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She’s wearing a Can’t Stop The Signal tee, knee-length socks, a Hogwarts sweater (Gryffindor House, of course), a pleated mini-skirt and white Chuck Taylors with Pac-Man hand painted onto them.Geeks tend to focus on their interests with such laser-like intensity that they don’t often devote much time or study to anything outside their immediate sphere.They tend to be loners and introverts and uncomfortable in large social gatherings or with new people.Geeks have an unfortunate tendency to be poorly socialized outside of their own peer group, which makes finding a relationship even more difficult.Women are already arousing and intimidating objects of desire in geek culture; trying to socialize with them is venturing in to true It’s worth noting that the Geek Girl is different from a girl who is a geek.She’s the one toting around the Naruto-branded messenger bag with a copies of Watchmen, Blankets and Grant Morrison’s run on New X-Men sticking out the top.She’s waiting in line for the midnight release for Halo 4 and Kingdom Hearts Posterior Aphasia.2 View All Next »This is the week that I decide to alienate more than half of my audience. However, geeks, like all other creatures, crave love, acceptance, intimacy and companionship. It’s notoriously difficult to pull a geek outside of his comfort zone; the world hates and fears him, therefore why should he have anything to do with the world outside of the tiny slice that values him. This tendency towards withdrawing into themselves extends into all aspects of their lives. Geeks foster and maintain the idea that nerds as a collective whole are better, more moral, more open minded and more socially accepting people.