Quotes / Even Nerds Have Standards

That's what we like about you, Mulder: Your ideas are even weirder than ours.
Byers, The X-Files

"People who boast about their I.Q. are losers."

So the other writers and I go out to lunch....I'm telling the guys that Jimmy Darren's coming in. To which they want to know, 'Whos' that?' I say, 'Moondoggie'. No response. 'Moondoggie', from Gidget. No response. I say, 'The Time Tunnel guy' . Nothing. 'Remember they guy with the turtleneck in The Time Tunnel? Not really, vaguely. 'Okay', I yell, William Shatner's sidekick in T.J. Hooker. Oh!! Yeah!! Sure!! These people have Star Trek on the brain. It's like it all has to come back to Star Trek in some way, shape or form.
Ira Behr, Executive Producer of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine

Hey fella, I bet you're still livin' in your parents cellar
Downloading pictures of Sarah Michelle Gellar
And posting, "Me, too!" like some brain-dead AOLer
I should do the world a favor and cap you like Old Yeller
You're just about as useless as JPEGs to Helen Keller
—"It's All About the Pentiums", "Weird Al" Yankovic

Star Wars fans are the worst part of Star Wars, Trekkies ate shit for about 30 straight years...But hardcore Whedonites? They are to Trekkies what the Nation of Islam were to the Civil Rights movement.

Daniel: Plus, in binary, Zero-One has no useful meaning. It's basically saying that the robots would name their city after something that has a null value. Doesn't make any sense.
Only a true geek that is asking for a bruising would ask for 'sodium chloride' rather than salt.

When I tell people Iím a Jags fan, they kind of cringe their face in an apologetic way, as if I told them I have stage 2 lung cancer. Understand I currently live in Michigan, so that means Lions fans feel sorry for me for rooting for the Jags.

I got heat for sayin' he looks like Kefka from FFVI. Everyone's, "NO! He's Mister Sinister, you idiot! Stop bein' a BAD nerd!"
Maffew on Stardust in WresleMania 21, OSW Review

"When I see people at sports teams doing stuff like painting their bodies the same team colour, I honestly wanna say this, '...Dude. I read about stuff like the chemical make-ups of most pharmaceutical plants for fun. The only thing that's keeping me from stealing your lunch money and screaming 'NEEEEERRRRRD' is the hypocrisy of it all.'"
A Forum Post on Deviant ART about a Double Standard about fandoms.

"They're LARPers. It's like what Jer does with the dice and the bits of paper, except the people that Jer hangs out with look down on these guys."
Graham, commodoreHUSTLE Growl

"Spacebattles stalkers are the best. I mean you have a site already filled to the brim with OCD nerds who obsess over minor, pointless details found in obscure snippets of popular culture and flaunt them like symbols of heraldry ... But even the freaks have even freakier freaks to look down upon and shun to the outskirts of their group."

"Do you know what it takes to get a professional nerd to call you a nerd? I do. (Hint: Itís Glass.)"

Nerd#1: "...You'll never be satisfied with a MORTAL woman because the elf wenches are sooo beautiful you'll spend the rest of your life searching for that same beauty again. (Loud inhale) Yes."
Nerd#2: "Wow..You're an idiot."

"CinemaSins: When spacebattles says you're being too nitpicky, you know you're (sic) made a mistake."

Chris does share traits with a lot of people, and some of these traits are quite disturbing and embarrassing. It's a fair assumption that a lot of people who follow Chris's antics are unemployed gamer losers, for example. A lot of people have seen Chris and uttered in their minds "Finally, here's someone who's more pathetic than I am!"

"I may be a sad case but I've never made a joke in base 13."

"There is snobbery among anoraks, believe it or not. A philatelist may sneer at a train-spotter, and the consensus seems to be that Dr Who fans are beneath everybody. I've never agreed. Surely one obsessive interest is as valid as another."
Louis Barfe, The Oldie