Review | The Geek’s Guide to Dating, Eric Smith

Look Inside. You keep your action figures in their original packaging. Your closets are full of officially licensed Star Wars merchandise. This hilarious primer is jam-packed with cheat codes, walkthroughs, and power-ups for navigating the perils and pitfalls of your love life with ease. Learn how to meet people in the real world and connect off-line for a change. You may even level up to a romance worthy of an RPG! Chapter 1.

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Calling all geeks! Ever wonder how to catch the eye of that gorgeous fellow geek? In this hilarious guide to dating , Eric Smith takes the geeky reader through the various stages of getting the date then beginning a relationship or, reality check: possibly moving on after that date. The chapter titles are given geeky titles, mapping the dating landscape like an old school s video game with some fun Star Trek and Star Wars references thrown in.

3, ‘The Geek’s Guide to Dating‘ is the gag gift meets self-help manual that will be Geekadelphia cofounder Eric Smith’s first project with Quirk.

CH The point is, Flex is right: the real world is the natural habitat of most women. Jerry, in an early Seinfeld episode, points this out to. The real world is where women go about their business and, as every fisherman and Aquaman knows, you have to fish where the fish are. But first, I want to share two important principles that you should keep in mind when mining for that heart of gold.

In a study conducted several years ago,. The researchers found that people tend to spend most of their time visiting the same few places over and over again. Your mission: vary your routine. And second, you really should try to expand your social network— not in the Zuckerberg sense, but in the people-with-whom-I-interact- offline sense. Surprisingly, your best bet is to increase the number of casual friendships you have, instead of spending all your time with a small, close-knit group.

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I met the very cool Eric Smith at BEA this year and got a signed copy of The Geek’s Guide to Dating. I somehow made small talk about Philly.

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I didn’t read beyond the cover, so I was unsure as to what to expect. For some reason I thought this would be a fictional book, but to my surprise because I clearly don’t read descriptions! This was perfect! I read it as a woman, and still found it incredibly useful. Good dating tips for all genders, all dating situations. Also, it’s so chalked full of nerd references, and every time I got one of them, I did a little victory dance.

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Your bedsheets are officially licensed Star Wars merchandise. The author gives dating tips by comparing real life to geeky TV shows, comic books, video games, movies, etc. I like wearing geeky shirts because it shows who I am and what I like, and if that turns anyone off, they suck. Even as someone who is already in a very geeky relationship, the book still provides some fun ideas for things to do and other advice for when things get more serious.

Much of the info-dump in these pages is written with the guy geek in mind. Maybe you could lower the difficulty level a bit? Except the facial hair. I would totally grow a twirly moustache if I could, though.

A Geek’s Guide to Dating

You keep your action figures in their original packaging. Your closets are full of officially licensed Star Wars merchandise. This hilarious primer is jam-packed with cheat codes, walkthroughs, and power-ups for navigating the perils and pitfalls of your love life with ease. Geeks of all ages will find answers to the ultimate questions of life, the universe, and everything romantic, from First Contact to The Fellowship of the Ring and beyond.

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You keep your action figures in their original packaging. Your closets are full of officially licensed Star Wars merchandise. You’re hooked on Elder Scrolls and Metal Gear but now you’ve discovered an even bigger obsession: the new girl who just.

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Cancel anytime. You keep your action figures in their original packaging. Your closets are full of officially licensed Star Wars merchandise. This hilarious primer is jam-packed with cheat codes, walkthroughs, and power-ups for navigating the perils and pitfalls of your love life with ease.

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Don’t let The Geek’s Guide to Dating fool you. And sure it’s chock full of cleverly funny pop culture geek references. But it turns out it’s actually a practical, well, guide — a well-thought-out and presented reference for anyone who has or knows someone who has trouble using geekdom to their dating advantage.

And if this book stands to prove anything, it’s that geekdom is an advantage. Odds are you’re a geek about something, whether it’s spelled out here or not. Referring to the reader as Player One who’s seeking a Player Two. This guide provides the most basic advice for the most novice of love-seekers, as well as some creative nuggets for those who consider themselves experts. But as author Eric Smith discovered, a guide to dating can be just as helpful to someone already in a relationship.

‘Geek’s Guide to Dating’: review of Geekadelphia founder Eric Smith’s book

You keep your action figures in their original packaging. Your bedsheets are officially licensed Star Wars merchandise. Eric Smith. Eric Smith is the cofounder of Geekadelphia, a popular blog covering all-that-is-geek in the City of Brotherly Love, as well as the Philadelphia Geek Awards, an annual awards show held at the Academy of Natural Sciences. It’s dangerous to date alone: take this.

The Geek’s Guide to Dating. It’s a fun, quirky little hardcover dating book being published by Quirk Books. Full of references to video games.

In his book, Smith uses examples from video games, graphic novels, and other canonical analogs to explain how to beat the challenge of finding a mate, including what to do and what not to do at a bar. The Geek’s Guide to Dating , to be released December 3rd, is already one of amazon. Tell us about it. It’s a guide that uses numerous references to geek culture to talk about dating. Think comic books, video games, movies, board games What lessons are there to be learned in the stuff we obsessed over?

Surprisingly, there are a lot. You know, my pal Tim Quirino over at Geekadelphia and I talk about this a lot, and we’ve settled on a definition I think all geeks can agree with. Basically, a geek is someone that’s so immersed in their interests, in their passions, that those once-hobbies become a part of their lifestyle.

Their day to day. Definitely a book geek. I went to school for literature and writing, I try to write books and essays, and then I work in publishing, where I talk about books all day.

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