20 Smart and Funny Examples of the Nerd Meme

Nerds of the World, These Memes Are for You

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Nerds of the world, rejoice! There has never been a better time in human history to call yourself a nerd. Sure, you may have had to spend your adolescence getting picked on or even bullied for your nerdy tendencies, but once you get past those awkward teen years society grants you more opportunities than ever to succeed in areas populated by intellectuals. From computer technology to biochemical engineering, the 21st century is a much better time to be a nerd than ever before. Since it's always important to stay humble and learn to laugh at ourselves, let's embrace our true nature with some funny memes about the fine art of being nerdy.

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Looks Pretty Epic to Me

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We've seen our fair share of awful (and hilarious) senior portraits, but this one takes the cake. It's like Sir Lancelot discovered the wonders of Photoshop.

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Why Doesn't Anybody Want to Read My Thesis?

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This is the opposite problem most students have when writing papers! Then again, most students only wish they were this nerdy.

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Thugs Don't Have Anything on This Kid

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I mean, look at that excellent use of bendy straws! This kid is going places.

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That "Fruit Company" Is So Passé

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This man is clearly a scholar with discerning taste. Why would he use the same technology as all those other dorks?

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But That Decreases Their Value!

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Forget "first world problem" memes. "Nerd world problems" are much funnier. This person gets extra bonus points for the sniveling look on his face.

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Welcome to the Friend Zone

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It's almost as if she's more interested in your skills than your company. Odd.

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Looks Like We've Got a Bad A$$ Over Here!

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I wouldn't tangle with him! He looks like he'd be a ninja at mathematics and in the dojo!

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I Understand None of This

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Don't worry; I'm sure he'd spend a few hours explaining this joke to you if you didn't get it either. Hours and hours... while your eyes glaze over and you wish for the sweet release of death.

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Married to My P.C.

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This guy: "I'd like my senior portrait to send a message, and that message is 'I have never had a full conversation with an actual girl outside of a chat room.'"

Photographer: "Say no more."

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First Come, First Served Is for Chumps

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Otherwise known as: Every I.T. Help Desk guy ever.

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That's a Hard Pass From Me

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It's tempting, but nah, I'm all set. Thanks though!

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Real Smooth

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There are cheesy pick up lines, and then there are nerdy pick up lines like this one. Neither is likely to get you a date.

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Not That Kind of Band

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We're sure all the girls at the club will be swooning over this studly clarinet player. Ladies do love a man in uniform!

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I See What You Did There

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Somewhere in the world there's a female computer programmer who's perfect for this guy. Somebody out there has to appreciate his jokes... we hope?

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I Too Have This Problem

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Admittedly, I'm the last person who should be making fun of someone for having too many books! After all, "You can't buy happiness but you can buy books, and that's practically the same thing."

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What Is Happening?

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The look on his face says it all! He's going to be replaying this moment in his brain for the next ten years.

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Isn't This All Meme-Makers, Though?

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Sure seems like that's the whole point of making memes, but what do I know?

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Hur Hur Hur

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If all else fails, woo them with math. Women love math!

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He's Not Even Safe at Home

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"Is it your mom or your dad who picks on you, son?"

Bad Luck Brian: "Yes."

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Guilty as Charged

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We mock because we love. Remember, "Be nice to nerds. Chances are you'll end up working for one someday."

For more funny nerd humor, check out these Funny Nerd Jokes to Amuse Your Fellow Intellectuals. And if you're feeling extra smart, enjoy these Science Unit Conversion Jokes and our Collection of Chemistry Jokes.