Holly Draine
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What do nerds look for in nerds?
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And is it influenced by previous experiences either in the department of previous friends/relationships or from fictional stories you've heard?  Does anyone seek out someone to be either their friend…Continue

Tags: nerdfighter, like, attraction, psychology, friendship

Started this discussion. Last reply by James Dec 30, 2010.

I feel risky right now.
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I've been asking for help with individual things with this…Continue

Tags: help, depression, risky, suicide

Started this discussion. Last reply by Decepticon Nov 20, 2010.

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George Arceneaux left a comment for Holly Draine
"Hey Hollie! I wanted to thank you for the well thought out response to my blog post the other day. I posted a reply on it if you were interested (I'm just starting to get used to the ning, as I just signed up). I just wanted to say your…"
Oct 9, 2011
Holly Draine commented on Prophet's blog post Alone
"Not many people want to be.  Some do.  That girl from Kiki's Delivery Service who lived in a cabin in the woods comes to mind."
Oct 5, 2011
Holly Draine replied to Miss Sally's discussion Creepy old men and how to handle them.
"I feel ya, girl.  It seems to me like all the people who flirt with me are old creepy dudes.  What I do is look them directly in the eye and glower.  Seriously.  Don't act scared, don't act like he can actually get you…"
Oct 5, 2011
Holly Draine replied to The Hunt's discussion Where Do You Fit? in the group GSA (Gay Straight Alliance)
"I guess I'm bi, but I think I might only call myself that because I hate these newfangled terms the youngins today are calling their sexuality.  :-P   I sort of seem to go back and forth sexual attraction wise, and sometimes I just…"
Oct 5, 2011
Holly Draine joined Mady's group

GSA (Gay Straight Alliance)

For anyone who is,or supports, gays, lesbians, bisexuals, transexuals, or questioning. Anyone and everyone is welcome!!
Oct 5, 2011
Holly Draine replied to Liren Jamoon (Not real name)'s discussion Please Continue The Story!
"It was at that moment that she felt her feet begin to sink into the hard, hot asphalt of the road as if it were suddenly made of liquid, or as if she was suddenly less-than-solid."
Oct 5, 2011
Holly Draine replied to Luqman azman's discussion Feelings
"I used to feel this way, when I was younger.  Then again when I was far away from my family in college, and I'd just left someone who was hurting me and it seemed like no one saw or cared.  When I came back I was faced with the…"
Oct 5, 2011
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What time is it?! ADVENTURE TIME!!!
Oct 4, 2011
Jennifer Somers Walker and Holly Draine are now friends
Oct 4, 2011
Holly Draine replied to Rachel:)'s discussion Does growing up mean partying?
"Nope.  Technically, sexuality doesn't even equal growing up.  Even if you're twenty and still don't want to grind or party, that doesn't mean you're anything other than what you are.  It sounds to me like she…"
Oct 4, 2011
Holly Draine joined friendoftheood's group

Nerdfighter Girls Who Like Nerdfighter Girls

There was a nerdfightersecret about there not being any nerdfighter lesbians/bisexual girls, so I made a group for us to find each other.
Oct 4, 2011
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Holly Draine commented on Micaela's group Girl+Girl Nerdfighter Like
"I don't know.  I feel sort of like the majority of nerdfightaria is straight girls.  :-/  Also a bunch of asexual genderless geniuses; I feel like I've run into a lot of those here.  Course, I don't know much about…"
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"what's new?"
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Holly Draine left a comment for Jennifer Somers Walker
"Haha, Hi!"
Oct 4, 2011

Profile Information

What Kind of Nerdfighter Are You?
trekkie & lit nerd & social work major
About Me:
Holly Draine is many things. And also very few.

Favorite Books, Movies, Music, and more
The Poisonwood Bible, The Time Traveler's Wife, Killing Time, Star Trek, Space Balls, Looking for Alaska, Paper Towns, Midnight Train, Pan's Labyrinth, Persepolis, The Fall, Lyra's Oxford, Harry Potter, Jane Eyre, Sappho...
What's your favorite thing to put on your head?
a sand filled weight bag
If you could do your happy dance with anyone who would it be with?
When did you start watching the Vlogbrothers?
Make up your own DFTBA initialism!
LLAP! Or... Don't Fart To Beethoven's Alphabet!

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Holly Draine's Blog

Just Breathe, Bro

I've noticed that a lot of the time, people seem to get incredibly angry at other people for being stupid.  As someone who is kind of stupid, I am offended by this.

I understand if a person is stupid in a way that actually prevents others from making the world a better place or succeeding on their own.  I get that.  I am just as annoyed with Sarah Palin as the rest of the world.  

But I don't ever understand this hatred for someone just because they don't know the music you…


Posted on October 3, 2011 at 3:04pm

Ode To Perfect Nerdy Hippie Love Affairs ( or the lack of them )

I would love to love a man who knows that girls have hair on their arms.  


Maybe one who kind of smelled, a little bit.  Sort of that hippie musk thing?  Not too much, god knows, like, I want him to bathe.  Just, I'd like if I could smell that he'd been outside or running or something.  Man-perfume freaks me out.  I don't want a man who smells prettier than me.  


Maybe a guy with a beard, though that's never been specifically necessary.  A bit of a gut is…


Posted on September 20, 2011 at 12:43pm

The Mean Reds

Sometimes it's difficult to step outside these few months that seem somehow like the most important, and realize I have not destroyed my life.


Maybe it's a requirement for people named Holly to get the mean reds.  When the mean reds come, my life stops, and my pores open up and swallow me whole.  I stop being aware of my bones, and my mind is a tethered thing that will return to me in short bursts, cutting at my limbs and trying to make me know I will kill myself by accident,…


Posted on March 14, 2011 at 1:00pm — 6 Comments

Top 20 Most Important Things That Happened During Holly's First Semester of College:

1) She found a group of friends, and lost ALL of them because each of them only wanted to know her if there was a chance of having sex with her later.

2) She found a new group of friends.…


Posted on November 22, 2010 at 11:00am — 3 Comments

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At 4:29pm on October 9, 2011, George Arceneaux said…
Hey Hollie! I wanted to thank you for the well thought out response to my blog post the other day. I posted a reply on it if you were interested (I'm just starting to get used to the ning, as I just signed up). I just wanted to say your thoughts on the subject on how we deal with crap as everyday people was brilliant.
At 11:19am on October 4, 2011, Jennifer Somers Walker said…
what's new?
At 11:01am on October 4, 2011, Jennifer Somers Walker said…

*waves hi*

hey! :D

At 2:10pm on December 8, 2010, Rachel Disaster said…
Aw thank you! That's sweet. It's from the state fair this year. It was super fun. :D
At 2:30pm on December 7, 2010, Rachel Disaster said…
Hey, what's up?
At 8:51am on December 5, 2010, Jenn Coleman said…
Hello Hello!
Thank you for the add! Let's be pals!
At 5:58am on December 5, 2010, Katey Burns said…
hello there (:

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