Dating for geeks review guide
”—Anna Jedrziewski, Retailing Insight “If dating seems more like a dismal game of Frogger instead of a fun Zelda adventure, you need to read "The Geek's Guide to Dating" by Eric Smith!Learn how to meet people in the real world and connect off-line for a change.Our scientific matching system will comparing your profile with millions of other geeks and get you a date with someone who gets you! Traditional dating sites don't get it, but on Gk2Gk we help you make sense of the dating world, and simplify your love search. Our community of geeks, nerds, and assorted dorks, is weirder than your local comic book hangout.So, put your Dragon Age and Wo W game on pause, and just join. Let us help you find an awesome date to take to the next Comic-Con.It's dangerous to date alone: take this.”–Jeff Ryan, author of Super Mario: How Nintendo Conquered America “The Geek’s Guide to Dating is a must-have for anyone who feels like they’re foundering in a dating galaxy far, far away.”—Carrie Tucker, author of I Love Geeks: The Official Handbook“Single geeks, plunk down your quarters for this book!”—Tara Bennett, co-author of Fringe: September's Notebook and LOST Encyclopedia 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 would be really useful for say a geeky kid just about to start college.The book offers some pretty common sense tips on dating: start a conversation rather than a debate, clean out the junk in your car before picking your date up, put some effort into your outfit, and so on.There’s even a primer on how to kiss someone, though Smith cautions: “This isn’t the Konami code here, and trying to make out according to these directions (Up Up Down Down Left Right Left Right) would only make things weird.” Still, what sets this book apart, and makes it so much fun, is that all the tips are couched in geeky language — video game terms and science fiction references.
Smith does address this in the beginning of the book, and explains that while the text is ostensibly directed at males, a lot of the tips are equally applicable to female geeks.Create your free profile now and start meeting colorful singles with whom you can be yourself. “...sincere in helping dweebs discover that love is really the final frontier.”—Den of Geeks “...a solid manual.” —Official Xbox Magazine “The Geek’s Guide to Dating could be the answer to a single geek’s prayers.”—Suvudu “Eric Smith's The Geek's Guide to Dating sets out to aid geeky guys everywhere with humorous instructions on finding the Princess Peach to their Mario.”—Pop Sugar“..is a welcome alternative to the 'pick-up artist' phenomenon courting this same demographic.”—Publishers Weekly“[The Geek’s Guide to Dating] offers serious advice for getting a girl and knowing how to keep her…a perfect stocking stuffer!I think the most pleasure I got out of this book was the feeling of not being alone – and being able to quote Captain America in a book review and say “I understood that reference!” Yes I am a geek and proud of it and Eric’s guide provides excellent advise from the moment a geek begins to think of dating right through to the first date/second date/possible future marriage/breakup.