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14th Jun '17 7:32:11 PM GigaHand
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Now, this does have some [[Main/TruthInTelevision real life basis,]] in that some nerds and geeks do lack some social skills, and take up unusual interests as a way to fill the gap in their lives (or, more unfortunately, fail to develop social skills ''because'' of said interests). Some might just be [[{{Asexuality}} asexual]].

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Now, this does have some [[Main/TruthInTelevision real life basis,]] in that some nerds and geeks do lack some social skills, and take up unusual interests as a way to fill the gap in their lives (or, more unfortunately, fail to develop social skills ''because'' of said interests).interests), or simply find them more interesting than exercising social skills. Some might just be [[{{Asexuality}} asexual]].
25th May '17 2:34:51 AM meanmetalmario
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-->'''Sam:''' ''[checking out his new face]'' Who ''are'' you? ''[finds Advanced Physics and Chemistry textbooks]'' Smart kid. ''[finds [[Franchise/StarWars Darth Vader]] T-shirt]'' Virgin.

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-->'''Sam:''' --->'''Sam:''' ''[checking out his new face]'' Who ''are'' you? ''[finds Advanced Physics and Chemistry textbooks]'' Smart kid. ''[finds [[Franchise/StarWars Darth Vader]] T-shirt]'' Virgin.
25th May '17 2:34:24 AM meanmetalmario
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* ''Enforced'' by WebVideo/TheAngryVideoGameNerd in ''Film/AngryVideoGameNerdTheMovie'', who tells his protégé Cooper that true nerdhood means forsaking the pursuit of social interaction -- especially dating and sex -- for the pursuit of your chosen hobbies. Or, to summarize: "[[BrosBeforeHoes Nerds before birds]]". [[spoiler:He's fine with Cooper hooking up with Mandy at the end of the movie, though]].



** Subverted with Charlie, a semi-recurring character who {{LARP}}s and loves Franchise/HarryPotter, and is implied in her introduction to get some rather regularly. Also both brothers are both a little bit nerdy, Dean constantly [[ShoutOut dropping references]] and Sam being a former law student, and seem to have no trouble getting laid.
** In one episode, Sam and Bobby both act more than a little condescending towards Dean when he says that he has never heard of Creator/HPLovecraft or any of his works. Dean replies in an even more condescending tone, "Sorry, I guess I was too busy having ''sex'' with '''''women'''''."

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** Subverted with Charlie, a semi-recurring character who {{LARP}}s and loves Franchise/HarryPotter, Franchise/HarryPotter among other nerdy endeavours, and is implied in her introduction to get some rather regularly. a lesbian [[ThePornomancer Pornomancer]] that can bed pretty much any woman she looks at, even once crossing the species boundary and making out with a [[FairySexy fairy]]. She probably also banged Dorothy from ''Literature/TheWizardOfOz'', but that's not confirmed.
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Also both brothers are both a little bit nerdy, Dean constantly [[ShoutOut dropping references]] and Sam being a former law student, and seem to have no trouble getting laid.
** In one episode, Sam and Bobby both act more than a little condescending towards make fun of Dean when he says that he has never for not having heard of Creator/HPLovecraft or any of his works. Dean replies in an even more condescending tone, then shoots back, "Sorry, I guess I was too busy having ''sex'' with '''''women'''''." Of course, EvenNerdsHaveStandards, and later in the same episode, Bobby is talking to a guy who [[CollectorOfTheStrange collects Lovecraft's private correspondence letters]] and snarks, "You must be catnip to the ladies".



* Gary from ''Webcomic/MenageA3'', [[spoiler:for quite a long time. Then the plot moved on. His nerdiness still gets in the way of his sex life, but not hopelessly]].

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* Gary from ''Webcomic/MenageA3'', [[spoiler:for quite [[spoiler:although he did get laid eventually. A few times, even. And he later gained a long reputation as an [[SexGod master of cunnilingus]], so he has women literally lined up outside his door mos of the time. Then the plot moved on. His nerdiness still gets in the way Unfortunately most of his sex life, but not hopelessly]].them just want to use him like a glorified vibrator so he doesn't get much out of this reputation other than a sore jaw, and he's too much of an ExtremeDoormat to say no]].



-->'''Fred''': Wait. You don't want teenagers havin' sex but you don't want 'em playin' "TableTopGames/DungeonsAndDragons" either? Isn't that like sayin' you don't want 'em to get sick [[HilariousInHindsight but you'd hate to see them get vaccinations]]?

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-->'''Fred''': Wait. You don't want teenagers havin' sex but you don't want 'em playin' "TableTopGames/DungeonsAndDragons" ''TableTopGames/DungeonsAndDragons'' either? Isn't that like sayin' you don't want 'em to get sick [[HilariousInHindsight but you'd hate to see them get vaccinations]]?
25th May '17 1:52:54 AM meanmetalmario
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* ''WesternAnimation/TheClevelandShow'': Cleveland takes Jnr to a sci-fi convention, to show him what happens to guys that fail to lose their virginity. They ended up coming home with heaps of stuff from it.

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* ''WesternAnimation/TheClevelandShow'': Cleveland takes Jnr Junior to a sci-fi convention, to show him what happens to guys that fail to lose their virginity. They ended up coming home with heaps of stuff from it.



* There is a CutawayGag on ''WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy'' where a member of the Taliban goes to heaven after a suicide bombing to get his "72 virgins", only to find a group of (male) nerds playing ''TabletopGame/MagicTheGathering''.
-->"OSAAMAAA!!"

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* There is On ''WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy'', a CutawayGag on ''WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy'' where a member of the Taliban goes to heaven after a features an Al-Qaeda suicide bombing bomber arriving in Heaven, excited to get his "72 virgins", only to find a group promised reward of (male) 72 virgins. He gets 72 male nerds playing ''TabletopGame/MagicTheGathering''.
-->"OSAAMAAA!!"-->'''Suicide Bomber:''' ''[angry SkywardScream]'' OSAAAMAAA!!
25th Mar '17 8:01:25 AM ironballs16
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* ''WebComic/SomethingPositive'' includes a few jokes of this caliber, but [[http://www.somethingpositive.net/sp10082006.shtml most explicitly]] with the "[[ScareEmStraight Hell House]]" arc.
-->'''Fred''': Wait. You don't want teenagers havin' sex but you don't want 'em playin' "TableTopGames/DungeonsAndDragons" either? Isn't that like sayin' you don't want 'em to get sick [[HilariousInHindsight but you'd hate to see them get vaccinations]]?
5th Mar '17 9:40:08 AM nombretomado
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* An issue of the MarvelComics' ComicBook/CaptainMarVell used this trope when an evil sorcerer needed to sacrifice virgins to summon a demon [[TakeThatAudience and tried to use a comic book store's customers for that purpose.]]

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* An issue of the MarvelComics' Creator/MarvelComics' ComicBook/CaptainMarVell used this trope when an evil sorcerer needed to sacrifice virgins to summon a demon [[TakeThatAudience and tried to use a comic book store's customers for that purpose.]]
17th Feb '17 9:24:54 AM JoeMerl
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* {{Subverted}} in ''Film/{{Clueless}}:'' the main characters are doing a school assignment with a nerdy girl who keeps running off to throw up. At first they assume she had an eating disorder; instead, it turns out that [[MorningSickness she's likely pregnant]], which a test confirms. (Note that all three of the popular protagonists are virgins up until about the last episode.) The father, though [[TheUnseen unseen]], is implied to be as much of a dork as the girl is.

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* {{Subverted}} in ''Film/{{Clueless}}:'' the main characters are doing a school assignment with a nerdy girl who keeps running off to throw up. At first they assume she had has an eating disorder; instead, it turns out that [[MorningSickness she's likely pregnant]], which they get a test confirms. to confirm. (Note that all three of the [[LovableAlphaBitch popular protagonists protagonists]] are virgins up until about the last episode.) The father, girl's boyfriend, though [[TheUnseen unseen]], is implied to be as much of apparently a massive dork as the girl is. himself.
29th Jan '17 3:21:19 PM Darth_Rasputin32898
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* In ''Series/{{Community}}'', Jeff Winger jokes that the math club has improved so dramatically at paintball that they must have been practicing... while everyone else was having sex.
19th Dec '16 3:08:32 PM Discar
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If the nerds are the main characters, there is a high chance they ''won't'' be virgins by the end of the movie/book/first season of the show, because [[NatureAbhorsAVirgin virginity is a tragic flaw]] and [[SexAsRiteOfPassage heroes always overcome their flaws]]. Make that a very, very high chance [[ComingOfAgeStory if said heroes]] [[AManIsNotAVirgin are male]].

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If the nerds are the main characters, there is a high chance they ''won't'' be virgins by the end of the movie/book/first season of the show, because [[NatureAbhorsAVirgin virginity is a tragic flaw]] and [[SexAsRiteOfPassage heroes always overcome their flaws]]. Make that a very, very high chance [[ComingOfAgeStory if said heroes]] [[AManIsNotAVirgin heroes are male]].
30th Oct '16 9:38:31 AM zarpaulus
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* ''Webcomic/SaturdayMorningBreakfastCereal'': "All who enter must prove they have renounced all love, desire, and pleasures of the flesh..." *holds up D&D Player's Handbook* "[[http://www.smbc-comics.com/comic/2006-01-19 You may pass.]]"

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* ''Webcomic/SaturdayMorningBreakfastCereal'': ''Webcomic/SaturdayMorningBreakfastCereal'':
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"All who enter must prove they have renounced all love, desire, and pleasures of the flesh..." *holds up D&D Player's Handbook* "[[http://www.smbc-comics.com/comic/2006-01-19 You may pass.]]"]]"
** Later subverted with [[http://www.smbc-comics.com/comic/2006-12-14 the usual flair]].
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