September 29, 2015

To his friend...


18 comments:

  1. Maybe someday being a Jerk will be cool. Be careful about labeling people. :-)

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  2. I feel his pain.

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  3. The only fake Nerds are those Gummi Nerds.

    Seriously, Wonka. You shit the bed on that one, and you owe all candy fans an apology.

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  4. I really do feel for this guy, but now I'm wondering which are the RIGHT comics? Is there a list somewhere?

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    1. No list. You just need a rage-o-meter when you're talking to a fan.

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  5. He might be a fake nerd if he's never had to defend his comic choices to other nerds before now.

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  6. Fake nerds are becoming the new cool thing. But true fake nerds never complained about being called so.

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  7. Fake nerd? What exactly are the wrong comics? Ones that aren't being made into movies?

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    1. I suspect it's ones that HAVE been made into movies. Now that everyone knows who, say, Rocket Raccoon is, he doesn't work as a touchstone for the sort of people who base their self-worth on the breadth and obscurity of their comics knowledge.

      So instead of saying, "Oh, you don't know who Rocket Raccoon is?" and making a smug face, they now say, "Of course you like Rocket Raccoon; he was in a movie. If you were a real comic fan, you'd be into Ch'p." And then they make the same smug face.

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    2. Hey, wait a minute! I know who Ch'p is. I even know who M'nn'e is! I must be cool now!

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  8. It's not just females getting called "fake nerd" anymore?

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  9. But... but I DO like Ch'p!

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    1. You don;t like Ch'p. No one likes Ch'p, not even Ch'p.
      Now is also probably a good time to mention that I don't know who or what Ch'p is.

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    2. Or how to use a semi-colon.

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    3. Ch'p was a Green Lantern from a planet of sentient raccoons. And I couldn't even type that with a straight face.

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    4. Ch'p was a squirrel, not a raccoon.

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    5. Ahh! You're right. Stupid failing memory! Seriously, though, thank you for pointing out my error.

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