Grrlscientist asked. I answer:

I am nerdier than 98% of all people. Are you nerdier? Click here to find out!

I too had taken this before. I seem to remember having got a slightly lower score. Must be the extra memory in my new laptop :)

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After being prompted by GrrlScientist and Prof John Lynch, I took this test again remembering that I scored in the 79th percentile before we joined The results page states further that, "it's time to apply to MIT," but after the Tonegawa/Karpova thing, I'll stay with my land-…
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Since there is a nerd contest going on at ScienceBlogs I might as well reveal my score: What does this mean? Your nerdiness is: Somewhat nerdy. I mean face it, you are nerdier than about half the test takers. Hey, I just might be the least nerdy of all the ScienceBloggers! Wow! Kinda makes a…

Same score! Of course, making me choose between operating systems is unfair -- I use all of the listed ones almost daily.

So, did you notice her ears, the sweater or the smile?

I agree regarding the OS choice. I use Linux & Windows. Ended up choosing Linux (if only because I though it was nerdier).


By John Lynch (not verified) on 30 Jul 2006 #permalink

I scored 99, but I could have made 100 if I had been catty and said that COBOL wasn't a programming language. (although I did meet Grace Hopper once)


22.09073% ... Geek.

Some of the questions I'd have answered yes to had it been about the past as opposed to now.

I'm not sure I'm proud of it though.

By John Lynch (not verified) on 31 Jul 2006 #permalink

99% I am the SUPREME NERD GOD! All bow down before me! (and yes, I answered everything honestly, except the picture of the girl - I noticed the stuff in the backgroud first!)

Must have been all those Friday nights I spent studying.

On Chris's link - 78.69822% - Dysfunctional Geek

I am well and truly a geek (I have a physics book and a history of engineering book on my bedstand, and a computer for every room in the apartment).

Seek professional help, my friend. Quickly.

By John Lynch (not verified) on 02 Aug 2006 #permalink