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8th Aug '17 2:52:38 PM DaibhidC
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* In the ''Radio/JohnFinnemoresDoubleActs'' episode "This is What We Do", the somewhat pretentious 18 year old Pidge is horrified to discover that while he was at Uni, his friend Gavin has got into ''TabletopGame/DungeonsAndDragons''. Less because he's got anything against the game itself ("Of course it's ''fun''!") as because it cements their nerd status. (Later, when admitting that [[spoiler: everything he previously told Gavin about what they're doing is a lie, he confesses to being in the university's ''TabletopGame/SettlersOfCatan'' team]], and ''not'' the squash team).

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* In the ''Radio/JohnFinnemoresDoubleActs'' episode "This is What We Do", the somewhat pretentious 18 year old Pidge is horrified to discover that while he was at Uni, his friend Gavin has got into ''TabletopGame/DungeonsAndDragons''. Less because he's got anything against the game itself ("Of course it's ''fun''!") as because it cements their nerd status. (Later, when admitting that [[spoiler: everything he previously told Gavin about what they're doing is a lie, he confesses to being in the university's ''TabletopGame/SettlersOfCatan'' team]], team, and ''not'' the squash team).team]]).
8th Aug '17 2:52:27 PM DaibhidC
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* In the ''Radio/JohnFinnemoresDoubleActs'' episode "This is What We Do", the somewhat pretentious 18 year old Pidge is horrified to discover that while he was at Uni, his friend Gavin has got into ''TabletopGame/DungeonsAndDragons''. Less because he's got anything against the game itself ("Of course it's ''fun''!") as because it cements their nerd status. (Later, when admitting that [[spoiler: everything he previously told Gavin about what they're doing is a lie, he confesses to being in the university's ''TabletopGame/SettlersOfCatan'' team]]).

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* In the ''Radio/JohnFinnemoresDoubleActs'' episode "This is What We Do", the somewhat pretentious 18 year old Pidge is horrified to discover that while he was at Uni, his friend Gavin has got into ''TabletopGame/DungeonsAndDragons''. Less because he's got anything against the game itself ("Of course it's ''fun''!") as because it cements their nerd status. (Later, when admitting that [[spoiler: everything he previously told Gavin about what they're doing is a lie, he confesses to being in the university's ''TabletopGame/SettlersOfCatan'' team]]).team]], and ''not'' the squash team).
8th Aug '17 2:51:56 PM DaibhidC
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* In the ''Radio/JohnFinnemoresDoubleActs'' episode "This is What We Do", the somewhat pretentious 18 year old Pidge is horrified to discover that while he was at Uni, his friend Gavin has got into ''TabletopGame/DungeonsAndDragons''. Less because he's got anything against the game itself ("Of course it's ''fun''!") as because it cements their nerd status. (Later, when admitting that [[spoiler: everything he previously told Gavin about what they're doing is a lie]] he confesses to playing ''TabletopGame/SettlersOfCatan'').

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* In the ''Radio/JohnFinnemoresDoubleActs'' episode "This is What We Do", the somewhat pretentious 18 year old Pidge is horrified to discover that while he was at Uni, his friend Gavin has got into ''TabletopGame/DungeonsAndDragons''. Less because he's got anything against the game itself ("Of course it's ''fun''!") as because it cements their nerd status. (Later, when admitting that [[spoiler: everything he previously told Gavin about what they're doing is a lie]] lie, he confesses to playing ''TabletopGame/SettlersOfCatan'').being in the university's ''TabletopGame/SettlersOfCatan'' team]]).
8th Aug '17 2:44:17 PM DaibhidC
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* In the ''Radio/JohnFinnemoresDoubleActs'' episode "This is What We Do", the somewhat pretentious 18 year old Pidge is horrified to discover that while he was at Uni, his friend Gavin has got into ''TabletopGame/DungeonsAndDragons''. Less because he's got anything against the game itself ("Of course it's ''fun''!") as because it cements their nerd status. (Later, when admitting that [[spoiler: everything he previously told Gavin about what they're doing is a lie]] he confesses to playing ''TabletopGame/SettlersOfCatan'').
-->'''Pidge''': People like us cannot do ''Dungeons & Dragons''. If we're going to remain in that crucial third quartile of popularity -- not popular, but not bullied -- we've ''got'' to keep people like the D&D lot below us.
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1st Aug '17 8:19:02 PM FactoidCow
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* Towards the start of ''Film/AboutABoy'', two of Marcus's nerdy-looking classmates tell him that they can't hang out with him anymore, because the bullies only pick on them when Marcus is with them.
30th May '17 6:16:15 PM nombretomado
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* In the WeirdAlYankovic song ''Genius in France'': "And I forgot to mention/I'm not even welcome at the Franchise/StarTrek Convention."

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* In the WeirdAlYankovic Music/WeirdAlYankovic song ''Genius "Genius in France'': France": "And I forgot to mention/I'm not even welcome at the Franchise/StarTrek Convention."
10th May '17 11:47:10 PM ectostar
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16th Apr '17 6:58:56 PM ChaoticNovelist
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** Xander's interactions with Andrew Wells.

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* Cisco Ramon, the GadgeteerGenius from ''Series/TheFlash2014'' had no friends in high school as he was apparently such a nerd that 'even the nerds hated [him]'. It's no wonder that he was so happy to get a job working for Harrison Wells at STAR Labs, since he was finally in an environment where nerdiness and genius was actually celebrated.
* In the "Invertebrates" episode of ''Series/{{QI}}'', this was the reaction to the teams learning about the Worm-Charming Festival (which failed to charm any worms):

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* ''Series/TheFlash2014'': Cisco Ramon, the GadgeteerGenius from ''Series/TheFlash2014'' GadgeteerGenius, had no friends in high school as he was apparently such a nerd that 'even the nerds hated [him]'. It's no wonder that he was so happy to get a job working for Harrison Wells at STAR Labs, since he was finally in an environment where nerdiness and genius was actually celebrated.
* ''Series/{{QI}}'': In the "Invertebrates" episode of ''Series/{{QI}}'', episode, this was the reaction to the teams learning about the Worm-Charming Festival (which failed to charm any worms):
7th Apr '17 4:04:44 PM nombretomado
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* ''PotterPuppetPals'' puts it pretty bluntly.

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* ''PotterPuppetPals'' ''WebVideo/PotterPuppetPals'' puts it pretty bluntly.
15th Mar '17 7:36:31 PM Jacob175
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