Top Ten Signs You're a Nerd


The Top Ten

1 You don't laugh at this list

I laughed my head off when I read this list and I'm a nerd!

I don't have a really good sense of humour... - DapperPickle

Wrong! I laughed at this list BECAUSE I am a nerd!

Ha Nerd - DarkBoi-X

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2 When the people in P.E. go to the workout room; you would rather stay behind and read

That's not just nerds; it's sensible people. - PositronWildhawk

I hate PE am I a nerd? - Jake09

Depends. Do you like a fictional universe a bit obsessively? Do you lose yourself in books or math? - Ashes

I'm the nerdiest in my group of friends and yet I'm also the sportiest considering I can keep up with all the jocks in my class who are total dummies. I like PE but my friends don't even try to participate really.

I hate P.E. and would rather be reading my library books but ask any of my friends, I'm not a nerd. - Firemist

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3 You remember your favourite song in binary code or by its run time

When I was six, I remembered a lot of songs by their run time. - PositronWildhawk

I memorized the URL for Rick Astley's "Never Gonna Give You Up" to avoid being rick rolled. - ethanmeinster


The running time of We Will Rock You by Queen is 2 mins and 2 secs and the running time of Bohemian Rhapsody is 5 mins and 55 secs. - geekgirl23

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4 You know more people online than in person

Never seen a more obvious number one in my life. Knowing most people online defines the "nerd"!

Yep, this is me, I have more friends online than in real life. I just do not follow trends like many of the other people do.

Well, I know more people in real life, but my amount of friends is pretty much the same: barely any people want to associate themselves with me. - saturatedsunrise

This is me.But I know lot's of people in real life too. - DarkBoi-X

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5 You refer to eating and drinking as uploading

Charging? That's what I call sleeping. - PositronWildhawk

And downloading? Maybe pooping. - Kiteretsunu

I call it charging

What? - Firemist

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6 Read the dictionary because you want to.

The sad thing is that I actually do this...

Sometimes I do this because I want to learn interesting, new words that might be funny and comical. And I thought no one did this, but apparently, it is a thing. I sometimes do want to read the dictionary.

I love words, what's wrong with this? I should try that sometime, I'll improve my vocabulary skills even more! - Merilille

I did when I was like 5 years old. lol - Jester_Spades

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7 You try to levitate out of bed using the Force

lol this is freaking hilarious... - Dead_Frozen

Totally, man! My thoughts exactly. I would totally want to levitate all Phoebe Halliwell style out of bed by using the Force but it didn't work out.

I imagine I have Spiderman's web shooter so I keep trying to shoot the web so it can help me get up from my bed. #Nerds Rule

All the time

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8 You own over 1000 video games

My Best Nerd Friend Liam, owns over 9, 000 video games in his house, and he likes to play every video game. He never leaves the house. All he does is play video games and never leave the house. That's why Liam is such a Nerd.

Well I am having only one sign of being a nerd which is this one but it is not necessary I am not a nerd any angle but I am a good gamer that doesn't mean I am a nerd

lol! #1 way to get a girlfriend.

I made over 1000 video games.

Does that count?

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9 You know more IP addresses than phone numbers

I gosh. I play Minecraft way too much.

Yes rob lox and Minecraft

No - iliekpiez

I don’t know any of either. - saturatedsunrise

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10 You celebrate geeky holidays like pi Day (March 14), Star Wars Day (May 4th), etc.

Yesterday was National star wars day I am a total star wars nerd! By the way I took some college lessons on microbiology when I was in second grade and am in the #1 USA education program known as the "STATE OF Texas GIFTED AND TALENTED PROGRAM" which we know as Expo as in EXpotential POtential. And I am going to be in this year's STEM academies as in Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics.

May the fourth be with you! Ohh and don't forget towel day.

I would only celebrate PI day for one reason: Pie. I'm awful at math and I hate, no reason to celebrate it. As for Star Wars, much as I like it I don't celebrate may the 4th - Therandom

Pi day, yes. - Ashes

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The Contenders

11 You hack into your friends computers to remind them of how bad their passwords suck

Most of my friends passwords are like kitty36 and password. It's so obvious!

Yes my friend has the weirdest password

I should do this! My friends in real life have easy passwords like basketball123. - saturatedsunrise

That's funny.

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12 You never get out of the house

next to me, my computer is my best friend xD - rock2metal

Roses are red (sometimes)
Violets are blue
I love my phone
And it loves me too. - keycha1n

That's tue I don't like to go out

I hate going out of the house. Unless it's school, because I LOVE SCHOL! 11 - geekgirl23

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13 You can sing Tom Lehrer's element song

There's Antimony, Arsenic, Aluminum, Selenium,
And Hydrogen and Oxygen and Nitrogen and Rhenium,
And Nickel, Neodymium, Neptunium, Germanium,
And Iron, Americium, Ruthenium, Uranium,
Europium, Zirconium, Lutetium, Vanadium,
And Lanthanum and Osmium and Astatine and Radium,
And Gold and Protactinium and Indium and Gallium,
And Iodine and Thorium and Thulium and Thallium.

There's Yttrium, Ytterbium, Actinium, Rubidium,
And Boron, Gadolinium, Niobium, Iridium,
And Strontium and Silicon and Silver and Samarium, and Bismuth, Bromine, Lithium, Beryllium, and Barium

There's Holmium and Helium and Hafnium and Erbium, and Phosphorus and Francium and Fluorine and Terbium,
And Manganese and Mercury, Molybdenum, Magnesium,
Dysprosium and Scandium and Cerium and Cesium, and Lead, Praseodymium and Platinum, Plutonium,
Palladium, Promethium, Potassium, Polonium, and
Tantalum, Technetium, Titanium, Tellurium, and
Cadmium and Calcium and Chromium ...more

I know the ASAP Science one. - gamingfoeealzs

I now MUST learn this, Pythagoras can wait, I MUST! - Merilille

I can. - saturatedsunrise

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14 You watch The Big Bang Theory because it's touching, not because it's funny

I am a nerd. Most people on this lists aren't real nerds. The Big Bang Theory is deemed unwatchable in every sense by myself and all of my different nerd friends.

No kidding! I can totally relate to Sheldon (he is a theoretical physicist, I am a "theoretical physicist in training" as I enjoy saying.

It's nice to see a popular television show which tackles issues that I face in my day-to-day life. It's refreshing.

I don’t watch it at all. - 3DG20

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15 You can't get by without naming one Pokemon each day

How is Pokemon nerdy?!?!? , - Nateawesomeness

I guess I'm a nerd then... No shock here... - Ninja_Potato123

But I'm not a nerd, I'm a connoisseur! Actually, I'm both. - RiverClanRocks

I love Pokemonz - Lunala

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16 If someone asks you what the answer to EVERYTHING is, you immediately respond with '42'.

It's the meaning of life! On Vine, when that kid says that 10+9= 21, we all thought that he was stupid. but he wasn't. There was a higher meaning. 21 is half of 42... - ethanmeinster

42 is the answer to life, the universe, and everything. Thank you for being such a good read Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy.

You've just reminded me that I'm getting nerdier and nerdier

Why? What about 17?

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17 When seeing a popular girl; you ask her what elements are in hair shampoo

I'd ask Camilla this, and at the end I'd say, because it's making you ugly. - AnonymousChick

When a op ulnar girl sees me she asks about my hair because it reaches my hips, their always telling me to cut it so I usually try to avoid the annoying brats

Miss I like your hair, did you put some Hydrogen and Carbon to it?

When I see a popular girl I roast them.Just kidding. - DarkBoi-X

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18 You are obsessed in other peoples grades

I'm not competitive, I just have to know where they're at or I go crazy.

I do that all the time. But not for competition I just NEED to know. - CartoonsGirl

I'm way too competitive to NOT know other people's grades. - PianoQueen

I'm probably the smartest girl in my class, but that isn't good enough for me. - FennikenFan9

I’m not obsessed with anyone’s grades. I just think it’s funny when someone I don’t like fails. - 3DG20

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19 You know pi to more than 10 places

Most calculators don't even know that! - booklover1

I know pi to 107 decimals - lolingdog9000

I used to know about 1,000 digits...but I forgot.

I know it up to 3.141592653589 - geekgirl23

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20 You watch the History Channel

I am TOTALLY obsessed with the H2 channel! (The regular history channel is TREMENDOUSLY boring-nothing historic REGULARLY comes on! Only a bunch of useless reality shows. )

Yeah I love history

No, I hate history!

Not at all. - 3DG20

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21 You like Harry Potter

I love Harry Potter and Hermione is me as a witch - geekgirl23

I hate this and what you are doing with this.

I love Harry Potter - Jester_Spades

I couldn’t care less about it. - 3DG20

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22 You bring a calculator with you everywhere you go

Calculators are of the most significant tools that a nerd should ALWAYS carry with them! They come most in handy when dealing with large numbers such as the speed of light or Planck time, other than that any nerd could just use their brains.

Damn... I guess I am a nerd. My calculator is my best friend though. I don't think I ever left it all alone. You know your a nerd if you value your calculator more than real people. - Robobrain

I don't use a calculator but my brain!


If the calculator on your phone counts, then I’m guilty... - 3DG20

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23 You know Klingon better than English

Nope. I know English better than the Language I was born with. - Blight

What the hell is Klingon

No actually

24 You own a lightsaber and use it on a regular basis

Yes, but not for nerdy reasons. I just use it to wack my brother in the behind when he gets annoying.

As a girl, this top is making me pissed, I'm actually a huge nerd

No I'm getting on for my birthday

No - iliekpiez

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25 You read books every day for fun.

Harry Potter, Hunger Games, Divergent, Harry Potter, Harry Potter, Maze Runner, The 100, and Harry Potter. - PianoQueen

I love reading. My favorite book series is Percy Jackson, which got me obsessed with mythology( which I did love before I read the books but I got more obsessed) and that lead to astronomy and word orgins and a lot of other things - lbelle0527

Books are life!

No. - 3DG20

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26 You love school more than anything

I hate how people think all smart people are school-loving nerds. I'm really smart, but I HATE school.

I hate school but I do love learning stuff on my own. - Rambles

I love school, but not the much I love my friends, family and teachers so it counts that I am not a nerd

I.LOVE. SCHOOL! Also, I love finding out complex chemical formulas and words via the internet. - geekgirl23

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27 You know where to buy Alienware.

I do know where to by Alienware, whats the big deal guys! Nerds are humans not animals that people treat them like one. I'm not a nerd but I do know how a nerd feels if someone teases him by calling him a nerd. And some people are just so idiotic that they call smart people nerds.

I'm the smartest person in school, but not a nerd.

28 People who know you best call you 'Sheldon'.

Advanced Spelling test, highest grades, Math Olympiads and yet no one has ever bother to call me a name. I am also athletic and SUPER flexible. I'm pretty lucky.

My niece and a colleague affectionately refer to me thusly.

I'm the Sheldon of band. One of my best friends is the Sheldon of science. - PianoQueen

No, people call me Lia because that’s who I am.

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29 You have been called by your internet user name by someone in real life

I swear, every just calls me Cyber nowadays, lol.

My dad actually did this once - mayamanga

'Hello, imAnEggyEgg', said my sister today.

People actually do refer to me as saturatedsunrise. - saturatedsunrise

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30 You are freakishly organized

Yes I'm a nerd, but if you saw my room...

My desk and room aren't. My inbox, on the other hand/talon, is. - Cyri

Nope. I have all the qualities except this

No, I’m the opposite. - 3DG20

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31 You know what http:// stands for

The acronym HTTP stands for Hyper Text Transfer Protocol - the technology used to communicate between web servers and web users.

And yes, I am a nerd. - PositronWildhawk

Http stands for

It's the technology used to communicate between servers and users. For me, it's really important for the internet oto survive, it's part of it's ecosystem. - PizzaGuy

While https:// stands fro HyperText Transfer Protocol Secure.

I know now... Thanks list. - 3DG20

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32 You can type 70 words per minute but can't read your own handwriting

Yes. That is why I am awaiting a laptop from the learning support department

... Problem English teacher?

Yeah I type and write REALLY fast but my handwriting is chicken scratch. - Lunala

Describes me pretty well. I think I could type 70 words in a minute, and even though my handwriting isn’t that bad to the point I or someone else can’t read it, it’s still pretty bad. - 3DG20

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33 You have an imaginary girlfriend.

*Ahem* *Ahem* Imaginary Boyfriend everyone thinks I'm weird, but you don't right, Boyfriend-kun? - Fandom_Lover

From anime, of course. - ethanmeinster

Oh god, that one's so true...

I'm a Girl. And also, I think the idea of pretending you have friends (forever alone :'C ) is dumb. - Blight

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34 You decide not to get married

I am planning to get married when I'm older, but I'm going to try to get to a good college, and get a job with a high salary first. - ethanmeinster

I really not worrying about marriage for right now. - Arcxia

My brother doesn't have a girlfriend and he is 14. - funnyuser

I don’t know if I’m gonna get married. I might, but I don’t think I will. - 3DG20

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35 You hate football

Yes... I barely even know who won the Super Bowl last year (the reason I know is because I have a brother who insists on talking about sports in my ear 24/7 and that's the only sports thing I know) and I will only be at my family's Super Bowl party for the food. (I won't watch football; I'll bring out a book about classical music or Shakespeare. )

Hating football doesn't make me a nerd. And I probably hate football more than anyone.

I Hate football but that doesn't Mean I'm a Nerd

I don’t hate it. I just don’t care for it. Big difference. - 3DG20

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36 You really hate arrogant people

I just call them pricks.

I thought this applied to everyone. - 3DG20

I'd prefer the term,"highly disagree".

Good - iliekpiez

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37 You like Star Wars


I love it - iliekpiez

It’s okay. I’ve seen two of the movies and thought they were pretty good, but I wouldn’t call myself a fan. - 3DG20


38 You have read a comic after the age of 25

Therefore, my parents are nerds, my friends parents are nerds, my grandparents are nerds, my cousins are nerds...

Isn't Dilbert an adult comic?

My parents aren't nerds,my mom is just regular,my dad loves spicy things,I'm friends with all troublemaking bad asses,my cousins are sporty,and my grandpa is intrested in engineering and drives a motorcycle,and my grandma is just pashionette - Nateawesomeness

39 Your best friends are the class genius and the counselor

BASICALLY, YES! (If I am not the genius, myself. -Just kidding, I am intelligent, but not a genius-others think otherwise. )

My best friend is a genius compared to me! He's like the coolest person in school though. To me at least. - Garythesnail

My closest friend is definitely NOT a nerd. (Or geek.) But I like her, she's fun. - FennikenFan9

What if I AM the class genius? - Cyri

40 You are a fan of Star Trek

Yeah who isn't

No. - 3DG20

I love trekf - iliekpiez

41 You actually know the channel numbers better than the TV shows

This is just seriously weird. No doubt about it. - PositronWildhawk

Yeah, so totally true!

Yes. I watch 64, 74, 36, and 7 a lot.

Yep. Sounds like me. - PianoQueen

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42 You know more computer languages than human languages

Batch, Python, HTML, CSS
English, Spanish (Partial)

43 You constantly say "wee-hee-hee-hee-hee"

This is a sign that you're insane. - funnyuser

This one mad me laugh. Maybe I should say this unexpectedly! - Wolftail

This one is hilarious - lolingdog9000

I hate that actually.

44 After watching Weird Al Yankovic's White and Nerdy music video you try to make out the equation in the background

I do not necessarily watch THOSE specific shows, but I often find myself in a much similar state afterwards.

I did just that

45 You have a deep crush on Megan Fox

I know I'm not a nerd, cause I don't even need this stupid list to know, so there.

Hell no! - 3DG20

46 Your vocabulary is astonishingly infinite in value and size

I can actually produce dictionary-quality definitions of any word I know in under a second. - Kaboom

I consider my vocabulary to be pretty large, but not that large... - 3DG20

I regularly read Wikia and Wikipedia articles

47 Nikola Tesla is your hero.

Yes... I want to be as smart as Tesla, and I know that Edison stole lots of Tesla's ideas. Tesla invented Alternating Current (the current we use today), but Edison gets ALL the credit. Tesla fans, unite to give Tesla the legacy he deserves.
Plus, I hugged a kid because he is a Tesla fan.

Of course. - Arcxia

My hero is Halsey.

48 You think Star Wars is cool

Star Wars wasn't cool, it was awesome

Guys, if you don't think it's cool, you're not a human being.

Yeah may the force be with you

It is obviously - iliekpiez

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49 You know the name of every Twenty One Pilots song

No, I only know a few. - 3DG20

I find this nerdy
I also use this as a reason to call my self a nerd disgrace as all I know are tear in my heart ride car radio and stressed out - ProPanda


I know that! That’s cause I’m obsessed with random music.

50 You are freakishly skinny

Yes I am a nerd and if you would introduce me to someone I will probably fait. Crap I should be studying by by

Wot - iliekpiez

I'm short and underweight for my age

Aka I'm a puny nerd - Lunala

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