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    (Original post by lukas1051)
    Being posh and well spoken doesn't make you a nerd, it makes you a posh toff. In my view, a nerd is someone who studies very hard, achieves good grades, and often has little social life because of this. You'll get all types at any uni, just hang around with the people you feel comfortable with.
    Yes that's definitely true. That was my own misconception, but it's been rectified. By the sound of things, it's a very "mixed" University, so I'm sure there are people I would enjoy socialising with, if I were to come.
    Thank you for your post.
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    What's wrong with nerds? Nerds are the people who keep their heads down and do their work and don't offend people, it's the toffs that get good grades and ***** about people who go to less prestigious universities that you need to watch out for. I don't get why they feel the need to do it to be honest.
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    i'm common as muck.
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    You clearly have the wrong definition of a Nerd! :yep:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FyQi79aYfxU
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    (Original post by Shuv11)
    You clearly have the wrong definition of a Nerd! :yep:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FyQi79aYfxU
    The video = pure entertainment. Loved it.
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    Nerd = posh? Since when?
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    Nerdy does not mean a posh, verbose, hard studier. A nerd is someone who is intelligent, has an overwhelming passion for a niche or specialised subject and fails to function well socially due their interest/s dominating their life.
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    (Original post by Scientific Calculator)
    And your explanation for being so patronising is...? The OP asked a legitimate question. He/she is clearly generic Oxbridge material and wants to know whether this is compatible with a more contemporary, urban albeit similarly successful University such as UCL.
    Watch your mouth, son. TSR is crawling with nerds. Trust me, we're not about to appreciate your moronic comment.
    :rofl: oh the humanity! :rolleyes:
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    OP definitely has a plumb up his mouth, and arse apparently. please God i hope i meet you someday so i can stick it to your face.
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    why does it matter how many nerds are at a uni, if you picked 10 random student from top 50 ish unis you wouldnt know which ones went to which uni
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    Lol at Nerd = Posh. Come on now...

    UCL has all kinds of people, fitting almost all stereotypes. Rahs, hipsters, nerds, you name it. But people here in general seem willing to accept who they are and have much better time here because of it.

    tl;dr response: Who cares, just do whatever you want and with whoever you want.
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    Urban dictionary defines a nerd as: An individual persecuted for his superior skills or intellect, most often by people who fear and envy him.

    So while some in that group might be considered posh, it's like everyone said. It's a top uni in London... there'll be a mix of everything, and certainly people with whom you could make friends.
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    (Original post by Einheri)
    Nerdy does not mean a posh, verbose, hard studier. A nerd is someone who is intelligent, has an overwhelming passion for a niche or specialised subject and fails to function well socially due their interest/s dominating their life.
    Although words such as geek/nerd etc. have very broad/debatable meanings, this is the most correct interpretation I've seen so far.
 
 
 
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