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Re: What is the nerdiest thing you have ever done

Post by LCovington » March 21st, 2012, 11:14 pm

Other than being here?

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Re: What is the nerdiest thing you have ever done

Post by pihi » March 22nd, 2012, 1:38 pm

I was hanging out with my friends and I was doing forestry at the time. They pointed at a tree and said "Do you see that squirrel?". I said "The one on the acer rubrum?" They think I'm weird now :D
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Re: What is the nerdiest thing you have ever done

Post by LCovington » March 22nd, 2012, 3:38 pm

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though i am the only south asian on this thread
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Re: What is the nerdiest thing you have ever done

Post by PacificGoldenPlover » March 23rd, 2012, 9:36 pm

Context:
We just got through dictators week in AP euro, watching a documentary on Mussolini on Tuesday, Hitler on Wednesday, and Stalin on Thursday.

Today, our euro teacher said that we needed a change of thought and gave us a quiz. It was on 80's bands, which I know absolutely nothing about. There were 19 questions where we had to listen to different bands playing different songs. Naturally, I didn't have a clue on any of them, so I randomly guessed minor/major characters in European/Asian history, like Wlodislaw Sikorski, Fumimaro Konoye, and Auguste Scheurer-Kestner. Some of my answers were uncannily close to the actual band name, most notably I guessed David Lloyd-George instead of Pink Floyd.
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Re: What is the nerdiest thing you have ever done

Post by Cedavis6 » March 27th, 2012, 3:08 pm

gneissisnice wrote:In an Academic Team practice once, we had this exchange:

Coach (reading a question): "Identify this East African country based on its list of rulers-"
*I buzz in*
Coach: "...I didn't even read the list yet, let me read it".
Me: "Nah, it's ok, I wanna answer. Ethiopia".
Coach: "...What? How did you get that?"
Me: "Well, the only East African countries with notable leaders are Egypt and Ethiopia. I figured that Egypt was way too obvious, and I assume that the last name on that list was Hallie Selassie, one of the rulers of Ethiopia."
Coach: *looks at list and sees that the last name on the list is Hallie Selassie* "...How...what?"

My other favorite was:

Coach (reading a question): "Lepidolite..."
Me *buzzing in, interrupting the question* "Mica".
Coach: "...Yes."
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Re: What is the nerdiest thing you have ever done

Post by anepictimelord » March 28th, 2012, 12:17 pm

I edited the wikipedia page on Calculus. It said you couldn't divide by zero.
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Re: What is the nerdiest thing you have ever done

Post by fluffy321 » March 28th, 2012, 1:47 pm

butter side up wrote:I have done several things like that.
When I was five, I started lecturing a curator at the Museum of Natural History in New York about the fact that they had only found the forearms of Therizinosaurus and the fact that yes, I knew that it was probably an insectivore or herbivore.
I also corrected a curator about a display at a local sciencecenter about Mars having two moons, Deimos and Phobos, not zero, as the display stated. I was about five for this, too.
And kudos to gneissisnice about correcting him. That is the story of my life.
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identified a christmas tree to the genus and speicies at a mens store my dad needed to go to :geek:

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Re: What is the nerdiest thing you have ever done

Post by geminicross » March 28th, 2012, 2:14 pm

I made an elaborate debate, explaining why we don't exist, and a good portion of my class believed me.

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Re: What is the nerdiest thing you have ever done

Post by Cheesy Pie » March 28th, 2012, 2:38 pm

When I get bored, I Google random biology stuff, like the phylogeny of the Phoronida. I also correct my fossils book (Smithsonian). IT NEEDS AN EDITOR!
I would have corrected a tour guide when he made no mention that sago palms were cycads if my parents didn't stop me.
I also go on rants about how museum exhibits don't have accurate info all the time.
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Don't do science.

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Re: What is the nerdiest thing you have ever done

Post by Zoobanks » March 29th, 2012, 4:19 pm

Ok.. I explained to my Chemistry class why we don't exist, but our rather a computer simulation created by a post-human civilization for their amusement. I blew the minds of half the students; the other half got really upset. The teacher thinks I am either a genius or belong in an asylum.
Also I post on Scioly and have edited the wiki so yeah....

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