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The 56 Different Types of Geek [Humorous Chart]

Special thanks to ETC reader Nebbsen for sharing the originating source for this image and the great news that you can buy it as a mini-poster if desired!

The 56 Geeks Project (View the Larger Version) [via Reddit]

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Akemi Iwaya is a devoted Mozilla Firefox user who enjoys working with multiple browsers and occasionally dabbling with Linux. She also loves reading fantasy and sci-fi stories as well as playing "old school" role-playing games. You can visit her on Twitter and .

  • Published 09/22/11

Comments (14)

  1. Anthony

    You forgot the Android and Apple geeks

  2. Tommy

    Apple geek is 2 down 5 over.

  3. Lady Fitzgerald

    It got me on Book and Ren Faire geeks.

  4. erik

    Maybe I missed it, but I didn’t see the “Social Networking Geek”

  5. Nebbsen

    I love this poster and I love Scott Johnson who made it so I’d appreciate it if you gave him the credit *and* the traffic he deserves:

    You can order the Poster in 2 sizes at his page and see the full size poster too:


  6. Kent

    Darn…none of them looks cool or at least pretty. :(

  7. AsianAngel

    @Nebbsen – Thanks for letting us know about the originating source for this! ^_^

  8. PointingOutMissingGeeksGeek

    What about Motor Geek (Car Geek?)? HowToGeek Geek? Video Game Geek (PS3/Xbox360 Geek)

  9. PointingOutMissingGeeksGeek

    Oh, and thanks Nebbsen for This Webcomics Geek has another bookmark to add:)

  10. Gian-Luigi Valle

    Woo Linux Geek

  11. Jess

    missed out harry potter geeks. duuuuh. :/

  12. Edrie

    Where are the Doctor Who geeks?

  13. Charles Baumann - Chassmann

    EEEEEEEEEEEEK– geek That’s a geek who’s customer/ friend/ other utters as this squeel of delight usually followed by “YOU FIXED IT” !

    lets not forget those that are known as….


  14. Az

    The Ren Faire geek isn’t nearly fat enough.

    She should be at least as fat as the Cosplay Geek if not fatter

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