- Geeky Turn-On. Made sure that his (ex-)girlfriend used the right brace style (for the record, OTBS) before asking her out.
- Insufferable Genius, with occasional trips to Cloudcuckooland.
- Nerd, to a certain extent. (Although, as an MIT student, what do you expect?)
- Otaku — was a serious astronomy/spaceflight otaku as a preteen and young teen, and to this day can recite obscure facts about the Apollo missions. Is driving head-on toward anime otaku territory.
Tropers / Fermatprime
MIT student, sometime TOW editor, aspiring theoretical computer scientist/sci-fi writer. Reads way, way more than is good for him. Also happens to think that Stephen Sondheim and Stanley Kubrick are woefully underrepresented on this wiki, and plans to work to correct that. Right after he finishes reading this article... This troper provides examples of: