Excellent stuff; we can now all agree on what a geek is. According to this definition, Kim Kardashian is categorically not a geek, while Mark Zuckerberg most definitely is. Stephen Fry manages to walk the tightrope of being clever and interesting while also reasonably lucid and unflustered after thirty seconds of idle chatter in an elevator, and thus we shall place him somewhere in the realms of nerd-lite.
Nerdiness, we have therefore discovered, is a spectrum; a spectrum upon which we all are scattered, like a deck of anime playing cards upon a sticky dining room table. So what can be gained from coupling up with a geek? Trying to be cool.
Forget all those hipsters with their ironic handlebar moustaches and their rejection of mainstream coffee and beer while somehow justifying purchasing every product that Steve Jobs ever created; when you date a nerd, you can relax. Try it out now, say it out loud: Admit it, you love it.
We all do; the UK in is utterly bonkers for dragons and wizards and furious bearded men stabbing one another, even more than we were back in the Dark Ages. The seed of dweebdom is already within you, deftly planted by portly wordsmith George R R Martin, and dating a geek gives you the gleeful freedom to blossom into a fully fledged, unrepentant dork.
Stimulating conversation Do you recall, back in high school, the most gorgeous guy or girl in your year? Every school has one; that perfectly coiffed dreamboat, yawning in maths lessons, loitering outside the school gates with a casual cigarette, coming up with fabulously dry excuses for forgetting their homework that have the whole class guffawing — did you ever actually have an extended conversation with that person? Banished are monotonous soliloquies on the sheer scandal of Sarah copping off with Brad at the party last weekend.
Philosophy, geography, history, politics, religion, chemistry, theatre, art, music, literature: Going out with a person with nerdic tendencies, you may find yourself thrust into a slew of new shared hobbies including, but not limited to: And that gentle summer breeze caressing your arm - did you know that relative to its land area, the United Kingdom has more tornadoes than any other country?
Oh, frabjous day, so much to learn and so little time! And thus, with our list of reasons why nerd dating is so wonderful completed, it is time for us to part ways, as Gandalf tragically parted with the Fellowship in the Mines of Moria retrospective spoiler alert. Join EliteSingles of course!