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7 So-Called Geeky Things That Really Aren't

By Steven Romano Dec 6, 2013

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Tacos

Falling into the same category of nonsensical Internet humor as bacon, tacos are another go-to source for online guffaws hailed as a supposed aspect of geek culture. They’re seen prominently in photoshopped images and GIFs—superimposed into movie or video game characters’ hands for example—but the misconception in saying tacos are geeky might have stemmed from a famous political message board trend on FARK. According to Know Your Meme, whenever FARK discussions devolved into inflammatory rants, jocular users posted taco pics in response, inciting the wrath of trolls even further.

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Steven Romano

Like Captain America, Steven Romano is just a boy from Brooklyn. When he isn't contributing to The MindHut and other geeky websites, Steven's hard at work writing his first novel and comic book scripts. Follow him on Twitter @Steven_Romano, and swing by his blog: stevenromano.tumblr.com

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