess I am a big nerd.
Oh, my IQ is more than double of my weight, I'm a total nerd then.
So is my dear, and probably all our kids too.


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Oh, my IQ is more than double of my weight.
What is your IQ???


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What is your IQ???

Oh, I just realised, you use pounds. We use kg. here, so my 57 or something kg. are like 126 pounds. (But I meant more than double of my weight in kg.)

My IQ is abowe the Mensa requirement, and here that means abowe 130.
(I'm not sure if that's the same in every country.)

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Oh, I just realised, you use pounds. We use kg. here, so my 57 or something kg. are like 126 pounds. (But I meant more than double of my weight in kg.)

My IQ is abowe the Mensa requirement, and here that means abowe 130.
(I'm not sure if that's the same in every country.)
Yeah, Mensa is the same here (130+ for the SB).

Oh, and I'm totally going to use kg now. I can tell people my IQ is more than triple my weight. Shhh... we won't tell

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: I won't buy a handbag without making sure it will hold all my things plus a moderately sized book. Of course now I don't carry a handbag, just a diaperbag. :

I went straight from backpack to diaper bag. So fashionable.

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Yeah, Mensa is the same here (130+ for the SB).

Oh, and I'm totally going to use kg now. I can tell people my IQ is more than triple my weight. Shhh... we won't tell
Brilliant, isn't it.

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I looked them up on urban dictionary and nerd said "One whose IQ exceeds his weight." LOL, I guess I am a big nerd.

Well, that's not fair. My IQ is half my weight.

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