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What It Really Means to Be A Nerd

Being a nerd is more than just having a love for math and/or sciences. It's also about showing one's love for a particular television show or movie.

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What It Really Means to Be A Nerd
Nerds and Geeks

Ever since some of us have been in high school, most of us have had received the idea that being a nerd means that you always wear big glasses and have braces. It doesn't always mean that you have a big heart for math and/or science orthat you always spend your time studying for that big test.


Being a nerd means that you are a die hard fan of something that most people may or may not also be a fan of. Whether it would be for a television show that you tune in to watch every week or whether it's for a movie that you love to watch from time to time, being a nerd means that you get to admit that you are a true fan of something.

Ever since I realized that I am a fan of numerous television shows and movies, I learn about the characters that are in the show or movie and I know some fun facts about it as well. Whenever I am with my friends, there are times where I find myself telling them some fun facts about "The Wizard of Oz." I have been a fan of that film ever since I was a little kid and whenever the topic comes up, I love to talk to my friends about how much I love the movie and how much I know about it.

The same thing happens whenever someone brings up the "Big Bang Theory," "Suicide Squad," any Marvel movie that has been made or anything else that I am a die hard fan of.

My friends are the same way because we all have our interests and we all have our common shares in what our favorite movies and television shows are. There are times where we find ourselves having heated debates and discussions about some of the films and TV shows that we both have seen. There are also times where we have movie nights because we just love watching the films that we like to talk about and that creates a whole other set of conversations.

Being a nerd means that you are just a big fan of something that your friends may or may not also be a fan of. I know that I have made so many friends because of me realizing that some of them share the same interests as me. I remember the conversations would spark up whenever I was first introduced to these people and I am still friends with them up to this day. Having a community of friends that have similar interests as you is a sign that you really aren't alone in this world because having fun conversations about some of these things is a way to make life more interesting and great. Be proud to be a nerd for something that you have a strong interest for because friendships may develop and it shows that you are not afraid to show the type of person that you are.

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