The term “Geek” applies to more than someone who enjoys a specific topic and excels in it exceedingly. Just like in the field of computers- computer geek. And there is Nerd as well. Confused? Don’t worry, we got you covered, you may know the difference between ‘Nerds’ ‘Geeks’ ‘Dorks’ ‘Dweebs’ etc. Now you know the difference, right? So, let’s find out what are the different types of Geek, that exists within us.
Types of Geeks
Below are the types of geeks based on their interest in topics. So make yourself aware, if you might be working up for/with one of these geek types.
The Math Wizard, an Enigma, a Genius, The man who knew Infinity- Srinivasa Ramanujan (December 22, 1887, to April 26, 1920). S Ramanujan was an Indian mathematician with jaw-dropping contributions. Read about him by following the link.
The Content Geek
The content geek is anyone who frequently generates or seeks content in his or her free/occupied time rather than participating in any other activities.
Someone who is enthusiastic about the topics such as Automobiles, Bikes, or Cars. They would be commonly seen as Automobile or Fast Bike review bloggers.
Someone who craves to be omniscient of the Fashion world. They will keep track of all the latest fashion trends, and jargon, and follow the fashion designers and models, to suffice their knowledge hunger.
*Not to be mistaken with – Chic Geeks, as mentioned in some sites.
Someone who is fanatically disposed to watch all the movies and gather in-depth knowledge about them. They successfully gather extensive knowledge of movies or the actors, and additional trivia most people would never care to know.
Someone who is in love with cookery or the preparation of food. He knows to prepare different recipes and has knowledge of special ingredients that most people wouldn’t know.
Someone who is a lover of games (not live sports) and knows a lot about them. It could apply to computer games, console games, and even board games.
Someone who is very familiar with the world of the Internet, the possibilities, and the serious amount of info it contains.
Someone who is a music enthusiast or an audiophile (who enjoys music and knows much about how music is made). They might also possess extensive knowledge of musical instruments, the genre, singers, etc.
Someone who remains immersed in the world of sports. He might have a full understanding of one or more sports.
This is for Indians. 80% of the Indian population falls under this category. Cricket is more than a sport, it is their religion.
The comic is a medium to express narratives or other ideas through images, usually combined with text. It typically takes the form of a sequence of panels of images. The enthusiasts who adore such a medium of content are true comic Geeks. Hail Stan Lee!
PlayStation is a video gaming brand that consists of four home video game consoles as well as a media center, an online service, a line of controllers, two handhelds, and a phone, as well as multiple magazines. The people who are always on it, are called PlayStation Geek.
Board Games Geek
A board game is a tabletop game that involves counters or pieces moved or placed on a pre-marked surface or “board”, according to a set of rules. Some games are based on pure strategy, but many contain an element of chance; and some are purely chance, with no element of skill. Such enthusiasts are called Board game geeks.
A superhero is a heroic stock character, typically possessing supernatural or superhuman powers, who is dedicated to fighting the evil of their universe, protecting the public, and battling supervillains. Thor, Iron Man, Captain America, Superman, Batman, and the entire Marvel and DC Universe. The lovers and enthusiasts who don’t a spare time on these topics are Superhero Geeks.
Tech as Technology is the sum of techniques, skills, methods, and processes used in the production of goods or services or in the accomplishment of objectives, such as scientific investigation. The enthusiasts are known as Tech Geeks.
Anime is hand-drawn and computer animation originating from or associated with Japan. The word anime is the Japanese term for animation, which means all forms of animated media. It has a certain craze and the enthusiast are called – Anime Geeks.
The most advanced types of geek in an organization/ society is referred to as the alpha geek. He might be the most experienced one or the one whose philosophy is widely accepted.
Geeks have a foremost role in the rebranding of this world. Also, geeks are the one who invents and works on innovative ideas all the time. In our next, catch up with the famous Geek Types personality that changed the very look of the World.
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