...if you've ever emailed or ICQed your roommate.

...if you know more people online than in person.

... if you feel naked without a keyboard.

...if you carry a voltmeter with you.

...if you get excited when someone mentions vectors.

...if you know more than one programming language.

...if you can carry on conversations in C++.

...if you talk to your computer and it doesn't seem to be listening.

...if you can convert English into binary, hexadecimal, and octal.

...if you've taken apart your alarm clock and reprogrammed it to read in Klingon.

...if you make friends by fixing people's computers.

...if you consistently stay after class to talk to the professor because you
find him/her incredibly interesting.

...if you have a drawer full of spare hard drives.

...if you print out your math homework on your computer.

...if you calculate the time dilation between you and the earth on a transcontinental flight.

...if you wear a necktie because it's stylish and "chicks dig it."

...if you're not quite sure what a chick is.

...if you go to a school with the words "Institute of Technology" in the name.

...if your SAT score was higher than your total income for that year.

...if you know pi to more than 4 significant digits.

...if you know your IQ to more than 2 significant digits.

...if you know what significant digits are.

...if you can convert any quantity from mks to cgs in your head.

...if you understood that last indicator.

...if you've read more books than your local librarian.

...if the majority of your personal library consists of Arthur C. Clarke,
Isaac Asimov, and Newton.

OMG - I can say yes to 11 of these.
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Add to it!!

You might be a nerd if.... you can quote Monty Python's Holy Grail from beginning to end - in a cheesy English accent.
if you've ever sat around, talking on the telephone with your friends while all of you are looking at the same websites and emailing/pm'ing other friends.

not that i've ever done that.
You wear a pocket guard with a pen of every color, a thermometer, pen light and other things that has a clip on it.
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Originally posted by unclegus:
You wear a pocket guard with a pen of every color, a thermometer, pen light and other things that has a clip on it.
...... Big Grin
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Originally posted by Basement Cat:
Nerd Quiz

(I was a mid-level nerd) And only because of the science questions. I'm a history geek.


I'm a low ranking wannabe nerd apparently. I can quote parts of The Holy Grail...does that count?
you've ever considered getting a tattoo of the "Intel Inside" logo.

your favorite sport is Tetris.

you are allergic to cats, plants, mold, dust, and latex.

you wear brown shoes with black pants.
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Originally posted by Basement Cat:
...if you calculate the time dilation between you and the earth on a transcontinental flight.


End up about 40 nanoseconds per half hour, ackshully.

Did you know that a retired airline captain is, on average, about 1/100,000ths of a second younger than his twin that never flew?

True story.
I am a nerd!



18% scored higher (more nerdy),

1% scored the same, and

81% scored lower (less nerdy).



What does this mean? Your nerdiness is:



High-Level Nerd. You are definitely MIT material, apply now!!!.
I am, according to the test, a Mid Level Nerd.

I can live with that. The test did not touch on my area of interest.

Still, I'm not here on Linux.


DF
I think it was knowing the periodic table and having a microscope that did me in!

Also I read PC magazine so I guess I am a nerd.
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Originally posted by yankeegramma:
You might be a Nerd....NO....it is just sad when you start a Topic and you are the only one who posts on it. So Sad.


The grand poobah of nerds!
i am a high level nerd. 15% scored more than me, 85% scored less than me, 0% !!!! scored the same as me.

i always knew i was a special high level noid.

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