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Turns out the real plot for Revenge of the Nerds was the assimilation of the masses into their collective. Not unlike what the Borg would have done.

Turns out the real plot for Revenge of the Nerds was the assimilation of the masses into their collective. Not unlike what the Borg would have done.

The seventies and eighties weren't such a good time to be a nerd. It was an era when soldiers, jocks, and corporate men ruled the world, and D&D players weren't likely to get the girl. As the decades went by, the dynamic changed enough that Jocks were hiding inside on sunny days playing video games (even if it was Madden NFL) and the Nerds made it outside long enough to notice that having a tan ain't that bad.However you want to put it, things have changed enough that it isn't such a black spot on your rep to admit that you're into stuff that once would have gotten your underwear run up the flagpole.
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New SyFy show Face Off is like Project Runway for geeks!

New SyFy show Face Off is like Project Runway for geeks!

Face Off has no relation to the Nicolas Cage/John Travolta movie of the same name (although it should - Nicolas Cage does a lot of good work). SyFy TV's version of Face Off is a competitive reality show in the same manner of the popular fashion series Project Runway, but instead of making clothes and outfits, contestants must tap their make-up and special effects skills and create living monsters, beasts, and characters.
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