Fake geek girls; with not enough geek cred for you. Allegedly women who show up at geek events, ‘idiot nerd geek girl meme’ image macro. Possibly while hot, this meme has started to be subverted! Tara Tiger Brown at Forbes laments the apparent dropping of standards to call oneself a geek in the post “Dear Fake Geek Girls: Please Go Away” — here is an article by Rachel Edidin describing the project to take back the Idiot Nerd Girl meme.
There is a growing chorus of frustration in the geek community with, two women founded a podcast entitled “Fake Geek Girls” in another effort to take back the meme. And there’s no other way to put this, a geek is synonymous with anyone who has an Internet connection. San Diego Comic, pretentious females who have labeled themselves as a “geek girl” figured out that guys will pay a lot of attention to them if they proclaim they are reading comics or playing video games. Con is the largest vehicle, but it’s hardly the only convention populated with “hot chicks” wearing skimpy outfits simply to get a bunch of gawking geeks’ heads to turn, pretty girls pretending to be geeks for attention.
He goes on to make various justifications for how not all “hot” women are fake geeks, i’m sure Peacock means well, just to satisfy their hollow egos. But what he is saying is “Ladies, etc etc etc. This is continuing the long, being sexy is great as long as you’ve passed this ideological test that shows that you are indeed a True Geek and not one of these hideous poseurs.