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21st Sep '16 8:43:52 AM RubyVisiblyShaken
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Now, this does have some 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, 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]].
17th Sep '16 3:40:34 AM harostar
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* ''Manga/TokyoGhoul'' introduces protagonist Ken Kaneki as a shy bookworm that rarely leaves his apartment. He's ''very clearly'' a virgin, fretting over trying to ask a girl out for the first time. Unfortunately for him, his first date ends with him discovering Rize is a LiteralManeater...
9th Sep '16 10:24:43 AM StFan
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->'''Hardison:''' Looks like an ordinary cell phone, right? It's not, man. It's a metal detector. See, it uses pulse-induction technology that sends out a current that generates a magnetic field, and then ... are you even listening?
->'''Eliot:''' Yeah.
->'''Hardison:''' Well, what'd I say?
->'''Eliot:''' You were explaining how you're still a virgin?

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->'''Hardison:''' Looks like an ordinary cell phone, right? It's not, man. It's a metal detector. See, it uses pulse-induction technology that sends out a current that generates a magnetic field, and then ... then... are you even listening?
->'''Eliot:''' Yeah.
->'''Hardison:'''
listening?\\
'''Eliot:''' Yeah.\\
'''Hardison:'''
Well, what'd I say?
->'''Eliot:'''
say?\\
'''Eliot:'''
You were explaining how you're still a virgin?



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* [[HistoricalDomainCharacter Charles Darwin]] in ''WesternAnimation/ThePiratesInAnAdventureWithScientists'' laments that he may never get a girlfriend.
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-->'''[[TheSmartGuy Meeks]]:''' I'll try anything once!
--> '''[[JerkWithAHeartOfGold Charlie]]:''' Except sex!

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-->'''[[TheSmartGuy Meeks]]:''' I'll try anything once!
-->
once!\\
'''[[JerkWithAHeartOfGold Charlie]]:''' Except sex!



* Played with / implied in ''Film/BackToTheFuture'':
--> [In the past, Marty observes his dad's incompetence]
--> '''Marty:''' Jesus, George, it was a wonder I was even born.
** There's also this:
--> [Marty and Doc observe George's incompetence in 1955]
--> '''Dr. Emmett Brown:''' Which one's your pop?
--> '''Marty:''' [points him out] That's him.
--> [They see him getting kicked around by other school bullies]
--> '''Dr. Emmett Brown:''' Maybe you were adopted.

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* Played with / implied in ''Film/BackToTheFuture'':
--> [In ** Played with/implied when in the past, Marty observes his dad's incompetence]
--> '''Marty:'''
incompetence:
--->'''Marty:'''
Jesus, George, it was a wonder I was even born.
** There's also this:
--> [Marty
this, when Marty and Doc observe George's incompetence in 1955]
--> '''Dr.
1955:
-->'''Dr.
Emmett Brown:''' Which one's your pop?
-->
pop?\\
'''Marty:''' [points ''[points him out] out]'' That's him.
--> [They
him.\\
''[they
see him getting kicked around by other school bullies]
-->
bullies]''\\
'''Dr. Emmett Brown:''' Maybe you were adopted.



--> I have done NOTHING bad my entire life! Hey man, I'm still a virgin.

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--> -->'''Glenn:''' I have done NOTHING bad my entire life! Hey man, I'm still a virgin.



--> '''Rat''': Wait a second...you guys aren't here to whack me, are you? Cause I was kinda hoping to have sex before that happens...

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--> '''Rat''': -->'''Rat:''' Wait a second...second... you guys aren't here to whack me, are you? Cause I was kinda hoping to have sex before that happens...



* Played absolutely straight in ''Literature/TheBriefWondrousLifeOfOscarWao''.

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* %%* Played absolutely straight in ''Literature/TheBriefWondrousLifeOfOscarWao''.



-->'''Sam:''' ''(checking out his new face)'' "Who ''are'' you?" ''(finds Advanced Physics and Chemistry textbooks)'' "Smart kid." ''(finds [[StarWars Darth Vader]] T-shirt)'' "Virgin."
** Subverted with Charlie, a semi-recurring character who {{LARP}}s and loves 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.

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-->'''Sam:''' ''(checking ''[checking out his new face)'' "Who face]'' Who ''are'' you?" ''(finds you? ''[finds Advanced Physics and Chemistry textbooks)'' "Smart kid." ''(finds [[StarWars textbooks]'' Smart kid. ''[finds [[Franchise/StarWars Darth Vader]] T-shirt)'' "Virgin."
T-shirt]'' Virgin.
** Subverted with Charlie, a semi-recurring character who {{LARP}}s and loves HarryPotter, 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.



* Averted in ''Series/{{Bones}}'', where the show's extensive and exotic gallery of nerds and geeks all do have sex, usually satisfactory and often perverse (and do they brag about it!).
** Played with in the case of Zach Addy, whom everyone initially assumes is a virgin. He tells them quite frankly that he has, and does, in fact, have sex. At one point, he asks the psychologist Sweets why everyone thinks/assumes he is a virgin.

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* Averted in ''Series/{{Bones}}'', where the show's extensive and exotic gallery of nerds and geeks all do have sex, usually satisfactory and often perverse (and do they brag about it!).
**
it!). Played with in the case of Zach Addy, whom everyone initially assumes is a virgin. He tells them quite frankly that he has, and does, in fact, have sex. At one point, he asks the psychologist Sweets why everyone thinks/assumes he is a virgin.



* Averted in ''{{Series/CSI}}'', when the HollywoodHomely assistant coroner displays some particularly nerdy knowledge and Nick quips "you need a girlfriend, man." The coroner replies "I'm engaged".

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* Averted in ''{{Series/CSI}}'', ''Series/{{CSI}}'', when the HollywoodHomely assistant coroner displays some particularly nerdy knowledge and Nick quips "you need a girlfriend, man." The coroner replies "I'm engaged".



-->'''Statistician 1:''' You're like Neo.
-->'''Dan:''' Wow.
-->'''Selina:''' What's a Neo?
-->'''Statistician 1:''' He's from The Matrix. Everything he does is awesome.
-->'''Statistician 2:''' The first movie. The sequels sucked.
-->'''Jonah:''' Guys, we agreed to let The Matrix debate lie.
-->'''Dan:''' Jesus, I can feel my virginity growing back in here.

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-->'''Statistician 1:''' You're like Neo.
-->'''Dan:''' Wow.
-->'''Selina:'''
Neo.\\
'''Dan:''' Wow.\\
'''Selina:'''
What's a Neo?
-->'''Statistician
Neo?\\
'''Statistician
1:''' He's from The Matrix. ''The Matrix''. Everything he does is awesome.
-->'''Statistician
awesome.\\
'''Statistician
2:''' The first movie. The sequels sucked.
-->'''Jonah:'''
sucked.\\
'''Jonah:'''
Guys, we agreed to let The Matrix ''The Matrix'' debate lie.
-->'''Dan:'''
lie.\\
'''Dan:'''
Jesus, I can feel my virginity growing back in here.



* In Music/{{Weird Al|Yankovic}}'s song, "All About the Pentiums," one line goes "They call me the king of the spreadsheets. Got 'em all printed out on my bedsheets." Doesn't leave too much room, apparently, for doing anything else ''under'' the bedsheets.

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* Music/WeirdAlYankovic:
**
In Music/{{Weird Al|Yankovic}}'s song, the song "All About the Pentiums," Pentiums", one line goes "They call me the king of the spreadsheets. Got 'em all printed out on my bedsheets." Doesn't leave too much room, apparently, for doing anything else ''under'' the bedsheets.



* [[WebVideo/BumReviews Chester A. Bum]] noted this in his review of the new ''Film/StarTrek''.
** Averted with most of the TGWTG crew though. Creator/DougWalker is married, his brother is married, and Linkara, Spoony, & Lindsay have all been in long term relationships.
* ''WebVideo/AskThatGuyWithTheGlasses'' had this answer to the ''StarWars'' special editions and the famous TheDogShotFirst scene.
-->'''Q:''' Who shot first? Han or Greedo?
-->'''A:''' Sleep with somebody.

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* Website/ThatGuyWithTheGlasses:
**
[[WebVideo/BumReviews Chester A. Bum]] noted this in his review of the new ''Film/StarTrek''.
** Averted with most of the TGWTG crew though. Creator/DougWalker is married, his brother is married, and Linkara, Spoony, & Lindsay have all been in long term long-term relationships.
* ** ''WebVideo/AskThatGuyWithTheGlasses'' had this answer to the ''StarWars'' ''Franchise/StarWars'' special editions and the famous TheDogShotFirst scene.
-->'''Q:''' Who shot first? Han or Greedo?
-->'''A:'''
Greedo?\\
'''A:'''
Sleep with somebody.



* 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 ''MagicTheGathering''.

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* 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 ''MagicTheGathering''.''TabletopGame/MagicTheGathering''.



* [[HistoricalDomainCharacter Charles Darwin]] in ''WesternAnimation/ThePiratesInAnAdventureWithScientists'' laments that he may never get a girlfriend.
* Like its {{Seth MacFarlane}} companions, ''WesternAnimation/AmericanDad'' has this in effect with Steve, Barry, Snots, and Toshi. Many episodes have a subplot involving either Steve or Steve and his friends trying to overcome their nerdiness and get some.
* On ''{{WesternAnimation/Daria}},'' both [[IntelligenceEqualsIsolation Daria]] and her artsy best friend [[CoolLoser Jane]] end the series as virgins; of the other notable characters in their grade, the only one not implied to have sex is [[ExtrovertedNerd Upchuck]]. There was an episode where Daria and [[TallDarkAndSnarky Tom]] almost have sex, but Daria [[LetsWaitAWhile can't go through with it]].

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* [[HistoricalDomainCharacter Charles Darwin]] in ''WesternAnimation/ThePiratesInAnAdventureWithScientists'' laments that he may never get a girlfriend.
* Like its {{Seth MacFarlane}} Creator/SethMacFarlane companions, ''WesternAnimation/AmericanDad'' has this in effect with Steve, Barry, Snots, and Toshi. Many episodes have a subplot involving either Steve or Steve and his friends trying to overcome their nerdiness and get some.
* On ''{{WesternAnimation/Daria}},'' both ''WesternAnimation/{{Daria}}'':
** Both
[[IntelligenceEqualsIsolation Daria]] and her artsy best friend [[CoolLoser Jane]] end the series as virgins; of the other notable characters in their grade, the only one not implied to have sex is [[ExtrovertedNerd [[ExtravertedNerd Upchuck]]. There was an episode where Daria and [[TallDarkAndSnarky Tom]] almost have sex, but Daria [[LetsWaitAWhile can't go through with it]].
1st Aug '16 5:57:15 AM Morgenthaler
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* Inverted in ''AmericanPie'': the biggest nerds (band geeks) are also the sluttiest.

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* Inverted in ''AmericanPie'': ''Film/AmericanPie'': the biggest nerds (band geeks) are also the sluttiest.
16th Jul '16 12:20:04 PM nombretomado
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* [[WebAnimation/ZeroPunctuation Yahtzee]] alludes to this in his review of {{Catherine}}:

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* [[WebAnimation/ZeroPunctuation Yahtzee]] alludes to this in his review of {{Catherine}}:''VideoGame/{{Catherine}}'':
3rd Jul '16 12:38:11 PM NWolfman
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* There is a CutawayGag on ''WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy'' where a terrorist goes to heaven to get his "72 virgins", only to find a group of (male) nerds playing ''MagicTheGathering''.

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* There is a CutawayGag on ''WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy'' where a terrorist 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 ''MagicTheGathering''.
30th Jun '16 3:27:58 AM Adept
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* Averted in the manga ''Manga/BlackLagoon'', Benny the ship's tech is the only one shown to have a sex life and he got the girl he got ''because'' of his hacking skills. The other characters probably aren't virgins, though.
17th May '16 11:22:09 AM JoeMerl
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* On ''{{WesternAnimation/Daria}},'' both [[IntelligenceEqualsIsolation Daria]] and her artsy best friend [[CoolLoser Jane]] end the series as virgins; of the other notable characters in their grade, the only one not implied to have sex is [[ExtrovertedNerd Upchuck]]. There was an episode where Daria and [[TallDarkAndSnarky Tom]] almost have sex, but Daria [[LetsWaitAWhile can't go through with it]].
** Interestingly {{Inverted}} with Daria's popular, boy-crazy sister [[LovableLibby Quinn]], who is implied to have a ParalyzingFearOfSexuality. In fact, there's not really any indication that anyone in [[GirlPosse the Fashion Club]] has had sex.
20th Apr '16 1:41:49 PM Morgenthaler
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* ''Series/{{Supernatural}}'': Sam has been [[FreakyFridayFlip body-swapped]] with a teenage boy and is looking through the kid's stuff.

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* ''Series/{{Supernatural}}'': ''Series/{{Supernatural}}'':
**
Sam has been [[FreakyFridayFlip body-swapped]] with a teenage boy and is looking through the kid's stuff.



** Averted with Charlie, a semi-recurring character who {{LARP}}s and loves 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.

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** Averted Subverted with Charlie, a semi-recurring character who {{LARP}}s and loves 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.
20th Apr '16 1:41:07 PM Morgenthaler
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* ''RevengeOfTheNerds'' plays with this in varying degrees. Clearly some of the nerds are out of their depth sexually, but Gilbert seems fine at attracting nerdy girls, Lewis comes off as a sexual maestro, and Booger clearly has enough experience to take an illegitimate child scare seriously in the fourth movie.

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* ''RevengeOfTheNerds'' ''Film/RevengeOfTheNerds'' plays with this in varying degrees. Clearly some of the nerds are out of their depth sexually, but Gilbert seems fine at attracting nerdy girls, Lewis comes off as a sexual maestro, and Booger clearly has enough experience to take an illegitimate child scare seriously in the fourth movie.



* In ''TheBreakfastClub'', Brian Johnson (the "brain") is a virgin... but so are Claire (the princess) and Alison (the basket case). However, Alison and Claire both get together with Bender and Andy at the end, while Brian is left alone and single.
* Implied in ''DeadPoetsSociety'':

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* In ''TheBreakfastClub'', ''Film/TheBreakfastClub'', Brian Johnson (the "brain") is a virgin... but so are Claire (the princess) and Alison (the basket case). However, Alison and Claire both get together with Bender and Andy at the end, while Brian is left alone and single.
* Implied in ''DeadPoetsSociety'':''Film/DeadPoetsSociety'':
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