Nerdfighters

Nerdfighter Projects

Since John and Hank pioneered the whole idea of collaborative YouTube channels, lots of siblings, friends and even strangers have started up channels inspired by the Green Brothers.

If you'd like to have your project on this page, just leave a comment with a little summary about the project and of course a link to it! (Saying 'link' because only writing the name gives me more work because then I have to search for it as well and honestly it get's tiring.)

Youtube projects:

  • The Ninglings                                                                                                     - TheNinglings is a collaboration channel of 7 Nerdfighters who create awesome by interacting with each other and the community. Their vloggers come from a few different countries but are united in Awesome. Videos are uploaded nearly every day never from the same person two days in a row. 
  • TheUncultured Project
  • -Imagine leaving behind your friends,family, possessions, and a full scholarship to a
    good university - all to go halfway around the world to
    a third world country just
    to help the poor. This is exactly what Shawn did. And
    he's using YouTube to tell his story.
  • Status: Active – Videos on an irregular schedule. Check Shawn's website for regular updates/blogs.
  • Nerdfightastic
  • - Seven Nerdfighters who met onlineeither through the Ning itself or through John
    and Hank's blogtv shows during the Tour De Nerdfighting.
    They either post vlogs of blogs on their assigned day.
  • Status: Active - Updates regularly.
  • 5AwesomeGays
  • - Five guys who describe themselvesas "We are men. We are activists. We are opinionated.
    Weare special. We are individuals. We are motivated. We
    areyou. We are us. We
    are different. We are awesome. We are gay. But that's not
    allwe are."
  • Status: Active – Updated very regularly.
  • VlogTag
  • -A channel of youtubers that was inspired by the vlogbrothers. "The objective behind
    VlogTagis to carry on a friendship via YouTube for others
    to watch, be entertained by, and possibly spam."
  • Status: Active – Updated on their assigned days.
  • NerdfighterInternational
  • -Nerdfighters International is anextension of the Brotherhood 2.0 project. This project
    isabout bringing complete strangers together in way
    never thought possible. It is about making friendships and bonds that
    would otherwise not have existed before this exciting new way
    of communication.
  • Status: Active – Updated regularly.
  • VlogSmoothie
  • -"A 2009 nerdfighter collab channelinspired by vlogbrothers and fiveawesomegirls. The
    purposeof our channel is not only to get to know each
    otherbetter, but also
    to meet as many awesome people as we can."
  • Status: Active – Updated once in a while.
  • BestWishesFromNL
  • -They're seven nerdfighters who met at the Dutch Nerdfighter gathering in December 2008.
    They decided to start a collab channel, which is inspired by the vlogbrothers
    and the five awesome girls.
  • Status: Active – Updated on their assigned days.
  • Week of Eight
  • -"Week of eight is kind of a socialproject where 8 people from different places and
    of different ages talk through vlogs rotating every day.
    In other words, it is truly made of awesome!"
  • Status: Active – Updated once in a while.
  • A Great Perhaps
  • -"Chris and Allie, or Allie and Chris, either way one of us will get smacked. We are
    people,who watch youtube A LOT. We like Hank and John
    and probably watched them before you. We like Julia Nunes."
  • Status: Active – Updated on occasion.
  • ItTakesII
  • -A brother and sister duo who usedthe channel to connect while they are apart and
    makerandom videos about awesome things.
  • Status: Active - Updated irregularly.
  • ScandanaviansInYourPants
  • -"There happens to be some scandinavians in your pants!"
  • Status: Active - Updated irregularly.
  • fiveawesomeknitters
  • There are five of us. We are awesome.We are knitters.
  • Status: Active – Updated very regularly.
  • youremakingmenervous
  • Five teenagers who each make a videoabout a central theme per week!
  • Status: Active - Updated quite regularly.
  • cybersisters
  • Sit back and watch us get to know each other in very interesting ways!
  • Status: Active - Updated irregularly.
  • NerdfighterRatio
  • A nerdfighter collab channel.
  • Status: Active - Updated irregularly.
  • Clive's Angels
  • The Nerdfighter version of Charlie's Angels, they do missions which are similar to
    the challenges and punishments of the vlogbrothers, but weekly.
  • Status: Active- Updated irregularly.
  • The Propsie And The Hand
  • "The Prospie (Josh) and The Hand(Jeff) seek to further their nerdiness, and as such, dive
    straight into the heart of Nerdfighteria."
  • Status: Active - Updated irregularly.
  • Potter in Your Pants
  • "Potter in your pants. A colossal collab channel made up of twelve outrageously
    awesome, potterhead nerdfighters from across the far reaches of
    the galaxy. We met on the Nerdfighter ning."
  • Status: Active – Updated on occasion.
  • Class 5 Vloggers
  • A collab channel with 5 nerdfighters getting to know each other.
  • Status: Active – Updated on occasion.
  • We Are The Weapon
  • "Do you guys all know what the harrypotter alliance is? Nerdfighters and the hpa worked
    together on helping haiti heal. Me and 6 other girls started
    a collab channel inspired by vlogbrothers to help promote and unite the hpa."
  • Status: Active – Updated regularly.
  • Missive Cause I Miss You
  • Two sisters started a video projectbecause they are apart at different colleges. This is
    their story.
  • Status: Active – Updated regularly.
  • Nerds To The Power Of 5
  • "A Collaboration project with 5 different people who have never met before. There will be
    challenges, themes, questions, and lots of other things to look forward to."
  • Status: Active – Updated very regularly.
  • The Channel That Must Not Be Named
  • "We are high schoolers, readers,nerdfighters, Harry Potter lovers, Youtube addicts,
    andmuch, much more."
  • Status: Active – Updated irregularly.
  • The Fellowship of the Ning
  • "We are a group of seven nerdfighters from around the globe. We hope to get to know
    each other through this vlog, and learn about different cultures in the process."
  • Status: Active - Updated daily.
  • Bookfighters
  • "The Bookfighters consist of a group of five nerdfighters who have agreed to read one book a weekfor a year and post their reviews and thoughts on this channel."
  • Status: Active - Updated very regularly.
  • Resolution Awesome
  • "We've made it our NewYear's Resolution to be Awesome, and increase Awesome in the
    world. "We're Nerdfighters and the world is in luck, 'cause
    weincrease the awesome and decrease the suck!""
  • Status: Active - Updated regularly.
  • An Unstoppable Force!
    "This is a collaborative channel consisting of five total strangers (with Jenna and Nikki to the exception) getting to know one another."
    Status: Active - Updated irregularly.
  • Nerdfighters Versus The World
  • "Eight people on this one glorious channel are ready to bring you awesome as we fight to decrease world suck waiting. Starfleet, Hogwarts, and Galifrey await us."
  • Status: Active - Updated on their assigned days.
  •  WOA (weekends of awesome)
    "Every third weekend of the month is song weekend, hear us sing...or at least try ;) --Except for Hayley, makes her own rules. Smile, laugh."
    Status: Active - Updated regularly.
  •  BeadsBeesBeads
    "Inspired by the fiveawesomegirls, this is a project about 3 girls documenting our new adventures apart!"
    Status: Active - Updated irregularly.
  •  Generation of Awesome
    "This channel expresses OUR generation's views on issues going on in our world, and OUR opinions on the matters. We will also discuss some lighter topics along the way. "
    Status: Active - Updated regularly.
  •  Awkward Author Attempt
    "Two college students on a mission: Survive school. And maybe write novels? We'll update you on that."
    Status: Active - Updated irregularly.
  •  Some Random Nerds
    "Us four nerds are staying in touch while two of us are at college! And being humorous, while we're at it."
    Status: Active - Updated regularly.
  •  How I met your roommate
    "We're five awesome people who went to college together and are dedicated to staying friends and decreasing world suck by being totally awesome."
    Status: Active - Updated irregularly.
  •  Vlogivore
    "Five people across the hemispheres becoming friends through the prehistoric means of Intering-the-webz."
    Status: Active - Updated regularly.
  •  Vlogpals
    "2 Girls, One in Canada, on in the UK. Originally penpals, now Vlogpals."
    Status: Active - Updated on occasion.
  •  Five Awesome Greeks
    "7 greek girls (4 greek and 2 half-greek girls) video blogging with each other."
    Status: Active - Updated on occasion.
  •  Powerful chocolate lovers
    "We are nerdfighters, drawn together by fate for a common purpose: TO VLOG."
    Status: Active - Updated on occasion.
  • Made Purely of Awesome
    "We are a group of 5 Nerdfighter girls from the US, complete strangers, hoping to get to know each other. We vlog 5AG style"
    Status: Active - Updated very regularly.
  • Attractive Tales
    "It's basically a rip-off of the brotherhood 2.0 idea, except we're not related and we live only farish from each other. We do random things, I write, Hannah sings, and we use it as a way of keeping in touch with each other."
    Status: Active – Updated fairly regularly.
  • RCBeiler
    "I'm just that guy. I'm a Geek. I live, I see, I game, I write, I love. Just not always in that order."
    Status: Active – Updated on occasion.
  • Steve's Inbox
    "We are a group of intrepid young pirates; thrown together by fate, torn apart by destiny, we are continuing on our journey through life separately."
    Status: Active – Updated regularly.
  • 3 Halves Of One Idiot
    "A mix of Brotherhood 2.0 and FiveAwesomeGirls, three friends who've known each other for a long time are using vlogs to communicate as they start college."
    Status: Active – Updated on occasion.
  • Five Foreign Friends
    "Five friends from around the world come together in an attempt to get to know each other better with weekly themes and challenges."
    Status: Active – Updated on occasion.
  • Writers On The Wall
    "I guess, seeing as we are a channel of writers, you would expect a witty, eloquent and maybe even spectacular description for it. Shame, that sort of pressure really isn't good for a person. I'll guess I'll leave with this thought; anything could happen..."
    Status: Active - Updated on their assigned days.
  • The Screaming Reviewer
    " A channel by one girl, uneditted, working to bring the world together through Nerdfighteria."
    Status: Active – Updated on occasion.
  • The Tea Project
    " There was a New Year's resolution made between friends to make one vlog each every week. There was only one rule: tea must be drunk in every video. One of them has moved on, but the other remains to complete her task. "
    Status: Active – Updated on occasion.
  • The 6 Great Perhaps
    " We are six girls from all around the globe, collaborating to not only get to know each other, but to make challenges for ourselves everyday, and to always seek our own Great Perhaps. "
    Status: Active - Updated on their assigned days.
  • Daily Dose of Nerd
    " We are a group of girls that met on the ning. We wanted to make a collab channel. You can't get anymore blunt then that. "
    Status: Active - Updated daily.
  • Seven Awesome Brits
    "Seven Awesome Brits is a Collab channel made up of British Nerds."
    Status: Active - Updated on their assigned days.
  • Fellowship Of The Ning
    " We are a group of 6 nerdfighters from around the globe."
    Status: Active - Updated on their assigned days.
  • Jellicles Vlog
    " We are a group of Cats fans getting to know each other better with the help of YouTube."
    Status: Active - Updated on their assigned days.
  • Sharing All The World
    " We are five teenage nerdfighters, one from the US, one from the UK, one from Holland, and two from Denmark, who are posting every weekday in an attempt to learn about new cultures and have fun doing so!"
    Status: Active - Updated on their assigned days.
  • the boredom vlogs
    " Back in November a few of us started a channel, we are still finding our feet and looking for structure."
    Status: Active – Updated on occasion.
  • Double Muggles
    " My neighbor Tess and I have been best friends for literally our entire lives. Well, her entire life at least (she's two years younger than me). However, a bunch of factors have recently lead to troubles in our friendship. In an effort to stay connected when so much more than a house now sits between us, we started DoubleMuggles."
    Status: Active – Updated on occasion.
  • DFTBAx5
    " Hello, We are 5 Nerdfighters who vlog (week)daily. "
    Status: Active - Updated on their assigned days.
  • wizardsunion
    "-"
    Status: Active - Updated on their assigned days.
  • Composed of Awesome
    "5 nerdfighters trying to spread awesomness and have fun."
    Status: Active - Updated daily.
  • Midwest geek girls
    " Two girls vlogging. Two very geeky nerdfighter girls."
    Status: Active - Updated daily.
  • Sonic Nerds
    " Five teenage girls (previously strangers and currently just strange) who are obsessed with Doctor Who, Harry Potter, and all those other wonderful things that Nerdfighters love. Updated weekdays and centered around a weekly theme or "mystery inclusion" that veiwers must guess. "
    Status: Active - Updated on their assigned days.
  • Hunger Games Inspired Music
    " I loved The Hunger Games so much I decided to make an unofficial score for all three books. My first score came out in September 2010, followed by Catching Fire in Feb 2011, and Mockingjay is scheduled for August 2011. All of the scores are unofficial and are not associated with the movies or books in any way. "
    Status: Active – Updated on occasion.
  • Skits For Kicks
    " A collaboration of actors coming together every week to create unique skits."
    Status: Active – Updated on occasion.
  • Pockets Of Your Pants
    " Just a few nerdfighters on the way into the big, bad world of vlogging!"
    Status: Active - Updated on their assigned days.
  • The Absolute Value Of 3
    " Each making a video a week in hopes of learning more about each other, finding something new about themselves and to add a little more to each week. Week one is now complete with many a more on there way."
    Status: Active - Updated on their assigned days.

 

Completed You-Tube Projects:

  • FiveAwesomeGirls - A channel of five awesome girls who met online and started a channel to get to know each other. They say that their channel is basically "Brotherhood 2.0" with the Sisterhood of the Travelling Pants, and threw in a little Harry Potter and good genes, then you'd have the Five Awesome Girls. This project has since come to an end. The videos are still available on their channel however.
  • FiveAwesomeGuys - A channel of five guys who made vlogs back and forth throughout 2008. This project has since come to an end. The videos are still available on their channel however.


Misc. Projects:

  • NerdTweeters
  • -A twitter project during which a nerd tweets during their assigned day.
  • Status: Active- Last tweet April 12 2011.
  • Stuffon Heads
  • A tumblr where nerdfighters put stuff on there heads!
  • Status: Active - Updated on occasion.
  • An Abundance of Bloggers
  • An abundance of seven girls that takes turn to write a blog post each day.
  • Status: Active - Updated very regularly.
  • BlogN3rds
  • "We're both going to different highschools and we were inspired by Vlogbrothers to keep in
    touch with the internet. We decided to keep in touch by blogging about ideas,
    our days, stuff that's happened or is happening to us, and fun,
    random stuff that we've found on the internet
    (youtube,tumblr, etc.)"
  • Status: Active - Updated on occasion.
  • Confessions of a Clueless Blogger
  • "It's about anything really, from pretending to be a dinosrawr to a very Potter Muscial quotes
    and just the goings on in my life and the world that i want to express."
  • Status: Active - Updated on occasion.
  • Nerdily Ever After
  • "Two of us are from the USA, two of us from Canada and one is from Germany. We're blogging to get to know each other and become friends."
  • Status: Active - Updated very regularly.
  • A League of Extraordinary Nerds
    " 5 Nerdfighters Blogging every day except for weekends. This week is Education Week. Check it out, it's awesome."
    Status: Active – Updated on occasion.
  • The Hold Me Closer Project
     "A little while ago, a guy named Tom Sherborne came up with a great idea - to make Tiny Cooper's musical, Hold Me Closer, a reality." Progress can be followed here.
    Status: Closed

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Comment by Nick Lees on May 31, 2012 at 3:12pm

Grrr...i'm becoming way more aware of how bad my vlogs are. The summer will bring more time to work on them, but for now, constructive criticism and suggestions are appreciated.

Comment by Gnome on May 31, 2012 at 12:42am

I've started making youtube videos, most of them are going to be vlog style but some will be different. The channel has a few random videos that I've done in the past, but the first real video of the show is about the people who use the word 'literally' incorrectly. Also, sock puppets. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6RhzyVxM5d0

Comment by Nick Lees on May 29, 2012 at 5:11pm

I am about to make a new vlog right now! In my series, called vlogs through time, i travel through time and write vlog letters to random people. My vlogs are primarily about my band and my opinions about stuff. It also contains a Dalek that lives inside my head. 

http://www.youtube.com/user/TheNickLeez?feature=mhee

Comment by Sam Saucier on May 28, 2012 at 4:31pm

Fellowship of the Ning is on here twice. How wonderful. Thanks for that. Just to confirm, we do have six members, not seven :)

Comment by Eric on May 26, 2012 at 9:53pm

Please post Project Grow a Garden here. Check my page for details.

Comment by Christian gentry on May 22, 2012 at 8:56pm

At the end of last summer, my family sold our house in Maine flew down to NC, There we bought a truck and trailer and began a trip around america in search of a community/to see america. although the trip is coming to an end (we are approaching what might be our final destination Tennessee (although if we can't find a place their then we will continue. If you want to follow the last 2-3 months of the trip and time after the blog is at www.gentryfamily.org. Enjoy! 

Comment by Clare on May 22, 2012 at 6:38am

7 Horcruxes (and 3 Hallows as substitutes) make videos each day surrounding a weekly theme. Each collab member is a part of Perth Harry Potter and nerdfighteria www.youtube.com/user/sevenpartsofawhole

Comment by Shoshana Blue on May 17, 2012 at 12:05am

this link for my vlog Operation Nerdfighter: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b6IFr2wvcSI first episode

Comment by Lydia Buzzard on May 16, 2012 at 2:58pm

I have a project called The Roman-Greek Effect with my friend Luke. We write blog posts and make vlogs about various topics that we find interesting and that teenagers sometimes wonder about. Our goal is to make people realize that maybe not all teenagers are mindless and apathetic, and they can be entertaining while still being thoughtful.

A link to our Tumblr is here: www.theromangreekeffect.tumblr.com    

and a link to our YouTube channel is here: http://www.youtube.com/user/theromangreekeffect?ob=0   

Thanks for your time!

Comment by Greg on May 10, 2012 at 2:21am

Super Minecraft Adventure - A Charity LP - Season 2: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7aLMrRHeyMI

The goal of the series is to raise $5,000 for the charity Free The Children which will go to build a well in a village in a developing nation.  This can have some serious impact increasing awesome and decreasing worldsuck.  As I'm sure many nerdfighters know, even helping a single village can have far reaching increased awesome through the years, yay ripple effect and power of one :D

No matter what the series will run until March 2013, if we meet the goal of $5,000 before then we'll start a new fundraiser to build a school in a village, also through Free The Children.

Season 2 playlist is here (we literally just started Season 2): http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL3CF0C74AB0955946

Comment by Hannah Caroline on May 6, 2012 at 2:24pm

themischiefmanagers are a group of five girls, one in England and four in America. We vlog every weekday and are getting to know each other better throughout the channel!

Comment by Kayla Sprayue on May 1, 2012 at 9:56am

A Film to Decrease Worldsuck

Hannah Lindgren, Paul Weller, and I are film students at Ball State University, and we recently got permission from John and Hank Green via Twitter to produce a documentary about Nerdfighteria, the Vlogbrothers, and Vidcon. We are really excited about this project, and this summer we will be flying out to Anaheim, CA to film at Vidcon! Paul Weller and I will be the cinematographers, while Hannah Lindgren is the producer and editor. We really need to get the word out about this documentary, and we could use your support! Please follow us and share with everyone you can for updates, contests, interactive videos, and more! We'd really appreciate it! LINK

Comment by Elle Eghigian on April 23, 2012 at 7:53am

Just starting a project called "What You Make Of Me," hosted thusfar on tumblr. The idea is, outside input from the readers of the blog will create the character writing the blog. Right now, there is no name, gender, location, anything, and the problem is, *I* am not allowed to do anything with it in regards to character creation. I need brilliant, creative input from outsiders, and to be honest, I can't think of any group of people that I would want to help me create this character more than fellow Nerdfighters. You guys know all about this sort of thing. After DJ Railstone, who else would I trust with this? Help me out, here, Nerdfighters, follow http://iamwhatyoumakeofme.tumblr.com/ and tell me who that is...

Comment by Conner Madere on April 20, 2012 at 4:30pm

Angel Island Studios We are a group of talented, independent musicians who record original songs and post them with either music videos or artwork on youtube. 

Comment by Kieran Clarke on April 18, 2012 at 11:30am

We are, as the title may have suggested, two friends from the isles of Great Britain (so please forgive the accents).

'Brotherhood From Another Motherhood', a cheap rip-off of Brotherhood 2.0 .
http://www.youtube.com/user/2Mates1Vlog 

Comment by Felicie on April 17, 2012 at 12:39pm

Hey, I have a project called "U-Named project" you can see the explanation here: http://nerdfighters.ning.com/profiles/blogs/u-named-project

I am trying to do is to make this social media campaign to inspire people to assume more social compromise. So what this basically means is that everybody that here from the campaing can make service project for the community.

Comment by Zoe-Marie Warner on April 15, 2012 at 1:49pm

Hey, I've started a project called "Project Random Happenings (...In Your Pants)" which is explained in great detail here.

Basically it's gonna be a scrapbook made out of poems, short stories, unfinished works, random ramblings/thoughts/rants, and art work, by Nerdfighters.

So far there's literally just me. I'd rather it were an us.

Thanks, DFTBA!

Comment by Bailey on April 12, 2012 at 6:41pm

Hi there, I'm currently involved with a project called The Nerdfighter Note Project.

 http://the-nerdfighter-notes.tumblr.com/the-nerdfighter-note-project

In a nutshell, we currently have loads (and I really do mean loads) of nerdfighters all over the globe that will be leaving nerdfighter notes on May 6th. The link explains everything ! Thanks!

Comment by Olivier Kayiranga on April 2, 2012 at 1:04am

http://www.youtube.com/user/FacetsOfMI?feature=guide

5 nerdfighters from the state of Michigan who met through a facebook group that represents Michigan Nerdfighteria. We make videos Monday through Friday.

Comment by Shoshana Blue on March 25, 2012 at 2:12am

I am starting a youtube channel called Operation Nerdfighter. I will be doing a lot of nerdy stuff such as calling myself Lady Artemis because I am a geek when it comes to Percy Jackson. Talk on the channel will involve a lot of world suck and many book reviews. please watch I am starting in April.

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