Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Ten Awesomely Geeky Valentine's Day Presents for the Dork of Your Desire

Posted By on Wed, Feb 10, 2010 at 8:54 AM

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Geeks need love too.

And while some of us nerds might point out that Valentine's Day is a fake holiday invented to further indoctrinate people into the consumer culture, they simply won't say no to these Valentine's gifts.

So please, check out the list and get your geeks something they will enjoy this year. If you do, you could be wanted on more star systems than Cornelius Evazan.

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Carry Your iPhone In Style
No self-respecting geek would leave home without their smart phone. But more and more normal people walk around with the same phones. How do you let your geekiness stand out? Get this retro handmade Pac Mac phone pouch.

Link to Pac Man pouch
Price: $14

9.
I Love You So Much, I Would...
How do you tell your special someone that you heart her more than Princess Leia (and even Slave Leia)? This card oughta do. What could be more romantic than giving up your beloved high-speed internet?

This card is selling for $4 on etsy.com. And while there are more like it, the general idea is that the average Hallmark is simply not quirky enough.

Link to geeky card
Price: $4
 
8.
Wine Just Became A Lot More Romantic
You're supposed to be all romantic for Valentine's day. And wine is always classy and romantic. But classy and romantic is so not geeky. Why not add R2D2 into the mix?

There is a whole line of these Stars Wars wine stoppers over at etsy.com. They're going for $15.

Link to R2D2 Wine Stopper
Price: $15

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A Heart of Silicon
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Geeky girls are hot. Err, hot girls who are geeky are hot. And the great thing about geeky girls is they appreciate gifts from the heart.

Instead of buying her love with diamonds, show her how much you really love her with silicon. And, no, we're not talking about fake boobs "silicone" with an e. This computer chip necklace containing the precious metal silicon is a perfect gift. And it should leave you some coin for a gift for yourself, like a new PS3 game or two.

Link to Silicon Heart
Price: $15.99

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Ladies: RTFM
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Is your girl always bitching and complaining about your obsession with comic books, Anime and video games? You could try to explain, but there's new stuff to check out on Digg. Instead, maybe this little book could serve as a subtle hint to let her know she's not doing it right.

Geeks beware: If this book is as good as it promises to be, she soon might know how to make you exercise. Ugh!

Link for "A Girl's Guide to Dating a Geek"
Price: $13.99

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