But those guys who walk the line between nerd and die-hard geek could use just a little luring out of their shell.Underneath all of those odd hobbies and quirky friends, these men can not only hold a conversation, but they also champion a woman with an education, a large vocabulary and a mind of her own.The strategy recommended by the Chip Chick article is two-fold: 1.
If you haven’t given a second look to the guy that looks like your former Chemistry tutor, perhaps you should delve deeper into this untapped resource.
Maybe the comic book expert with the closetful of costumes for next month’s convention is a little much.
And geeked-out attire with sexy lines don’t hurt either.
(Read: Tight-fitting Mario and Warcraft shirts apparently works wonders.) Step 2) Choose a geek TV show — and learn everything about it.
You might be awesome at Dance Central, but it won’t win you any points, not when the guy’s into World of Warcraft or Portal.
You don’t have to choose the same games and invest loads of time into it, if you don’t want.
Getting comfortable with Street fighter or Soul Caliber and learning just a couple of wicked moves is a-okay. There are only a couple of things that are sure in life: Taxes, and the fact that would-be romantic partners will definitely Google you.
If you’re adopting a new image, you’ll want to stock your Twitter/Facebook stream with evidence of your geekiness.
(Genuine she-geeks don’t need the help, since they’re already on the same wavelength with their male brethren.) Is it offensive to see what amounts to a tipsheet on how to dupe guys with tricks? When I wrote “5 Tips for Snagging a Techie Girl” last year, the idea was to help readers put their best foot forward — not con anyone with falsehoods.
But let’s put authenticity aside for a second, and cut to the chase: In the real world, would these geek-seeking steps even work?
They’re also handy to have around when that pesky hardware goes bonkers, and some might even have an “in” for checking out pre-release software.