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View Poll Results: So You Home Brew-Are You A Nerd?
Yes, I HomeBrew and I am a Nerd 194 54.49%
No, I HomeBrew but it's just because I like good beer 114 32.02%
I don't know, I'm sorta Geeky and can't tell 36 10.11%
I say no, but others think so 12 3.37%
Voters: 356. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 10-27-2007, 04:00 PM   #1
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Mar 2007
Perry, MI
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Would you call yourself a Nerd?
Originally Posted by orfy
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This is HBT of course. Normal Thread that goes every direction but the one intended. This forum should be scientific proof the beer causes ADD

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Old 10-27-2007, 04:01 PM   #2
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Sep 2006
San Diego, CA
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Primary: Cherrywood Smoked Porter
60 Minute IPA
On tap:Amber Ale
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Old 10-27-2007, 04:04 PM   #3
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Sep 2007
Behind the zion curtain
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Well, I'm a member of the ASBC...does that qualify me?

EDIT: Is this a "Brew-Nerd" or an overall general "Nerd-in-life" ? Either way, I my answer is still yes.
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Primary: Stone Vertical Epic 08.08.08
Secondary: Oaked Arrogant Bastard
Conditioning: Dead Guy Ale clone, Double-Dubbel
Drinking: Not for a while

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Old 10-27-2007, 04:09 PM   #4
Oct 2007
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I know I am. I am an IT dept. geek/nerd, with all those silly certifications, as well as a ham radio operator, radio control hobbyist, and I honestly believe that DEVO was the greatest live act evar!

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Old 10-27-2007, 04:11 PM   #5
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Jun 2007
Providence, RI
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Nerd? No... I am a Homebrew Geek, thank you very much!

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Old 10-27-2007, 04:11 PM   #6
For the love of beer!
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Sep 2005
Cheshire, England
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I brew because.

I like good beer.
I like to be as self sufficient as possible.
I don't like giving money to the government to waste.


Because I can.
Have a beer on me.

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Old 10-27-2007, 04:13 PM   #7
the bunnay
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Jun 2007
providence, RI
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<-- hella geeky, powers of brewsuation nonwithstanding...

geek pride.

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Old 10-27-2007, 04:15 PM   #8
Can't wait to go AG...
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Jan 2007
Reading, MA
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I vote yest, because in my opinion EVERYONE is a nerd. I've been around all types, and even the bad aZZ bikers and guys with felony convictions, etc. have a lot of nerd in them. Yup, even the "cool" are "nerds!

Brewing itself does not make someone a nerd. "Nerd" are not inherently attracted to brewing, IT, engineering, etc. any more than other fields or hobbies. But, I will say there are different levels of nerdiness, and some people fit the "classic profile" of "nerd" much more than others.

Primary - California Common -finally!
Secondary - nothing, back after year plus hiatus
Keg carbing & conditioning - nada
Drinking - store bought: Loose Cannon IPA, Wachusett IPA.
On deck: Trying to decide (beer); wine kit likely (red wine)

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Old 10-27-2007, 04:46 PM   #9
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Oct 2005
Oak Grove, Oregon, USA
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I was a Nerd before the Werd.
Remember one unassailable statistic, as explained by the late, great George Carlin: "Just think of how stupid the average person is, and then realize half of them are even stupider!"

"I would like to die on Mars, just not on impact." Elon Musk

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Old 10-27-2007, 04:52 PM   #10
Jul 2007
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Been a geek for 23 years now... homebrew or not...

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