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Happy Geek Pride Day!

Friday, May 25, 2012

Let me get this straight: it's Towel Day, Geek Pride Day, the Glorious 25th of May, *AND* Star Wars' birthday? How can I NOT post something on this most auspicious of geeky occasions?

So here's what made me laugh out loud with delight today:
The caption on Reddit was, "I asked Bill for an autograph. I got this instead." 



So much win, my head just a'sploded.

- And here's a great roundup of Star Wars Etsy crafts from Mashable.

 Darth tutu. 'Nuff said.

- And in case you missed it on the Epbot FB page, here's an adorable little girl dressed as Iron Man for her fifth birthday party:

I stumbled across Alana's photo while looking for Iron Man Sweets for CW. Another party pic shows a different little girl dressed as a princess. Yay for little girls who know what they like - princesses, superheroes, or all or none of the above - and aren't afraid to celebrate it!

 Pics via Will Hollis Snider


I hope you guys let your geek flag fly today, too! And have a fantastic weekend!

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16 comments:

  1. Oh my goodness, little girl Iron Man is SO CUTE! I love watching little geeklings develop. That is the thing that gives me hope for the future.

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  2. We saw a little girl wearing almost that exact same dress waiting in like to get Darth Vader's autograph at Disney today. So much awesomeness!

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  3. OMG OMG OMG OMG OMG THAT LITTLE GIRL IS SO FREAKIN' CUTE!!!!! *explodes from the cuteness*

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  4. Why yes, I did wear a spring of Lilac today. Fortunately ours were later than our neighbors' since ours are mostly in shade.

    I will never part with my signed copy of Night Watch.

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  5. Also, today's date (5/25/12) adds up to 42.

    You're welcome, universe.

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  6. That little girl is enough to get me to delurk! What an adorable find. I bet she had the best birthday!

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  7. I absolutely LOVE the Darth Vader dress. I sense a new project coming on...! :D

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  8. Today is SUPER Towel Day (for the reason mentioned above by Gina)!

    I love that we geeks can easily find each other online nowadays - used to be so hard to find fellow geeks unless you had a Con show up in your city. =)

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  9. First off oh shucks *snaps* I wish I knew it was geek pride day today secondly THAT GIRL IS ADORABLE!

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  10. Did anyone else notice that little Iron Man girl had donuts instead of cake? This gal is going places, you mark my words.

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  11. I must have a Darth tutu. I MUST. And a smaller one for my little girl. :-D

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  12. A little girl dressed up as a male superhero? That's awesome! <3

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  13. It was also Sir Ian McKellen's birthday!

    I think a Vader dress is definitely in my future...

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  14. I tried posting this yesterday but my birthday is on Geek pride day and I love that it's almost made me DESTINED to be a nerd....like to bring balance to the world or something. So thanks for celebrating my birthday!

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  15. 1: Our son's birthday is also on Geek Pride Day. I think he came early on purpose. He wasn't due until June 16th.

    2: Thank you for revealing to me our daughter's future prom dress. :)

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  16. That girl, even though I don't know her, is my new favoritest person. Iron Man is my favorite, too!

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