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Nerd Girl With Amazing Sense of Humor Takes her Calculator to Prom

According to Tumblrer I Ship It Like UPS, as documented by a suite of photos, nobody asked her to prom, so she decided to take somebody who’d had a real and lasting effect on her academic progress: her TI-84.

I have to admit: it’s a pretty snazzy dresser.

(I Ship It Like UPS via Reddit.)

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  • Anonymous

    Note the photobomb in the dance pic.

  • Elaine Lang

    This girl is awesome. Her date is pretty hot, too.

  • Cedric Snow

    So I guess none of the boys added up. I did hear that TI was a great dancer, which makes sense. I mean it has great rhythm, algorithm and logarithm. My mom says it is a sine of the times. I would say that dating a calculator is irrational, but my wife says I don’t get the point.
    I better stop, my jokes are getting derivative, and only play to the lowest common denominator.

  • Anonymous

    *slow nerd clap*

  • Dani St La Rue

    I’m super geeky but this is sad. Good for her being cool with it but God I hope she becomes someone super rich and badass famous to make up for this.

  • Alisa Ann Kreuzer

    I get that this was supposed to be cute and/or humorous, and good for her for having such a positive attitude but this post just makes me feel sad for her. Where are her friends!

  • Anonymous

    Photobombing in the last picture, according to her tumblr page. :)

  • Ed Vim

    Why be sad for her? She’s already ‘got it’, in a way that even most of us adults do not. A girl at her age so secure with herself that she doesn’t care what others think of her? She’s already matured way above her peers, she can only grow more as a person at this point.

  • Helen Hill

    Good for her. But pooh on the young teens who have no appreciation for geek girls…

  • David Runneals

    AMEN! Geeky girls are fricken awesome! I’m one of her friends, and I didn’t even realize she was this geeky until now, but it just makes me respect her that much more :)

  • Anonymous

    The TI-84.Plus Silver Edition. Let it be known that the girl has a good taste in calculators.

  • Chris L.

    She brought a calculator and dressed it up as her date. Clearly, she DOES care what people think of her.

  • Anonymous

    She just won all the awards.

  • None Ya

    Mind you, this girl already goes to the nerdiest school in our state. The fact that, even in here, no one asked her is quite sad. Respectable for the idea, but sad fact.

  • AJ

    …*coughs loudly* i am one of her friends

  • Anonymous

    That calculator’s a greater man than half the boys in her class – maybe even some of the faculty.

  • Natalie Sharp

    This is the saddest/cutest thing I’ve ever read.

  • Natalie Sharp

    Ugh… *votes up*

  • Anonymous

    I took an Obi-Wan Kenobi plush to prom :)

  • Alisa Ann Kreuzer

    Yeah, maybe she is. Im just not buying it though. :/