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Media Impact on Teens' Ideas for Their Futures 10 Replies

As a current High School student I know first hand how much kids are expected to plan their lives from a very early age. By 8th grade my home economics teacher had us do a presentation on what we wanted to be “when we grow up” and what college we…Continue

Started by Meg W in Debates, Intellectual Discourse, and Current Events. Last reply by BP on Thursday.

More Than This by Patrick Ness - February's Blurbing Book Club 1 Reply

So for February, I'd like to choose More Than This by Patrick Ness.  1. Read the book. 2. Come back to this forum and leave your thoughts about the book. You can write a sentence, you can write an essay, it doesn't matter, whatever you want. 3.…Continue

Started by Michelle in Books & The Blurbing Book Club. Last reply by Rebecca Kent Mar 25.

 

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It's All Geek to Me

"Meh."


Three letters that express so much indifference, laziness, mild disappointment, and a general malaise to one's own existence, but there is also much more to that small interjection. It proves a point that language is not static. It morphs (like a verbal giant mechazoid,) with each new generation, each new year, and even with each new Netflix original.


In case you are unaware, Meh is a term that was coined by The Simpsons all the way back in…
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Posted by Adam J Brunner on April 15, 2015 at 11:56am

Bachelor thesis on Nerdfighteria (Questionnaire)

Hello! 

I'm a student at the University of Gothenburg in Sweden. Right now I'm in the process of writing my Bachelor thesis in Global Studies, and have chosen the subject of Nerdfighteria. More specifically the purpose of my study is to examine ideas among Nerdfighters about things like society, morals and action for positive change. 



The material for the essay will be a selection of the answers to a questionnaire and six depth interviews with different Nerdfighters (participants in the questionnaire who agree to be interviewed). I would be glad if some of you would answer my questionnaire. Unfortunately, because of research ethical decisions and practical decisions I've had to make, you have to be 21 or over to participate - but I will share my results with all of you here afterwards, if you're interested. 



Here is the link for the questionnaire: …

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Posted by Tova Crossler Ernström on April 6, 2015 at 7:34am

Visually Nerdfighters.

Posted by Dave Johnson on March 12, 2015 at 5:41pm

The feels

Posted by Lothian Tam ~ Admin ~ on February 12, 2015 at 2:03pm — 3 Comments

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Nerdfighter Tutoring and Mentoring

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Making a moral version of Grand Theft Auto (Brainstorm thread)

Disclaimer: although I would like to someday make video games, and think it would be cool to make this particular video game, I do not currently have that ability. So I don't want to get people's hope up. This is strictly a brainstorming thread, and if some more talented nerdfighters would like to take the ideas here and make them a reality, go ahead!----------Some of you may be familiar with John's Moral Journey Through Grand Theft…See More
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