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where are you, my fellow nerds?

I've lived in Kansas City for about three years, and due to my tendency to be an introvert I really haven't found any friends outside of work. I tend to get along best with nerdy intellectual/perpetual student types, but am open to branching out a bit. I've tried Meetup groups with little success. Anybody have ideas I could check out? KC specific or more general wouldn't hurt either. Thanks!
posted by gilsonal on Aug 20, 2014 - 10 answers

Gifts for a Loveable Nerd

Lastminutegiftsfilter: My boyfriend's birthday is coming up soon, and I have no idea what to get him! We're both geeky but his interests run far more deep than mine do in terms of comic books and gaming and things like that. The problem is: he owns everything already! I plan on consulting with his roommate, who shares many of his interests, but I'd love some input from the hivemind on this. For reference, he's 28, works at a video company and we both live in Los Angeles. [more inside]
posted by themaskedwonder on Sep 16, 2013 - 15 answers

Pick Up Artist giving a "talk" at at Nerds Meetup Group

I'm a long time member of a nerdy Meetup group. What can I do about a pick up artist related event that's going to happen today? [more inside]
posted by FJT on Aug 20, 2013 - 26 answers

Help me get in to the world of cosplay and -cons

At 37 I am discovering my inner sci-fi and TV series/movie fandom. And my nine year old is already there. I am thinking we would probably enjoy comic-cons and other -cons, but have no idea how to research this. [more inside]
posted by Megami on Jul 14, 2013 - 10 answers

Where to find tech-friendly fashion

Where can I find tech-friendly fashion that looks good? E.g. sweaters or hoodies that help you with headphone cables, storage for gadgets etc. Shouldn't be too exclusive or pricey. [more inside]
posted by lord_yo on Dec 28, 2012 - 6 answers

Nerd action scenes?

Best nerd action scenes? [more inside]
posted by zardoz on May 15, 2012 - 25 answers

Hey look a Champion Tee with a Creeper face on it...

Is there any gear out there for Nerds/Geeks/Gamers/Etc who run/cycle/enjoy fitness? [more inside]
posted by snapped on May 11, 2012 - 12 answers

Finding Web Nerds in Northern California and Oregon?

I'd like to explore the local web/tech nerd and geek scene in small cities and towns between San Francisco and Portland. How and where do I find the right folks? [more inside]
posted by polexa on Aug 1, 2011 - 9 answers

Body image and fan culture

I'm looking for books on body image and fan culture, specifically body image among female science-fiction fans who are likely to attend cons and/or actively participate in real-world fan culture. What are some good books or web resources for learning more about this?
posted by pxe2000 on May 11, 2011 - 2 answers

What should I say for my geeky marriage proposal?

What should I say for my geeky marriage proposal? [more inside]
posted by BadCat! on Mar 24, 2011 - 23 answers

What is the best gift for an old school DnD geek?

What is the perfect gift for a hardcore, old school Dungeons and Dragons nerd, and where can it be purchased? [more inside]
posted by EvilPRGuy on Dec 2, 2010 - 16 answers

OMG I can't believe they shoved this on me now.

Bachelor party in Edmonton, help! [more inside]
posted by Vindaloo on Oct 19, 2010 - 3 answers

Nerds Ruminating Upon Nerds

Please recommend some TV shows and other forms of storytelling that are in a very specific and possibly just now emerging genre? [more inside]
posted by Mizu on Aug 20, 2010 - 18 answers

I now pronounce you Nerd and Nerd.

Help me come up with a nerdy inscription for my cousin's wedding present. [more inside]
posted by TheWhiteSkull on May 27, 2010 - 22 answers

Radioactive Tennis, anyone?

I'm heading to Chicago this weekend. What science/geeky/historical places should I check out? [more inside]
posted by benzenedream on May 25, 2010 - 16 answers

50 Movies Every Geek Should See

I enjoyed the list 50 Books Every Geek Should Read. If you were to compile a similar list, but for video content, what would be on that list?
posted by Otis on Apr 29, 2010 - 18 answers

A calendar of silly observances

Having once again missed Talk Like a Pirate Day AND Pi Day, help me assemble a full calendar of nerdy observances. [more inside]
posted by bicyclefish on Mar 27, 2010 - 47 answers

Geeky things to do in Paris?

Geek loose in Paris for a week - What to do? [more inside]
posted by mediamelt on Dec 17, 2009 - 9 answers

Steampunk Lincoln & the Robot Monkey need company

I'm looking for art with a certain geek/nerd aesthetic. So far I like Robot Destruction, Steampunk Lincoln, and various Penny Arcade prints such as this one. My criteria are: [more inside]
posted by braveterry on Aug 24, 2009 - 18 answers

My Subculture Is Becoming Mainstream, Oh No!

What is a geek? Does the term still have meaning? Recently, I've noticed that large groups of people I'd have never considered to be geeks claim the label as their own, citing interest in things like video games and social networking sites which were once the domain of geeks but have now become entirely mainstream. So, what does it mean to be a geek? If you self-identify as such, why?
posted by signalnine on Aug 10, 2009 - 26 answers

We wanna get Down & Nerdy. Now we need music.

Help me come up with opening theme music/sounds for a geek-oriented radio segment. [more inside]
posted by jbickers on Jun 28, 2009 - 19 answers

Where do the nerds hang out in NYC?

I'm looking for some awesome geeky and/or nerdy places to go and things to do in New York City. [more inside]
posted by miskatonic on May 9, 2009 - 27 answers

Enter Sandman

Does anyone know where I can read a copy of The Sandman film script by Roger Avary? [more inside]
posted by cazoo on Jan 15, 2009 - 4 answers

How to care for my geek husband?

I need help understanding how my hyper-smart geek husband's brain works. I want to give him the understanding he craves but am having a hard time inhabiting his plane. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Aug 24, 2008 - 61 answers

What's the difference between a geek, a nerd and a dork?

What's the difference between a geek, a nerd and a dork? [more inside]
posted by feelinglistless on May 15, 2008 - 43 answers

MeFi Eye for the Dork Guy

I'm a heavyset, geeky guy with no sense of fashion or style. Can you help me change my look? [more inside]
posted by SansPoint on Apr 12, 2008 - 32 answers

Hot-blooded, check it and see / got a fever of 312.594444° Kelvin ...

There are gay bars, lesbian bars, and leather bars. Are there "geek bars"? In geek culture, what institution, meeting, or whatever serves the purpose that "meat market" single bars do amongst the non-geeky populace? [more inside]
posted by WCityMike on Dec 17, 2007 - 50 answers

Belt for GPS tracking and my tiny laptop

I'm currently waiting for my Eee PC and Mologogo phone (a motorola i415) to arrive. These are items I'd like to carry with me very frequently (essentially always), and I call upon the hivemind to help me figure out the best way to do so. [more inside]
posted by phrontist on Nov 19, 2007 - 9 answers

Killer D&D campaign

How can I, as a first-time D&D 3.5 DM, make my campaign completely kick ass? [more inside]
posted by baphomet on Sep 3, 2007 - 19 answers

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