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May 25th is Geek Pride Day
you're looking for something to do today then maybe you should be proud
of who you are because it's Geek Pride Day! We're all a
geeky in some way and there's no reason to hide it! Let's get
right into celebrating Geek Pride Day!
WHY IS THIS A
Today is known as Geek Pride Day or Nerd Pride Day because
this day in 1977 the first Star Wars film came out in theatres. And we
all have seen the long lines full of Star Wars fans that camp out every
time there's a new Star Wars movie... or heck, anything to do with Star
Wars! They dress up as the characters, they swing lightsabers, they
collect action figures... they are geeks. And they might be some of the
biggest geeks, but they're not the only kind of geek you can be. So
today is a day to be proud of however geeky you may be.
think about it, if geeks weren't around then we wouldn't have half of
things we do. Would you call Steve Jobs or Bill Gates a geek? Well,
then most of you can probably thank them because you're using something
they helped develop. Yeah, being smart might not be the popular and
cool thing as you're growing up but geeks get stuff done.
there are a wide variety of geeks, some of which aren't really that
intelligent. Sure, you can be a book geek and study up on a ton of
topics but you also can be a video game geek. And just because you know
all the Pokemon characters, doesn't really mean you're smart but it
does mean you're a geek. But hey, nobody's making fun of you today so
anytime someone takes a Pickachu show them that you're proud of who you
are and keep your head held high! Geeks unite!
So, how can you celebrate today? Well for starters, if you're
in geek denial then take a look at all the things you enjoy. Is there
anything that you're a little obsessive about? Anything that maybe
you'd be a little embarrassed to tell people that you really like it?
Well, that's kind of what being a geek's all about. If you REALLY like
something that the majority of people wouldn't think is that cool then
you're a geek! And that's just fine, because I am too.
you've accepted the fact that you're a geek you need to celebrate it!
So whatever it is you really enjoy you should go all out today and show
it off. If you like a certain TV show or movie then have a marathon and
watch it all day as you sit around with friends who are dressed up as
the characters. If you love books then head to the library or book
store and stock up on a bunch of new textual knowledge. And
why don't you go all out and organize a parade to truly show some geek
pride! Get a ton of geeks together and make some awesome floats, get
dressed up in costumes and get ready for a geeky parade. You can have
people dressed up in sections to represent some of the geekiest, pop
culture characters. You can have a really high tech float that wows the
crowd as it drives by. Or you can toss bookmarks or thumb drives into
the crowds instead of candy. Whatever you decide to do today
hope it's geeky and I hope you enjoy it!